Posted: 04/26/2013 - 80 million people didn't go to the doctor or access other medical services last year because of the cost, according to the Commonwealth Fund's Biennial Health Insurance Survey.
Updated: 04/23/2013 - Researchers tested "Tetris" on 18 adults with amblyopia.
Updated: 04/23/2013 - An analysis by the consumer advocacy group the Center for Science in Public Interest showed ground beef and ground chicken were the meats most frequently associated with food-borne illness.
Updated: 04/22/2013 - A study published online on April 22 in Pediatrics showed that up to two-thirds of parents still encourage their adolescents to finish all the food on their plates, which could inhibit learning healthy eating habits.
Updated: 04/22/2013 - New research out of the University of Utah finds people who take part in a community garden are less likely to be overweight or obese when compared to their non-gardening neighbors.
Posted: 04/17/2013 - Whether or not they were physically there at the bombing, children can be profoundly affected by what they hear and see.
Updated: 04/17/2013 - According to the American Academy of Family Physicians, a child is diagnosed with colic if their crying lasts for more than 3 hours a day at least 3 days per week for more than 3 weeks.
Posted: 04/17/2013 - A new report from the Kansas Health Institute shows 365,000 Kansans, or 13.1 percent, are uninsured. That beats the national average of 16 percent.
Posted: 04/12/2013 - Currently, the FDA does not have primary oversight of compounding pharmacies. States do, although the FDA can step in.
Posted: 04/10/2013 - African-Americans who had the ABCA7 gene were about 1.8 times more likely to develop late-onset Alzheimer's than those who didn't have the gene.
Posted: 04/10/2013 - The Food and Drug Administration issued a warning on Tuesday in a blog post reminding people about chocolate toxicity in dogs.
Posted: 04/10/2013 - One scientist has analyzed the ingredients of Yak-a-mein soup and has reached the conclusion that it actually might work as advertised.
Posted: 04/09/2013 - Overland Park Regional Medical Center says it chose Dr. Jeff Colyer for the Frist Humanitarian Award because of his public service and philanthropic efforts.
Posted: 04/09/2013 - New research finds a surprising number of people who survive melanoma engage in risky behaviors after beating cancer, including not wearing sunscreen or visiting a tanning salon.
Posted: 04/08/2013 - Researchers from the Cleveland Clinic have discovered it's not the saturated fats or cholesterol from a fatty steak that's triggering heart problems, but a chemical process involving gut bacteria and a compound found in meat called carnitine.
Posted: 04/05/2013 - A study of almost 50,000 Americans finds brisk walking can be just as effective at reducing heart health risks like high blood pressure and cholesterol as going on a full-speed run.
Posted: 04/05/2013 - The government last year lowered the threshold for lead poisoning, so now more children are considered at risk.
Posted: 04/05/2013 - A new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention showed that 48 percent of women were living with their significant other but not married to them.