Swallowing Beauty Products Sends Kids to ERs

"These products are enticing, and kids can't read,” the study’s author said, “They can't discern between what's lotion and yogurt, or what's chocolate versus a body exfoliant."

Blood Pressure Med Might Help Fight Alzheimer’s

Researchers don't know whether the finding related to the drug nilvadipine can translate into any benefits for patients. But future studies should look into that possibility, they said.

Ragu Sauces Recalled for Possible Contamination

Mizkan America Inc. announced the recall but said there have been no reports of injuries or complaints from consumers. The company shipped the sauces to retailers nationwide.

Maine Legalizes Assisted Suicide

Under the law, doctors can prescribe a lethal dose of a drug to terminally ill patients and it will not be legally a suicide.

FDA: Infections, 1 Death After Fecal Transplants

After reports of serious, antibiotic-resistant infections, the FDA is alerting all health care professionals who do fecal transplants about the potential serious risk so they can inform their patients.

When Healthy Eating Becomes a Dangerous Obsession

Though less well-known than anorexia nervosa or bulimia -- and not as well-documented -- a new study review says the eating disorder known as orthorexia can also have serious emotional and physical consequences.

DDT Still In Lakes 50 Years After Ban

Researchers studied sediment that reflected lake conditions from about 1890 to 2016 and found peak DDT levels in the 1970s and 1980s. But the DDT concentrations in the current layer were still higher than...

Weedkillers in Cereals: What to Know

The EWG first tested oat-based products in August 2018 and then again in October. It did the latest round to see if there has been any shift in the market or if oat-based foods...

New York Halts Religious Vaccine Exemption

Reacting to an ongoing measles outbreak, New York state has eliminated the religious exemption for not vaccinating children.

CDC: Exercise Rates Up for Urban, Rural Americans

Among adults living in rural America, 13.3% were exercising in 2008 at recommended rates, but by 2017 that number had risen to 19.6%. And in cities, rates went even higher -- from 19.4% to...
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