Updated: 03/02/2014 - Sick of hearing about the health care law? Plenty of people have tuned out after all the political jabber and website woes.
Updated: 03/01/2014 - NEW YORK (AP) -- Is the anti-obesity message finally getting through? A marked drop in the obesity rate among preschoolers in the U.S. has researchers and parents pointing to a variety of possible factors.
Updated: 02/28/2014 - The famously fit first lady says her "Let's Move" campaign is not about looks.
Posted: 02/27/2014 - The serving size listed on that pint of ice cream is based on the belief that you're only going to eat half a cup.
Posted: 02/27/2014 - Democratic Sen. Barbara Boxer has asked the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to initiate a formal investigation into what has caused polio-like paralysis in about 20 children in California over the past 18 months.
Posted: 02/26/2014 - Government research links indoor tanning by teenagers with other risks including binge drinking, unhealthy dieting and sexual activity.
Posted: 02/26/2014 - Older fathers may face higher risks than previously thought for having children with psychiatric problems.
Posted: 02/24/2014 - A Central Texas county is dealing with its worst outbreak of rabies in more than a decade.
Posted: 02/24/2014 - The government's largest study of Hispanics' health aims to answer why they live longer than other Americans, but the first results suggest that trend might be in jeopardy, especially among certain groups.
Updated: 02/22/2014 - Two Western states with some of the nation's lowest smoking rates are considering cracking down even more by raising the tobacco age to 21.
Updated: 02/22/2014 - WASHINGTON (AP) -- Cuts are on the table next year for Medicare Advantage plans, the Obama administration says. The politically dicey move affecting a private insurance alternative highly popular with seniors immediately touched off an election-year fight.
Posted: 02/18/2014 - The Texas A&M System Board of Regents has named Health Science Center Interim Executive Vice President and CEO Brett Giroir to the permanent post.
Posted: 02/13/2014 - Researchers say women have a higher risk of blood clots for 12 weeks after childbirth, twice as long as has been believed.
Updated: 02/12/2014 - Most states are still lagging when it comes to sign-ups under President Barack Obama's health care law, but an Associated Press analysis of numbers reported Wednesday finds a dozen high-achievers getting ahead of the game.
Posted: 02/09/2014 - State health officials are reminding consumers about a nationwide recall of Uncle Ben's infused rice products in Texas.
Updated: 02/09/2014 - A Northern California company is recalling more than 8.7 million pounds of beef products because it processed diseased and unhealthy animals without a full federal inspection, federal officials said Saturday.
Updated: 02/04/2014 - Congressional budget experts say fewer uninsured people than expected will get covered this year through President Barack Obama's health care law.
Updated: 02/04/2014 - The U.S. National Institutes of Health will collaborate with numerous biopharmaceutical companies and disease foundations on an unusual project to find and bring new medicines to patients faster.
Updated: 01/24/2014 - After 20 years, the nutrition facts label on the back of food packages is getting a makeover.
Updated: 02/11/2014 - The number of flu cases in Brazos County is down since the start of 2014.
Posted: 01/14/2014 - Drugmaker Merck & Co. is recalling a combination cholesterol drug, wiping out the entire U.S. stock, due to packaging defects that could reduce effectiveness.