Tag archive for ‘risk’
By Admin On Friday, October 13th, 2017

Does sleeping on your back raise risk of stillbirth?

Amanda Ross-White is Health Sciences Librarian, Nursing and Information Scientist, at Queen’s University, Ontario.  Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness day on Oct. 15, 2017 draws our attention to a bleak More...

By Admin On Tuesday, October 10th, 2017

Medical group: EPA's move “puts American lives at greater risk”

A coalition of medical groups opposed the Trump administration’s move to kill an Obama-era effort to limit carbon emissions from coal-fired power plants, saying such action “puts American lives at greater More...

By Admin On Monday, October 9th, 2017

Hate UTI's? This simple step could cut the risk

Drinking plenty of water each day may have an unexpected benefit — staving off urinary tract infections, a new study reports. Young women plagued by UTIs who drank an additional 6 cups of water each day were More...

By Admin On Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017

Tom Petty’s death spotlights risk of cardiac arrest

The sudden death of rock legend Tom Petty Monday night sparked an outpouring of affection and appreciation for his music — as well as questions about the what caused his unexpected loss at the age of 66. “On More...

By Admin On Tuesday, September 26th, 2017

These infections are a hidden risk in kids' sports

Participating in organized sports can bring plenty of health benefits for children and teens, but it also comes with certain risks, including the spread of infectious diseases. This week, the American Academy More...

By Admin On Tuesday, September 19th, 2017

Rio Ferdinand: I’ve considered injury risk of boxing and I’m ready for challenge

RIO FERDINAND says he is ready to take the inherent risk of a career in professional boxing despite joining the sport at the age of 38. Daily Express :: Sport Feed  More...

By Admin On Wednesday, September 6th, 2017

New report a “wake-up call” about stroke risk

After decades of seeing improvements, progress has slowed in preventing stroke deaths in American adults, according to new government research. The report, released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, More...

By Admin On Friday, September 1st, 2017

Mold a serious health risk in Harvey's wake

The devastation from Hurricane Harvey posed many immediate threats to the lives and health of millions of Texas residents. But as the waters begin to recede and evacuees return to their homes to assess the damage, More...

By Admin On Monday, August 28th, 2017

In a first, drug lowers heart attack risk with new approach

For the first time, a drug has helped prevent heart attacks by curbing inflammation, a new and very different approach than lowering cholesterol, the focus for many years. People on the drug also had surprisingly More...

By Admin On Saturday, August 26th, 2017

Morning Rounds: Could certain vitamins put you at a higher risk for lung cancer?

August 26, 2017, 7:08 AM| Dr. Jon LaPook and Dr. Tara Narula join “CBS This Morning: Saturday” to discuss a new study about certain vitamins that could increase the risk of More...