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Teen's Death Puts Focus on Caffeine Powder Dangers

A few weeks before their prom king's death, students at an Ohio high school had attended an assembly on narcotics that warned about the dangers of heroin and prescription painkillers. »

Immigrant Kids Concern Corbett

Gov. Corbett is concerned about the heath risks presented by immigrant children coming to Pennsylvania. »

Painful Mosquito Virus Now in U.S.

A painful virus passed on by mosquitoes that has been spreading rapidly in the Caribbean and Central America has made its way to the U.S., with the first reported cases in a Florida man and woman who had not... »

Government Inspectors Warned of CDC Lab Lapses for Years

A slew of newly-discovered safety violations by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention were the focus of a House subcommittee meeting on Wednesday, as were allegations that the agency sought to cover... »

AIDS Virus Diagnoses Down 30 Percent in U.S.

The annual rate of diagnosis with HIV fell by more than 30 percent in the United States between 2002 and 2011, AIDS researchers announced on Saturday. »

Young Boy Faces Life Without Vision or Hearing

Six-year-old Henry loves visiting the helipad on Penns Landing where his father is a Skyforce10 pilot. But Henry’s genetic condition makes it hard for him to hear the roar of the helicopter and soon enough he... »

States Sue 5-Hour Energy Over Ad Claims

Two attorney generals from the Northwest have sued the companies responsible for the popular 5-Hour Energy drink, alleging they engaged in deceptive advertising. The Oregon lawsuit filed Thursday in Portland... »

Rutgers Evaluates Prostate Cancer Treatment

Treatment to lower testosterone is an important tool for oncologists helping men battle advanced prostate cancer. But a study published this week by researchers at the Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey... »

Niacin Risky as Heart Drug, Reports Find

Niacin may cause severe side effects and doesn't seem to reduce rates of stroke, heart attack or chest pain, according to two reports published Wednesday. »

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