Today's Health News

Today's Health News

CDC: 1999 to 2018 Saw 35 Percent Increase in Suicide Rates

Rate increased 1 percent per year from 1999 to 2006 and 2 percent per year from 2006 through 2018

Maternal Obesity May Be Related to Risk for ADHD in Children

Risk seen for mothers with body mass index of 25 and greater; paternal obesity not a factor

Review Explores Use of Menstruation, Fertility Apps

Limited research indicates most popular apps not accurate for supporting those wanting to get pregnant

Early-Life Mortality Risk Higher in ART-Conceived Children

Increased risk for mortality seen in the first year of life, predominantly in the early neonatal period

‘Mod’ E-Cigarette Users Smoke More Cigarettes One Year Later

Those who use mods versus vape pens smoke more than six times as many cigarettes at one-year follow-up

USPSTF Against Bacterial Vaginosis Screening to Prevent Preterm Delivery

Screening not advised for asymptomatic pregnant women not at increased risk for preterm delivery

Majority of Physicians Report Serious Concerns About COVID-19

National survey shows concerns regarding adequacy of supplies and COVID-19 testing

Heart Disease Risk Up for First-Time Mothers With Preeclampsia

Risk for myocardial infarction fourfold higher; risk for cardiovascular death about fivefold higher

Recent Decline in Heart Attacks Greater in Men Than Women

Rate declined by 4.7 percent annually in men, declined by 2.3 percent in women from 2009 to 2014

High Fiber Consumption Linked to Reduced Risk for Breast Cancer

Meta-analysis of prospective studies shows reduced risk for highest versus lowest total fiber intake