Most Young Children Shouldn't Drink Plant-Based Milk, New Health Guidelines SayMost children under the age of 5 should avoid plant-based milk, according to new health guidelines about what young children should drink. Plant-based milk made from rice, coconut, oats or other blends -- with the exception of fortified soy milk -- lack key nutrition for early development, according to guidelines released on Wednesday by leading health organizations.
Study: Air Pollution Particles May Reach Fetuses In The WombNew evidence has been found that air pollution can breach a mother's placenta and potentially reach fetuses in the womb, raising the possibility of future health problems.
Could Sunscreen Cause Vitamin D Deficiency? Short Answer: YesExposing skin to sunlight is a convenient way to meet our vitamin D needs, which is crucial for bone health. That might make you wonder: Does wearing sunscreen interfere with vitamin D levels and potentially cause vitamin D deficiency?
2 More Eastern Equine Encephalitis Deaths Reported In MichiganFour additional cases of Eastern equine encephalitis, including two deaths, have been confirmed in Southwest Michigan, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services said Tuesday.
Regular Aerobic Exercise May Slow Progression To Alzheimer's For Those Most At RiskA half hour of aerobic exercise four to five times a week may prevent or slow cognitive decline in older adults who are at a high risk of developing Alzheimer's, according to a study published Tuesday in the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease.
Study: Male Breast Cancer Screening In High-Risk Patients Extremely SuccessfulMammograms are more effective at detecting breast cancer in high-risk men than in women who are at average risk of developing the disease, and could provide potentially lifesaving early detection of male breast cancer.
The Way You Vape Could Make It Even More DangerousIn the wake of six deaths and 380 cases of confirmed and probable lung disease across the US, the Trump administration has called for banning most flavored e-cigarettes because of their huge appeal to young people.
FDA Finds Low Levels Of Cancer-Linked Impurity In Common Heartburn DrugsThe US Food and Drug Administration said on Friday that it has learned that some ranitidine -- acid-reducing and heartburn medicines, including those known by the brand name Zantac -- contain low levels of an impurity that could cause cancer.
Michigan Matters: Update On Detroit Public Schools As he begins his third year at the helm of Detroit Public Schools Community District, Dr. Nikolai Vitti, Superintendent, talked one on one with Carol Cain, Senior Producer/Host of CBS 62’s “Michigan Matters,” about the status of the state’s largest district.
Sit, Stand, Sit: The New Science About How To Best Use Your Standing DeskSitting is the new smoking, we're told, and suddenly sit-stand desks are everywhere. But do we know just how healthy they are and the best ways to use them?
Michigan Legislature OKs Changes To Medicaid Reporting RulesA bill has been approved by Michigan's Legislature that would exempt some Medicaid recipients from having to meet monthly reporting rules if the state can verify their compliance with work requirements through other data.
A Sixth Person Died From Vaping-Related Lung Disease. Here's What You Need To KnowA sixth person in the United States has died from lung disease related to vaping, Kansas health officials said Tuesday. The woman was older than 50 and had a history of health problems. She became seriously ill shortly after she started using e-cigarettes and her symptoms progressed rapidly. It's not clear what type of vaping products she used, the Kansas Department of Health and Environment said.
Study: Shorter People Are At A Greater Risk Of Type 2 DiabetesTall people might be at greater risk of developing cancer, but short people aren't off the hook.
Daytime Naps Once Or Twice A Week May Be Linked To A Healthy Heart, Researchers SaySome good news for nap fanatics -- a new study has found that a daytime nap taken once or twice a week could lower the risk of heart attacks or strokes.
FDA Warns Leading E-Cigarette Maker Juul About Its Marketing PracticesThe US Food and Drug Administration on Monday warned leading e-cigarette maker Juul Labs about illegally marketing its product as a safer alternative to cigarettes.