RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - The Food and Drug Administration is lighting a fire under the electronic cigarette industry to work with the agency to legally market the devices and is cautio..
ATLANTA (AP) - An apple a day? Apparently not in the United States. A new government study says most Americans still don't eat enough vegetables, and fruit consumption is actually ..
WASHINGTON (AP) - The nation's health care tab will go up - not down - as a result of President Barack Obama's sweeping overhaul. That's the conclusion of a government forecast Thu..
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - Health giant Johnson & Johnson is donating about $200 million in cash and medicine to a sweeping United Nations program created to improve the health and l..
WHITEHOUSE STATION, N.J. (AP) - Drugmaker Merck & Co. says arbitration will begin in late September in its dispute with Johnson & Johnson over revenue from two blockbuster ..
WASHINGTON (AP) - They say money can't buy happiness. They're wrong. At least up to a point.People's emotional well-being - happiness - increases along with their income up t..
NEW YORK (AP) - Federal regulators are reversing a plan to remove a low blood-pressure treatment from the market after warning in August that it had not been proven effective. ..
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) - The top health officer in Kansas says high schoolers need to get more sleep, even if that means starting classes later. Dr. Jaso..
WASHINGTON (AP) - Allergan says it will pay $600 million to settle a years-long federal investigation into how it marketed its top-selling drug Botox. The company says it will plea..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Two male Oriental fruit flies have been found in a trap in the Pinellas County community of Safety Harbor. Florida Agriculture Commissioner Charles Bronson..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The state Supreme Court has upheld judges' rulings to remove three proposed state constitutional amendments, all offered by the Legislature, from Florida's..
The U.S. birth rate has dropped for the second year in a row, and experts think the wrenching recession led many people to put off having children. The 2009 birth rate also set a r..
WASHINGTON (AP) - More than 3 million seniors may have to switch their Medicare prescription plan next year, even if they're perfectly happy with it, thanks to an attempt by the go..
LEE COUNTY, Fla. - A number of kids weren't allowed back to school Monday because they didn't have the proper immunizations to attend class. The Lee County Health Department was pa..
MIAMI (AP) - The federal agency that is overseeing Florida's controversial Medicaid pilot program says it will work with the state to review the program. In 2005, Florida's Agency ..
LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Flu shots are available at major drug stores.Store like Walgreen's and Rite Aid are offering flu vaccinations. These shots have become an important source ..
DOVER, Del. (AP) - A former Delaware doctor charged with sexually assaulting more than 100 of his patients also may have given diluted or expired vaccines to children. State health..
ATLANTA (AP) - An egg company is expanding its recall of potentially salmonella-tainted eggs. The Wright County Egg of Galt, Iowa, is recalling 380 million eggs. Hundreds of people..
WASHINGTON (AP) - A new survey says Americans aren't feeling any more secure about their medical care after enactment of President Barack Obama's health overhaul. The Robert Wood J..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The Florida Medical Association is protesting the American Medical Association's support for President Barack Obama's health care overhaul. The state group..