Little Risk of Vitamin D Toxicity, Study Says

WEDNESDAY, May 6, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The risk for developing vitamin D toxicity is rare, researchers have found.

Cloudy Climes May Up Risk of Pancreatic Cancer: Study

THURSDAY, April 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- People who live in regions with low sunlight may have a higher risk of pancreatic cancer, possibly because they don't get enough vitamin D from the sun, new research suggests.

Beijing Olympics Study Hints at Smog's Impact on Birth Weights

TUESDAY, April 28, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Babies born around the 2008 Beijing Olympics tended to weigh more at birth than those born in the years before and after the games, a new study finds.

Health Tip: Needing Folic Acid

(HealthDay News) -- Among the health benefits of folic acid is that it can help prevent birth defects in a growing fetus. But pregnant women aren't the only people who should take it.

Health Food Stores Often Promote Adult-Only Supplements to Teens

SUNDAY, April 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Health store employees may encourage teens to buy body-shaping dietary supplements, even though the products' labels state they're for adult use only, researchers report.

Poison Ivy, Oak and Sumac Rashes Can Be Serious

THURSDAY, April 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Itchy, blistering rashes from poison ivy, oak and sumac are common and are caused by an oil in the plants called urushiol.

FDA Weighs Tighter Regulation of Homeopathic Medicines

TUESDAY, April 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Homeopathic treatments could receive greater scrutiny from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in the near future, as their growing popularity has led some critics to call for tighter regulation.

Higher Altitude States Have Fewer Kids With ADHD, Study Finds

FRIDAY, April 17, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The thin air of America's higher-elevation regions may reduce the risk of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), a new study suggests.

Unauthorized Breaches of Medical Records on the Rise

TUESDAY, April 14, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Breaches in data security exposed more than 29 million health records to potential criminal misuse between 2010 and 2013, a new study found.

Eat Right to Protect Your Sight

TUESDAY, March 31, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A number of nutrients can help keep your eyes healthy, and some may even improve your eyesight, an eye doctor says.