WEDNESDAY, Sept. 19, 2018 -- Widely practiced in Asia for thousands of years, acupuncture is one of the key components of traditional Chinese medicine. Yet it's still viewed with some skepticism in the Western world.
And for the squeamish, just the idea of needles can be a turnoff. But, depending on what ails you, it might bear trying.
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 19, 2018 -- More American women than ever are having twins, triplets, quadruplets and even quintuplets, and it's not just because some are using fertility treatments, new research shows.
Since the 1980s, the number of multiple births has jumped from roughly 20 sets per 1,000 live births to almost 35 sets per 1,000 live births, the study found.
TUESDAY, Sept. 18, 2018 -- Pharmaceutical companies appear to be engaging in price gouging during drug shortages, with costs rising at double the normal rate when medications are in limited supply, a new study claims.
Prices can be expected to rise about 20 percent for drugs facing a shortage, but only about 9 percent for medicines in good supply, researchers report.
TUESDAY, Sept. 18, 2018 -- Shopping at specialty stores and farmers' markets is great for getting fresh foods, but that's not always possible, depending on where you live and the season. And sometimes you just don't have time to get to the store.
But the right frozen foods can be the fixings for low-calorie meals and snacks that are nutritious as well as satisfying.
TUESDAY, Sept. 18, 2018 -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday launched a new ad campaign aimed at curbing rampant e-cigarette use among American teens.
Just last week, the agency announced a crackdown on companies that make e-cigarettes and stores that sell the products illegally to minors. The companies have 60 days to come up with plans to stop those sales or the FDA said it will consider a ban on the sale of all flavored e-cigarette products.