LEE COUNTY, Fla. - This is now the second year that the influenza vaccine is recommended for all children. Doctor Annette Mackoul discusses the importance of the flu shot and more.
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..