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Saturday, Feb 21, 2015 at 02:35 AM EST

New Sterilization Rules Combat "Superbug" Infections: Doctors

New Sterilization Rules Combat "Superbug" Infections: Doctors

New procedures for cleaning a medical device used in some exams will prevent the "superbug" from spreading to anyone else after it led to two deaths and six other infections, doctors and administrators at Ronald...

Saturday, Feb 21, 2015 at 12:26 AM EST

Killer Virus Discovered in Kansas

Killer Virus Discovered in Kansas

Scientists have stumbled upon a never-before-seen virus that apparently killed a man in Kansas last year, NBC News reported Friday.

Thursday, Feb 19, 2015 at 11:52 AM EST

FDA Warning: Traces of Peanuts Found in Cumin

FDA Warning: Traces of Peanuts Found in Cumin

Hundreds of products are being pulled from store shelves after traces of peanut were found in cumin spice — a life-threatening danger to some people with peanut allergies.

Wednesday, Feb 18, 2015 at 09:54 PM EST

New Breast Cancer Treatment Extends Life Over a Year

New Breast Cancer Treatment Extends Life Over a Year

A new combination of three chemotherapy drugs helps extend life by a year and a half for patients with a specific form of breast cancer, NBC News reported.

Tuesday, Feb 17, 2015 at 11:25 AM EST

Drugmaker Resubmits Women's Sex Pill to FDA

Drugmaker Resubmits Women's Sex Pill to FDA

The makers of a twice-rejected pill designed to boost female libido are resubmitting their drug to federal health regulators, following a recent lobbying blitz by politicians, women's groups and consumer...

Sunday, Feb 15, 2015 at 01:56 AM EST

Snag Affecting Health Law Sign-Ups Gets a Fix

Snag Affecting Health Law Sign-Ups Gets a Fix

A technical problem that had been interfering with sign-ups for government healthcare plans has been fixed, officials say.

Sunday, Feb 15, 2015 at 03:19 AM EST

What to Know for the Obamacare Deadline

What to Know for the Obamacare Deadline

If you're not insured, there's still time to sign up for health coverage this year under Obamacare before the Feb. 15 deadline.

Friday, Feb 13, 2015 at 10:31 AM EST

Puerto Rico Debates Fining Parents of Obese Children

Puerto Rico Debates Fining Parents of Obese Children

Parents of obese children in Puerto Rico would be fined up to $800 if they fail to improve their child's health, under a new proposed bill, NBC News reported.

Thursday, Feb 12, 2015 at 11:37 AM EST

Allergic to Milk? FDA Has a Valentine's Day Warning for You

Allergic to Milk? FDA Has a Valentine's Day Warning for You

Does your sweetheart have a milk allergy? You may want to hold off on a dark chocolate Valentine. Although dark chocolate generally isn't made with milk, a new Food and Drug Administration study released...

Monday, Feb 9, 2015 at 11:03 PM EST

Stress Worsens Heart Attack Recovery for Women: Study

Stress Worsens Heart Attack Recovery for Women: Study

We may now know why young and middle-aged women have a harder time recovering from a heart attacks than men -- and it all may be linked to stress. Roseanne Colletti has the results of a newly released major...

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