Health News

What May Be Keeping Your Teen up at Night
For many teens, it's second nature to reach for the smartphone or tablet when they have a spare minute or two. Those spare minutes can add up, though, and may affect teens' sleep quality.
E-Readers May Impair Sleep
Love reading before bed? You may want to stick with an old-fashioned book and leave the e-reader on the charger.
Work, Long Commutes May Cut Sleep
Missing out on Zs? Your job or long commute may be to blame.
Alert on the Road with Caffeine
Falling asleep behind the wheel is scary. For commercial truck drivers, the long hours spent on the road can make it hard to stay alert.
Outlining New Safety Tricks For Grandparents
Grandparents have always played an active role in raising children. However, their numbers as primary caregivers have been increasing recently. Are they hip to new parenting guidelines?
FDA Warning: Counterfeit Adderall
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is warning consumers and health care professionals about a counterfeit version of Teva Pharmaceutical Industries’ Adderall 30 milligram tablets that is being purchased on the Internet.
Kids Need Z's
Insufficient and disorganized sleep puts kids at higher risk of developing obesity and other health conditions, which may be able to be mitigated by "catch up" sleep on weekends and holidays.
Viibryd Approved for Major Depression
Viibryd has just been approved by the FDA to treat adults with major depression, a mental disorder which affects around 15 million people in the United States.
The Dangers of Leaving the Light On
Keeping the lights on before going to sleep may have a negative influence on your health, according to a study to be published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism .