Health News

Understanding Birth Defects
While not all birth defects are preventable, you can take some steps to help reduce the risk to your baby, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
A New Warning About E-Cigarettes
As electronic cigarettes become more popular, we learn more about their potential dangers.
Measles in the US: Still Going Strong
Health experts have said that measles was eliminated in the United States. But that may no longer be the case.
Unplug Before You Tuck In
Americans may be getting less sleep than they have in previous years, and it might be because of smartphones.
The Answers to Your Breastfeeding Questions
Aug. 1 through 7 is World Breastfeeding Week — the perfect time to learn a little more about breastfeeding.
Three Tips for a Healthy Pregnancy
Whether you are trying to have a baby or just thinking about it, informing yourself is a good first step. Here are three tips to get you started:
A Vaccine for Dengue Fever, for Some
Until recently, there was no vaccine for dengue fever in the United States.
Take a Look at Your Eye Health
We know to brush and floss to keep our teeth in tip-top shape and to eat right and work in some cardio at the gym for our heart's sake. But what about our eyes?
Protect Yourself from Tetanus
Tetanus is dangerous. It’s also preventable.
Vaccines: Not Just Kid Stuff
Immunizations aren't just for kids. Adults need vaccinations, too. Staying up to date on your vaccinations is one of the easiest ways to prevent disease.