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Strike Out Kids' Overuse Injuries This Baseball Season

SATURDAY, April 17, 2021 -- Young baseball players are at risk for overuse injuries, but there are ways to play it safe and prevent such problems, the American...

Energy Drink Habit Led to Heart Failure in a Young Man

FRIDAY, April 16, 2021 -- Energy drinks provide millions with a quick, caffeinated boost, but one young man's story could be a warning about overconsumption,...

AHA News: While Mopping, Young Mom's Heart Tore

FRIDAY, April 16, 2021 (American Heart Association News) -- On a Saturday morning last August, Sindi Mafu had started her typical weekly chores –...

4 in 10 Transgender Women Have HIV: CDC

FRIDAY, April 16, 2021 -- Four in 10 transgender women have HIV, which shows the urgent need to offer them more prevention and treatment services, according to...

Americans Still Avoiding ERs in Pandemic, But Uptick Seen in Mental Health Crises

FRIDAY, April 16, 2021 -- While ER visits have stayed below normal levels as the coronavirus pandemic continues, the number of people showing up in the...

AHA News: Could the Pandemic Help Boost Diversity in Clinical Trials?

FRIDAY, April 16, 2021 (American Heart Association News) -- The pandemic has exposed troubling inequities in the United States that have left Black and...

Know the Signs of Rare Blood Clot Linked With J & J Vaccine

FRIDAY, April 16, 2021 -- While U.S. federal government experts probe potential risks of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, what do you need to know if you...

Did CBD Oil for Seizures Push a 2-Year-Old Boy Into Puberty?

FRIDAY, April 16, 2021 -- CBD oil used to curb seizures in a 2-year-old with epilepsy may be linked to the boy developing signs of a very early puberty, a...

U.S. Marines Study Finds Getting COVID Won't Protect Young People From Reinfection

FRIDAY, April 16, 2021 -- Young adults, take note: A new study finds that even if you have suffered a bout of COVID-19, it is not a guarantee against a second...

Health Highlights, April 16, 2021

Europe Surpasses 1 Million COVID-19 Deaths The COVID-19 death toll in Europe has surpassed 1 million, and it's seeing about 1.6 million new cases each...

It's a Scream: Human Brains Alert to Positive Shrieks

FRIDAY, April 16, 2021 -- Screams have different meanings, and you're likely to respond quicker to screams of joy than to those of anger or fear, a new study...

Booster Shots a Likely Reality for COVID-Vaccinated Americans

FRIDAY, April 16, 2021 -- Vaccinated Americans will probably need booster shots to guard against emerging coronavirus variants in the future, a White House...

Pregnancy Raises the Risk for Kidney Stones

FRIDAY, April 16, 2021 -- Kidney stones can happen to anyone, but now a new study confirms that being pregnant may increase your risk of developing...

1 in 50 COVID Patients in ICU Will Develop a Stroke

FRIDAY, April 16, 2021 -- Among COVID-19 patients in intensive care units (ICUs), 2% suffer a stroke, a new study finds. Of the two types of stroke,...

Cycling During Dialysis? It Might Help Patients

FRIDAY, April 16, 2021 -- Dialysis is time-consuming, making it hard for kidney failure patients to keep fit. But cycling during treatment sessions could boost...

Even Before COVID, Many More People Died Early in U.S. Versus Europe

THURSDAY, April 15, 2021 -- Americans were living shorter lives and dying at a significantly higher rate than the citizens of wealthy European countries even...

Rashes Can Occur After COVID Vaccine,  But Dermatologists Say 'Don't Worry'

THURSDAY, April 15, 2021 -- Dermatologists liken skin to a window that can reveal what is going on inside the body, and a rash that sometimes follows a...

Scientists Create Embryos With Cells From Monkeys, Humans

THURSDAY, April 15, 2021 -- Researchers have successfully introduced human stem cells into monkey embryos in the lab, creating short-lived hybrid organisms...

AHA News: The Link Between Structural Racism, High Blood Pressure and Black People's Health

THURSDAY, April 15, 2021 (American Heart Association News) -- High blood pressure. Structural racism. What do they have in common? Researchers say they are...

'Magic Mushroom' Hallucinogen as Good as Antidepressants: Study

THURSDAY, April 15, 2021 -- The magic ingredient in "magic mushrooms" may be at least as effective as standard medication for depression, an early clinical...

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