Wider Use of Naloxone Could Cut Deaths From Drug Overdoses: CDC

FRIDAY, April 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Allowing more emergency medical service (EMS) workers to administer the prescription drug naloxone could reduce the number of overdose deaths caused by opioid drugs, U.S. health officials said Friday.

Foods That Help Keep the Pounds Off as You Age

THURSDAY, April 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A new look at what kinds of foods might help people keep their weight in check as they age found that not all calories are created equal and some foods are not as bad for the middle-aged waistline as many believe.

Smog May Be Harming Your Brain

THURSDAY, April 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Long-term exposure to tiny particles of air pollution may be linked to subtle changes in the brain that could lead to thinking and memory problems, a new study suggests.

Could Weak Bones, Sudden Hearing Loss Be Linked?

WEDNESDAY, April 22, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Although the reason for the connection isn't clear, osteoporosis and sudden, temporary hearing loss often occur together, a new study from Taiwan finds.

Statins Carry Some Risk for Seniors, Study Suggests

WEDNESDAY, April 22, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Cholesterol-lowering statin drugs can help prevent heart disease in seniors, but the medications also carry the risk of side effects, new research shows.

U.S. Breast Cancer Cases Could Rise 50 Percent by 2030

MONDAY, April 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The number of U.S. women diagnosed with breast cancer could rise by as much as 50 percent within the next 15 years, according to new government predictions.

Health Tip: Live Healthier to Help Prevent Osteoporosis

(HealthDay News) -- A healthier lifestyle can help ward off osteoporosis, a disease that causes brittle, thin and weak bones.

Women With Grandkids May Leave Workforce Sooner

FRIDAY, April 17, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Women with grandchildren are more likely to retire early, according to a new study.

Stronger Muscles = Healthier Bones in Kids

FRIDAY, April 17, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Stronger muscles seems to mean healthier bones in children, according to a new study.

Brain Scans Give Clues to Link Between Alzheimer's, Down Syndrome

FRIDAY, April 17, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- It's long been known that people with Down syndrome are at higher risk for Alzheimer's disease.