February 2012 Headlines
The Food and Drug Administration says new labels will warn of memory loss and higher blood sugar levels associated with taking cholesteral-lowering drugs.
A study by the Pew Center on the States shows the number of people visiting the ER for routine dental care rose by 16 percent between 2006 and 2009.
A new study has raised concern for the estimated 50 to 70 million Americans who use sleeping pills.
Roughly 2 million people will be diagnosed with cancer this year. If you're facing this disease, you might consider the treatment known as proton therapy.
A new diet drug is closer to being approved by the Food and Drug Administration, but serious side effects like possible birth defects are raising concerns.
A new trend has teenagers going under the knife to fix what they call "minor imperfections," even children as young as 10.
Doctors say that while it does improve concentration and alertness, the drug is addictive and comes with risks.
Dr. Norman Spack says in a new report that pediatricians need to know there are children who think they were born the wrong sex.
It was 50 years ago Monday that NASA made the country's first space flight with astronaut John Glenn at the helm.
Scientists say the world's first test-tube hamburger, made from meat produced from the stem cells of a cow, will be ready this fall.
Valentine's Day is a day we celebrate being in love. As it turns out, being in love is very good for your emotional and physical health.
Nearly one out of every three Americans suffers from heart disease, a statistic one world-renowned medical center would like to reduce.
Getting the "morning after" pill is as easy as going to a vending machine at one university in Pennsylvania.
Tuesday's CDC report says there's actually twice as much salt in bread and rolls as there is in salty junk food like chips or pretzels.
A new study suggests smoking affects not only the smoker's brain, but his mind as well.
Sugar is as dangerous as alcohol and tobacco and should be taxed and regulated, according to researchers from the University of California-San Francisco.