Walk the baby food aisle and you’ll quickly notice that those miniature glass jars of baby food from your childhood are being overtaken by squeezable, suck-able, disposable pouches. A decade after they hit the shelves, billed as a mess-free portable option for on-the-go families, the puree-filled packages now make up […]


Our kids are getting ready for a new school year. Along with all the school supplies we need to buy, we need to prepare for after-school activities, which often include sports. If your child plays sports, most school districts and athletic leagues require an exam before your child can participate. […]

By Robert PreidtHealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Sept. 9, 2019 (HealthDay News) — A warning letter has been sent to Juul Labs Inc. about illegal claims that its electronic cigarettes are safer than tobacco cigarettes, including a presentation to students, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration says. A spokesman for Juul said […]

By Alan Mozes               HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Sept. 9, 2019 (HealthDay News) — To the many ways in which coffee seems to confer unexpected health benefits, add a lowered risk of painful gallstones. After tracking nearly 105,000 Danes for an average of eight years, researchers […]

By Robert PreidtHealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Sept. 9, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Over the past four decades, the U.S. has seen a sharp rise in the number of pregnant women with high blood pressure, new research reveals. For the study, the researchers analyzed data from about 151 million hospitalizations between 1970 […]

Sept. 9, 2019 — A 73-year-old woman in India who had twin girls is believed to be the oldest person ever to give birth. Erramatti Mangayamma, a farmer from the southern state of Andhra Pradesh, became pregnant through IVF and the babies were delivered via cesarean section. “The surgery went […]

Sept. 9, 2019 — Multiple people in more than dozen states developed scombroid poisoning after eating yellowfin tuna steaks bought at Kroger stores, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration says. People who bought yellowfin tuna steaks from Kroger stores in AL, AR, GA, IL, IN, KS, KY, MI, MO, MS, […]