Some parents are scratching their heads over less restrictive head lice policies that allow children with live bugs in their hair to return to the classroom.
What kinds of fats are in your foods? There are three main types: unsaturated, saturated and trans fats. While the FDA is moving to ban artificial trans fats from the food supply, they are not the only types of fats that can cause heart disease. People should limit their intake of saturated fats, too, and should keep total fat intake to between 20 percent and 35 percent of total calories each day.
Girls aren't the only ones asking strangers on the internet to comment on their looks.
Heart-clogging trans fats have been slowly disappearing from grocery aisles and restaurant menus in the last decade. Now, the Food and Drug Administration is finishing the job.
The moments before a surgery are often weighed down by fear and anxiety, but one incredible woman brought joy into the operating room by instigating a dance party just before her double mastectomy.
King County's Michelle Perry spend her day making awkward calls, telling people a past sexual partner likely infected them with an STD
No one likes staying in the hospital, but maybe the aversion can be blamed on the lighting?
Prodded to be more candid with Congress, Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius said Wednesday the administration's flawed health care website needed a couple of hundred fixes when it went online more than a month ago and conceded, "we're not there yet" in making all needed repairs.
After years of steady increases, testing for colon cancer may be leveling off, a federal report suggests.
Researchers at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center have discovered two pesticides they believe cause an increased risk of endometriosis, a condition that can lead to infertility in women.
Debating whether to seek a strep test for that sore throat? One day there could be an app for that: Researchers are developing a home scorecard that aims to prevent thousands of unnecessary trips to the doctor for this common complaint.
Now that Daylight Saving time is over and we've moved our clocks back, a lot of people are dreading the darker days ahead. One coffee shop might have a sunny fix.
A Seattle doctor offers tasty substitutions for your food cravings that will keep you healthy and satisfied.
A new study finds young girls with a higher body mass index tend to have an earlier onset of puberty, which could lead to earlier health complications as adults.