Health News

Blood Pressure: A Numbers Game
High blood pressure is a leading cause of cardiovascular disease. But what do your blood pressure numbers actually mean?
Know Your Asthma Triggers
Knowing your asthma triggers is the first step in avoiding them.
Egg-Free Flu Vaccine Appears to Work for Kids
An egg-free vaccine for the flu appears to be safe and healthy for kids, according to a new study.
A Healthy Diet for a Longer Life
A healthy diet could add more than a decade to your life, according to a new study.
FDA Warns About At-Home COVID-19 Test
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is telling people not to use a particular at-home COVID-19 test.
COVID-19 Update: 2/22/22
The Omicron wave appears to be subsiding, but COVID-19 isn't over yet.
Big Smiles for Children's Dental Health
This month is National Children's Dental Health Month. You can celebrate by promoting good dental health habits with your kids.
Monoclonal Antibody for Omicron Approved
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has authorized a type of monoclonal antibody that appears to be effective against the Omicron variant.
Do We Need an Omicron-Specific Vaccine?
The Omicron variant spread through the world like wildfire. Does that mean we need an Omicron-specific vaccine?
FDA Delays Decision on COVID Vaccine for Young Kids
Health officials have delayed their decision on whether young children should get the COVID-19 vaccine.