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Monday, Jul 21, 2014 at 05:25 PM EDT

Hopkins to Pay $190M Over Gynecologist's Taped Exams

Hopkins to Pay $190M Over Gynecologist's Taped Exams

A gynecologist who secretly used a pen-like camera to record hundreds of videos and photos of his patients' sex organs during pelvic exams will cost one of the world's most prestigious medical centers...

Sunday, Jul 20, 2014 at 05:21 PM EDT

For Many, Summer Is the Most Stressful Season: Survey

For Many, Summer Is the Most Stressful Season: Survey

Even though summer is associated with relaxation and vacations, a third of Americans say they find it to be the most stressful season of the year, according to a new study conducted by SleepRate.

Sunday, Jul 20, 2014 at 03:24 PM EDT

Ebola May Have Been Smoldering for Years: Study

Ebola May Have Been Smoldering for Years: Study

The Ebola virus that’s killed more than 600 people so far in West Africa may have been smoldering there for years and has almost certainly sickened people who thought they had something else, researchers say.

Sunday, Jul 20, 2014 at 10:36 AM EDT

Teen's Death Puts Focus on Caffeine Powder Dangers

Teen's Death Puts Focus on Caffeine Powder Dangers

A few weeks before their prom king's death, students at an Ohio high school had attended an assembly on narcotics that warned about the dangers of heroin and prescription painkillers.

Saturday, Jul 19, 2014 at 12:39 PM EDT

AIDS Virus Diagnoses Down 30 Percent in U.S.

AIDS Virus Diagnoses Down 30 Percent in U.S.

The annual rate of diagnosis with HIV fell by more than 30 percent in the United States between 2002 and 2011, AIDS researchers announced on Saturday.

Thursday, Jul 17, 2014 at 10:21 PM EDT

Sysco Fined Millions for Storing Food in Unrefrigerated Sheds

Sysco Fined Millions for Storing Food in Unrefrigerated Sheds

Sysco Corporation, the world’s largest food distributor, has agreed to pay $19.4 million in penalties and restitution after an NBC Bay Area investigation uncovered the company’s secret food sheds...

Friday, Jul 18, 2014 at 01:37 PM EDT

States Sue 5-Hour Energy Over Ad Claims

States Sue 5-Hour Energy Over Ad Claims

Two attorney generals from the Northwest have sued the companies responsible for the popular 5-Hour Energy drink, alleging they engaged in deceptive advertising. The Oregon lawsuit filed Thursday in...

Thursday, Jul 17, 2014 at 09:48 PM EDT

Painful Mosquito Virus Now in U.S.

Painful Mosquito Virus Now in U.S.

A painful virus passed on by mosquitoes that has been spreading rapidly in the Caribbean and Central America has made its way to the U.S., with the first reported cases in a Florida man and woman who had...

Wednesday, Jul 16, 2014 at 11:08 PM EDT

Government Inspectors Warned of CDC Lab Lapses for Years

Government Inspectors Warned of CDC Lab Lapses for Years

A slew of newly-discovered safety violations by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention were the focus of a House subcommittee meeting on Wednesday, as were allegations that the agency sought to cover...

Wednesday, Jul 16, 2014 at 07:00 PM EDT

Niacin Risky as Heart Drug, Reports Find

Niacin Risky as Heart Drug, Reports Find

Niacin may cause severe side effects and doesn't seem to reduce rates of stroke, heart attack or chest pain, according to two reports published Wednesday.

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