| Jun 12, 2013
| 5:36 PM
It was hailed as a significant step forward in women's reproductive rights, but this week's decision by the Obama administration to allow non-prescription, over-the-counter sales of the emergency contraceptive Plan B One-Step may do little to dispel...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 5:58 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Don't look for the morning-after pill to move next to the condoms on drugstore shelves right away — but after a decade-plus fight, it appears it really will happen. Backed into a corner by a series of court rulings, the Obama...
| Jun 15, 2013
We all know that every day, people in Mexico come across the border in pursuit of something they can't find in their country. What you may not know is that every day, people in the United States go across the border to Mexico for the same reason. They...
| Apr 29, 2013
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April 29, 2013
Q: My 5-year-old daughter just had her adenoids and tonsils removed because of snoring...
| Apr 24, 2013
| 9:20 PM
Feet are the furthest thing from our minds when it comes to health concerns.
Asked which of eight factors are very important to their overall health in a survey by Edge Research, only half of adults named care of the feet -- the lowest ranking among the...
| Jan 9, 2013
| 1:49 PM
Un brote inicial de la gripe(flu) estacional que ha afectado a gran parte de Estados Unidos está empezando a afectar cada vez más al sur de Florida.
Desde mediados de diciembre, la salas de emergencia del condado de Broward han estado viendo casi el...
| Jan 6, 2013
| 9:06 AM
PETOSKEY (AP) — An environmental group says a drop-off program in Northern Michigan is helping prevent drugs from contaminating the region's waters.
The Tip of the Mitt Watershed Council in Petoskey says the program begun three year ago provides...
| Dec 18, 2012
| 4:43 AM
After a deputy pulled over a vehicle in DeBary for an expired tag on Friday afternoon, the lawman found drugs everywhere: Inside the passenger compartment of the vehicle, in the trunk, on the suspects, left behind in a patrol car -- and even shoved inside...
| May 7, 2013
| 2:22 PM
Nearly 1,800 pounds of unused and expired medication was turned in Harford County by more than 500 people during the Nationwide Prescription Drug Take Back Day Saturday, April 27.
The 1,782 pounds of medicine turned in was properly disposed of and...
| Apr 17, 2013
| 2:09 PM
Lush trees and budding flowers may signal the beginning of spring, but for others it's the start of allergy season.
"Itchy watery eyes, sneezy, runny nose feeling like you've been hit by a Mac truck- that's very often allergies," explains Dr. Dane...
| Apr 10, 2013
If your eyes are itching and your nose is running, chances are you know that allergy season already is starting up. So what's an allergy sufferer to do to make it through?
Dr. Anju Peters, a fellow allergy sufferer and an associate professor of medicine...