For years we've been told that anemia and iron deficiency are nothing short of evil.
CDC study: As of 2011, two-thirds of those diagnosed were forgoing treatment.
WASHINGTON — Consumers across most of America will see their health insurance premiums go up next year for popular plans under President Obama’s health-care law.
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. — Google is throwing its money, brain power and technology at the humble spoon.
A Google-owned company developed a spoon to make it easier for people with tremors and Parkinson’s disease to eat.
WASHINGTON — Counting your calories will become easier under new government rules requiring chain restaurants, supermarkets, convenience stores — and even movie theaters, amusement parks and vending machines — to post the calorie content of food “clearly and conspicuously” on their menus.
WASHINGTON — The head of the troubled Phoenix veterans’ hospital was fired Monday as the Veterans Affairs Department continued its crackdown on wrongdoing in the wake of a nationwide scandal over long wait times for veterans seeking medical care and falsified records covering up the delays.
CLEVELAND (AP) — Three teens who admitted to dumping urine, tobacco and spit on a 15-year-old autistic classmate during an ice bucket prank were ordered Monday to do community service and write apology letters to the victim and his family.
BOSTON — Schoolchildren aren’t exactly gobbling up the healthy lunches they were meant to eat under a national nutrition program, two new studies suggest.
LOS ANGELES — The driver of a tour bus that crashed twice on Sunday in Northern California — the second time killing one man and injuring 30 other passengers — may have been extremely fatigued, authorities said.
Dr. Fernando D. Martinez's one-hour lecture is called "Early Origins of Asthma and COPD."
ROCKVILLE, Md. — After the abrupt end of her marriage, Tiffany Angelo gave herself a few months to grieve. Then she moved on. Not to the next romance, but to something she could plan for: the children she deeply desired and would still have. With or without her ex.
FILE - In this Oct. 16, 2014 file photo, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director Dr. Tom Frieden listens as he testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington. Even before the Ebola epidemic in West Africa is brought under control, public health officials are girding for the next h…
WASHINGTON — The next Ebola or the next SARS. Maybe even the next HIV. Even before the Ebola epidemic in West Africa is brought under control, public health officials are girding for the next health disaster.
FILE - In this Sept. 18, 2014 file photo, a Nigerian port health official uses a thermometer to screen Muslim pilgrims for Ebola at the Hajj camp before boarding a plane for Saudi Arabia at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos, Nigeria. Even before the Ebola epidemic in West A…
WASHINGTON (AP) — School kids are giving thanks to first lady Michelle Obama just in time for the holiday — with a sarcastic Twitter hashtag about unappealing school lunches.
This Nov. 13, 2014 photo provided by Hunter Whitney, 17, a senior at Richland Center High School in Richland Center, Wis., shows Spanish rice for lunch at the school. Whitney tweeted the photo with the message: “Had a very #healthylunch today. The apple definitely made up for the "mystery mu…
Increases sales tax on certain foods by 2 percent.
NEW YORK (AP) — Where did baby food come from and where has it been?