06/17/2014 - 1:07pm

The American Diabetes Association will lower its target recommendation for blood glucose levels for children with Type 1 diabetes, according to a statement released at the association's 74th Scientific Sessions.

06/17/2014 - 12:43pm

The California Department of Public Health announced that the number of pertussis (whooping cough) cases in the state has become an epidemic, with 3,458 cases of pertussis reported since June 10.

06/17/2014 - 11:28am

In support of National HIV Testing Day on June 27, Walgreens and Greater Than AIDS, a coalition of about 200 public and private sector partners united in response to the domestic AIDS epidemic, are teaming with health departments and local AIDS service organizations across the country to encourage community members to take advantage of free HIV testing.

06/16/2014 - 1:53pm

The United States comes in last when it comes to healthcare quality, despite it coming first in spending, according to a new report published Monday by the Commonwealth Fund, a foundation whose goal, according to its website, is "to promote a high-performing healthcare system."

06/16/2014 - 12:08pm

Walmart will open its second and third company-owned retail clinic under the Walmart Care Clinic banner later this month, in Texas, according to published reports.

06/16/2014 - 12:00pm

WebMD Health Corp. on Monday announced the launch of WebMD Healthy Target, a health improvement program that gathers data from activity trackers, wireless scales and glucose meters to give consumers physician-reviewed, relevant content and tips that helps them stay on the path of a health-conscious lifestyle.

06/16/2014 - 10:32am

New research presented at the June 2014 American Diabetes Association Scientific Sessions suggests that canola oil helps control blood glucose in people with Type 2 diabetes when it's incorporated into a low-glycemic index diet.

06/13/2014 - 1:15pm

A new study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows that teen smoking, drinking and sexual activity have declined.

06/12/2014 - 11:51am

iHealth Lab on Thursday announced the launch of the iHealth Align, one of the world's smallest, FDA-approved mobile blood-glucose monitors, the company stated.