Latest Washington DC Healthwatch
A commentary in the Journal Of The American Medical Association says it’s time to say goodbye to the handshake greeting in a health care setting.
Before you take your next flight, you may want to take along a little extra hand sanitizer. New research shows bacteria can hang around on airplane surfaces for more than a week.
Americans, in general, spend almost $40 billion a year trying to look good. The cosmetic market represents about 15 percent of the beauty industry and includes anything from lipstick to nail polish. But what’s in this stuff and how is it made?
Health officials in northern Virginia have confirmed a second case of measles in the area.
They’re chemicals found in everyday products — but new research says they may have a harmful effect on fertility.
A new study says obesity can have a negative effect on young breast cancer patients.
The CDC and WHO claim they are hard at work tracking 100 people that may have come in contact with the deadly MERS virus.
The spread of a puzzling respiratory virus in the Middle East and beyond is not a global health emergency despite a recent spike in cases, the World Health Organization said Wednesday.
A degenerative eye disease slowly robbed Roger Pontz of his vision.