The Fitbit on your wrist not only counts your steps and minutes of sleep, it can also help tell if you are coming down with the flu – and warn health authorities to get ready to help.
Over the past 50 years, the FDA has relied upon – and often deferred to – industry even as outside experts and consumers repeatedly raised serious health concerns about talc powders and cosmetics, a Reuters investigation found.
Facebook Inc. is taking steps to reduce promotion of products based on misleading health-related claims.
Working at a desk all day may not be as bad for heart health and longevity as sitting in front of a television after hours, according to a U.S. study that suggests not all types of sitting are equally harmful.
People who track their daily steps may not only be more active, they may also be less likely to develop health problems that lead to events like heart attacks or broken bones, a new study suggests.
People who experience nature for at least 120 minutes per week are more likely to report good health and psychological wellbeing, a large UK study suggests.
French healthcare company Sanofi teamed up with Google to work on innovations, aimed at using emerging data technologies to change how medicines and health services will be delivered in future.
CVS Health Corp.’s health insurer Aetna is working with Apple Inc. on a new health app for Apple Watches that uses an individual’s medical history to set personalized health goals.
Scientists unveiled what they say is an ideal diet for the health of the planet and its people.
Healthier sides and drinks were added to U.S. fast-food restaurant kids’ menus in the past decade, but healthy combinations are still rarely offered as the default option, researchers say.