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..
CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla - The April, 2010 Florida Youth Substance Abuse Survey (FYSAS) indicates Charlotte County has made significant progress in its efforts to reduce youth substan..
FORT MYERS, Fla. - Hope for patients suffering from Macular Degeneration: new clinical study helped one Fort Myers woman regain her failing vision. Betty Fuhrman, almost 91, spends..
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - A 52-year-old woman whose natural voice could have been silenced forever because of vocal cord damage has been able to speak again after undergoing a rare..
FORT MYERS, Fla. - Nursing jobs remain in high demand across the nation and in Southwest Florida.The Florida Center for Nursing expects a steady increase in the need for nurses ove..
LEE COUNTY- Lee County and Lee Memorial Health System have continued to experience a steady rise in the cases of seasonal flu. As health care providers, it is our responsibility to..
CHICAGO (AP) - A study suggests medical errors, job burnout and depression lead surgeons to contemplate suicide at higher rates than the general public, and they're much less likel..
WASHINGTON (AP) - There's new hope for an overlooked epidemic: Two powerful drugs are nearing the market that promise to help cure many more people of liver-attacking hepatitis C -..