Health

(Washington, DC) -- The Obama administration issued a new rule Friday it hopes will end its battle with religious groups over the birth control mandate in its healthcare law. The new rule will allow employers opposed to paying for contraceptive care to file their complaints...
(Undated) -- A study shows the lunches most kids bring to school are not healthy. Registered dietitian Jennifer Willoughby at Cleveland Clinic Children's says kids are eating mostly snack foods. Researchers at Tufts University in Boston found that only a quarter of third and...
(Undated) -- Consumer Reports is advising that pregnant women not eat any canned tuna due to the potential for mercury exposure, which can harm a person's brain and nervous system. Consumer Reports disagrees with a guideline put out by both the Food and Drug Administration and...
(Undated) -- August means back to school for many kids, and it's conveniently also National Immunization Awareness Month. Doctor Elaine Schulte with the Cleveland Clinic says there's a few reasons to have your children immunized. The American Academy of Pediatrics say all...
(Undated) -- Nancy Writebol's son says his mother's recovery has been a roller coaster. Jeremy Writebol tells NBC's "Today" his mother is still tired, but is fully recovered from the deadly Ebola virus. He says she still hasn't ruled out the chance she'll go back to West Africa...
(Sacramento, CA) -- A patient being tested at a Northern California hospital for the Ebola virus receives some good news. The state's Public Health Director, Dr. Ron Chapman, was at the Kaiser hospital in Sacramento to deliver the official word. Dr. Chapman emphasizes there are...
(Undated) -- A new study shows that Botox may not only fight wrinkles, but stomach cancer as well. Scientists tested the drug on mice and were able reduce the number of tumors in their stomach. Botox also helped boost survival and the effects of chemotherapy. Researchers used...
(Washington, DC) -- The DEA is tightening restrictions on some painkillers. The move is meant to counter the increasing abuse of hydrcodone-combination products. By listing the products as Schedule Two drugs under the Controlled Substance Act, it puts them on the level with...
(Atlanta, GA) -- An American doctor who became infected with the Ebola virus while treating people in Liberia is being discharged from an Atlanta hospital today. Dr. Kent Brantly will be traveling to an undisclosed location to be with his family. Brantly contracted the deadly...