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Tuesday, Aug 2, 2016 at 10:42 AM EDT

'Xtreme Eating' Awards: Unhealthiest Chain Meals in US

'Xtreme Eating' Awards: Unhealthiest Chain Meals in US

A Whole Hog Burger at Uno Pizzeria & Grill is no diet food. Loaded with hamburger, sausage, bacon, prosciutto, pepperoni, four types of cheese, garlic mayo, and pickles and a side of fries, it will set you back...

Tuesday, Aug 2, 2016 at 09:49 AM EDT

Puppy Swallows Rubber Duckies

Puppy Swallows Rubber Duckies

An Oklahoma puppy undergoes emergency surgery after swallowing several rubber duckies. [warning: graphic footage]

Tuesday, Aug 2, 2016 at 05:18 AM EDT

1-Year-Old Born With Giant Tumor to Get Life-Saving Surgery

1-Year-Old Born With Giant Tumor to Get Life-Saving Surgery

A 1-year-old Queens girl born with a giant life-threatening facial tumor on her face will undergo surgery at Lenox Hill Hospital this week to remove the huge mass, which, if left untreated, could cause the child...

Sunday, Jul 31, 2016 at 10:30 AM EDT

Flour Recall Prompts New Warning: Don't Eat Dough or Batter

Flour Recall Prompts New Warning: Don't Eat Dough or Batter

The most basic of baking ingredients, flour, is at the center of a complicated question: How did it become contaminated with bacteria normally found in animal feces? The E. coli-tainted flour from General Mills...

Thursday, Jul 28, 2016 at 11:49 AM EDT

New Mobile Unit Saves Lives of Stroke Patients

New Mobile Unit Saves Lives of Stroke Patients

A new mobile stroke unit in ambulances in Colorado is saving stroke patients' lives, allowing them to get treatment before arriving at the hospital.

Thursday, Jul 28, 2016 at 08:48 AM EDT

Elephant Sedative Poses New Threat in Overdose Fight

Elephant Sedative Poses New Threat in Overdose Fight

A drug used to sedate elephants and other large animals, 100 times as potent as the fentanyl already escalating the country's heroin troubles, is suspected in spates of overdoses in several states, where...

Thursday, Jul 28, 2016 at 12:48 AM EDT

Texas Man Surprises Friend With Kidney Donation in Viral Video

Texas Man Surprises Friend With Kidney Donation in Viral Video

Born with a rare disease and just days away from kidney failure, Fort Worth nurse Danny Kolzow is getting a lifeline from a longtime friend. Graham McMillan is donating one of his kidneys to Kolzow.

Wednesday, Jul 27, 2016 at 08:01 AM EDT

First Medical Marijuana Dispensary Opens in Florida

First Medical Marijuana Dispensary Opens in Florida

The first shop that can legally sell medical marijuana in Florida opened at a strip mall in Tallahassee on Tuesday and Dallas Nagy became its first customer, buying cannabis capsules that he hopes will ease his...

Wednesday, Jul 27, 2016 at 04:25 AM EDT

FDA Reconsiders Gay Blood Ban

FDA Reconsiders Gay Blood Ban

Facing increased pressure from Democrats in Congress, the Food and Drug Administration began to officially reconsider its policy limiting blood donations from gay and bisexual men on Tuesday, NBC News reported.

Tuesday, Jul 26, 2016 at 10:11 PM EDT

Ice Bucket Challenge Leads to Disease Discovery: Paper

Ice Bucket Challenge Leads to Disease Discovery: Paper

The ice bucket challenge became a phenomenon in the of summer 2014, and the boost in funding it brought about helped lead to a significant discovery in the study of the ALS disease, according to a paper...