MONDAY, Jan. 17, 2022 (HealthDay News) — You’ve gotten vaccinated. You’ve gotten boosted. You wear your mask, maintain social distancing, wash your hands — you do everything you’ve been asked to do to protect yourself and others. And you are completely fed up. If that description sounds like you, youContinue Reading

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

MONDAY, Jan. 17, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Parents struggling with infant feeding issues may have another reason to persevere: New research ties feeding problems with an increased risk of developmental delays. For the study, the mothers of nearly 3,600 children were surveyed about feeding problems at 18, 24 and 30Continue Reading

FRIDAY, Jan. 14, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Transgender people get greater mental health benefits if they start gender-affirming hormone treatment when they’re teens instead of waiting until they’re adults, a new study finds. “This study is particularly relevant now because many state legislatures are introducing bills that would outlaw thisContinue Reading

THURSDAY, Jan. 13, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Is your teen staring at their smartphone all day? There’s many things parents can do to protect kids from the potentially negative effects of social media, experts say. While there are positive aspects to social media, there’s evidence it can pose risks toContinue Reading

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 12, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Wildfires and rising temperatures are exposing more and more Americans to an air pollution double-whammy of smoke and smog, a new study warns. Researchers found that over the past 20 years, a growing number of people in western states have been simultaneously exposedContinue Reading

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 12, 2022 (HealthDay News) — A new report offers hope on the lung cancer front: Patients are being diagnosed at an earlier stage in their disease and living longer due to better access to care, higher screening rates and improved treatments. And that is driving overall cancer ratesContinue Reading

TUESDAY, Jan. 11, 2022 (HealthDay News) — It’s a move that could severely limit the number of people taking the controversial new Alzheimer’s drug Aduhelm: Medicare on Tuesday proposed to only cover the cost of the pricey medication for people enrolled in approved clinical trials. A final decision on coverageContinue Reading

TUESDAY, Jan. 11, 2022 (HealthDay News) — For several years, a leading U.S. pediatricians’ group has called for middle and high schools to start later in the morning, to help these young people get the right amount of sleep. Now, new research suggests that students aren’t the only ones whoContinue Reading

TUESDAY, Jan. 11, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Secondhand vapor from electronic cigarettes is harmful to others, causing bronchitis symptoms and shortness of breath in young bystanders, a new study reports. Secondhand exposure to vapor increased teens’ risk of bronchitis symptoms by 40% and shortness of breath by 53%, according toContinue Reading