Health News

Measles Outbreaks
With 349 confirmed cases across the United States as of 2018, measles appears to be on the rise.
The Importance of Private Talks with Your Doctor
Many young people never get to have private discussions with their doctors without their parents in the room, according to a new study. And that could affect how adolescents feel about their doctors and preventive medicine.
The Importance of Cancer Screenings
Skipping recommended cancer screenings could put you at risk of fatal health problems, according to a new study.
Staying Safe During the Holidays
As the season continues, keeping yourself and your family safe is an important part of being able to enjoy the holidays.
Traveling for the Holidays?
You're ready to see the world, but are you really prepared to jet off?
Polio-Like Condition Reported in US
You might have heard the recent reports of US children suddenly becoming weak in their arms or legs. Here's what you need to know about this condition.
Preventing Lead Exposure in Kids
Here's what you need to know for National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week.
Scrub-a-Dub-Dub Those Hands
Oct. 15 is Global Handwashing Day, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is reminding everyone that keeping your hands clean is one of the most important ways to stay healthy.
After the Storm: How to Stay Safe
As a hurricane comes and goes, safety is the number one priority. Here are a few tips to keep yourself safe and healthy after the storm.
Avoiding Bacteria in Lakes, Rivers and Oceans
Labor Day is just around the corner, and the summer heat is showing no signs of letting up. It's a tempting time to go swimming, but cool off from the heat responsibly.