The Food and Drug Administration on Thursday approved unrestricted sales of Plan B One-Step, lifting all age limits on the emergency contraceptive.
People with serious egg allergies may no longer have to worry about flu shots.
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The nation’s first statewide ban on the sale of crib bumper pads is taking effect in Maryland.
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Invisible threat lingers in wake of Moore, Oklahoma tornado.
About a third of women worldwide have been physically or sexually assaulted by a former or current partner, according to the first major review of violence against women.
A mysterious new respiratory virus that originated in the Middle East spreads easily between people and appears more deadly than SARS, doctors reported Wednesday after investigating the biggest outbreak in Saudi Arabia.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — If doctors and patients used prescription drugs more wisely, they could save the U.S. health care system at least $213… More »
This is the first evidence of how well the HPV vaccine works since it came on the market seven years ago.
Medicare begins a major change next month that could save older diabetics money and time when they buy crucial supplies to test their blood sugar — but it also may cause some confusion as patients figure out the new system.
CHICAGO (AP) — A nonprofit group helping to spread the word about President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul launched a campaign Tuesday that will… More »
There’s good news for most companies that provide health benefits for their employees: America’s slowdown in medical costs may be turning into a trend, rather than a mere pause.
A mosquito-borne disease that preys on the young and malnourished is sweeping across poverty-riven northern India again this monsoon season, with officials worried it could be the deadliest outbreak in nearly a decade.
The nation’s smoking rate generally has been falling for decades, but had seemed to stall at around 20 to 21 percent for about seven years.
Parents should be aware of the risks and dangers of children swimming.
Growing lungs and other organs for transplant is still in the future, but scientists are working toward that goal.