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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
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

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