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Wednesday, Mar 11, 2015 at 04:53 PM EDT

Common Vaccine Boosts Cancer Treatment: Study

Common Vaccine Boosts Cancer Treatment: Study

A new study has shown that an ordinary tetanus vaccine can greatly lengthen the lives of people with deadly brain tumors, NBC News reported Wednesday.

Wednesday, Mar 11, 2015 at 04:04 PM EDT

Could New "Fat-Melting" Injection End Double Chins?

Could New "Fat-Melting" Injection End Double Chins?

A new "fat-melting" drug designed to get rid of double chins moved one step closer to market this week after a panel advising the Food and Drug Administration voted unanimously to approve it, NBC News reported.

Wednesday, Mar 11, 2015 at 11:36 AM EDT

Maker of Children's Tylenol Pleads Guilty Over Recall

Maker of Children's Tylenol Pleads Guilty Over Recall

A subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson pleaded guilty Tuesday to a federal criminal charge that it sold over-the-counter infant's and children's liquid medicine containing metal particles. McNeil Consumer Healthcare,...

Thursday, Mar 12, 2015 at 11:32 AM EDT

Blood Test May Spot Autism in Infants: Study

Blood Test May Spot Autism in Infants: Study

A blood-based measure could lead to a clinical test that could spot signs of autism in boys just 1 or 2 years old, a new study has found, a finding that could help children with autism get the help they need...

Tuesday, Mar 10, 2015 at 12:26 PM EDT

Burger King Drops Soft Drinks From Kids' Meals

Burger King Drops Soft Drinks From Kids' Meals

Burger King is no longer promoting soft drinks on its kids' meal menus. "We have removed fountain drinks from our kids' menu boards and they are no longer merchandised as part of kids' meals," the company...

Friday, Mar 6, 2015 at 01:16 PM EST

Dunkin' Drops Food-Coloring Additive

Dunkin' Drops Food-Coloring Additive

Dunkin’ Donuts is removing a food-coloring ingredient from their powdered sugar goods, the brand announced Thursday.

Thursday, Mar 5, 2015 at 03:47 PM EST

"Wake-Up Call": Study Reveals Magnitude of Memory Loss

"Wake-Up Call": Study Reveals Magnitude of Memory Loss

A new study from the federal CDC shows that about 4 million American households include at least one adult with worsening memory loss

Thursday, Mar 5, 2015 at 03:44 AM EST

Extra Oxygen Could Help Fight Cancer, Study Suggests

Extra Oxygen Could Help Fight Cancer, Study Suggests

A provocative study in mice suggests something as simple as breathing in extra oxygen might give immune cells a boost in attacking cancer. The immune system often can spot and destroy abnormal cells before they...

Wednesday, Mar 4, 2015 at 12:39 PM EST

McDonald's to Use Chicken Without Certain Antibiotics

McDonald's to Use Chicken Without Certain Antibiotics

McDonald's says it plans to start using chicken raised without antibiotics important to human medicine and milk from cows that are not treated with the artificial growth hormone rbST. The company, based in...

Wednesday, Mar 4, 2015 at 11:46 AM EST

Thousands of Bassinets, Cradles Recalled Due to Suffocation Risk

Thousands of Bassinets, Cradles Recalled Due to Suffocation Risk

Fall and suffocation hazards prompted the recall of thousands of two-in-one bassinets. Dream on Me recalled nearly 13,000 two-in-one bassinet to cradle products after learning that the wire supports on the sides...

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