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Friday, Apr 17, 2015 at 05:37 PM EDT

Indiana HIV Outbreak Has Now Infected 130 People

Indiana HIV Outbreak Has Now Infected 130 People

An HIV outbreak in southeastern Indiana that is related to abuse of intravenous prescription drugs, has now reached 130 cases as of Friday, up from 106 a week ago, Reuters reported.

Friday, Apr 17, 2015 at 02:09 PM EDT

Disneyland-Linked Measles Outbreak Has Ended: Official

Disneyland-Linked Measles Outbreak Has Ended: Official

The California measles outbreak that started in Disneyland four months ago is over, a state health official announced Friday. No new outbreak-related measles cases have been reported to state health department...

Friday, Apr 17, 2015 at 12:10 PM EDT

Mass. Court Upholds $63M Verdict in Children's Motrin Case

Mass. Court Upholds $63M Verdict in Children's Motrin Case

A Superior Court jury ruled in 2013 that Johnson & Johnson failed to provide sufficient warnings about the potential side effects of Motrin.

Friday, Apr 17, 2015 at 05:45 PM EDT

Group of Doctors Wants Dr. Oz Fired From Columbia

Group of Doctors Wants Dr. Oz Fired From Columbia

Columbia University has not removed TV celebrity doctor Mehmet Oz from his faculty position as a group of top doctors has demanded, citing his "egregious lack of integrity" for promoting what they call "quack...

Thursday, Apr 16, 2015 at 11:27 AM EDT

U.S. Moms Typically Space Pregnancies 2½ Years Apart: Study

U.S. Moms Typically Space Pregnancies 2½ Years Apart: Study

For U.S. moms, the typical time between pregnancies is about 2½ years but nearly a third of women space their children too close, a government study shows, The Associated Press reported. Experts say mothers...

Wednesday, Apr 15, 2015 at 10:57 AM EDT

"Entopreneurs" Feed Growing Appetite for Edible Insects

"Entopreneurs" Feed Growing Appetite for Edible Insects

They hop. They crawl. They squirm. And they could be coming to a dinner plate near you. An increasing number of "entopreneurs" are launching businesses to feed a growing appetite for crickets, mealworms and...

Monday, Apr 13, 2015 at 08:56 PM EDT

Military Kids May Be Missing Vaccines: Study

Military Kids May Be Missing Vaccines: Study

A new study suggests children of American military families may be missing out on important childhood vaccines, NBC News reported Monday.

Saturday, Apr 11, 2015 at 07:55 PM EDT

Everything You Need to Know About Listeria

Everything You Need to Know About Listeria

Large food recalls have forced consumers to throw away hummus and ice cream that may be contaminated with the same potentially deadly bacteria — listeria.

Wednesday, Apr 15, 2015 at 03:03 PM EDT

Conn., Northeast States May See Cases of Deadly Tick-Borne Virus

Conn., Northeast States May See Cases of Deadly Tick-Borne Virus

A rare but potentially deadly virus has made its way to Connecticut and could soon be transferred from ticks to humans, according to state officials.

Friday, Apr 10, 2015 at 03:38 PM EDT

Smokeless Tobacco Company Wants FDA to Drop Warning Labels

Smokeless Tobacco Company Wants FDA to Drop Warning Labels

Smokeless tobacco company, Swedish Match, is seeking Food and Drug Administration permission to remove or revise several warning labels on the pouches, called "snus", which are teabag-like pouches users can...

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