June 2009 Headlines
Nutritional supplements come and go. But a team of four nutrients is showing promise of a long-lasting presence among healthy nutrients.
The United States is the world's fattest country, but with a little know-how, anyone can break bad eating habits.
When it comes to vaccines, whether childhood or adult, it's about projecting the most educated guesses about disease, but not everyone agrees.
Amazing new replacement surgeries are restoring peoples' limbs, and lives.
An FDA panel voted to lower the maximum daily dose listed on popular painkillers made with an ingredient that could be harmful.
One doctor has come up with a way to diagnose bad breath and offers suggestions to fight it.
Dust in the wind is rewriting the cycle of life in the mountains.
Health centers that serve the poor are among the first places the federal stimulus package is being spent.
Two new techniques to preserve and transplant ovaries might give women a better chance tob have children when they are older.
A surprising number of teenagers think they're going to die young, new research suggests.
Swine flu has infected as many as 1 million Americans, U.S. health officials said Thursday.
The President is offering a government solution to drive down health care costs and make sure everyone has coverage. But its cost could exceed $1.5 trillion.
While the healthcare debate continues, a brain cancer survivor shared her story on Capitol Hill this week.
A new study says obesity in early adulthood is linked to Pancreatic Cancer.
A 13-year-old boy with cancer, who fled to avoid chemotherapy, is angry a judge has ordered him to continue the treatment.
Storm trackers are concerned about a new phenomenon that could change the way we understand hurricanes.
One in every five adults in America smokes cigarettes, but there are major changes in store for big tobacco and how the industry is regulated.
Indonesian scientists are reconstructing the largest, most complete skeleton of a prehistoric giant elephant ever found in the tropics
The pharmaceutical industry says it will lower the cost of prescription drugs for some seniors on Medicare.
When someone suffers a stroke, who they are as a person can be taken away in a matter of seconds, but there are steps to prevent this from happening.
President Barack Obama is set to sign into law an anti-smoking bill that will give the FDA unprecedented authority to regulate tobacco.
Federal authorities are investigating a new national outbreak of a bacteria-triggered illness.
Nestle voluntarily recalled its Toll House refrigerated cookie dough products after a number of illnesses were reported by those who ate the dough raw.
Though widely sold for years as a drug for colds, Zicam Cold Remedy was never tested by federal regulators for safety like other drugs.
The Israeli government has a new line of defense on the battlefield, and it is called "the snake."
A potentially dangerous hydrogen gas leak early Wednesday forced NASA to delay shuttle Endeavour's launch to the international space station.
The FDA warned consumers Wednesday to stop using Zicam Cold Remedy Nasal Gel and Spray because it can permanently damage their sense of smell.
Schoolchildren may be first in line for swine flu vaccine this fall - and might even be able to get the shot right at school.
The American Medical Association says there's no scientific proof to back up claims of anti-aging hormones.
The United States and Canada say they will update a key agreement to protect the Great Lakes.
Some doctors in Great Britain are suggesting a safer method when it comes to protecting small children in the car.
The swine flu vaccine will arrive this Fall, when flu season hits.
The Jetsons are looking more and more like real life, these days.
Obesity in kids and teens is directly linked to being sleep deprived, according to a new study published in Science Daily
The U.S. may unite with the European Space Agency for future Mars trips - a move that would mark a significant shift for NASA.
Alternative medicine is finding wider acceptance by doctors, insurers and hospitals. Consumer spending on it rivals that of traditional health care.
Three blockbuster psychiatric drugs currently approved for adults also appear to work in adolescents.
A spacewalk has begun on the international space station.
A new study shows that exercise for over an hour may reduce the risk of breast cancer for women over 30-years-old.
Doctors are testing a new kind of obesity surgery which goes down the throat to snap staples into the stomach.
The Food and Drug Administration has approved the first drug made specifically to treat cancer in dogs.
recently sat down with Hasselbeck at the ABC Studios in New York City where she shares tips from her new book on living gluten-free.
Experts are warning parents to limit their kids' access to computers, TV and video games.
Fixing the economy requires overhauling the U.S. health care system, a White House report concludes.
It's go time for President Barack Obama's promise to enact a sweeping health care overhaul this year.