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CA Vaccine Bill Stalls; Will Come Back Next Week

CA Vaccine Bill Stalls; Will Come Back Next Week

A California bill that would prevent parents from seeking vaccination waivers for their children because of... Watch »

Apr 15, 2015

"Entopreneurs" Feed Growing Appetite for Edible Insects

They hop. They crawl. They squirm. And they could be coming to a dinner plate near you. Watch »

Apr 15, 2015
Military Kids May Be Missing Vaccines: Study

Military Kids May Be Missing Vaccines: Study

A new study suggests children of American military families may be missing out on important childhood vaccines, NBC... Read »

Apr 13, 2015
Everything You Need to Know About Listeria

Everything You Need to Know About Listeria

Large food recalls have forced consumers to throw away hummus and ice cream that may be contaminated with the same... Read »

Apr 11, 2015
Conn., Northeast States May See Cases of Deadly Tick-Borne Virus

Conn., Northeast States May See Cases of Deadly Tick-Borne Virus

A rare but potentially deadly virus has made its way to Connecticut and could soon be transferred from ticks to... Read »

Apr 15, 2015
Smokeless Tobacco Company Wants FDA to Drop Warning Labels

Smokeless Tobacco Company Wants FDA to Drop Warning Labels

Smokeless tobacco company, Swedish Match, is seeking Food and Drug Administration permission to remove or revise... Read »

Apr 10, 2015
Can “Wasabi Receptors” Improve Pain Medications?

Can “Wasabi Receptors” Improve Pain Medications?

Researchers at University of California San Francisco think new information about the so-called “wasabi receptor”... Read »

Apr 9, 2015
Sabra Recalls Hummus for Possible Listeria Contamination

Sabra Recalls Hummus for Possible Listeria Contamination

Sabra Dipping Company is voluntarily recalling its "Classic Hummus" because of possible Listeria... Read »

Apr 7, 2015
Berkeley Votes to Support Controversial Vaccine Exemption Bill

Berkeley Votes to Support Controversial Vaccine Exemption Bill

The Berkeley City Council on Tuesday night voted to support a controversial vaccine exemption bill. Watch »

Apr 7, 2015
Blue Bell Expands Recall of Okla. Plant Products

Blue Bell Expands Recall of Okla. Plant Products

Blue Bell Creameries is expanding its recall to include banana pudding-flavored ice cream made at the company's... Watch »

Apr 8, 2015
False-Positive Mammograms Costing U.S. $4B: Study

False-Positive Mammograms Costing U.S. $4B: Study

New research suggests that false-positive mammograms, which indicate a woman has breast cancer even though she... Read »

Apr 7, 2015
Breast Milk Bought Online May Be Diluted With Cow's Milk

Breast Milk Bought Online May Be Diluted With Cow's Milk

In the growing online market for breast milk, more than one in 10 tested samples contained cow's milk, researchers... Read »

Apr 6, 2015
Young Bride Killed by Brain-Eating Amoeba

Young Bride Killed by Brain-Eating Amoeba

Koral Reef was only 20 years old when she developed a rare, brain-eating amoeba that eventually claimed her life. Watch »

Apr 6, 2015
Girl Hooked Up to

Girl Hooked Up to "Robotic Lung" While Battling Severe Flu

UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital held picture day on Friday -- not a promotional shoot for doctors and nurses, but... Watch »

Apr 5, 2015
Blue Bell Suspends Operations at Oklahoma Plant

Blue Bell Suspends Operations at Oklahoma Plant

Blue Bell Creameries has voluntarily suspended operations at an Oklahoma plant that officials had previously... Watch »

Apr 4, 2015

"The Baby's Coming Now!" Woman Gives Birth in LA Courthouse

A woman who stopped inside a downtown Los Angeles courthouse to pay a bill left with a little bit more than a... Watch »

Apr 3, 2015
14 Attorneys General Urge Congress to Investigate Herbal Supplement Industry

14 Attorneys General Urge Congress to Investigate Herbal Supplement...

Fourteen attorneys general asked Congress to launch an investigation of the herbal supplements industry and to... Read »

Apr 2, 2015
WATCH: New Heat-Sensitive Socks for Diabetics

WATCH: New Heat-Sensitive Socks for Diabetics

Remember mood rings? Researchers have developed heat-sensitive socks that change color to monitor circulation in... Watch »

Apr 2, 2015
Nearly 1 in 5 Americans Take Drugs Daily to Relax: Survey

Nearly 1 in 5 Americans Take Drugs Daily to Relax: Survey

Nearly one in five Americans report using some sort of drug every day that alters their mood or helps them relax... Read »

Apr 1, 2015
Tips for Coping With Spring's

Tips for Coping With Spring's "Intense" Allergy Season

While many are looking forward to milder spring temps following a winter that saw record cold and snow, some experts... Read »

Apr 1, 2015

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