Health Highlights: Dec. 19, 2022
Another Mediterranean diet bonus: Healthier sperm, better fertility. Add better chances of conceiving a baby to the list of health benefits linked to the heart-healthy regimen, scientists say. Read more
Many U.S. women must travel far to get a mammogram. The problem was most dire in rural regions, with 50% of women in those areas facing drives of 20 minutes or often much longer, new research shows. Read more
America is facing a shortage of infectious disease doctors. About half of all slots in training programs have been left unfilled, and the U.S. government projects shortages for at least a decade, experts warn. Read more
Heart attacks spike in last 2 weeks of December. Whether from stress, cold weather or falling out of good habits in terms of eating, sleeping and drinking, these dangerous events rise by 40% during the holiday season. Read more
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