An Alabama legislative committee has voted to ban abortion after a fetal heartbeat is detected — something that can happen as early as six weeks into a pregnancy.
Local pharmacy school tests mind-altering herb found in Birmingham gas stations
A warning for a common pain reliever. A new study finds a link between acetaminophen and children with ADHD.
The explosive politics of health care have divided the nation, but America’s governors, Republicans and Democrats alike, suggest that President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul is here to stay.
Sybil Redmon is fighting to bring awareness to what she calls a nearly symptomless killer.
Breastfeeding moms in the area have a new ally called the Baby Café.
It’s no secret that men and women across the country experience trouble getting enough sleep. Many of them are using various types of sleep aids, such as Ambien.
Alabama lawmakers are considering a stringent abortion ban that would largely forbid the procedure once a fetal heartbeat can be detected, something that can happen as early as six weeks into a pregnancy.
A new study in the New England Journal of Medicine found that among children between ages 5 and 14, nearly 12 percent developed obesity – 10 percent of girls and nearly 14 percent of boys.
Nearly 44,000 Alabamians have used the federal health care law to sign up for insurance through the state’s federally operated insurance exchange.
An effort to bring a form of medical marijuana to the Deep South is gaining momentum.
The No. 1 killer of men and women is typically the No. 1 thing they ignore.
Heart disease is called the silent killer, and in Alabama it’s the number one killer of both men and women.
Whether you’re in your 20′s or late 70′s, the time is now to get tested for heart disease.
Several million people will reduce their hours on the job or leave the workforce entirely because of incentives built into President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul, the Congressional Budget Office said Tuesday.
The Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) wants families in Alabama to be aware of the qualifications for the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children, or WIC.
Families shopping for health insurance through the new federal marketplace are running into trouble getting everyone covered when children are eligible for Medicaid but their parents are not.
Years ago, a chemical plant in Anniston was forced to clean up its act after residents were exposed to high levels of polychlorinated biphenyl, or PCBs.