Heroin Deaths Spiking Across CountryHeroin is back with a vengeance, claiming more women than men.
Activists: FDA Policies Have Contributed To Rx Painkiller EpidemicAnti-addiction activists are calling for the Food and Drug Administration's top official to step down, saying the agency's policies have contributed to a national epidemic of prescription painkiller abuse.
The Ebola Outbreak: What Every American Needs To KnowThe recent outbreak of the Ebola virus in Africa has begun attracting attention in the U.S. for good reason.
Scientists: 'Helicopter Parenting' Leads To Overweight KidsScientist say parental fears could be making kids fat. For the first time, researchers say they can prove that ‘helicopter parenting’ – adults who micromanage their child’s every move -- is fueling the childhood obesity epidemic.
Tarrant County Confirms Sixth Flu-Related Death The Tarrant County Health Department confirmed a sixth flu-related death in the county Tuesday.
Doctors Told To Get Serious About Obesity Next time you go for a checkup, don't be surprised if your doctor gets on your case about your weight. The medical profession has issued new guidelines for fighting the nation's obesity epidemic.
CDC: 2011 Worst Year For U.S. Measles In 15 YearsLast year was the worst year for measles in the U.S. in 15 years, health officials said Thursday. There were 222 cases of measles, a large jump from the 60 or so seen in a typical year.
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