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Saturday, Nov 10, 2018 at 04:38 PM PST

Fire Air Quality: Health Tips for You and Your Pets

Fire Air Quality: Health Tips for You and Your Pets

A smoke advisory remained in effect Saturday due to the Woolsey Fire, which was causing unhealthy air quality affecting everyone in areas directly impacted by smoke, including central and northwest coastal...

Friday, Nov 9, 2018 at 05:36 AM PST

Medicare Expands Access to in-Home Support for Seniors

Medicare Expands Access to in-Home Support for Seniors

In a harbinger of potentially big changes for Medicare, seniors in many states will be able to get additional services such as help with chores, safety devices and respite for caregivers next year through...

Thursday, Nov 8, 2018 at 10:01 PM PST

FDA Plans Limits on Sale of Flavored E-Cigarettes: Report

FDA Plans Limits on Sale of Flavored E-Cigarettes: Report

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration plans to require strict limits on the sale of most flavored e-cigarettes, including age verification controls for online sales, in an effort to curtail their use among...

Wednesday, Nov 7, 2018 at 06:28 PM PST

Surgeon Mistakes Woman's Kidney for Tumor During Back Surgery, Removes It

Surgeon Mistakes Woman's Kidney for Tumor During Back Surgery, Removes It

A Florida surgeon removed a woman's healthy kidney while she was undergoing back surgery because he believed the vital organ was a cancerous tumor.

Tuesday, Nov 6, 2018 at 05:28 AM PST

With Poo on a Pedestal, Bill Gates Talks Toilet Technology

With Poo on a Pedestal, Bill Gates Talks Toilet Technology

Placing a jar of feces on a pedestal next to him, billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates made a plea Tuesday for the safe disposal of human waste as he kicked off a "Reinvented Toilet" Expo in China. "You might...

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