Health News

Hand Sanitizers May Make Questionable Claims
You can't always believe everything you hear about hand sanitizers.
The Dangers of Hotel Pools
Before you head down to the hotel pool for a swim, you may want to take some precautions to protect your health.
Caring for Someone with Dementia
Adult children and other relatives often care for family members with dementia. This endeavor brings unique challenges, but help is available.
Promoting Alzheimer's Awareness
June is Alzheimer's & Brain Awareness Month. This month, health officials are hoping to raise awareness about Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia.
How to Fight a Migraine
June is National Migraine and Headache Awareness Month. That means it's the perfect time to review some tips for alleviating migraine and headache pain.
Travel Vaccines Explained
Traveling the world can be an eye-opening experience, but, if you aren’t prepared, it can be a dangerous one, too.
Rx for Rare Genetic Disease Gets FDA Nod
A rare disease called phenylketonuria (PKU) just got a new match.
Rx for Low Platelet Counts Approved
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new medication to treat low blood platelets, a condition known as thrombocytopenia.
High Potassium Rx Gets Green Light
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a medication to treat high potassium levels.
A Look at Nicotine Replacement Therapy
Most people don’t need to be convinced of the dangers of smoking. The stats speak for themselves, but World No Tobacco Day is a good time to discuss some ways to quit smoking.