Posted: 09/17/2013 - Lt. Gov. Jeff Colyer will be at the Rayburn House Office Building in Washington, D.C. Wednesday to discuss the challenges of implementing the Affordable Care Act on the state level.
Posted: 09/16/2013 - A study published Sept. 16 in Pediatrics shows that bullying can increase psychosomatic symptoms, or physical illnesses caused or spurred on by mental anguish.
Posted: 09/16/2013 - More than two million people in the U.S. get drug-resistant infections annually. About 23,000 die from these diseases that are becoming increasingly resistant to antibiotics in doctors' arsenals.
Posted: 09/16/2013 - Experts are concerned that many women may have gotten the wrong message -- and opted for surgery that won't really help them.
Updated: 09/10/2013 - The Robohand is made from cables, screws, 3-D printing and thermoplastic.
Posted: 09/09/2013 - Researchers reviewed data on U.S. children, and determined 5 percent had severe obesity.
Posted: 09/09/2013 - Most breast cancer deaths happen to younger women who did not get regular mammogram screenings, new research shows.
Posted: 09/06/2013 - The FDA's new guidance, released Sept. 6 for consumers, notes that the long-term health risks of arsenic levels in rice remain unclear.
Posted: 09/05/2013 - Patients may have been exposed to Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease at hospitals in Cape Cod and New Hampshire. Medical equipment that may have been contaminated was used for patients' surgery, officials say.
Posted: 09/05/2013 - Contaminated surgical equipment leads to concerns for 8 patients. The patients may have been exposed to proteins that cause Creutzfedt-Jakob disease, but the risk of infection is "very low."
Posted: 09/04/2013 - The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration found increased rates of marijuana and heroin use over past surveys.
Posted: 09/04/2013 - A study of more than 140,000 adults finds about half of people with high blood pressure -- or hypertension -- don't have a clue they have the condition.
Posted: 09/02/2013 - Research released Monday by JAMA Internal Medicine found that infections acquired during the course of medical treatment cost $9.8 billion annually.
Posted: 09/02/2013 - As the school year starts and kids gear up for team sports, doctors are warning that players, parents and coaches need to be cognizant of injuries that require extended periods of time off.
Posted: 08/30/2013 - A study, published in the British Medical Journal, was the first to look at the effects of individual whole fruits on the risk of type 2 diabetes, according to the researchers.