Health News

A Spike in Alcohol-Related ER Visits
In recent years, the number of visits to United States emergency rooms for alcohol-related problems increased sharply, according to a new study.
Age May Not Affect Post-Surgery Risks
When it comes to your risk of complications after surgery, age may really just be a number, according to a new study.
Kicking the Habit: 'Every Try Counts'
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has launched a new campaign to encourage cigarette smokers to quit. The campaign's primary message is this: Every try counts.
Avoiding E. Coli During an Outbreak
A recent E. coli outbreak may be winding down, but you can still take steps to avoid future infection.
Appendicitis: Knowing Your Options
Did you know antibiotics are a treatment option for uncomplicated appendicitis? A new survey revealed patient preferences on this and other appendicitis treatment options.
Several New Medications Approved
As a new year begins, we celebrate the beginning of something new and exciting. This year, that includes several new medication approvals from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
Type 2 Diabetes Info
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Is Asthma Holding You Back?
In the United States, an estimated 15.4 million people are treated for asthma each year, according to a new study.
The Fight Against Antibiotic Resistance
There has been a lot of progress in the battle against antibiotic resistance in the United States, but the fight isn't over yet, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
The Harm One Cigarette Can Do
Trying even one cigarette may lead to daily smoking, according to a new study.