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Michelle Obama Breaks Jumping Jacks Record

Posted: 12/12/2011 - 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.

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Report: We Control Many Breast Cancer Risk Factors

Posted: 12/07/2011 - 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.

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Medicare Budget Woes Threaten Doctor Cuts

Posted: 11/28/2011 - 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.

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More Kids Skipping School Shots

Posted: 11/28/2011 - Colorado nears the top of the list of states that allow the most vaccination exemptions in school-age kids.

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Medicare "Doughnut Hole" Shrinking

Posted: 11/27/2011 - 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.

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Medicare Chief Steps Aside In Political Impasse

Posted: 11/23/2011 - The point man for carrying out President Barack Obama's health care overhaul is stepping down after Republican senators successfully blocked his confirmation.

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How To Help Yourself By Thanking Others

Posted: 11/22/2011 - Put a lot of thought into being grateful when you count your blessings, psychologists say it can help improve your emotional well-being.

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Toy Safety Report Find Some Dangers

Updated: 11/22/2011 - Just over a dozen toys on store shelves were found to be in violation of federal safety standards by a new report.

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At DC DMV: Driver's License, Tag Renewal, HIV Test

Posted: 11/22/2011 - 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.

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FDA Approves Regeneron's Eye Injection Eylea

Posted: 11/18/2011 - Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc. says regulators approved marketing of its eye drug Eylea, an injection designed to treat a common cause of blindness in senior citizens.

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FDA Revokes Approval Of Avastin For Breast Cancer

Posted: 11/18/2011 - The Food and Drug Administration has declared the blockbuster drug Avastin should no longer be used in breast cancer patients because there's no proof it extends their lives -- and it is causing dangerous side effects.

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Two Sex-Spread Diseases Increase, Syphilis Down

Posted: 11/17/2011 - Health officials on Thursday released their annual report on sexually transmitted disease, and found chlamydia and gonorrhea rates continued to grow last year.

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