Health News Roundup


Roundup: Colorectal Cancer Deaths Rise in Young...

Death rates from colorectal cancer in the U.S. have increased in adults under 55 in the last 10 years, according to a new report. The...

August 11, 2017 / 2 min read


Roundup: Hearing Loss is Now No. 3...

Almost twice as many people report hearing loss as report diabetes or cancer, the CDC said in a new report.

February 10, 2017 / 2 min read


Roundup: 1 in 3 Adults Misdiagnosed as...

As many as one in three adults who’ve been diagnosed with asthma may not actually have the chronic respiratory disorder, a new study has found....

January 27, 2017 / 3 min read


Roundup: Flu Vaccines Urged as Season Intensifies;...

If you haven’t gotten a flu shot, the time is now. Flu season is here, and there’s been an uptick in the number of people...

January 20, 2017 / 3 min read


Roundup: Weekend-Only Exercise Does a Body Good;...

If the only time you can find to exercise is the weekend and you’re feeling guilty about it – stop fretting. New research says weekend...

January 13, 2017 / 3 min read


Roundup: Plant-Friendly, Low-Sugar Diets Score High in...

Nutrition and medical experts have placed diets that focus on fruits, vegetables and prepared foods low in sugar and salt at the top of a...

January 6, 2017 / 4 min read


Roundup: An ‘Aerobic Fitness Check’ Could Help...

Actor Alan Thicke’s sudden death from a fatal heart attack this week at the age of 69 is shedding new light on cardiovascular screenings that...

December 16, 2016 / 4 min read


Roundup: Rise of E-Cigarette Use Among Youth...

Actions should be taken by public officials and others to "protect the health of our nation’s young people," according to a report issued Thursday by...

December 9, 2016 / 4 min read


Roundup: Racquet Sports Score Highest in Reducing...

While just about any sustained exercise routine can improve your overall health, there may be certain sports or aerobic activities that can further improve your...

December 2, 2016 / 4 min read