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Sunday, Aug 26, 2018 at 10:13 AM CDT

Weight-Loss Drug Seems Safe for Heart, Study Finds

Weight-Loss Drug Seems Safe for Heart, Study Finds

For the first time, a drug has been shown to help people lose weight and keep it off for several years without raising their risk for heart problems — a safety milestone that may encourage wider use to help curb...

Friday, Aug 24, 2018 at 02:13 PM CDT

Have Food Poisoning? Here's When to See a Doctor

Have Food Poisoning? Here's When to See a Doctor

If you eat contaminated food, symptoms may not show up for hours or days. Here's when you should go see a doctor.

Friday, Aug 24, 2018 at 10:19 AM CDT

No Amount of Alcohol Is Safe, Health Experts Warn

No Amount of Alcohol Is Safe, Health Experts Warn

So much for a glass of wine a day for your health's sake — all alcohol consumption is bad for you, according to a damning report. The global study, which claims to be the most comprehensive of its kind, pours...

Friday, Aug 24, 2018 at 09:33 AM CDT

23andMe Will No Longer Let App Developers Read Your DNA Data

23andMe Will No Longer Let App Developers Read Your DNA Data

23andMe, which provides DNA testing kits for consumers, is telling outside app developers that they'll no longer have access to the company's raw genomic data. Developers of health apps, weight loss services...

Friday, Aug 24, 2018 at 07:32 AM CDT

Fertility Doctor Who Used Own Sperm Surrenders License

Fertility Doctor Who Used Own Sperm Surrenders License

A retired Indianapolis fertility doctor who lied about using his own sperm to impregnate possibly dozens of women surrendered his medical license Thursday to a state board that also barred him from ever seeking...

Friday, Aug 24, 2018 at 08:30 AM CDT

Friday Night Lights Start to Dim on High School Football

Friday Night Lights Start to Dim on High School Football

Fewer high school students are joining football teams, even though more students are playing high school sports on the whole, NBC News reported. Participation in football has declined 7 percent since the...

Thursday, Aug 23, 2018 at 04:54 PM CDT

Russians Pushed Divisive Content Over Vaccines: Researchers

Russians Pushed Divisive Content Over Vaccines: Researchers

Russian trolls weren’t just trying to cause division in U.S. politics. A new study shows they were also trying to sow discord in one of the country's most heated debates around public health: vaccinations. NBC...

Thursday, Aug 23, 2018 at 12:34 PM CDT

Pot Vs. Pills for Pain Relief

Pot Vs. Pills for Pain Relief

Medical marijuana could be the answer to overcoming the nation's opioid epidemic, but so far the only evidence cannabis can relieve pain comes from patients. That's because the federal government considers...

Thursday, Aug 23, 2018 at 02:48 PM CDT

32 Children's Medicines Recalled Over Contamination Concerns

32 Children's Medicines Recalled Over Contamination Concerns

King Bio is recalling 32 children's medicines due to a possible microbial contamination. The North Carolina-based company, which makes homeopathic drugs, announced Wednesday that a small percentage of its...

Wednesday, Aug 22, 2018 at 06:01 AM CDT

FDA Extends EpiPen Expiration to Cover Shortages

FDA Extends EpiPen Expiration to Cover Shortages

The Food and Drug Administration said Tuesday that people can use some expired EpiPens for a few months longer to help cover spot shortages that have put some parents into a panic at the beginning of a new...

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