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More states allow sunscreen at schools without doctor's OK

Published May. 16 2017

Susan Grenon makes sure her son is lathered with sunscreen before he leaves for school in the morning, but the...

Study: Side effects emerge after approval for many US drugs

Published May. 16 2017

Almost one-third of new drugs approved by U.S. regulators over a decade ended up years later with warnings about unexpected,...

Heroin epidemic pushing up hep C infections in US

Published May. 16 2017

The heroin epidemic is driving up hepatitis C infections, with the biggest increase in people in their 20s, U.S. health...

FDA OKs immune-boosting drug for advanced bladder cancer

Published May. 16 2017

U.S. regulators have approved a new drug that harnesses the immune system to treat bladder cancer that has spread after...

Cancer survivors, caregivers enjoy brunch

Published May. 14 2017

Cancer survivor Linda Boshners believes that people fighting cancer need more than just medical treatment — they need the help...

New deals for drugs: No heart attack or your money back

Published May. 10 2017

Warranties and money-back guarantees, long used to entice buyers of products like hand tools and kitchen gadgets, are now being...

Back on TV, Kimmel zings critics of his health care plea

Published May. 9 2017

Jimmy Kimmel zinged his critics as he returned to late-night TV and resumed arguing Americans deserve the level of health...

Overcoming opioids: When pills are hospital's last resort

Published May. 9 2017

A car crash shattered Stuart Anders' thigh, leaving pieces of bone sticking through his skin. Yet Anders begged emergency room...

Callaway Relay to help those affected by cancer

Published May. 7 2017

Get ready Callaway residents: It's almost relay time. "The Callaway County Relay for Life will be June 3," event leader...