SUNDAY, May 1, 2022 (HealthDay News) — As youth spring sports kick into high gear, it’s important to know about injury prevention and treatment, an expert says. Injury risks and preventive measures can vary by sport, according to Dr. Marcus Knox, a physical therapist in the department of orthopedic surgeryContinue Reading

THURSDAY, April 28, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Coverage for eligible, necessary care is denied each year to tens of thousands of seniors with private Medicare Advantage plans, U.S. federal investigators say. In a report released Thursday, the team from the inspector general’s office of the U.S. Department of Health andContinue Reading

WEDNESDAY, April 27, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Witnessing violence between your parents is traumatic when it happens, but a new study finds that trauma can raise your risk of depression and other mental health problems. The study included more than 17,700 Canadian adults who took part in a national surveyContinue Reading

WEDNESDAY, April 27, 2022 (HealthDay News) — U.S. cancer survivors under age 65 with medical-related financial struggles have an increased risk of early death, a new study finds. “Our findings show the need to address financial hardship to ensure that cancer survivors do not delay or forgo necessary care becauseContinue Reading

THURSDAY, April 21, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Pterosaurs — the flying relatives of dinosaurs — could control the color of their plumage, researchers have discovered. Pterosaurs lived alongside dinosaurs, 230 million to 66 million years ago. The investigators analyzed a 115-million-year-old fossilized head crest of a pterosaur called Tupandactylus imperatorContinue Reading

TUESDAY, April 19, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Artificial intelligence (AI) may be able to identify alcoholics at risk of relapsing after treatment, researchers say. Patients often return to heavy drinking during and after treatment, and may require multiple tries before they can achieve long-term abstinence from unhealthy alcohol use. AIContinue Reading