Two nonprofit advocacy groups in Colorado are trying to take back the moniker as something to be proud of. The president has said he likes the term, which has been used derisively by opponents of the health overhaul.
Fasting after eating too much and pushing through an insanely long workout to compensate for overeating are behaviors associated with binge eating. Men are almost as likely as women to develop the disorder, a new study finds.
The flu vaccine has proven itself for most people, but researchers say it needs an overhaul to further reduce infection and death rates. Many doctors would like to see a universal vaccine that protects against all strains of flu.
Experts voted to recommend to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that all 11- and 12-year-old boys be vaccinated with Gardasil, Merck's vaccine against human papillomavirus. Vaccinations could start as early as age 9.
At small companies, a high-deductible option, often served with a tax-preferred savings account, may be the only health insurance choice. Now even some big companies are starting to move all their employees into high-deductible plans.
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