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Child's Cancer Doesn't Raise Parents' Divorce Risk, Curb Plans for More Kids: Study

MONDAY, May 25, 2020 -- Having a child with cancer doesn't appear to affect parents' risk of splitting up or their plans to have more kids. That's the...

Physical Jobs Tied to More Sick Leave, Earlier Retirement

MONDAY, May 25, 2020 -- People with physically demanding jobs take more sick leave. They also have higher unemployment rates and shorter work lives, a new...

As Summer Starts, Sun Safety Slashes Skin Cancer Risk

MONDAY, May 25, 2020 -- With many beaches and parks opening in time for Memorial Day, the American Cancer Society is reminding people to practice sun...

'Kangaroo Care' Has Big Health Benefits For Preemies

MONDAY, May 25, 2020 -- Skin-to-skin contact between parents and babies -- often called "kangaroo care" -- provides major benefits to preemies' hearts and...

Sure-Fire Solutions for Managing Lockdown Temper Tantrums

SUNDAY, May 24, 2020 -- After weeks of confinement to prevent the spread of COVID-19, kids, teens and grownups alike are probably getting on one another's...

Remdesivir Will Not Be Enough to Curb COVID-19, Study Finds

SATURDAY, May 23, 2020 -- There have been high hopes that the antiviral drug remdesivir might be an answer to the pandemic of COVID-19. But a major, new study...

Outdoor Swimming Pools Not a COVID-19 Risk: Expert

SATURDAY, May 23, 2020 -- Swimming pools in many parts of the United States may reopen soon, and Americans can take comfort in knowing that taking a dip should...

How to Cope With Your Grief During Coronavirus Pandemic

FRIDAY, May 22, 2020 -- Grief is touching the lives of countless Americans as the COVID-19 death toll mounts. The death of a family member or close friend can...

Coronavirus Can Infect, Inflame the Thyroid

FRIDAY, May 22, 2020 -- An Italian teenager may be the first known case of a painful thyroid infection caused by the new coronavirus, doctors report. A...

Chinese COVID Vaccine Promising in Early Trial in People

FRIDAY, May 22, 2020 -- Another COVID-19 vaccine candidate has achieved good early results, a research team in China reported Friday. The experimental vaccine...

More Evidence Hydroxychloroquine Won't Help, May Harm COVID-19 Patients

FRIDAY, May 22, 2020 -- A drug supported and even taken by President Donald Trump as a potential weapon against the new coronavirus simply doesn't seem to...

AHA News: How to Accurately Measure Blood Pressure at Home

FRIDAY, May 22, 2020 (American Heart Association News) -- High blood pressure is one of the top risk factors for heart attack and stroke. It's also common...

AHA News: A Nutritious Side Dish to Grill This Memorial Day

FRIDAY, May 22, 2020 (American Heart Association News) -- The coronavirus has put a damper on Memorial Day outings, but you can still kick off barbecue season...

COVID-19 Damages Lungs Differently From the Flu: Study

FRIDAY, May 22, 2020 -- New research reveals that COVID-19 attacks the lungs in a far different manner from the flu. Unlike most respiratory diseases,...

Strokes Are Deadlier When They Hit COVID-19 Patients

FRIDAY, May 22, 2020 -- COVID-19 hasn't increased the risk for stroke, but when a stroke occurs it's more likely to be fatal, a new study finds. According to...

U.S. Earmarks $1.2 Billion for New Vaccine Deal as Coronavirus Deaths Near 95,000

FRIDAY, May 22, 2020 -- The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services said Thursday it would provide up to $1.2 billion to the drug company AstraZeneca to...

Face Masks Can Help Prevent Viral Spread, but They Aren't Perfect: Study

FRIDAY, May 22, 2020 -- Face coverings may reduce the risk of transmitting COVID-19, a new study suggests. Researchers assessed the effectiveness of seven...

During the Pandemic, How Safe Is the Great American Summer Vacation?

FRIDAY, May 22, 2020 -- Memorial Day is fast approaching, summer travel plans have mostly been wrecked by the COVID-19 pandemic, and people are climbing the...

Pandemic Has Overburdened Parents Stressed Out: Poll

FRIDAY, May 22, 2020 -- If there's such a thing as a "new normal" during the coronavirus pandemic, it's a constant state of stress. And it's particularly...

Mental Health is Big Issue For Police Officers Around The World: Study

FRIDAY, May 22, 2020 -- Mental health problems and substance abuse are common among cops, and more needs to be done to address those issues, researchers...

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