Sat, Aug 28, 2010 4:07 PM by Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, AP
The program will expand Medicare benefits to cover up to eight counseling sessions a year for people who want to quit.
Fri, Aug 27, 2010 5:46 PM by Randolph E. Schmid, AP
More than 5,500 families have sought compensation through the government's Vaccine Injury Compensation Program.
Coca-Cola : Coming Together
Fri, Aug 27, 2010 1:11 PM
Brazilian teenager Elisany Silva towers over her peers at 6'9”, but she may use her height to her advantage as a runway model.
Fri, Aug 27, 2010 1:09 PM by Reuters
Nearly half of adult Brazilians are overweight and about 15 percent are obese, a significant gain compared to a survey taken in 1974.
Thu, Aug 26, 2010 10:08 AM by Maria Cheng, AP
Doctors who described themselves as "extremely" or "very nonreligious" were twice as likely to make decisions that could accelerate a patient's death.
Thu, Aug 26, 2010 7:30 AM by Agence France-Presse
Researchers took skin biopsies from patients with liver disease, and from three healthy patients, "reprogramming" the skin samples into stem cells.
Wed, Aug 25, 2010 4:49 PM by Lauran Neergaard, AP
Inserting a sliver of collagen into the eye coaxes its own natural corneal cells to regrow and restore vision.
Wed, Aug 25, 2010 2:04 PM by Amy Norton, Reuters
In a study of 867 U.S. adults, prescription antihistamine users were more likely to be overweight or obese than non-users were.
Tue, Aug 24, 2010 4:19 PM by Genevra Pittman, Reuters
The most common treatment for adult ADHD is medications like Adderall and Ritalin, but medication isn't always enough.
Tue, Aug 24, 2010 2:12 PM
Video: Self-proclaimed 'fatty' Edward Ugel discusses what it's like to be an
overweight man in America, as documented in his book, 'I'm With Fatty.'
Tue, Aug 24, 2010 11:28 AM by Associated Press
The man recalled receiving a blow to the head on New Year's Eve, but he didn't seek medical assistance at the time.
Tue, Aug 24, 2010 3:02 AM by Lauran Neergaard, AP
Online, via text message or flashing on a billboard, some emergency rooms are advertising how long the dreaded wait for care will be.
Mon, Aug 23, 2010 2:33 PM by Phuong Le, AP
Three of the student players were diagnosed with a rare condition called compartment syndrome, which causes soreness and swelling in the triceps.
Mon, Aug 23, 2010 11:07 AM by Jeffrey Davis
When does Hollywood become a health threat? When an executive makes a member of his staff undergo a cosmetic procedure, he's getting close.
Fri, Aug 20, 2010 7:53 PM
Deaths from infection could skyrocket if antibiotics become useless against drug-resistant bacteria, as some experts fear.