FDA okays electric headband to prevent migraine
The Food and Drug Administration says it has approved a nerve-stimulating headband as the first medical device to prevent migraine headaches.…
The Hope Lodge offers hope to cancer patients
Nobody wants to hear the words you have cancer. But if you face that medical diagnosis-- the last thing you want to do is fight such a…
"The Wrinkle Diet" helps slow aging
Getting rid of those dreaded wrinkles could be as easy as changing your diet. We take action for your health and beauty with the four types…
'Dead' man wakes up at funeral home
This sounds like a literal nightmare. A man woke up to find himself inside a body bag in a funeral home.
Soccer head injuries cause new concerns
Tampa neuropsychologist says soccer players are at as much risk as football players when it comes to head injuries.
Chip makers dole out salt lessons
Snack and soda makers that often are blamed for fueling the nation's obesity rates also play a role in educating the dietitians who advise…
New food labels would highlight calories, sugar
Those "Nutrition Facts" labels you see on nearly every food package found in grocery stores may be getting a new look.
Polio-like disease appears in Calif. children
An extremely rare, polio-like disease has appeared in more than a dozen California children within the past year.
Rules change food marketing at schools
Even the scoreboards in high school gyms eventually will have to promote good health.
USDA spending $3M to feed honeybees
The U.S. Department of Agriculture will spend millions of dollars to help improve pastures to provide food for honeybees.
Climate case looks at EPA's power
The Obama administration is squaring off at the Supreme Court over limiting power-plant and factory emissions of gases.
For kids, minute clinics not for primary care
Pharmacy "Minute Clinics" are growing in popularity. A new article raises concerns about how healthy the clinics are for your…
Health law confusing for many in Fla.
As federal health officials work around the clock to fix technology glitches plaguing the website where U.S. citizens can obtain health…
Tampa Bay lawmakers look for compromise
A handful of Tampa Bay congressmen hinted that their party's leadership should try harder to reach a deal to end the ongoing government…
Medicare and Obamacare: Info for seniors
Seniors on Medicare may be feeling a little nervous now that the Affordable Healthcare Act insurance Marketplace has opened. We're…
Healthcare marketplace opens slowly
Despite the partial government shutdown, The Affordable Health Care Act insurance marketplace opened today. ABC Action News and the Tampa Bay…
What a new health policy might cost you
Sweeping healthcare reforms that will affect every American are expected to go into effect at the beginning of the year. But Oct. 1, …
Florida's unemployment rate drops again
Florida's unemployment rate continues to dip.
Airplane loses part of wing during flight
A Delta flight from Orlando, Fla., landed safely in Atlanta after declaring an emergency because a part of the plane's wing was missing.
Miami Beach launches its own line of sunscreens
The city of Miami Beach is marking its 100th birthday by launching a line of sunscreen products. A launch party for Miami…
New unemployment numbers for Florida due out
Florida's latest unemployment numbers are coming out and could signal whether the state's economic recovery is continuing.
Parasitic worms found in Asian eels in Florida
Federal scientists are warning consumers about parasitic worms found in an invasive eel species that's made a home in Florida.