(NEW YORK) -- As a pediatrician, Dr. Kristina Lehman knows the ins and outs of the evidence around breastfeeding better than most.But as a mother, she also knows that breastfeeding is hard and that following evidence-based guidelines isn't possible or the choice for everyone."I'm... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The seal of approval from the U.S. Department of Agriculture on meat and poultry you see at the grocery store may soon carry more weight thanks to an update to labeling guidelines for meat producers that will more rigorously verify how... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- YouTube , the largest video-sharing platform, announced Tuesday a new policy framework for eating disorder-related content, in the company’s latest effort to address the growing mental health crisis, especially among teens, who can often be “vulnerable viewers.”“Mental health issues like eating... Read More.
(ATLANTA) -- Only about half of adults in the United States are meeting physical activity guidelines set by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, new research shows.The report, published Thursday by the CDC looked at the percentage of American adults aged 18 and... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Children and adolescents should be proactively evaluated and treated for obesity, according to new guidelines from the American Academy of Pediatrics around childhood obesity.The guidelines note that treatments, including medications and weight loss surgery, can be effective and can help reduce... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Relaxed PSA screening guidelines may be leading to more late-stage cancer diagnoses, and the current recommendations updated to address this concern might preferentially serve white men, a new study suggests.One in eight men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in their... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released updated guidelines for prescribing opioids for pain to include people who are suffering from short-term pain.During a briefing Thursday, the federal health agency said its new clinical practice recommendations are replacing guidelines from... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Children ages 8 and older should be screened by physicians for anxiety, according to new guidelines published Tuesday.The new recommendations from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force apply to children who are not showing recognized symptoms of anxiety or depression and... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Jillian Hughes, 33, of Washington, D.C., said she dealt with symptoms of anxiety for more than a decade before getting a diagnosis of and treatment for anxiety disorder in her 20s.Lanee Higgins, of Baltimore, remembers being labeled a "worrier" as a child,... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Apple on Monday made headlines as the latest major company to call its workers back to the office, setting a deadline for early next month that will require workers to do their jobs in person three days each week, Bloomberg reported.The move... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Weighted swaddles and blankets are popular among parents trying to get their infants to sleep, but they should not be used on sleeping babies, according to new recommendations released by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP).The AAP on Tuesday released updates... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The Biden administration will announce new building ventilation standards for schools and businesses on Thursday -- a welcome step for experts who feel the U.S. has long been behind the curve on using air filtration as a valuable tool to fight COVID-19.The... Read More.