The Columbia County Board of Health has decided not to increase the smoking age from 18 to 21-years-old.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is stressing the importance of revised standards to protect the health of state farm workers.
U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer is calling for major changes to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) food recall process.
If you spend all day sitting, then you might want to schedule some time for a brisk walk. But just make sure you can spare at least an hour.
FDA warns against eating, playing with raw cookie dough/batter in wake of flour-based E.coli outbreak.
Federal health officials want to know whether hand sanitizers used by millions of Americans work as well as manufacturers claim – and whethe…
Americans who need hospital treatment are racking up higher medical bills.
New York is expanding access to breast cancer screenings by requiring hospitals to extend hours for mammograms and eliminating insurance cos…
Flu vaccines are about to get more painful for a lot of people.
An experimental vaccine for the Zika virus is due to begin human testing in coming weeks, after getting the green light from U.S. health off…
Researchers at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania found the combination of “traffic-light” and numeric calori…
A report by the World Health Organization (WHO) found no evidence that coffee causes cancer.
The American Academy of Sleep Medicine is releasing for the first time guidelines for how much shut-eye kids should be getting.
A new health alert from the FDA may have you hesitating before you get a tattoo.
The nation’s obesity epidemic continues to grow, led by an alarming increase among women.
Vice President Joe Biden is unveiling a public database for clinical data on cancer that aims to help researchers and doctors better tailor …