09/06/2011 - 10:48am

The longer a person maintains a body mass index qualifying him or her as "obese," the greater risk he or she incurs in developing diabetes, a new study released Tuesday found.

09/06/2011 - 10:34am

Overweight people with lower back pain is more intense than people of normal weight with back pain, according to a recent study published in the Sept. 15 issue of Spine.

09/06/2011 - 10:23am

Bottom Dollar Food invited customers to contribute to its Hurricane Irene disaster relief campaign.

09/06/2011 - 10:20am

Safeway on Tuesday announced its offering of flu shots in its grocery stores — positioning its flu season inoculation as more convenient to drug stores.

09/06/2011 - 9:31am

Weis is highlighting hunger relief with its fourth annual, month-long campaign that encourages customers to donate shelf-stable products and make monetary donations to local food banks and emergency food providers.

09/01/2011 - 3:53pm

California on Wednesday banned the sale of dextromethorphan to minors, becoming the first state to pass such legislation.

09/01/2011 - 3:43pm

Walmart and Sam's Club are offering flu shot clinics to customers through their partnership with Mollen Immunization Clinics.

09/01/2011 - 2:42pm

The Kentucky Orthopedic Rehab Team on Thursday announced a reduction in employee injuries across Kroger's Mid-South division, thanks to the implementation of a new employee wellness program called Living Life Safe and Well in October.

09/01/2011 - 2:30pm

Proton-pump inhibitors may aggravate, not soothe, stomach discomfort created through chronic use of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs for such conditions as arthritis, according to research released Thursday.