WASHINGTON (AP) - Administration officials say President Barack Obama wants states to rewrite their medical malpractice laws to cut down on wasteful tests doctors perform because t..
CHICAGO (AP) - Eat more fiber and you just may live longer. That's the message from a new government study. It finds a link between high-fiber diets and lower risks of death - not ..
LEE COUNTY, Fla. - The Lee County Sheriff's Office say it had astounding results from its five-day prescription drug collection program.Operation Medicine Cabinet resulted in 384,4..
WASHINGTON - Nearly 2 million Summer Infant video baby monitors were recalled Friday after being linked to the strangulation deaths of two infants. The Consumer Product Safety Comm..
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Food and Drug Administration said Friday it has approved the first mammography device that generates 3-D images of the breast, potentially helping doctors spo..
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Doctors may be missing "silent strokes" in a small but significant number of children with severe anemia, who may be unfairly labeled as slow learners when in fa..
It's time for Fitness Friday and today, Wink Fitness expert Mike Drumm has a list of free foods for dieters. So you don't wreck all your hard work, in..
ATLANTA (AP) - Health officials say hundreds of people may have been told they have syphilis when they don't. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says a study of five U...
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Strokes are rising dramatically among young and middle-aged Americans while dropping in older people, a sign that the obesity epidemic may be starting to reshape..
LOS ANGELES (AP) - It's not definitive proof of harm, but new research raises concern about diet soda. It suggests that people who drink it every day have higher risks for stroke a..
CHICAGO (AP) - New research says many breast cancer patients can skip aggressive lymph node surgery without increasing chances for recurrence or death, if their disease shows limit..
It's Fitness Friday! We all know it's so easy to make excuses not to work out but here today to say zip it! and to debunk your excus..
A new study says children who live in homes where parents or others smoke have a higher risk of developing middle ear infections than kids whose houses are smoke..
A lawsuit has been filed against the Food and Drug Administration and it urges a judge to block overseas shipments of a key drug used in U.S. executions. The drug, sodium thiopenta..
LEE COUNTY, Fla - It's time to gather up all of your unused or expired medication. The Lee County Sheriff's Office is partnering with the Florida Crime Prevention Association..
MIAMI (AP) - Florida's legislature seems poised to pass a bill aimed at reducing the state's Medicaid expenditures by expanding privatization of the program. But that proposal may ..
FREDERICK, Md. (AP) - Two Army scientists are being honored for inventing a better mosquito trap.The Army's medical research command at Fort Detrick in Frederick announced the awar..
Can you stop, think, and then act? A recent study shows that self-control in childhood makes for a successful, trouble-free adult life. Here to..
WASHINGTON (AP) - Federal health officials said Wednesday they are investigating a possible link between breast implants and a very rare form of cancer, raising new questions about..
WASHINGTON (AP) - A leading expert on Medicare says two of the central promises of President Barack Obama's health care overhaul law are unlikely to be fulfilled. Medicare's indepe..