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How Texting Could Increase Playground Perils

Turning your attention to your smartphone may mean paying too little attention to your child's safety on the playground.

Hate Swallowing Pills? New Gel Could Help

There may be help on the way for those who have trouble swallowing pills.

This Rx Combo Fought Hep C

Hepatitis C patients may soon have another medication option.

Cigars Not a Safe Cigarette Alternative

There’s a common notion that cigars may be safer to smoke than cigarettes because they are often not inhaled. New evidence, however, suggests that cigar smoking may pose some serious health threats.

Jeni's Recalls All Ice Cream Products

Just days after Blue Bell Creameries announced a recall of all its products, Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams recalled its products for the same reason — a possible risk of Listeria.

The Risks of Youth E-Cig Use

Experimenting is often how kids and teens learn. Experimenting with electronic cigarettes, however, may be risky.

How Foods Marketed to Kids Fell Short

As concern about obesity and health grows, many adults are becoming more informed about nutrition. Children, however, might not be exposed to the healthiest of food products.

When Exercise Alone Isn't Enough

Think running an extra mile will balance out that extra serving of ice cream? Weight loss might not be as easy as the math of calorie counting.

Breast Cancer Screening Guidelines Under Debate

Although it may seem intuitive that you should get screened early and often for all types of cancers, it isn't always that simple. New breast cancer screening guidelines highlight the role of personal choice in screenings for younger women, but not all experts are in agreement.

Treating Troubled Sleep to Treat a Troubled Heart

Irregular breathing from sleep apnea has been linked to the irregular heart rhythm called atrial fibrillation. Treating sleep apnea, however, may lower the risk of atrial fibrillation happening again.