Health News

Ear Tubes: No Surgery Required
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new system that allows ear tubes to be inserted without surgery.
Don't Make This Common Car Seat Mistake
During the winter, do you strap your children into their car seats while they're wearing a coat? If so, you may be putting them in danger.
New Contact Lens to Slow Childhood Myopia
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the first-ever contact lenses for nearsightedness in children.
Essential Oils and Your Health
Essential oils have gained popularity in the past few years and continue to do so. However, if used incorrectly, they may pose harm, especially in children.
Meningococcal Disease and Your Teen
Teens and young adults face an increased risk for meningococcal disease. Here's everything you need to know about meningococcal disease.
Common Acne Medication Now Available as a Foam
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the first topical form of the acne treatment minocycline.
Severe Allergic Reactions at School: Are You Prepared?
For the 1 in 13 children who have food allergies, being prepared can make all the difference.
Baby Powder Recalled
One lot of Johnson's Baby Powder has been recalled for asbestos.
Trick-or-Treating Health Tips
Kids love Halloween because of all the candy — and parents may begrudge the holiday for the same reason. No matter how you feel about this spooky holiday, it's important to know how to keep your kids safe while they're trick-or-treating.
Halloween Eye Safety
Halloween is all about fun — complete with cool costumes, mountains of candy, haunted houses and trick-or-treating. So don't let potential eye dangers get in the way of all the Halloween thrills.