ATLANTA (AP) - Soon after her surgery, Susan Harrison had a string of infections that caused intense pain, leaving her weak and unable to pick up and play actively with her young g..
NEW YORK (AP) - Health officials say the worst of the flu season appears to be over. The number of states reporting intense or widespread flu dropped again last w..
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - A push for the legalization of physician-assisted suicide is under way in a half-dozen states where proponents say they see strong support for allowing docto..
SEA GIRT, N.J. (AP) - Gov. Chris Christie lashed out Wednesday at a former White House doctor who said she worries about the governor dying in office because he is so heavy, tellin..
FORT MYERS, Fla. We might think if we hurt our finger, it's just going to cause some temporary pain, not turning into anything serious. That's not always the case. Dr. ..
NEW YORK (AP) - Add those cute little hedgehogs to the list of pets that can make you sick. In the last year, 20 people were infected by a rare but dangerous form..
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) - The same kind of exercise that can bring peace to your mind may bring peace to your heart as well. Research at the University of Kansas H..
LEE COUNTY, Fla.- The long-debated issue of vaccinations surfaced once again as a possible case of whooping cough was reported in a Lee County elementary school. The vaccination is..
CAPE CORAL, Fla.- CAPE CORAL, Fla.- WINK news has learned that Hector Cafferata Elementary is the school that has student with a possible case of whooping cough. Parents tell us th..
LEE COUNTY, Fla.- One local pediatrician is looking for the "biggest winner" in her new health challenge. Dr. Annette St. Pierre-MacKoul is challenging you to live a healthy life. ..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Gov. Rick Scott and state legislators will soon decide whether Florida should extend health insurance coverage to nearly 1 million residents, and those off..
LEE COUNTY, Fla.- The Lee County Health Department say its received its first reported case of whooping cough for the year. Doctors still have to complete tests to confirm the illn..
NEW YORK (AP) - Federal health officials say at least 16 people in five states have been sickened by salmonella food poisoning linked to ground beef. No one has d..
There are benefits to having breast lifts done with breast implants but there are some dangers as well. Dr. Michael Kim breaks them down in the studio.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Federal health advisors want new restrictions on hydrocodone, the highly addictive painkiller that has grown into the most widely prescribed drug in the U.S. ..
If you're feeling the pressure to keep up with exercise as part of a new year's resolution, you're not alone. In fact, about 80 percent of people who join the gym start to dr..
WASHINGTON (AP) - Millions of smokers could be priced out of health insurance because of tobacco penalties in President Barack Obama's health care law, according to experts who are..
January is coming to an end. If you're having trouble keeping your health goals, Dr. Annette St. Pierre-Mackoul discusses ways to get yourself back on track.
We are well into January 2013 and everyone is trying to keep up with new year's resolutions. If you've decided to exercise more, there are some common mistakes you should wat..
NEW YORK (AP) - Coca-Cola became one of the world's most powerful brands by equating its soft drinks with happiness. Now it's taking to the airwaves for the first time to address a..