COPD May Be Over-Diagnosed Among Uninsured
WEDNESDAY, May 22 (HealthDay News) -- Roughly four in 10
uninsured patients who have been diagnosed with chronic obstructive
pulmonary disease (COPD) actually do not have the lung disease, a
small new study suggests.
Americans Still Making Unhealthy Choices: CDC
TUESDAY, May 21 (HealthDay News) -- The overall health of
Americans isn't improving much, with about six in 10 people either
overweight or obese and large numbers engaging in unhealthy
behaviors like smoking, heavy drinking or not exercising, a new
government report shows.
'Nonsmoking' Hotel Rooms May Not Fully Protect Guests
TUESDAY, May 14 (HealthDay News) -- People who opt for
nonsmoking rooms in hotels with a partial smoking ban are not fully
protected from harmful exposure to so-called "thirdhand" smoke,
according to a new study.