Health News

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.
Flu Season Is Here: Your Daily Dose of Tips
Flu season is upon us. But with a few simple steps, you can help protect yourself from catching the flu.
Halloween Safety Tips
Halloween is all about cool costumes, tons of candy, spooky haunted houses and trick-or-treating. So don't let potential dangers get in the way of all the fun.
Gout Explained
Once called the "disease of kings," gout is marked by tenderness, redness and pain in joints — mainly in the big toe. Read on for some helpful tips to prevent gout flare-ups.
Medical Myths Busted
Grandma might have told you that you'll catch a cold if you go outside with wet hair. Even if you didn't buy into that old wives’ tale, there are plenty of other health myths out there that seem true — but aren't.
Scrub-a-Dub-Dub Those Hands
Oct. 15 is Global Handwashing Day, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is reminding everyone that keeping your hands clean is one of the most important ways to stay healthy.
Mammograms: What You Need to Know
Mammograms can help detect breast cancer at an early stage. That means they can lead to early treatment, which can save lives.
Two New Ways to Prevent Migraines
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved two new medications to prevent migraines in adults.
Unplug Before You Tuck In
Americans may be getting less sleep than they have in previous years, and it might be because of smartphones.
Preventing Infection During Cancer Treatment
Fighting cancer often demands surgery, radiation, chemotherapy or a combination of the three, all of which have risk factors of their own. These risk factors include infections.