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Indiana HIV Outbreak Has Now Infected 130 People

Indiana HIV Outbreak Has Now Infected 130 People

An HIV outbreak in southeastern Indiana that is related to abuse of intravenous prescription drugs, has now reached 130 cases as of Friday, up from 106 a week ago, Reuters reported. Read »

Apr 17, 2015
Disneyland-Linked Measles Outbreak Has Ended: Official

Disneyland-Linked Measles Outbreak Has Ended: Official

The California measles outbreak that started in Disneyland four months ago is over, a state health official... Read »

Apr 17, 2015
Mass. Court Upholds $63M Verdict in Children's Motrin Case

Mass. Court Upholds $63M Verdict in Children's Motrin Case

A Superior Court jury ruled in 2013 that Johnson & Johnson failed to provide sufficient warnings about the... Read »

Apr 17, 2015
Group of Doctors Wants Dr. Oz Fired From Columbia

Group of Doctors Wants Dr. Oz Fired From Columbia

Columbia University has not removed TV celebrity doctor Mehmet Oz from his faculty position as a group of top... Read »

Apr 17, 2015
U.S. Moms Typically Space Pregnancies 2½ Years Apart: Study

U.S. Moms Typically Space Pregnancies 2½ Years Apart: Study

For U.S. moms, the typical time between pregnancies is about 2½ years but nearly a third of women space their... Read »

Apr 16, 2015

"Entopreneurs" Feed Growing Appetite for Edible Insects

They hop. They crawl. They squirm. And they could be coming to a dinner plate near you. Watch »

Apr 15, 2015
Military Kids May Be Missing Vaccines: Study

Military Kids May Be Missing Vaccines: Study

A new study suggests children of American military families may be missing out on important childhood vaccines, NBC... Read »

Apr 13, 2015
Everything You Need to Know About Listeria

Everything You Need to Know About Listeria

Large food recalls have forced consumers to throw away hummus and ice cream that may be contaminated with the same... Read »

Apr 11, 2015
Conn., Northeast States May See Cases of Deadly Tick-Borne Virus

Conn., Northeast States May See Cases of Deadly Tick-Borne Virus

A rare but potentially deadly virus has made its way to Connecticut and could soon be transferred from ticks to... Read »

Apr 15, 2015
Smokeless Tobacco Company Wants FDA to Drop Warning Labels

Smokeless Tobacco Company Wants FDA to Drop Warning Labels

Smokeless tobacco company, Swedish Match, is seeking Food and Drug Administration permission to remove or revise... Read »

Apr 10, 2015
Record West Nile Deaths Due to Drought?

Record West Nile Deaths Due to Drought?

California saw a record number of deaths from West Nile virus last year, and health officials say the state's... Read »

Apr 9, 2015
Blue Bell Expands Recall of Okla. Plant Products

Blue Bell Expands Recall of Okla. Plant Products

Blue Bell Creameries is expanding its recall to include banana pudding-flavored ice cream made at the company's... Watch »

Apr 8, 2015
Jenny Craig Named One of Best Longterm Diets: Study

Jenny Craig Named One of Best Longterm Diets: Study

Carlsbad-based Jenny Craig is one of the top weight loss programs for dieters to shed fat and keep it off, according... Read »

Apr 7, 2015
False-Positive Mammograms Costing U.S. $4B: Study

False-Positive Mammograms Costing U.S. $4B: Study

New research suggests that false-positive mammograms, which indicate a woman has breast cancer even though she... Read »

Apr 7, 2015
Breast Milk Bought Online May Be Diluted With Cow's Milk

Breast Milk Bought Online May Be Diluted With Cow's Milk

In the growing online market for breast milk, more than one in 10 tested samples contained cow's milk, researchers... Read »

Apr 6, 2015
Young Bride Killed by Brain-Eating Amoeba

Young Bride Killed by Brain-Eating Amoeba

Twenty-year-old Koral Reef's life was just beginning. She said yes to the dress and married her high school... Watch »

Apr 6, 2015
Blue Bell Suspends Operations at Oklahoma Plant

Blue Bell Suspends Operations at Oklahoma Plant

Blue Bell Creameries has voluntarily suspended operations at an Oklahoma plant that officials had previously... Watch »

Apr 4, 2015
Cigarette Smoke Makes MRSA More Aggressive: Study

Cigarette Smoke Makes MRSA More Aggressive: Study

Cigarette smoke has long been known to have harmful health effects and new research shows it also makes superbugs... Read »

Apr 3, 2015

"The Baby's Coming Now!" Woman Gives Birth in LA Courthouse

A woman who stopped inside a downtown Los Angeles courthouse to pay a bill left with a little bit more than a... Watch »

Apr 3, 2015
14 Attorneys General Urge Congress to Investigate Herbal Supplement Industry

14 Attorneys General Urge Congress to Investigate Herbal Supplement...

Fourteen attorneys general asked Congress to launch an investigation of the herbal supplements industry and to... Read »

Apr 2, 2015

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