McDonald's is planning to ban from its burger recipe a controversial filler known as "pink slime."
Workers at Kaiser Permanente facilities across California will strike for 24 hours beginning Tuesday at 6 a.m. Union leaders say it’ll be their biggest walkout.
Parents don't always use booster seats for children, even though they're required in 47 states.
Brazilian Blowout, a hair-smoothing treatment that can soar to $300 a pop, has reached a settlement with the attorney general for false advertising.
Depression patients who received experimental doses of ketamine — an illegal club drug — report an astounding relief from their symptoms in less than a day.
A new initiative marks the first time the world's biggest pharmaceutical competitors have agreed to collaborate on a common goal.
Nearly 6,000 public employees in Riverside County will walk off the job on Tuesday as part of a one-day strike held by the Service Employees International Union.
Study says men are much more likely to have an oral HPV infection than women; people who have had more sex partners are more likely to be positive for HPV.
The Department of Insurance in California has launched a fraud probe into Lap-Band surgery centers affiliated with the 1-800-GET-THIN advertising campaign, according to Aetna Insurance and the Department of Insurance.
Let a kid communicate online with other kids and you'll likely see that kid disclose more personal information and be more “sexualized” than in face-to-face contact.
The public remains deeply divided over the law overhauling the health system. And a new poll finds a majority of Americans believe the law's insurance mandate will be found unconstitutional by the Supreme Court.
An Oklahoma Senate bill that prohibits "the manufacture or sale of food or products which use aborted human fetuses" has some folks scratching their heads, and wondering if it's real.
Gone are the days when hospital food all looked the same. Now, some hospitals are hiring full-service chefs to accommodate the refined tastes of moneyed clientele.
A Seattle center suggests homeless people may stand a better chance of improving their health when offered a permanent place to live without a sobriety requirement.
Therapy derived from human embryonic stem cells improved a patient's vision markedly. If confirmed, the findings could mark an important step in stem-cell research.
To connect better to community and food, one twenty-something filmmaker has trained to become a butcher - something he now finds enriching.