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Stem Cells Treat Multiple Sclerosis in Mice

Stem Cells Treat Multiple Sclerosis in Mice

Human embryonic stem cells might help treat multiple sclerosis, according to a new study released Thursday. Read »

Jun 5, 2014
Ebola Cases on the Rise, Despite Government Claims

Ebola Cases on the Rise, Despite Government Claims

Cases of the deadly hemorrhagic fever Ebola are on the rise in Guinea and Sierra Leone, the World... Read »

Jun 5, 2014
Camels Confirmed as a Direct Source of MERS

Camels Confirmed as a Direct Source of MERS

Researchers have found the first direct link between camels and the mysterious MERS virus, according to a new report... Read »

Jun 4, 2014
2 Million Have Obamacare

2 Million Have Obamacare "Discrepancies"

About 1 in 4 Obamacare enrollees have data discrepancies, or what officials have termed "inconsistencies,"... Read »

Jun 4, 2014
2 Locals Diagnosed With Tattoo Infections

2 Locals Diagnosed With Tattoo Infections

Two San Diego residents who recently got tattoos were diagnosed with infections caused by a family of... Read »

Jun 4, 2014
Patient's Own Immune Cells Tackle Cervical Cancer

Patient's Own Immune Cells Tackle Cervical Cancer

At least two women with deadly cervical cancer are alive today, because of a new treatment which finds immune cells... Read »

Jun 2, 2014
NJ Baby Latest to Die in Recalled Nap Nanny Chair

NJ Baby Latest to Die in Recalled Nap Nanny Chair

An 8-month-old baby girl in New Jersey is the latest child to die in the recalled infant recliner known as the... Read »

Jun 2, 2014
New Pill Shows Longer Life for Leukemia Patients

New Pill Shows Longer Life for Leukemia Patients

A new once-a-day pill may help patients with an unusual form of leukemia live longer lives, doctors... Read »

May 31, 2014
Scientists Use Lasers to Regrow Teeth

Scientists Use Lasers to Regrow Teeth

Scientists have developed a new way to repair teeth that uses laser light to stimulate the body's stem cells... Read »

May 30, 2014
FDA Puts New Age Restrictions on Tanning Beds

FDA Puts New Age Restrictions on Tanning Beds

The FDA announced new restrictions on tanning beds Thursday in an effort to reduce rising rates of skin... Read »

May 29, 2014
Chia Powder, Smoothie Mixes Recalled Over Salmonella

Chia Powder, Smoothie Mixes Recalled Over Salmonella

The California Department of Public Health is warning the public not to eat three products from a... Read »

May 29, 2014
Face of Heroin Is Young, White and Suburban, Study Finds

Face of Heroin Is Young, White and Suburban, Study Finds

There has been a dramatic shift in the demographics of heroin use in the U.S. with new users more likely to be white... Read »

May 28, 2014
Cynicism Could Lead to Dementia, New Study Finds

Cynicism Could Lead to Dementia, New Study Finds

Cynical people may be more likely to develop dementia later on in life, according to a new study conducted... Read »

May 28, 2014
Phoenix Vets Waited Average of 115 Days for Care: Report

Phoenix Vets Waited Average of 115 Days for Care: Report

A review of the VA health care facility in Phoenix, Arizona, identified at least 1,700 veterans who were... Read »

May 28, 2014
Minimally Invasive Weight Loss Surgery Developed at Mayo Clinic

Minimally Invasive Weight Loss Surgery Developed at Mayo Clinic

A new weight loss procedure developed at the Mayo Clinic constricts a patient's stomach without surgery and has led... Watch »

May 28, 2014
Does Freezing Your Jeans Work?

Does Freezing Your Jeans Work?

Surprisingly, it appears that the freeze method is something that people actually do instead of washing... Watch »

May 28, 2014
Pertussis Cases Surge in San Diego

Pertussis Cases Surge in San Diego

More than 100 new cases of pertussis have been reported across San Diego County – far more than the number of cases... Read »

May 28, 2014
Louisiana Bill Could Force Abortion Clinic Closures

Louisiana Bill Could Force Abortion Clinic Closures

A bill that was passed by the Louisiana state legislature would place new restrictions on abortion providers... Watch »

May 25, 2014
670,000 Under Boil Alert After E. Coli Contaminates Portland Tap Water

670,000 Under Boil Alert After E. Coli Contaminates Portland Tap Water

Health officials in Portland, Oregon have ordered 670,000 people to boil their water after E. Coli turned up in city Read »

May 23, 2014
VA Scandal Gains Momentum, Shakes Democrats

VA Scandal Gains Momentum, Shakes Democrats

The scandal sweeping the U.S. Dept. of Veteran Affairs has been hard for President Obama to contain, with... Read »

May 23, 2014
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