Allergies and the Immune System in the News

One-Quarter of Narcotic Painkillers Misused, Study Shows

04/01/2015 - And about 10 percent of patients with prescriptions for these powerful drugs become addicted

Exercise Beneficial Even in Polluted Air: Study

04/01/2015 - Negative effects from pollution don't negate health gains from workouts, researchers say

Study Casts Doubt on Acetaminophen for Low Back Pain, Arthritis

04/01/2015 - Review of 13 trials finds little effect for drug best recognized as Tylenol

Health Tip: Cook Healthier With a Slow Cooker

04/01/2015 - Suggestions for crock pot use

Health Tip: Heading to the Beach?

04/01/2015 - Brush up on swimming safety

Steer Clear of Raw Milk, Researchers Warn

03/31/2015 - Risk of foodborne illness is much greater without pasteurization

Heart Groups Issue Updated Blood Pressure Guidelines

03/31/2015 - Aim is more flexibility for those with heart disease, doctors say

Benefits of Iron Supplements Unclear for Pregnant Women, Young Children

03/31/2015 - Task force concludes there's too little information to recommend screening for deficiencies

Eat Right to Protect Your Sight

03/31/2015 - Oily fish, broccoli and berries may benefit your eyes, expert says

New Stroke Prevention Efforts May Be Paying Off

03/31/2015 - CDC study finds fewer patients treated in ERs for blood clots in the brain

Clues to 'Brain Fog' in Chronic Fatigue Patients Found in Spinal Fluid

03/31/2015 - Study reveals evidence that it's 'not made up,' researcher says

Scientists Find More Evidence of Breast Milk's Goodness

03/31/2015 - It's packed with even a wider level and variety of proteins than that of monkeys, study finds

FDA Expands Approval for 'Valve in Valve' Aortic Replacement

03/31/2015 - Now includes people at risk for open-heart surgery complications

Face Scans Show How Fast a Person Is Aging

03/31/2015 - Study says images more reliable than blood tests in determining the toll of time, lifestyle

Ob-Gyns: Use Ultrasound to Assess Pelvic Symptoms

03/31/2015 - It's safer, cheaper than other types of imaging, doctors say

E-Cigs Tied to Drinking, Other Risky Teen Behaviors

03/31/2015 - Strong relationship to alcohol use, study finds

Health Highlights: March 31, 2015

03/31/2015 -

Letting Kids Sip Alcohol May 'Send Wrong Message'

03/31/2015 - Study suggests it might make booze more appealing to children

Scientists Sniff Out Origins of Body Odor

03/31/2015 - Discovery could lead to more targeted ways to keep offensive smell at bay

New Research Tightens Childhood Paralysis-Enterovirus D68 Link

03/31/2015 - Lab tests confirm half of cases in recent outbreak tied to specific virus strain