| Jul 13, 2012
| 4:33 PM
Summer is still in full swing for many Orange and Seminole county students, and preparing for going back to school may be the last thing on their minds. Although school won’t be in session again until August, health departments in both counties...
| Aug 7, 2012
| 4:23 PM
If your kids aren't caught up on school vaccinations, it's time to make that appointment. Pennsylvania adopted new vaccination regulations last year. Don't be put off by rumors that vaccinations cause autism. Your child will be worse off without the...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 7:53 AM
Pakistani authorities have ordered foreign workers with the Save the Children aid group to leave the country, after alleging ties between the group and a Pakistani doctor enlisted by the CIA to help track down Osama bin Laden....
| Mar 29, 2012
| 7:03 PM
SAN DIEGO - A recent study by Centers for Disease Control found that one in 88 children now have autism.
Eric Estepp looks like your typical 14-year-old, but at the age of two, he was diagnosed with autism. Most know it as a developmental disorder...
| Apr 13, 2012
Howard County General Hospital will host a Asian Pacific-American Heritage Month Celebration and Health Fair on Saturday, May 5 from noon to 4 p.m. at the North Laurel Community Center, 9411 Whiskey Bottom Road, Laurel. Sponsors include...
| Jan 6, 2012
| 2:22 PM
Health districts serving the Peninsula are advising all primary care physicians that adults diagnosed with diabetes mellitus (Type 1 and 2) should be vaccinated against hepatitis B as soon as possible after diagnosis. The vaccine is particularly...
| Aug 27, 2012
| 3:29 PM
(Reuters) - U.S. health regulators on Monday approved Gilead Sciences Inc's four-drug combination pill to treat HIV, the virus that causes AIDS.
The four drugs in one pill, which was formerly called the Quad and had been considered one of Gilead's more...
| Jul 2, 2012
| 4:49 AM
LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- The start of July means the start of several new laws that are now effective in the Golden State.
Some of the new laws include:
- Sales of fattened duck liver, or foie gras, will be banned at grocers and restaurants;
| Jan 19, 2012
| 9:44 AM
A committee in the Kansas legislature is now looking at a bill on whether immunizations should be required for children in Kansas.
House Bill 2094 would add a parent's personal beliefs to the list of childhood immunization exemptions. The current list of...
| Jul 16, 2012
| 4:31 PM
The federal government has approved for the first time a drug that can prevent an HIV infection, a significant development for Baltimore where transmission rates for the virus remain high and growing.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved...
| Jul 18, 2012
| 6:08 PM
No one likes going to the dentist. But one Denver dentist just gave us a whole other thing to worry about.
The State Department of Public Health and Safety says that from 1999-2011, Dr. Stephen Stein knowingly used dirty syringes and needles on patients...