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June 04, 2014

Health Tip: Help Keep Back Pain at Bay

(HealthDay News) -- Everyone has back pain at some point, and it's among the most common reasons for missing work.

Health Tip: If You Aren't Hungry, Don't Eat

(HealthDay News) -- People often eat, not out of hunger, but because they're bored and seem to have nothing better to do.

Many With Heart Failure Aren't Told About End-of-Life Care: Study

WEDNESDAY, June 4, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Health-care providers are often hesitant to discuss end-of-life care with their heart failure patients, new research reveals.

Cancer, Heart Disease Not Likely Killers of Those Over 100

WEDNESDAY, June 4, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Pneumonia and frailty are more likely to be the cause of death among people aged 100 and older, rather than chronic conditions such as cancer or heart disease, new research shows.

Medicaid Patients Get Worse Cancer Care, Studies Contend

WEDNESDAY, June 4, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Medicaid patients appear to receive worse cancer care than people who can afford private insurance, a trio of new studies says.

Premature Death, Suicides Up Among People With Schizophrenia, Study Says

WEDNESDAY, June 4, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- People with schizophrenia are facing higher risks of dying prematurely, killing themselves and committing violent crimes compared to the general population, a new Swedish study finds.

Study Links Pot Use With Poor Sleep

WEDNESDAY, June 4, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- People who use marijuana may have trouble falling and staying asleep and feel drowsy during the day, new research suggests.

Health Highlights: June 4, 2014

Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay:

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