Health News

Feeling the Heat?
Summer brings plenty of fun activities to enjoy outside, but without the proper precautions and first-aid knowledge, the heat can mean serious trouble.
Don’t Let Oysters Ruin Your Summer
You might be tempted to spend your summer vacation days enjoying fresh seafood at beachside restaurants. But recent outbreaks of bacteria known as Vibrio may make you reconsider that temptation.
Healthy Moms, Healthy Kids
Mothers who maintain a healthy lifestyle during their kids' childhood and adolescence may reduce the risk of obesity in their children, according to a new study.
Malaria Drug Gets Green Light
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new medication to prevent malaria from coming back.
Newer Blood Thinners Tied to Lower Bleeding Risk
Compared to a widely used older blood thinner, newer blood thinners may be linked to a reduced risk for serious bleeding, a new study found.
BRCA Mutations: Who Should Get Tested?
BRCA1 and BRCA2 gene mutations increase breast cancer risk. So how do you know if you have these gene mutations?
To Gym or Not to Gym?
Can't seem to motivate yourself to get to the gym? Then this article is for you.
Solid Foods, Better Sleep?
Introducing solid foods to your infant's diet before 6 months of age could improve his or her sleep, according to a new study.
A Mental Health Benefit of Folic Acid in Pregnancy
Eating foods enriched with folic acid during pregnancy may be more beneficial than once thought.
Keep Your Head in the Game This Summer
Concussions don't just happen to football players. In fact, these brain injuries can happen while riding a bicycle, in the home or on the playground. Read on to learn how to stay safe this summer.