Macy's is recalling two Martha Stewart frying pans after customers said metal discs popped off and caused bruises, burns and welts.
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission says there were seven reports...
Sunday, Dec 27, 2015 at 08:48 PM EST
Mercury in California Fog Could Disrupt Food Chain: Report
When coastal fog rolls into Northern California, a special form of mercury is coming along with it, according to new research.
At a Dec. 16 meeting with the American Geophysical Union, researchers announced...
Tuesday, Dec 22, 2015 at 10:27 AM EST
Support for Legal Abortion at Highest Level in 2 Yrs
Support for legal abortion in the U.S. has edged up to its highest level in the past two years, with an Associated Press-GfK poll showing an apparent increase in support among Democrats and Republicans...
Monday, Dec 21, 2015 at 12:21 PM EST
FDA Eases Restrictions on Blood Donations From Gay Men
Federal health officials are lifting the nation's 32-year-old lifetime ban on blood donations from gay and bisexual men, but major restrictions will remain on who can donate.
Medical groups and gay activists...
Deaths from opioid drug overdoses have hit an all-time record in the U.S., rising 14 percent in just one year, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Friday.
More than 47,000 people died...
Friday, Dec 18, 2015 at 02:50 PM EST
Painkiller Politics: Effort to Curb Prescribing Under Fire
A bold federal effort to curb prescribing of painkillers may be faltering amid stiff resistance from drugmakers, industry-funded groups and, now, even other public health officials.
The Centers for Disease...
Thursday, Feb 4, 2016 at 10:36 AM EST
Candidates Talk Heroin Scourge, But NH Effort Lags Neighbors
As the presidential candidates criss-cross New Hampshire wooing voters for the country’s first primary in February, the state’s struggle to confront its opioid epidemic is in the national spotlight — its...
Federal health officials are proposing a ban on the use of tanning beds for anyone under the age of 18, part of an ongoing effort to reduce skin cancers caused by the devices.
The Food and Drug Administration...
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