A new study of couples living together before marriage indicates a change in the times.
Researchers at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) found that by 2007, hepatitis C was killing more Americans than HIV — the virus that causes AIDS.
The American Academy of Pediatrics is recommending that all boys between the ages of 11 and 12 receive the three-dose vaccine for the human papillomavirus or hpv.
Flu season is off to a slow start, but don’t let that flu bug fool you. Federal health experts say it’s probably still on its way.
A new survey by the Centers for Disease Control finds 25 percent of women are victims of domestic violence — a figure one government official calls astounding.
A cookie dough warning from Federal Health Officials. They say it can be dangerous if eaten raw. 3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl is here with more on the safety alert.
Millions across the globe are marking World Aids Day aimed at raising money and awareness about the disease, that’s killed more than 25 million people.
There is a very important report released by the CDC in their monthly morbidity and mortality report which looks at children and flu related deaths.
Women worried about the economy are having fewer babies. A new government report says birth rates are down, and for teens they’ve hit an all time low. Cesarean sections have also stopped going up for the first time in 15 years. 3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl is here with more.
The HPV vaccine, which guards against cervical cancer, is safe according to federal health officials and leading scientists. A point that the University of Pennsylvania’s Art Caplan is trying to underscore with his challenge to Michele Bachmann.
Meat giant Cargill is recalling 36 million pounds of ground turkey linked to a nationwide salmonella outbreak that has killed one person in California and sickened at least 76 others.
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Nine-year-old Ayub Mohamud ate two breakfasts, one at home and one at school, loved candy and chips, got little exercise, and had signs of being pre-diabetic. After starting Portland, Maine’s 5-2-1-0 program, […]
The Centers For Disease Control and Prevention say that roughly 1 out of 6 Americans get sick from foodborne illness every year. That’s 48 million people.
Pennsylvania’s Health Department will be offering free flu shot clinics throughout the state with the closest in Chester on December 9th, 10th and 11th.
We know that depression increases the risk of suicide, but there are other factors — many tied to genetics.