Health News

New Year, New Chance to Quit Smoking
Whether you have tried many times to quit smoking or you have never once tried to quit, a new year means another chance to successfully kick the habit.
Folic Acid and Pregnancy
Folic acid can help prevent major birth defects called neural tube defects (NTDs). But how much folic acid are you supposed to get?
Hepatitis C May Affect Millions of Americans
Although there are medications that can cure hepatitis C, an estimated 2.4 million Americans are living with the disease, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Glaucoma: Everything You Need to Know
Around half of the people who have glaucoma do not even know they have it, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
'Who Cares About America Today?' a short film by Sydney Gawlik
Watch how independent pharmacy plays an essential role in America.
The Importance of Cancer Screenings
Skipping recommended cancer screenings could put you at risk of fatal health problems, according to a new study.
New Year's Health Goals: Staying on Track
Almost any goal can become a New Year's resolution, but these resolutions often revolve around health. Whether you're trying to lose weight or get fit, watch for these problems that can derail your plans.
The Link Between Social Media and Depression
Those hours spent browsing Facebook and Instagram may harm more than just your productivity. Heavy social media use may harm your mental health, according to a new study.
Birth Defects: Raising Awareness
January is National Birth Defects Prevention Month. This year, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is trying to raise awareness about birth defects and ways to help prevent them.
A Diagnostic Test for Breast Milk?
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the marketing of a human milk analyzer to measure breast milk nutrients.