Steroid Treatments May Boost Preemies' Risk of Eye Problems

FRIDAY, Aug. 19, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Steroids used to help premature babies' lungs work may increase their risk of eye problems, a new study suggests.

Kids With Mild Asthma Can Take Acetaminophen: Study

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 17, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Acetaminophen does not worsen asthma symptoms in young children, a new study finds.

Heavy Drinking Might Harm the Lungs

FRIDAY, Aug. 5, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Heavy drinking may increase the risk of lung problems, a new study suggests.

Smog May Shorten Lives of Lung Cancer Patients

FRIDAY, Aug. 5, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Air pollution may shorten the lives of lung cancer patients, a new study suggests.

Health Tip: Using a Neti Pot

(HealthDay News) -- A Neti pot can help clean clogged sinuses and offer relief from nasal congestion.

Amish Lifestyle Brings Unexpected Benefit: Less Asthma

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 3, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- It can't be easy living a 19th-century life in the midst of 21st-century technology, but new research suggests the Amish people have at least one distinct advantage over the rest of the population -- much lower rates of asthma.

Flu Shot Tied to Fewer Hospitalizations, Deaths in Type 2 Diabetes Patients

TUESDAY, July 26, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- The seasonal flu vaccine may offer people with type 2 diabetes some protection against dying prematurely, a new study suggests.

Neti Pot Beats Steam for Sinus Congestion Relief

MONDAY, July 18, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Inhaling steam probably won't open your chronically clogged sinuses. But nasal irrigation may bring some relief, a new study finds.

Does Living Near a Fracking Site Make Asthma Worse?

MONDAY, July 18, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Living near fracking sites may make asthma worse for many of those who suffer from the respiratory condition, a new study suggests.

Heart Failure After Heart Attack Tied to Cancer Risk in Study

MONDAY, July 11, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- People who develop heart failure after a heart attack may also face a higher risk of cancer, a new study suggests.