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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...

Monday, Mar 16, 2015 at 12:04 AM EDT

Blue Bell Recalls Ice Cream Treats Over Listeria Risk

Blue Bell Recalls Ice Cream Treats Over Listeria Risk

The FDA issued a consumer advisory about some Texas-made Blue Bell ice cream products Friday, after three patients who had eaten the ice cream in a Kansas hospital died of a foodborne illness. The illnesses...

Friday, Mar 13, 2015 at 10:40 AM EDT

"We're Related": 8-Way Kidney Swap Donors, Recipients Meet

"We're Related": 8-Way Kidney Swap Donors, Recipients Meet

Donors and recipients involved in a groundbreaking eight-way kidney swap in Connecticut came face to face for the first time Thursday, greeting each other with hugs, tears and laughter.

Thursday, Mar 12, 2015 at 07:57 PM EDT

Dr. Nancy Snyderman Is Leaving NBC

Dr. Nancy Snyderman Is Leaving NBC

Dr. Nancy Snyderman is leaving her job as chief medical editor for NBC News to teach at a medical school, she announced Thursday. "I stepped out of the OR a few years ago, and it is now time for me to return to...

Friday, Mar 13, 2015 at 01:18 PM EDT

Ebola-Infected American Aid Worker Arrives at NIH

Ebola-Infected American Aid Worker Arrives at NIH

An American healthcare worker infected with Ebola in West Africa arrived at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in Maryland Friday morning. The patient was admitted to the NIH Clinical Center's Special...

Thursday, Mar 12, 2015 at 04:42 PM EDT

Raising Legal Age for Tobacco Would Stop, Delay Use: Report

Raising Legal Age for Tobacco Would Stop, Delay Use: Report

Raising the legal age to buy tobacco to higher than 18 would likely prevent premature death for hundreds of thousands of people, according to a report issued Thursday by the Institute of Medicine.

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