Today's Health News

Massachusetts Passes Bill to Ban All Flavored Vaping Products

Bill would also put 75 percent excise tax on vaping products

Testosterone Replacement May Benefit Younger Male Cancer Survivors

Benefits include significant improvement in body composition measurements over six months

Cognition Declines Tied to Hearing Loss Begin Early

Cognitive impairment starts as soon as hearing becomes imperfect, suggesting need for earlier testing, treatment

Policies Limit Medicaid Payment for Transplant in Alcoholic Liver Disease

Since 2011, proportion of Medicaid payment for liver transplant dropped for alcohol-related liver disease

Treatment Beneficial for Nonagenarians With Lung Cancer

Most pronounced survival benefit seen for patients with stage I disease

COPD Mortality Rates Decreasing in Many Countries

Number of COPD deaths increased by more than 10 percent in 11 of 24 countries studied

Obesity Prevalence Decreased Modestly for Children in WIC

Significant decreases seen for children aged 2 to 4 years enrolled in WIC state, territory agencies

CDC: Nearly Half of TBI-Related Deaths Categorized as Intentional

During last 10 years, suicide surpassed motor vehicle crashes as leading category of TBI-related death

American Heart Association, Nov. 16-18

The American Heart Association Scientific Sessions 2019 The annual meeting of the American Heart Association was held from Nov. 16 to 18 in Philadelphia and...

New Medicare Online Drug Plan Finder Might Lead to Higher Cost

Program experts and people who help with sign-ups say the tool can obscure out-of-pocket costs