Bayer Issues Voluntary Recall of Alka-Seltzer Plus® Products

Bayer is voluntarily recalling Alka-Seltzer Plus® packages that: Were sold only in the U.S. at Walmart, CVS, Walgreens and Kroger (including Dillons Food Stores,...

CDC releases report to Congress detailing the impact of traumatic brain injury on children,...

The report identifies gaps in care, outlines opportunities for action to reduce the gaps, and highlights policy strategies to address the short and long-term consequences of a TBI.

FDA clears DNA test to spot cancer genes, but with warnings

U.S. regulators have approved the first direct-to-consumer breast cancer gene test.

Fertility-clinic breakdowns baffle experts, upset couples

Simultaneous refrigeration failures at two fertility clinics in San Francisco and suburban Cleveland have damaged or destroyed potentially thousands of frozen eggs and embryos in the biggest such loss on record in the U.S.

CDC: During binges, U.S. adults have 17 billion drinks a year

A little post-St. Patrick's Day reading for you.

Report: Abortion is safe but barriers reduce quality of care

Abortions in the U.S. are very safe but getting one without facing delays and false medical information depends on where women live, says a...

CDC: Emergency Department Data Show Rapid Increases in Opioid Overdoses

Data from emergency departments (EDs) show that the U.S. opioid overdose epidemic continues to worsen, according to the latest Vital Signs report by the Centers for...

Barbershop study trimmed black men’s hair and blood pressure

Trim your hair, your beard, your blood pressure? Black men reduced one of their biggest medical risks through a novel project that shows the...

Want to avoid the flu while flying? Try a window seat

Worried about catching a cold or the flu on an airplane? Get a window seat, and don’t leave it until the flight is over. That’s...

Judge delves into science behind Roundup cancer claim

A judge waded into the arcane science behind claims that the widely used weed killer Roundup can cause cancer. The expected weeklong testimony is intended to help him determine whether a jury should hear from doctors who link the product to non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma.