Health Tip: Sun Protection for Skin of Color

News Consumer News Health Tip: Sun Protection for Skin of Color — Sun protection should not be limited to those with fair skin, says the Skin of Color Society. People with darker skin are still at risk of skin cancer triggered by the sun’s ultraviolet rays. The Skin of Color Society recommends using sunscreen with […]

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Childhood Brain Tumor Survivors Face More Struggles

TUESDAY, June 25, 2019 — Adult survivors of childhood brain tumors often face intellectual and financial struggles, a new study finds. Advances in treatment have prolonged the lives of many childhood brain tumor patients, but survivors may have to contend with a number of effects from the disease and its treatment, the researchers noted. To […]

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FDA Warns Two Kratom Marketers About False Claims

TUESDAY, June 25, 2019 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday took two kratom marketers to task over false claims that their products can treat or cure opioid addiction. The latest salvo is part of the agency’s continuing efforts to alert consumers about the potential dangers of the herbal drug. The warning letters […]

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Many Young Men Putting Health at Risk to Bulk Up

TUESDAY, June 25, 2019 — Image is everything for most teens and young adults, and 22% of young men and 5% of young women turn to potentially dangerous methods to “bulk up,” a new study says. These unhealthy methods — dubbed “disordered eating behaviors” — include eating to gain weight and using supplements or anabolic […]

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