Health Tip: Reading Food Labels
(HealthDay News) -- Reading product labels can help you choose the healthiest foods.
FDA Renews Warning on HeartStart Defibrillator Failures
WEDNESDAY, Dec. 4, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- Hundreds of thousands of automated external defibrillators (AEDs) made by Philips Healthcare might not deliver a needed shock to the heart in an emergency, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said in an updated warning.
FDA Starts Regulating Compounding Pharmacies
MONDAY, Dec. 2, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Monday began the process of regulating compounding pharmacies, which create new drug combinations or alter drugs to suit individual patient needs.
Graphic Warnings on Cigarette Packs May Cut Smoking Rates: Study
MONDAY, Dec. 2, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- Pictures of diseased lungs and other types of graphic warning labels on cigarette packs could cut the number of smokers in the United States by as much as 8.6 million people and save millions of lives, a new study suggests.
Energy Drinks Affect Heart, MRI Scans Show
MONDAY, Dec. 2, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- Energy drinks may provide a bit too much of a boost to your heart, creating additional strain on the organ and causing it to contract more rapidly than usual, German researchers report.
Health Tip: Avoid Holiday Weight Gain
(HealthDay News) -- The edible temptations may be endless during the holiday season. Experts say you should focus on maintaining your current weight, forgetting the notion that the holidays are a good time to lose a few pounds.
Health Tip: Keep Diabetes in Check
(HealthDay News) -- It can be difficult to eat healthy during the holidays, especially for diabetics.
Exercise May Not Stave Off Holiday Weight Gain
WEDNESDAY, Nov. 27, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- Hoping to counter all those Thanksgiving calories with extra exercise?
Expert Serves Up Turkey Tips for a Healthy Holiday
WEDNESDAY, Nov. 27, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- A big part of having a happy and healthy Thanksgiving is making sure you correctly thaw, clean, cook and store the turkey, an expert says.
FDA to Lift Restrictions on Diabetes Drug Avandia
MONDAY, Nov. 25, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced Monday that it is lifting the tough safety restrictions it imposed on the diabetes drug Avandia two years ago because of reported links to heart problems.