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FDA: Cold, cough medications not safe for children

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Recent discussions over what age is safe for over-the-counter medications put pediatricians and the FDA on the same side. The FDA now says cold and cough medications shouldn't be given to children younger than six. Full story...
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Democrats fail to overturn SCHIP veto

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Democrats have failed to overturn President Bush's veto of the SCHIP. That's the measure that would have expanded federal health care insurance for young people. A compromise version of the bill is still a possibility. Full story...
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Study: Drug-resistant infections are increasing problem

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A new report from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention finds that drug-resistant infections are becoming an increasingly serious health problem. Full story...
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Medical Board to appeal ruling on physician's role in executions

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The state Medical Board will appeal a judge's decision that the panel overstepped its authority by threatening to punish physicians for participating in executions. Full story...
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Web site rates local hospitals

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videoIf you suffered from a heart attack, stroke or any other life threatening condition wouldn't you like to be treated in the best hospital around? Now it's easier than ever to find out which hospitals have the best facilities to treat your specific condition. Full story...
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