MONDAY, Jan. 17, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Power outages are becoming more frequent in the United States, and a new study highlights one consequence of prolonged blackouts: carbon monoxide poisonings. Looking at major U.S. power outages between 2007 and 2018, researchers found that carbon monoxide poisonings spiked during those disruptions,Continue Reading

TUESDAY, Dec. 28, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Every year in the United States, a few hundred children die suddenly and without explanation. Now researchers have found gene variants that may contribute to some of those tragic deaths. The hope, experts said, is that understanding the underlying mechanisms will eventually leadContinue Reading

THURSDAY, Dec. 23, 2021 (HealthDay News) — When a child has severe health problems, the suffering often extends to the entire family, new research finds. Using data from a single health insurance provider, the study authors assessed nearly 7,000 children with life-threatening conditions and their families, and compared them toContinue Reading

MONDAY, Dec. 13, 2021 (HealthDay News) — They take care of others, but many U.S. home health care workers say they’re not in good shape themselves, a new study finds. Researchers analyzed self-reported data collected from nearly 3,000 home health care workers in 38 states between 2014 and 2018 andContinue Reading

WEDNESDAY, Dec. 8, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Booster doses of Pfizer’s coronavirus vaccine set recipients up to effectively withstand the ravages of both the Delta and Omicron variants, a group of new studies suggest. Boosted folks are 90% less likely to die from a Delta infection than people relying solelyContinue Reading