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BOSTON (Reuters) - The head of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Friday the agency is working on a new policy that would encourage more compounding pharmacies to register under a law enacted in the wake of...
Sept. 14 (UPI) -- Research shows overall child passenger safety education programs are working, with more infants and toddlers being positioned correctly in car safety seats. The American Academy of Pediatrics, or AAP, recommends children be placed in rear-facing car...
(Reuters Health) - Antidepressant use during pregnancy is tied to an increased risk of psychiatric illnesses, especially mood disorders, in children, according to a new study. The overall risk is low, though. Only about 3 percent of the nearly...
Sept. 12 (UPI) -- Research shows individuals with developmental disabilities experience significant disparities in healthcare quality, access, status and unmet needs. Researchers at The Ohio State University conducted a telephone survey of 42,876 adults and 10,122 proxy interviews for children...
(Reuters Health) - Restricting use of off-road vehicles, including all-terrain vehicles (ATVs), for younger children and teens may help curb the number of youth who get seriously injured in crashes, a U.S. study suggests. Researchers examined data on youth...
SUNDAY, Sept. 10, 2017 -- Football remains America's favorite professional sport, even though a majority of fans admit they're concerned about brain injuries to players, according to a new survey. Among 1,000 Americans questioned, 77 percent of those who follow...
SANTIAGO (Reuters) - Chilean healthcare company Banmedica SA told local regulators late on Friday that it had signed a non-binding agreement to sell all its shares to U.S.-based UnitedHealth Group Inc. “If the transaction materializes, the price to be...
FRIDAY, Sept. 8, 2017 -- American high school students with poor grades are much more likely to have unhealthy behaviors -- including illegal drug use -- than teens at the top of the class, federal health officials say. There's a...
TORONTO (Reuters) - Canada’s biggest licensed producer of medical marijuana has bought land next to its greenhouse production site that will allow it to more than double the total volume of cannabis it can grow, its chief executive said...
Sept. 6 (UPI) -- Researchers at the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute found that an improved vaccine is able to protect against nine types of HPV. The human papillomavirus, or HPV, is a very common sexually transmitted...

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