Health News

FDA Gives Thumbs Up to New Antibiotic
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new antibiotic.
How a Sedentary Lifestyle Affects Your Health
For frail, inactive adults, sedentary behaviors like sitting may raise their risk of dying, according to a new study.
Gaps in Newborn Screening
Many infants are still not getting the recommended newborn screenings at birth.
Teens and the Cancer-Preventing Vaccine
Many parents are choosing for their teens to receive the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine.
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First US Rx for Chagas Disease Approved
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the first United States treatment for Chagas disease.
Inflammatory Disease Rx Gets Green Light
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new medication to treat multiple chronic inflammatory diseases.
The Benefits of Intensive Blood Pressure Control
Two new studies are arguing that more intensive blood pressure control could prevent heart disease in high-risk patients, as well as improve their quality of life.
Learn About an FDA Approved Treatment for Rheumatoid Arthritis
Vitamin B and Lung Cancer: A Possible Link
Your high-dose B vitamin supplement may be raising your risk of lung cancer, a new study found.