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Older Dads' Sperm Isn't What It Used to Be

Latest Pregnancy News TUESDAY, May 21, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Just because a guy can make babies later in life doesn't mean it's risk-free.The partners and children of men who become fathers at an older age are at increased risk for health problems, a new st...

For Many With Mild Asthma, Popular Rx May Not Work: Study

Latest Asthma News TUESDAY, May 21, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- A widely used type of asthma medication may not work in more than half of patients who are prescribed it, new research shows.Inhaled corticosteroids, which are designed to reduce airway inflammation,...

Cleaner Air Linked to Lower Asthma Rates in Kids

By Serena GordonHealthDay Reporter Latest Asthma News TUESDAY, May 21, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Air pollution levels have been declining for years, and researchers can now show that cleaner air is linked to fewer kids developing asthma. The new study looked at nine...

Bill Would Raise U.S. Legal Age to Buy Tobacco to 21

Tuesday, May 21, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- A bill to raise the minimum age for buying any type of tobacco product, including electronic cigarettes, from 18 to 21 was introduced Monday by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. Latest Lungs News The proposed bipart...

Q Fever? A Bigger Threat to Humans Than Thought

By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter Latest Infectious Disease News TUESDAY, May 21, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- You've probably never heard of Q fever, but the bacterial disease may be sickening -- and killing -- more Americans than once believed, a new study sug...

Health Tip: Effects of Too Much Protein

(HealthDay News) -- In recent years, high-protein diets have surged in popularity. Though protein is essential for life, too much protein can be a problem, says Harvard Medical School. Latest Nutrition, Food & Recipes News Getting too much protein is asso...

Health Tip: Living With Leg Swelling

(HealthDay News) -- Leg swelling typically occurs from fluid buildup or inflammation, says Mayo Clinic. Latest Heart News It can affect any part of the leg, including the foot, ankle, calf or thigh. Even for non-emergency problems, prompt care is still recommen...

Where's the Best Place for Your Child's Sports Physical Exam?

Latest Healthy Kids News TUESDAY, May 21, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Student athletes usually need a sports physical. And the best place for that exam is at their primary care doctor's office, according to updated guidelines from leading U.S. medical experts. "W...

Aspirin, Anti-Clotting Meds Safe After Bleeding Stroke: Study

Latest Heart News WEDNESDAY, May 22, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Taking aspirin or anti-clotting medicines like Plavix won't boost the risk of another stroke if you've already survived a bleeding stroke, a new study suggests.In fact, they might even help guard ...

Cholesterol Levels Improving Among U.S. Kids

By Amy NortonHealthDay Reporter Latest Healthy Kids News TUESDAY, May 21, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Despite an epidemic of childhood obesity, the cholesterol levels of American kids have been improving over the past 20 years, a new study shows.Researchers found t...

AHA News: Stress From Work, Home Can Harm Women's Hearts

Latest Heart News MONDAY, May 20, 2019 (American Heart Association News) -- Even with supportive spouses, many women still find themselves helping the kids with homework and cleaning up household messes, often while scrambling to make dinner after a 10-hour work...

Nearly Half of Juul Twitter Followers Are Teens, Young Adults: Study

By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter Latest Healthy Kids News MONDAY, May 20, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Juul became the dominant brand of e-cigarettes in the United States by targeting teens with its clever use of social media, a new study suggests.Nearly 70% of U...
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