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Quadruple Amputee Approved for Bilateral Arm Transplant

Quadruple Amputee Approved for Bilateral Arm Transplant

A former Boston University professor who lost all of his limbs after getting a life-threatening infection from group... Watch »

Jun 26, 2014
S. Fla. Hospitals Struggle in New Rankings

S. Fla. Hospitals Struggle in New Rankings

Starting next year, as part of the Affordable Care Act, hospitals reporting a set level of preventable... Watch »

Jun 27, 2014
Drinking Causes 1 in 10 Deaths of Working-Age Adults: CDC

Drinking Causes 1 in 10 Deaths of Working-Age Adults: CDC

One in 10 deaths in working-age adults may be caused by excessive alcohol consumption, according to a new... Read »

Jun 26, 2014
Joke in FAFSA Tweet Sparks Online Backlash

Joke in FAFSA Tweet Sparks Online Backlash

A tweet by the Education Department's federal student aid agency, which poked fun at student poverty,... Read »

Jun 25, 2014
FDA Warns of Allergic Reactions With Acne Products

FDA Warns of Allergic Reactions With Acne Products

Federal health officials are warning consumers who use popular anti-acne treatments about rare but... Read »

Jun 25, 2014
Research Finds 3D Mammograms Offer Sharper Results

Research Finds 3D Mammograms Offer Sharper Results

New technology could help improve the accuracy rate around breast-cancer screening and even provide... Read »

Jun 24, 2014
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Former "GMA" Host Joan Lunden Has Breast Cancer

Former "Good Morning America" host Joan Lunden says she has breast cancer. She disclosed her diagnosis on Tuesday's... Read »

Jun 24, 2014
Number of People Exposed to Anthrax Climbs: CDC

Number of People Exposed to Anthrax Climbs: CDC

The number of people who may have been exposed to anthrax at the CDC in Atlanta has grown to more than 80 and... Read »

Jun 20, 2014
75 Scientists Possibly Exposed to Anthrax: CDC

75 Scientists Possibly Exposed to Anthrax: CDC

Seventy-five scientists working in government laboratories are being offered treatment for anthrax "out of... Read »

Jun 19, 2014
Antidepressant Warning Raised Suicide Attempts: Study

Antidepressant Warning Raised Suicide Attempts: Study

A "black box" warning on antidepressants notifying users that the medications can increase the risk of... Read »

Jun 18, 2014
Senators Scold Dr. Oz For Diet Scams

Senators Scold Dr. Oz For Diet Scams

Dr. Mehmet Oz, a celebrity doctor who frequently touts weight-loss products on his syndicated television show,... Read »

Jun 18, 2014
'Bionic Pancreas' Astonishes Diabetes Researchers

'Bionic Pancreas' Astonishes Diabetes Researchers

A “bionic pancreas” system that automatically controls blood sugar levels helped more than two dozen people... Read »

Jun 16, 2014
Whooping Cough Epidemic in California: Officials

Whooping Cough Epidemic in California: Officials

The number of whooping cough cases in California has officially reached epidemic proportions, the... Read »

Jun 16, 2014
The Health Benefits of Drinking Wine Explained

The Health Benefits of Drinking Wine Explained

After a long day, a glass of wine may help ease some tension. But did you know it could also help your health? One... Watch »

Jun 13, 2014
Genetically, There's No Such Thing as a Mexican: Study

Genetically, There's No Such Thing as a Mexican: Study

Even though medical researchers and census-takers lump Latinos and Hispanics into one group, a giant study... Read »

Jun 12, 2014
Moles May Suggest Breast Cancer: Study

Moles May Suggest Breast Cancer: Study

In two new studies, two teams of researchers, one in France and one in the United States, looked at surveys... Read »

Jun 11, 2014
29 Million Americans Have Diabetes: Report

29 Million Americans Have Diabetes: Report

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention is reporting that more than 29 million American adults have diabetes... Read »

Jun 10, 2014
Epileptic Girl Inspiration Behind Medical Pot Bill

Epileptic Girl Inspiration Behind Medical Pot Bill

On good days when her epileptic seizures aren't severe, RayAnn Moseley laughs, sings, dances, swims and... Read »

Jun 8, 2014
Illinois 1st State to Ban Microbeads in Cosmetics

Illinois 1st State to Ban Microbeads in Cosmetics

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn signed legislation Sunday that he says makes Illinois the first state to ban the sale... Read »

Jun 9, 2014
Formerly Conjoined Twins to Go Home

Formerly Conjoined Twins to Go Home

The formerly-conjoined Ezell twins are sharing an exciting milestone -- they'll soon be headed home for Read »

Jun 8, 2014
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