How to Take Action Against Acne

FRIDAY, Jan. 26, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Waiting for acne to clear up on its own can be frustrating, especially for teens who are already self-conscious about their appearance. Untreated acne can cause low self-esteem and anxiety as well as permanent facial scars. Ignoring it or assuming kids will outgrow it can harm them physically…

FDA Panel Rejects Some Claims for 'Heat-not-Burn' Tobacco Device

THURSDAY, Jan. 25, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Controversial “heat-not-burn” tobacco devices might only get limited marketing in the United States, based on recommendations issued Thursday by an influential government panel. These devices are different than e-cigarettes, in that instead of heating a nicotine-infused liquid, they warm up tobacco to about 500 degrees Fahrenheit, producing an…

Sleepy U.S. Teens Are Running on Empty

THURSDAY, Jan. 25, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Most American teenagers are plagued by too little sleep, which can hurt their health and their school performance, federal health officials said Thursday. Nearly 58 percent of middle school students in nine states and almost 73 percent of high school students across the country don’t get the recommended…

Pill Combo May Do More to Reduce Stroke Risk

THURSDAY, Jan. 25, 2018 (HealthDay News) — A special combination of cholesterol- and blood pressure-lowering pills may be best at cutting the odds of stroke for people at high risk, new research shows. Taking daily doses of two blood pressure medications and a cholesterol-lowering drug reduced first-time strokes by 44 percent among people at risk…