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The Health Benefits of Drinking Wine Explained

The Health Benefits of Drinking Wine Explained

After a long day, a glass of wine may help ease some tension. But did you know it could also help your health? One... Watch »

Jun 13, 2014
Genetically, There's No Such Thing as a Mexican: Study

Genetically, There's No Such Thing as a Mexican: Study

Even though medical researchers and census-takers lump Latinos and Hispanics into one group, a giant study... Read »

Jun 12, 2014
Technology for the Deaf and Blind

Technology for the Deaf and Blind

Opening a new world of communication through innovation. Watch »

Jun 11, 2014
Moles May Suggest Breast Cancer: Study

Moles May Suggest Breast Cancer: Study

In two new studies, two teams of researchers, one in France and one in the United States, looked at surveys... Read »

Jun 11, 2014
29 Million Americans Have Diabetes: Report

29 Million Americans Have Diabetes: Report

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention is reporting that more than 29 million American adults have diabetes... Read »

Jun 10, 2014
Epileptic Girl Inspiration Behind Florida Medical Pot Bill

Epileptic Girl Inspiration Behind Florida Medical Pot Bill

An 11-year-old girl who suffers from epileptic seizures is the inspiration behind a bill in Florida that would allow... Read »

Jun 8, 2014
Illinois 1st State to Ban Microbeads in Cosmetics

Illinois 1st State to Ban Microbeads in Cosmetics

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn signed legislation Sunday that he says makes Illinois the first state to ban the sale... Read »

Jun 9, 2014
Formerly Conjoined Twins to Go Home

Formerly Conjoined Twins to Go Home

The formerly-conjoined Ezell twins are sharing an exciting milestone -- they'll soon be headed home for Read »

Jun 8, 2014
Painful Mosquito Infection Spreading Rapidly: CDC

Painful Mosquito Infection Spreading Rapidly: CDC

A painful, mosquito-borne infection is spreading rapidly in the Caribbean, with the number of cases nearly doubling... Read »

Jun 5, 2014
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
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
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
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