Health News

Back-to-School Health
Parents around the country are gearing up to take their kids back to school for a new year. Make sure they're healthy when the learning begins.
Tonsillectomy Troubles: Coal Stoves and Secondhand Smoke
In many places around the world, people use coal-burning stoves to cook and stay warm. These stoves release a gas, also found in tobacco smoke, that might lead to issues after kids get their tonsils removed.
Cognitive Costs of Chemical Exposure
Certain laundry detergents, wall paints, patio furniture varnishes and other products for indoor and outdoor home upkeep leach sometimes dangerous fumes. Those fumes’ negative health effects may be lasting.
Pfizer Issues Antidepressant Rx Recall
Taking prescribed medication can become a habit that we execute without much thought. But concerns about a medication mix-up may lead some to double-check their labels this week.
Health Benefits of Friendship
Having a social safety net of friends and family provides innumerable benefits that affect your well-being. Here are some ways that having strong relationships can influence your health.
Tips to Wake Up Beautiful
We can't always look like a million bucks first thing in the morning, but these tips can help you wake up on the right side of the bed. #IWokeUpLikeThis
Simple Tips for Relationship Bliss
Being in a healthy relationship may provide many health benefits to you and your partner. Here are some tips that can help ensure a healthy relationship.
Smoking Bans Worked Inside and Outside the Home
A smoker can’t totally kick the habit by only smoking occasionally. Researchers have found that public — and private — smoking policies may work in much the same way.
Caregivers' Life Span May Be Longer
As the population ages, more and more people are taking on the role of caregiver, supporting older relatives as they age. It has been suggested that the stress of this role can bring health problems, but a new study found that caregivers may actually live longer.
Growing a Baby in Dirty Air
The environment around a pregnant woman can influence a growing baby. High levels of pollution may be one thing that affects a developing baby.