Despite a health scare in which tens of thousands of Chinese babies have fallen ill due to melamine in their formula, the Food and Drug Administration has said that products containing small amounts of the chemical are not dangerous for adults.
We expect hospitals to use disinfectants and other cleaning products to kill germs and protect us, but new researchers suggest this practice – if administered incorrectly – could have dangerous consequences.
Those who are seriously ill may want to think twice about entering a hospital in the southern U.S., following the results of a new study.
Over-the-counter cold medicines for children have come under fire from some doctors and health experts, who claim they are not safe for youngsters.
Recent news about toxins in plastic bottles, the water supply and common household cleaning products may cause people to feel a bit helpless about how to protect themselves against dangerous chemicals.
More than 90 percent of nursing homes were cited for at least one violation of federal standards last year, according to a Health and Human Services Department report.
People who rely on a number of specialty biotech drugs to treat their health conditions saw prices rise by 8.7 percent last year, an AARP investigation found.
Health risks connected with cell phone use have not adequately been explored, an expert has warned a congressional subcommittee.
Hospitals in dozens of states across the country could be storing low-level radioactive material on their premises because there is no disposal alternative, according to a report in the Associated Press.
Large quantities of fine, organic particle pollutants are not being addressed by current air quality regulations, scientists suggest.