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Sleep-Deprived Teens More Prone to Unsafe Sex: Study

Sleep-Deprived Teens More Prone to Unsafe Sex: Study

Latest Sexual Health News MONDAY, June 3, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Parents, here’s another reason your teenager should get enough sleep: A new study suggests tired teens may be more likely to have unsafe sex. Researchers analyzed data collected from 1,850 teens in Southern California between 2013 and 2017. The participants were 16 in 2013. […]

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FDA Takes Hard Look at CBD

FDA Takes Hard Look at CBD

By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter Latest Neurology News FRIDAY, May 31, 2019 (HealthDay News) — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration took a good look at the safety and effectiveness of CBD products on Friday, as it weighs how to best regulate the hemp-derived compound going forward. During a public hearing that stretched for hours, the […]

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CDC Warns Again of Salmonella From Pet Hedgehogs

CDC Warns Again of Salmonella From Pet Hedgehogs

Latest Infectious Disease News FRIDAY, May 31, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Ten more cases of salmonella linked to pet hedgehogs have been reported in the United States, bringing the total to 27, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The latest cases were reported in six states: California, Indiana, Kansas, Michigan, Oregon […]

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Could 2 Prostate Cancer Drugs Fight Disease in Earlier Stages?

Could 2 Prostate Cancer Drugs Fight Disease in Earlier Stages?

By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter Latest Cancer News SUNDAY, June 2, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Cutting-edge prostate cancer drugs that help extend life in the toughest cases might also be useful in fighting less aggressive tumors, two new clinical trials suggest. Two drugs that interfere with cancer‘s ability to use testosterone for fuel, apalutamide (Erleada) and […]

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Ketoconazole Cream vs. Lamisil (terbinafine)

Ketoconazole Cream vs. Lamisil (terbinafine)

Ketoconazole cream vs. Lamisil: What’s the difference? Ketoconazole cream and Lamisil (terbinafine) are antifungal medications used to treat fungal infections such as jock itch and athlete’s foot. Ketoconazole cream is also used to treat ringworm, dandruff, and tinea versicolor. Brand names for ketoconazole include Nizoral, Nizoral A-D, Ketodan, Extina, Xolegel, and Kuric. Lamisil is available […]

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Perdue Recalls Almost 32,000 Pounds of Chicken

Perdue Recalls Almost 32,000 Pounds of Chicken

MONDAY, June 3, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Poultry giant Perdue is recalling 31,702 pounds of ready-to-eat chicken, the company announced Friday. Latest Prevention & Wellness News The recall follows customer complaints that the fully cooked chicken products contained pieces of bone, according to the recall notice posted by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The recalled […]

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The Dangers of Being a People-Pleaser

The Dangers of Being a People-Pleaser

By Len CanterHealthDay Reporter Latest Mental Health News MONDAY, June 3, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Being thoughtful and caring are great qualities to have, but if you go out of your way to get people to like you, you could be a people-pleaser, with unfortunate consequences for your own well-being. If you’re always saying yes […]

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Financial Disaster May Prompt Self-Destructive Behavior

Financial Disaster May Prompt Self-Destructive Behavior

Latest Mental Health News FRIDAY, May 31, 2019 (HealthDay News) — If England’s 2008 financial crisis was any indication, self-harm often follows economic ruin. Researchers examined self-poisoning (which largely means drug overdoses) and self-injury events in three British cities and found that one-quarter of all self-harm emergency department visits were made by men and women […]