September 2009 Headlines
After a little research and major changes to his diet, Bill Scoggan was able to make a nearly complete turnaround from Alzheimer's.
Many Christians across the country are choosing "Medi-Share," an alternative way of sharing medical bills based on the Bible.
Researchers say they have uncovered the root cause of Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder, a condition that affects millions of children.
Being overweight may become the leading cause of cancer in women in Western countries in the coming years.
Athletes trying to avoid steroids could end up taking them anyway because of shady moves by drug makers, according to recent arguments before the Senate.
As if we didn't have enough to worry about with the swine flu, now the dog flu is moving across the country.
The second wave of the swine flu is beginning to sweep across the country, leaving hospitals and schools scrambling to tackle the high volume of cases.
New York now requires health care workers to get a swine flu vaccine or risk termination, and the new rule is upsetting some labor unions.
If you suffer from a heart condition known as atrial fibrillation, or A-Fib. There's a new procedure that has an 85 percent success rate with a quick recovery time.
Johnson & Johnson is voluntarily recalling 57 lots of infants' and children's liquid Tylenol products because of possible bacterial contamination.
More evidence has emerged indicating the swine flu virus may be spreading. Earlier this week, more than 100 students at a North Carolina school have been out sick.
A remarkable story is developing in some U.S. prisons. It involves rehabilitating prisoners, and helping the disabled, all at the same time.
In the past, researchers have often said soft drinks probably cause obesity, but this new research establishes a solid link between the two.
Reuters reported that secondhand smoke causes heart attacks and that passing 100 percent smoke-free laws in public places and workplaces greatly help reduce the amount of heart attacks.
The estimate is significantly lower than the 5 billion doses WHO previously predicted. The global population is 6.8 billion.
For the first time, an experimental vaccine has prevented infection with the AIDS virus.
A new medical breakthrough could possibly restore sight to the blind by transplanting parts of teeth to the eyes.
The ban is one of the first visible effects of a new law giving the FDA wide-ranging authority to regulate the tobacco industry.
Patients who undergo a common treatment for prostate cancer may be at risk for heart problems, according to a new study announced on Tuesday.
People with a genetic susceptibility to colon cancer could cut their chances of developing the disease in half by taking a daily dose of aspirin, researchers said Monday.
The nation's first round of swine flu shots could begin sooner than expected, with some vaccine available as early as the first week of October.
The space shuttle Discovery is on a cross-country flight to Florida after landing from space earlier this month in Southern California.
America's ballooning weight, particularly among kids, has doctors concerned, but one weight loss method is proving successful.
Global production of swine flu vaccines will be "substantially less" than the previously expected, the World Health Organization said Friday.
Astronomers have finally found a firm place to stand outside our solar system, if only it weren't so boiling hot.
Several health and consumer organizations say tackling the nation's problem with obesity is key to health care reform.
The newly approved serum will be available in limited supplies starting the first week of October.
Scientists are finding dangerous staph bacteria in sand and water samples from five beaches along the coast of Washington state.
Limited supplies of the swine flu vaccine should start trickling out the first week of October - about a week earlier than expected, Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius told Congress.
Health officials believe people who are obese have conditions that make them more susceptible to the virus, like chronic heart, liver and lung problems.
"Stunning" is the word many are using to describe the latest photos from the Hubble Space Telescope.
Researchers now say just one shot of the new swine flu vaccine is strong enough to protect adults.
NASA decided conditions were too poor to bring Discovery back to Florida on Thursday evening.
The Hubble Space Telescope is sending back its sharpest photographs yet of the universe.
As millions of kids began their first day of school Tuesday, concerns mounted surrounding the effectiveness of new swine flu treatments.
Healthcare workers are being pressured to get a flu shot this fall.
Because of their crowded conditions, schools are an excellent breeding ground for the H1N1 virus. And that has many parents wondering just how scared they should be as their kids head back to school.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued guidelines for day care programs that echo the advice for schools.
The director of the Centers for Disease Control says his children will receive the swine flu vaccine.
Two spacewalking astronauts took on cable and antenna work at the international space station Saturday in their final trek outside.
A piece of orbiting junk was expected to pass near the international space station Friday, but NASA said it would stay a safe distance away from the station and docked shuttle.
People familiar with a record settlement to be announced Wednesday say Pfizer Inc. will pay a $2.3 billion civil penalty over unlawful prescription drug promotions.
The Centers for Disease Control says the H1N1 swine flu virus is starting to spread as schools re-open. But they say the virus is not mutating.