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Some common heartburn drugs may increase heart attack risk

Posted: 06/11/2015 - A new study by researchers at Houston Methodist and Stanford University shows that a category of drugs commonly used to fight acid reflux, called proton pump inhibitors, may raise the risk of heart attack.

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New study on parental age, child's autism risk

Posted: 06/10/2015 - In the largest-ever international study of parental age and autism risk, researchers have found increased autism rates among children born to teen moms and among kids whose parents have large gaps between their ages.

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Does summer make you depressed?

Posted: 06/09/2015 - Though you may be pumped for the sunshine-y days of summer ahead, there's a small minority for whom summer is depressing.

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Why some states face higher cancer risk

Posted: 06/08/2015 - The war on cancer continues, and as some battles are won in research, others may be lost in quality of life that varies state by state.

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FDA warns against "keepsake" ultrasounds

Posted: 03/04/2015 - As the images get clearer -- and three dimensional -- more and more women are getting optional "keepsake" ultrasounds. But while those images may be precious mementos, the FDA is waving warning flags.

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