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"Wake-Up Call": Study Reveals Magnitude of Memory Loss

A new study from the federal CDC shows that about 4 million American households include at least one adult with worsening memory loss Read »

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Extra Oxygen Could Help Fight Cancer, Study Suggests

Extra Oxygen Could Help Fight Cancer, Study Suggests

A provocative study in mice suggests something as simple as breathing in extra oxygen might give immune cells a... Read »

Mar 5, 2015
Pot:

Pot: "The Conservative Thing To Do"?

A Texas state lawmaker proposes legalizing marijuana, saying "God didn't make a mistake the government needs to... Watch »

Mar 4, 2015
Lasers Target Mosquitoes

Lasers Target Mosquitoes

A new high-tech bug zapper identifies certain types of mosquitoes, then shoots them out of the air with low-power... Watch »

Mar 4, 2015
McDonald's to Cut Use of Antibiotics in Chicken

McDonald's to Cut Use of Antibiotics in Chicken

McDonald's says it plans to start using chicken raised without antibiotics important to human medicine and milk from... Read »

Mar 4, 2015
Thousands of Bassinets, Cradles Recalled Due to Suffocation Risk

Thousands of Bassinets, Cradles Recalled Due to Suffocation Risk

Fall and suffocation hazards prompted the recall of thousands of two-in-one bassinets. Dream on Me recalled nearly... Watch »

Mar 4, 2015
Plague-Carrying Flea Found on NYC Rats: Study

Plague-Carrying Flea Found on NYC Rats: Study

The type of flea that spread the bubonic plague across Europe in the 1300s, killing millions of people, lives in... Read »

Mar 4, 2015
Doctors Use New 3-D Tech to Prepare for Brain Surgery

Doctors Use New 3-D Tech to Prepare for Brain Surgery

A breakthrough technology called Surgical Theater is allowing brain surgeons at UCLA’s Neurosurgery Center, for the... Read »

Mar 3, 2015
Mother Denied Potentially Life-Saving Medical Device by Insurance

Mother Denied Potentially Life-Saving Medical Device by Insurance

A suburban mother living with Type 1 Diabetes said she is being denied a potentially life-saving medical device... Watch »

Feb 28, 2015
Dallas Nurse Who Survived Ebola Sues Hospital

Dallas Nurse Who Survived Ebola Sues Hospital

A 26-year-old nurse who contracted Ebola while caring for the first person in the U.S. diagnosed with the deadly... Watch »

Mar 2, 2015
Parents Pressuring Doctors to Delay Vaccines: Survey

Parents Pressuring Doctors to Delay Vaccines: Survey

Parents are asking doctors to delay vaccines for young children, making their kids and others vulnerable to prevent... Read »

Mar 2, 2015
Lawmakers to Propose Bill to Battle Heroin Abuse

Lawmakers to Propose Bill to Battle Heroin Abuse

Bill would require drugs combatting heroin overdoses to be dispensed more widely to those who have been trained... Read »

Mar 2, 2015
New App Lets Patients Receive Diagnosis Through Phone

New App Lets Patients Receive Diagnosis Through Phone

Patients can video call with a licensed doctor in their area with a few quick taps of their fingers. Watch »

Mar 1, 2015
Ebola Survivor Nina Pham to Sue Hospital

Ebola Survivor Nina Pham to Sue Hospital

A 26-year-old nurse said in a newspaper interview that a hospital where she had worked in Dallas and its parent... Watch »

Mar 2, 2015

"Biggest Loser" Winner Visits NBC 5

Addison's Toma Dobrosavljevic dishes on the show, the behind-the-scenes drama, relationships he's made and what's... Watch »

Feb 27, 2015
AstraZeneca Explains Why Swine Flu Vaccine Didn't Work

AstraZeneca Explains Why Swine Flu Vaccine Didn't Work

The makers of the nasal spray version of the flu vaccine say now they know why it has failed to protect young U.S.... Read »

Feb 26, 2015
WATCH: Body Bags Are Getting Bigger

WATCH: Body Bags Are Getting Bigger

With more than one third of U.S. adults overweight, coroners are having problems with standard body bags sizes being... Watch »

Feb 26, 2015
Lake County Warns of Possible Measles Exposure

Lake County Warns of Possible Measles Exposure

One day after public health officials announced a 15th person has been diagnosed with measles in Cook County, the... Watch »

Feb 26, 2015
Study Shows Link Between ADHD and Premature Death

Study Shows Link Between ADHD and Premature Death

People with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder are twice as likely to die earlier than those without the cond... Read »

Feb 25, 2015
It Keeps Food Creamy — But Can It Help Make You Fat?

It Keeps Food Creamy — But Can It Help Make You Fat?

New research suggests that a common ingredient in creamy processed foods — like ice cream and mayonnaise — might... Read »

Feb 25, 2015

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