A new study suggests that checking smokers for cancer with lung scans can lead to a lot of false alarms and unneeded follow-up tests.
A new study finds that two drugs are both good options for helping prevent breast cancer in older women at higher risk of developing the disease.
A study of day care workers in Wisconsin found a tendency to send kids home who aren't that sick.
Health officials say Americans suffered a bit less food poisoning last year.
The nation's top two cigarette companies say they have made their payments as part of an agreement in which some cigarette makers are paying the states for smoking-related health care costs.
The lower house of Mexico's Congress has approved a law that would require daily exercise for school children to combat rapidly growing obesity rates. Schools currently have only one day of physical education a week.
A New York man who was convicted of knowingly infecting at least 13 women with the AIDS virus has completed his prison sentence, but he may face civil confinement as a sex offender.
General Mills Inc. says it will cut the amount of sodium by 20 percent in a number of its cereals, soups, snacks and other products by 2015.
Alaska officials have drafted the state's first rules for commercial cheese making amid concerns about the growing number of dairy goat farms.
Health officials say one student from Edison State College in Lee County has tuberculosis.
Pollen: It's on your car, in the air and especially in your sinuses.
The Food and Drug Administration is cracking down on fat-melting injections used in spas across the U.S., saying the drugs have not been proven safe or effective.
A new study suggests a risky type of back surgery is on the rise in older patients - and many of the surgeries are unnecessary. The study in Medicare patients also finds the riskiest procedures are driving up costs.
A new study suggests that women can lower their stroke risk by going for a walk.
A new government study confirms that U.S. births fell in 2008, probably because of the recession. The one exception to the trend was the birth rate among women in their 40s. Experts say these women probably felt they didn't have the luxury of waiting for better economic times.
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