U.S. Health Officials Make Headway Against Salmonella

THURSDAY, April 20, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- A new government report that lists the top offenders for food poisoning shows that U.S. health officials have made progress against salmonella infections.

Don't Give Kids Medicines With Codeine, Tramadol: FDA

THURSDAY, April 20, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Parents shouldn't give their children any medications containing the narcotics codeine or tramadol because they can cause life-threatening breathing problems, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration warned Thursday.

FDA Approves Device to Help Curb Cluster Headaches

WEDNESDAY, April 19, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Cluster headaches, though rare, are among the most severe forms of headache a person can face.

Thinking of Going Organic?

WEDNESDAY, April 19, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- For many people, eating healthy means eating organic whenever possible. But choosing only organic foods can take effort and be costly. So when does it make the most sense?

New Bowel Disorder Treatments Needed, FDA Says

MONDAY, April 17, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- There's no known cause or cure for irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), which affects more than 15 million Americans, according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

Get to Know the Mediterranean Diet

MONDAY, April 17, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- The diet followed by people who live in countries around the Mediterranean Sea has been shown to be more than just delicious. The so-called Mediterranean diet can help you limit daily calories so you can lose weight. Plus, it's a healthy long-term way of eating.

'Better Health' Argument Won't Always Work to Pass Soda Taxes

FRIDAY, April 14, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Philadelphia lawmakers weren't able to get a soda tax passed on health benefits alone last year, researchers report.

Could a Clinical Trial Help Your Child?

WEDNESDAY, April 12, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- If a doctor suggests your child enroll in a clinical trial, you'll undoubtedly have questions.

FDA Warns Against Bogus Autism 'Cures'

WEDNESDAY, April 12, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Don't fall for products claiming to cure autism, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration warns.

Trans Fat Bans May Have Cut Heart Attack, Stroke Rate

WEDNESDAY, April 12, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Could the contents of your cupcake affect your heart attack risk?