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To Sniff Out Childhood Allergies, Researchers Head To The Farm

Allergies are on the rise these days, especially in children. Nearly half of all kids are now allergic to something, […]

Doctors Deploy Shots And Drugs Against Whooping Cough Outbreak

A couple of weeks ago I got an e-mail from my son’s middle school alerting families that several students had […]

Taking The Sting Out Of Jellyfish Isn’t Easy

If you’re stung by a jellyfish or Portuguese man-o-war, how do you treat the pain? Some emergency room docs at […]

Tips For A Healthy Summer With Your Kids

The days are getting longer, and the kids are getting antsier. Summer must be right around the corner. So earlier […]

Abortion-Rights Advocates Pin Hopes On Defense Bill

Since Republicans took back the U.S. House in the 2010 elections, abortion has been a fairly constant theme. The House […]

Assessing Consumer Concerns About The Meat Industry

On Thursday’s Fresh Air, Tom Philpott, who covers food and the agricultural industry for Mother Jones, joins Fresh Air’s Terry […]

Introvale: Latest Birth Control Pill Recall

What’s so hard about making sure the right birth control pills are in the right place inside their packages? Evidently, […]

CT Scans Boost Cancer Risks For Kids

Children who get CT scans are at slightly increased risk for brain cancer and leukemia, according to a large international […]

Many Food Workers Keep Working While Sick, Survey Finds

We’ve all probably been there, at work, feeling crummy, when we should be home in bed. Maybe we do it […]

Commenters Bite Back On The Paleo Diet

Our post on the paleo diet moving from the CrossFit gym to the doctor’s office generated a robust discussion here […]

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