Despite innovative technology for detection and treatment of breast cancer, black women continue to have the highest rate of mortality, a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention revealed....
A first-time mom says she found worms in a bottle of Similac baby formula that she fed her son. "Two ounces down I noticed the worms," said Taylor Seyler from Missouri. "Took it from his mouth, went and put a...
Brazilian doctors are seeing unusual new health problems among infants born to mothers who contracted the Zika virus. The complications often go beyond those seen when other infections cause microcephaly.
Tuesday, Oct 11, 2016 at 03:48 PM EDT
4 Qualities Explain Why Big Cities Are Healthier: Survey
The American cities with the healthiest, happiest residents are Boston, San Francisco, Chicago, New York and Washington, D.C., according to a new survey that scored communities on important health measures, NBC...
Tuesday, Oct 11, 2016 at 12:36 PM EDT
College Students Say 'Drunkorexia' Is More Than Buzzword
Despite attempts to curb students’ consumption of alcohol, binge-drinking is becoming the norm on college campuses, NBC News reported.
A group of young people spoke about the trend, called “drunkorexia," for...
Tuesday, Oct 11, 2016 at 11:27 AM EDT
Zika 'Syndrome': Health Problems Mount as Babies Turn 1
Two weeks shy of his first birthday, doctors began feeding Jose Wesley Campos through a nose tube because swallowing problems had left him dangerously underweight.
Learning how to feed is the baby's latest...
Tuesday, Oct 11, 2016 at 05:08 AM EDT
Blue Bell Recalls All Ice Creams with Suspect Cookie Dough
The U.N. health agency on Tuesday recommended that countries use tax policy to increase the price of sugary drinks like sodas, sport drinks and even 100-percent fruit juices as a way to fight obesity, diabetes...
Monday, Oct 10, 2016 at 10:50 AM EDT
Cartels Selling Deadly Fentanyl Disguised as Other Drugs
The Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) are warning people who illegally buy drugs and painkillers on the street or in Tijuana that drug cartels are selling lethal doses of...
Monday, Oct 10, 2016 at 02:51 PM EDT
Breast Cancer Treatment Costs Vary Wildly, Study Finds
A new study has found that breast cancer patients, insurance companies and government health plans are needlessly paying $1 billion to treat the disease, NBC News reported.
The cost of cancer treatment...
The date has been set for NBC Connecticut's 2016 Health & Wellness Festival! Join NBC Connecticut for the event on Sunday, Oct. 23 at the XL Center in downtown Hartford. The Festival will take place from 10 a.m.... Read more
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