Chemicals are commonly added to furniture, carpeting, and even electronic devices to limit the risk of fire. But at what cost?
You can’t smoke in most restaurants and malls, and those laws may be responsible for saving thousands of lives.
Marketing cigarettes ain’t what it used to be. But Big Tobacco hasn’t given up on getting its message out.
Health officials expect yet more cases of fungal meningitis related to contaminated steroid shots
Phthalates, BPA and toxic lead paint: How safe are toys and school supplies made for children?
Supersized debate: opinions flowed over at the public hearing on New York City’s proposed ban on large-sized sodas, on which the Board of Health is set to vote on Sept. 13
How much would it take for you to consider selling your bone marrow? A U.S. appeals court puts the price at about $3,000 in a ruling that now makes it legal to pay donors for their bone-marrow tissue.
People can more accurately remember the health warnings included in graphic cigarette labels than in standard text-only Surgeon General’s warnings, a study finds.
Your favorite shade of Marilyn Monroe red may contain lead, according to a recently updated test of lipstick by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
This week, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) sent a warning letter to the Southern California marketing company 1-800-GET-THIN for using misleading advertising to promote Lap-Band weight-loss surgery.
As Healthland reported yesterday, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) was preparing to remove the age restriction on the emergency contraception pill, Plan B One-Step, allowing its sale to teens under 17 without a prescription.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) may move to eliminate age restrictions for the morning-after emergency contraception pill, Plan B One-Step, according to several people involved with the deliberations who spoke with TIME Healthland.
Is pizza with tomato sauce a vegetable? Apparently yes, according to Congress, which on Monday blocked legislation that would have made school lunches healthier.