U.S. researchers say informing fast-food consumers how long it will take to burn
off the calories of fries is more effective than revealing the calories.
The Impulse program is hosting a town hall meeting in West Hollywood, Calif., where citizens can directly pose questions to a specialist in infectious diseases and receive a free meningitis vaccination.
Four in 10 U.S. parents give children age 4 and younger cough/cold medicine that
is not recommended for young children, researchers say.
A California state lawmaker is proposing an increase on
cigarette taxes to pay for health care programs.
California is the first state to prohibit restaurants
from using artery-clogging trans fats in preparing food. Several cities already ban their use.
Privately insured patients in U.S. hospitals who suffered surgical complications
delivered almost $40,000 more in profit per patient, researchers found.
Staying connected with others through social media helps older frail people have some emotional contact, researchers in Luxembourg
Hospital systems and doctors look at mergers to keep costs down and gain access to well-insure patients.
The Supreme Court will hear an appeal from patients and researchers who say the Trademark
Office erred when it granted a Utah company an exclusive right to
profit from testing genes that signal a high risk of cancer.
The New Mexico chapter of the American Parkinson Disease Association is holding
a morning of activities to raise money for
research for finding a cure for the disease.
The number of Virginians covered by health insurance through an
employer declined by nearly 10 percent over the past decade,
according to a report released this week.
Seeking to cut Medicare costs and save patients money, the federal
government is requiring seniors and disabled people who need wheelchairs,
medical oxygen and other medical equipment to buy it from an approved
A health program that has educated hundreds of Berks County Latinas on
topics such as AIDS prevention, drug abuse and domestic violence may be nearing
the end of its 13-year run.
The attackers fled on a motorcycle after opening fire on the vaccination team
being guarded by officers in Pakistan, NewsPakistan.pk reported.
A new report provides county-specific breakdown of tax credit eligibility by income, age, race and ethnicity, and employment status for Californians.