Health News Roundup


Roundup: U.S. Life Expectancy Up Slightly; FDA...

U.S Life Expectancy Increases for First Time in Four Years Life expectancy in the United States edged up by about a month to 78.7 years...

January 31, 2020 / 4 min read


Roundup: 10-Year Obesity Outlook; FDA Warning on...

Nearly Half of U.S. Adults Projected to be Obese by 2030, New Study Finds Nearly half of all adults in the U.S. will be obese...

December 27, 2019 / 4 min read


Vaping’s Impact on Young Brains; Flu Uptick;...

Vaping by children and teens surged 75 percent  in 2018, compared to 2017, according to a policy statement issued this week by the American Academy of...

February 1, 2019 / 4 min read


Roundup: ‘Gaming Disorder,’ Obesity Rates and Keystone...

‘Gaming Disorder’ Proposed as New Disease by World Health Organization (WHO) Whether it’s Fortnite, Candy Crush, Grand Theft Auto or one of the thousands of...

June 22, 2018 / 3 min read


Roundup: Kids Overdosing on Opioids; At-Home Genetic...

Opioid-Related Hospitalizations of Children More Than Doubles As the opioid crisis continues to sweep the nation, children are also falling victim to overdoses from these...

March 9, 2018 / 4 min read


Roundup: Low-Carb vs. Low-Fat, HPV Vaccinations, Heart-Healthy...

It’s Best to Focus on Quality Foods, Less on ‘Low-Carb’ or ‘Low Fat’ — Researchers Find What’s better for you if you’re trying to lose...

February 23, 2018 / 5 min read


Roundup: Alcohol Use Linked to Higher Risk...

Consuming alcoholic beverages regularly -- whether it's ight, moderate, or heavy use -- may increase your risk of developing several cancers, including those of the breast,...

November 10, 2017 / 4 min read


Breast Cancer Roundup: Radiation Therapy ‘Not as...

The majority of patients who have radiation therapy for breast cancer say the treatment isn’t as “scary” as they thought it would be, according to a...

October 6, 2017 / 3 min read


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