Health News

Opioid Prescriptions: A Persistent Problem
Despite an overall decline in the number of opioids prescribed during the last nine years, the amount remained high, according to a new report.
Your Work Hours Might Affect Your Heart
Staying late at the office might affect your heart health, according to a new study.
New Breast Cancer Rx Class Gets Good Review
A new class of breast cancer medications appeared to have manageable side effects for most patients, according to a new study.
New Hepatitis Rx Approved
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new medication to treat hepatitis.
Why Some Stroke Survivors Skip Their Statins
Concerns over side effects may cause some stroke survivors to not take the statins they're prescribed, a new study found.
Is Prostate Cancer Surgery Recommended For Everyone?
For some men with prostate cancer, surgery may not be more beneficial than observation, according to a new study.
Choosing the Right Depression Rx
Taking an antipsychotic medication may be more effective than switching to another antidepressant in treating depression, a new study found.
New Rx May Keep Breast Cancer Away
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a medication meant to prevent breast cancer from returning.
Healthy Diet: Small Changes, Big Results
Making small diet improvements over time may lower your risk of dying, according to a new study.
Breastfeeding: A Possible Hidden Benefit
Mothers who breastfeed their children longer may be less likely to develop multiple sclerosis (MS), according to a new study.