09/07/2011 - 9:59am

After ending its five-week fundraising campaign to benefit the Muscular Dystrophy Association's efforts to develop treatments and assist people coping with neuromuscular diseases, Safeway announced that its stores raised $10.4 million for the organization.

09/06/2011 - 2:17pm

The number of antibiotic prescriptions sought for acute respiratory infections decreased by 24% between 1993 and 2008, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's latest "Morbidity and Mortality Weekly" report.

09/06/2011 - 2:07pm

Not only are there fewer smokers across the country, according to a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report released Tuesday, but the men and women that are still smoking also are smoking less.

09/06/2011 - 12:07pm

Hemispherx Biopharma and Armada Health Care have entered a sales and marketing agreement for a drug designed to treat genital warts.

09/06/2011 - 10:53am

Childhood vaccination rates are on the rise, according to a new report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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.