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Friday, Mar 30, 2018 at 03:52 PM EDT

NJ Man's 'Beer Belly' Turns Out to Be 30-Pound Tumor

NJ Man's 'Beer Belly' Turns Out to Be 30-Pound Tumor

A New Jersey man was so bothered by his growing gut -- something friends, family and even doctors dismissed as a natural "beer belly" -- that he persisted in getting it checked out, and eventually made the...

Thursday, Mar 29, 2018 at 08:38 PM EDT

California Judge: Coffee Needs Cancer Warnings

California Judge: Coffee Needs Cancer Warnings

A Los Angeles judge has ruled that California law requires coffee companies to carry an ominous cancer warning label because of a chemical produced in the roasting process. Superior Court Judge Elihu Berle...

Wednesday, Mar 28, 2018 at 06:17 PM EDT

Scientists Say They've Discovered a New Human Organ

Scientists Say They've Discovered a New Human Organ

In a study published this week, scientists said they may have come across an unknown organ in the human body that could advance the understanding of cancer and other diseases, NBC News reported. The research...

Wednesday, Mar 28, 2018 at 06:12 AM EDT

Selfie Medicine: Phone Apps Push People to Take Their Pills

Selfie Medicine: Phone Apps Push People to Take Their Pills

Take two tablets and a selfie? Your doctor's orders may one day include a smartphone video to make sure you took your medicine. Smartphone apps that monitor pill-taking are now available, and researchers are...

Tuesday, Mar 27, 2018 at 04:44 PM EDT

Yucky Ducky? Study Reveals Bath-Time Friends' Dirty Secret

Yucky Ducky? Study Reveals Bath-Time Friends' Dirty Secret

Scientists now have the dirt on the rubber ducky: Those cute yellow bath-time toys are — as some parents have long suspected — a haven for nasty bugs. Swiss and American researchers counted the microbes...

Tuesday, Mar 27, 2018 at 09:39 AM EDT

Tank Failure Affects More Patients, Fertility Clinic Says

Tank Failure Affects More Patients, Fertility Clinic Says

The number of frozen eggs and embryos a Cleveland fertility center says were lost in a tank failure has doubled since the incident was first reported earlier this month, NBC News reported. The hospital is...

Monday, Mar 26, 2018 at 12:00 PM EDT

Dentist Group Puts Teeth in Push to Curb Opioid Painkillers

Dentist Group Puts Teeth in Push to Curb Opioid Painkillers

The American Dental Association wants dentists to drastically cut back on prescribing opioid painkillers. The group on Monday said it is pressing for limiting prescriptions to a week and mandatory education for...

Sunday, Mar 25, 2018 at 05:57 PM EDT

New Bill Would Ban Smoking While Walking on NYC Sidewalks

New Bill Would Ban Smoking While Walking on NYC Sidewalks

New York City smokers may have something else to grumble about in addition to $13 packs of cigarettes.

Wednesday, Mar 21, 2018 at 08:55 AM EDT

Kimmel Gets 1st Colonoscopy With Help from Couric

Kimmel Gets 1st Colonoscopy With Help from Couric

Katie Couric just took Jimmy Kimmel for his first colonoscopy. The late-night host shared the experience on Tuesday's episode of "Jimmy Kimmel Live." Kimmel turned 50 in November, which is the recommended age...

Wednesday, Mar 21, 2018 at 12:48 PM EDT

New Male Birth Control Pill Is Safe, Researchers Say

New Male Birth Control Pill Is Safe, Researchers Say

The latest effort to come up with a male birth control pill has found a formulation that appears to be safe, researchers at the University of Washington said. NBC News reported that Stephanie Page and her team...

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