Sarah Lien went through in-vitro fertilization to have her first child and chose not to test her embryos for a cancer-causing gene each has a 50-percent chance of carrying. With her due date quickly approaching, she says her daughter’s health is in “God’s hands.”
Bowing to pressure, President Barack Obama on Thursday announced changes to his health care law to give insurance companies the option to keep offering consumers plans that would otherwise be canceled.
As obesity rates continue to rise in the United States, many experts are looking for new tools to fight this epidemic. But, a Seattle pediatrician is trying a more traditional method to keep children at a healthy weight: walking to school.
The nation's first new guidelines in a decade for preventing heart attacks and strokes call for twice as many Americans - one-third of all adults - to consider taking cholesterol-lowering statin drugs.
More than 90 tons of ready-to-eat salads and sandwiches by a California catering company are being recalled after 26 people in three states were sickened by a bacterial strain of E. coli linked to its products, federal health officials said Sunday.
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.