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Pentagon Mistakenly Ships Live Anthrax Samples
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Pentagon Mistakenly Ships Live Anthrax Samples

The Pentagon says it inadvertently shipped live anthrax spores to as many as nine laboratories and is investigating how that happened. The labs were supposed to receive dead — or inactivated — anthrax samples for research use. Spokesman Col. Steve Warren says the Pentagon... Read »

May 27, 2015
Americans Are Getting Even Fatter, Survey Finds

Americans Are Getting Even Fatter, Survey Finds

A new survey shows Americans are getting even fatter, with nearly 28 percent of of people in the U.S. saying they're Read »

May 27, 2015
Deepak Chopra at Corporate Wellness Symposium

Deepak Chopra at Corporate Wellness Symposium

Deepak Chopra, the well-known alternative medicine practitioner, is launching the 2015 Corporate Wellness Symposium,... Read »

May 27, 2015
Bay Area Doctor Uses Ecstasy to Treat Patients

Bay Area Doctor Uses Ecstasy to Treat Patients

The Federal Drug Administration is allowing a team of Bay Area psychotherapists to experiment with ecstasy to treat... Watch »

May 27, 2015
Study Peeks Into Healthy Brains to Hunt Alzheimer's Culprit

Study Peeks Into Healthy Brains to Hunt Alzheimer's Culprit

Sticky plaque gets the most attention, but now healthy seniors at risk of Alzheimer's are letting scientists peek... Read »

May 26, 2015
SIDS Risk Greater at Higher Altitudes

SIDS Risk Greater at Higher Altitudes

Lofty living may make babies vulnerable to sudden infant death syndrome, according to a Colorado study that found... Watch »

May 26, 2015
Salmonella Linked to Raw Tuna Sickens Dozens

Salmonella Linked to Raw Tuna Sickens Dozens

A salmonella outbreak likely linked to raw tuna has sickened 53 people in nine states, health officials said... Read »

May 22, 2015
Alzheimer's Simulator Helps Caretakers Understand the Disease

Alzheimer's Simulator Helps Caretakers Understand the Disease

Alzheimer's can be difficult to understand for those who do not suffer from the disease. Watch »

May 21, 2015
Depression Raises Risk for Parkinson's, Study Says

Depression Raises Risk for Parkinson's, Study Says

People who suffer from depression were much more likely to develop Parkinson's disease later in their lives... Read »

May 20, 2015
Michelle Obama Packs a Punch With 5 Workout Tips

Michelle Obama Packs a Punch With 5 Workout Tips

Five years after launching her Let’s Move campaign to fight childhood obesity, First Lady Michelle Obama released a... Watch »

May 20, 2015
Michelle Obama Packs a Punch

Michelle Obama Packs a Punch

First Lady Michelle Obama tweeted a video of herself working out on Tuesday to help promote her #GimmeFive fitness... Watch »

May 20, 2015
New Diabetes Pump on the Market

New Diabetes Pump on the Market

Tandem Diabetes Care Inc., a medical device company in San Diego, announced that its t:flex Insulin Pump is on the... Read »

May 20, 2015
7 Ex-Nurses Indicted After Tight Bandage Leads to Amputation

7 Ex-Nurses Indicted After Tight Bandage Leads to Amputation

Seven former South Jersey nurses have been charged in the case of a woman who needed her hand amputated after a... Read »

May 20, 2015
San Diego No. 3 Fittest U.S. City

San Diego No. 3 Fittest U.S. City

America’s Finest City also happens to be one of the fittest, according to the American Fitness Index by the American... Read »

May 19, 2015
Youth Dance Classes Not Active Enough: Study

Youth Dance Classes Not Active Enough: Study

Dance classes may not be providing enough exercise for young girls and teens. Read »

May 18, 2015
Yeast Tweaked to Produce Morphine, Opiates

Yeast Tweaked to Produce Morphine, Opiates

A team of researchers has genetically modified simple brewer's yeast so it can produce opiates like morphine —... Read »

May 18, 2015
Calif. Senate Approves Bill to Vaccinate School Children

Calif. Senate Approves Bill to Vaccinate School Children

State senators have passed a controversial bill aimed at increasing California's school immunization rates. The bill Read »

May 14, 2015
Scripps, Sharp to Join Health Information Exchange

Scripps, Sharp to Join Health Information Exchange

Scripps Health and Sharp Healthcare are joining San Diego Health Connect, a substantial boost for the region’s... Read »

May 14, 2015
3 Times as Many Spend $100K-Plus on Prescriptions

3 Times as Many Spend $100K-Plus on Prescriptions

In 2014, more than half a million Americans each took $50,000 or more worth of prescription drugs and for the... Read »

May 13, 2015
Locals in Nepal Describe Chaos After New Quake

Locals in Nepal Describe Chaos After New Quake

Relief workers in Nepal helping victims of April’s devastating earthquake are ready to jump into action. Read »

May 12, 2015

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