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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,... 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
New Pill Shows Longer Life for Leukemia Patients

New Pill Shows Longer Life for Leukemia Patients

A new once-a-day pill may help patients with an unusual form of leukemia live longer lives, doctors... Read »

May 31, 2014
Scientists Use Lasers to Regrow Teeth

Scientists Use Lasers to Regrow Teeth

Scientists have developed a new way to repair teeth that uses laser light to stimulate the body's stem cells... Read »

May 30, 2014
Medicare Drops Ban on Sex-Change Surgery

Medicare Drops Ban on Sex-Change Surgery

Medicare can no longer automatically deny coverage requests for sex reassignment surgeries, a federal board... Read »

May 30, 2014
FDA Puts New Age Restrictions on Tanning Beds

FDA Puts New Age Restrictions on Tanning Beds

The FDA announced new restrictions on tanning beds Thursday in an effort to reduce rising rates of skin... Read »

May 29, 2014
Chia Powder, Smoothie Mixes Recalled Over Salmonella

Chia Powder, Smoothie Mixes Recalled Over Salmonella

The California Department of Public Health is warning the public not to eat three products from a... Read »

May 29, 2014
Face of Heroin Is Young, White and Suburban, Study Finds

Face of Heroin Is Young, White and Suburban, Study Finds

There has been a dramatic shift in the demographics of heroin use in the U.S. with new users more likely to be white... Read »

May 28, 2014
Cynicism Could Lead to Dementia, New Study Finds

Cynicism Could Lead to Dementia, New Study Finds

Cynical people may be more likely to develop dementia later on in life, according to a new study conducted... Read »

May 28, 2014
Phoenix Vets Waited Average of 115 Days for Care: Report

Phoenix Vets Waited Average of 115 Days for Care: Report

A review of the VA health care facility in Phoenix, Arizona, identified at least 1,700 veterans who were... Read »

May 28, 2014
Minimally Invasive Weight Loss Surgery Developed at Mayo Clinic

Minimally Invasive Weight Loss Surgery Developed at Mayo Clinic

A new weight loss procedure developed at the Mayo Clinic constricts a patient's stomach without surgery and has led... Watch »

May 28, 2014
Louisiana Bill Could Force Abortion Clinic Closures

Louisiana Bill Could Force Abortion Clinic Closures

A bill that was passed by the Louisiana state legislature would place new restrictions on abortion providers... Watch »

May 25, 2014
Woman Meets Family of Kidney Donor Who Saved Her Life

Woman Meets Family of Kidney Donor Who Saved Her Life

A Fremont woman on Friday met the family of a kidney donor who saved her life. Watch »

May 25, 2014
670,000 Under Boil Alert After E. Coli Contaminates Portland Tap Water

670,000 Under Boil Alert After E. Coli Contaminates Portland Tap Water

Health officials in Portland, Oregon have ordered 670,000 people to boil their water after E. Coli turned up in city Read »

May 23, 2014
VA Scandal Gains Momentum, Shakes Democrats

VA Scandal Gains Momentum, Shakes Democrats

The scandal sweeping the U.S. Dept. of Veteran Affairs has been hard for President Obama to contain, with... Read »

May 23, 2014
Widespread Food Recalls Affect Memorial Day Favorites

Widespread Food Recalls Affect Memorial Day Favorites

Memorial Day cookout plates might be a little light this year after a slew of food recalls in over a dozen... Read »

May 23, 2014
Bay Area Beaches Make List of CA's Nastiest

Bay Area Beaches Make List of CA's Nastiest

The Bay Area came out well in the annual beach report card, but a few stretches of sand are struggling. Read »

May 23, 2014
LA Residents Show No Signs of MERS After Exposure: Officials

LA Residents Show No Signs of MERS After Exposure: Officials

At least 16 people in Los Angeles County who were exposed to MERS, or Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus... Read »

May 28, 2014
Hummus Recall Issued Over Possible Listeria Contamination

Hummus Recall Issued Over Possible Listeria Contamination

Food manufacturer Lansal has issued a voluntary recall on approximately 14,860 pounds of hummus and dip products due... Read »

May 23, 2014
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