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Common Vaccine Boosts Cancer Treatment: Study

Common Vaccine Boosts Cancer Treatment: Study

A new study has shown that an ordinary tetanus vaccine can greatly lengthen the lives of people with deadly brain... Read »

Mar 11, 2015
Could New

Could New "Fat-Melting" Injection End Double Chins?

A new "fat-melting" drug designed to get rid of double chins moved one step closer to market this week... Read »

Mar 11, 2015
Maker of Children's Tylenol Pleads Guilty Over Recall

Maker of Children's Tylenol Pleads Guilty Over Recall

A subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson pleaded guilty Tuesday to a federal criminal charge that it sold over-the-counter... Read »

Mar 11, 2015
Facebook Removes

Facebook Removes "Feeling Fat" Emoji in Response to Petition

Facebook has removed a 'feeling fat' emoji after a successful online petition declared that "fat is not a... Read »

Mar 10, 2015
Blood Test May Spot Autism in Infants: Study

Blood Test May Spot Autism in Infants: Study

Because the causes of autism spectrum disorder can vary, it can be difficult to conclusively diagnose a child before... Watch »

Mar 12, 2015
Burger King Drops Soft Drinks From Kids' Meals

Burger King Drops Soft Drinks From Kids' Meals

Burger King is no longer promoting soft drinks on its kids' meal menus. "We have removed fountain drinks from... Read »

Mar 10, 2015
Dunkin' Drops Food-Coloring Additive

Dunkin' Drops Food-Coloring Additive

Dunkin’ Donuts is removing a food-coloring ingredient from their powdered sugar goods, the brand announced... Read »

Mar 6, 2015

"Wake-Up Call": Study Reveals Magnitude of Memory Loss

A new study from the federal CDC shows that about 4 million American households include at least one adult with... Read »

Mar 5, 2015
Extra Oxygen Could Help Fight Cancer, Study Suggests

Extra Oxygen Could Help Fight Cancer, Study Suggests

A provocative study in mice suggests something as simple as breathing in extra oxygen might give immune cells a... Read »

Mar 5, 2015
McDonald's to Use Chicken Without Certain Antibiotics

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... Read »

Mar 4, 2015
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 »

Mar 4, 2015
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 »

Mar 4, 2015
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

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