Posted: 10/25/2010 - An influential medical group says pediatricians should routinely screen new mothers for depression. Depression isn't just bad for moms: It can also harm their babies.
Posted: 10/25/2010 - Many teens won't admit to using illegal drugs, even when they know they're about to take a drug test.
Posted: 10/25/2010 - New York City's bedbugs have climbed out of bed and marched into places like the Empire State Building, Bloomingdale's and Lincoln Center.
Posted: 10/24/2010 - Health authorities and aid workers in Haiti are scrambling to keep a cholera outbreak out of the squalid camps in Port-au-Prince where 1.3 million earthquake survivors live.
Posted: 10/22/2010 - Children who survived cancer have a higher risk of developing gastrointestinal problems, according to a new study.
Posted: 10/22/2010 - A new government analysis shows a third of adults in the U.S. could have diabetes by the year 2050.
Posted: 10/22/2010 - A new poll finds folks evenly divided on whether the President's health care law should be scrapped or retooled to make even bigger changes.
Posted: 10/21/2010 - House calls used to be normal practice, but in the late 20th century, health care became concentrated in clinics and hospitals. With an aging population, house calls are expected to become more popular in the future.
Posted: 10/20/2010 - A study out of Finland has found that babies conceived in early spring may be more likely to develop food allergies.
Posted: 10/20/2010 - New research finds men with prostate cancer have an increased risk of developing colon cancer.
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Posted: 10/20/2010 - A new study says despite rules in place to prevent surgical mistakes, operations have still been performed on the wrong body part, or even the wrong patient.
Posted: 10/19/2010 - The 74 VA hospitals that have adopted a teamwork strategy during surgeries saw surgery deaths drop by an average of 18 percent in the last three years.
Posted: 10/19/2010 - Tylenol caplets are being recalled by Johnson & Johnson after some consumers complained about a musty or moldy odor.
Updated: 10/19/2010 - A disturbing look at the epidemic of teen pregnancy here in southern Colorado, and what's being done about it.
Posted: 10/18/2010 - The Food and Drug Administration is warning an Iowa egg company that it could be shut down if it doesn't clean up its act after recalling hundreds of millions of eggs this summer.
Posted: 10/18/2010 - Federal health advisers say patients with failing kidneys should continue taking a group of widely used anemia drugs, despite a recent study showing they can increase the risk of stroke.
Updated: 10/17/2010 - The Visiting Nurses Association is teaming up with the Pikes Peak Library District to remind everyone that now is the time to get your flu shot, so you're ready for the peak flu season.
Posted: 10/14/2010 - The attorney general for one of the states challenging the health care overhaul in court is praising today's ruling from a federal judge, who says parts of the challenge should be heard.
Posted: 10/13/2010 - Falling in love can take away all the pain and scientists say they know why.
Updated: 10/22/2010 - Penrose-Saint Francis has expanded its robotic surgery system called the da Vinci SHD. The robotic-assisted surgery system works with cardiac, gynecological oncology and urological procedures.
Posted: 10/06/2010 - A new FDA approved treatment called Bronchial Thermoplasty is helping patients respond better to oral medications and inhalers.
Posted: 10/05/2010 - A new vaccine appears to be extending the lives of patients with a deadly type of brain cancer called Glioblastoma.
Posted: 10/04/2010 - A lack of access to water because of a nearby water main break shut down the El Paso County Health Department Monday.