Confronting Racial Bias in Maternal Deaths

Charles S. Johnson IV, founder, 4Kira4Moms. David Goodman, MD, leader, Maternal Health Team, CDC’s Division of Reproductive Health. Joia...

Parents Can Help Their Sleep-Deprived Teens

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 15, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Mom and dad may be key in curbing the epidemic of drowsy teens, a new study suggests.        American teens aren't getting enough sleep, which can lead to anxiety, depression and suicidal thoughts. Sleepy teens...

Prices of MS Medications Keep Soaring

Hopes that generic glatiramer acetate would help stem drug costs were dashed in part because of a strategy that pharmaceutical companies often employ to stay one step ahead, Hartung noted. Prior to the release of the generic version,...

CDC Lifts Advisory Against Certain Romaine Lettuce

By EJ Mundell HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Jan. 15, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- It's safe again to buy and eat romaine...

Diet Drug Belviq May Raise Cancer Risk: FDA

Jan. 16, 2020 -- The prescription weight control medicine lorcaserin (Belviq, Belviq XR) may increase the risk of cancer, according to the results of a clinical trial assessing the safety of the drug, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration...