WEDNESDAY, Sept. 28, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Use of the over-the-counter sleep aid melatonin is increasing among young people, and calls to poison control centers and visits to the emergency room are also on the rise. This is mostly because young children and teens are accidentally ingesting more of theContinue Reading

TUESDAY, Sept. 27, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Head lice are ubiquitous still, so there’s a good chance your son or daughter could develop an infestation. Now, the nation’s leading pediatrics group is issuing new guidelines to help schools and families cope. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) is emphasizing educationContinue Reading

MONDAY, Sept. 26, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Frozen embryos appear to be linked with a significantly higher risk of dangerously high blood pressure for the woman in pregnancies achieved through in vitro fertilization, a major new study reports. Expectant moms were 74% more likely to develop high blood pressure ifContinue Reading

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 21, 2022 (HealthDay News) — The back-to-school season may bring on stress for parents of children who live with food allergies. Parents can help reduce fear and anxiety by following some safety tips from the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology. School districts may have different policiesContinue Reading

TUESDAY, Sept. 20, 2022 (HealthDay News) — More than four out of five pregnancy-related deaths in the United States could have been prevented, according to a new federal government report. The researchers examined data from Maternal Mortality Review Committees in 36 states on circumstances surrounding pregnancy-related deaths. The data, fromContinue Reading

TUESDAY, Sept 20, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Sonia Dhaliwal knows exactly how bad childhood eczema can get. That’s because her young daughter, Ariah Nihal Khan, has struggled with a severe case of the skin condition ever since she was a baby. Ariah’s symptoms were relentless and debilitating until the ageContinue Reading

MONDAY, Sept. 19, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Misusing over-the-counter medications can have dangerous consequences, but recent social media trends encouraging this could be downright deadly for gullible teens, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration warned Thursday. One concerning trend has been a challenge that encouraged people to cook chicken inContinue Reading