FRIDAY, Jan. 27, 2023 (HealthDay News) — Natural gas stoves have become the latest flashpoint in America’s increasingly volatile political culture, after a top federal regulator publicly mulled over banning the appliances. “This is a hidden hazard,” the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) commissioner, Richard Trumka Jr., said inContinue Reading

MONDAY, Jan. 9, 2023 (HealthDay News) — A new way of allocating donor lungs that eliminates geographical restrictions could save more lives, new research suggests. In early 2023, the current U.S. system, which looks for compatible candidates within a fixed radius, will be replaced by the Composite Allocation Score. TheContinue Reading

MARTES, 20 de diciembre de 2022 (HealthDay News) — Unos investigadores han descubierto otro peligro para la salud asociado con vapear. Inhalar los productos de vapeo podría dañar a una capa esencial de los pulmones, llamada surfactante. El surfactante está hecho de lípidos y proteínas, y posibilita que se respireContinue Reading

WEDNESDAY, Dec. 21, 2022 (HealthDay News) – Cold, dry winter air and a trio of spreading viruses could cause children’s asthma to flare up this winter season. But experts at one children’s hospital offer some tips to help parents keep their kids’ worrisome respiratory symptoms in check. While asthma isContinue Reading

WEDNESDAY, Dec. 21, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Researchers think they’ve figured out why people can become reinfected with COVID-19, despite immunity gained from either vaccination or a previous infection. It turns out that antibodies produced in the nose — the first line of defense against respiratory viruses like COVID —Continue Reading