Doctors may soon have two new drug options for patients with hepatitis C, just as the liver-destroying virus becomes a major public health concern for millions of baby boomers.
An online breast milk exchange linked to bacteria contamination in a new study says it is changing its policies.
Human breast milk is sold for babies on several online sites for a few dollars an ounce, but a new study says buyer beware: Testing showed it can contain potentially dangerous bacteria including salmonella.
Though no details were immediately available from Facebook itself, users and news organizations around the world reported an inability to post status updates or comment on other posts Monday morning. The problem seemed to be getting resolved as the morning wore on.
It’s not all about pumpkin pie and spiced lattes when the cold weather rolls in. Fall brings with it a lot of healthy, nutritious foods that can keep your energy up and your waistline slim. Dr. Mary Jones-Verboski, a dietician at Seattle Children’s Hospital, shares some of the fall foods you and your family can proudly indulge in this season.
Do you suffer from tech neck - that hunched over, bent neck stance we all take when looking at our electronic devices?
U.S. women are increasingly using donated eggs to get pregnant, with often good results, although the ideal outcome — a single baby born on time at a healthy weight — is still uncommon, a study found.
What many commuters choking on smog have long suspected has finally been scientifically validated: air pollution causes lung cancer.
Is the Affordable Health Care Act making health care unaffordable for some people? Some customers of Blue Cross Blue Shield, one of Oregon’s largest insurance providers, say that's exactly what's happening.
Way before Weight Watchers or "The Biggest Loser," a president known for his girth was helping to usher in a modern approach to treating obesity.
This month's glitch-filled rollout of the health insurance marketplaces created by federal law is a business opportunity for brokers and agents, but regulators warn that it also opened the door for those who would seek to line their pockets by misleading consumers.
New research suggests that high levels of BPA, a chemical in many plastics and canned food linings, might raise the risk of miscarriage in women prone to that problem or having trouble getting pregnant.
The government's new health insurance marketplaces are drawing lots of rotten tomatoes in early reviews, but people are at least checking them out.
Health officials urged tuberculosis testing for hundreds of babies, family members and staff who were at a Las Vegas neonatal intensive care unit this past summer, saying they want to take extra precautions after the death of a mother and her twin babies and the infection of more than 26 people.