How to Perk Up the Holidays for Hospital Patients

MONDAY, Dec. 11, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Stuck in the hospital while family and friends are enjoying holiday festivities?

When a Preemie Goes Home, Dad Stresses Out

THURSDAY, Dec. 7, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- When parents bring a premature baby home from the hospital, it's the dads who feel the most stress, a new study finds.

U.S. Gun Sales Rose After Sandy Hook Massacre: Study

THURSDAY, Dec. 7, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Firearm sales surged following the Sandy Hook school shooting in 2012, when it appeared the United States might adopt tougher gun control laws.

Ted Koppel's Fight to Make COPD Headline News

THURSDAY, Dec. 7, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- The doctor who diagnosed Grace Anne Koppel with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) didn't pull any punches.

Shhhh! Patients Are Sleeping

WEDNESDAY, Dec. 6, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- In hospitals around the world, noise complaints are booming. But some medical centers are trying to stem the 'round-the-clock' racket.

Patients React Poorly When Docs Say 'No'

TUESDAY, Nov. 28, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Patients used to see doctors as kindly-but-firm professionals -- experts who knew what they were talking about and whose advice should be heeded, even if it wasn't necessarily welcome.

How Fast-Food Cues Can Lead You to Overeat

TUESDAY, Nov. 28, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Before heading out to shop this holiday season, steel yourself for an onslaught of tempting aromas that might lure you into a fast-food restaurant.

Care for Caregivers

TUESDAY, Nov. 28, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Many of us will care for a parent at some point in our lives. If you're shopping or cooking for Mom or taking Dad to doctor visits, you're already a caregiver.

Memo to Doctors: Spit Out the Bad News

MONDAY, Nov. 27, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Doctors, don't be afraid to deliver bad news.

Who's Most Distracted Behind the Wheel?

FRIDAY, Nov. 24, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Texting, talking on cellphones, eating, drinking -- distractions such as these are a driving hazard, and are more likely to occur among young men, new research shows.