Health News Roundup


Roundup: Death Rate from Heart Disease has...

COVID Pandemic Reversed Decade of Progress in Lowering Heart-Disease Death Rate in U.S., Says CDC Preliminary Data Before 2020, death rates from heart disease had...

November 18, 2022 / 4 min read


Roundup: Vaping Linked to Risk of Heart...

American Heart Association: Vaping Linked to Heart, Vascular Damage in Young Adults Adults who regularly used e-cigarettes, or vaping devices, showed “worrisome changes in heart...

November 11, 2022 / 4 min read


Roundup: U.S. Cancer Deaths Continue Decline, Annual...

Cancer Death Rates Continued Declining 2015-2019, States U.S. Annual Update From 2015 to 2019, overall cancer death rates decreased by 2.1 percent per year in...

November 4, 2022 / 4 min read


Roundup: Dementia in U.S. Estimated at 10%...

New Study Estimates Prevalence of Dementia in U.S. at 10% of Adults Aged 65 & Older A newly released study based on research obtained in...

October 28, 2022 / 4 min read


Roundup: Minorities Face Higher Rates of Flu-Related...

CDC: Minorites Hospitalized With Flu at Higher Rates as Vaccine Disparities Persist Disparities persist in the U.S. when it comes to those who get fu...

October 21, 2022 / 4 min read


Roundup: FDA Redefines ‘Healthy’ Claims on Packaged...

FDA Proposes Tightening Definition of “Healthy” Food Product Claims on Packaging The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is planning to crack down on food...

October 14, 2022 / 4 min read


Roundup: CDC’s ‘Urgent’ Update on Surging Obesity...

CDC: U.S. Obesity Epidemic Intensifying, With 19 States at 35% or Higher Rates Among Adults The U.S. obesity epidemic is worsening, with 19 states having...

October 7, 2022 / 4 min read


Roundup: COVID’s Link to Type 1 Diabetes...

Researchers Indicate High Risk of Type 1 Diabetes Diagnosis in Children Following COVID Infection Children who were infected with COVID-19 show a substantially higher risk of developing...

September 30, 2022 / 4 min read


Roundup: U.S. Task Force Urges Anxiety Disorder...

U.S. Health Panel Urges Anxiety Disorder Screenings for Adults Under 65 For the first time, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF), an influential panel...

September 23, 2022 / 5 min read