Health Tip: Kick Unhealthy Eating Habits

(HealthDay News) -- Healthy habits are key to a healthier lifestyle and weight loss, but it's not always easy.

Health Tip: Plan a Healthy Thanksgiving Menu

(HealthDay News) -- While Thanksgiving usually is a time of indulgence, there are plenty of nutritious traditional foods.

FDA Panel Mulls Worth of Steroid Shots For Back Pain

TUESDAY, Nov. 25, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- An expert advisory panel of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration will decide Tuesday whether to recommend that doctors stop giving steroid injections for back pain.

Infants With Eczema May Be More Prone to Peanut Allergy: Study

TUESDAY, Nov. 25, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Exposure to peanut protein in household dust may increase the risk of peanut allergy in infants with the skin condition eczema, a new study reveals.

Study Uncovers Vultures' Gastronomical Secrets

TUESDAY, Nov. 25, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Vultures have developed highly specialized ways of dealing with the toxic bacteria they ingest when eating dead animals, researchers report.

Calorie Counts Mandated at Chain Restaurants, FDA Says

TUESDAY, Nov. 25, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- New rules announced Tuesday by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration will have many restaurant chains posting calorie counts on their menus, and the rules even apply to movie theater popcorn and ice cream parlor fare.

Yogurt Every Day May Help Keep Diabetes Away

TUESDAY, Nov. 25, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Eating a serving a day of yogurt may lower your risk of developing type 2 diabetes, new research suggests.

Kids' Bag Lunches Not Meeting Nutrition Guidelines: Study

MONDAY, Nov. 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The lunches children bring from home may be less healthy than the school cafeteria offerings, a new study suggests.

FDA Adds 'Boxed Warning' to Devices Used to Remove Uterine Fibroids

MONDAY, Nov. 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Monday announced that new "boxed warning" labels will be added to devices called laparoscopic power morcellators, which are used to grind up uterine fibroid growths.

Health Tip: Safely Thaw the Thanksgiving Turkey

(HealthDay News) -- You don't want Thanksgiving guests to become sick from contaminated turkey, so make sure you thaw your holiday bird safely.