By Jonathan Weiss | Feb 07, 2013 04:49 PM EST
Australian National Health and Medical Research Council wishes to prevent the spread of germs. But could this lead to more severe health issues for children?
By Makini Brice | Dec 05, 2012 10:29 AM EST
The treaty was modeled after the landmark Civil Rights legislation, the 1990 Americans with Disabilities Act.
By Deborah Charles & James B. Kelleher | Nov 16, 2012 09:36 AM EST
The federal government gave states another month to decide if they will operate insurance exchanges under the new U.S. healthcare law.
By Yeganeh Torbati | Nov 14, 2012 09:38 AM EST
Like many countries, Iran is concerned that its low population growth rate will foster an aging population with potentially disastrous consequences for its workforce, public health infrastructure and social security network.
By Christine Hsu | Nov 12, 2012 12:49 PM EST
Health officials from 176 countries on Monday agreed to a deal to combat the illegal tobacco trade at WHO's Framework Convention on Tobacco Control.
By Makini Brice | Sep 28, 2012 01:37 PM EDT
The explosive claims are outlined in a new book.
By Christine Hsu | Sep 14, 2012 12:06 PM EDT
Does your son wear tight clothes, V-neck tops and large handbags? According to the Malaysian Government, he may be homosexual.
By Carey Gillam | Aug 30, 2012 10:34 AM EDT
Two U.S. health and environment organizations sued the federal government on Wednesday for what the groups say is a failure to implement and enforce a new food safety law that could help prevent thousands of deaths caused by food-borne illnesses each year.