Health care is an emotional subject for many Americans — and often one of extremes. Yet, as we obssess about the system's structure and cost, we neglect our own health. Obesity and high blood pressure are more common, while exercise and diet are overlooked. Our special report, "Healthy Business", explores these issues.
Manufacturers are delivering an ever growing roster of exercise games and interactive fitness technology to health clubs, YMCAs, park, recreation centers and even schools.
Health-conscious U.S. consumers are buying hundreds of millions of dollars of so-called superfruits annually, even as critics contend their nutritional benefits are overblown and, in some cases, nonexistent.
The government is making an increasing number of expensive life-saving or life extending drugs and devices available to more people, but is that the right thing to do and can we afford it, anyway?
Expected government cuts to Medicare and Medicaid, the uncertainty of health care reform and looming patent expirations are weighing heavily on the outlook of the biggest companies in the sector: large-cap pharmaceutical stocks.
Among the crowded ranks of healthy food trends -- quinoa, farm-to-table, whole whole grains — one food category is growing into a genuine, industry juggernaut: gluten-free.
More and more American women are seeking infertility treatment to increase their chances of having a child, but there's been no change in success rates and costs remain high, even with health insurance coverage.
Just because you're busy running a company, doesn't mean you have to run yourself into the ground. Get proactive—and we don't mean travel more. See a doctor to learn whether high blood pressure, cancer, diabetes and other serious diseases may be waiting down the road.
Sun protection products are one of the most important over-the-counter, consumer health products, yet despite the rising rate of skin cancers many people don't know what to buy.