Drinking, Drug Abuse Doubles Veterans' Suicide Risk: Study
FRIDAY, March 17, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- U.S. veterans with
substance abuse problems have a higher risk of suicide than
veterans who don't, new research suggests.
U.S. Suicide Rates Rising Faster Outside Cities
THURSDAY, March 16, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Although the U.S.
suicide rate has been rising gradually since 2000, suicides in less
urban areas are outpacing those in more urban areas, according to a
new federal report.
'Optimal' Facelifts Do Make You Look Younger, Study Finds
THURSDAY, March 16, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- The time, money and
pain spent on a facelift may be worth it, a small, new study
Opioid Painkillers and Xanax or Valium a Deadly Mix: Study
WEDNESDAY, March 15, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Mixing opioid
painkillers with common anxiety and sleep medications is a
prescription for a deadly overdose, a new U.S. study shows.
Osteoporosis Fractures May Be Deadlier for Men
WEDNESDAY, March 15, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Men are more
likely than women to die after suffering an osteoporosis-related
fracture, researchers report.
'No One Dies Alone' Program Offers Comfort at Life's End
TUESDAY, March 14, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Millions of older
Americans live out their final hours alone in a hospital bed.
Parenthood an Elixir for Longevity?
TUESDAY, March 14, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- It might not feel
like it some days, but having children may ultimately help you live
a little longer, a new study suggests.
Cystic Fibrosis Survival Better in Canada Than in U.S.
MONDAY, March 13, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- People with cystic
fibrosis are living longer than ever, but those in Canada live
nearly 10 years longer than those in the United States, a new study
Bad Diets Tied to 400,000 U.S. Deaths in 2015
THURSDAY, March 9, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Unhealthy diets may
have contributed to as many as 400,000 premature deaths from heart
disease and strokes in 2015, a new study estimates.
Cholesterol's Impact on Heart Attack Risk May Change With Age
WEDNESDAY, March 8, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Cholesterol's
impact on heart attack may differ by age, new research