Health News

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.
Measles in the US: Still Going Strong
Health experts have said that measles was eliminated in the United States. But that may no longer be the case.
Tick Season Means Lyme Disease
Lyme disease is a well-known risk tied to tick bites, so for those living in certain areas, a tick bite can be a nerve-racking experience. But there are ways to lower your risk.
Unplug Before You Tuck In
Americans may be getting less sleep than they have in previous years, and it might be because of smartphones.
The Answers to Your Breastfeeding Questions
Aug. 1 through 7 is World Breastfeeding Week — the perfect time to learn a little more about breastfeeding.
Medicines and Pregnancy: What You Need to Know
Pregnancy is a very special time in a woman's life. However, because some medications are safe during pregnancy and others are not, it can also be a confusing time.
Should You Put Sunscreen on Infants?
Can you put sunscreen on babies? It's a question that comes up for many parents in the summer time. Read on for the answer.
Meningococcal Disease and Your Teen
Teens and young adults face an increased risk for meningococcal disease. Before you send your teen to college, here's everything you need to know about meningococcal disease.