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Louisiana Bill Could Force Abortion Clinic Closures

Louisiana Bill Could Force Abortion Clinic Closures

A bill that was passed by the Louisiana state legislature would place new restrictions on abortion providers and... Watch »

May 25, 2014
670,000 Under Boil Alert After E. Coli Contaminates Portland Tap Water

670,000 Under Boil Alert After E. Coli Contaminates Portland Tap Water

Health officials in Portland, Oregon have ordered 670,000 people to boil their water after E. Coli turned up in city... Read »

May 23, 2014
VA Scandal Gains Momentum, Shakes Democrats

VA Scandal Gains Momentum, Shakes Democrats

The scandal sweeping the U.S. Dept. of Veteran Affairs has been hard for President Obama to contain, with some... Read »

May 23, 2014
Widespread Food Recalls Affect Memorial Day Favorites

Widespread Food Recalls Affect Memorial Day Favorites

Memorial Day cookout plates might be a little light this year after a slew of food recalls in over a dozen... Read »

May 23, 2014
Recalled Beef May Have Been Sent to 10 States

Recalled Beef May Have Been Sent to 10 States

Federal food safety officials say ground beef recalled by a Detroit business may have been sent to stores in 10... Read »

May 23, 2014
LA Residents Show No Signs of MERS After Exposure: Officials

LA Residents Show No Signs of MERS After Exposure: Officials

At least 16 people in Los Angeles County who were exposed to MERS, or Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus... Read »

May 28, 2014
Polio Cripples Pakistan as Taliban Targets Health Workers

Polio Cripples Pakistan as Taliban Targets Health Workers

The battle to defeat polio in Pakistan is becoming more difficult due to the targeting of health workers by the... Watch »

May 22, 2014
Massive E. Coli Beef Recall Sparked By Rare Bug

Massive E. Coli Beef Recall Sparked By Rare Bug

Nearly 2 million pounds of ground beef have been recalled after meat was linked to at least 11 cases of E. coli, NBC... Read »

May 23, 2014
Samsung Launching Virtual Reality Headset: Report

Samsung Launching Virtual Reality Headset: Report

Samsung is set to announce the launch of a virtual reality headset later this year, putting it head-to-head with... Read »

May 22, 2014
Target, Trader Joe's Hummus Recalled Over Listeria Concerns

Target, Trader Joe's Hummus Recalled Over Listeria Concerns

Lansal, Inc. issued a voluntary recall Thursday of more than seven tons of hummus sold at Target and Trader Joe's... Read »

May 22, 2014
Obesity Caused by Too Many Temptations, Says Study

Obesity Caused by Too Many Temptations, Says Study

A new study suggests that the cause of rampant obesity in America is cheap, tempting food that is convenient to eat,... Read »

May 22, 2014
Illinois Man With MERS Tests Negative for Spreading Virus

Illinois Man With MERS Tests Negative for Spreading Virus

An Illinois resident who was diagnosed with MERS on Friday tested negative over the weekend for the ability to... Watch »

May 19, 2014
MERS Might Be More Contagious Than Thought

MERS Might Be More Contagious Than Thought

MERS has been passed from one person to another for the first time in the U.S., leading health officials to... Watch »

May 19, 2014
Illinois Resident Tests Positive for MERS

Illinois Resident Tests Positive for MERS

An Illinois resident who had contact with an Indiana MERS patient has tested positive for the virus, according to... Watch »

May 19, 2014
Loyola Performs Five Lung Transplants In One Day

Loyola Performs Five Lung Transplants In One Day

On any given day, five lung transplant surgeries are performed in hospitals across the country, but last week Loyola... Watch »

May 16, 2014
Airports Post MERS Warning Signs

Airports Post MERS Warning Signs

MERS health warning signs are popping up at airports across the country to alert travelers about the threat of... Watch »

May 15, 2014
Children as Young as 7 Working U.S. Tobacco Farms: Report

Children as Young as 7 Working U.S. Tobacco Farms: Report

Children as young as 7 are harvesting tobacco, sometimes under hazardous conditions, says a new report released... Read »

May 14, 2014
MERS No Global Emergency Yet: WHO

MERS No Global Emergency Yet: WHO

The deadly MERS virus, which arrived in the United States for the first time this month, is not yet a global health... Read »

May 14, 2014
Second Case of MERS Discovered in U.S.

Second Case of MERS Discovered in U.S.

A second case of the deadly respiratory illness known as MERS has been discovered in the United States, health... Watch »

May 13, 2014

"Best Mother's Day Present": Rare Twins Hold Hands After Birth

Two girls with a rare condition held hands Friday moments after being born, NBC News reported. Read »

May 12, 2014
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