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To Curb Childhood Obesity, Experts Say Keep Baby Fat In Check

The number of overweight kids and adolescents in the U.S. has almost tripled since the 1980s. That’s pretty troubling, but […]

Supreme Court Rules For Drugmakers In Two Cases

Sorry, docs in Vermont. The U.S. Supreme Court says the prescriptions you write can’t be hidden away from drug companies […]

To Keep Off Pounds: Pass The Nuts, Hold The Chips

To keep from gaining weight as you age, the conventional wisdom says you have to cut calories and exercise more. […]

FDA Finds Silicone Breast Implants Safe, But Prone To Fail With Age

Today the Food and Drug Administration said that silicone breast implants are generally safe, when used as intended. And the […]

Cholesterol Drugs May Raise Risk Of Diabetes A Little

Now there’s some more evidence that taking cholesterol-lowering drugs can raise the risk for diabetes. But doctors say the small […]

Serious Surgical Mistakes Persist, Despite Safety Rules

Back in 2004, the Joint Commission, a group that certifies health care providers, issued rules to try and prevent wrong-site […]

Be Warned: FDA Unveils Graphic Cigarette Labels

Everybody knew the graphic new cigarette labels the Food and Drug Administration would be disturbing. But the nine selected by […]

When Out-Of-Network Charges Pop Up, Try An Appeal

When Janet Wolfe was admitted to the hospital near Macon, Georgia, a few years ago, her lungs were functioning at […]

Junk Food Near Schools May Be Trivial Factor For Kids’ Weight

You may think that having lots of stores and restaurants selling unhealthful food right next to high schools would be […]

McKinsey Stands By Contested Health Insurance Survey

Under fire from Democrats in Congress, consulting firm McKinsey and Company today released its methodology for a controversial survey that […]

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