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Tuesday, May 8, 2018 at 12:18 PM EDT

Bogus Medical Treatments Dupe Patients on Crowdfunding Sites: Study

Bogus Medical Treatments Dupe Patients on Crowdfunding Sites: Study

They're the tech-age version of donor jars at the diner: crowdfunding websites that aim to link ailing people with strangers willing to help pay for medical treatment. But new research suggests duped patients...

Tuesday, May 8, 2018 at 10:12 AM EDT

Teen Wakes From Coma as Parents Prepare to Donate His Organs

Teen Wakes From Coma as Parents Prepare to Donate His Organs

Just when his parents signed papers allowing his organs to be donated to other children, 13-year-old Trenton McKinley began to stir from his coma, "Today" reported. The Alabama boy was injured in a go-carting...

Tuesday, May 8, 2018 at 08:29 AM EDT

Coffee in California Must Be Served With Cancer Warning, Judge Affirms

Coffee in California Must Be Served With Cancer Warning, Judge Affirms

A court ruling that gave coffee drinkers a jolt earlier this year was finalized Monday when a Los Angeles judge said coffee sold in California must carry cancer warnings. Superior Court Judge Elihu Berle...

Monday, May 7, 2018 at 04:22 PM EDT

Calorie Disclosure Rule Goes Into Effect for US Restaurants

Calorie Disclosure Rule Goes Into Effect for US Restaurants

After years of delays, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has introduced a law requiring restaurants and other food outlets with 20 or more locations to post calorie counts. In anticipation of the law,...

Monday, May 7, 2018 at 11:57 AM EDT

FDA Expands Kratom Recall Over Salmonella Fears

FDA Expands Kratom Recall Over Salmonella Fears

Badger Botanicals is recalling four different dietary supplements that may have been contaminated with salmonella, the Food and Drug Administration said on its website Friday. The recall affects consumers...

Monday, May 7, 2018 at 10:17 AM EDT

US Abortion Clinics Face Surge of Trespassing, Blockades

US Abortion Clinics Face Surge of Trespassing, Blockades

America's abortion clinics experienced a major upsurge in trespassing, obstruction and blockades by anti-abortion activists in 2017, according to an annual survey by an industry group. The National Abortion...

Friday, May 4, 2018 at 01:55 PM EDT

Saturated Fat Should Be Less Than 10 Percent of Diet: WHO

Saturated Fat Should Be Less Than 10 Percent of Diet: WHO

The World Health Organization is taking on the battle of the bulge, saying that saturated fats shouldn't make up more than 10 percent of a person's diet. In its first draft guidelines on fat intake, the U.N....

Thursday, May 3, 2018 at 11:43 AM EDT

Hawaii Poised to Ban Sale of Some Sunscreens That Harm Coral

Hawaii Poised to Ban Sale of Some Sunscreens That Harm Coral

Many sunscreen makers could soon be forced to change their formulas or be banned from selling the lotions in Hawaii. State lawmakers passed a measure this week that would ban the sale of sunscreens containing...

Wednesday, May 2, 2018 at 04:59 PM EDT

1st Death Reported in Romaine Lettuce E. Coli Outbreak

1st Death Reported in Romaine Lettuce E. Coli Outbreak

The first death has been reported in a national food poisoning outbreak linked to romaine lettuce. The death was reported in California, but state and federal health officials did not immediately provide any...

Wednesday, May 2, 2018 at 09:02 AM EDT

Unusual Cases of Rare Eye Cancer Puzzle Doctors in 2 States

Unusual Cases of Rare Eye Cancer Puzzle Doctors in 2 States

A rare eye cancer has cropped up in dozens of people in two Southern states, mainly women in their 20s and 30s, NBC News reported. Doctors are puzzled by the ocular melanoma diagnoses in a group of graduates...

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