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Walk-In Health Care Facility Adds Pediatricians

Walk-In Health Care Facility Adds Pediatricians

A Glastonbury medical facility takes walk-ins and they have added pediatricians to the Watch »

Jan 16, 2014
Sears, Kmart Recall 42,500 Kenmore Heaters

Sears, Kmart Recall 42,500 Kenmore Heaters

A recall has been issued for about 42,500 Kenmore oscillating fan heaters sold at Sears and Kmart stores last... Read »

Jan 15, 2014
5 Things to Know About the Flu Outbreak

5 Things to Know About the Flu Outbreak

This year’s flu season has seen a rise in hospitalizations and deaths across the Read »

Jan 16, 2014
Is Your Phone Giving You The Flu?

Is Your Phone Giving You The Flu?

You're taking all the precautions to keep safe from the influenza virus -- getting a flu shot, avoiding sick people,... Read »

Jan 16, 2014
Flu Patients Fill North Texas Hospital Beds

Flu Patients Fill North Texas Hospital Beds

Some North Texas hospitals are so overwhelmed with flu patients that they have run out of available rooms to... Watch »

Jan 15, 2014
SF, NY Prosecutors Investigate Monster Drinks

SF, NY Prosecutors Investigate Monster Drinks

The San Francisco city attorney and New York state attorney general have joined forces to investigate... Read »

Jan 15, 2014
State Efforts to Cripple Obamacare Are Working: Study

State Efforts to Cripple Obamacare Are Working: Study

States whose governments resist Obamacare also hinder efforts to get people signed up for health insurance, a... Read »

Jan 14, 2014

"Teen Mom" Effect? Study Credits MTV Shows With Decline in Teen Births...

A new study from the National Bureau of Economic Research found that the show "16 and Pregnant" and its... Read »

Jan 13, 2014
Foster Farms Plant Shuts Down Day After Reopening

Foster Farms Plant Shuts Down Day After Reopening

The Foster Farms plant that was shut down because of a cockroach infestation Wednesday says it's "voluntarily... Read »

Jan 13, 2014
Baby Wipes Causing Itchy Rashes in Some Infants: Study

Baby Wipes Causing Itchy Rashes in Some Infants: Study

Baby wipes may cause some kids to develop itchy, scaly, red rashes, according to a new study. Read »

Jan 13, 2014
9 H1N1 Flu Deaths Reported in Calif.

9 H1N1 Flu Deaths Reported in Calif.

Health officials in Calif. are urging people to get vaccinated in the wake of recent flu-related deaths and a... Watch »

Jan 14, 2014
Utah Mom, 58, to Give Birth to Daughter's Daughter

Utah Mom, 58, to Give Birth to Daughter's Daughter

A 58-year-old Utah woman is set to give birth to her first grandchild. Julia Navarro is serving as a... Read »

Jan 9, 2014
Canadian Is 1st N. American Killed by Bird Flu

Canadian Is 1st N. American Killed by Bird Flu

A Canadian who died after traveling home from Beijing was infected with H5N1 avian flu, Canadian media... Read »

Jan 10, 2014
Stanford Receives $90M for Cancer Research

Stanford Receives $90M for Cancer Research

Researchers at Stanford University are beneficiaries of $90 million from the Ludwing Fund, according to the... Read »

Jan 7, 2014
Of Mice and Mold: Inner-City Kids Face Asthma Epidemic

Of Mice and Mold: Inner-City Kids Face Asthma Epidemic

Childhood asthma rates are astronomically higher in poor urban neighborhoods than in affluent ones, and... Watch »

Jan 3, 2014
GMO-Free Cheerios: Health Boost or Marketing Ploy?

GMO-Free Cheerios: Health Boost or Marketing Ploy?

Experts say General Mills' decision to make Cheerios GMO-free might have more to do with marketing than it does with... Read »

Jan 3, 2014
Study: No Harm From Moderate Drinking in Pregnancy

Study: No Harm From Moderate Drinking in Pregnancy

A new study found that pregnant women who drink moderately have children with better mental health than children of... Read »

Jan 3, 2014
Wal-Mart Card Tables Recalled After Falls, Amputations

Wal-Mart Card Tables Recalled After Falls, Amputations

Wal-Mart is recalling more than 70,000 card tables after reports of finger amputations and fall hazards... Read »

Jan 3, 2014
Diet Supplement Can’t Cure Concussions: FDA

Diet Supplement Can’t Cure Concussions: FDA

The Food and Drug Administration says despite claims to the contrary, diet supplements cannot cure concussions. Read »

Jan 3, 2014
General Mills Says Cheerios Will Drop GMOs

General Mills Says Cheerios Will Drop GMOs

General Mills says some Cheerios made without genetically modified ingredients will hit shelves soon, according... Read »

Jan 3, 2014
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The Health & Wellness Festival is back in 2014! Read more
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