By Susan Scutti | Mon, 02/24/2014 - 13:55
An 89-year-old victim was blamed by nursing home staff for being raped, while the Minnesota Health Department holds her attacker solely responsible, with no blame levied at administrators.
By John Ericson | Mon, 02/24/2014 - 11:12
A nationwide legal drinking age of 21 is associated with lower rates of drunk driving, binge drinking, and alcohol related injuries, a new review finds.
By Matthew Mientka | Mon, 02/24/2014 - 11:04
The American Academy of Pediatrics now says retail-based health care clinics, such as those operated by Walgreens and CVS, are inherently inadequate for longer-term medical care.
By Matthew Mientka | Sun, 02/23/2014 - 16:09
As America fights a prescription drug abuse epidemic, the Drug Enforcement Administration in Atlanta is testing a new text-message reporting system for illegal sales and use.
By Matthew Mientka | Sat, 02/22/2014 - 15:56
The Obama Administration proposed to cut Medicare Advantage payments to insurers by six to seven percent, a move Republicans say would hurt only the elderly and disabled. Now, the lobbying begins.
By Matthew Mientka | Fri, 02/21/2014 - 15:49
U.S. Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Margaret A. Hamburg visited India this month to discuss U.S. regulations with regard to the country's $14 billion in drug exports to America.
By Chris Weller | Fri, 02/21/2014 - 14:20
The FDA announced its first implementation of the Tobacco Control Act, rejecting a line of tobacco products for sale and distribution.
By Susan Scutti | Fri, 02/21/2014 - 12:48
A new study finds that continued cuts to the Greek health care budget have been linked to less access to the health system, a spike in the incidence of infectious disease, and an overall deterioration in mental health.
By Susan Scutti | Fri, 02/21/2014 - 10:03
The current flu season has been unusually difficult for adults under the age of 65, reported the CDC; it isn't over yet, so people should still get vaccinated.
By Matthew Mientka | Wed, 02/19/2014 - 17:52
A new study reveals insured patients do not get the best care when headed to the ER, specifically at non-trauma center hospitals that want to profit from reimbursed services.
By Susan Scutti | Wed, 02/19/2014 - 10:29
Nestlé voluntarily recalled its Hot Pockets Philly Steak and Cheese products, which possibly contain contaminated beef from Rancho Feeding Corp.
By Anthony Rivas | Tue, 02/18/2014 - 19:39
A controversial new study found that infant mortality rates were higher when a Republican was president, as opposed to a Democrat.
By Anthony Rivas | Tue, 02/18/2014 - 00:00
Maternal deaths in Ethiopia are nearly 32 times those in the U.S. Health organizations and governments around the world have banded together to bring health care to the area, among many others.
By Anthony Rivas | Sun, 02/16/2014 - 22:52
Australia's law making all cigarette packs plain olive-colored has been called radical by some, but it may be working, according to a new study.