Getting active and acquiring healthy eating habits can help children achieve and maintain a healthy body weight.
Donald Henderson, an American doctor and public health official who led the successful global drive to wipe out smallpox in the 1960s and '70s, credited with saving tens of millions of lives, has died. He was 87.
Taiwan's Centers for Disease Control (CDC) scaled up a travel alert level for the Bahamas following the latest updates on recent local transmission of the Zika virus provided by the World Health Organization (WHO) last week.
Puerto Rico on Friday reported its first death from a paralysis condition that developed from a Zika infection as the U.S. territory fights an epidemic of the mosquito-borne virus.
Hearing loss was ranked as the most common occupational disease in Taiwan last year, according to statistics released by the Ministry of Labor (MOL) Friday.
Hospitals have reported a significant increase in tendinitis patients following the launch of "Pokemon Go" in Taiwan.
Billionaire philanthropist and former New York mayor Michael Bloomberg has a new job -- as global ambassador for the U.N. health agency with a mandate to help reduce deaths from prevalent diseases, traffic accidents, tobacco, alcohol and obesity.
Hawaii authorities are urging diners to be aware of the risks of eating raw and undercooked food after they traced a hepatitis A outbreak to frozen scallops served raw at a sushi restaurant chain.
Disease control authorities yesterday said they had confirmed Taiwan's sixth Zika case in a local woman who had recently returned from a trip to Florida.
The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) fined the National Defense University NT$1 million on Monday for suspending an HIV-positive student, who accused the school of discriminating against him based on his health status.