NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) - Johnson & Johnson has begun removing toxic chemicals from baby products, under pressure from consumer groups.(Copyright 2011 The Associated Press. Al..
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - Four Western diamondback rattlesnakes from Albuquerque's zoo are helping with the first clinical trials of venom as a cancer treatment in humans. &nbs..
FORT MYERS, Fla.- The two-decades-long national Back to Sleep campaign, that promotes infant safe sleep, is credited with reducing the rate of sudden infant death syndrome in the U..
The following statement was read by Dr. Kenneth P. Walker, District President, at the Board of Trustees meeting Friday, November 4, 2011: "During the last board meeting, there was ..
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - The Food and Drug Administration is planning to spend $600 million over five years to educate the public about the dangers of tobacco use. La..
WASHINGTON (AP) - Dermatologists will soon get some high-tech help deciding which suspicious-looking moles should be removed and checked for melanoma, the deadliest form of skin ca..
Deaths from drug overdoses, particularly prescription painkillers, increased significantly over a decade, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported. In 2008, 36,450 p..
Ritalin and similar medicines that millions of children and teens take to curb hyperactivity and boost attention do not raise their risk of serious heart problems, the largest safe..
FORT MYERS, Fla.- Have you thought about getting breast implants but worried about the affect they could have on your child if you want to breast feed? Dr. Michael Kim was in..
A Kentucky cancer center is offering some unconventional advice to get smokers to kick the habit: Switch to smoke-free tobacco. The James Graham Brown Cancer Cent..
COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- Collier County Health Department says it's a shameless ploy that's gaining steam."They know that children are attracted to sweet products, and if they get the..
WASHINGTON (AP) - Shoppers nervous about foodborne illnesses may turn to foods produced at smaller farms or labeled "local," ''organic" or "natural" in the hopes that such products..
ATLANTA (AP) - A government panel is recommending that young boys also get the controversial HPV shot. That's the vaccine now given to girls to prevent cervical cancer. ..
CHICAGO (AP) - Exposure to the chemical bisphenol-A before birth could affect girls' behavior at age 3, according to the latest study on potential health effects of the compound us..
FORT MYERS, Fla. Do you have severe pain in the thumb with lifting? Dr. Kim is here to describe a common and easily treatable problem...de quervain's tenosynovitis
FORT MYERS, Fla.- There were two articles in the news this week involving children and violence. Here to discuss this and more is Dr. Annette MacKoul. 1 in 4 Children Exposed to So..
PLANT CITY, Fla. (AP) - The health department says one person has died and two others were sickened by Legionnaire's disease at a mobile home park near Tampa. The..
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Customers of insurance giant Wellmark Blue Cross Blue Shield could pay up to $45 a month more for health insurance under a proposal announced Monday by the ..
FORT MYERS, Fla. - Across the state of Florida there have been more than 25 deaths and more than 130 reported hospitalizations in the past 11 years related to cosmetic s..
ST. LOUIS (AP) - Former sexual partners of a 26-year-old man infected with HIV are being asked to come forward or be tested for the virus that causes AIDS now that the man has been..