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McDonald's to Use Chicken Without Certain Antibiotics
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McDonald's to Use Chicken Without Certain Antibiotics

McDonald's says it plans to start using chicken raised without antibiotics important to human medicine and milk from cows that are not treated with the artificial growth hormone rbST. The company, based in Oak Brook, Illinois, says the chicken change will take place within... Read »

29 minutes ago
Thousands of Bassinets, Cradles Recalled Due to Suffocation Risk

Thousands of Bassinets, Cradles Recalled Due to Suffocation Risk

Fall and suffocation hazards prompted the recall of thousands of two-in-one bassinets. Watch »

28 minutes ago
Plague-Carrying Flea Found on NYC Rats: Study

Plague-Carrying Flea Found on NYC Rats: Study

The type of flea that spread the bubonic plague across Europe in the 1300s, killing millions of people, lives in... Read »

3 hours ago
Doctors Use New 3-D Tech to Prepare for Brain Surgery

Doctors Use New 3-D Tech to Prepare for Brain Surgery

A breakthrough technology called Surgical Theater is allowing brain surgeons at UCLA’s Neurosurgery Center, for the... Read »

Mar 3, 2015
Dallas Nurse Who Survived Ebola Sues Hospital

Dallas Nurse Who Survived Ebola Sues Hospital

A 26-year-old nurse who contracted Ebola while caring for the first person in the U.S. Watch »

Mar 2, 2015
Parents Pressuring Doctors to Delay Vaccines: Survey

Parents Pressuring Doctors to Delay Vaccines: Survey

Parents are asking doctors to delay vaccines for young children, making their kids and others vulnerable to... Read »

Mar 2, 2015
New App Lets Patients Receive Diagnosis Through Phone

New App Lets Patients Receive Diagnosis Through Phone

Patients can video call with a licensed doctor in their area with a few quick taps of their fingers. Watch »

Mar 1, 2015
Ebola Survivor Nina Pham to Sue Hospital

Ebola Survivor Nina Pham to Sue Hospital

A 26-year-old nurse said in a newspaper interview that a hospital where she had worked in Dallas and its parent... Watch »

Mar 2, 2015
Scripps Unveils New State-of-the-Art Heart Center

Scripps Unveils New State-of-the-Art Heart Center

Heart disease is the second leading cause of death in the county, and Scripps Health has unveiled its new... Watch »

Feb 27, 2015
AstraZeneca Explains Why Swine Flu Vaccine Didn't Work

AstraZeneca Explains Why Swine Flu Vaccine Didn't Work

The makers of the nasal spray version of the flu vaccine say now they know why it has failed to protect young U.S. Read »

Feb 26, 2015
WATCH: Body Bags Are Getting Bigger

WATCH: Body Bags Are Getting Bigger

With more than one third of U.S. adults overweight, coroners are having problems with standard body bags sizes being... Watch »

Feb 26, 2015
Study Shows Link Between ADHD and Premature Death

Study Shows Link Between ADHD and Premature Death

People with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder are twice as likely to die earlier than those without the... Read »

Feb 25, 2015
It Keeps Food Creamy — But Can It Help Make You Fat?

It Keeps Food Creamy — But Can It Help Make You Fat?

New research suggests that a common ingredient in creamy processed foods — like ice cream and mayonnaise — might... Read »

Feb 25, 2015
Hand Washing Dishes May Prevent Allergies: Study

Hand Washing Dishes May Prevent Allergies: Study

Washing dishes might be the best chore for a kid. Doing dishes by hand instead of using a dishwasher might prevent... Read »

Feb 25, 2015
UCSD Study Finds Root Cause of Type 2 Diabetes

UCSD Study Finds Root Cause of Type 2 Diabetes

The study found a link between inflammation due to obesity and insulin resistance. Read »

Feb 24, 2015
Study Links Peanut Exposure to Allergy

Study Links Peanut Exposure to Allergy

A new study argues that the key to preventing peanut allergies in children may lie in early and regular exposure to... Watch »

Feb 24, 2015
UCLA Health System President to Step Down

UCLA Health System President to Step Down

The president of UCLA's health system will step down May 1 to take on a similar position in Pennsylvania, the... Read »

Feb 23, 2015

"Superbug" Patient to Sue Maker of Device: Lawyer

An 18-year-old student now hospitalized with a "superbug" infection at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center... Read »

Feb 21, 2015
New Sterilization Rules Combat

New Sterilization Rules Combat "Superbug" Infections: Doctors

New procedures for cleaning a medical device used in some exams will prevent the "superbug" from spreading to anyone... Watch »

Feb 20, 2015
Killer Virus Discovered in Kansas

Killer Virus Discovered in Kansas

Scientists have stumbled upon a never-before-seen virus that apparently killed a man in Kansas last year, NBC News... Read »

Feb 20, 2015

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