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Monday, May 14, 2018 at 01:33 PM EDT

Trans Fats Are Worldwide Health Crisis, UN Agency Says

Trans Fats Are Worldwide Health Crisis, UN Agency Says

The World Health Organization has released a plan to help countries wipe out trans fats from the global food supply in the next five years. The United Nations agency has in the past pushed to exterminate...

Saturday, May 12, 2018 at 05:06 AM EDT

Trump Lays Out Plan for Lowering Drug Prices

Trump Lays Out Plan for Lowering Drug Prices

President Donald Trump's long-promised plan to bring down drug prices would mostly spare the pharmaceutical industry he previously accused of "getting away with murder." Instead he focuses on private competition...

Friday, May 11, 2018 at 10:40 AM EDT

Removing Doctors' Implicit Bias Could Save Black Mothers

Removing Doctors' Implicit Bias Could Save Black Mothers

Each year in the United States, about 700 women die as a result of pregnancy or delivery issues, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Black women are three to four times more likely than...

Thursday, May 10, 2018 at 11:57 AM EDT

Nasal Spray Addiction Is Real and a Risk

Nasal Spray Addiction Is Real and a Risk

Nasal sprays have been on the market for years and provide instant relief for millions of Americans who get nasal congestion from colds or allergies. But for some, that relief can turn into an addiction.  

Thursday, May 10, 2018 at 06:59 AM EDT

Northwest, Southwest Most Challenging for Spring Allergies

Northwest, Southwest Most Challenging for Spring Allergies

The most challenging cities to live with spring allergies are mostly located in the northwest and southwest of the country, NBC News reported. The finding comes in a recently study by the American Academy of...

Wednesday, May 9, 2018 at 12:56 PM EDT

What to Do When EpiPens Are in Short Supply

What to Do When EpiPens Are in Short Supply

The Food and Drug Administration added EpiPens, generic epipens and Adrenaclick autoinjectors to its list of drug shortages. This doesn't mean people cannot get EpiPens or generics, the FDA said, but they may...

Wednesday, May 9, 2018 at 12:01 PM EDT

EpiPen Shortage Declared by FDA

EpiPen Shortage Declared by FDA

The Food and Drug Administration says there is a shortage of EpiPen auto injectors, which are used to treat severe allergic reactions.

Tuesday, May 8, 2018 at 02:26 PM EDT

US Panel Leaves Prostate Screening Up to Men, Their Doctors

US Panel Leaves Prostate Screening Up to Men, Their Doctors

Whether to get screened for prostate cancer is a question that men aged 55 to 69 should decide themselves in consultation with their doctors, according to finalized guidance issued Tuesday by an influential...

Tuesday, May 8, 2018 at 12:18 PM EDT

Bogus Medical Treatments Dupe Patients on Crowdfunding Sites: Study

Bogus Medical Treatments Dupe Patients on Crowdfunding Sites: Study

They're the tech-age version of donor jars at the diner: crowdfunding websites that aim to link ailing people with strangers willing to help pay for medical treatment. But new research suggests duped patients...

Tuesday, May 8, 2018 at 10:12 AM EDT

Teen Wakes From Coma as Parents Prepare to Donate His Organs

Teen Wakes From Coma as Parents Prepare to Donate His Organs

Just when his parents signed papers allowing his organs to be donated to other children, 13-year-old Trenton McKinley began to stir from his coma, "Today" reported. The Alabama boy was injured in a go-carting...

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