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US Measles Cases Rise at Fastest Pace in Decades
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US Measles Cases Rise at Fastest Pace in Decades

Cases of the highly contagious measles virus are rising at the fastest pace in almost two decades, NBC News reported. Read »

Apr 24, 2014
Hundreds of Bacteria Found on Paper Money: Study

Hundreds of Bacteria Found on Paper Money: Study

A recent study found that paper money is covered in hundreds of different types of bacteria, including pneumonia. Watch »

Apr 24, 2014
FDA to Rule on E-Cigarettes

FDA to Rule on E-Cigarettes

Health experts are waiting anxiously for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to issue its first... Read »

Apr 22, 2014
Doctors Prescribing Codeine to Kids Despite Known Risks

Doctors Prescribing Codeine to Kids Despite Known Risks

Doctors are still prescribing codeine for kids with coughs, colds and injuries, despite a wealth of evidence... Read »

Apr 21, 2014
Bill Would Make Pharmacy Syringe Sales Permanent

Bill Would Make Pharmacy Syringe Sales Permanent

A bill to allow Californians to buy an unlimited number of syringes without a prescription is making its way through... Read »

Apr 21, 2014
$14M Awarded in Lawsuit Linking Contraceptive, Stroke

$14M Awarded in Lawsuit Linking Contraceptive, Stroke

A jury has awarded $14 million to a suburban Chicago woman who said in a lawsuit that she suffered a... Watch »

Apr 20, 2014
Heart Attacks, Strokes Caused by Diabetes Declining

Heart Attacks, Strokes Caused by Diabetes Declining

Heart attacks, strokes and other complications from diabetes are declining, a new federal study shows,... Read »

Apr 17, 2014
Obamacare Helped Nearly 10M Get Insurance: Gallup

Obamacare Helped Nearly 10M Get Insurance: Gallup

A new Gallup survey out on Wednesday shows that Obamacare has helped nearly 10 million Americans get new... Read »

Apr 17, 2014
Most Supplements Don't Work, But Americans Still Love Them

Most Supplements Don't Work, But Americans Still Love Them

Although there isn't a lot of evidence that supplements are effective, Americans still love them. Read »

Apr 16, 2014
San Jose Man Dies from Legionnaires' Disease

San Jose Man Dies from Legionnaires' Disease

What was supposed to be a vacation to consider Palm Springs as a retirement location turned into a nightmare for one... Watch »

Apr 16, 2014
Covered California Final Deadline Arrives

Covered California Final Deadline Arrives

Consumers who were unable to create an account or fill out an application because of technical problems on... Read »

Apr 15, 2014
Ebola Outbreak in West Africa Kills at Least 100

Ebola Outbreak in West Africa Kills at Least 100

Over 100 people have died from the latest Ebola outbreak in West Africa. Read »

Apr 14, 2014
Low Blood Sugar Tied to

Low Blood Sugar Tied to "Hangry" Fights With Spouses

Could low blood sugar make you so "hangry" you'd be more prone to abusing your spouse? That's what a... Read »

Apr 14, 2014
Study: Candy Bar Might Help Avoid Next Fight with Spouse

Study: Candy Bar Might Help Avoid Next Fight with Spouse

A quick candy bar may stave off more than hunger. It could prevent major fights between husbands and wives, at least... Read »

Apr 14, 2014
Fussy Kids Watching More Television, Study Finds

Fussy Kids Watching More Television, Study Finds

Parents of fussy kids may be creating a generation of television binge-watchers by using screen time to soothe their... Read »

Apr 14, 2014
Sebelius: Health Care Launch

Sebelius: Health Care Launch "Terribly Flawed"

Outgoing Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius said the administration's own predictions that... Read »

Apr 13, 2014
Anchovy, Sardine Warning from Calif. Health Department

Anchovy, Sardine Warning from Calif. Health Department

The California Department of Public Health is advising consumers not to eat anchovies or sardines caught... Read »

Apr 11, 2014
Stanford Doctor Helps Man with Reconstructive Surgery

Stanford Doctor Helps Man with Reconstructive Surgery

A Mississippi man was able to reunite with a Stanford doctor who helped him have a child of his own... Watch »

Apr 11, 2014
Silicon Valley Ageism Stifles Medical Innovation

Silicon Valley Ageism Stifles Medical Innovation

The rampant ageism that's seized Silicon Valley and frozen opportunity for engineers and workers over 35 has... Read »

Apr 9, 2014
More Illnesses Aboard Crown Princess Cruise Ship

More Illnesses Aboard Crown Princess Cruise Ship

Officials say the number of passengers believed to be sick with the highly contagious norovirus has nearly... Read »

Apr 9, 2014
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