The regularly scheduled pap smear — for many women, it’s a routine part of getting a checkup.
Could a headband be a fix for migraines?
Growing old is natural, but with the help of a new drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration, many are slowing down the process, or at least the appearance of it.
Machines that you strap on at night, appliances you wear in your mouth, even surgeries to remove throat tissue — all measures people have resorted to because of sleep apnea.
The FDA is considering a new treatment for allergies that comes in the form of a tablet.
Justin Rushin’s blood pressure was way higher than the normal 120 over 80, despite increasing amounts of medicine.
The Food and Drug Administration says there is no evidence that antibacterial chemicals used in liquid soaps and washes help prevent the spread of germs, and there is some evidence they may pose health risks.
Rosemary Stockinger sees a dermatologist to treat the red blotches on her face.
Lisa Ferguson puts the finishing touches on a fruited bread pudding at her fabled Table Catering Shop on the North Side. The bread pudding doesn’t have any trans fats, and there are very few in the icing.
There’s a new federal health alert for dog owners.
There’s a new federal health alert for dog owners. Several brands of the jerky treats were voluntarily removed from store shelves back in January.
Joy Taylor is about to have a lumpectomy. Her doctor is using a new FDA-approved device that helps breast cancer patients avoid additional surgery.
A local doctor caused a stir at an open hearing at the Food and Drug Administration about the switch of prescription allergy drug Nasacort AQ to over-the-counter.
Whole Foods has issued a recall alert.
It’s one of the most popular drinks among children. In recent years, many parents and consumer groups have expressed their concern about arsenic in apple juice.