Blood Pressure Meds May Lower Colon Cancer Risk
A new study suggests that two types of blood pressure drugs might do double-duty, helping blood pressure and keeping colon cancer away, too.
How Safe Is it to Use A Public Bathroom?
With dirty door handles, heavily trafficked toilet bowls and proximity to strangers, how can you protect yourself from COVID-19 in a public bathroom?
Air Travel a Puzzle in Age of Coronavirus
United and American airlines, along with Southwest and Delta, require all passengers to wear cloth face masks or any high-tech masks while on the...
Amid Pandemic, Too Many Americans Are Hesitating to Call 911
Fear of getting COVID-19 at hospitals and not wanting to burden health care facilities with non-COVID-19 issues might account for these findings
Studies Detail Syndrome in Kids Linked to COVID
Nearly 300 children in 26 states fell ill with a mysterious COVID-related inflammatory condition between March and May, a pair of new studies show.
Predicting Your Menopause Age: What Factors Matter
When will you reach menopause? WebMD explains what factors into your menopause age.
CDC Updates COVID-19 Risk Factors
The CDC has updated the list of underlying health conditions that put a person at high risk for severe outcomes from COVID-19.
1 in 10 Americans Uses a Prescription Painkiller
Americans continue to look to the medicine cabinet for pain relief, with 1 in 10 using some type of prescription painkiller, a new U.S. government...
Cancer Drug Might Help Curb Severe COVID-19
Could a cancer drug spare hospital patients from the ravages of severe COVID-19?
Drug Might Relieve Low Back Pain in Whole New Way
A new nonopioid pain reliever could be welcome news for people who have difficult-to-treat back pain.
C. diff. Infections Double Death Risk
Hospitalized patients infected with the dangerous diarrhea bug Clostridium difficile (C. diff.) face more than twice the risk of dying than...
How COVID is Affecting U.S. Food Supply Chain
During the pandemic, meat processing businesses appeared to be the weakest link throughout the food supply chain. Meat processing plants have been...