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Tuesday, Aug 25, 2015

Clothes Carry Germs Into Newborn ICU: Study

Clothes Carry Germs Into Newborn ICU: Study

Parents and other people who come to visit babies in the newborn intensive care unit are sometimes carrying a potentially deadly germ on their clothing, researchers report. They found respiratory syncytial virus...

Tuesday, Aug 25, 2015

FDA: Eggless Spread Doesn't Cut It as Mayo

FDA: Eggless Spread Doesn't Cut It as Mayo

A vegan spread called Just Mayo isn't actually mayonnaise, according to U.S. regulators, because it doesn't actually have eggs in it. Hampton Creek, the company behind the spread, was issued a warning letter on...

Monday, Aug 17, 2015

Coffee Aids Colon Cancer Recovery, Study Finds

Coffee Aids Colon Cancer Recovery, Study Finds

Colon cancer patients who enjoy a few cups of coffee a day appear to survive their cancer better and are less likely to die early than non-coffee drinkers, researchers reported Monday. It's the latest in...

Thursday, Jul 23, 2015

Rise in Autism May Be Due to Semantics: Study

Rise in Autism May Be Due to Semantics: Study

A new study out of Penn State University suggests that the increase in autism diagnosis is due to kids being classified and diagnosed differently, not because something catastrophic has happened to U.S.

Wednesday, Jul 22, 2015

Use of Morning-After Pill on Rise Among U.S. Teens

Use of Morning-After Pill on Rise Among U.S. Teens

More than one in five sexually active teen girls have used the morning-after pill, according to a report released Wednesday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The findings, which likely reflect...

Friday, Jul 10, 2015

Cancer Doc Gets 45 Years for Scamming Hundreds of Patients

Cancer Doc Gets 45 Years for Scamming Hundreds of Patients

A Michigan oncologist who admitted to giving hundreds of patients painful cancer treatments — many of whom didn't have the disease— sobbed as he was sentenced Friday to spend what will likely be the rest of his...

Wednesday, Jul 8, 2015

Colon Cancer Deaths Down, But Not in These Areas

Colon Cancer Deaths Down, But Not in These Areas

While colon cancer deaths are down in the U.S., three regions still grapple with persistent colon cancer in their populations, according to American Cancer Society researchers.

Saturday, Jul 4, 2015

Lightning Threat Looms as Storms Sweep U.S.

Lightning Threat Looms as Storms Sweep U.S.

Severe thunderstorms are threatening a huge swath of the U.S. from eastern Texas to the Carolinas over the Independence Day holiday, provoking stern warnings from forecasters during what is already the deadliest...

Tuesday, Jun 30, 2015

Some People Seeking Sunburns - Just for the 'Art'

Some People Seeking Sunburns - Just for the 'Art'

While most people avoid sunburns at all costs, there are some who welcome them, all in the name of "art."

Tuesday, Jun 16, 2015

Google Now Showing Nutrition Facts for Fast Food Chains

Google Now Showing Nutrition Facts for Fast Food Chains

Google has simplified searching for fast food nutrition information, NBC News reported. Health-conscious diners can now type in a fast food item and the search engine will display calories, sodium content...