Are You an ‘Extreme Early Bird’?

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Aug. 16, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Early to bed and early to rise? In...

Severe Lung Injury After Vaping Reported

Aug. 16, 2019 -- Four cases of severe lung injury possibly linked with vaping in Minnesota are similar to dozens of cases in Wisconsin and Illinois. The patients had symptoms such as shortness of breath, fever, cough, vomiting,...

Younger Patients Shunning Blood Pressure Meds

So, patients may be fooled into thinking that the treatment is somehow worse than the disease. Also, "for younger populations, there's literature that suggests they don't want to admit they have a chronic disease that they have to...

FDA Approves Drug for Most Deadly Form of TB

THURSDAY, Aug. 15, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- A new drug has been approved as part of a powerful, three-pronged treatment regimen for the most deadly strain of tuberculosis, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced Wednesday. Pretomanid tablets...

Heart Attack Rates Higher Near Fast-Food Clusters

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Aug. 15, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- If you live in a neighborhood where fast-food...