Category: Health

Household cleaning products may be making children fat, study suggests

The study found that those who lived in households where disinfectants were used weekly had a higher risk of being overweight by age 3 than those who lived in houses...

Baby-aspirin risks overwhelm benefits in healthy elderly

The findings may upend a common practice.  (iStock) In healthy elderly people who never had a heart attack, the widespread practice of taking a baby aspirin every day...

Bullied teen speaks out about suicide prevention

Teen speaks out about suicide prevention Fox News’ Dr. Manny Alvarez sits down with a teen who was bullied in school and had suicidal thoughts to find out how she...

‘Trail to Zero’ horseback ride raises awareness for veteran suicides, provides therapeutic relief

Military veterans and their family members mounted horses on Saturday for the second annual “Trail to Zero” ride through Manhattan in order to raise awareness for...

Survey finds 2M US teens are vaping marijuana

A school-based survey shows nearly 1 in 11 U.S. students have used marijuana in electronic cigarettes, heightening concern about the new popularity of vaping among...

Tennessee nurse wrote herself prescriptions for thousands of opioids, documents reveal

A nurse had her medical license suspended after authorities discovered that she used a doctor’s prescription pad to write herself 104 prescriptions to access thousands...

2 million US teens are vaping marijuana, survey finds

A school-based survey shows nearly 1 in 11 U.S. students have used marijuana in electronic cigarettes, heightening concern about the new popularity of vaping among...

Watchdog slams safeguards for foster kids on psych drugs

A report released Monday by the Health and Human Services inspector general’s office found that about 1 in 3 foster kids from a sample of states were prescribed...

To avoid overdoses, some test their heroin before taking it

An addict prepares heroin, placing a fentanyl test strip into the mixing container to check for contamination.  (AP) The newest tool in the fight against opioid...

Doctors push ban on baby walkers

Between 1990 and 2014, there were 230,676 infant-walker related injuries in children younger than 15 months, researchers estimate based on data from the National...