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Monday, May 7, 2018 at 09:17 AM CDT

US Abortion Clinics Face Surge of Trespassing, Blockades

US Abortion Clinics Face Surge of Trespassing, Blockades

America's abortion clinics experienced a major upsurge in trespassing, obstruction and blockades by anti-abortion activists in 2017, according to an annual survey by an industry group. The National Abortion...

Friday, May 4, 2018 at 12:55 PM CDT

Saturated Fat Should Be Less Than 10 Percent of Diet: WHO

Saturated Fat Should Be Less Than 10 Percent of Diet: WHO

The World Health Organization is taking on the battle of the bulge, saying that saturated fats shouldn't make up more than 10 percent of a person's diet. In its first draft guidelines on fat intake, the U.N....

Thursday, May 3, 2018 at 10:43 AM CDT

Hawaii Poised to Ban Sale of Some Sunscreens That Harm Coral

Hawaii Poised to Ban Sale of Some Sunscreens That Harm Coral

Many sunscreen makers could soon be forced to change their formulas or be banned from selling the lotions in Hawaii. State lawmakers passed a measure this week that would ban the sale of sunscreens containing...

Wednesday, May 2, 2018 at 03:59 PM CDT

1st Death Reported in Romaine Lettuce E. Coli Outbreak

1st Death Reported in Romaine Lettuce E. Coli Outbreak

The first death has been reported in a national food poisoning outbreak linked to romaine lettuce. The death was reported in California, but state and federal health officials did not immediately provide any...

Wednesday, May 2, 2018 at 08:02 AM CDT

Unusual Cases of Rare Eye Cancer Puzzle Doctors in 2 States

Unusual Cases of Rare Eye Cancer Puzzle Doctors in 2 States

A rare eye cancer has cropped up in dozens of people in two Southern states, mainly women in their 20s and 30s, NBC News reported. Doctors are puzzled by the ocular melanoma diagnoses in a group of graduates...

Wednesday, May 2, 2018 at 07:05 AM CDT

Liquid Nicotine Packets Resemble Juice Boxes, Candy

Liquid Nicotine Packets Resemble Juice Boxes, Candy

Liquid nicotine products that look like juice boxes, candies and other kids' snacks came under government scrutiny Tuesday, as health authorities warned they could pose a danger to children. The Food and...

Monday, May 7, 2018 at 04:49 AM CDT

US Wants 1 Million to Share DNA, Health Habits for Science

US Wants 1 Million to Share DNA, Health Habits for Science

Wanted: A million people willing to share their DNA and 10 years of health habits, big and small, for science. On Sunday, the U.S. government will open nationwide enrollment for an ambitious experiment: If they...

Sunday, Apr 29, 2018 at 12:28 PM CDT

Schools Fret as Teens Take to Vaping, Even in Classrooms

Schools Fret as Teens Take to Vaping, Even in Classrooms

Sneaking a cigarette in the school bathroom? How quaint. Today's teens have taken to vaping, an alternative to smoking that's so discreet they can do it without even leaving the classroom. Health and education...

Tuesday, May 1, 2018 at 08:51 AM CDT

Health Care New Front for Transgender Rights Under Trump

Health Care New Front for Transgender Rights Under Trump

Military service. Bathroom use. Job bias. And now, health care. The Trump administration is coming under fire for rewriting a federal rule that bars discrimination in health care based on "gender identity."...

Friday, Apr 27, 2018 at 04:29 PM CDT

E. Coli Outbreak Linked to Romaine Lettuce Has Spread to 22 States

E. Coli Outbreak Linked to Romaine Lettuce Has Spread to 22 States

The E. coli outbreak linked to Romaine lettuce grown in Arizona continues to expand, with the case total climbing to 98 across 22 states and 46 people requiring hospitalization, 10 of them for a type of acute...

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