A federal health official said Wednesday that West Virginians can use tap water however they choose after last month’s chemical spill contaminated it for days.
A day after Rachel Fredrickson won the latest season of “The Biggest Loser,” after shedding nearly 60 percent of her body weight, attention wasn’t focused on her $250,000 win — but rather the criticism surrounding her loss.
It’s not quite the bionics of science fiction, but European researchers have created a robotic hand that gave an amputee a sense of touch he hadn’t felt in a decade.
State health officials say 16 Kansans have died from the influenza during the current flu season.
Wesley Medical and Via Christi hospitals have given KSN a report of just how many cases they’ve seen related to the Wichita Whiteout.
The Food and Drug Administration is using ads that depict yellow teeth and wrinkled skin to show the nation’s at-risk youth the costs associated with cigarette smoking.
Could too much sugar be deadly? The biggest study of its kind suggests the answer is yes, at least when it comes to fatal heart problems.
A kinder, gentler approach to one of the most dreaded exams in medicine is on the way: U.S. regulators have cleared a bite-size camera to help screen the large intestine of patients who have trouble with colonoscopies.
Drugmaker Pfizer Inc. says a midstage study of its experimental drug for advanced breast cancer, palbociclib, met the main goals.
Gay and bisexual teen boys use illicit steroids at a rate almost six times higher than do straight kids, a “dramatic disparity” that points up a need to reach out to this group, researchers say.
The U.S. abortion rate declined to its lowest level since 1973, and the number of abortions fell by 13 percent between 2008 and 2011, according to the latest national survey of abortion providers conducted by a prominent research institute.
Scarlet fever is extremely rare and very serious.
A new report says childhood cancer cases continue to increase, but death rates have fallen by in half.
A new study of Kansas elementary and middle school students makes a link between physical fitness and better performance on math and reading exams.
Fred & Friends is recalling 200,000 pacifiers because of the risk that a baby using one could choke.