Binge drinking is an under-recognized problem among women and girls, according to a new report from federal health officials. 3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl has more on the danger.
Cutting back on soda to cut calories? You might want to scale back your booze consumption, too.
Methadone accounts for 2% of painkiller prescriptions in the US but it is involved in 30% of deaths by prescription painkillers.
While child injuries had been declining since the 1970’s, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention noted a 12% rise in non-fatal injuries of kids under five since 2007. Could technology be to blame?
Several organizations are asking that families with young children get their homes tested for lead.
Trader Joe’s has issued a salmonella warning and voluntary recall on its Creamy Salted Valencia Peanut Butter.
According to a ten-year study by the CDC, cholesterol levels have actually improved in this group. This news is in the face of news that the obesity epidemic is still a problem.
Blame the perceived stigma and fear, says Terri Clark, prevention services coordinator at ActionAIDS in Philadelphia.
The World Health Organization recommends that women breastfeed for the first six months of life. But what do most women do?
April is being observed as National Autism Awareness Month, and the contributing editor for a new book on the subject says there are still many misconceptions–even among parents–about the autism spectrum.
The new report from the Centers for Disease Control says autism cases are on the rise, largely because of wider screenings and better diagnosis.
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.