Health News

Understanding Diabulimia

Diabulimia. You might have heard this new buzzword, but did you know it refers to a serious health problem?

Flu Rx May Be Safer Than Once Thought

Despite past concerns, a popular flu medication did not appear to increase the risk of suicide in children and teens, a new study found.

Antibiotics and Aortic Aneurysm Risk

A common type of antibiotic may increase the risk of aortic aneurysm and dissection, according to a new study.

A Spike in Opioid Overdoses

Opioid overdoses are continuing their rapid upward trend, according to new data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

World's Smallest Mechanical Heart Valve Approved

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has expanded the approval of a mechanical heart valve to include a smaller size for use in newborns.

New Adult Diabetes Cases Continue Downward Trend

There's good news and bad news in the latest Diabetes Report Card from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Multiple Vaccines and the Immune System

Infants receiving multiple childhood vaccines based on the routine vaccination schedule did not face an increased risk for infection, according to a new study.

An Update on Blood Sugar Goals

The American College of Physicians (ACP) has released a different blood sugar goal for patients with type 2 diabetes.

Salt and Your Heart

Other nutrients in your diet may not counteract the harmful effects of sodium (salt) on blood pressure, according to a new study.

Another Reason to Use Your CPAP Machine

Sticking with your sleep apnea treatment may help keep you out of the hospital, a new study found.