Health News

When Women Should Check Their Hearts
Many women in a recent survey didn't know the age when they should begin getting regular heart screenings.
Some Teething Tablets Could Be Dangerous
Some homeopathic teething tablets may contain inconsistent amounts of a toxic substance, according to the FDA.
Where You Live Might Affect Your Health
Living in a rural area may mean you face a raised risk of death, according to a new study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
How Much Fish Is Too Much?
A fear of mercury may be driving lower fish consumption, but that could be keeping some groups from getting important nutrients and protein from fish.
A New Treatment for Chronic Constipation
The US Food and Drug Administration has approved a new treatment option for chronic constipation.
The Benefits of Cutting Down on Salt
A policy that would reduce salt intake by 10 percent over 10 years could save millions of lives around the world, according to a new study.
How Ads Might Be Unsafe for Your Baby
Ads for sleep products and bedding often promote unsafe infant sleep environments that could raise the risk for sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), a new study found.
What's Really in Your Child's Juice?
Low-calorie sweeteners like aspartame are a growing part of American children's diets, according to a new study.
Too Much Red Meat Might Hurt Your Bowels
Eating a lot of red meat might raise your risk for a common bowel condition called diverticulitis, according to a new study.
FDA Warns About Cancer 'Cure'
PNC-27, a product being promoted as a treatment or cure for cancer, may contain bacteria, according to the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).