Too Much TV Time May Lower Survival Odds After Colon Cancer, Study Suggests

MONDAY, Dec. 8, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Watching too much television may lower your chances of survival after colon cancer, new research suggests.

Study Casts Doubt on Low-Dose Aspirin for Women Under 65

THURSDAY, Dec. 4, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Although low-dose aspirin may curb the risks of heart disease and colon cancer, the downsides appear to outweigh the benefits for many women, a new large study suggests.

Antacids May Improve Head and Neck Cancer Survival

TUESDAY, Dec. 2, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Using antacids to control acid reflux may improve head and neck cancer patients' chances of survival, a new study suggests.

Expert Shares Gluten-Free Thanksgiving Tips

THURSDAY, Nov. 27, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Thanksgiving meals can pose a challenge for people who have to eat a gluten-free diet, an expert says.

Don't Let Chronic Heartburn Spoil Your Thanksgiving Feast

THURSDAY, Nov. 27, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Planning on seconds at Thanksgiving Day dinner this year? If you suffer from chronic heartburn -- clinically known as gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) -- a few steps may help minimize the aftereffects.

Obesity Tied to Half a Million Cancers Worldwide, Report Shows

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 26, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Obesity is associated with close to 500,000 new cancer cases worldwide each year, and nearly two-thirds of obesity-related cancers occur in North America and Europe, a new report shows.

Study Uncovers Vultures' Gastronomical Secrets

TUESDAY, Nov. 25, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Vultures have developed highly specialized ways of dealing with the toxic bacteria they ingest when eating dead animals, researchers report.

Could Popular Heartburn Drugs Upset Your 'Good' Gut Bugs?

TUESDAY, Nov. 25, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Heartburn drugs such as Prilosec and Nexium may disrupt the makeup of bacteria in the digestive system, potentially boosting the risk of infections and other problems, a small new study suggests.

Childhood Obesity Brings Host of Health Problems, Researchers Report

MONDAY, Nov. 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Obese children are at increased for liver disease, high blood pressure and heart disease, a new study warns.

Want to Raise Colon Cancer Screening Rates? Run a Lottery

TUESDAY, Nov. 18, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A lottery could be an effective means of getting people engaged in potentially lifesaving colon cancer screening, a new study suggests.