TUESDAY, Dec. 31, 2019 — “Secret shoppers” calling California drugstores to find out how to dispose of unneeded antibiotics and opioid painkillers were given bogus information more than half the time, a new study finds.
Even fewer stores provided…
TUESDAY, Dec. 31, 2019 — One in 10 hospital patients who develop Clostridioides difficile infections may already have the dangerous germ when admitted, but no diarrhea symptoms, a new study finds.
The new report suggests that such infections…
TUESDAY, Dec. 31, 2019 — Opioid addiction is tough enough to beat, but new research shows that having an accompanying methamphetamine habit may make quitting far more difficult.
For the study, researchers looked at 799 people receiving opioid…
TUESDAY, Dec. 31, 2019 (American Heart Association News) — Looking to reboot your health in 2020? What you need to do is clear.
“We should sit less, move more, sleep more and be mindful about what we eat,” said Mercedes Carnethon, an epidemiologist…
TUESDAY, Dec. 31, 2019 — Stomach cancer among many people under 60 appears more deadly than when it occurs to older people, a new study finds.
This new form of cancer is genetically different from other stomach cancer and grows and spreads faster….
TUESDAY, Dec. 31, 2019 — A new drug might be able to save a person’s knees from the ravages of osteoarthritis, researchers report.
People taking the drug, code named MIV-711, had less bone and cartilage loss than others given a placebo.
TUESDAY, Dec. 31, 2019 — Looking for a way to improve your memory, gain control over your emotions, and boost your ability to multitask?
A new brain scan study may be just the incentive you need to put yoga at the top of your New Years’ to-do…
TUESDAY, Dec. 31, 2019 — Roughly 40% to 50% of married couples ultimately split up, according to theAmerican Psychological Association. But Northwestern University professorEliFinkelsaysthe best marriages are actuallybetter than ever.
How do you…
TUESDAY, Dec. 31, 2019 — Looking to ring in the New Year with cocktails that are lower in calories? Here are three delicious options worthy of a special celebration any time of the year with a little fruit tossed in for good measure.
For an elegant…
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