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Friday, May 6, 2016 at 08:02 AM PDT

'Solar Kids': Brothers Become Paralyzed Each Night

'Solar Kids': Brothers Become Paralyzed Each Night

The two brothers have come to be known as the "solar kids" and their case has completely mystified Pakistani doctors. Ages 9 and 13, the boys are normal active children during the day.

Thursday, May 5, 2016 at 08:35 PM PDT

Trader Joe's Recalls Broccoli-Kale Salad

Trader Joe's Recalls Broccoli-Kale Salad

Grocery chain Trader Joe's is voluntarily recalling a salad containing broccoli slaw, kale and chicken, due to possible listeria contamination.

Friday, May 13, 2016 at 02:33 PM PDT

'Finding Help, Finding Hope': A Conversation on Child Mental Health

'Finding Help, Finding Hope': A Conversation on Child Mental Health

Caring for children's mental health takes a team approach: Family members, health care professionals and educators. When that happens, a young person's life can blossom. That's the goal behind National...

Thursday, May 5, 2016 at 02:58 PM PDT

FDA Brings E-Cigarettes Under Federal Authority

FDA Brings E-Cigarettes Under Federal Authority

Hundreds of electronic cigarette brands will have to undergo federal review to stay on the market under new rules that have the potential to upend a multi-billion dollar industry attempting to position itself as...

Wednesday, May 4, 2016 at 06:50 PM PDT

New Robot Surgeon Works on Its Own

New Robot Surgeon Works on Its Own

A new type of robot can perform tricky surgery as well as — and in some cases better than — human surgeons, NBC News reported. Researchers with Children’s National Medical Center in Washington said the...

Wednesday, May 4, 2016 at 05:22 PM PDT

Infected Mosquitoes Can't Transmit Zika Virus: Study

Infected Mosquitoes Can't Transmit Zika Virus: Study

Infecting mosquitoes with a strain of bacteria reduced their ability to transmit the Zika virus, according to Brazilian researchers, NBC News reported. Mosquitoes infected with the Wolbachia bacteria have been...

Wednesday, May 4, 2016 at 03:16 PM PDT

Medical Errors No. 3 Cause of Death in US: Experts

Medical Errors No. 3 Cause of Death in US: Experts

Two medical experts said Wednesday that medical mistakes — from surgical disasters to accidental drug overdoses — are the No. 3 cause of death in the U.S., NBC News reported. Dr.

Wednesday, May 4, 2016 at 08:26 AM PDT

Man Sprayed Mouse Poison on Produce at Mich. Stores: FBI

Man Sprayed Mouse Poison on Produce at Mich. Stores: FBI

A man is in custody after he admitted to spraying a contaminant that officials believe contained mouse poison on unpackaged food at several Michigan grocery stores, authorities said. An investigation indicated

Tuesday, May 3, 2016 at 07:56 PM PDT

US Not Ready for Zika Virus: Experts

US Not Ready for Zika Virus: Experts

Zika virus is going to start spreading in the United States and the country's not ready for it, experts said Tuesday. It probably won't spread much — most areas in the U.S. don't have the right conditions...

Tuesday, May 3, 2016 at 06:48 PM PDT

Feds Drop Harborside Marijuana Dispensary Case

Feds Drop Harborside Marijuana Dispensary Case

The attorney for a California medical marijuana dispensary billed as the nation's largest says federal prosecutors are stopping a nearly four-year effort to seize the dispensary's property.

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