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The Food and Drug Administration has issued a warning to a company that makes a popular teeth straightener about its failure to report information about patient side effects.
When Israeli entrepreneur Amit Goffer was paralyzed in a car crash in 1997, he went on a quest to help other victims walk again.
Heath care providers are pledging to stop the overuse of radiation on patients during medical exams in a new, nationwide safety effort launched this week in Chicago.
Lugging around a few extra pounds? One of the largest studies to look at health and weight finds that you don't have to be obese to raise your risk of premature death. Merely being overweight carries some risk, too.
A Florida cardiologist has been charged with falsifying heart exams for patients seeking damages in diet-drug lawsuits.
The government's new 10-year blueprint to improve Americans' health aims to help whole communities get in better shape, not just the couch potatoes.
The best method for finding narcotics that smugglers, or drug "mules," hide within their bodies is the same CT medical imaging more commonly used to spot cancer, a small study by Swiss researchers suggests.
On Thanksgiving, we collectively loosened our belt and enjoyed second helpings. The problem is that all too many Americans opt for extra servings the other 364 days of the year as well. The result is an obesity crisis consuming 10 cents of every health dollar and resulting in an explosion of diabetes in our inner cities. With rising rates of obesity, many local and state governments have looked to the idea of a soda tax. Heavily taxing sweetened beverages has won praise from the governor of New York and the president, and earlier this month, the president's debt commission recommended it. The soda tax and similar initiatives may make us feel good about tackling obesity, but they are unlikely to better our health.
Fewer than half of Americans have had an AIDS test since guidelines were expanded to include routine screening, according to a government report released Tuesday.