DENVER (AP) - Junk food in school cafeterias has been under attack for years. Now Colorado is considering the nation's toughest ban on unhealthy fats in school foods, a ban that co..
CHICAGO (AP) - America's obesity epidemic is proving to be as stubborn as those maddening love handles, and it shows no sign of reversing course. That's according..
PASCAGOULA, Miss. (AP) - A south Mississippi hospital has launched a program that provides animal-assisted therapy. The Mississippi Press reports that (http://bit..
FORT MYERS, If your under 50 and already thinking about a face lift, then now just might be the time for you to do it. Turns out younger patients achieve better results..
FORT MYERS, Fla. Are you in shape? It seems like a basic question to start out with when you are assessing your fitness level.  ..
FORT MYERS, Fla.- There were several articles in the Pediatric Literature this week. Some of the topics covered physical activity and school performance, along with sleep deprivati..
NEW YORK (AP) - A biotechnology company announced it has developed a machine to decode a person's DNA in a day for $1,000, a long-sought price goal for making a person's genome use..
ATLANTA (AP) - College-age drinkers average nine drinks when they get drunk, government health officials said Tuesday. That surprising statistic is part of a new ..
LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Are you tired of dealing with your crows feet or laugh lines? There is a new treatment out with promising results. Plastic Surgeon Dr. Michael Kim joins us with m..
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Eight-week-old Carver Bayless is a lucky guy. So is his 4-year-old brother, Granton. The Bolivar, Mo., boys were both born with a rare gen..
FORT MYERS, Fla.- Just about two weeks ago, a death in a 10-day-old infant in Missouri started lots of questions as to what happened and how this infant died. Here to discuss this ..
ATLANTA (AP) - A federal panel is recommending lowering the threshold for lead poisoning in children. If adopted by government officials, hundreds of thousands mo..
FORT MYERS, Fla.- A New Year comes with New Year resolutions. And there's no shortage of advice on how to break old habits or make the new ones stick, especially when it comes to d..
CHICAGO (AP) - Chicago attorney Colleen Gorman has a holiday ritual that doesn't involve buying presents or counting down to midnight: She goes online looking for new hangover reme..
ATLANTA (AP) - An Oklahoma baby is the third infant this month sickened by bacteria sometimes associated with tainted infant formula. The child, from Tulsa County..
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says three people have contracted hepatitis C from an infected organ donor in Kentucky.  ..
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Three ex-smokers from Elkhart, Indianapolis and Markelville have collected a total of $5,000 in cash prizes from the state of Indiana for kicking the habit.&nbs..
FORT MYERS, Fla.- Fitness on the Move Expert Mike Drumm tells us the difference between good and bad carbs...and why you shouldn't eliminate them from your diet altogether.
CLEVELAND (AP) - An Ohio man who had two towels left in his body after surgery at a veterans hospital has won a $275,000 settlement from the federal government. F..
FORT MYERS, Fla. - Certain people in need of open heart surgery now have an alternative, and it's putting Southwest Florida on the map. Health Park is the only hospital in our area..