MIAMI (AP) - New data shows that prescription drug deaths in Florida increased nearly 9 percent last year compared to 2009 despite aggressive efforts by law enforcement to educate ..
BECKLEY, W.Va. (AP) - The president of the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine in Lewisburg is bringing a little magic to public television. Dr. Michael ..
CHICAGO (AP) - A new study suggests that nearly 20 percent of children who have an autistic older brother or sister will develop the disorder too. That's a rate much higher than pr..
DODGE CITY, Kan. (AP) - Publix would like consumers in Southwest Florida to be aware that the impact of the ground beef recall is county-specific and does not include Publix locati..
NAPLES, Fla - Arthrex Inc. is expanding in both Collier and Lee Counties. The company announced a commitment to build a first phase 160,000 sq ft state-of-the-art surgical device f..
Fort Myers, Fla.— The Lee County Health Department is posting an advisory on Lynn Hall and Bonita beaches as unsafe for swimmers due to high levels of bacteria identified in ..
Since the Institute of Medicine’s report on Dietary Reference Intakes for Calcium and Vitamin D was released in November, vitamin D has been the subject of controversy. ..
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) - The University of Florida is establishing an eating disorders program. The university's College of Medicine announced Tuesday that Dr. Ke..
GENEVA (AP) - The World Health Organization is declaring an end to the global swine flu pandemic. WHO's director general says the pandemic is over since "the new H1N1 virus ha..
Chances are you will be packing your child's lunch sometime this week. With the average cost of a school lunch at $2.50 a day, WINK shows you how to make a healthy lunch for ..
FORT MYERS, Fla. - This year, the USDA unveiled its new version of the food pyramid, known as MyPlate. It advises eaters to fill half of their plates with fruits and veggies, and t..
SEATTLE (AP) - A new study finds that a healthy diet is expensive and could make it difficult for Americans to meet new U.S. nutritional guidelines. The study in the journal H..
WASHINGTON (AP) - Federal officials say one person has died from salmonella poisoning that appears to be linked to eating ground turkey, but the government so far has declined to s..
LONDON (AP) - The cost of prescription medicines used by millions of people every day is about to plummet. The next 14 months will bring generic versions of seven..
WASHINGTON (AP) - Federal health regulators are warning doctors that a heart drug from Sanofi was associated with fatal heart problems in a recently halted company study. &nbs..
SAINT LOUIS, MO, The top two U.S. companies managing prescription drug benefits are uniting in a $29.1 billion deal they say will help achieve key goals of the health care overhaul..
WASHINGTON (AP) - Baby boomers say their biggest health fear is cancer. Memory loss comes in second. But heart disease and diabetes should be atop that list, too, given the size of..
Graduation time is here, and there is a new trend for parents to give their children entering the adult world plastic surgery for their gift. But is it a s..
Anyone can learn CPR and everyone should! Sadly, 70 % of Americans may feel helpless to act during a cardiac emergency because they either do not know how t..
It’s surprising to some that there are actually more overweight men in this country than women (70% men vs. 52% women). And that’s just one of t..