Health News

E. coli Outbreak Possibly Tied to Flour
The FDA, CDC and local health officials have begun investigating a multistate outbreak of Escherichia coli O121 (STEC O121) infections.
Check Your Pantry for These Recalled Food Items
Several food products, including Clif bars and Kashi Granola Bars, are being recalled due to a potential health risk.
Grilling Safety Tips
As you prepare for Summer, it's important to know the dangers associated with cleaning the grill with wire-bristle brushes, according to a new study.
Nutrition Labels Are Getting a New Look
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is updating nutrition facts labels for most packaged foods.
Child Obesity in the US: Still Growing
Over the last 30 years, obesity prevalence has increased in all age groups, a new study found. That new study looked at the trends after recent efforts to decrease obesity.
FDA Targets Smokeless Tobacco in Rural Areas
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is expanding its “The Real Cost” campaign to rural America.
Pre-Workout Product Recalled
Nubreed Nutrition, Inc., has issued a voluntary recall for its pre-workout product called Undisputed.
Wiping out Food Poisoning
Maybe you cooked your chicken thoroughly — but is there a chance some of the raw juice splattered on the counter? If so, bacteria could still cause illness, but an easy extra step may help keep you healthy.
Parents Smoking Might Be Heartbreaker for Kids
Many parents may try to step away from their children when they smoke, but children exposed to even small amounts of smoke may grow up to have heart problems.
What Washing Dishes by Hand May Do for Your Child's Allergies
A simple decision like whether to use a dishwasher may affect your child's allergies.