Some parents are adding drug testing of kids to their back-to-school to-do lists.
The bill signed by the New York Governor basically authorizes schools to screen for childhood obesity as part of their health services.
Officials say a 55-year-old Connecticut man died after contracting a tick-borne illness.
The number of opioid overdose deaths trended downward in the first six months of 2017; the first drop since 2010.
California resident alleged the company failed to adequately warn consumers about the potential talcum powder cancer risks.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is investigating a multi-state outbreak of salmonella connected to backyard poultry.
Looking at Monday’s solar eclipse with phony eclipse glasses or no glasses at all can permanently damage your vision.
Death rates for older adults with asthma are five times that of younger patients, according to a new review of asthma among seniors. And med…
A report from the American Heart Association recently advised against the use of coconut oil, stating that it increases LDL cholesterol (a c…
Juries elsewhere have returned four other verdicts against Johnson & Johnson, and another case in New Jersey was dismissed. There are thousa…
For Blake Kadra, arthritis rendered walking painful, and made him a candidate for total knee replacement surgery.
A Wyoming man was blinded by an eclipse fifty years ago and warns that it could happen to you or your children.
Holyoke Health Center was one of thousands community health centers across the country celebrating National Health Center Week.
The company is accused of violating the False Claims Act by knowingly misclassifying EpiPens as a generic drug.
A new program is drawing criticism from the American Medical Association. which believes treatment plans should be left to doctors and their…
The caterpillars have very interesting color patterns, with long hair-like spines that protrude from their bodies, which can cause irritatio…
New study finds the number of teen overdoses has doubled since 1999, and heroin holds most of the blame.
The Massachusetts Medical Society has developed a training program for doctors so they can openly talk with their patients about it.
The circular object has stainless steel legs and is capped with concrete.
However, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has issued a safety alert about the toys.