What's Ahead for Health Reform in 2018?
THURSDAY, July 20, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- The Republican Party's quest to undo the Affordable Care Act -- either by replacing it, repealing it or letting it fail -- is creating enormous uncertainty for millions of Americans who buy their own health insurance.
MRI Approved for Young Infants in Intensive Care
THURSDAY, July 20, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- The first magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) device designed to scan the heads and brains of newborns in intensive care units has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
Travelers to Europe Need Measles Protection: CDC
THURSDAY, July 20, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Americans traveling
to Europe should take steps to protect themselves against measles,
the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention advises.
Senator McCain Faces a Tough Cancer Foe
THURSDAY, July 20, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Sen. John McCain
faces an uphill battle fighting the aggressive cancer discovered in
his brain last week, experts say.
Wider Access to Meds Cuts Global AIDS Deaths in Half
THURSDAY, July 20, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- AIDS-related deaths
worldwide have been halved since 2005 as more people were able to
get lifesaving drugs, UNAIDS (a United Nations Program) says in a
How Much Sleep Do You Really Need?
THURSDAY, July 20, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Health initiatives
typically center on diet and fitness. But the American Academy of
Sleep Medicine and the Sleep Research Society state that getting
enough sleep is just as important as eating right and
Sen. John McCain Has Brain Cancer
THURSDAY, July 20, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Sen. John McCain, a
respected longtime lawmaker, former prisoner of war and the
Republican presidential nominee in 2008, has been diagnosed with an
aggressive brain cancer.
Health Tip: Talking in Your Sleep
(HealthDay News) -- Talking in one's sleep is common. But the
National Sleep Foundation says it may not be anything to worry
about, except when it is attributed to or results in:
Health Tip: Ease the Pain of a Blister
(HealthDay News) -- A blister may be painful and uncomfortable,
though it's best to avoid popping it. But it's important to keep
the area clean, especially if the wound pops on its own.