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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
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

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