Health Tips

Alcohol and Energy Drinks: A Dangerous Combo

Apr 11, 2017
Mixing energy drinks and alcohol may make you more likely to get hurt, a new study found. And that may be because caffeine can mask some of the effects of alcohol, according to one of the researchers behind this study. "The stimulant...

New Options for Children with Hep C

Apr 09, 2017
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved two medications to treat children with hepatitis C. These new approvals are for Sovaldi (sofosbuvir) and Harvoni (ledipasvir and sofosbuvir). The FDA approved them to treat children...

DHA Supplements for Mom May Not Help Baby

Apr 07, 2017
Taking DHA supplements while you're pregnant isn't likely to help your child's IQ later on, according to a new study. At age 7, children of mothers who supplemented with docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) while they were pregnant didn't show...

Lots of Kids May Have Aching Backs

Mar 27, 2017
(RxWiki News) Lower back pain in school-aged children may be common, according to a new study. In fact, lower back pain may affect around 18 percent of adolescents between the ages of 14 and 16, this study found. But the pain may not stop...

Keeping Breast Cancer from Coming Back

Mar 27, 2017
Physical activity may be the most important lifestyle choice in helping to keep breast cancer from coming back, according to a new study. Another important lifestyle factor in potentially preventing breast cancer recurrence was maintaining...

What to Do If You Get the Flu

Feb 01, 2017
Sometimes, despite the fact that you’ve been vaccinated, you wash your hands often, and you sanitize everything before you touch it, you can still come down with the flu. Luckily, if you’ve taken all of these precautions, you should have a...