Latest Health News

Bayer To Stop Sales Of Birth Control Device Tied To InjuriesMore than 16,000 U.S. women are suing Bayer over Essure.
Salmonella Outbreak In 26 States Tied To Raw TurkeyAn outbreak of salmonella linked to raw turkey products has sickened at least 90 people across 26 states.
Young Adults Are Drinking Themselves To Death, Study FindsAccording to the report published in the journal BMJ, deaths due to cirrhosis increased by 65 percent from 2009 to 2016.
Soy 'Milk' Makers May Need To Find Alternative DescriptionSoy and almond drinks that bill themselves as "milk" may need to consider alternative language after a top regulator suggested the agency may start cracking down on use of the term.
Health Officials: California Infant Dies From Whooping Cough, First Since 2016Health officials are urging pregnant women to immunized after the death of an infant from whooping cough. 
ADHD Study Links Teens' Symptoms With Digital Media UseThe more teens check social media and stream video, the more likely they might develop symptoms of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, a new study suggests.
FDA Recalls Common Heart Drug Over Potential Cancer RiskThe recall is due to the presence of the impurity, N-nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA), which was found in the recalled products, according to an FDA statement.
McDonald's Salads Possibly Linked To 100+ SickenedThe Illinois and Iowa health departments are investigating outbreaks of a parasite that causes intestinal illness and might be linked to McDonald’s salads, both states confirmed. Illinois is reporting 90 cases since mid-May. Iowa is reporting 15 cases since late June.
Brain Study Finds People Actually Get Dumber During A Heat WaveResearchers at Harvard University have discovered that a person's brain works 13 percent slower when it has to operate in extreme heat.
New Life-Saving Test Diagnoses Heart Attacks Faster At UC DavisThe new test can shave hours off the time required to diagnose a heart attack and is only available at the UC Davis Medical Center.
Babies Sleep Better When They Begin Solid Food Early, Study SaysIntroducing a child to solid baby foods after just 3 months was associated with a small but significant improvement in nighttime sleep and slightly fewer wakings throughout the week compared with babies who began eating solids later, according to a new study.
Comedy Improv Class Provides Relief For Anxiety SufferersImprov for Anxiety is an eight-week course. Most of the participants struggle with social anxiety, an intense fear of being judged and evaluated negatively by other people.