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Bristol Woman Provides Much-Needed Liver Donation to Husband

Bristol Woman Provides Much-Needed Liver Donation to Husband

The idea of attending his 8-year-old daughter’s school events and dance competitions has been nothing but a dream... Watch »

Feb 9, 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
Q&A on Measles Outbreak

Q&A on Measles Outbreak

A Q & A on measles, try to answer some lingering questions about the most infectious disease known. Read »

Feb 6, 2015
NJ Baby Has Suspected Case of Measles: Officials

NJ Baby Has Suspected Case of Measles: Officials

The Jersey City Department of Health and the New Jersey Department of Health are investigating a suspected case... Watch »

Feb 6, 2015
Home-Based Rehab Offers New Hope for Recovering Addicts

Home-Based Rehab Offers New Hope for Recovering Addicts

Thirty-three-year-old Matt Eacott considers himself lucky to be alive. He’s a former addict who put his family thro... Watch »

Feb 6, 2015
Smartphone Attachment Tests for HIV in 15 Minutes

Smartphone Attachment Tests for HIV in 15 Minutes

A team at Columbia University has created a smartphone attachment that is capable of testing blood for HIV and syph... Read »

Feb 6, 2015
Stress in U.S. Proportional to Income: Study

Stress in U.S. Proportional to Income: Study

Money can’t buy you happiness, but the lack of it can buy you stress. A new survey released by the American Psychol... Read »

Feb 5, 2015
Coke Bets on

Coke Bets on "Premium Milk" to Boost Declining Category

Coke is coming out with premium milk that has more protein and less sugar than regular. And it's betting people will... Read »

Feb 4, 2015
Popular Herbal Supplement Labels Lie: New York AG

Popular Herbal Supplement Labels Lie: New York AG

An ongoing investigation of popular herbal supplements subjected to DNA testing has found numerous store brand supp... Read »

Feb 3, 2015
Preventing Winter Allergies

Preventing Winter Allergies

Winter season offers a break from pollen, but there are other allergens that can still cause suffering. Watch »

Feb 2, 2015
CDC: Toddler Food Contains Too Much Salt, Sugar

CDC: Toddler Food Contains Too Much Salt, Sugar

Many packaged meals and snacks for toddlers contain worrisome amounts of salt and sugar, potentially creating an... Read »

Feb 2, 2015
Student Who Took Amtrak Upstate From NYC Has Measles: Officials

Student Who Took Amtrak Upstate From NYC Has Measles: Officials

New York state health officials say an upstate college student who took an Amtrak train out of Penn Station earlier... Watch »

Feb 1, 2015
What Does the Disneyland Measles Outbreak Mean?

What Does the Disneyland Measles Outbreak Mean?

The current measles outbreak linked to Disneyland is drawing attention to pockets of children who are not immunized... Watch »

Feb 11, 2015
Veggies Are Most Popular Food for Super Bowl

Veggies Are Most Popular Food for Super Bowl

Many Super bowl parties will have chicken wings and pizza. But NPD Group, an independent market research firm that... Read »

Jan 30, 2015
Some Doctors Won't See Patients With Anti-Vaccine Views

Some Doctors Won't See Patients With Anti-Vaccine Views

With California gripped by a measles outbreak, Dr. Charles Goodman posted a clear notice in his waiting room and on... Read »

Jan 29, 2015
Census: 1 in 5 Children on Food Stamps

Census: 1 in 5 Children on Food Stamps

Sixteen million children were on food stamps as of last year, the highest number since the nation's economy tumbled... Read »

Jan 29, 2015
Calif. Declares Electronic Cigarettes a Health Threat

Calif. Declares Electronic Cigarettes a Health Threat

California health officials say electronic cigarettes are a health threat, especially to children, and should be... Read »

Jan 28, 2015
Defibrillator Glitches Spur Tighter FDA Safety Rules

Defibrillator Glitches Spur Tighter FDA Safety Rules

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is requiring makers of heart-zapping defibrillators to submit more data on the... Read »

Jan 28, 2015
Obama Seeks Extra Funding to Fight Antibiotic-Resistant Germs

Obama Seeks Extra Funding to Fight Antibiotic-Resistant Germs

President Barack Obama wants the U.S. to invest much more in fighting antibiotic-resistant germs to prevent re-emer... Read »

Jan 27, 2015
Autism Caused by Random Genetic Mutations: Study

Autism Caused by Random Genetic Mutations: Study

Siblings with autism often have DNA mutations that are very different from each other, which suggests that autism is... Read »

Jan 26, 2015

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