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Do You Need Carbs for Energy?

Do You Need Carbs for Energy?

Our bodies don't actually need carbohydrates to survive, but that doesn't mean we have to cut them out completely. Read »

May 2, 2015
Indiana Reaches Out to Truckers During HIV Outbreak

Indiana Reaches Out to Truckers During HIV Outbreak

New campaign enlisting posters, door decals, flyers and digital Wi-Fi messages at travel plazas also urges travelers... Read »

May 1, 2015
MDA Pulls Plug on Annual Telethon

MDA Pulls Plug on Annual Telethon

The telethon ran 21 and a half hours in 2010, Lewis' last year as host, and had dwindled to a two-hour show the last... Read »

May 1, 2015
Feds Probe Safety of Hospital Hand Cleaners

Feds Probe Safety of Hospital Hand Cleaners

Federal health officials say more information is needed to establish the safety and effectiveness of common hand... Read »

Apr 30, 2015
These Are America's Cities With the Worst Air Pollution

These Are America's Cities With the Worst Air Pollution

Air pollution is still a "pervasive public health threat" in the U.S. — and while many of the nation's most polluted... Read »

Apr 29, 2015
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

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