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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
Hospital Device Spreads Deadly

Hospital Device Spreads Deadly "Superbug": FDA

A bacterial "superbug" linked to two deaths and several infections at Ronald Reagan-UCLA Medical Center was... Watch »

Feb 19, 2015
FDA Warning: Traces of Peanuts Found in Cumin

FDA Warning: Traces of Peanuts Found in Cumin

Hundreds of products are being pulled from store shelves after traces of peanut were found in cumin spice — a... Watch »

Feb 19, 2015
New Breast Cancer Treatment Extends Life Over a Year

New Breast Cancer Treatment Extends Life Over a Year

A new combination of three chemotherapy drugs helps extend life by a year and a half for patients with a specific... Read »

Feb 18, 2015
Drugmaker Resubmits Women's Sex Pill to FDA

Drugmaker Resubmits Women's Sex Pill to FDA

The makers of a twice-rejected pill designed to boost female libido are resubmitting their drug to federal health... Read »

Feb 17, 2015
Snag Affecting Health Law Sign-Ups Gets a Fix

Snag Affecting Health Law Sign-Ups Gets a Fix

A technical problem that had been interfering with sign-ups for government healthcare plans has been fixed... Read »

Feb 14, 2015
What to Know for the Obamacare Deadline

What to Know for the Obamacare Deadline

If you're not insured, there's still time to sign up for health coverage this year under Obamacare before the Feb. Read »

Feb 15, 2015
Study to Determine If Almonds Could Affect Heart Risk

Study to Determine If Almonds Could Affect Heart Risk

Almonds are the focus of a forthcoming study on heart disease by Berkeley's Cholesterol Research Center at the... Read »

Feb 13, 2015
Puerto Rico Debates Fining Parents of Obese Children

Puerto Rico Debates Fining Parents of Obese Children

Parents of obese children in Puerto Rico would be fined up to $800 if they fail to improve their child's health... Read »

Feb 13, 2015
Allergic to Milk? FDA Has a Valentine's Day Warning for You

Allergic to Milk? FDA Has a Valentine's Day Warning for You

Does your sweetheart have a milk allergy? You may want to hold off on a dark chocolate Valentine. Read »

Feb 12, 2015
Local Doc Advises Senate on Measles Outbreak

Local Doc Advises Senate on Measles Outbreak

Senate Health Committee meets to discuss ways to prevent major health outbreaks Watch »

Feb 10, 2015
Health Care Records Vulnerable to Criminals

Health Care Records Vulnerable to Criminals

Those seemingly harmless medical forms everyone fills out before seeing a doctor can lead to identity theft if they... Read »

Feb 9, 2015
UC System to Require Measles Shots

UC System to Require Measles Shots

University of California students will have to be vaccinated against measles and other diseases under new rules that... Read »

Feb 6, 2015
Q&A on Measles Outbreak

Q&A on Measles Outbreak

A Q & A on measles, try to answer some lingering questions about the most infectious disease known. Read »

Feb 5, 2015
NJ Baby Has Suspected Case of Measles: Officials

NJ Baby Has Suspected Case of Measles: Officials

The Jersey City Department of Health and the New Jersey Department of Health are investigating a suspected case... Watch »

Feb 6, 2015
People Rush to Vaccinate After Measles Outbreak

People Rush to Vaccinate After Measles Outbreak

A rush of people – many of whom once were opposed to vaccination – are flooding doctors’ offices and hospitals for... Watch »

Feb 5, 2015
Smartphone Attachment Tests for HIV in 15 Minutes

Smartphone Attachment Tests for HIV in 15 Minutes

A team at Columbia University has created a smartphone attachment that is capable of testing blood for HIV and... Read »

Feb 6, 2015
Stress in U.S. Proportional to Income: Study

Stress in U.S. Proportional to Income: Study

Money can’t buy you happiness, but the lack of it can buy you stress. A new survey released by the American... Read »

Feb 4, 2015
Coke Bets on

Coke Bets on "Premium Milk" to Boost Declining Category

Coke is coming out with premium milk that has more protein and less sugar than regular. And it's betting people will Read »

Feb 4, 2015
Popular Herbal Supplement Labels Lie: New York AG

Popular Herbal Supplement Labels Lie: New York AG

An ongoing investigation of popular herbal supplements subjected to DNA testing has found numerous store brand... Read »

Feb 3, 2015

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