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Thursday, Oct 31, 2019 at 03:46 PM CDT

US Vaping Illnesses Rise to 1,888 With Pace Picking Up Again

US Vaping Illnesses Rise to 1,888 With Pace Picking Up Again

The number of U.S. vaping illnesses has jumped again, reaching more than 1,800 cases. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said 1,888 confirmed and probable cases have been reported in 49 states....

Thursday, Oct 31, 2019 at 02:24 PM CDT

Hearing Concludes in Missouri Abortion Clinic Licensing Case

Hearing Concludes in Missouri Abortion Clinic Licensing Case

An administrative hearing to decide whether Missouri can revoke the license for the state's only abortion clinic concluded Thursday with emotional testimony from a clinic official. The hearing in St. Louis...

Thursday, Oct 31, 2019 at 01:36 PM CDT

See Where Fast Food Chains Rank on Antibiotic Use in Beef

See Where Fast Food Chains Rank on Antibiotic Use in Beef

Consumer groups give many of the top restaurant chains in the United States failing grades for their policies regarding antibiotics used in their beef supply for burgers and other beef dishes, NBC News...

Thursday, Oct 31, 2019 at 01:21 PM CDT

Measles Saps Kids' Ability to Fight Other Germs

Measles Saps Kids' Ability to Fight Other Germs

Measles has a stealth side effect: New research shows it erases much of the immune system's memory of how to fight other germs, so children recover only to be left more vulnerable to bugs like flu or strep. Sc...

Saturday, Nov 2, 2019 at 01:43 PM CDT

How Daylight Saving Time Affects Health

How Daylight Saving Time Affects Health

Here's what science has to say about a twice-yearly ritual affecting nearly 2 billion people worldwide.

Wednesday, Oct 30, 2019 at 08:15 PM CDT

FDA Approves Cheaper Meds for Dogs With Separation Anxiety

FDA Approves Cheaper Meds for Dogs With Separation Anxiety

Owners of anxious dogs will soon have a generic option for calming pets with separation anxiety, NBC News reported. On Wednesday, the Food and Drug Administration announced the approval of clomipramine...

Wednesday, Oct 30, 2019 at 12:47 PM CDT

Former Juul Executive Sues Over Retaliation, Claims Company Knowingly Sold Tainted Nicotine Pods

Former Juul Executive Sues Over Retaliation, Claims Company Knowingly Sold Tainted Nicotine Pods

When e-cigarette market leader Juul removed its popular sweet flavors such as mango and creme from stores last year, co-founder Adam Bowen said publicly the company was willing to take a cut in sales to “do the...

Tuesday, Oct 29, 2019 at 06:37 PM CDT

Missouri Agency Tracked Planned Parenthood Patients' Periods

Missouri Agency Tracked Planned Parenthood Patients' Periods

Missouri's health department director on Tuesday said he tracked the menstrual cycles of Planned Parenthood patients as part of an effort to identify what the agency says were "failed abortions" at a St....

Tuesday, Oct 29, 2019 at 03:36 PM CDT

Woman's Awake Brain Surgery Livestreamed on Facebook

Woman's Awake Brain Surgery Livestreamed on Facebook

It was a series of everyday words the patient spoke — butterfly, hello, turtle, 20, banana — that told surgeons and 2,000 onlookers, they were in the right spot. On Tuesday morning, the staff at Methodist...

Tuesday, Oct 29, 2019 at 10:20 AM CDT

Anti-Anxiety Med Recalled for Possible 'Foreign Substance'

Anti-Anxiety Med Recalled for Possible 'Foreign Substance'

Mylan Pharmaceuticals issued a nationwide voluntary recall of one lot of Alprazolam — the generic name for prescription anti-anxiety drug Xanax — tablets due to the potential presence of a foreign substance, the...

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