LEE COUNTY, Fla.- A Sanibel man's machine to treat cancer is moving closer to human trials. The John Kanzius Cancer Research Foundation plans to approach the FDA early next year an..
BOSTON (AP) - New research suggests that high levels of BPA, a chemical in many plastics and canned food linings, might raise the risk of miscarriage in women prone to that problem..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Four Floridians have been sickened by salmonella linked to California poultry processing facilities that have caused a nationwide outbreak. &nb..
YONKERS, NY - As part of its ongoing testing program of the safety of meat and poultry in the food supply, Consumer Reports found a strain of Salmonella Heidelberg in a Foster Farm..
WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. Department of Agriculture is threatening to shut down three California poultry processing facilities linked to a salmonella outbreak that has sickened 27..
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - Health officials urged consumers to cook chicken thoroughly and take other precautions after an 18-state salmonella outbreak that has made hundreds sick i..
FORREST CORNERS, Fla. (AP) - Almost 300 elementary school students in north Florida apparently were stricken by an norovirus-like infection. Marion County School ..
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration says it's planning fixes to the glitch-prone federal website that uninsured people can use to sign for coverage under the new health care..
BALLWIN, Mo. (AP) - Experts in eating disorders are concerned about an Internet-fueled trend in which teenage girls and young women pursue an elusive and possibly dangerous weight-..
Hold your nose and don't spit out your coffee: Doctors have found a way to put healthy people's poop into pills that can cure serious gut infections - a less yucky way to do "fecal..
LEE COUNTY, Fla.- WINK News has learned United Healthcare's Medicare Advantage plan has dropped several major Southwest Florida doctor groups for 2014. Some of them include Orthope..
LEE COUNTY, Fla.- There are several ways to apply for healthcare under the Affordable Care Act. The most common seems to be online, and there were problems and delays today for peo..
SANIBEL ISLAND, Fla.- Two people in Lee County have died from a flesh-eating bacteria found in the warm Gulf waters. The water is safe, but it's not a good idea to go into the wate..
MIAMI (AP) - Miami-Dade county government is spreading the word about breast cancer awareness. The county will host a number of events throughout the month of Oct..
NEW YORK (AP) - Health care is reuniting President Barack Obama and former President Bill Clinton. The two are set to appear together Tuesday to discuss Obama's h..
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - A blood collection agency is suspending its blood donation program in Martin and St. Lucie counties due to the risk of a dengue fever outbreak. &n..
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Food and Drug Administration is requiring stronger warning labels on prescription painkillers like OxyContin and Vicodin, in the government's latest attempt t..
TWIN FALLS, Idaho (AP) - At least 89 people have reported getting sick after eating Chobani Greek yogurt manufactured in Twin Falls, the Food and Drug Administration reported. ..
WASHINGTON (AP) - Johnson & Johnson is recalling 200,000 bottles of Motrin Infants Drops formula due to the risk that they contain tiny particles of plastic. ..
WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration says consumers shouldn't worry too much about levels of arsenic in rice - but should vary their diets just in case. &nb..