Health News

Yoga for Your Aching Back
Yoga may effectively ease chronic lower back pain, according to a new study.
Healthy Fats and Your Cholesterol
Ditching the cheese and fatty meats for healthy fats like those that come from vegetable oils may have a positive effect on your cholesterol levels, according to a new scientific statement.
How the HPV Vaccine Could Help the World
A simple vaccine could prevent cancer for hundreds of thousands of women around the world each year, according to new research.
The National Burden of Kidney Disease
As many as 30 million Americans are estimated to have chronic kidney disease (CKD), according to new data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
The World Has a Weight Problem
Obesity may damage the health of more than 2 billion people around the world, a new study found.
Zika in the US: What It Means for Babies
Pregnant women in the United States may face a higher risk for Zika virus than previously thought, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Pregnancy Weight Tied to Health Effects
Gaining too much or too little weight during pregnancy may affect the baby's birth weight, risk for preterm birth and the likelihood of cesarean section (C-section) delivery, a new study found.
EpiPen Alternative Approved
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new medication to treat allergic reactions.
FDA Wants Pain Rx Removed from Market
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has requested the removal of a certain pain medication from the market.
The Keys to Diabetes Management
Taking medications as prescribed can make all the difference and this is no different for those with diabetes, according to a new study.