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Surviving a critical medical condition often comes with exorbitant hospital expenses that can leave many Americans in serious financial turmoil, several studies have shown. 2019 research published by the American Public Health Association found that medical bankruptcy remained a common issue in th...


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TUESDAY, Dec. 28, 2021 (HealthDay News) -- For patients undergoing right heart catheterization, point-of-care ultrasonography assessment of the jugular venous pressure (JVP) height can accurately predict elevated central venous pressure (CVP), according to a study published online Dec. 28 in the A...


Not only are we seeing yet another rise in COVID-19 cases, thanks in part to the omicron variant, but we're also now seeing flu cases ticking upward. Oh, and it's cold season, of course. So if you're feeling congested and tired, it might be tough to figure out which one of these illnesses you've go...


Americans are leaving their jobs in record numbers. Roughly 4 million people—nearly 3% of the entire workforce—quit in October, according to recently released data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Some retired; others decided to stay home with kids; but most simply switched to new roles tha...


There is evidence that women have sex on the brain just as much as — if not more than — their male counterparts, according to a new study. Scientific researchers have identified the brain region linked to genital touch in women, finding that it is better developed in those who frequently get steam...


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TUESDAY, Dec. 21, 2021 (HealthDay News) -- There's a very low risk of heart inflammation after getting the Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines, according to a new study that adds to previous research supporting the safety of the shots. The two mRNA vaccines had been linked in some studies with an...


close 01/7 Some Indian foods for weight loss Avocados, quinoa, salmon and other such rare-sounding foods have gained immense popularity among fitness freaks and people who have taken up new diets to lose weight. Losing weight is not all about reducing the amount of calories that...


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Kemp announcing state waiver plan at a fall press conference. Credit: Georgia Health News The timing of the waiver decision, right before Christmas, drew a quick, angry response from state Republican leaders. This story also appeared in Georgia Health News Gov. Brian Kemp’s spokeswom...


Winters is the time when most people end up gaining weight Gaining weight during the winter holiday season seems inevitable. All the tempting foods at home and those served at get togethers combined with the Christmas spirit lets you ignore dietary prudence. Also, the cold weather and shor...


organ donor December 24, 2021 12:43 pm The 2021 holiday season has extra meaning for Derek Gould and his family. The Sewell, New Jersey, man had been dealing with health issues due to genetic mutation that led to heart failure. Then a stranger’s transplanted heart pumped new life into Go...


Prudential instantly issues affordable, customisable hospitalisation policies through Pulse, its health and wealth management app. Out-of-pocket medical expenses in Cambodia reached $856 million as at 2018, reflecting the financial stress that Cambodian households face upon unforeseen health...