Take Care: All About Your Health
You may have read about the recent run on potassium iodide, a non-prescription drug that can protect the thyroid from exposure to high levels of radiation.
Want to improve your health with more physical activity? Dogs may help us with that more than we know.
A Michigan State University researcher found people who walked their dogs were 34 percent more likely to meet federal benchmarks of 150 minutes of physical activity a week.
In honor of National Nutrition Month, the American Dietetic Association has provided this list of healthy snack ideas for kids.
Some your children can make alone. Some need some help from mom and dad:
1. Peel a banana and dip it in yogurt. Roll it in crushed cereal and freeze.
Nearly half – 43 percent — of Americans ages 13 to 64 report rarely or never getting a decent night’s sleep on week nights, and late-night use of technology may be the problem, according to the National Sleep Foundation.
If you have migraine headaches or epilepsy AND you are or plan to get pregnant, take note of this drug warning:
Opiod pain-killers such as codeine, oxycodone or hydrocodone can boost the risk of birth defects if they’re taken just before or early in pregnancy, according to a new government study.
How important is it for a child to maintain a “normal” temperature? Not as important as it is for a child to be comfortable, pediatricians say.
Skin cancer continues to rise, and children and teens need to be kept out of tanning salons for their own protection, says the American Academy of Pediatrics.