WASHINGTON (AP) - Federal officials say one person has died from salmonella poisoning that appears to be linked to eating ground turkey, but the government so far has declined to s..
LONDON (AP) - The cost of prescription medicines used by millions of people every day is about to plummet. The next 14 months will bring generic versions of seven..
WASHINGTON (AP) - Federal health regulators are warning doctors that a heart drug from Sanofi was associated with fatal heart problems in a recently halted company study. &nbs..
SAINT LOUIS, MO, The top two U.S. companies managing prescription drug benefits are uniting in a $29.1 billion deal they say will help achieve key goals of the health care overhaul..
WASHINGTON (AP) - Baby boomers say their biggest health fear is cancer. Memory loss comes in second. But heart disease and diabetes should be atop that list, too, given the size of..
Graduation time is here, and there is a new trend for parents to give their children entering the adult world plastic surgery for their gift. But is it a s..
Anyone can learn CPR and everyone should! Sadly, 70 % of Americans may feel helpless to act during a cardiac emergency because they either do not know how t..
It’s surprising to some that there are actually more overweight men in this country than women (70% men vs. 52% women). And that’s just one of t..
On tuesday the FDA said it will require new labeling for sunscreens to identify products that are best for reducing the risk of skin cancer, early ski..
ATLANTA - Health officials say that 118 cases of measles have been reported already this year, that's the highest number of measles cases to be reported this early in t..
PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla - Charlotte County Sheriff Bill Cameron gave details for the agency’s new “Operation Medicine Cabinet” program at the District-4 office in Por..
COLLIER COUNTY, Fla - The Collier County Health Department and the Collier Mosquito Control District are reminding residents that horses, dogs and cats are susceptible to mosquito-..
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - Officials from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are hearing from parents, health care providers and others in New Hampshire as it starts explorin..
Young people who use gaming devices or mobile phones for extended periods of time may experience pain in their wrists and fingers according to recent studies. &nb..
MIAMI (AP) - A Miami imam and two of his sons were arrested Saturday on charges they provided some $50,000 to the Pakistani Taliban, designated by the State Department as a terrori..
WASHINGTON (AP) - The House Republican budget would leave up to 44 million more low-income people uninsured as the federal government cuts states' Medicaid funding by about one-thi..
Noth Fort Myers, Fla.-- Area Agency on Aging for Southwest Florida's is hosting a Health Fair for May 6th, 2011 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at our office located at 1520..
COLLIER COUNTY, Fla - The risk of substance abuse triples when teens enter high school and kids entering middle school have an increased exposure to situations involving drugs and ..
With all of the recent fires, many are experiencing difficulties with allergies. Here to discuss some ways to get through this 'brush fire' season is Dr. Annette ..
(AP) - A much cheaper drug has proved just as good as a $2,000 monthly shot to treat a common eye disorder that can lead to blindness, a long-awaited study has found. &..