About 1 in 5 nonsmoking kids in middle and high school reported sharing a car with a smoker. The researchers say the survey gives an accurate snapshot.
Autopsies are conducted on just 5 percent of patients who die in hospitals, and experts say that is a troubling trend that has broad implications for public health in America: Death certificates aren't as accurate as they could be, and that information drives research dollars and public health spending.
From insult to outrage to applause, reaction to the news that Komen reversed its decision to cut funding to Planned Parenthood has brought mixed reviews on Twitter.
High school football players experienced brain changes long before they had symptoms of concussion. Findings suggest that concussions come from cumulative damage.
A voluntary approach to flu vaccination of health care workers has fallen short. Vaccination should be mandatory, consumer and business groups said in Washington.
The Susan G. Komen for the Cure Foundation is reversing its decision to cut funding to Planned Parenthood for breast cancer screening.
Allergan announced it would cease selling the the Lap-Band weight-loss device to surgical centers associated with the 1-800-GET-THIN marketing campaign
Red-alert reaction to the pink ribbon organization has colored the past two days since Susan G. Komen announced a cut to Planned Parenthood support.
The nation's leading breast-cancer awareness group, Susan G. Komen for the Cure, is cutting its funding to Planned Parenthood.
Obese women who take long-term birth control injection Depo-Provera may be at greater risk for developing diabetes, according to a new USC study.
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.