Antibacterial Soap? You Can Skip It. Use Plain Soap and Water

Antibacterial Soap? You Can Skip It. Use Plain Soap and Water

  Español  Get Consumer Updates by E-mail  Download PDF (196 K) On this page: When you buy soaps and body washes, do you reach for products labeled “antibacterial” hoping they’ll keep your family safer? Do you think those products will lower your risk of getting...
So THIS is What Causes Skin Cancer

So THIS is What Causes Skin Cancer

 New facts and research on this disease here. By Samantha Boh Photo: Corinne PERON / www.123rf.com Scientists in Singapore have uncovered an immune system defect behind inherited recurrent skin cancer, another breakthrough in understanding the pathways leading to...
Hypochondriacs May Worry Themselves into Heart Trouble

Hypochondriacs May Worry Themselves into Heart Trouble

  THURSDAY, Nov. 3, 2016 (HealthDay News) — Constantly worrying about having a heart attack may make it more likely you’ll have one, Norwegian researchers report. In fact, people dubbed the “worried well” were twice as likely to develop...
Proven! Your Mobile Phone Is Harmful to Health

Proven! Your Mobile Phone Is Harmful to Health

 Sign up with Shape online for news, events & great prizes Body copy: Get the latest health & fitness news, tips and tricks direct to your inbox! Get invitations to events, special promotions from our partners and chances to win great prizes when you...
Opioid Abuse Fueling Drug-Related Heart Infections

Opioid Abuse Fueling Drug-Related Heart Infections

  THURSDAY, Sept. 1, 2016 (HealthDay News) — The number of Americans hospitalized with heart infections caused by use of injected opioid drugs is on the rise, a new study indicates. Researchers from Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston said the...
6 Side Effects of Lasik Surgery You May Not Know About

6 Side Effects of Lasik Surgery You May Not Know About

 Eye specialists tell us about the side effects of this surgery to correct myopia. By Sasha Gonzales Lasik is the most frequently performed procedure to correct myopia and astigmatism. Photo: Robert Przybysz / 123rf.com Most of us know someone who’s had...
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