Health News

Act F.A.S.T. to Spot a Stroke
Do you know the signs of a stroke? Knowing the signs and symptoms can make all the difference.
Know Your Asthma Triggers
Knowing your asthma triggers is the first step in avoiding them.
A New Combo Treatment for Thyroid Cancer
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved two medications to treat certain types of thyroid cancer.
New Treatment for Stomach Bleeding
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has allowed marketing of a device that helps control stomach bleeding.
Got Celiac Disease? Now What?
These days, you’d be hard-pressed to find a grocery store without a gluten-free section. But what does it all mean?
3 Unexpected Uses for Botox
Because Botox is known for smoothing out wrinkles and facial imperfections, it has become associated with a line-less face with zero expression. But Botox can actually be used for several medical conditions.
These Healthy Habits Might Lengthen Your Life
A new study identified five healthy habits that could increase your life expectancy.
E. Coli Outbreak Tied to Lettuce
With one death reported, the number of cases linked to a large E. coli outbreak continues to rise, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Mosquito Season: How to Fight Back
The number of illnesses caused by tick, mosquito and flea bites has more than tripled over 12 years, according to the CDC. But there are ways to keep yourself safe.
What World Hand Hygiene Day Means for You
May 5 is World Hand Hygiene Day, and the CDC is reminding everyone that keeping your hands clean is one of the most important ways to prevent potentially life-threatening infections.