THURSDAY, July 26, 2018 -- Scuba diving might sound like a great adventure, but a new report warns that if you are older and overweight, you have a higher chance of having a heart attack while underwater.
These divers need to address any health problems that might increase their risk of heart attack and see their doctor for regular fitness tests, the researchers said.
THURSDAY, July 26, 2018 -- If you wind up in the emergency room with a minor injury, the likelihood you will be prescribed unnecessary opioids may depend on where the hospital is located, new research suggests.
For example, such prescriptions were much less likely to be offered in hospitals in Michigan, Minnesota, New Jersey, New York and North Dakota, while they were much more likely to be offered in hospitals in Arizona, Arkansas, Kansas, North Carolina, Tennessee and Texas.
TUESDAY, July 31, 2018 -- Heading soccer balls poses a much greater threat to women's brains than men's, new research suggests.
The study included 49 female and 49 male amateur soccer players, aged 18 to 50. They reported a similar number of headings over the previous year (an average of 487 headings for the men and 469 for the women).