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Monday, May 22, 2017 at 05:20 PM CDT

Kids Under 1 Shouldn't Drink Fruit Juice: Pediatrician Org.

Kids Under 1 Shouldn't Drink Fruit Juice: Pediatrician Org.

Fruit juice, long recommended as a source of vitamin C for children, has no nutritional value for kids under one year old and isn't as good as fresh fruit for other kids, according to a leading pediatrician...

Friday, May 19, 2017 at 10:26 PM CDT

Diarrhea-Causing Parasite on Rise in US Swimming Pools: CDC

Diarrhea-Causing Parasite on Rise in US Swimming Pools: CDC

Last year saw more than twice as many outbreaks of the parasitic infection known as "Crypto," which is linked to swimming pools and water parks, than were seen two years before that, according to the Centers for...

Thursday, May 18, 2017 at 06:32 PM CDT

States Make Move in Fight Over Health Care Reform

States Make Move in Fight Over Health Care Reform

Democratic attorneys general in more than a dozen states announced Thursday they would attempt to intervene in a federal lawsuit that threatens to undercut funding for the Affordable Care Act. The legal move is...

Friday, May 19, 2017 at 07:17 AM CDT

Consumer Reports Ranks Top Sunscreens of 2017

Consumer Reports Ranks Top Sunscreens of 2017

If you think all sunscreens are created equal, think again. Consumer Reports has released its annual list of top sunscreens as well as a warning about the SPF number on some bottles: If you put too much...

Thursday, May 18, 2017 at 01:26 PM CDT

McDonald's Says It Removed Artificial Flavor From Soft Serve

McDonald's Says It Removed Artificial Flavor From Soft Serve

McDonald's says it removed artificial flavor from its vanilla soft-serve dessert.

Wednesday, May 17, 2017 at 09:54 PM CDT

Vaccine May Cut HPV Infections, an Oral Cancer Risk, in Men

Vaccine May Cut HPV Infections, an Oral Cancer Risk, in Men

The HPV vaccine that helps prevent cervical cancer in women also might lower the risk in young men of oral infections that can cause mouth and throat cancers, a new study finds. These cancers are rising...

Wednesday, May 17, 2017 at 02:10 PM CDT

Common Lead Test May Be Wrong, FDA and CDC Say

Common Lead Test May Be Wrong, FDA and CDC Say

As NBC News reports, many children and pregnant women may need to get new lead tests because one of the most common lab tests may have given falsely low readings, the Food and Drug Administration said Wednesday...

Tuesday, May 16, 2017 at 08:18 AM CDT

Bullying Persists in School, Reports of Sex Crime Up: Study

Bullying Persists in School, Reports of Sex Crime Up: Study

One in every 5 middle and high school students has complained of being bullied at school and the number of reports of sexual assault on college campuses has more than tripled over the past decade, according to a...

Tuesday, May 16, 2017 at 05:13 AM CDT

Efforts to Reduce US Uninsured Stalled in 2016: CDC

Efforts to Reduce US Uninsured Stalled in 2016: CDC

After five consecutive years of coverage gains, progress toward reducing the number of uninsured Americans stalled in 2016, according to a government report that underscores the stakes as Republicans try to roll...

Monday, May 15, 2017 at 08:23 PM CDT

Senate Moderates Hold Bipartisan Health Care Talks

Senate Moderates Hold Bipartisan Health Care Talks

Moderate senators from both parties met Monday to explore whether they can work on bipartisan legislation overhauling the nation's health care system. The evening session came as Republican senators have begun...

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