Health

  • 3 million spill-proof cups recalled due to risk of mold

      

    More than 3 million spill-proof cups for children have been recalled because of a potential for mold growth. Details about the recalled products Mayborn USA voluntarily recalled five types...

  • This is why a $10 manicure might be a really bad deal

      

    If you like to save money on getting your nails done, then you’ve probably been to a place that offers cheap manicures – sometimes as low as $10. But a new NBC News investigation is...

  • McDonald's breakfast items ranked by healthiness

      

    From “Super Size Me” to “Fast Food Nation,” the world’s most iconic fast food joint has been at the barrel end of the health crusader’s gun for over a decade....

  • Superbug doctors have been concerned about reaches U.S.

      

    Researchers have long warned us that bacteria in our bodies is growing more and more resistant to antibiotics. But a new report indicates the end of antibiotics could be closer than we...

  • 4 simple alternatives to mosquito repellent

      

    As you go outside this summer, the mosquitos are sure to bite you. Fortunately, there are some simple ways to repel them without using DEET. Don't worry, this advice won't be just...

  • 8 things you need to think about before undergoing surgery

      

    Is there a surgical procedure coming up for you this summer? If so, heed this advice so you can get the procedure you need, heal up and be back to your regular life in no time at all. Just know...

  • Forget everything your mother said about breakfast

      

    For decades, we've heard that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. But Aaron E. Carroll, professor of pediatrics at Indiana University School of Medicine, said people who skip...

  • FTC warning: Mosquito bands claiming to protect against Zika are bogus

      

    There's a new Federal Trade Commission warning out about mosquito bands that claim to protect consumers from being bitten by mosquitos, including those that could carry the Zika...

  • Are cheap sunglasses bad for your eyes?

      

    If you have a habit of losing sunglasses – or maybe even sitting on them – you probably don’t want to spend a lot of money to keep replacing them. But do those $10...

  • 6 ways to eat healthy for less

      

    Eating healthy is something many of us strive to do more of, but we often find ourselves rethinking certain good-for-you grocery choices because of their higher price. While some health foods...

  • This type of drowning is rare, but experts encourage you to know the warning signs

      

    As summer vacation draws near, parents and children are heading to the pool. Parents may know to guard against drowning dangers in the pool, but there is also a risk hours after a child...

  • Buying your favorite sodas may soon get a lot more expensive

      

    Sugary soft drinks are coming under attack again. Philadelphia’s mayor is proposing a 3 cents per ounce tax on soda, iced tea and other sugary drinks, according to NPR. The plan would tax...

  • Massive frozen foods recall expanded to hundreds of products in all 50 states

      

    You might have already heard about the recent frozen foods recall involving about a dozen or so products and affecting retailers such as Costco, Kroger and Trader Joe's. This...

  • Letting babies ‘cry it out’ not harmful, study says

      

    This may help parents sleep better. Babies who cry themselves to sleep do not suffer emotional, behavioral or other health issues, researchers say. Read more: Children could face drowning...

  • 8 foods you should never reheat in the microwave

      

    Reheating food in the microwave is a common kitchen ritual in modern America. We all know about the dangers of reheating certain kinds of containers, but did you know that certain foods pose...