Precaution Can Make it Less Scary

Plan an Allergy-Safe Halloween for Your Child

10/17/2017

Halloween's frights extend beyond goblins and ghouls if you're a child with food allergies or asthma. More >

Hearing Loss Can Challenge Relationships

10/17/2017

People with hearing loss face daunting challenges, but so do those who love them, researchers report. More >

Watching a Game Stresses the Heart

Hockey Viewers' Hearts May Pay a Penalty

10/10/2017

Just watching a hockey game can put significant stress on the heart, a new study claims. More >

Fat Buildup in Vital Organ

Too Much Sugar Can Harm Your Liver

10/10/2017

Here's news that might sour you on sweets: New research shows that overdoing it on sugar might harm the livers of otherwise healthy men. More >

COPD Has Killed 3.9M in 35 Years

Respiratory Disease Death Rates Have Soared

10/3/2017

The number of Americans who die from chronic respiratory diseases has skyrocketed over the past 35 years, led in large part by deaths from COPD, a new report indicates. More >

Side Effects to Lifesaving Benefits

Asthma Drug Tied to Nightmares, Depression

9/26/2017

The asthma medication Singulair (montelukast) appears linked to neuropsychiatric side effects, such as depression, aggression, nightmares and headaches, according to a new review by Dutch researchers. More >

Failure to Plan Is No. 1 Mistake

How Would Your Family Weather a Disaster?

9/26/2017

News coverage of Hurricanes Irma and Harvey have made one thing abundantly clear: Planning for disasters could save your life. More >

Could Pests, Dust Lower Kids' Odds for Asthma?

9/26/2017

Early exposure to pest and pet allergens -- cockroaches and mice droppings included -- may actually guard children against asthma, a new study of inner-city kids suggests. More >

Fracture Risk Higher for Seniors With Diabetes

9/26/2017

Seniors with type 2 diabetes may be at increased risk for fractures. And researchers think they know why. More >

Non-Smoking Moms Have Healthier Kids

Higher Cigarette Taxes May Mean Fewer Infant Deaths

9/20/2017

A new European study finds that when the price of cigarettes rises, infant deaths decline. More >