- Alzheimer's Disease is listed officially as the sixth leading cause of death in the United States, but new information suggests the disease contributes to far more deaths than what has been reported.
- A new European study found women who ate plenty of fruits and vegetables and drank lots of water were about 15% less likely to have premature babies than those who consumed more high fat, processed and sugary foods.
- Did you know one out of four women who die in the United States dies of heart disease? That was one of the important facts hundreds of women learned at a local event Tuesday night.
- The Food and Drug Administration is seeking to revamp its 40-year-old system for regulating hundreds of over-the-counter drugs, saying the decades-old process is not flexible enough to keep pace with modern medical developments.
- The Obama administration issued new rules Friday intended to ease the concerns of banks wanting to deal with businesses that legally sell marijuana, something the nation's banks have so far declined to do.
- "Sleep deprivation is a serious problem today among adolescents and we're seeing it has significant impacts on learning, their physical health, immune function," says Dr. Julie Boergers