Health News

Pneumococcal Vaccine FAQs
In 2017, pneumonia killed nearly 50,000 people in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). But there is a vaccine that can prevent this lung infection.
Obesity on the Rise in the US
New research findings suggest that obesity is still increasing among adults in the United States. That comes with a lot of potential health problems — and one of them involves COVID-19.
Detecting Breast Cancer Early
Performing regular breast self-exams can make all the difference in women's health.
FDA Issues Warning About 'Benadryl Challenge'
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a safety warning for a common allergy medicine.
Holiday Safety During COVID-19
As fall approaches, so do the holidays. And as the coronavirus pandemic continues, many are wondering how to stay clear of COVID-19 and celebrate the holidays safely.
Common Anxiety Meds Get Stronger Warning
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is ordering a stronger warning for a common anxiety and sleep medication.
Happy Feet with Diabetes
Diabetes can lead to complications throughout your body, even in your feet. Learn how to keep your feet healthy and happy.
Mental Health During COVID-19
As the number of new COVID-19 cases has soared, so has the number of people experiencing depression symptoms, a new study found. How do you take care of your mental health during a global pandemic?
A Drop in Lung Cancer Deaths
Deaths from the most common type of lung cancer have decreased rapidly in recent years. Researchers are saying new treatments are behind this good news.
What Comes After COVID-19?
For many people who get COVID-19, symptoms end within a couple of weeks. But for others, post-COVID-19 symptoms may stick around for weeks or months.