FRIDAY, Sept. 30, 2022 (HealthDay News) — The devastation left by one of the strongest hurricanes to hit Florida in years is immense. But residents flooded out of their homes by Hurricane Ian must be cautious when they return, federal experts warn. First off, always assume there’s potential risk fromContinue Reading

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 21, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Could air pollution land children with autism in the hospital? A new study found that short-term exposure to air pollution is linked to a higher risk for hospitalization among kids with the developmental disorder. People with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) are often admittedContinue Reading

THURSDAY, Sept. 15, 2022 (HealthDay News) – Smoking around your child is unhealthy, but it could also harm your future grandchildren, a new study finds. Children are more likely to develop asthma if their father was exposed to secondhand smoke as a child, according to researchers from the University ofContinue Reading

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 14, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Air pollution may cause irregular heart rhythms in otherwise healthy teens within two hours of exposure, a new study shows. Irregular heart rhythms, or arrhythmias, occur when the heart’s electrical impulses don’t work properly. Symptoms may include heart flutters, chest pain, fainting orContinue Reading

MONDAY, Aug. 15, 2022 (HealthDay News) — While most people know that breathing in wildfire smoke isn’t good for respiratory health, they may not know that unclean air is also problematic for the heart. Individuals with underlying cardiovascular disease risk factors may also be at risk from the smoky airContinue Reading