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"We're Related": 8-Way Kidney Swap Donors, Recipients Meet

Donors and recipients involved in a groundbreaking eight-way kidney swap in Connecticut came face to face for the... Watch »

Mar 13, 2015
5 Confirmed Cases of Hepatitis Reported in Napa County

5 Confirmed Cases of Hepatitis Reported in Napa County

Five confirmed cases of hepatitis A, a contagious liver disease, have been reported to Napa County Public Health in... Watch »

Mar 12, 2015
Just Desserts Deserts Oakland for Fairfield

Just Desserts Deserts Oakland for Fairfield

Just Desserts will move from Oakland to Fairfield to double the size of its production facility. Read »

Mar 12, 2015
Dr. Nancy Snyderman Is Leaving NBC

Dr. Nancy Snyderman Is Leaving NBC

Dr. Nancy Snyderman is leaving her job as chief medical editor for NBC News to teach at a medical school, she... Read »

Mar 12, 2015
Ebola-Infected American Aid Worker Arrives at NIH

Ebola-Infected American Aid Worker Arrives at NIH

An American healthcare worker infected with Ebola in West Africa arrived at the National Institutes of Health (NIH)... Read »

Mar 13, 2015
Raising Legal Age for Tobacco Would Stop, Delay Use: Report

Raising Legal Age for Tobacco Would Stop, Delay Use: Report

Raising the legal age to buy tobacco to higher than 18 would likely prevent premature death for hundreds of... Read »

Mar 12, 2015
San Mateo County Sheriff's Deputy Donates Kidney

San Mateo County Sheriff's Deputy Donates Kidney

Garrett Ramos says he is blessed, happy and excited to feel normal again after suffering five years from kidney... Watch »

Mar 11, 2015
Common Vaccine Boosts Cancer Treatment: Study

Common Vaccine Boosts Cancer Treatment: Study

A new study has shown that an ordinary tetanus vaccine can greatly lengthen the lives of people with deadly brain... Read »

Mar 11, 2015
Could New

Could New "Fat-Melting" Injection End Double Chins?

A new "fat-melting" drug designed to get rid of double chins moved one step closer to market this week... Read »

Mar 11, 2015
Maker of Children's Tylenol Pleads Guilty Over Recall

Maker of Children's Tylenol Pleads Guilty Over Recall

A subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson pleaded guilty Tuesday to a federal criminal charge that it sold over-the-counter... Read »

Mar 11, 2015
Renowned Stanford Neurosurgeon Paul Kalanithi Dies

Renowned Stanford Neurosurgeon Paul Kalanithi Dies

Dr. Paul Kalanithi touched countless lives, first as a neurosurgeon, then as a patient himself. He wrote with brutal Watch »

Mar 10, 2015
Prime Healthcare Rejects Deal to Purchase 6 Hospitals

Prime Healthcare Rejects Deal to Purchase 6 Hospitals

A leading hospital management company has backed out of a proposed multi-million dollar deal to buy six nonprofit... Read »

Mar 10, 2015
Blood Test May Spot Autism in Infants: Study

Blood Test May Spot Autism in Infants: Study

A blood-based measure could lead to a clinical test that could spot signs of autism in boys just 1 or 2 years old, a... Watch »

Mar 12, 2015
Facebook Removes

Facebook Removes "Feeling Fat" Emoji in Response to Petition

Facebook has removed a 'feeling fat' emoji after a successful online petition declared that "fat is not a... Read »

Mar 10, 2015
Burger King Drops Soft Drinks From Kids' Meals

Burger King Drops Soft Drinks From Kids' Meals

Burger King is no longer promoting soft drinks on its kids' meal menus. "We have removed fountain drinks from... Read »

Mar 10, 2015
Dunkin' Drops Food-Coloring Additive

Dunkin' Drops Food-Coloring Additive

Dunkin’ Donuts is removing a food-coloring ingredient from their powdered sugar goods, the brand announced... Read »

Mar 6, 2015

"Wake-Up Call": Study Reveals Magnitude of Memory Loss

A new study from the federal CDC shows that about 4 million American households include at least one adult with... Read »

Mar 5, 2015
Extra Oxygen Could Help Fight Cancer, Study Suggests

Extra Oxygen Could Help Fight Cancer, Study Suggests

A provocative study in mice suggests something as simple as breathing in extra oxygen might give immune cells a... Read »

Mar 5, 2015
McDonald's to Use Chicken Without Certain Antibiotics

McDonald's to Use Chicken Without Certain Antibiotics

McDonald's says it plans to start using chicken raised without antibiotics important to human medicine and milk from... Read »

Mar 4, 2015
Thousands of Bassinets, Cradles Recalled Due to Suffocation Risk

Thousands of Bassinets, Cradles Recalled Due to Suffocation Risk

Fall and suffocation hazards prompted the recall of thousands of two-in-one bassinets. Watch »

Mar 4, 2015

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