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Painful Mosquito Infection Spreading Rapidly: CDC

Painful Mosquito Infection Spreading Rapidly: CDC

A painful, mosquito-borne infection is spreading rapidly in the Caribbean, with the number of cases nearly doubling... Read »

Jun 5, 2014
Interfaith House Heals Homeless Community

Interfaith House Heals Homeless Community

Interfaith House provides a healing environment for the homeless of Chicago. They have been Making A... Watch »

Jun 5, 2014
Stem Cells Treat Multiple Sclerosis in Mice

Stem Cells Treat Multiple Sclerosis in Mice

Human embryonic stem cells might help treat multiple sclerosis, according to a new study released Thursday. Read »

Jun 5, 2014
Ebola Cases on the Rise, Despite Government Claims

Ebola Cases on the Rise, Despite Government Claims

Cases of the deadly hemorrhagic fever Ebola are on the rise in Guinea and Sierra Leone, the World... Read »

Jun 5, 2014
Quinn Signs Law Requiring Students Learn CPR

Quinn Signs Law Requiring Students Learn CPR

HB3724 also requires students to get trained on automated external defibrillators. Read »

Jun 5, 2014
Camels Confirmed as a Direct Source of MERS

Camels Confirmed as a Direct Source of MERS

Researchers have found the first direct link between camels and the mysterious MERS virus, according to a new report... Read »

Jun 4, 2014
2 Million Have Obamacare

2 Million Have Obamacare "Discrepancies"

About 1 in 4 Obamacare enrollees have data discrepancies, or what officials have termed "inconsistencies,"... Read »

Jun 4, 2014
Panera Swears Off Artificial Ingredients

Panera Swears Off Artificial Ingredients

Panera says it will remove artificial colors, flavors, sweeteners and preservatives from its food by 2016,... Read »

Jun 3, 2014
Patient's Own Immune Cells Tackle Cervical Cancer

Patient's Own Immune Cells Tackle Cervical Cancer

At least two women with deadly cervical cancer are alive today, because of a new treatment which finds immune cells... Read »

Jun 2, 2014
NJ Baby Latest to Die in Recalled Nap Nanny Chair

NJ Baby Latest to Die in Recalled Nap Nanny Chair

An 8-month-old baby girl in New Jersey is the latest child to die in the recalled infant recliner known as the... Read »

Jun 2, 2014
New Pill Shows Longer Life for Leukemia Patients

New Pill Shows Longer Life for Leukemia Patients

A new once-a-day pill may help patients with an unusual form of leukemia live longer lives, doctors... Read »

May 31, 2014
Scientists Use Lasers to Regrow Teeth

Scientists Use Lasers to Regrow Teeth

Scientists have developed a new way to repair teeth that uses laser light to stimulate the body's stem cells... Read »

May 30, 2014
FDA Puts New Age Restrictions on Tanning Beds

FDA Puts New Age Restrictions on Tanning Beds

The FDA announced new restrictions on tanning beds Thursday in an effort to reduce rising rates of skin... Read »

May 29, 2014
Face of Heroin Is Young, White and Suburban, Study Finds

Face of Heroin Is Young, White and Suburban, Study Finds

There has been a dramatic shift in the demographics of heroin use in the U.S. with new users more likely to be white... Read »

May 28, 2014
Cynicism Could Lead to Dementia, New Study Finds

Cynicism Could Lead to Dementia, New Study Finds

Cynical people may be more likely to develop dementia later on in life, according to a new study conducted... Read »

May 28, 2014
Phoenix Vets Waited Average of 115 Days for Care: Report

Phoenix Vets Waited Average of 115 Days for Care: Report

A review of the VA health care facility in Phoenix, Arizona, identified at least 1,700 veterans who were... Read »

May 28, 2014
Minimally Invasive Weight Loss Surgery Developed at Mayo Clinic

Minimally Invasive Weight Loss Surgery Developed at Mayo Clinic

A new weight loss procedure developed at the Mayo Clinic constricts a patient's stomach without surgery and has led... Watch »

May 28, 2014
Officials Take Back Report of MERS Spread in U.S.

Officials Take Back Report of MERS Spread in U.S.

U.S. health officials on Wednesday said they were wrong in reporting that a mysterious Middle East virus... Read »

May 28, 2014
Chicago Ranks 15 in Annual List of Fittest Cities

Chicago Ranks 15 in Annual List of Fittest Cities

The metropolitan area ranked 15 in the annual American Fitness Index, identifying the healthiest and fittest... Read »

May 28, 2014
T-Shirt Company Keeps Disabled Veterans On The Move

T-Shirt Company Keeps Disabled Veterans On The Move

The Oscar Mike T-shirt company was founded by Noah Currier, a Marine veteran who was left paralyzed from the... Watch »

May 26, 2014
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