RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - A long-awaited study by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirms a link between tainted tap water at a U.S. Marine Corps base in North Caro..
TWIN FALLS, Idaho (AP) - A U.S. Food and Drug Administration report says the Idaho Department of Agriculture detected abnormalities in yogurt at a Chobani facility two months befor..
LEE COUNTY, Fla. - The Golisano Children's Hospital of Southwest Florida has some extra holiday cheer this year, thanks to a generous donation. Paul and Barbara Curcio donated $10,..
PHOENIX (AP) - Authorities in Phoenix say tests indicate a passenger whose presence on a flight from Texas caused a tuberculosis scare doesn't have the infectious disease. &nb..
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - A traveling medical technician who infected dozens of patients in multiple states with hepatitis C through tainted syringes was due to find out Monday how many..
LEE COUNTY, Fla.- WINK News takes you inside Lee Memorial's trauma center for an exclusive look at how the trauma team works. The trauma center is at Lee Memorial Hospital on US 41..
LEE COUNTY, Fla.- The Regional Perinatal Intensive Care Center (RPICC) of Lee Memorial Health System was recently recognized for having the best neonatal survival rates of all RPIC..
ATLANTA (AP) - U.S. abortions have continued to decline, but not quite as steeply as before. The number and rate of reported abortions fell 3 percent in 2010, the..
WASHINGTON (AP) - An experimental device is letting paralyzed people drive wheelchairs simply by flicking their tongue in the right direction. Key to this wireles..
WASHINGTON (AP) - Could paying for bone marrow cells really boost the number of donors? The Obama administration is taking steps to block a federal court ruling that had opened a w..
FORT MYERS, Fla. - Deep Brain Stimulation or DBS therapy for Parkinson's patients is being done right here in Southwest Florida. Lee Memorial is just one of six places in the state..
PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. - A physicians group with offices across Southwest Florida has fired an employee for accessing personal patient files. Florida Digestive Health Specialists, LL..
TAMPA, Fla. - When getting pregnant isn't easy, families can choose to spend thousands of dollars on fertility treatments but results aren't guaranteed. Some families are now takin..
NEW YORK (AP) - Mayor Michael Bloomberg planned to sign landmark legislation Tuesday banning the sale of tobacco products to anyone under the age of 21, making New York the first l..
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration is pushing for ratification of a U.N. accord on the rights of the disabled less than a year after Senate Republicans rejected pleas for i..
CARMICHAEL, Calif. (AP) - The doctor isn't in, but he can still see you now. Remote presence robots are allowing physicians to "beam" themselves into hospitals to..
PRINCETON, N.J. (AP) - Princeton University officials are deciding whether to give students a meningitis vaccine that hasn't been approved in the U.S. to stop the spread of the dis..
COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- Collier County EMS workers are asking for $1.5 million to sign a lease-purchase agreement to get 50 new EKG monitors. The tools are used on a daily basis, and..
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Food and Drug Administration is seeking a rule change to allow generic drugmakers to quickly update their warning labels with new safety information for docto..
WASHINGTON (AP) - Some parents are scratching their heads over less restrictive head lice policies that allow children with live bugs in their hair to return to the classroom. ..