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Wednesday, Feb 20, 2019 at 10:13 AM PST

Young Blood Company Halts Treatments After FDA Warning

Young Blood Company Halts Treatments After FDA Warning

The Food and Drug Administration warned consumers on Tuesday that there's no proof that blood plasma infusions from younger donors can treat diseases, prompting one company that charges thousands of dollars for...

Wednesday, Feb 20, 2019 at 07:37 AM PST

US Mining Sites Dump 50M Gallons of Fouled Wastewater Daily

US Mining Sites Dump 50M Gallons of Fouled Wastewater Daily

Every day many millions of gallons of water loaded with arsenic, lead and other toxic metals flow from some of the most contaminated mining sites in the U.S. and into surrounding lakes and streams without being...

Thursday, Feb 21, 2019 at 03:03 PM PST

Health Depends on Where You Live

Health Depends on Where You Live

500 Cities provides a close-up view of the health of 100 million Americans living in 27,000 neighborhoods in all 50 states.

Friday, Feb 15, 2019 at 07:26 PM PST

Full Scope of LA City Hall's Flea and Rodent Problem is Still Unclear

Full Scope of LA City Hall's Flea and Rodent Problem is Still Unclear

The full scope of the flea and rodent problem inside City Hall is still unclear amid a downtown outbreak of flea-borne typhus, but experts should have an accurate picture by next week, the Los Angeles City...

Thursday, Feb 14, 2019 at 10:49 AM PST

Flu Vaccine Doing a Relatively Good Job This Season

Flu Vaccine Doing a Relatively Good Job This Season

The flu vaccine is doing a relatively good job this season, protecting about half the people who got it, U.S. health officials said Thursday. Preliminary figures suggest the vaccine is 47 percent effective...

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