Posted: 10:25 AM Federal prosecutors say and illegal kickback scheme involving fifteen doctors and other health care professionals started as early as 2010.
Posted: 9:17 AM Dr. Sherry Gorman finds herself at the center of a lawsuit two years after a surgery tech receives a 20 year sentence for replacing syringes with dirty ones.
Posted: 7:48 AM The first lady announced in an email Monday that her October bid to break the record for the most people doing jumping jacks in a 24-hour period succeeded.
Posted: 6:45 AM Ever sneak a bite of the raw cookie dough log living in your refrigerator? You might be seriously risking your health, according to a new study.
Posted: 6:12 AM Promising results from two studies involving drug treatments potentially offer new hope for breast cancer patients.
Posted: 12:22 PM Women concerned about breast cancer should worry less about cellphones and hair dyes and worry more about weighing or drinking too much, exercising too little, using menopause hormones and getting too much radiation from medical tests.
Updated: 11:49 AM Overruling her own experts, the nation's health secretary says young teenagers cannot buy the Plan B morning-after pill without a prescription.
Updated: 6:38 AM Administrators of Corpus Christi Catholic School, located off Cascade Avenue, have notified parents that one student has contracted a viral form of meningitis.
Posted: 8:52 AM Federal regulators are ordering several companies to stop selling an unproven weight loss remedy that uses protein from the human placenta.
Posted: 5:13 AM A proposed federal law would make it a crime for drug distributors to price gouge on prescriptions that are in short supply.
Posted: 2:51 PM A surge in young nurses may ease forecasts of coming shortages as their baby-boomer coworkers retire.
Updated: 7:45 AM Thursday marks "World Aids Day," and health officials have a new recommendation for anyone living with HIV.
Posted: 9:51 AM The NEA is announcing formation of a task force involving federal agencies. The goal is to research how the arts impact human development.
Posted: 2:55 PM States have cut funding for tobacco prevention programs to the lowest level since 1999, according to a new report.
Posted: 10:19 AM A Saudi health official says 1,121 new HIV cases were detected in the kingdom last year.
Posted: 6:54 AM It's become a symbol of sorts for the federal government's budget dysfunction: Unless Congress acts before Jan. 1, doctors will again face steep Medicare cuts that threaten to undermine health care for millions of seniors and disabled people.
Posted: 6:41 AM Colorado nears the top of the list of states that allow the most vaccination exemptions in school-age kids.
Posted: 10:08 AM Medicare's prescription coverage gap is getting noticeably smaller and easier to manage this year for millions of older and disabled people with high drug costs.
Posted: 10:16 AM The point man for carrying out President Barack Obama's health care overhaul is stepping down after Republican senators successfully blocked his confirmation.
Posted: 1:36 PM Put a lot of thought into being grateful when you count your blessings, psychologists say it can help improve your emotional well-being.
Updated: 8:35 AM Just over a dozen toys on store shelves were found to be in violation of federal safety standards by a new report.
Posted: 6:47 AM Health experts are concerned that people will still be saying "pass the salt" this Thanksgiving, even when many prepared foods already are loaded with it.
Posted: 6:41 AM At one Department of Motor Vehicles' office in the nation's capital, motorists can get a driver's license, temporary tags and something wholly unrelated to the road: an HIV test for free.
Posted: 6:24 AM Former President George W. Bush will travel to Africa to raise awareness about cervical and breast cancer.