Health News

Safe Toys This Holiday Season
It's never too late to make sure your child's new toys are safe.
Teaching Kids to Brush Their Teeth
As an adult, brushing your teeth is something you could probably do with your eyes closed. But for kids, this twice-daily task isn't so simple.
New Test Screens for Genetic Disorder in Newborns
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the first test to detect a rare genetic disorder in newborns.
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.
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.
Baby Powder Recalled
One lot of Johnson's Baby Powder has been recalled for asbestos.
FDA: Rompe Pecho Cough Syrup a No-Go
With flu season here, you'll want to be careful about selecting a cough syrup, according to a warning from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).