The lack of change is noteworthy because autism estimates had been steadily increasing. In 2007, the government estimated only 1 in 150 children had autism.
The more hits to the head an amateur football player takes, the greater his risk of developing depression, difficulty making decisions and other forms of cognitive impairment as an adult, a preliminary study suggests.
A federal agency approved a new label for a common abortion-inducing drug that will undermine restrictions on medication abortions passed by several states, including Ohio.
Federal health officials are granting use of an experimental test to screen blood donations for Zika virus, an emergency step designed to protect local blood supplies from the mosquito-borne virus.
The lawsuit argues that with women spending an average of approximately $70 per year on feminine hygiene products, “a tax on tampons and pads is a tax on women.”
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration says a band saw didn’t have adequate guarding for cutting meat and hadn’t been properly adjusted.
The complaint cites 13 deodorants in the Old Spice line, with names including Swagger, Fiji and Bearglove.
The New Hampshire legislature is considering a bill that would allow needle exchange programs and decriminalize residual amounts of drugs in syringes.
Addyson Houser was born with an extremely rare syndrome. Doctors never expected her to make it out of the womb, let alone celebrate her third birthday this weekend.
The powder is designed to make the gloves easier to wear, but the FDA says it poses health risks to patients.
Ohio lawmakers will consider adding a new exception to the state’s indoor smoking ban in a proposal that would allow smoking at more private clubs.
Three-fourths of Indiana residents have adequate access to places to exercise, yet nearly a third of the state’s adults are obese according to data released Wednesday in the 2016 County Health Rankings.
Amid an epidemic of addiction and abuse tied to powerful opioids drugs, the CDC is urging primary care doctors to try physical therapy, exercise and over-the-counter pain medications before turning to painkillers.
Leaders in the deal announced a goal of making LaPorte one of the 10 healthiest communities by the year 2030.
While the threat of Ebola has subsided, leaders said it was good for the 11 counties to go over plans for handling other infectious diseases.
Virginia is one of at least eight states that allow electrocutions, but currently gives inmates the choice of lethal injection or the electric chair.
The twice-a-day drug is part of a new wave of medications that fight disease by targeting specific genes found in certain patients.
Customers said they found pieces of glass in their food
California lawmakers voted Thursday to make the nation’s most populous state the second to raise the smoking age from 18 to 21 as part of a sweeping package of measures they are considering to crack down on tobacco.
A 26-year-old woman received the transplant there on Feb. 24 and had appeared to be recovering well, even appearing briefly at a news conference on Monday