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State of the Air 2015: SoCal Breathing Dangerous Pollutants

State of the Air 2015: SoCal Breathing Dangerous Pollutants

Air pollution remains a "pervasive public health threat" in the U.S., with almost half of Americans —... Read »

Apr 29, 2015
Why We Snack: New Clues on What Makes Us Munch

Why We Snack: New Clues on What Makes Us Munch

What drives us to snack? Two separate teams of researchers are trying to figure that out, and they've found that our... Read »

Apr 28, 2015
Chipotle Phases Out GMOs

Chipotle Phases Out GMOs

Chipotle says it has completed phasing out genetically modified ingredients from its food. Watch »

Apr 27, 2015
Ice Cream Is Safe Despite Some Recalls: CDC

Ice Cream Is Safe Despite Some Recalls: CDC

Federal health officials say ice cream is still safe to eat — even amid recalls by two ice cream companies after the... Read »

Apr 25, 2015
Ice Cream Risks: What's Behind Massive Jeni's, Blue Bell Recalls?

Ice Cream Risks: What's Behind Massive Jeni's, Blue Bell Recalls?

Major recalls from two well-known ice cream companies due to the discovery of listeria bacteria raise questions... Read »

Apr 24, 2015
Ice Cream Company Recalls All Treats, Closes Shops

Ice Cream Company Recalls All Treats, Closes Shops

Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams is putting sales of its frozen treats on ice across the country due to a possible... Read »

Apr 23, 2015
Small Doses of Insulin May Prevent Diabetes in Kids

Small Doses of Insulin May Prevent Diabetes in Kids

Researchers found giving young children small doses of insulin may work to prevent type-1 diabetes. Read »

Apr 21, 2015
Another Study Shows Vaccines Don't Cause Autism

Another Study Shows Vaccines Don't Cause Autism

A new study takes a special look at high-risk children with older siblings diagnosed with autism to show that... Read »

Apr 21, 2015
Bird Flu Redux: Scourge Wiping Out Millions of Chickens

Bird Flu Redux: Scourge Wiping Out Millions of Chickens

Poultry producers and scientists have been hoping warmer weather would knock down a virulent strain of bird flu that... Read »

Apr 21, 2015
Blue Bell Ice Cream Now Linked to 10 Listeria Illnesses: CDC

Blue Bell Ice Cream Now Linked to 10 Listeria Illnesses: CDC

Federal regulators say they're now aware of 10 listeria illnesses linked to ice cream and other products made by... Watch »

Apr 21, 2015
Get Mammograms Every Other Year Once You're 50: Panel

Get Mammograms Every Other Year Once You're 50: Panel

Women should get a mammogram every two years starting at age 50 — and while routine screening brings little benefit... Read »

Apr 21, 2015
Whole Foods Market Recalls Macadamia Nuts

Whole Foods Market Recalls Macadamia Nuts

Whole Foods Market is recalling packaged raw macadamia nuts due to possible Salmonella contamination. Read »

Apr 20, 2015
Pill-Taking Can Be Less Yucky for Kids: Study

Pill-Taking Can Be Less Yucky for Kids: Study

Many sick kids can't or won't swallow pills — and that can make them sicker. But there may be some pretty simple... Read »

Apr 20, 2015
Indiana HIV Outbreak Has Now Infected 130 People

Indiana HIV Outbreak Has Now Infected 130 People

An HIV outbreak in southeastern Indiana that is related to abuse of intravenous prescription drugs, has now reached... Read »

Apr 17, 2015
Disneyland-Linked Measles Outbreak Has Ended: Official

Disneyland-Linked Measles Outbreak Has Ended: Official

The California measles outbreak that started in Disneyland four months ago is over, a state health official... Read »

Apr 17, 2015
Mass. Court Upholds $63M Verdict in Children's Motrin Case

Mass. Court Upholds $63M Verdict in Children's Motrin Case

A Superior Court jury ruled in 2013 that Johnson & Johnson failed to provide sufficient warnings about the... Read »

Apr 17, 2015
Group of Doctors Wants Dr. Oz Fired From Columbia

Group of Doctors Wants Dr. Oz Fired From Columbia

Columbia University has not removed TV celebrity doctor Mehmet Oz from his faculty position as a group of top... Read »

Apr 17, 2015
U.S. Moms Typically Space Pregnancies 2½ Years Apart: Study

U.S. Moms Typically Space Pregnancies 2½ Years Apart: Study

For U.S. moms, the typical time between pregnancies is about 2½ years but nearly a third of women space their... Read »

Apr 16, 2015

"Entopreneurs" Feed Growing Appetite for Edible Insects

They hop. They crawl. They squirm. And they could be coming to a dinner plate near you. Watch »

Apr 15, 2015
Military Kids May Be Missing Vaccines: Study

Military Kids May Be Missing Vaccines: Study

A new study suggests children of American military families may be missing out on important childhood vaccines, NBC... Read »

Apr 13, 2015

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