Masks, Purifiers and Other Steps to Reduce the Harmful Effects of California’s Smoke
Here are some ways to stay healthy amid the smoke and smog from California’s wildfires.
Meanwhile: How Californians Are Breathing in the ‘New Abnormal’ of Epic Fires
An illustrated look at the face masks that are now everywhere on the streets of San Francisco and other smoke-ridden cities.
FDA warns against honey pacifiers after Texas infants hospitalized with ‘rare’ illness
Parents, be warned: The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is cautioning caregivers to not give honey to babies under one year of age, as four...
Ohio House Passes Bill to Criminalize Abortions on Fetuses With a Heartbeat
The measure would punish doctors who perform an abortion when a fetal heartbeat can be detected, with few exceptions.
Air Quality in California: Devastating Fire Leads to a New Danger
A week after the most destructive fire in state history ripped through this small town, the flames have been replaced by a new danger: the air.
Construction worker suicide rates are highest in the US, CDC study says
Males working in construction have the highest suicide rates in the country, according to a recent analysis by the Center for Disease Control and...
Adenovirus outbreak in New Jersey kills 11, officials order center to separate patients
A viral outbreak at a New Jersey pediatric facility has killed another child, health officials confirmed Friday, bringing the total number of...
Experts: Children at risk of lead poisoning in Chattanooga
Health experts are urging people living near a Chattanooga Superfund site to have their children tested for lead contamination.
Link discovered between eye calcifications and risk of age-related macular degeneration
New research show that calcified nodules in the eye increase the risk for progression to advanced AMD.
Man's runny nose was actually leaking brain fluid
A North Carolina man said he ruined Thanksgiving for his family last year when fluid allegedly seeped out of his nose and into the turkey dinner.
Rapid Response Inpatient Education Boosts Use of Needed Blood-Thinning Drugs
A new study designed to reach hospitalized patients at risk shows that a "real-time" educational conversation, video or leaflet can lower the...
Researcher Finds Gender Disparities in Admissions, Treatment for Heart Attack Patients
A new study published in the American Heart Association (AHA) journal, Circulation, shows that that the dramatic decrease in mortality from heart...