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Wednesday, Jun 25, 2014 at 05:04 PM EDT

Joke in FAFSA Tweet Sparks Online Backlash

Joke in FAFSA Tweet Sparks Online Backlash

A tweet by the Education Department's federal student aid agency, which poked fun at student poverty, sparked outrage online, NBC News reported.

Wednesday, Jun 25, 2014 at 03:51 PM EDT

FDA Warns of Allergic Reactions With Acne Products

FDA Warns of Allergic Reactions With Acne Products

Federal health officials are warning consumers who use popular anti-acne treatments about rare but potentially deadly allergic reactions that can cause swelling of the face and difficulty breathing.

Tuesday, Jun 24, 2014 at 05:21 PM EDT

Research Finds 3D Mammograms Offer Sharper Results

Research Finds 3D Mammograms Offer Sharper Results

New technology could help improve the accuracy rate around breast-cancer screening and even provide specific information regarding potentially fatal tumors.

Tuesday, Jun 24, 2014 at 11:30 AM EDT

Former "GMA" Host Joan Lunden Has Breast Cancer

Former "GMA" Host Joan Lunden Has Breast Cancer

Former "Good Morning America" host Joan Lunden says she has breast cancer. She disclosed her diagnosis on Tuesday's edition of the ABC morning show, which she co-anchored from 1980 through 1997.

Friday, Jun 20, 2014 at 08:57 PM EDT

Number of People Exposed to Anthrax Climbs: CDC

Number of People Exposed to Anthrax Climbs: CDC

The number of people who may have been exposed to anthrax at the CDC in Atlanta has grown to more than 80 and the number could go even higher, officials say.

Thursday, Jun 19, 2014 at 04:57 PM EDT

75 Scientists Possibly Exposed to Anthrax: CDC

75 Scientists Possibly Exposed to Anthrax: CDC

Seventy-five scientists working in government laboratories are being offered treatment for anthrax "out of an abundance of caution" after they were possibly exposed to the deadly bacteria, according to the CDC.

Friday, Jun 20, 2014 at 06:59 AM EDT

NY Lawmakers Reach Agreement on Medical Marijuana

NY Lawmakers Reach Agreement on Medical Marijuana

New York is set to become the 23rd state to legalize medical marijuana under an agreement announced by legislative leaders.

Wednesday, Jun 18, 2014 at 08:53 PM EDT

Antidepressant Warning Raised Suicide Attempts: Study

Antidepressant Warning Raised Suicide Attempts: Study

A "black box" warning on antidepressants notifying users that the medications can increase the risk of suicidal thoughts backfired and led to an increase in suicide attempts by teens and young adults, according...

Wednesday, Jun 18, 2014 at 03:03 PM EDT

Medical Marijuana Advocates Criticize Gov. Cuomo

Medical Marijuana Advocates Criticize Gov. Cuomo

Dozens of advocates for legalizing medical marijuana rallying at New York's Capitol are blaming Gov. Andrew Cuomo for stalling the so-called "Compassionate Care Act.''

Wednesday, Jun 18, 2014 at 09:25 AM EDT

New Jersey Has Highest Insurance Exchange Premiums

New Jersey Has Highest Insurance Exchange Premiums

A new federal government analysis of federal health insurance exchanges finds that New Jersey residents have higher premiums than others, and higher costs after subsidies.

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