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Wednesday, Sep 28, 2016 at 04:04 AM PDT

Baby Born With DNA From 3 People, in Medical First

Baby Born With DNA From 3 People, in Medical First

Scientists say the first baby has been born from a controversial new technique that combines DNA from three people - the mother, the father and an egg donor. The goal was to prevent the child from inheriting a...

Tuesday, Sep 27, 2016 at 12:16 PM PDT

Plastic Bits Prompt Tyson Chicken Nugget Recall

Plastic Bits Prompt Tyson Chicken Nugget Recall

Consumers complaining of finding bits of plastic in some packages of Tyson chicken nuggets led Tyson Foods to recall over 100,000 pounds of the product, the USDA's food safety division announced Tuesday....

Monday, Sep 26, 2016 at 02:24 PM PDT
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By Becky Stickney

How Hot a Car Can Get for Pets, Children in Images

The Rancho Coastal Humane Society shared these images showing just how quickly...View gallery

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Tuesday, Sep 27, 2016 at 11:31 AM PDT

Upside to Morning Sickness: Fewer Miscarriages, Stillbirths

Upside to Morning Sickness: Fewer Miscarriages, Stillbirths

It's dreaded by moms-to-be but morning sickness is actually a good sign — for the baby, a government study shows, confirming common pregnancy lore and less rigorous research. Women with nausea early in...

Monday, Sep 26, 2016 at 07:33 AM PDT

Pfizer Decides Not to Break Up Business

Pfizer Decides Not to Break Up Business

Pfizer will not split into two publicly traded companies, a decision that, at least for now, ends Wall Street speculation over the drugmaker's future. The company said Monday it believes it is best positioned...

Friday, Sep 23, 2016 at 03:45 PM PDT

A Rare Bipartisan Agreement Reached, Briefly, on Abortion

A Rare Bipartisan Agreement Reached, Briefly, on Abortion

Abortion rights advocates and opponents in Congress reached a rare bipartisan consensus at a Friday hearing: Both sides agreed on the effectiveness of a ban on federal abortion funding. Known as the Hyde...

Friday, Sep 23, 2016 at 12:34 PM PDT

Garden May Be 'Game Changer' For Vets with PTSD

Garden May Be 'Game Changer' For Vets with PTSD

The U.S. Navy and Walter Reed National Military Medical Center hope a newly created healing garden will soothe the bodies and minds of wounded warriors.

Friday, Sep 23, 2016 at 08:10 AM PDT

Xencor Expanding L.A. County Operations Into San Diego

Xencor Expanding L.A. County Operations Into San Diego

L.A. County-based Xencor Inc. is expanding its operations into San Diego, the company announced Thursday.

Friday, Sep 23, 2016 at 08:40 AM PDT

SoCal Student Diagnosed With Leprosy

SoCal Student Diagnosed With Leprosy

A case of leprosy, extremely rare in the United States, has been diagnosed in a Southern California elementary school student.

Friday, Sep 23, 2016 at 02:32 AM PDT

35 US States Sue British Drugmaker Over Marketing of Opioid

35 US States Sue British Drugmaker Over Marketing of Opioid

Thirty-five states and the District of Columbia filed an antitrust lawsuit Thursday alleging that British drugmaker Indivior tried to keep cheaper, generic versions of Suboxone off the market, California's...

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