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Smokeless Tobacco Company Wants FDA to Drop Warning Labels

Smokeless Tobacco Company Wants FDA to Drop Warning Labels

Smokeless tobacco company, Swedish Match, is seeking Food and Drug Administration permission to remove or revise... Read »

Apr 10, 2015
Record West Nile Deaths Due to Drought?

Record West Nile Deaths Due to Drought?

California saw a record number of deaths from West Nile virus last year, and health officials say the state's... Read »

Apr 9, 2015
Blue Bell Expands Recall of Okla. Plant Products

Blue Bell Expands Recall of Okla. Plant Products

Blue Bell Creameries is expanding its recall to include banana pudding-flavored ice cream made at the company's... Watch »

Apr 8, 2015
Jenny Craig Named One of Best Longterm Diets: Study

Jenny Craig Named One of Best Longterm Diets: Study

Carlsbad-based Jenny Craig is one of the top weight loss programs for dieters to shed fat and keep it off, according... Read »

Apr 7, 2015
False-Positive Mammograms Costing U.S. $4B: Study

False-Positive Mammograms Costing U.S. $4B: Study

New research suggests that false-positive mammograms, which indicate a woman has breast cancer even though she... Read »

Apr 7, 2015
Breast Milk Bought Online May Be Diluted With Cow's Milk

Breast Milk Bought Online May Be Diluted With Cow's Milk

In the growing online market for breast milk, more than one in 10 tested samples contained cow's milk, researchers... Read »

Apr 6, 2015
Young Bride Killed by Brain-Eating Amoeba

Young Bride Killed by Brain-Eating Amoeba

Twenty-year-old Koral Reef's life was just beginning. She said yes to the dress and married her high school... Watch »

Apr 6, 2015
Blue Bell Suspends Operations at Oklahoma Plant

Blue Bell Suspends Operations at Oklahoma Plant

Blue Bell Creameries has voluntarily suspended operations at an Oklahoma plant that officials had previously... Watch »

Apr 4, 2015
Cigarette Smoke Makes MRSA More Aggressive: Study

Cigarette Smoke Makes MRSA More Aggressive: Study

Cigarette smoke has long been known to have harmful health effects and new research shows it also makes superbugs... Read »

Apr 3, 2015

"The Baby's Coming Now!" Woman Gives Birth in LA Courthouse

A woman who stopped inside a downtown Los Angeles courthouse to pay a bill left with a little bit more than a... Watch »

Apr 3, 2015
14 Attorneys General Urge Congress to Investigate Herbal Supplement Industry

14 Attorneys General Urge Congress to Investigate Herbal Supplement...

Fourteen attorneys general asked Congress to launch an investigation of the herbal supplements industry and to... Read »

Apr 2, 2015
WATCH: New Heat-Sensitive Socks for Diabetics

WATCH: New Heat-Sensitive Socks for Diabetics

Remember mood rings? Researchers have developed heat-sensitive socks that change color to monitor circulation in... Watch »

Apr 2, 2015
Nearly 1 in 5 Americans Take Drugs Daily to Relax: Survey

Nearly 1 in 5 Americans Take Drugs Daily to Relax: Survey

Nearly one in five Americans report using some sort of drug every day that alters their mood or helps them relax... Read »

Apr 1, 2015
Tips for Coping With Spring's

Tips for Coping With Spring's "Intense" Allergy Season

While many are looking forward to milder spring temps following a winter that saw record cold and snow, some experts... Read »

Apr 1, 2015
Retirement Community Hit With Norovirus Outbreak

Retirement Community Hit With Norovirus Outbreak

San Diego County health officials are investigating a norovirus outbreak that infected dozens of residents at a... Watch »

Apr 1, 2015
Classical Music Calms Cats, Study Says

Classical Music Calms Cats, Study Says

Classical music helps calm down cats when they're undergoing surgery — but heavy metal songs have the opposite... Read »

Mar 31, 2015
Being Poor Is Bad for Kids' Brains, Study Says

Being Poor Is Bad for Kids' Brains, Study Says

A new study indicates children raised in poorer households have brains with less surface area, meaning they could be... Read »

Mar 31, 2015
Boy With Rare Disorder Asks Supporters to Wear Yellow Before Operation

Boy With Rare Disorder Asks Supporters to Wear Yellow Before Operation

A 5-year-old boy with an immune disorder is asking people to wear yellow, his favorite color, on the day of his... Read »

Mar 27, 2015
Pepsi Takes Back No. 2 Spot From Diet Coke

Pepsi Takes Back No. 2 Spot From Diet Coke

Americans bought less soda for the 10th straight year in 2014, with diet sodas shrinking more than their sugary... Read »

Mar 27, 2015
WATCH: New Anti-Smoking Ads Highlight Pain, Suffering

WATCH: New Anti-Smoking Ads Highlight Pain, Suffering

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is introducing a new installment of its anti-smoking campaign... Watch »

Mar 26, 2015

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