The move disappointed many public health experts but was enthusiastically welcomed by the International Food and Beverage Alliance — a group that represents companies including Coca-Cola, PepsiCo. and Unilever.
By Mike Stobbe, Associated Press
The Arizona growing season is long over and it's unlikely any tainted lettuce is still in stores or people's homes. But there can be a lag in reporting, and reports of illnesses have continued to come in.
By Laura Santhanam
Politicians have promised changes to the health care program will help lift people out of poverty. But this Tennessee family says things don't seem to be getting better.
By Philip Moeller
The issue here is government failing to take steps to help restrain the prices that we all pay for drugs, hospitals, medical equipment, and doctors, writes columnist Philip Moeller.
The death toll from Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico last year was far larger than known, according to a new study. At least 4,645 people on the island are estimated to have died as a result of the storm and…
Medicare advocacy groups are concerned that the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services is improperly putting its hand on the scales to tilt them further in favor of private Medicare Advantage plans.
New drugs can cure up to 95 percent of patients with hepatitis C, a virus that can be debilitating or deadly. And there’s been a 20 percent rise in new infections from 2015 to 2016 due to the opioid epidemic.
Most adults say they struggle with remembering to take their prescriptions. A nationwide study is testing a pill with an ingestible sensor that tracks medication adherence from inside the body.
By Laura Santhanam
Eight people died and more than 27,200 people became ill from swimming in contaminated water between 2000 and 2014 , the CDC said in a recent report. Here's what you should know.
The spread of Ebola in West Africa in 2014-2016 was the worst outbreak since the disease's discovery. Here's how international health agencies are responding this time.
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