The CDC says new findings don't mean more children are developing autism, it means more cases are being discovered due to heightened awareness.
New government statistics show the number of children identified with autism continues to rise.
Government health officials say despite progress, more needs to be done to keep patients safe and prevent them from getting infections while in the hospital.
Back pain, neck pain and headaches? Today's Smart Woman report offers advice on how to get rid of those symptoms.
A new study looks at whether e-cigarettes may be an effective way to stop smoking or reduce smoking.
We love to make a statement when it comes to fashion, but how is it affecting our health?
Spring is in the air, but so are springtime allergies. Today's Smart Woman report shows how to cope with these annual allergies.
There's a new study out to see if acupuncture can alleviate breast cancer pain.
The PAP test, which has been the gold standard for detecting cervical cancer, may be losing a bit of it's luster.
Today's Smart Woman report may be "egg-xatly" what your looking for when it comes to your diet.
Are you in the mood for spring cleaning? Maybe spring cleaning for your health sounds a little bit more appealing. We'll explain how you can in today's Smart Woman report.
If you plan on traveling this spring break holiday, today's Smart Woman report has some tips on staying safe.
A new blood test has been developed for early detection of Alzheimer's disease.
A dangerously potent drug is set to hit the market and it has medical professionals concerned about drug abuse.
Do you have ab envy? Today's Smart Woman report shows us how to get abs like the movie stars.
Getting children to eat healthy meals is not just a problem at home, but also at school. A new study by the Harvard School of Public Health looks at what schoolkids are eating and how healthy changes in the menu are making a difference.
When it comes to fish, what is healthy for your family?
March is National Nutrition month. How can we eat healthy and not let it break the bank?
If you have road rage or drive a long commute to work, you may be affecting your health.
Are you bored with the gym? Today's Smart Woman report shows how you can rev up your workout.
Holly Firfer takes a look at the latest statistics on obesity in America.
This week is National Eating Disorder Awareness Week. Today's Smart Woman report explains what signs and symptoms you should be looking for in your children.
Taking over the counter pain medication during pregnancy may cause your child to develop ADHD.
The winter games are still underway. Today's smart woman report shows how you can train like a winter athlete.
The Centers for Disease Control say that the flu hasn't been as bad as years past, but they do say that it has targeted a specific group.
Today's Smart Woman report assesses how a sedentary work atmosphere can lead to disability.
As heart month continues, we'll discuss which foods will help keep your heart healthy in today's Smart Woman report.
Doctors are testing a new way to alleviate heart failure.
February is heart month and the perfect time to focus on protecting the hearts of those we love. Health experts say many of us listen to the myths instead of facts about heart health.
As a Valentine's Day tribute, today's Smart Woman Report talks about how to get rid of your love handles.
Keeping kids cavity free is extremely important. Today's smart woman report focuses on the number one chronic disease in children, tooth decay.
Valentine's day is approaching. How is your love life affecting your health?
New research shows most children consume some caffeine every day. But, where that caffeine comes from may surprise you.
Can wearing a patch be enough to cure peanut allergies? Today's Smart Woman report takes a look at the possibilities.
A new study finds that monitoring a person's blood pressure should start decades earlier than most people think.
Getting a dental check up means more than having your teeth and gums prodded and poked. Dentists also screen for cancer.
Mother Nature is fickle and can change at any minute. So that means be ready for anything at any time. What's the best way to survive a surprise weather event?
More than one-third of U.S. children are overweight or obese. According to a new study, signs of this can be detected early.
Eating out can be a time saver, but healthy choices can be hard to find. Today's Smart Woman report shows how to make smart choices when ordering out.
What's the best way to prevent or treat the common cold?
It's cutting edge research that could change the future. An Iowa company is developing a new cancer treatment aimed at training the immune system to fight cancer.
E-cigarettes are gaining popularity, but in today's Smart Woman report we're learning they may not be as safe as they claim to be.
Are you needing a better nights sleep?. Today's Smart Woman report discusses several ways that we could help us catch better Zs.
Sometimes mistaken as the common cold, doctors are warning against an illness that they say is harmful to children.
Skipping meals may seem like a good weight loss strategy, but it can actually backfire. Today's Smart Woman report explains.
Concussions take a toll on families. And now players are bigger and faster and there is a connection to the dangers your kids face in sports every day.
Fifty years after the U.S. Surgeon General first linked smoking to lung cancer, a new report from the Surgeon General now shows smoking is even more dangerous than previously believed.
We are now a few weeks into the new year and many of you have already started to take on healthy resolutions. But two women at the University of Wisconsin at La Crosse have an important message before you get too far.
A warning from the Food and Drug Administration concerning a popular pain reliever. The agency is asking doctors to stop prescribing combination drugs that contain large doses of acetaminophen, also known as brand name Tylenol.
January is Folic Acid Awareness Month. And although it may sound a little dangerous, folic acid is an essential ingredient for our bodies, especially for women of child-bearing age.