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Study: Drug Combos May Raise Breast Cancer Risk

Posted: 05/30/2009 - Breast cancer survivors risk having their disease come back if they use certain antidepressants while also taking the cancer prevention drug tamoxifen, worrisome new research shows.

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Immune System Taught to Fight Deadly Skin Cancer

Posted: 05/30/2009 - For the first time, a novel treatment that trains the immune system to fight cancer has shown a modest benefit in late-stage testing against the deadly skin cancer melanoma.

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KFC Grilled Chicken Also Has Secret Recipe

Posted: 05/24/2009 - When KFC, a division of Yum Brands Inc., offered coupons online for a free meal, some of its stores ran out and traffic threatened to get out of hand at some locations.

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Report Shows Health Care Costs

Posted: 05/12/2009 - Since 2000, the number of Nevadans spending more than a tenth of their pretax income on health care has climbed by 155 percent, according to a report by Families USA.

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Swine Flu Goes Person-to-Pig; Could it Jump Back?

Posted: 05/03/2009 - Now that the swine flu virus has passed from a farmworker to pigs, could it jump back to people? The question is important, because crossing species again could make it more deadly.

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FDA to Allow 'Morning-After' Pill for 17-Year-Olds

Posted: 04/23/2009 - Women's groups cheered the government's decision to allow 17-year-olds to buy the "morning-after" emergency contraceptive without a doctor's prescription, but conservatives denounced it as a blow to parental supervision of teens.

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Diabetes? Some Beat it, But Are They Cured?

Posted: 04/19/2009 - JoAnne Zoller Wagner's diagnosis as prediabetic wasn't enough to compel her to change her habits and lose 30 pounds. Not even with the knowledge her sister had died because of diabetes.

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Products Recalled Due to Possible Salmonella Risk

Posted: 04/11/2009 - The following recall has been announced because the products may be contaminated with salmonella, an organism that can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections, especially in young children, the elderly and those with weakened immune systems

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Fish Oil Pills Don't Boost Benefit of Heart Drugs

Posted: 03/30/2009 - Heart attack patients who are already taking the right medicines to prevent future problems get no added benefit from taking fish oil capsules, a large study in Germany finds.

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Peanut Products Recalled

Posted: 03/28/2009 - The following recall has been announced because the products may be contaminated with salmonella, an organism that can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections, especially in young children, the elderly and those with weakened immune systems:

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Report: More Parents Choose Not to Vaccinate

Posted: 03/28/2009 - A published report has found more and more California parents are choosing not to give their children routine vaccinations before they start kindergarten, increasing the risk of childhood disease outbreaks at hundreds of elementary schools.

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As TB Rates go Down, Drug Resistance Causes Worry

Posted: 03/22/2009 - Even as tuberculosis rates decline in the United States, drug-resistant strains of the disease showing up in California's large immigrant population are becoming increasingly hard to treat.

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Mixed Reactions from Parents on Peanut Allergy Advance

Posted: 03/18/2009 - One mom says she'd be first in line for a promising treatment that exposes children with peanut allergies to tiny amounts of peanut flour. Another remains fearful, with the painful image of her son's face blown up beyond recognition still fresh in her mind.

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HIV and AIDS Cases Rise 22 Percent in D.C.

Posted: 03/15/2009 - A new report by D.C. health officials says that at least 3 percent of residents in the nation's capital are living with HIV or AIDS and every mode of transmission is on the rise.

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Memorial Fund Helps Kids With Dental Needs

Updated: 03/08/2009 - When finances are tight many families make sacrifices to get by. Thanks to the generosity of local dentists though hundreds of kids will get the care they need even if their families can't afford it.

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Is The FDA A Broken Agency?

Posted: 03/06/2009 - Tainted peanuts. Unsterilized syringes. Salmonella in Mexican chili peppers. A contaminated blood thinner from China that sent patients into life-threatening shock.

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