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Thursday, May 7, 2015 at 07:30 AM EDT

"Pollen Tsunami" Causing Misery in the Northeast

"Pollen Tsunami" Causing Misery in the Northeast

Move over, pollen vortex, the pollen tsunami is here. A ferocious winter, delayed spring and even the beginnings of climate change have created a "pollen tsunami" that is slamming allergy sufferers in the...

Monday, May 4, 2015 at 11:07 AM EDT

What Can You do to Prevent Skin Cancer?

What Can You do to Prevent Skin Cancer?

Summer is coming! To get ready for more time in the sun, dermatologists offer advice on skin cancer prevention.

Thursday, Apr 30, 2015 at 09:17 AM EDT

Feds Probe Safety of Hospital Hand Cleaners

Feds Probe Safety of Hospital Hand Cleaners

Federal health officials say more information is needed to establish the safety and effectiveness of common hand cleaners used in hospitals, doctors' offices and nursing homes to kill germs and prevent...

Wednesday, Apr 29, 2015 at 10:25 PM EDT

These Are America's Cities With the Worst Air Pollution

These Are America's Cities With the Worst Air Pollution

Air pollution is still a "pervasive public health threat" in the U.S. — and while many of the nation's most polluted cities have cleaned up their acts, a number are still choked by ozone and particle pollution...

Wednesday, Apr 29, 2015 at 09:58 PM EDT

German Measles Eliminated From Americas: Officials

German Measles Eliminated From Americas: Officials

German measles has officially been eradicated from North and South America, the first region of the world to vanquish the disease, health officials announced Wednesday.

Wednesday, Apr 29, 2015 at 07:10 PM EDT

Doctors Save 3 Babies With "4-D-Printed" Airway Splints

Doctors Save 3 Babies With "4-D-Printed" Airway Splints

Three small children who were born with a rare and often deadly defect to their windpipes are now healthy and breathing normally, thanks to innovative "4-D"-printed airway splints created by a team of doctors...

Wednesday, Apr 29, 2015 at 05:56 PM EDT

Cuomo: NY Plan Will End AIDS Epidemic by 2020

Cuomo: NY Plan Will End AIDS Epidemic by 2020

New York state will end its AIDS epidemic by 2020, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Wednesday, vowing to add the virus to the list of largely vanquished killers such as polio and smallpox.

Wednesday, Apr 29, 2015 at 01:47 AM EDT

State of the Air 2015: SoCal Breathing Dangerous Pollutants

State of the Air 2015: SoCal Breathing Dangerous Pollutants

Air pollution remains a "pervasive public health threat" in the U.S., with almost half of Americans — about 44 percent — living in communities where the air can be dangerous to breathe, according to a new study...

Tuesday, Apr 28, 2015 at 11:28 AM EDT

Why We Snack: New Clues on What Makes Us Munch

Why We Snack: New Clues on What Makes Us Munch

What drives us to snack? Two separate teams of researchers are trying to figure that out, and they've found that our brains may have a system for making us want to munch, with neurons motivating us to eat.

Monday, Apr 27, 2015 at 01:56 PM EDT

Chipotle Phases Out GMOs

Chipotle Phases Out GMOs

Chipotle says it has completed phasing out genetically modified ingredients from its food. The Denver-based chain had already been using mostly non-GMO ingredients, but said in late 2013 it was working...

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