Health News

These Cosmetics May Be Harmful
Check your cabinet for these recently recalled cosmetics.
Epinephrine: Rarely Used When Needed Most
Given at the right time, epinephrine can save lives, but many kids were not receiving this important medication when they needed it most, a new study found.
The Lowdown on Advance Directives
Nearly two-thirds of Americans hadn't completed an advance directive, according to a new study.
Cooling Cap May Cut Hair Loss Tied to Chemo
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has expanded the use of a cooling cap to minimize hair loss in those who are receiving chemotherapy.
The Link Between TBI and Dementia
Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) may raise your risk for dementia later on, a new study found.
Heartburn Rx Tied to Serious Risk
Long-term use of a common medication for treating excess stomach acid may be linked to early death, according to a new study.
Serious Infection Becoming More Common
The number of serious intestinal infection cases has increased rapidly in recent years, according to a new study.
Why Some Women Don't Take Their Breast Cancer Rx
Some women who faced a high risk of breast cancer did not take a preventive medication because they confused symptoms of aging with side effects, a new study found.
New Rx Approved to Prevent Blood Clots
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new medication to prevent blood clots.
New Treatment for Rare Genetic Condition
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new treatment for a rare genetic disease.