Cleaning your ears with cotton swabs is unnecessary and can be dangerous, especially for children. They send about 34 kids to the ER every day.
A new study reveals that nearly 1/3 of drugs approved by the FDA from 2001-2012 had safety problems, some serious enough to warrant a”black box warning.
The CDC has warned that a potentially deadly multidrug-resistant fungus known as Candida auris is spreading in hospitals and nursing homes.
A review shows that every part of the avocado combats every component of metabolic syndrome, which means you are protected from various ailments.
In a recent study, cannabidiol (CBD) reduced the number of seizures by half in children and adults with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome (LGS), a severe form of epilepsy.
A new study in mice shows that a daily dose of cannabis could reverse age-related brain decline in older people due to the THC compound.
Choline, a compound found in foods like eggs and fish, makes the blood “sticky” and may contribute to blood clots that cause heart attacks and strokes.
Research suggests that exercise can reduce your risk of cardiovascular death (heart disease or stroke) by 28%. Time to swim, do aerobics, and play racquetball!
A healthy 16-year-old boy died from an apparent heart arrhythmia caused by too much caffeine intake after drinking a large soda, a cafe latte from McDonald’s, and an energy drink.
Radiation from the Fukushima disaster hit people worldwide with about one X-ray’s worth of radiation. Birds are dying, and thyroid cancer may be increasing.
A new study suggests that eating pasta could make you healthier and even make you eat less saturated fat. But is it really true?
Scientists have recently discovered a link between excess blood sugar and Alzheimer’s disease, paving way for much-needed research.
A new study claiming dietary guideline limits on sugar are inaccurate is the food industry’s latest attempt at planting doubts in buyers’ minds.
Experts say that whether food allergies are increasing is uncertain, as many people who self-diagnose don’t know the medical definition of “allergy.”
The yellow fever outbreak currently sweeping the jungles of Brazil could be the next Zika virus in the United States, health officials say.
A type of superbug has increased 700% since 2007 in U.S. children, who are more likely to have a negative outcome than adults.
More U.S. adults are developing nonalcoholic fatty liver disease. Research suggests that consuming animal protein may increase the risk for the condition.