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Thyroid Cancer Survivors at Risk for Heart Disease

TUESDAY, May 29, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Men and women who survive thyroid cancer have a sharply increased risk for heart disease, a new study finds. And researchers say males and overweight survivors are particularly at risk. "Our…

Another Drug to Prevent Migraines Shows Promise

TUESDAY, May 29, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Migraine sufferers could soon turn to a number of new medications to avoid their crippling headaches. Earlier this month, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Aimovig (erenumab), the first…

Another Drug to Prevent Migraines Shows Promise

TUESDAY, May 29, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Migraine sufferers could soon turn to a number of new medications to avoid their crippling headaches. Earlier this month, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Aimovig (erenumab), the first…

Tough State Drunk Driving Laws Save Lives

TUESDAY, May 29, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- States that get tough on drunk driving see drops in alcohol-related car crash deaths, new research shows. About 30 percent of deaths in car crashes occur when one or more drivers has a blood alcohol…

Too Much Meat, Dairy Tied to Heart Failure Risk

TUESDAY, May 29, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Maybe you should skip the cheeseburger and shake, guys. Middle-aged men who often feast on meat, dairy and other high-protein foods could be on a path to heart failure, researchers report. Protein…

Take Your Swim Workouts to the Next Level

TUESDAY, May 29, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Swimming is a great way to stay in shape while having fun and without stressing your joints. If you're ready to take your lap swimming to the next level, consider joining a masters swimming program.…

Thirsty Mosquitoes May Bite More in Droughts

TUESDAY, May 29, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Your blood might be a thirst quencher for mosquitoes during a drought. A new study found that while female mosquitoes need the protein in blood to lay eggs, they also bite you to stay hydrated. …

Thirsty Mosquitoes May Bite More in Droughts

TUESDAY, May 29, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Your blood might be a thirst quencher for mosquitoes during a drought. A new study found that while female mosquitoes need the protein in blood to lay eggs, they also bite you to stay hydrated. …

Supplements Won't Help Prevent Heart Disease: Study

TUESDAY, May 29, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- When it comes to preventing heart disease, vitamin and mineral supplements are probably a waste of money, a new research review concludes. The findings, published May 28 in the Journal of the American…

No Link Between HPV Vaccine, Autoimmune Diseases: Study

TUESDAY, May 29, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Immunizing girls against human papillomavirus (HPV) doesn't increase their risk for autoimmune diseases, according to new research from Canada. HPV is the world's most common sexually transmitted…

A Young Life Lost to High Insulin Prices

TUESDAY, May 29, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Alec Smith was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes shortly before his 24th birthday. When he turned 26, he lost his health insurance. Less than a month later, he lost his life because he couldn't afford…

Take Your Swim Workouts to the Next Level

TUESDAY, May 29, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Swimming is a great way to stay in shape while having fun and without stressing your joints. If you're ready to take your lap swimming to the next level, consider joining a masters swimming program.…