Many Pick the Wrong Drugs for Sneezin' Season

FRIDAY, March 30, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Hay fever sufferers often choose the wrong medication for their seasonal sniffles, new research suggests. With flowers, trees and grasses springing back to life, folks with allergies will start to complain of sneezing, runny noses, and watery, itchy eyes. More often than not, though, they’ll head to the…

Smart Choices for Your Home Gym

FRIDAY, March 30, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Home exercise equipment has come a long way over the years. It’s a great option if you’re starting a fitness program and don’t want to go to a gym or can’t get to your gym often enough. There’s also the convenience of having your favorite piece of cardio…

Why Whooping Cough Has Made a Comeback

THURSDAY, March 29, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Flaws in current whooping cough vaccines aren’t to blame for rising rates of the disease in the United States, a new study contends. Researchers attribute a resurgence of the disease since the 1970s to factors that arose long before the latest vaccines were introduced in the late 1990s.…

Protect Your Child From Opioid Poisoning

THURSDAY, March 29, 2018 (HealthDay News) — America’s opioid epidemic is taking a mounting toll on the nation’s children — some as young as toddlers. The number of youngsters hospitalized for opioid poisoning tripled between 1997 and 2012, and the largest overall increase was among toddlers and preschoolers, according to the American Academy of Pediatrics.…