Health News

Tips to Prevent the Common Cold
Cold and flu season has arrived, but that doesn't have to mean you or your family will get sick. Outsmart germs with these simple strategies.
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?
Fireworks: Celebrate Safely
As you prepare to ring in the new year, you need to know a few things about fireworks and how to keep your family safe.
Essential Oils and Your Health
Essential oils have gained popularity in the past few years and continue to do so. However, if used incorrectly, they may pose harm, especially in children.
Meningococcal Disease and Your Teen
Teens and young adults face an increased risk for meningococcal disease. Here's everything you need to know about meningococcal disease.
Common Acne Medication Now Available as a Foam
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the first topical form of the acne treatment minocycline.
Halloween Eye Safety
Halloween is all about fun — complete with cool costumes, mountains of candy, haunted houses and trick-or-treating. So don't let potential eye dangers get in the way of all the Halloween thrills.
Head Injuries: More Than Concussions
Concussions have been linked to long-term brain damage, but a new study found that smaller impacts to the head may also lead to harm over time.
Understanding Birth Defects
While not all birth defects are preventable, you can take some steps to help reduce the risk to your baby, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
A New Warning About E-Cigarettes
As electronic cigarettes become more popular, we learn more about their potential dangers.