May 17, 2017 RSS feed / Health

Study: Side effects emerge after approval for many U.S. drugs

CHICAGO  Almost one-third of new drugs approved by U.S. regulators over a decade ended up years later with warnings about unexpected, sometimes life-threatening side effects or complications, a new analysis found.  More...

Boy, 8, kills self after bullying

NEW YORK   The death was startling even to the coroner: a boy only 8 years old apparently killing himself in his Cincinnati bedroom.  Now Gabriel Taye’s January death is being re-examined, after it emerged that he was bullied and knoc More...

Drinking mercury from thermometer?

DEAR DR. ROACH: You probably have never gotten a question like this. How much mercury is in an old thermometer? A month ago, I wasn’t feeling well, so I took my temperature with an old thermometer that seemed to be taking too long to work. More...

What Are You Really Eating?

Before you toss that box of cereal into your grocery cart, take a moment to read the nutrition facts located on the side of the package. More...