The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention plans to launch a new ad campaign to raise awareness about the dangers of opioid addiction. CDC acting director Anne Schuchat discussed the problem at the National...
Monday, Apr 17, 2017 at 03:59 AM PDT
Overcoming Opioids: The Quest for Less Addictive Drugs
Tummy tucks really hurt. Doctors carve from hip to hip, slicing off skin, tightening muscles, tugging at innards. Patients often need strong painkillers for days or even weeks, but Mary Hernandez went home on...
Friday, Apr 14, 2017 at 02:15 PM PDT
How Trump Insurance Changes Could Affect Coverage Next Year
A much tighter sign-up deadline and coverage delays will be waiting for some health insurance customers now that President Donald Trump's administration has finished a plan designed to stabilize shaky insurance...
Friday, Apr 14, 2017 at 02:06 PM PDT
Hyland's Teething Tablets Recalled Over Levels of Toxic Herb
The maker of Hyland's teething tablets has issued a recall for any remaining packages at the urging of U.S. regulators, who say the medicine has inconsistent levels of a herb that can be poisonous.
Friday, Apr 14, 2017 at 04:02 AM PDT
Trump Allows States to Block Some Abortion Provider Funding
Further chipping away at his predecessor's legacy, President Donald Trump signed legislation Thursday that lets states deny federal family planning money to Planned Parenthood and other abortion providers.
Apple has hired a small team of biomedical engineers to work at a nondescript office in Palo Alto, miles from corporate headquarters, CNBC reported Wednesday.
They are part of a super secret initiative,...
Wednesday, Apr 12, 2017 at 02:50 PM PDT
Bay Area Mom Creates Book Series for Children With Autism
About two years ago, Alicia Coleman-Clark’s frustration with the canon of children’s literature reached a breaking point. Her 10-year-old daughter, Ava, who has autism spectrum disorder, loved having stories...
Thursday, Apr 13, 2017 at 06:21 AM PDT
The Most Popular Easter Candies Ranked by Nutrition
'Tis the season for dyeing Easter eggs — and snacking on chocolate ones. Worried you'll wreck your healthy eating streak come Easter Sunday? Well, because your favorite pastel-packaged spring candies wouldn't...
Wednesday, Apr 12, 2017 at 11:23 AM PDT
Trans Fat Ban Linked With Fewer NY Heart Attacks & Strokes
Local bans on artery-clogging trans fats in restaurant foods led to fewer heart attacks and strokes in several New York counties, a new study suggests.
The study hints at the potential for widespread health...