National Health News

November 16, 2018

Cleaning Your Baby's Pacifier By Sucking On It May Do Baby Good

FRIDAY, Nov. 16, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Sucking your baby’s pacifier to clean it may help protect your child against allergies, new research suggests. Researchers interviewed […]
November 16, 2018

Weight-Loss Surgeries Less Common in States With High Obesity Rates

FRIDAY, Nov. 16, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Americans in states with the highest obesity rates are less likely to have weight-loss surgery, researchers say. Why? “None […]
November 16, 2018

Pets Can Double as Asthma Antidote

FRIDAY, Nov. 16, 2018 (HealthDay News) — The “hygiene hypothesis” holds that early exposure to a variety of microorganisms may decrease the risk for chronic inflammatory […]
November 16, 2018

Can EpiPens Still Work After Freezing?

FRIDAY, Nov. 16, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Your EpiPen will still work after being frozen, researchers report. The epinephrine auto-injector can be lifesaving in cases of […]
November 16, 2018

Dining Out With Allergies Is Tough, But These Steps Can Help

FRIDAY, Nov. 16, 2018 (HealthDay News) — When you have serious food allergies, eating at a restaurant can literally mean risking your life. But new research […]
November 16, 2018

Many Infants With Milk Allergy Seem to Outgrow It

FRIDAY, Nov. 16, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Milk allergy affects more than half of American infants who have food allergies in their first year of life, […]
November 16, 2018

'Huffing' Deodorant Cost One Teen His Life

THURSDAY, Nov. 15, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Aerosol products are found in every household but can be potential killers, doctors warn. Highlighting the dangers posed by […]
November 15, 2018

1 in 5 U.S. High School Students Now Vapes: CDC

THURSDAY, Nov. 15, 2018 (HealthDay News) — More than 20 percent of high school students use electronic cigarettes, risking nicotine addiction, lung damage and the temptation […]
November 15, 2018

AHA: Caring for Loved One With Heart Failure Even Tougher for Rural Americans

THURSDAY, Nov. 15, 2018 (American Heart Association) — Living in a rural area increases the difficulty of caring for someone with heart failure, according to new […]