LEE COUNTY, Fla. - This Sunday get out your walking shoes and help the Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America. Take steps for Crohn's & Colitis is CCFA's National evening wa..
COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - Phillip Woods isn't one to take retirement sitting down. For the second time in four years, the 72-year-old Naples man is on a mission to walk across th..
LEE COUNTY, Fla. - The Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida Kohl’s Safety for Center will be providing free car seat safety inspections on Saturday, Sept. 25 a..
ATLANTA (AP) - The government says nearly all U.S. teens have had formal sex education, but only about two-thirds have been taught about birth control methods. The Centers for Dise..
More than 1.2 million Chuck E. Cheese light-up rings and toy eyeglasses are being recalled over concerns thatchildren might swallow the small battery inside the toys. The Consumer ..
WASHINGTON (AP) - First lady Michelle Obama is challenging the nation's restaurants to add more healthy options to menus, label those items more prominently and market nutritious f..
PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) - The Obama administration wants a judge to dismiss a lawsuit by 20 states that claims the president's health care overhaul plan is unconstitutional. Federal a..
WASHINGTON (AP) - A federal appeals court on Thursday permitted federal funding of stem cell research to proceed temporarily until the court rules on the merits of the Obama admini..
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..