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Enteroviruses: What You Need to Know

Enteroviruses: What You Need to Know

An outbreak of an uncommon virus, enterovirus-D68, has made children in 43 states and the District of Columbia ill... Watch »

Oct 7, 2014
Bacteria Found in Water at East Hampton High School

Bacteria Found in Water at East Hampton High School

"Total coliform" was found in the water at East Hampton High School and the school is bringing drinking... Read »

Sep 8, 2014
FDA Approves Breakthrough Drug That Fights Melanoma

FDA Approves Breakthrough Drug That Fights Melanoma

The FDA approved a new drug Thursday that could change the way melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer, is trea... Watch »

Sep 9, 2014
Silent Killer: How to Prevent Cardiomyopathy Among Athletes

Silent Killer: How to Prevent Cardiomyopathy Among Athletes

As schools open across the country, an estimated 2,000 Americans under the age of 25 can be expected to die of sudd... Read »

Sep 6, 2014
Kids' Sunglasses Recalled for Excessive Lead

Kids' Sunglasses Recalled for Excessive Lead

A Rhode Island-based sunglasses company on Thursday issued a recall of more than 200,000 sunglasses due to an exces... Read »

Sep 5, 2014
CVS Renames Itself, Goes Tobacco Free Early

CVS Renames Itself, Goes Tobacco Free Early

CVS, the nation's second-largest drugstore chain, will tweak its corporate name and stop the sale of tobacco nearly... Read »

Sep 9, 2014
U.S. Judge Blocks Enforcement of New La. Abortion Law

U.S. Judge Blocks Enforcement of New La. Abortion Law

A federal judge on Sunday temporarily blocked enforcement of Louisiana's restrictive new abortion law, The Associat... Read »

Sep 1, 2014
Widow: Defibrillator Not Used on Husband Because of Hairy Chest

Widow: Defibrillator Not Used on Husband Because of Hairy Chest

A New Mexico woman is asking Southwest Airlines to review its training policies after her husband suffered a heart... Read »

Aug 31, 2014
Kraft Recalls Some American Singles Cheese

Kraft Recalls Some American Singles Cheese

Kraft is voluntarily recalling 7,691 cases of four varieties of its regular American Singles cheese product. The... Watch »

Aug 30, 2014
Danger in La. Water: What to Know About Brain-Destroying Amoeba

Danger in La. Water: What to Know About Brain-Destroying Amoeba

A rare but potentially deadly brain-destroying amoeba was found in a parish water supply in Louisiana, putting a... Read »

Aug 29, 2014
Ebola Outbreak Likely Started From 1 Person: Study

Ebola Outbreak Likely Started From 1 Person: Study

One infected person likely started the Ebola outbreak that is devastating West Africa, a new genetic analysis sugge... Read »

Aug 28, 2014

Boston Marathon Dream Wedding

If something good could come out of the Boston Marathon bombing, James Costello and Krista D'Agostino seem to have... View »

Aug 28, 2014
1st Human Trials of Ebola Vaccine to Start

1st Human Trials of Ebola Vaccine to Start

The U.S. government and drug maker GlaxoSmithKline will announce Thursday that they are starting the first human... Read »

Sep 2, 2014
Pediatricians Recommend Later School Times for Teens

Pediatricians Recommend Later School Times for Teens

Pediatricians say delaying the start of the school day until at least 8:30 a.m. would help curb their lack of sleep,... Read »

Aug 25, 2014
Chicken Caesar Salad Kits Sold at Sam's Club Recalled

Chicken Caesar Salad Kits Sold at Sam's Club Recalled

A California firm is recalling chicken Caesar salad kits sold at Sam's Clubs nationwide for possible listeria conta... Read »

Aug 22, 2014
Whole Foods Pulls Yogurt Amid Sugar Probe

Whole Foods Pulls Yogurt Amid Sugar Probe

Organic supermarket giant Whole Foods has removed a version of its store-brand yogurt from shelves after lawsuits... Read »

Aug 22, 2014
Sacramento Patient Tests Negative for Ebola

Sacramento Patient Tests Negative for Ebola

Health officials said Thursday a patient who was being tested for Ebola in Sacramento has tested negative for the... Watch »

Aug 22, 2014
SoCal Man With ALS Shows Why Ice Bucket Challenge Matters in Viral Video

SoCal Man With ALS Shows Why Ice Bucket Challenge Matters in Viral...

A Southern California man shares in a new YouTube video about a family history of ALS and how he was diagnosed with... Read »

Aug 22, 2014
Cured of Ebola: What to Know About Americans' Recovery

Cured of Ebola: What to Know About Americans' Recovery

Two American aid workers have recovered from Ebola and left an Atlanta hospital, after weeks of intensive treatment... Read »

Oct 7, 2014
What Cured Ebola Patients Kent Brantly and Nancy Writebol?

What Cured Ebola Patients Kent Brantly and Nancy Writebol?

The two U.S. Ebola patients left an Atlanta hospital on Thursday infection free, after becoming the first human... Read »

Aug 21, 2014

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