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7 Dead From Legionnaires' Disease at Ill. Veterans Home
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7 Dead From Legionnaires' Disease at Ill. Veterans Home

The death toll from a Legionnaires' disease outbreak at a western Illinois veterans home has climbed to seven, and the state's public health director has warned that more fatalities could occur. The Illinois Department of Veterans Affairs and the state Department of Public Health... Read more »

Sep 2, 2015
Doctors Perform Strange Operation to Save Man's Hand

Doctors Perform Strange Operation to Save Man's Hand

Casey Reyes struggled for a way to explain the "sci-fi" surgery doctors were proposing to save her 87-year-old... Watch »

Sep 2, 2015
Your Heart May Be Older Than You Think: Report

Your Heart May Be Older Than You Think: Report

Nearly three out of four U.S. adults have a heart that's older than the rest of their body, according to government... Read more »

Sep 1, 2015
Ebola: Full Coverage

Ebola: Full Coverage

The deadly virus' arrival to the U.S. sparks concerns. Read more »

Oct 13, 2014
New Options As Drug-Resistant Lice Spread

New Options As Drug-Resistant Lice Spread

As children start school, it’s not just the homework that's a big worry. Head lice is also a big concern, especially... Watch »

Aug 28, 2015
Diabetes Drugs Can Cause Severe Joint Pain: FDA

Diabetes Drugs Can Cause Severe Joint Pain: FDA

Certain diabetes drugs can cause severe and disabling joint pain, the Food and Drug Administration warned patients... Read more »

Aug 28, 2015
3 Generations Linked by Single Womb After Transplant

3 Generations Linked by Single Womb After Transplant

For one family in Sweden, a pioneering procedure has led to a baby being born from the same womb that nurtured his... Watch »

Aug 28, 2015
Clothes Carry Germs Into Newborn ICU: Study

Clothes Carry Germs Into Newborn ICU: Study

Parents and other people who come to visit babies in the newborn intensive care unit are sometimes carrying a... Read more »

Aug 25, 2015
FDA: Eggless Spread Doesn't Cut It as Mayo

FDA: Eggless Spread Doesn't Cut It as Mayo

A vegan spread called Just Mayo isn't actually mayonnaise, according to U.S. regulators, because it doesn't actually... Read more »

Aug 25, 2015
Another Hospital Outbreak Possibly Linked to Tainted Scopes

Another Hospital Outbreak Possibly Linked to Tainted Scopes

Huntington Memorial Hospital officials said Wednesday they are investigating a spread of bacteria that may be linked... Watch »

Aug 19, 2015
Souping: Hollywood's Latest Health Craze

Souping: Hollywood's Latest Health Craze

Health conscious Californians are abandoning their juice makers for the humble soup, which has been reinvented into... Watch »

Aug 18, 2015
Coffee Aids Colon Cancer Recovery, Study Finds

Coffee Aids Colon Cancer Recovery, Study Finds

Colon cancer patients who enjoy a few cups of coffee a day appear to survive their cancer better and are less likely... Read more »

Aug 17, 2015
FDA Approves OxyContin for Children 11 and Older

FDA Approves OxyContin for Children 11 and Older

Under the new approval for children who are suffering from severe, long-term pain, doctors are directed to only... Read more »

Aug 14, 2015
Blue Bell Begins 1st Ice Cream Shipments After Listeria Outbreak

Blue Bell Begins 1st Ice Cream Shipments After Listeria Outbreak

Blue Bell Creameries has resumed ice cream shipments four months after voluntarily pulling all products from store... Watch »

Aug 11, 2015
FDA Warns Kim Kardashian About Drug Endorsement

FDA Warns Kim Kardashian About Drug Endorsement

Reality TV star Kim Kardashian is no stranger to criticism, having spent the better part of the last decade in the... Read more »

Aug 12, 2015
New York Legionnaires' Outbreak Sickens 81, Kills 7

New York Legionnaires' Outbreak Sickens 81, Kills 7

Three more people have died of Legionnaires' disease in the Bronx in an outbreak that has claimed seven lives in... Watch »

Aug 4, 2015
Citing Hacking Risk, FDA Says Hospira Pump Shouldn't Be Used

Citing Hacking Risk, FDA Says Hospira Pump Shouldn't Be Used

The Food and Drug Administration said Friday it's the first time it has warned caregivers to stop using a product... Read more »

Jul 31, 2015
2 Dead, 31 Sick Amid 'Unusual' Legionnaires' Outbreak in NYC

2 Dead, 31 Sick Amid 'Unusual' Legionnaires' Outbreak in NYC

Nearly three dozen cases of Legionnaires' disease, a severe, often lethal, form of pneumonia spread through the air,... Watch »

Jul 30, 2015
The Health Benefits of Having a Pet

The Health Benefits of Having a Pet

For centuries, humans have taken animal companions into their homes. But the utility of the animals goes beyond... Read more »

Aug 3, 2015
Covered California Coverage Costs Increasing

Covered California Coverage Costs Increasing

The average premium will rise 4 percent in 2016, a slight decrease from the 4.2 percent jump in 2015. Read more »

Jul 27, 2015

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