FRIDAY, Jan. 26, 2024 (HealthDay News) — Too many American tourists looking for cheap cosmetic surgeries alongside their beach time are winding up dead in the Dominican Republic, a new report finds.  Between 2009 and 2022, 93 people — almost all young or middle-aged women — have died after undergoingContinue Reading

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 18, 2023 (HealthDay News) — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has proposed a ban on the use of formaldehyde in hair relaxers over concerns about its link to respiratory problems and certain cancers. Right now, the FDA only discourages using such hair-straightening products, which are typically usedContinue Reading

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 4, 2023 (HealthDay News) — Breast cancer patients who undergo a mastectomy can probably benefit from a shorter course of more intense radiation therapy, a new study indicates. Hypofractionated radiation therapy — which provides a higher dose each session over three weeks — provides the same protection againstContinue Reading

WEDNESDAY, July 26, 2023 (HealthDay News) — Men’s use of personal care products has almost doubled since 2004, exposing them to some potentially harmful chemicals, a new study commissioned by the Environmental Working Group (EWG) finds. Overall, the average American adult uses 12 personal care products a day that containContinue Reading