04/13/2011 - 9:44am

Water Pik, a maker of personal healthcare products, has announced the launch of its new Waterpik water flosser for kids.

04/13/2011 - 9:41am

Healthcare reform has remained a major subject of debate since President Barack Obama signed the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act last March, but what the law means for diabetes care was the particular focus of a conference call with diabetes stakeholders Tuesday.

04/12/2011 - 9:02am

The 2011 allergy season is expected to be 27 days longer in the northernmost parts of North America, adding almost a month of suffering to the typical pollen allergy season of February through October, a study published Tuesday by the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences determined.

04/12/2011 - 8:53am

A diabetes education program developed by Johns Hopkins researchers significantly improved long-term blood-sugar control among patients.

04/08/2011 - 11:35am

The Department of Health and Human Services on Friday launched two plans aimed at reducing health disparities.

04/08/2011 - 10:47am

The Food and Drug Administration has granted tentative approval to a generic antibiotic made by Hi-Tech Pharmacal, the drug maker said Friday.

04/07/2011 - 11:56am

CVS Caremark's retail-based clinic operator, MinuteClinic, has entered into a clinical affiliation with Advocate Health Care and Advocate Physician Partners to enhance the healthcare services provided to patients in communities throughout Chicagoland and central Illinois.

04/07/2011 - 11:47am

The Food and Drug Administration on Thursday posted a notification to healthcare professionals and patients that the agency continues to receive reports of methemoglobinemia, a serious and potentially fatal adverse effect, associated with benzocaine products, which are available as a spray, gel and liquids sold over the counter.

04/06/2011 - 1:54pm

Reese Pharmaceutical has launched a water-based aerosol that is designed to kill bed bugs.