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Wednesday, Sep 10, 2014 at 09:10 AM EDT

Enteroviruses: What You Need to Know

Enteroviruses: What You Need to Know

An outbreak of an uncommon virus, Enterovirus D68, has made children in a dozen states ill and has left some hospitalized, according to NBC News. Children with asthma are particularly

Tuesday, Sep 9, 2014 at 08:30 AM EDT

FDA Approves Breakthrough Drug That Fights Melanoma

FDA Approves Breakthrough Drug That Fights Melanoma

The FDA approved a new drug Thursday that could change the way melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer, is treated. The drug, Keytruda, was considered a breakthrough and approved after it was tested on more...

Saturday, Sep 6, 2014 at 03:36 PM EDT

Silent Killer: How to Prevent Cardiomyopathy Among Athletes

Silent Killer: How to Prevent Cardiomyopathy Among Athletes

As schools open across the country, an estimated 2,000 Americans under the age of 25 can be expected to die of sudden cardiac arrest in the coming year, according to the Centers for Disease Control...

Friday, Sep 5, 2014 at 08:36 AM EDT

Kids' Sunglasses Recalled for Excessive Lead

Kids' Sunglasses Recalled for Excessive Lead

A Rhode Island-based sunglasses company on Thursday issued a recall of more than 200,000 sunglasses due to an excessive amount of lead in the paint. The glasses are made by FGX and feature designs from...

Tuesday, Sep 9, 2014 at 08:30 AM EDT

CVS Renames Itself, Goes Tobacco Free Early

CVS Renames Itself, Goes Tobacco Free Early

CVS, the nation's second-largest drugstore chain, will tweak its corporate name and stop the sale of tobacco nearly a month sooner than planned, The Associated Press reported. CVS Caremark said it will now...

Monday, Sep 1, 2014 at 01:41 AM EDT

U.S. Judge Blocks Enforcement of New La. Abortion Law

U.S. Judge Blocks Enforcement of New La. Abortion Law

A federal judge on Sunday temporarily blocked enforcement of Louisiana's restrictive new abortion law, The Associated Press reported.

Sunday, Aug 31, 2014 at 06:54 PM EDT

Widow: Defibrillator Not Used on Husband Because of Hairy Chest

Widow: Defibrillator Not Used on Husband Because of Hairy Chest

A New Mexico woman is asking Southwest Airlines to review its training policies after her husband suffered a heart attack on a flight and wasn't immediately hooked up to a defibrillator because his chest...

Saturday, Aug 30, 2014 at 11:57 AM EDT

Kraft Recalls Some American Singles Cheese

Kraft Recalls Some American Singles Cheese

Kraft is voluntarily recalling 7,691 cases of four varieties of its regular American Singles cheese product. The recalled products have a "Best if Used By" date of Feb. 20, 2015, and

Friday, Aug 29, 2014 at 08:27 AM EDT

Danger in La. Water: What to Know About Brain-Destroying Amoeba

Danger in La. Water: What to Know About Brain-Destroying Amoeba

A rare but potentially deadly brain-destroying amoeba was found in a parish water supply in Louisiana, putting a community on edge.

Thursday, Aug 28, 2014 at 06:36 PM EDT

Ebola Outbreak Likely Started From 1 Person: Study

Ebola Outbreak Likely Started From 1 Person: Study

One infected person likely started the Ebola outbreak that is devastating West Africa, a new genetic analysis suggests.

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