WEDNESDAY, Oct. 27, 2021 (HealthDay News) — People who’ve lost their ability to smell and taste due to COVID-19 have significant struggles, but they can find ways to cope with their situation, a new study shows. One of the most common side effects of COVID-19 is the loss of theContinue Reading

THURSDAY, Oct. 21, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Slings and other popular “baby-wearing” products have sent thousands of U.S. infants to the emergency room in the past decade, a new study finds. Researchers estimate that between 2011 and 2020, more than 14,000 infants nationwide ended up in an ER because ofContinue Reading

TUESDAY, Oct. 19, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Affordable over-the-counter hearing aids could soon bring relief to millions of Americans suffering from hearing loss, under a landmark proposal announced Tuesday by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The proposal would create a category of hearing aids that could be sold directlyContinue Reading

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 13, 2021 (HealthDay News) — A new study confirms that fish oil supplements may raise the risk of a common heart-rhythm disorder — particularly when doses top 1 gram per day. At issue are medications and supplements containing omega-3 fatty acids, which are naturally found in fish oil.Continue Reading

TUESDAY, Oct. 5, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Hoverboards, electric scooters and electric bikes are the transportation of choice for a growing number of Americans, but they’re taking many straight to the emergency room. Injuries associated with these so-called “micromobility products” skyrocketed 70% between 2017 and 2020, according to a soon-to-be-releasedContinue Reading