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"It's Very Cool": 3-D "Super-Hand" for Pint-Sized Boy

A pint-sized boy who was born with a tiny hand and a few fingers now has a life-changing thing he calls "very... Watch »

Mar 19, 2015
Cheap Wines Bring Costly Health Risks, Lawsuit Alleges

Cheap Wines Bring Costly Health Risks, Lawsuit Alleges

Many popular, inexpensive brands of wine made and distributed in California, including Trader Joe's famed "Two... Read »

Mar 20, 2015
Poison Center Calls About Kids Hit 1.3 Million: Report

Poison Center Calls About Kids Hit 1.3 Million: Report

Poison centers across the country get more than 1,100 calls everyday that relate to children poisoned by medicine, a... Read »

Mar 18, 2015
11 Million at Risk in Premera Blue Cross Hack

11 Million at Risk in Premera Blue Cross Hack

Health insurer Premera Blue Cross said on Tuesday that a major cyberattack on its systems may have exposed the... Read »

Mar 17, 2015
WATCH: Bodybuilding Mom Fights MS

WATCH: Bodybuilding Mom Fights MS

Working out often isn't something you would expect from a person who has Multiple Sclerosis, but for Wendy... Watch »

Mar 17, 2015
Youth in Rural Areas Have Higher Suicide Rate, Study Says

Youth in Rural Areas Have Higher Suicide Rate, Study Says

A new Ohio State University study has found that adolescents and young adults living in rural areas are more likely... Read »

Mar 14, 2015
Blue Bell Recalls Ice Cream Treats Over Listeria Risk

Blue Bell Recalls Ice Cream Treats Over Listeria Risk

The FDA issued a consumer advisory about some Texas-made Blue Bell ice cream products Friday, after three patients... Watch »

Mar 15, 2015
23andMe Sells DNA Info to Drug Companies

23andMe Sells DNA Info to Drug Companies

23andMe announced it's opening up its genetic database more freely to drug companies. Watch »

Mar 13, 2015

"We're Related": 8-Way Kidney Swap Donors, Recipients Meet

Donors and recipients involved in a groundbreaking eight-way kidney swap in Connecticut came face to face for the... Watch »

Mar 13, 2015
Maria Shriver Reveals Coping With Father's Disease

Maria Shriver Reveals Coping With Father's Disease

The former First Lady of California, Maria Shriver is opening up about how she dealt with her father's Alzheimer’s... Watch »

Mar 13, 2015
Dr. Nancy Snyderman Is Leaving NBC

Dr. Nancy Snyderman Is Leaving NBC

Dr. Nancy Snyderman is leaving her job as chief medical editor for NBC News to teach at a medical school, she... Read »

Mar 12, 2015
Ebola-Infected American Aid Worker Arrives at NIH

Ebola-Infected American Aid Worker Arrives at NIH

An American healthcare worker infected with Ebola in West Africa arrived at the National Institutes of Health (NIH)... Read »

Mar 13, 2015
Raising Legal Age for Tobacco Would Stop, Delay Use: Report

Raising Legal Age for Tobacco Would Stop, Delay Use: Report

Raising the legal age to buy tobacco to higher than 18 would likely prevent premature death for hundreds of... Read »

Mar 12, 2015
Common Vaccine Boosts Cancer Treatment: Study

Common Vaccine Boosts Cancer Treatment: Study

A new study has shown that an ordinary tetanus vaccine can greatly lengthen the lives of people with deadly brain... Read »

Mar 11, 2015
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Could New "Fat-Melting" Injection End Double Chins?

A new "fat-melting" drug designed to get rid of double chins moved one step closer to market this week... Read »

Mar 11, 2015
Maker of Children's Tylenol Pleads Guilty Over Recall

Maker of Children's Tylenol Pleads Guilty Over Recall

A subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson pleaded guilty Tuesday to a federal criminal charge that it sold over-the-counter... Read »

Mar 11, 2015
Blood Test May Spot Autism in Infants: Study

Blood Test May Spot Autism in Infants: Study

A blood-based measure could lead to a clinical test that could spot signs of autism in boys just 1 or 2 years old, a... Watch »

Mar 12, 2015
Burger King Drops Soft Drinks From Kids' Meals

Burger King Drops Soft Drinks From Kids' Meals

Burger King is no longer promoting soft drinks on its kids' meal menus. "We have removed fountain drinks from... Read »

Mar 10, 2015
 Breast Cancer Research App Launched

Breast Cancer Research App Launched

Patients with breast cancer, asthma, Parkinson's and other conditions can use iPhone apps to take part in medical... Watch »

Mar 9, 2015
Patients Recovering After Rare 6-Way Kidney Transplant

Patients Recovering After Rare 6-Way Kidney Transplant

The three patients who underwent a rare six-way kidney transplant were resting comfortably on Friday morning... Read »

Mar 6, 2015

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