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Recall: Tyson Chicken Strips Might Contain Metal
Posted on March 22, 2019 at 3:24 pm

This is the second major recall of a Tyson product this year. In January, the company recalled 5-pound plastic packages of chicken nuggets because they might have been contaminated with pieces of rubber. […]

Overdose Deaths From Fentanyl Soaring: Report
Posted on March 22, 2019 at 1:34 pm

In 2011 and 2012, about 1,600 deaths a year were attributed to fentanyl overdose. Then, the toll began to rise, topping out at 18,000 in 2016, according to the report. […]

CBD Products Now Sold at CVS Stores in 8 States
Posted on March 22, 2019 at 1:24 pm

Curaleaf operates more than 40 marijuana dispensaries across 12 states and also offers hemp-derived products including lotions, tinctures, vape pens and patches. […]

Key Changes for Car Seat Safety
Posted on March 21, 2019 at 10:37 pm

Car seat guidelines have changed, and they'll keep your child safer, longer, the author of a new statement on car seat safety says. […]

Doctor Group: Changed Nasal Flu Vaccine OK for Kids
Posted on March 21, 2019 at 9:43 pm

Changes to the nasal spray appear to have improved its effectiveness, and the American Academy of Pediatrics is now endorsing it as well as flu shots to protect children. […]

Four Steps to Make Shots Easier for Your Baby
Posted on March 21, 2019 at 9:25 pm

Shots can be a major cause of stress for babies and their parents, but a four-step pain-relief routine can ease Baby’s discomfort. […]

Psychosis Risk Varies With ADHD Meds, Still Small
Posted on March 21, 2019 at 9:09 pm

In the study, people who took amphetamines, like Adderall and Vyvanse, seemed to carry a relatively greater risk than the methylphenidates Ritalin and Concerta. […]

Buyer Beware: Seafood 'Fraud' Rampant, Report Says
Posted on March 21, 2019 at 5:52 pm

Popular and pricey fish like sea bass and snapper had the highest levels of mislabeling -- 55% for sea bass and 42% for snapper. […]

Gov. Exposed Kids to Chickenpox
Posted on March 21, 2019 at 5:30 pm

Republican Governor Matt Bevin’s actions of deliberately exposing his children to a disease are "unfortunate and not an example for any of us," infectious disease expert Dr. William Schaffner told the associated press. […]

Recall: Baby Cough Syrup for Deadly Bacteria Risk
Posted on March 21, 2019 at 4:49 pm

Infants and young children and those with weakened immune systems are most at risk. There have been no reported illnesses connected to DG/health NATURALS baby Cough Syrup + Mucus as of March 20. […]

Pediatrician Sentenced for Abusing 31 Children
Posted on March 21, 2019 at 4:11 pm

Barto did not apologize or make a statement in court, the AP said. He pleaded guilty in December to sexually abusing two family members. […]

Is Medical Pot a Blessing for Seniors?
Posted on March 20, 2019 at 8:37 pm

In states that legalized medical marijuana, there was a 4.8 percent decrease in reported pain for conditions that qualified for pot treatment (cancer, arthritis, glaucoma and pain), compared to states without medical marijuana. […]

Is Your Doctor Helping or Hurting You Lose Weight?
Posted on March 20, 2019 at 8:25 pm

A little empathy from a health care professional goes a long way for a few reasons. […]

Mysterious SCAD Heart Attack Strikes Younger Women
Posted on March 20, 2019 at 8:16 pm

While rare, more than 90% of people who suffer a SCAD heart attack are women, and it’s responsible for 40% of heart attacks in women under the age of 50. […]

FDA Takes New Look at Breast Implant Safety
Posted on March 20, 2019 at 7:53 pm

On Tuesday, the FDA warned two breast implant makers that they'd failed to conduct adequate long-term studies of their implants' effects on women's health. […]

Scalding Hot Tea May Boost Esophageal Cancer Risk
Posted on March 20, 2019 at 7:44 pm

A previous study linked hot tea with esophageal cancer, but this new one is the first to pinpoint a specific temperature, according to the researchers. […]

Walk, Dance, Clean: Just Move to Live Longer
Posted on March 20, 2019 at 6:20 pm

Americans who got in just 10 to 59 minutes of moderate physical activity every week had an 18 percent lower risk of death from any cause, compared with couch potatoes, the researchers found […]

FDA Approves First Drug for Postpartum Depression
Posted on March 20, 2019 at 2:20 pm

The drug, Zulesso (brexanolone), is delivered via intravenous infusion. […]

Roundup Caused Man's Cancer: Jury
Posted on March 20, 2019 at 1:38 pm

Monsanto, now owned by pharmaceutical company Bayer, faces more than 9,000 Roundup-related lawsuits in the United States, The Guardian reported. […]

Can High-Potency Pot Make You Psychotic?
Posted on March 20, 2019 at 1:12 pm

As many as 1 in 5 newly diagnosed cases of psychosis might be linked to daily cannabis use, according to data gathered from 11 hospitals across Europe. […]

Kale Is a Surprise on 2019's 'Dirty Dozen' List
Posted on March 20, 2019 at 12:04 pm

For the report, researchers ranked pesticide contamination of 47 fruits and vegetables based on an analysis of more than 40,000 samples taken by the USDA and FDA. […]

Using Pre-Ejaculation Sperm May Help Infertile Men
Posted on March 19, 2019 at 11:04 pm

The study shows that on its path from the testicles to ejaculation, sperm DNA can suffer major damage. Researchers said it may be possible to use sperm taken directly from the testicles to fertilize eggs so that infertile men can have children. […]

Can Some Kids Outgrow Autism?
Posted on March 19, 2019 at 9:58 pm

Doctors have known for decades that a small number of young children diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder seem to outgrow it. The vast majority continue to face challenges and need support, said lead researcher Dr. Lisa Shulman. […]

Third of Uninsured Skimp on Meds to Save Money
Posted on March 19, 2019 at 8:35 pm

Nearly 1 in 5 of those prescribed drugs asked their doctors for less expensive options. The rate was highest -- 40 percent -- among people without insurance, CNN reported. […]

Study: OK to Stop Aspirin 3 Months After Stent
Posted on March 19, 2019 at 6:41 pm

Patients who get drug-eluting stents to open a blocked artery can stop taking aspirin after just three months, instead of the typical full year, and lower their risk of bleeding, a new study suggests. […]


Drug Combo Does Double Duty Against Common Skin Lesions, Cancers
Posted on March 22, 2019 at 7:00 am

Title: Drug Combo Does Double Duty Against Common Skin Lesions, CancersCategory: Health NewsCreated: 3/21/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/21/2019 12:00:00 AM […]

Attention, Seniors: Drink More Water and Head Off Disease
Posted on March 22, 2019 at 7:00 am

Title: Attention, Seniors: Drink More Water and Head Off DiseaseCategory: Health NewsCreated: 3/21/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/21/2019 12:00:00 AM […]

Health Tip: Signs of Learning Disabilities
Posted on March 22, 2019 at 7:00 am

Title: Health Tip: Signs of Learning DisabilitiesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 3/21/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/21/2019 12:00:00 AM […]

Overdose Deaths From Fentanyl Soaring: Report
Posted on March 22, 2019 at 7:00 am

Title: Overdose Deaths From Fentanyl Soaring: ReportCategory: Health NewsCreated: 3/21/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/21/2019 12:00:00 AM […]

Strengthening Family Ties Through Online Gaming
Posted on March 22, 2019 at 7:00 am

Title: Strengthening Family Ties Through Online GamingCategory: Health NewsCreated: 3/21/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/21/2019 12:00:00 AM […]

AHA News: Culture, Paycheck, Neighborhood Key to Your Heart's Health
Posted on March 22, 2019 at 7:00 am

Title: AHA News: Culture, Paycheck, Neighborhood Key to Your Heart's HealthCategory: Health NewsCreated: 3/21/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/21/2019 12:00:00 AM […]

Hot Tea May Boost Esophageal Cancer Risk
Posted on March 22, 2019 at 7:00 am

Title: Hot Tea May Boost Esophageal Cancer RiskCategory: Health NewsCreated: 3/21/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/21/2019 12:00:00 AM […]

Health Tip: Reading Food Labels for Diabetics
Posted on March 22, 2019 at 7:00 am

Title: Health Tip: Reading Food Labels for DiabeticsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 3/21/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/21/2019 12:00:00 AM […]

Three Clues to Raised Risk of Miscarriage
Posted on March 22, 2019 at 7:00 am

Title: Three Clues to Raised Risk of MiscarriageCategory: Health NewsCreated: 3/21/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/21/2019 12:00:00 AM […]

When it Comes to Diet, Not All Plants Are Created Equal
Posted on March 22, 2019 at 7:00 am

Title: When it Comes to Diet, Not All Plants Are Created EqualCategory: Health NewsCreated: 3/20/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/21/2019 12:00:00 AM […]

Weight-loss readiness
Posted on March 22, 2019 at 12:00 am

Before you plunge into a weight-loss program, see if you're truly ready to change. […]

Rev up your workout with interval training
Posted on March 22, 2019 at 12:00 am

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Sweet potato waffles with blueberry syrup
Posted on March 22, 2019 at 12:00 am

A hint of spices and a blanket of juicy berries make these waffles a breakfast treat. […]

Eating and exercise: 5 tips to maximize your workouts
Posted on March 22, 2019 at 12:00 am

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Childhood vaccines: Tough questions, straight answers
Posted on March 22, 2019 at 12:00 am

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Guacamole with beans
Posted on March 22, 2019 at 12:00 am

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Baby beet and orange salad
Posted on March 22, 2019 at 12:00 am

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Runny nose
Posted on March 21, 2019 at 12:00 am

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Is Your Doctor Helping or Hurting You Lose Weight?
Posted on March 20, 2019 at 8:25 pm

A little empathy from a health care professional goes a long way for a few reasons. […]

Kale Is a Surprise on 2019's 'Dirty Dozen' List
Posted on March 20, 2019 at 12:04 pm

For the report, researchers ranked pesticide contamination of 47 fruits and vegetables based on an analysis of more than 40,000 samples taken by the USDA and FDA. […]