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Friday, Mar 7, 2014 at 02:56 PM EST

E-Cigs "Gateway" to Real Smoking: Study

E-Cigs "Gateway" to Real Smoking: Study

Teenagers using e-cigarettes are more likely to try smoking real cigarettes and are less likely to quit than kids who did not use the battery-powered devices, a new study found.

Wednesday, Mar 5, 2014 at 10:36 PM EST

2 Studies Point to Possible Future AIDS "Cure"

2 Studies Point to Possible Future AIDS "Cure"

A second American baby born with the AIDS virus may have had her infection put into remission and possibly cured by very early treatment — in this instance, four hours after

Monday, Mar 3, 2014 at 09:21 PM EST

Most Prescription Drug Abusers Get Them From Friends: Study

Most Prescription Drug Abusers Get Them From Friends: Study

Most people who abuse addictive prescription painkillers get them for free from friends or relatives, while drug dealers are a relatively uncommon source for those at highest risk for deadly overdoses,...

Friday, Feb 28, 2014 at 08:00 PM EST

WATCH: Obama, Biden Work Out Together

WATCH: Obama, Biden Work Out Together

Who needs sneakers or a gym to get a little exercise? President Barack Obama or Vice President Joe Biden showed in a playful workout video that even the leaders of the free world can get a little exercise — even...

Thursday, Feb 27, 2014 at 06:13 AM EST

Older Dads' Kids at Higher Risk For Psych Woes

Older Dads' Kids at Higher Risk For Psych Woes

Older fathers may face higher risks than previously thought for having children with psychiatric problems, including bipolar disorder, autism and attention deficits, according to the largest study to examine the...

Monday, Feb 24, 2014 at 06:41 PM EST

Women With Cancer Gene Should Have Ovaries Out: Study

Women With Cancer Gene Should Have Ovaries Out: Study

For women who carry a notorious cancer gene, surgery to remove healthy ovaries is one of the most protective steps they can take. New research suggests some may benefit most from having the operation as young as...

Tuesday, Feb 25, 2014 at 06:43 AM EST

Polio-Like Illness Among Children a Mystery in California

Polio-Like Illness Among Children a Mystery in California

A 4-year-old Berkeley girl is among an alarming number of California children who have experienced mysterious, polio-like symptoms since 2012. Doctors started seeing the symptoms in Southern California in 2012.

Saturday, Feb 22, 2014 at 11:16 AM EST

Rash Outbreaks Halt Fitbit Wristband Sales

Rash Outbreaks Halt Fitbit Wristband Sales

Wearable technology maker Fitbit Inc. has stopped sales of its $130 Force wristband and is recalling it after the fitness gear caused skin problems for some customers. CEO and co-founder James Park says...

Friday, Feb 21, 2014 at 04:21 PM EST

FDA to Overhaul Over-the-Counter Drug Rules

FDA to Overhaul Over-the-Counter Drug Rules

The Food and Drug Administration is looking to revamp its system for regulating hundreds of over-the-counter drugs, saying the decades-old process is not flexible enough to keep pace with modern...

Wednesday, Feb 19, 2014 at 07:32 PM EST

U.S. Doctors Compete to Go to Olympics

U.S. Doctors Compete to Go to Olympics

The Olympics are all about the athletes, but there is an immense support staff as well, including hundreds of specially trained doctors. Jonathan Finnoff, Director of Sports Medicine at Barton Healthcare in Lake...

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