Health News

Are You Feeling SAD?
The temperatures are dropping and the holidays are approaching. But instead of feeling joyful during this merry time of year, some people seem to feel more sad.
A Mental Health Benefit of Folic Acid in Pregnancy
Eating foods enriched with folic acid during pregnancy may be more beneficial than once thought.
New Warning for Common Antibiotics
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a class-wide warning for a group of antibiotics commonly used to treat urinary tract and respiratory infections.
Stop Smoking with These 6 Tips
Quitting smoking is hard, but millions of people have been able to do it, and you can, too.
Understanding Youth Tobacco Use
Fewer middle and high school students are using tobacco products than in recent years, according to a new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report. But there's still work to be done.
Caring for Someone with Dementia
Adult children and other relatives often care for family members with dementia. This endeavor brings unique challenges, but help is available.
Promoting Alzheimer's Awareness
June is Alzheimer's & Brain Awareness Month. This month, health officials are hoping to raise awareness about Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia.
A Look at Nicotine Replacement Therapy
Most people don’t need to be convinced of the dangers of smoking. The stats speak for themselves, but World No Tobacco Day is a good time to discuss some ways to quit smoking.
A New Approach to Managing Opioid Withdrawal
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the first non-opioid treatment option for managing opioid withdrawal symptoms.
These Healthy Habits Might Lengthen Your Life
A new study identified five healthy habits that could increase your life expectancy.