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Mom to Mom: Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month and about one in eight women will get breast cancer at some point in their lifetime.

Polio-like illness causing paralysis in children reaches the Carolinas

A polio-like illness that can cause paralysis in children is now here in the Carolinas.

Father says he found mold in kid’s Capri Sun pouch

A father says he discovered mold in a Capri Sun pouch that he was going to give to his 3-year-old last month.

Thousands of young US children get no vaccines, survey finds

A small but growing proportion of the youngest children in the U.S. have not been vaccinated against any disease, worrying health officials.

EpiPen shortage keeping some kids out of school

Eden Morris should be in kindergarten with his friends but the 5-year-old has been home since the school year started. Eden has severe allergies so Spanaway Elementary, about 35 miles south of Seattle, won't let him go to school without an EpiPen.

Study finds hand sanitizer cuts back on sick days for kids

Young children inevitably have a lot of runny noses and sore throats, but how they clean their hands could cut back on how often they miss day care, according to a study published Monday in the journal Pediatrics.

Daily low-dose aspirin may lower risk of ovarian cancer

Women who recently and regularly take a daily low-dose aspirin may lower their risk of developing ovarian cancer, new research suggests.

FDA expands use of cervical cancer vaccine up to age 45

U.S. regulators have expanded the use of Merck's cervical cancer vaccine to adults up to age 45.

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