08/26/2011 - 12:31pm

Increases in vaccination rates for the human papillomavirus are trailing increases in rates for two other vaccines recommended for teens and preteens, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released Thursday.

08/26/2011 - 12:26pm

Half of U.S. adults will be obese by 2030, according to a new study published in The Lancet.

08/26/2011 - 11:44am

An enzyme found in the mitochondria of cells decreased in the skeletal muscle of those with Type 2 diabetes, according to researchers at the Joslin Diabetes Center.

08/26/2011 - 10:54am

Kroger has announced that it is offering early flu vaccinations for patients within its 1,900 pharmacy locations nationwide and at the 79 Little Clinic locations in select stores.

08/26/2011 - 10:49am

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on Thursday awarded $137 million to states to boost prevention and public health initiatives, including support for smoking-cessation programs and vaccinations.

08/26/2011 - 10:34am

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a drug made by Johnson & Johnson for treating chronic pain, a J&J subsidiary said Friday.

08/26/2011 - 10:16am

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a drug made by Shire for a rare autoimmune condition, the agency said.

08/26/2011 - 9:21am

AccuDial Pharmaceutical on Thursday announced its Children's AccuDial line of pediatric medications featuring the company’s accurate weight-based dosing label has been awarded the PTPA Winner’s Seal of Approval.

08/25/2011 - 2:39pm

Physical inactivity may play a key role in the development of Type 2 diabetes, according to new research.