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Air Pollution Kills 7 Million People a Year: WHO

Air Pollution Kills 7 Million People a Year: WHO

Air pollution kills about 7 people throughout the world each year, the World Health Organization said in a new... Read »

Mar 25, 2014
Calif. Polio-Like Virus Still a Mystery

Calif. Polio-Like Virus Still a Mystery

Doctors are trying to learn more about a mysterious "polio-like" illness that sickened a new victim in... Watch »

Mar 24, 2014
Officials: No Fukushima Radiation at Calif. Beaches

Officials: No Fukushima Radiation at Calif. Beaches

The hoopla over YouTube video purporting to show a Half Moon Bay beach awash in radiation -- linked, of course,... Read »

Mar 24, 2014
 Wounded Pa. Soldier Seeks Chinese Stem Cell Cure

Wounded Pa. Soldier Seeks Chinese Stem Cell Cure

A York County, Pa., soldier left partially paralyzed when he was shot in Afghanistan nearly two years ago is banking... Read »

Mar 23, 2014
Listeria Recall Affects Parkers Farm Cheese, Salsa, Spreads

Listeria Recall Affects Parkers Farm Cheese, Salsa, Spreads

A major recall out of Minnesota is affecting foods sold at Costco, Wal-Mart, Target, Whole Foods and more stores... Read »

Mar 23, 2014
Baby Girl With Rare Disease Inspires Nationwide Support

Baby Girl With Rare Disease Inspires Nationwide Support

A fundraiser is set to take place next month for a Levittown baby girl who captured the hearts of thousands... Read »

Mar 23, 2014
Docs Forced to Alter Surgery Plans for Obese Girl

Docs Forced to Alter Surgery Plans for Obese Girl

Doctors operating on a Texas girl suffering from rare medically-induced obesity had to alter their plans in the... Read »

Mar 21, 2014
Alzheimer’s Affects Women More Than Breast Cancer

Alzheimer’s Affects Women More Than Breast Cancer

A new report from the Alzheimer’s Association shows 60 percent of alzheimer’s and dementia caregivers are women and... Watch »

Mar 19, 2014
Obama Reveals NCAA Picks, Touts

Obama Reveals NCAA Picks, Touts "ACA Bracket" GIFs

President Barack Obama picked Michigan State to beat defending champions Louisville in the NCAA men's basketball... Watch »

Mar 31, 2014
Misguided Advice When It Comes to Saturated Fat?

Misguided Advice When It Comes to Saturated Fat?

The common rule of thumb when it comes to saturated fat is eat less! But a recent study from Cambridge suggests this... Read »

Mar 18, 2014
Krave Beef Jerky Recalled Due to Safety Concerns

Krave Beef Jerky Recalled Due to Safety Concerns

Krave Jerky has issued a recall for its Garlic Chili Pepper Beef Jerky following safety concerns with the... Read »

Mar 18, 2014
New High-Tech Cancer Treatment Making a Difference

New High-Tech Cancer Treatment Making a Difference

Patients in East Los Angeles now have access to high-tech cancer care. A new tool delivers pinpoint doses of... Read »

Mar 17, 2014
Student's Death Sparks Call for Vaccine Approval

Student's Death Sparks Call for Vaccine Approval

After a 19-year-old Drexel University student died suddenly of a fast-moving infection, a drugmaker says it will... Read »

Mar 15, 2014
Costco Recalls Kirkland Signature Real Sliced Fruit

Costco Recalls Kirkland Signature Real Sliced Fruit

Costco has recalled 59,780 cases of Kirkland Signature Real Sliced Fruit from shelves after it determined that... Read »

Mar 14, 2014
FDA Chief Defends Approval of Controversial Painkiller

FDA Chief Defends Approval of Controversial Painkiller

The head of the Food and Drug Administration, Dr. Margaret Hamburg, on Thursday defended her agency's decision to... Read »

Mar 13, 2014
Kaiser Ranks High in Customer Satisfaction

Kaiser Ranks High in Customer Satisfaction

For the seventh year in a row, Kaiser Permanente ranked highest in customer satisfaction for health insurance among... Read »

Mar 12, 2014
Number of Young Adults on ADHD Drugs Soars

Number of Young Adults on ADHD Drugs Soars

The number of young adults taking drugs for ADHD has increased rapidly in five years, according to a new report. Read »

Mar 12, 2014
New Technology Means Better Knee Surgeries

New Technology Means Better Knee Surgeries

New digital mapping technology is allowing doctors to drastically improve the outcome of knee surgeries and improve... Watch »

Mar 21, 2014
15% in Covered CA Haven't Made 1st Payment: Report

15% in Covered CA Haven't Made 1st Payment: Report

Another problem may be shaping up for the Golden State's answer to the federal health care law. Read »

Mar 10, 2014
State Oversight May Tame California Pot Shops

State Oversight May Tame California Pot Shops

Law and order may soon be coming to the Wild West of weed. Read »

Mar 10, 2014
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