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Monday, Apr 6, 2015 at 02:34 PM EDT

Breast Milk Bought Online May Be Diluted With Cow's Milk

Breast Milk Bought Online May Be Diluted With Cow's Milk

In the growing online market for breast milk, more than one in 10 tested samples contained cow's milk, researchers reported Monday.

Monday, Apr 6, 2015 at 07:21 PM EDT

Young Bride Killed by Brain-Eating Amoeba

Young Bride Killed by Brain-Eating Amoeba

Koral Reef was only 20 years old when she developed a rare, brain-eating amoeba that eventually claimed her life. Reef had married her high school sweetheart before she passed away. Reef's mother, Cybil Meister,

Saturday, Apr 4, 2015 at 12:21 PM EDT

Blue Bell Suspends Operations at Oklahoma Plant

Blue Bell Suspends Operations at Oklahoma Plant

Blue Bell Creameries has voluntarily suspended operations at an Oklahoma plant that officials had previously connected to a foodborne illness linked to the deaths of three people, the Texas-based creamery...

Friday, Apr 3, 2015 at 08:16 AM EDT

"The Baby's Coming Now!" Woman Gives Birth in LA Courthouse

"The Baby's Coming Now!" Woman Gives Birth in LA Courthouse

A woman who stopped inside a downtown Los Angeles courthouse to pay a bill left with a little bit more than a receipt: a newborn baby boy. When the pregnant mom-to-be walked down the hall of the Stanley...

Thursday, Apr 2, 2015 at 08:45 PM EDT

Congress Asked to Probe Herbal Supplement Industry After NY Allegations

Congress Asked to Probe Herbal Supplement Industry After NY Allegations

Fourteen attorneys general asked Congress to launch an investigation of the herbal supplements industry and to consider giving the U.S. Food and Drug Administration stronger oversight of the industry, New...

Thursday, Apr 2, 2015 at 10:50 AM EDT

WATCH: New Heat-Sensitive Socks for Diabetics

WATCH: New Heat-Sensitive Socks for Diabetics

Remember mood rings? Researchers have developed heat-sensitive socks that change color to monitor circulation in people with diabetes.

Wednesday, Apr 1, 2015 at 12:36 PM EDT

Nearly 1 in 5 Americans Take Drugs Daily to Relax: Survey

Nearly 1 in 5 Americans Take Drugs Daily to Relax: Survey

Nearly one in five Americans report using some sort of drug every day that alters their mood or helps them relax — most of them in states that rate low on the income and happiness scales, a new survey shows.

Wednesday, Apr 1, 2015 at 02:04 PM EDT

Tips for Coping With Spring's "Intense" Allergy Season

Tips for Coping With Spring's "Intense" Allergy Season

While many are looking forward to milder spring temps following a winter that saw record cold and snow, some experts warn the seasonal shift could bring bad news for allergy sufferers.

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.

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