Study: Americans Don't Get Enough Sleep In Certain 'Hotspots' Across USThere are certain regions across the United States where people aren't getting enough sleep, according to a new study.
Doctors Say Whooping Cough Often MisdiagnosedIt started off looking like a regular virus, but when Rebekah Stutzman's 8-year-old daughter Lizzie couldn't seem to shake it, Rebekah went to the doctor and was given medicine for a sinus infection.
Report: 1 In 3 Young Adults Too Fat To Enlist In MilitaryThe nation's obesity epidemic is causing significant recruiting problems for the military, with one in three young adults nationwide too fat to enlist, according to report issued Wednesday by a group of retired military leaders.
Study: New Strain Of Polio-Like Virus Leading To Paralysis In ChildrenA new strain of a polio-like virus may be leading to paralysis in children
CDC: Nasty Flu Season Has Peaked, is RetreatingA new report shows this winter's nasty flu season has peaked and is clearly retreating.
Tests Reveal Baltimore Child Does Not Have MeaslesBaltimore health officials announced Thursday that a 12-month-old child does not have the measles.
Flu Vaccine Not Working Well; Only 23 Percent EffectiveAs predicted, this year's flu vaccine is doing a pretty crummy job. It's only 23 percent effective, primarily because it doesn't include the bug that is making most people sick, according to a government study released Thursday.
CDC: Flu Season Continues to Worsen, Could Peak this MonthThe flu is now widespread in all but seven states, and hospitalization rates match the dismal season two years ago. While health officials fear this will be an unusually bad year, it's too soon to say.
CDC: Md, Va. Among 22 States Seeing High Levels of Flu VirusThis season's flu outbreak has reached the epidemic level, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports it's expected to get even worse.
Prepackaged Caramel Apples Linked to 4 DeathsHealth officials are warning consumers to avoid prepackaged caramel apples because they are linked to four deaths and more than two dozen illnesses in 10 states.
CDC: Circumcision Benefits Outweigh Risks, Health Insurers Should Pay For ItU.S. health officials on Tuesday released a draft of long-awaited federal guidelines on circumcision, saying medical evidence supports having the procedure done and health insurers should pay for it.
Top US Health Official: Clinical Trials Of Possible Ebola Vaccine Will Start Soon In West AfricaA top U.S. health official says long-anticipated clinical trials of a possible Ebola vaccine will start soon in West Africa, as the global response to the outbreak took on added urgency with new cases in Mali and reports that the death toll has surpassed 5,000.