Many Falls, and Resulting ER Visits, Can Be Prevented

SATURDAY, Nov. 6 (HealthDay News) -- Falls are a leading cause of injury in the United States, but some simple precautions can help prevent them, experts say.

As Clocks Fall Back on Sunday, Think About Better Sleep

FRIDAY, Nov. 5 (HealthDay News) -- When you turn your clocks back an hour this weekend, it might be a good opportunity to think about whether you're getting enough sleep.

Rheumatoid Arthritis May Raise Risk of Blood Vessel Plaque

SUNDAY, Nov. 7 (HealthDay News) -- Inflammation associated with rheumatoid arthritis may damage more than the joints, new research suggests.

Painful Gout on the Rise in U.S.

SUNDAY, Nov. 7 (HealthDay News) -- More and more Americans are struggling with gout as rates of the painful and sometimes disabling arthritic condition continue a decades-long upswing, a new study shows.

Vitamin D No Magic Bullet for Osteoarthritis

SUNDAY, Nov. 7 (HealthDay News) -- People suffering from osteoarthritis of the knee appear to receive no relief from taking vitamin D supplements, U.S. researchers report.