The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has received reports of 127 patients under investigation for acute flaccid myelitis this year.
Health & Wellness
Nearly 800 dietary supplements sold over the counter from 2007 through 2016 contained unapproved drug ingredients, a new analysis of U.S. Food and Drug Administration data found.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration pressed forward with its investigation of e-cigarette companies Friday, sending letters to 21 companies in an effort to uncover whether they are marketing products illegally and outside the agency's compliance policy.
Women who regularly take a daily low-dose aspirin may lower their risk of developing ovarian cancer, new research suggests.
High-population cities have longer-lasting flu seasons, while lower-population cities have shorter but more intense seasons, new research suggests. But don't assume you're safe if you live in a smaller city.
Setting aside the Supreme Court fight, members of Congress this week approved bipartisan legislation aimed at curbing the devastating opioid addiction across the country.
This past weekend, the game of football experienced tragedy on the field. A local coach says critical injuries, while rare, are something coaches are always concerned about.
A new study released Wednesday by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says 1 in 3 adults eats fast food every day.
Feeling down in the dumps? Stressed? A little off-kilter because of some disagreement? A new study says you should hug it out.
The government says 38 people in seven states have gotten sick from eggs produced by an Alabama poultry farm. That includes multiple Tennessee case and one Kentucky case.
One of the poorest counties in Illinois is receiving funding to help fight the problem of opioid addiction.
Flu shots not only protect you, but they also protect the people around you — including people who are more vulnerable to the flu.
A new nationwide study shows more infants are dying from accidental suffocation and strangulation in bed, despite a decrease in sudden infant death syndrome cases.
Administrators say Medicare is modernizing its website to make it more useful for beneficiaries.
Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and first lady Crissy Haslam say they're partnering with former NFL player Peyton Manning to support an organization that funds Alzheimer's disease research and treatment.
In a setback for Kentucky's Republican governor, a federal judge has struck down a state law requiring abortion clinics to have written agreements with a hospital and an ambulance service in case of medical emergencies.
A statewide Focus on Flu campaign launched Wednesday aims to prevent another epidemic-level flu season in Kentucky.
From January 2017 through February 2018, puppies sold at six pet store companies led to infections in 118 people in 18 states, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Thursday.
A food service inspector recently gave a C letter grade to the cafeteria in McCracken County High School, but district officials say they're confident the food is safe.
Seniors and middle-aged adults are increasingly using marijuana, a study finds.
Laughter exercises can improve your mental and physical health, neurologists say.
A southern Illinois woman who never had so much as a parking ticket has been arrested twice in Washington, D.C. She was there to protest Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's Senate confirmation hearing.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration says new guidance about added sugars that will provide an alternate labeling option for pure maple syrup and honey will be released next year.
It had been more than 28 years since Vilma Wong heard the name Seminatore. But something about it sounded familiar.