Another Drug to Prevent Migraines Shows Promise

TUESDAY, May 29, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Migraine sufferers could soon turn to a number of new medications to avoid their crippling headaches. Earlier this month, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Aimovig (erenumab), the first migraine prevention drug ever developed. On its heels comes a successful trial of the migraine prevention drug galcanezumab.…

A Young Life Lost to High Insulin Prices

TUESDAY, May 29, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Alec Smith was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes shortly before his 24th birthday. When he turned 26, he lost his health insurance. Less than a month later, he lost his life because he couldn’t afford the exorbitant price of his life-saving insulin. “Alec had a full-time job that…

Take Your Swim Workouts to the Next Level

TUESDAY, May 29, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Swimming is a great way to stay in shape while having fun and without stressing your joints. If you’re ready to take your lap swimming to the next level, consider joining a masters swimming program. U.S. Masters Swimming is a nonprofit that promotes the activity and works with…