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Molly's Journey Through the Eyes of Her Husband

Molly's Journey Through the Eyes of Her Husband

Arash Golbon, the husband of lung cancer patient Molly Golbon, shares his perspective of supporting his wife through... Watch »

Jun 13, 2014
The Health Benefits of Drinking Wine Explained

The Health Benefits of Drinking Wine Explained

After a long day, a glass of wine may help ease some tension. But did you know it could also help your health? One... Watch »

Jun 13, 2014
Genetically, There's No Such Thing as a Mexican: Study

Genetically, There's No Such Thing as a Mexican: Study

Even though medical researchers and census-takers lump Latinos and Hispanics into one group, a giant study of... Read »

Jun 12, 2014
Cheesemakers Fear Wooden Board Crackdown

Cheesemakers Fear Wooden Board Crackdown

Aging cheese on wood boards is a common practice among artisan cheesemakers at home and overseas. Now, some in... Watch »

Jun 11, 2014
Service Dogs Not Trained to Help Kids with Autism: Complaint

Service Dogs Not Trained to Help Kids with Autism: Complaint

A pair of Bay Area families claim a nonprofit organization provided service dogs that were not properly trained... Watch »

Jun 10, 2014
Moles May Suggest Breast Cancer: Study

Moles May Suggest Breast Cancer: Study

In two new studies, two teams of researchers, one in France and one in the United States, looked at surveys of... Read »

Jun 11, 2014
29 Million Americans Have Diabetes: Report

29 Million Americans Have Diabetes: Report

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention is reporting that more than 29 million American adults have diabetes... Read »

Jun 10, 2014
E-Cigarette Crackdown Spreads Across U.S.

E-Cigarette Crackdown Spreads Across U.S.

Santa Clara County on Tuesday cracked down on "e-cigarettes" so that they now fall under the same... Watch »

Jun 10, 2014
Epileptic Girl Inspiration Behind Florida Medical Pot Bill

Epileptic Girl Inspiration Behind Florida Medical Pot Bill

An 11-year-old girl who suffers from epileptic seizures is the inspiration behind a bill in Florida that would allow... Read »

Jun 8, 2014
Illinois 1st State to Ban Microbeads in Cosmetics

Illinois 1st State to Ban Microbeads in Cosmetics

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn signed legislation Sunday that he says makes Illinois the first state to ban the sale and... Read »

Jun 9, 2014
Formerly Conjoined Twins to Go Home

Formerly Conjoined Twins to Go Home

The formerly-conjoined Ezell twins are sharing an exciting milestone -- they'll soon be headed home for good. Mom... Read »

Jun 8, 2014
Painful Mosquito Infection Spreading Rapidly: CDC

Painful Mosquito Infection Spreading Rapidly: CDC

A painful, mosquito-borne infection is spreading rapidly in the Caribbean, with the number of cases nearly doubling... Read »

Jun 5, 2014
Stem Cells Treat Multiple Sclerosis in Mice

Stem Cells Treat Multiple Sclerosis in Mice

Human embryonic stem cells might help treat multiple sclerosis, according to a new study released Thursday. Read »

Jun 5, 2014
Ebola Cases on the Rise, Despite Government Claims

Ebola Cases on the Rise, Despite Government Claims

Cases of the deadly hemorrhagic fever Ebola are on the rise in Guinea and Sierra Leone, the World Health... Read »

Jun 5, 2014
Camels Confirmed as a Direct Source of MERS

Camels Confirmed as a Direct Source of MERS

Researchers have found the first direct link between camels and the mysterious MERS virus, according to a new report... Read »

Jun 4, 2014
2 Million Have Obamacare

2 Million Have Obamacare "Discrepancies"

About 1 in 4 Obamacare enrollees have data discrepancies, or what officials have termed "inconsistencies,"... Read »

Jun 4, 2014
Food Workers Responsible for 70% of Norovirus Outbreaks: CDC

Food Workers Responsible for 70% of Norovirus Outbreaks: CDC

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention has issued a new warning on the norovirus. Cheryl Hurd reports. Watch »

Jun 3, 2014
Panera Swears Off Artificial Ingredients

Panera Swears Off Artificial Ingredients

Panera says it will remove artificial colors, flavors, sweeteners and preservatives from its food by 2016, a... Read »

Jun 3, 2014
Patient's Own Immune Cells Tackle Cervical Cancer

Patient's Own Immune Cells Tackle Cervical Cancer

At least two women with deadly cervical cancer are alive today, because of a new treatment which finds immune cells... Read »

Jun 2, 2014
NJ Baby Latest to Die in Recalled Nap Nanny Chair

NJ Baby Latest to Die in Recalled Nap Nanny Chair

An 8-month-old baby girl in New Jersey is the latest child to die in the recalled infant recliner known as the... Read »

Jun 2, 2014
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