Federal health experts are taking a second look this week at the heart safety of pain medications used by millions of Americans.
Nearly 3 out of 4 U.S. children and young adults consume at least some caffeine, mostly from soda, tea and coffee.
A northern California company is recalling more than 8.7 million pounds (3.95 million kilograms) of beef products because it processed diseased and unhealthy animals without a full federal inspection, U.S. officials said Saturday.
As Kansas lawmakers prepare to discuss a bill pushed by opponents of fluoridation in public water supplies, several oral health advocates are fighting back against what they call misinformation that distorts research on the safety of fluoride.
Medical marijuana has been a non-starter in recent years in the Deep South, where many Republican lawmakers feared it could lead to widespread drug use and social ills.
Today is “National Wear Red Day” to draw attention to women’s heart health.
U.S. Olympians will have to make do without the team’s official yogurt — depriving them of a source of protein and potentially disturbing their daily routines as they prepare for the biggest competition of their lives.
If you’re unlucky enough to be stricken with a rare medical condition, you’d better hope your doctor watches the right television show.
With temperatures being so cold over the past few days, bundling up has been extra important to prevent health issues like frostbite.
The Food and Drug Administration is laying out new requirements to ensure the safety of infant formula.
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.