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Study: Grapefruit Juice May Boost Anti-cancer Drug

Posted: 08/09/2012 - New research finds a simple modification may make a cancer drug three times more powerful without the side effects a higher dose would likely cause. All it takes is a glass of grapefruit juice.

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Report: Underage Tobacco Sales Continue to Fall

Posted: 08/02/2012 - Sales of tobacco to minors in the U.S. reached an all-time low in 2011 under a federal-state inspection program intended to curb underage tobacco smoking.

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Women Eligible for Free Care under Health Care Law

Updated: 08/02/2012 - Beginning today, up to 47 million women may be eligible to get free access to preventive health care services as that provision of President Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act goes into effect.

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Got Milk?

Posted: 07/25/2012 - It's being called a war on milk. The question being argued, is it good for kids or is it making obesity worse? And should it be taken off the school lunch menu?

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Some Sex-assault Victims get Billed for Exams

Posted: 07/25/2012 - An analysis shows that sexual-assault victims in Wisconsin are sometimes billed for the hospital cost of collecting evidence, a cost that state officials say should instead be paid by insurance or the government.

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Wisconsin's Family Care Waiver Granted

Posted: 07/23/2012 - Wisconsin's request to renew the popular Family Care program designed to help keep poor elderly people in their homes has been granted.

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CDC: Whooping Cough Outbreak Reaches Epidemic

Posted: 07/20/2012 - Wisconsin has had more than 3,000 so far this year. There have been 18,000 across the country. If the cases continue to climb, it could rival 1959, when 40,000 illnesses were reported for the year.

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FDA Approves Onyx Blood Cancer Drug Krypolis

Posted: 07/20/2012 - The Food and Drug Administration is approving a new blood cancer drug from Onyx Pharmaceuticals Inc. for patients whose disease has not responded to at least two other drugs.

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Inactivity as Deadly as Smoking? Study Says Yes

Posted: 07/19/2012 - New research in The Lancet finds about one in 10 deaths worldwide are caused by people not getting up and engaging in physical activity such as walking 30 minutes a day for five days a week.

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Repealing Obama's Health Care Law Won't be Easy

Posted: 07/16/2012 - If Mitt Romney wins the White House and Republican allies retake the Senate, there's a way to roll back President Barack Obama's health care law without having to get 60 votes in the 100-member Senate to beat a Democratic filibuster.

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FDA Approves First Pill to Help Prevent HIV

Posted: 07/16/2012 - The Food and Drug Administration has approved the first drug shown to reduce the risk of HIV infection, a milestone in the 30-year battle against the virus that causes AIDS.

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US Insurer Won't Cover Gas Drill Fracking Exposure

Posted: 07/13/2012 - Nationwide Mutual Insurance Co. has become the first major insurance company to say it won't cover damage related to a gas drilling process that blasts chemical-laden water deep into the ground.

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CONSUMER ALERT: Ice Cream Recall

Posted: 07/09/2012 - ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) -- The Cass-Clay Creamery of Fargo, N.D., is voluntarily recalling some brands of peppermint bon bon-flavored ice cream because they may contain eggs that aren't listed on the label.

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