December 3, 2008 RSS feed / Health

Inhalers must be green by Dec. 31

WASHINGTON Asthma inhalers go "green" in the United States on Dec. 31, which will force patients still using the old-fashioned kind to make a pricey and even confusing switch. More...

1 in 5 young adults suffers from personality disorder

CHICAGO Almost one in five young American adults has a personality disorder that interferes with everyday life, and even more abuse alcohol or drugs, researchers reported this week in the most extensive study of its kind. More...

Is insomnia better than sleeping pills?

DEAR DR. DONOHUE: I am on Lunesta, a prescription sleeping pill for insomnia. The nurse practitioner wanted me to take half a pill every third night, but that didn't work for me. I have to take half a pill every night. More...

What Are You Really Eating?

Before you toss that box of cereal into your grocery cart, take a moment to read the nutrition facts located on the side of the package. There are five key things that you can learn from this label that can help in your overall diabetes care. More...