First the teenager survived a rare cancer. Then she wanted to study it, spurring a study that helped scientists find a weird gene flaw that might play a role in how the tumor strikes.
Those “Nutrition Facts” labels that are plastered on nearly every food package found in grocery stores are getting a new look.
A new study shows your office could be making you sick.
We have a health alert before you snap that next “selfie”. According to an expert who treats lice, it could be spreading head lice among teenagers.
Just because you aren’t hearing as much about the flu lately doesn’t mean flu season is over.
February is National Children’s Dental Health Month. Vital Smiles in Midfield is reminding parents about the importance of dental hygiene.
A committee passed four bills that increase the restrictions around abortion. Now, heading to the house floor, are bills that would require a woman to wait 48 hours before getting an abortion, and ban abortions after finding a fetal heartbeat.
Although questions have arisen recently concerning the safety of kratom usage in its pill form, the plant itself is quite common in areas of Southeast Asia. In fact, it has herbal roots. Related: What’s inside Kratom pills sold in Birmingham?
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.