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Thursday, Jan 4, 2018 at 10:30 PM EST

Stay Away From Romaine Lettuce, Consumer Reports Advises

Stay Away From Romaine Lettuce, Consumer Reports Advises

A new warning has been issued by Consumer Reports to avoid romaine lettuce while U.S. and Canadian health officials continue their investigation after 58 people were reported sick from E. coli infections, NBC...

Wednesday, Jan 3, 2018 at 01:54 PM EST

2018's Best Diet Comes Out on Top 8 Years in a Row

2018's Best Diet Comes Out on Top 8 Years in a Row

A diet developed by the National Institutes of Health to help lower high blood pressure has been ranked the “best overall” diet for the eighth year in a row.

Tuesday, Jan 2, 2018 at 05:49 PM EST

CDC-Recommended Tips on Avoiding the Flu at Work

CDC-Recommended Tips on Avoiding the Flu at Work

The CDC recommends getting a flu shot early during flu season.

Tuesday, Jan 2, 2018 at 10:24 AM EST

Few Colleges Track Suicides, Despite Prevention Investments

Few Colleges Track Suicides, Despite Prevention Investments

Nearly half of the largest U.S. public universities do not track suicides among their students, despite making investments in prevention at a time of surging demand for mental health services. Tabulating...

Tuesday, Jan 2, 2018 at 10:22 AM EST

Feds Employ Data-Driven Early Warning System in Opioid Fight

Feds Employ Data-Driven Early Warning System in Opioid Fight

An indictment in October was the first by a nationwide group of federal law enforcement officials that, armed with new access to a broader array of prescription drug databases, Medicaid and Medicare figures,...

Friday, Dec 29, 2017 at 07:15 PM EST

Flu Widespread in 36 States, Deaths Reported: CDC

Flu Widespread in 36 States, Deaths Reported: CDC

Influenza was reported as widespread by 36 states last week, with some states reporting deaths from the virus, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Twenty-one of the 36 states experienc...

Friday, Dec 29, 2017 at 03:02 PM EST

CDC Investigating E.coli Outbreak in 13 States, Infecting 17 Americans

CDC Investigating E.coli Outbreak in 13 States, Infecting 17 Americans

The CDC is investigating a multistate E.coli outbreak in 13 states, including Connecticut, and the agency is looking into whether it’s connected to an outbreak in Canada that’s believed to be linked to...

Friday, Dec 29, 2017 at 04:49 PM EST

Tips to Avoid a Hangover

Tips to Avoid a Hangover

The Mayo Clinic shares some advice on things you can do to avoid a hangover after a night of drinking. Remember, never drink and drive.

Friday, Dec 29, 2017 at 01:38 PM EST

Tech-Assisted Healthy Eating for 2018

Tech-Assisted Healthy Eating for 2018

Eating better is one of the top New Year's resolutions for 2018, and this year, technology might be able to help you stick to it.  

Thursday, Dec 28, 2017 at 10:44 AM EST

In a Milestone Year, Gene Therapy Finds a Place in Medicine

In a Milestone Year, Gene Therapy Finds a Place in Medicine

After decades of hope and high promise, this was the year scientists really showed they could doctor DNA to successfully treat diseases. Gene therapies to treat cancer and even pull off the biblical-sounding...

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