NY fines liquid nicotine makers for not child-proofing packages
New York has fined four makers of liquid nicotine used in electronic cigarettes over packaging that was too easy for children to open, in violation...
Plugging the tear ducts helps some with dry eyes
Tiny plugs inserted into the tear duct may safely curb the annoying and damaging effects of dry eyes, according to a new analysis of previous...
AbbVie hepatitis C cocktail succeeds in late-stage study
AbbVie Inc said on Wednesday that its hepatitis C cocktail Viekira Pak was effective whether or not it was used in combination with the compound...
Google Genomics adds Broad Institute's DNA analysis toolkit
Google Genomics, the cloud-based computing business that is racing to increase its share of online DNA analytics, on Wednesday began offering a...
With more MERS cases, South Korea says outbreak at a crossroads
South Korea's health ministry, which reported four new cases of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) on Wednesday, said the outbreak was at a...
Natural ways to treat poison ivy, other rashes
Coming into contact with poison ivy, poison sumac or poison oak could mean a miserable summer spent covered in itchy, uncomfortable rashes. With...
4 simple meal-planning tips for picky eaters
Parenting has its challenges, one of which is getting a picky eater to eat some darn vegetables once in a while.
CDC tests for plague in Colorado after teen's death
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is trying to determine how prevalent the plague is in a rural area of northern Colorado where a...
Fear of Ebola likely led to increased malaria deaths in West Africa outbreak, study says
Malaria likely killed many more people than usual in the West African nation of Guinea during last year's Ebola outbreak, a new study suggests, as...
Dangerous cervical lesions reduced since start of HPV vaccination
Abnormal changes in the cervix that can lead to cancer are less frequent in young women since the introduction of human papillomavirus (HPV)...
Study: Scant evidence that medical pot helps many illnesses
Medical marijuana has not been proven to work for many illnesses that state laws have approved it for, according to the first comprehensive...
Are you at risk for a heart attack after exercise?
Dying during or immediately after physical activity occurs rarely.