Antibiotics may increase the risk of painful kidney stones.
That's according to a new study from Children's Hospital Of Philadelphia. It showed patients who took oral antibiotics were more likely to develop kidney stones up to five years later. That risk was highest among young people.
Experts said that's not surprising because children take more antibiotics than any other age group.
Ginger is good medicine
You may want to stock up on ginger if your little one comes down with a stomach bug.
Researchers in Italy found ginger helped reduce vomiting in children by 20 percent compared to a placebo.
OB/GYN's taking heart
Women may soon be getting a heart check from their OB/GYN.
A new advisory from two leading medical groups says yearly "well woman" visits should include a screening for heart disease.
Experts say OB/GYN's are uniquely qualified to diagnose and treat woman-specific conditions ... that increase a woman's risk of heart disease.
Roughly 90 percent of American women have at least one risk factor for heart disease or stroke.