Blessing Physician Services sets up in Quincy Mall every Tuesday morning to catch the walkers who turn out before the stores open. Pacesetters is a program Blessing has sponsored at the mall since 2008 to give people a safe exercise environment.
A precision nutrition approach to weight loss didn't hold up in a study testing low fat versus low carb depending on dieters' DNA profiles
Ali Llewellyn was crossing into the city limits of Mount Sterling, Ill., after a two-hour drive from St. Louis, when her husband, Adam, called about their 2-year-old son, Elliott, who needed a heart transplant.
A disputed case of euthanasia in Belgium, involving the death of a dementia patient who never formally asked to die, has again raised concerns about weak oversight in a country with some of the world's most liberal euthanasia laws.
This season's influenza outbreak appeared to be tapering off a little before it came storming back with a vengeance this week in the Quincy area. The flu outbreak is impacting much of the nation and has been blamed for a growing number of deaths.
A new study suggests the people most likely to lose their coverage under Kentucky's new Medicaid rules are older and in poor health while those most likely to keep their insurance are younger and in better condition
The flu vaccine is doing a poor job protecting older Americans and others against the bug that's causing most illnesses. Preliminary figures released Thursday suggest the vaccine is 36 percent effective overall in preventing flu illness severe enough to send a patient to the doctor's office.
Utah Senate Majority Leader Ralph Okerlund is temporarily stepping down from his leadership role because he is being evaluated for possible heart and kidney transplants
The New Jersey Assembly approved $7.5 million in spending for family-planning and women's health. The Democrat-led Assembly passed the legislation Thursday