Federal health experts are taking a second look this week at the heart safety of pain medications used by millions of Americans to treat arthritis and other everyday aches and pains.
Next year, Washington's health insurance marketplace will have to be run on less than a third of the money officials now have at their disposal.
A Northern California company is recalling more than 8.7 million pounds of beef products because it processed diseased and unhealthy animals without a full federal inspection, federal officials said Saturday.
This March 2013 handout photo provided by Science Translational Medicine shows amputee Dennis Aabo Sørensen holding an orange while wearing sensory feedback enabled prosthesis.
It's not quite the bionics of science fiction, but European researchers have created a robotic hand that gave an amputee a sense of touch he hadn't felt in a decade.
Photo courtesy of Flickr user William Brawley.
A bill that would guarantee paid sick time away from work for some employees in Washington state passed the House Wednesday.
In this Jan. 14, 2014 photo, Dr. Matthew Memoli, an infectious disease specialist, handles doses of live flu virus before administering it to a research participant, at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Md. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)
Forget being sneezed on: Government scientists are deliberately giving dozens of volunteers the flu by squirting the live virus straight up their noses.
After 20 years, the nutrition facts label on the back of food packages is getting a makeover.
Rose Waagan is blind, but she's using an app called Tap Tap See which in its own unique way lets her see what's in front of her.
A breakdown in training left instruments dirty and opened the doors to dangerous infections for more than 100 patients at Seattle Children's Hospital.
David Borris, owner of Hel's Kitchen Catering in Northbrook, Ill., says the health law doesn’t affect his hiring.
The health care overhaul's reach stretches far beyond the millions of uninsured Americans it is expected to help. It also could touch everything from the drug choices to doctor bills of people who have insurance through work.
Middle-aged men risk a faster mental decline as they age if they've been drinking heavily for years, new research suggests.
Emergency room doctors at Seattle Children's Hospital fear the legalization of marijuana could mean an increase of young patients suffering from overdose.
»Play Video The 12th Man battled the cold, rain and wind, but were loud when needed and helped the Seattle Seahawks to a 23-15 win over the New Orleans Saints. The Seahawks and 12th man will host the NFC Championship on Sunday January 19th. January 11th 2013. (Joshua Lewis / KOMO News)
When the Seahawks kick-off against the San Francisco 49ers this Sunday, many of the 12th Man will transform themselves into rabid football fans complete with jerseys, hats, costumes and face paint.
Dr. Steven Birnbaum scans a patient for lung cancer at Southern New Hampshire Medical Center in Nashua, N.H.
Health officials are reporting a drop in the rate of new lung cancer cases.
Flu season has arrived and a lot of people are getting clobbered.