Health Tip: Taking Antacids
(HealthDay News) -- Over-the-counter antacids are generally safe
to help ease heartburn. But, there are some people who should check
with their doctor before taking them.
U.S. Smoking Rate Falls to 15 Percent: CDC
TUESDAY, Sept. 1, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The U.S. smoking rate
continues to decline, with just over 15 percent of adults reporting
they're current smokers, a new government survey reveals.
Many Teens With Chronic Illnesses Use Alcohol, Pot
MONDAY, Aug. 31, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Teens with chronic diseases such as asthma and juvenile arthritis have to manage their health carefully, yet many of them have had alcohol or smoked marijuana in the last year, a new study shows.
Wireless Pacemaker Shows Promise in Early Trial
MONDAY, Aug. 31, 2015 (HealthDay News) --A tiny, wireless heart pacemaker showed promise in early tests and could offer an alternative to conventional, wired pacemakers, researchers report.
Naps May Do a Heart Good
MONDAY, Aug. 31, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Taking a midday nap
might be beneficial for your heart, new research suggests.