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Tuesday, Jul 24, 2018 at 04:23 AM EDT

AIDS Drugs Show More Promise for Preventing New Infections

AIDS Drugs Show More Promise for Preventing New Infections

New research shows more promise for using AIDS treatment drugs as a prevention tool, to help keep uninfected people from catching HIV during sex with a partner who has the virus. There were no infections among...

Monday, Jul 23, 2018 at 01:50 PM EDT

Health Care Industry Branches Into Fresh Meals, Rides to Gym

Health Care Industry Branches Into Fresh Meals, Rides to Gym

That hot lunch delivered to your door? Your health insurer might pick up the tab. The cleaning crew that fixed up your apartment while you recovered from a stroke? The hospital staff helped set that up. Health...

Monday, Jul 23, 2018 at 11:01 AM EDT

Drug Overdoses Spike in Philly, 2 EMS Workers Attacked

Drug Overdoses Spike in Philly, 2 EMS Workers Attacked

Health officials are investigating a sudden spike in non-fatal drug overdoses in the Philadelphia area over the weekend. Officials say more than 100 people were hospitalized between Friday and Saturday....

Friday, Jul 20, 2018 at 02:38 PM EDT

40 Hospitalized in Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Raw Turkey

40 Hospitalized in Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Raw Turkey

Ninety people in 26 states have been infected with a strain of Salmonella in the midst of an outbreak that has been connected to raw turkey products, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said in a news...

Friday, Jul 20, 2018 at 02:12 PM EDT

Less Than Half of School Districts Test Water for Lead: US Survey

Less Than Half of School Districts Test Water for Lead: US Survey

A survey of school districts around the country finds that less than half test their water for lead, and among those that do more than a third detected elevated levels of the toxin, according to a federal report...

Friday, Jul 20, 2018 at 07:07 PM EDT

Bayer to Stop Selling Essure Birth Control Implant in US

Bayer to Stop Selling Essure Birth Control Implant in US

The maker of a permanent contraceptive implant subject to thousands of injury reports and repeated safety restrictions by regulators said Friday that it will stop selling the device in the U.S., the only country...

Thursday, Jul 19, 2018 at 08:03 PM EDT

Crystal Geyser Charged With Illegal Toxic Waste Disposal

Crystal Geyser Charged With Illegal Toxic Waste Disposal

The California company that sells Crystal Geyser bottled water has been charged with illegally disposing of arsenic-tainted wastewater, federal prosecutors said Thursday.

Thursday, Jul 19, 2018 at 04:08 PM EDT

Swiss Rolls Recalled Over Salmonella Concerns

Swiss Rolls Recalled Over Salmonella Concerns

A popular snack treat is being recalled nationwide over potential salmonella concerns.

Thursday, Jul 19, 2018 at 08:59 AM EDT

Baltimore Bans Sodas, Sugary Drinks From Kids' Menus

Baltimore Bans Sodas, Sugary Drinks From Kids' Menus

Restaurants in Baltimore are now officially barred from including sodas and other sugary drinks on kids' menus, according to a city ordinance that went into effect Wednesday. Baltimore is now the biggest...

Wednesday, Jul 18, 2018 at 11:23 PM EDT

Deaths From Liver Disease Are Up, and Drinking Is to Blame

Deaths From Liver Disease Are Up, and Drinking Is to Blame

Deaths from liver disease have risen sharply in the U.S., and doctors say the biggest factor is drinking — especially among young adults. A study published Wednesday found a 65 percent increase in deaths...

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