WebMD Health

Scientists worldwide are working on COVID vaccines delivered through nasal sprays that could stop the coronavirus from invading the body at its most common entry point, the mucous membrane of the nose and throat.
Posted: May 9, 2022, 11:29 pm
Alabama is the first state to make it illegal for doctors to provide gender-affirming medical care to transgender people under the age of 19.
Posted: May 9, 2022, 11:00 pm
If you are expecting twins and don’t know what to expect, you are not alone. Here’s some advice from experts about what’s in store for you and your twins.
Posted: May 9, 2022, 9:10 pm
Your dietary needs change as you age. WebMD advises what should be on your grocery list.
Posted: May 9, 2022, 8:28 pm
Curious if your body’s aging is normal? WebMD discusses healthy and normal signs of aging.
Posted: May 9, 2022, 8:20 pm
Researchers have explored using medically trained dogs to sniff out cancer. Now French scientists say ants can do the job, too — only faster and cheaper.
Posted: May 9, 2022, 7:15 pm
The fake Adderall pills contain the deadly synthetic opioid fentanyl and are fueling increases in overdoses and hospitalizations.
Posted: May 9, 2022, 6:00 pm
To curb the spread of mosquito-borne illnesses like dengue and Zika, scientists have genetically modified the insects and released them in the U.S. Early results from the pilot study are promising.
Posted: May 9, 2022, 5:03 pm
How does a 74-year-old man, who just 3 years ago was faring well with the modest ministrations of a primary care doctor and a dermatologist, find himself awash in specialists?
Posted: May 9, 2022, 6:47 am
For the first time, researchers find a link between living with unpaid student debt and higher cardiovascular risks in midlife.
Posted: May 6, 2022, 7:41 pm

American Heart Association

Research Highlights: A study in Australia using a customized text message program to support and remind heart attack survivors to take their medication helped participants improve their weight and eat more fruits and vegetables, however, medication …
Posted: May 9, 2022, 6:00 pm
Advisory Highlights: Women continue to be underrepresented in research for cardiovascular disease (CVD), leading to gaps in knowledge and understanding of how CVD impacts women. Some risk factors for heart disease are specific to women, such as risks …
Posted: May 9, 2022, 9:00 am
Research Highlights: A study of more than 24,000 U.S. adults found that the combined use of traditional cigarettes and e-cigarettes does not reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease and likely leads to harmful health effects similar to smoking …
Posted: May 6, 2022, 9:00 am
WASHINGTON, D.C., May 4, 2022 – Late Tuesday, the parties to the federal government’s long-running racketeering lawsuit against the major U.S. tobacco companies told the court that they have reached an agreement in principle that will require the …
Posted: May 5, 2022, 3:43 pm
Research Highlights: According to national survey data on emergency room (ER) treatment, women (ages 18 to 55) who reported chest pain, the most common symptom of a heart attack in adults of all ages, received a slower and less thorough initial …
Posted: May 4, 2022, 9:00 am
Posted: April 30, 2022, 12:46 am
WASHINGTON, DC, April 28, 2022 — The Food & Drug Administration (FDA) today released proposed rules for the regulation of menthol cigarettes and all flavored cigars. Nancy Brown, chief executive of the American Heart Association, the world’s leading…
Posted: April 28, 2022, 3:29 pm
LOS ANGELES, Thursday, April 28, 2022 – Four-time GRAMMY® Award-winning singer, songwriter, author, actress and television producer Kelly Rowland, and chart-topping singer-songwriter Lauren Spencer-Smith headline the broadcast of the American Heart …
Posted: April 28, 2022, 12:30 pm
DALLAS, April 27, 2022 – Bank of America, along with leading public health organizations – the American Heart Association, the American Diabetes Association, the American Cancer Society and the University of Michigan School of Public Health – have …
Posted: April 27, 2022, 3:00 pm
DALLAS, April 27, 2022 – Skyrocketing homeless rates and a lack of affordable housing and nutritious food in the Seattle-Puget Sound area are a growing crisis that also impact health. To sustainably address food and housing insecurity as social and…
Posted: April 27, 2022, 12:00 pm