Health News

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.
Cracking Down on Misleading E-Liquids
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Federal Trade Commission (FTC) are taking action on electronic cigarette liquids that resemble kid-friendly food items.
Cryotherapy a Cool Trend After All?
Whole-body cryotherapy may not be so cool after all, according to the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
Kratom Products Tied to Salmonella
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a mandatory recall for kratom products due to a risk of salmonella.
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.