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German Measles Eliminated From Americas: Officials

German Measles Eliminated From Americas: Officials

German measles has officially been eradicated from North and South America, the first region of the world to... Read »

Apr 29, 2015
Doctors Save 3 Babies With

Doctors Save 3 Babies With "4-D-Printed" Airway Splints

Three small children who were born with a rare and often deadly defect to their windpipes are now healthy and... Read »

Apr 29, 2015
State of the Air 2015: SoCal Breathing Dangerous Pollutants

State of the Air 2015: SoCal Breathing Dangerous Pollutants

Air pollution remains a "pervasive public health threat" in the U.S., with almost half of Americans —... Read »

Apr 29, 2015
Woman Says Doctor Left Sponge Inside Her

Woman Says Doctor Left Sponge Inside Her

The eleven-count suit claims negligence and loss of consortium, and seeks at least $1,650,000 in damages. Read »

Apr 28, 2015
Why We Snack: New Clues on What Makes Us Munch

Why We Snack: New Clues on What Makes Us Munch

What drives us to snack? Two separate teams of researchers are trying to figure that out, and they've found that our... Read »

Apr 28, 2015
Chipotle Phases Out GMOs

Chipotle Phases Out GMOs

Chipotle says it has completed phasing out genetically modified ingredients from its food. Watch »

Apr 27, 2015
Ice Cream Is Safe Despite Some Recalls: CDC

Ice Cream Is Safe Despite Some Recalls: CDC

Federal health officials say ice cream is still safe to eat — even amid recalls by two ice cream companies after the... Read »

Apr 25, 2015
Girl Battling Cancer Has Block Named in Her Honor

Girl Battling Cancer Has Block Named in Her Honor

Emily Beazley stopped her treatment for non-Hodgkins lymphoma earlier this week after doctors said it wasn't... Watch »

Apr 24, 2015
Ind. HIV Outbreak, Hepatitis C Epidemic Sparks CDC Alert

Ind. HIV Outbreak, Hepatitis C Epidemic Sparks CDC Alert

An Indiana county has experienced nearly daily increases in new HIV infections tied to intravenous drug use, and... Read »

Apr 24, 2015
Ice Cream Risks: What's Behind Massive Jeni's, Blue Bell Recalls?

Ice Cream Risks: What's Behind Massive Jeni's, Blue Bell Recalls?

Major recalls from two well-known ice cream companies due to the discovery of listeria bacteria raise questions... Read »

Apr 24, 2015
Chicago Ice Cream Shop Closes, Recalls Products

Chicago Ice Cream Shop Closes, Recalls Products

Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams has closed their North Side Chicago shop and recalled all of their products due to... Watch »

Apr 23, 2015
Ice Cream Company Recalls All Treats, Closes Shops

Ice Cream Company Recalls All Treats, Closes Shops

Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams is putting sales of its frozen treats on ice across the country due to a possible... Read »

Apr 23, 2015
Mom Pushes for Legalization of Marijuana Extract

Mom Pushes for Legalization of Marijuana Extract

Cannabidiol, commonly referred to as CBD, has shown promise in studies to help treat people who live with epilepsy. Watch »

Apr 21, 2015
Small Doses of Insulin May Prevent Diabetes in Kids

Small Doses of Insulin May Prevent Diabetes in Kids

Researchers found giving young children small doses of insulin may work to prevent type-1 diabetes. Read »

Apr 21, 2015
Another Study Shows Vaccines Don't Cause Autism

Another Study Shows Vaccines Don't Cause Autism

A new study takes a special look at high-risk children with older siblings diagnosed with autism to show that... Read »

Apr 21, 2015
Bird Flu Redux: Scourge Wiping Out Millions of Chickens

Bird Flu Redux: Scourge Wiping Out Millions of Chickens

Poultry producers and scientists have been hoping warmer weather would knock down a virulent strain of bird flu that... Read »

Apr 21, 2015
Blue Bell Ice Cream Now Linked to 10 Listeria Illnesses: CDC

Blue Bell Ice Cream Now Linked to 10 Listeria Illnesses: CDC

Federal regulators say they're now aware of 10 listeria illnesses linked to ice cream and other products made by... Watch »

Apr 21, 2015
Get Mammograms Every Other Year Once You're 50: Panel

Get Mammograms Every Other Year Once You're 50: Panel

Women should get a mammogram every two years starting at age 50 — and while routine screening brings little benefit... Read »

Apr 21, 2015
Whole Foods Market Recalls Macadamia Nuts

Whole Foods Market Recalls Macadamia Nuts

Whole Foods Market is recalling packaged raw macadamia nuts due to possible Salmonella contamination. Read »

Apr 20, 2015
Pill-Taking Can Be Less Yucky for Kids: Study

Pill-Taking Can Be Less Yucky for Kids: Study

Many sick kids can't or won't swallow pills — and that can make them sicker. But there may be some pretty simple... Read »

Apr 20, 2015

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