Health News

Ranitidine Medication Warning FAQs

A common acid reflux medication has been in the news for containing low levels of a possible cancer-causing impurity. Here's what you need to know.

Trick-or-Treating Health Tips

Kids love Halloween because of all the candy — and parents may begrudge the holiday for the same reason. That's why it's important to know how to keep your kids safe while they're trick-or-treating.

Halloween Eye Safety

Halloween is all about fun — complete with cool costumes, mountains of candy, haunted houses and trick-or-treating. So don't let potential eye dangers get in the way of all the Halloween thrills.

A Patch for Schizophrenia

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a first-of-its-kind patch for schizophrenia.

Mammogram Myths

For Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we're debunking four common mammogram myths.

Supplements for Mental Health?

Can a nutritional supplement help manage depression symptoms? New research suggests that it's possible.

Head Injuries: More Than Concussions

Concussions have been linked to long-term brain damage, but a new study found that smaller impacts to the head may also lead to harm over time.

E-Cigs Remain Under Investigation

Health officials continue to investigate e-cigarettes as the number of reported respiratory problems tied to vaping continues to rise.

FDA Takes on Illegal Opioid Websites

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and US Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) have sent warning letters to 10 websites for illegally marketing opioid medications.

Asthma Rx Approved for Home Use

An asthma medication that once could only be given at a doctor's office can now be given at home.