WASHINGTON (AP) - The Food and Drug Administration is warning against eating Uncle Ben's rice products served at schools, restaurants, hospitals and other food service institutions..
CHICAGO (AP) - Nearly 3 out of 4 U.S. children and young adults consume at least some caffeine, mostly from soda, tea and coffee. The rate didn't budge much over a decade, although..
WASHINGTON (AP) - Facing a rapidly approaching deadline, the White House and its allies are racing to enroll young people in new insurance plans offered under President Barack Obam..
NEW PALTZ, N.Y. (AP) - A Catskill mountain resort is closing for a week after a virus sickened hundreds of guests and employees. The Mohonk Mountain House in New ..
ATLANTA (AP) - A new strain of stomach bug was the virus responsible for almost 700 recent illnesses on a Caribbean cruise ship. The Centers for Disease Control a..
TITUSVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Health officials say a third person has died from the flu in Brevard County. Florida Today (http://on.flatoday.com/1btUR6K ) reports a 63-..
WASHINGTON (AP) - Wanted: Millions of uninsured Americans willing to give President Barack Obama's health care law a chance. With time running out, it may not be ..
WASHINGTON (AP) - Uninsured Americans are still procrastinating about President Barack Obama's health care law. With fewer than 60 days left to enroll, can the administration find ..
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Food and Drug Administration is using ads that depict yellow teeth and wrinkled skin to show the nation's at-risk youth the costs associated with cigarette sm..
WASHINGTON (AP) - A kinder, gentler approach to one of the most dreaded exams in medicine is on the way: U.S. regulators have cleared a bite-size camera to help screen patients who..
CHICAGO (AP) - Gay and bisexual teen boys use illicit steroids at a rate almost six times higher than do straight kids, a "dramatic disparity" that points up a need to reach out to..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A proposed constitutional amendment to allow the medical use of marijuana will go before Florida voters in November after the state Supreme Court narrowly ..
KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) - The Royal Caribbean cruise line on Sunday ended a ship's 10-day trip in the Caribbean early after hundreds of passengers and crew members were sickened wit..
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Food and Drug Administration says there's no reason to believe that the coloring added to sodas is unsafe. But the agency is taking another look just to make ..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Gov. Rick Scott will vote against a proposed constitutional amendment to allow the medical use of marijuana if it makes the 2014 ballot. Scott said through..
MELBOURNE, Fla. (AP) - Central Florida health officials say a woman in her mid-30s who recently gave birth has died from the flu. The woman is the second flu fata..
TALLAHASSE, Fla. (AP) - Florida health officials are launching a new program aimed at curbing alarming obesity rates in the state. State Surgeon General and Secre..
TALLAHASSE, Fla. (AP) - Florida health officials are launching a new program aimed at curbing alarming obesity rates in the state. State Surgeon General and Secretary of Health Dr...
NEW YORK (AP) - New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is set to fulfill a campaign promise by announcing a significant expansion of a law that requires employers to give workers paid ..
WASHINGTON (AP) - It's no secret that smoking causes lung cancer. But what about diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis, erectile dysfunction? Fifty years into the war on smoking, scientis..