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Wednesday, Mar 25, 2015 at 04:35 PM EDT

New Anthrax Treatment Okayed by FDA

New Anthrax Treatment Okayed by FDA

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new anthrax treatment that helps fight infection in patients who have already started showing symptoms — a phase that usually signals the disease has become...

Tuesday, Mar 24, 2015 at 02:22 PM EDT

Death Points to Dangers of Black-Market Cosmetic Work

Death Points to Dangers of Black-Market Cosmetic Work

The recent death of a Dallas woman who had received injections at a salon to expand the size of her buttocks follows other cosmetic-related deaths in Texas and around the country that authorities say were caused...

Tuesday, Mar 24, 2015 at 02:21 PM EDT

Nearly 250,000 Don't Know They Have Alzheimer's: Report

Nearly 250,000 Don't Know They Have Alzheimer's: Report

More than 500,000 Americans will have Alzheimer’s disease this year, but nearly 250,000 won’t know it, according to a new report.

Tuesday, Mar 24, 2015 at 12:55 PM EDT

11M Fewer Americans Uninsured Since Obamacare: CDC

11M Fewer Americans Uninsured Since Obamacare: CDC

The number of uninsured U.S. residents fell by more than 11 million since President Barack Obama signed the health care overhaul five years ago, according to a pair of reports Tuesday from the federal Centers...

Friday, Mar 20, 2015 at 10:57 AM EDT

Alzheimer's Silver Bullet? Drug Might Slow Dementia

Alzheimer's Silver Bullet? Drug Might Slow Dementia

Injections of a new "silver bullet" drug could slow memory loss in people who haven't yet Alzheimer's but who do have early symptoms, including brain plaques, early trials of the drug suggest.

Friday, Mar 20, 2015 at 03:17 PM EDT

Cheap Wines Chock-Full of Arsenic: Lawsuit

Cheap Wines Chock-Full of Arsenic: Lawsuit

Many popular, inexpensive brands of wine made and distributed in California, including Trader Joe's famed "Two Buck Chuck," contain illegal and dangerously high levels of poisonous inorganic arsenic, according...

Wednesday, Mar 18, 2015 at 02:56 PM EDT

Poison Center Calls About Kids Hit 1.3 Million: Report

Poison Center Calls About Kids Hit 1.3 Million: Report

Poison centers across the country get more than 1,100 calls everyday that relate to children poisoned by medicine, a new report said.

Tuesday, Mar 17, 2015 at 06:20 PM EDT

11 Million at Risk in Premera Blue Cross Hack

11 Million at Risk in Premera Blue Cross Hack

Health insurer Premera Blue Cross said on Tuesday that a major cyberattack on its systems may have exposed the personal or medical data of as many as 11 million people, NBC News reported.

Tuesday, Mar 17, 2015 at 12:21 PM EDT

WATCH: Bodybuilding Mom Fights MS

WATCH: Bodybuilding Mom Fights MS

Working out often isn't something you would expect from a person who has Multiple Sclerosis, but for Wendy Bordewisch, Evolutions Gym in Annapolis, Md. is often a home away from home.

Saturday, Mar 14, 2015 at 03:10 PM EDT

Youth in Rural Areas Have Higher Suicide Rate, Study Says

Youth in Rural Areas Have Higher Suicide Rate, Study Says

A new Ohio State University study has found that adolescents and young adults living in rural areas are more likely to commit suicide than those in cities. The study analyzed suicides among people ages 10 to 24...

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