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WATCH: Obama, Biden Work Out Together

WATCH: Obama, Biden Work Out Together

Who needs sneakers or a gym to get a little exercise? President Barack Obama or Vice President Joe Biden showed in a... Read »

Feb 28, 2014
Older Dads' Kids at Higher Risk For Psych Woes

Older Dads' Kids at Higher Risk For Psych Woes

Older fathers may face higher risks than previously thought for having children with psychiatric problems, including... Watch »

Feb 27, 2014
Women With Cancer Gene Should Have Ovaries Out: Study

Women With Cancer Gene Should Have Ovaries Out: Study

For women who carry a notorious cancer gene, surgery to remove healthy ovaries is one of the most protective... Watch »

Feb 24, 2014
Polio-Like Illness Among Children a Mystery in California

Polio-Like Illness Among Children a Mystery in California

A 4-year-old Berkeley girl is among an alarming number of California children who have experienced... Watch »

Feb 25, 2014
Rash Outbreaks Halt Fitbit Wristband Sales

Rash Outbreaks Halt Fitbit Wristband Sales

Wearable technology maker Fitbit Inc. has stopped sales of its $130 Force wristband and is recalling it after... Read »

Feb 22, 2014
FDA to Overhaul Over-the-Counter Drug Rules

FDA to Overhaul Over-the-Counter Drug Rules

The Food and Drug Administration is looking to revamp its system for regulating hundreds of over-the-counter drugs... Read »

Feb 21, 2014
Illinois Senate Eyes Tax on Sugary Drinks

Illinois Senate Eyes Tax on Sugary Drinks

The legislation, sponsored by Chicago Democratic Sen. Mattie Hunter, would impose a penny-per-ounce surcharge... Read »

Feb 19, 2014
Illinois AG Unveils Petcoke Legislation

Illinois AG Unveils Petcoke Legislation

The grainy black substance is a byproduct of oil refining. Residents on Chicago's Southeast Side have... Read »

Feb 19, 2014
U.S. Doctors Compete to Go to Olympics

U.S. Doctors Compete to Go to Olympics

The Olympics are all about the athletes, but there is an immense support staff as well, including hundreds... Read »

Feb 19, 2014
Nutriom Recalls Dried Egg Products

Nutriom Recalls Dried Egg Products

A Washington state company is recalling more than 100 tons of dried egg products over concerns about... Read »

Feb 16, 2014
Water Service Restored to City After Sewage Problem

Water Service Restored to City After Sewage Problem

City crews shut shut off the water on Thursday afternoon because of what authorities said was a... Read »

Feb 14, 2014
Quigley, Schakowsky Want New Look at Pot Policy

Quigley, Schakowsky Want New Look at Pot Policy

Illinois lawmakers Mike Quigley and Jan Schakowsky are among 18 U.S. Representatives who have sent a letter... Read »

Feb 13, 2014
Chick-Fil-A to Serve Chicken Without Antibiotics

Chick-Fil-A to Serve Chicken Without Antibiotics

Chick-fil-A said Tuesday it plans to serve only chicken raised without antibiotics within the next five Read »

Feb 12, 2014
Controversial Study Casts Doubts on Value of Mammograms

Controversial Study Casts Doubts on Value of Mammograms

A new Canadian study that suggests mammograms don't lower the risk of dying of breast cancer even as they find many... Read »

Feb 12, 2014
Rice Recalled After Skin Reactions in Children

Rice Recalled After Skin Reactions in Children

FDA said it found an excess of niacin, also known as vitamin B3, in Uncle Ben's rice linked to similar reactions in... Read »

Feb 11, 2014
Doctors' Group Issues 1st Guidelines to Prevent Strokes in Women

Doctors' Group Issues 1st Guidelines to Prevent Strokes in Women

The American Heart Association has issued its first guidelines for preventing strokes in women, whose risks... Read »

Feb 6, 2014
FDA Issues New Rules on Baby Formula Safety

FDA Issues New Rules on Baby Formula Safety

New federal rules announced Thursday will crack down on the safety of infant formula in the United States and ensure... Read »

Feb 6, 2014
Vitamin C May Help Cancer Treatment: Study

Vitamin C May Help Cancer Treatment: Study

Could vitamin C help fight tumor cells? That's what a new study suggests, renewing a long-controversial theory. Read »

Feb 5, 2014
Obamacare Could Lead to 2.5 Million Jobs Lost: Report

Obamacare Could Lead to 2.5 Million Jobs Lost: Report

The Affordable Care Act could lead to the eventual loss of 2.5 million full-time jobs, a new report out Tuesday from... Read »

Feb 4, 2014
Too Much Sugar Could Cause Deadly Heart Problems

Too Much Sugar Could Cause Deadly Heart Problems

Could too much sugar be deadly? The biggest U.S. study of its kind suggests the answer is yes, at least when... Read »

Feb 3, 2014
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