FDA chief defends Zohydro as West Virginia Senator pushes bill to withdraw hydrocodone pill
Sodexo food service company signs on to support Michelle Obama's anti-childhood obesity effort
FDA approves Cephaly headband as first medical device to prevent migraine headaches
Gene mapping study shows challenges for promising technology for detecting disease risks
California medical experts question value of Gilead's $1000-per-pill hepatitis C drug
GOP hits hard on Obamacare after House election, with sometimes suspect claims
UN rights chief says Nigeria's anti-gay law may harm public health, deter HIV education
Volunteers cuddle babies too sick or tiny to leave hospital; 'a simple touch can be healing'
Myanmar denies health care to Rohingya; patients dying as Doctors Without Borders shut down
GO FIGURE: To reach goal, people have to sign up for health care at rate faster than breathing
From boomers to seniors, 2 of every 100 Americans now have artificial hips, knees, study finds
Fla. Supreme Court throws out limits on medical malpractice awards in wrongful death cases
Longtime US Rep. John Dingell undergoes procedure in Detroit to correct abnormal heart rhythm
Two weeks before she died from brain cancer last October, tiny 10-year-old Gabriella Miller of Leesburg, Va., delivered a message on YouTube to Congress: "Stop talking and start doing."
State and federal inspectors have found several problems over the years at a Delaware dairy facility whose operations were recently halted after a deadly outbreak of a food-borne bacteria.
Florida teen accused of poisoning teacher's Diet Coke with hand sanitizer; charged with felony
The Centers for Disease Control says that from 2003 to 2012, overall obesity rates remained stable. And there was a big reduction in obesity in children between the ages of two and five.
La. mother accused of injecting hand sanitizer into feeding tube, killing Down syndrome son
Supreme Court won't hear school dispute over 'I (heart) boobies' breast-cancer bracelets
New Zealand dairy giant Fonterra pleads guilty to food-safety violations after botulism scare