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Tuesday, Mar 31, 2015 at 02:07 PM EDT

Most NJ Doctors Not Taking New Medicaid Patients

Most NJ Doctors Not Taking New Medicaid Patients

Most New Jersey physicians are not accepting new Medicaid patients even as more people get the subsidized health insurance.

Tuesday, Mar 31, 2015 at 09:16 AM EDT

Classical Music Calms Cats, Study Says

Classical Music Calms Cats, Study Says

Classical music helps calm down cats when they're undergoing surgery — but heavy metal songs have the opposite effect, a veterinary research team announced Monday.

Tuesday, Mar 31, 2015 at 07:19 AM EDT

Being Poor Is Bad for Kids' Brains, Study Says

Being Poor Is Bad for Kids' Brains, Study Says

A new study indicates children raised in poorer households have brains with less surface area, meaning they could be at a disadvantage in developing important academic skills, NBC News reported.

Monday, Mar 30, 2015 at 09:31 AM EDT

GNC Reaches Deal With NY AG Over Herbal Plus Products

GNC Reaches Deal With NY AG Over Herbal Plus Products

NC Holdings Inc. said Monday that it has reached a deal with New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman over its Herbal Plus products.

Friday, Mar 27, 2015 at 03:45 PM EDT

Boy With Rare Disorder Asks Supporters to Wear Yellow Before Operation

Boy With Rare Disorder Asks Supporters to Wear Yellow Before Operation

A 5-year-old boy with an immune disorder is asking people to wear yellow, his favorite color, on the day of his second bone marrow transplant on March 27.

Friday, Mar 27, 2015 at 04:20 PM EDT

Pepsi Takes Back No. 2 Spot From Diet Coke

Pepsi Takes Back No. 2 Spot From Diet Coke

Americans bought less soda for the 10th straight year in 2014, with diet sodas shrinking more than their sugary counterparts, according to a report released Thursday. And the poor performance of diet sodas...

Thursday, Mar 26, 2015 at 01:51 PM EDT

WATCH: New Anti-Smoking Ads Highlight Pain, Suffering

WATCH: New Anti-Smoking Ads Highlight Pain, Suffering

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is introducing a new installment of its anti-smoking campaign to help smokers stop lighting up.

Thursday, Mar 26, 2015 at 01:53 PM EDT

Indiana Calls in CDC to Help With HIV Outbreak

Indiana Calls in CDC to Help With HIV Outbreak

Indiana health officials called on federal experts last week for help in containing an HIV outbreak that includes 55 confirmed cases and may include 13 other preliminary positive cases. A medical team from the...

Wednesday, Mar 25, 2015 at 04:35 PM EDT

New Anthrax Treatment Okayed by FDA

New Anthrax Treatment Okayed by FDA

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new anthrax treatment that helps fight infection in patients who have already started showing symptoms — a phase that usually signals the disease has become...

Tuesday, Mar 24, 2015 at 02:22 PM EDT

Death Points to Dangers of Black-Market Cosmetic Work

Death Points to Dangers of Black-Market Cosmetic Work

The recent death of a Dallas woman who had received injections at a salon to expand the size of her buttocks follows other cosmetic-related deaths in Texas and around the country that authorities say were caused...

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