Posted: 10/25/2013 - WASHINGTON (AP) - The Food and Drug Administration has approved a radioactive imaging chemical from General Electric to help screen for Alzheimer's disease.
Posted: 10/25/2013 - The bishop of the Fargo Catholic Diocese in North Dakota has exposed potentially hundreds of church members in Fargo, Grand Forks and Jamestown to the hepatitis A virus in late September and early October.
Posted: 10/25/2013 - WASHINGTON (AP) - The Food and Drug Administration has approved a stronger, single-ingredient version of the painkiller hydrocodone, the widely-abused prescription medicine for chronic pain.
Posted: 10/25/2013 - WASHINGTON (AP) - Food and Drug Administration advisers have unanimously voted in favor of a highly anticipated hepatitis C drug from Gilead Sciences that holds promise for millions of Americans infected with the liver-destroying virus.
Posted: 10/25/2013 - Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius has promised to review the performance of contractors who helped build a foundering web site intended to help people buy health insurance.
Posted: 10/24/2013 - Two contractors responsible for building the Healthcare.gov website say they would have liked more time to test it.
Posted: 10/23/2013 - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says some Texas cases in a severe stomach bug outbreak last summer have been linked to Mexican cilantro.
Updated: 10/23/2013 - Reser's Fine Foods in Topeka, Kan., is recalling about 22,800 pounds of potentially bacteria-tainted chicken, ham and beef products.
Posted: 10/23/2013 - A Central Texas medical group has notified Austin police about the theft of a laptop computer with personal data from patients.
Posted: 10/22/2013 - An experimental hepatitis C drug from Johnson & Johnson appears to be slightly more effective at eliminating the virus than currently available treatments, though federal safety reviewers say it also causes rash and sunburn in some patients.
Updated: 11/06/2013 - The Brazos Valley Council of Governments (BVCOG), Brazos Valley Workforce Solutions, City of College Station, City of Bryan, and Brazos Valley Center for Independent Living in partnership with Blinn College will be holding a Community Health Fair on Wednesday, November 6th.
Posted: 10/18/2013 - The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center is saying, "Come here, Watson. We need you."
Posted: 10/10/2013 - A new study says dengue fever, a mosquito-borne illness uncommon in the United States, has re-emerged in Houston.
Posted: 10/09/2013 - The government's partial shutdown has halted most enrollment into research studies at the National Institutes of Health's famed hospital. But some desperately ill patients have managed to get in.
Posted: 10/08/2013 - The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention say a rare amoeba that caused the August death of a child in south Louisiana has been found in five locations in a north Louisiana water system.
Posted: 10/08/2013 - The government shutdown has slowed or halted federal efforts to protect Americans' health and safety, from probes into the cause of transportation and workplace accidents to tracking the flu.
Updated: 10/08/2013 - The NFL is putting away the pink penalty flags.
Updated: 10/05/2013 - WASHINGTON (AP) -- It's not the sign that the Obama administration wants people to see on its health overhaul website: down for repairs.