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Sugary Drinks May Kill 184,000 People Each Year: Study

Sugary Drinks May Kill 184,000 People Each Year: Study

Consumption of soda, energy beverages, and other sugary drinks may be linked to 184,000 adult deaths each year... Watch »

Jun 30, 2015
USDA May Take New Stance on Fat

USDA May Take New Stance on Fat

Dietary guidelines on how much fat a person should eat per day have been in place for decades. Watch »

Jun 29, 2015
Why More Women Than Men Have Alzheimer's

Why More Women Than Men Have Alzheimer's

Nearly two-thirds of Americans with Alzheimer's disease are women, and now some scientists are questioning the... Read »

Jun 28, 2015
Whole Foods Recalls Macadamia Nuts for Possible Salmonella

Whole Foods Recalls Macadamia Nuts for Possible Salmonella

Whole Foods Market is voluntarily pulling macadamia nuts from its shelves in 12 states after a possible Salmonella... Read »

Jun 26, 2015
California Vaccine Bill Clears Major Hurdle

California Vaccine Bill Clears Major Hurdle

California's Assembly on Thursday approved a hotly contested bill requiring that nearly all public schoolchildren be... Read »

Jun 25, 2015
Study Looks at LGBTQ Community's

Study Looks at LGBTQ Community's "Unique Health Care Disparities"

UCSF launched the first large-scale, long-term health of study of LGBTQ people on Thursday. Read »

Jun 25, 2015
Covered California to Cap Costs of Specialty Drugs

Covered California to Cap Costs of Specialty Drugs

Rate changes set to take effect in 2016 for Covered California participants will set policy for all insurance... Read »

Jun 25, 2015
Man Wins $500K After Phone Records Doctors Mocking Him

Man Wins $500K After Phone Records Doctors Mocking Him

A Vienna, Virginia, man was awarded $500,000 in court after suing doctors he recorded mocking and insulting him... Watch »

Jun 25, 2015
Nearly 10K Cases of Ranch Salad Dressing Recalled

Nearly 10K Cases of Ranch Salad Dressing Recalled

A New Jersey-based company is voluntarily recalling nearly 10,000 cases of Wish-Bone Ranch salad dressing sold in... Read »

Jun 24, 2015
Study Suggests Benefits of Medical Marijuana Unproven

Study Suggests Benefits of Medical Marijuana Unproven

A new study published Tuesday suggests the benefits of medical marijuana for some illnesses is unproven. Watch »

Jun 23, 2015
GMO Lamb With Jellyfish Protein Sold for Meat in France

GMO Lamb With Jellyfish Protein Sold for Meat in France

France's national agricultural institute is investigating how a lamb whose mother had been genetically modified with... Read »

Jun 23, 2015
Action Needed Now to Slow Climate Change: WH

Action Needed Now to Slow Climate Change: WH

Failure to act on climate change could cause an estimated 57,000 deaths a year in the United States from poor air... Read »

Jun 23, 2015
Skinny Jeans Land

Skinny Jeans Land "Fashion Victim" in Hospital for Days

An Australian woman was hospitalized for four days after her skinny jeans cut off the blood flow to her calves and... Read »

Jun 27, 2015
General Mills to Drop Artificial Ingredients in Cereal

General Mills to Drop Artificial Ingredients in Cereal

General Mills is dropping artificial colors and flavors from its cereals, the latest company to respond to a growing... Read »

Jun 22, 2015
Several Brands of Bottled Water Recalled

Several Brands of Bottled Water Recalled

Niagara Bottling is recalling its bottled water products after one of its spring sources was contaminated with E. Watch »

Jun 24, 2015
Scientists Discover 400,000-Year-Old Tartar on Cavemen Teeth

Scientists Discover 400,000-Year-Old Tartar on Cavemen Teeth

Like modern Americans at summer barbecues, people living in the early Paleolithic era were big fans of grilling... Read »

Jun 20, 2015
U.S. Officials Preparing for MERS Outbreak Following S. Korea

U.S. Officials Preparing for MERS Outbreak Following S. Korea

A deadly outbreak of the Middle East Respiratory Virus in South Korea is prompting health officials and experts... Read »

Jul 17, 2015
Study: Legal Medical Pot Doesn’t Boost Teen Use

Study: Legal Medical Pot Doesn’t Boost Teen Use

Some opponents argue against legalized pot, citing the risk of greater use among teenagers. Watch »

Jun 18, 2015
Teen Dies After Wisdom Teeth Extraction

Teen Dies After Wisdom Teeth Extraction

A Minnesota teen who had her wisdom teeth extracted has died after complications from the procedure, KARE, NBC's... Watch »

Jun 18, 2015
Trans Fat Linked to Worse Memory: Study

Trans Fat Linked to Worse Memory: Study

Men who have more dietary trans fat in their meals may have worse memory, according to a newly released study by the... Read »

Jun 18, 2015

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