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FDA Chief Defends Approval of Controversial Painkiller

FDA Chief Defends Approval of Controversial Painkiller

The head of the Food and Drug Administration, Dr. Margaret Hamburg, on Thursday defended her agency's decision to... Read »

Mar 13, 2014
Number of Young Adults on ADHD Drugs Soars

Number of Young Adults on ADHD Drugs Soars

The number of young adults taking drugs for ADHD has increased rapidly in five years, according to a new report. Read »

Mar 12, 2014
E-Cigs

E-Cigs "Gateway" to Real Smoking: Study

Teenagers using e-cigarettes are more likely to try smoking real cigarettes and are less likely to quit than kids... Watch »

Mar 7, 2014
2 Studies Point to Possible Future AIDS

2 Studies Point to Possible Future AIDS "Cure"

A second American baby born with the AIDS virus may have had her infection put into remission and possibly cured by... Read »

Mar 5, 2014
Most Prescription Drug Abusers Get Them From Friends: Study

Most Prescription Drug Abusers Get Them From Friends: Study

Most people who abuse addictive prescription painkillers get them for free from friends or relatives, while drug... Read »

Mar 3, 2014
WATCH: Obama, Biden Work Out Together

WATCH: Obama, Biden Work Out Together

Who needs sneakers or a gym to get a little exercise? President Barack Obama or Vice President Joe Biden showed in a... Read »

Feb 28, 2014
Older Dads' Kids at Higher Risk For Psych Woes

Older Dads' Kids at Higher Risk For Psych Woes

Older fathers may face higher risks than previously thought for having children with psychiatric problems, including... Watch »

Feb 27, 2014
Women With Cancer Gene Should Have Ovaries Out: Study

Women With Cancer Gene Should Have Ovaries Out: Study

For women who carry a notorious cancer gene, surgery to remove healthy ovaries is one of the most protective... Watch »

Feb 24, 2014
Polio-Like Illness Among Children a Mystery in California

Polio-Like Illness Among Children a Mystery in California

A 4-year-old Berkeley girl is among an alarming number of California children who have experienced mysterious,... Watch »

Feb 25, 2014
Rash Outbreaks Halt Fitbit Wristband Sales

Rash Outbreaks Halt Fitbit Wristband Sales

Wearable technology maker Fitbit Inc. has stopped sales of its $130 Force wristband and is recalling it after the... Read »

Feb 22, 2014
FDA to Overhaul Over-the-Counter Drug Rules

FDA to Overhaul Over-the-Counter Drug Rules

The Food and Drug Administration is looking to revamp its system for regulating hundreds of over-the-counter drugs... Read »

Feb 21, 2014
U.S. Doctors Compete to Go to Olympics

U.S. Doctors Compete to Go to Olympics

The Olympics are all about the athletes, but there is an immense support staff as well, including hundreds of... Read »

Feb 19, 2014
Nutriom Recalls Dried Egg Products

Nutriom Recalls Dried Egg Products

A Washington state company is recalling more than 100 tons of dried egg products over concerns about salmonella... Read »

Feb 16, 2014
Chick-Fil-A to Serve Chicken Without Antibiotics

Chick-Fil-A to Serve Chicken Without Antibiotics

Chick-fil-A said Tuesday it plans to serve only chicken raised without antibiotics within the next five years.... Read »

Feb 12, 2014
Controversial Study Casts Doubts on Value of Mammograms

Controversial Study Casts Doubts on Value of Mammograms

A new Canadian study that suggests mammograms don't lower the risk of dying of breast cancer even as they find many... Read »

Feb 12, 2014
Consumer Reports: Hazards of Hot Yoga

Consumer Reports: Hazards of Hot Yoga

Is exercising in extreme heat and humidity healthful? Consumer Reports medical experts have a caution. Watch »

Feb 11, 2014
Man Run Over and Dumped Behind Garbage

Man Run Over and Dumped Behind Garbage

Craig Camlin was run over and tossed behind a garbage bin until lawn workers found him Watch »

Feb 8, 2014
Doctors' Group Issues 1st Guidelines to Prevent Strokes in Women

Doctors' Group Issues 1st Guidelines to Prevent Strokes in Women

The American Heart Association has issued its first guidelines for preventing strokes in women, whose risks are... Read »

Feb 6, 2014
FDA Issues New Rules on Baby Formula Safety

FDA Issues New Rules on Baby Formula Safety

New federal rules announced Thursday will crack down on the safety of infant formula in the United States and ensure... Read »

Feb 6, 2014
SoFla Man Blames Liver Disease on Weight Loss Product

SoFla Man Blames Liver Disease on Weight Loss Product

A South Florida man who was out to shed some pounds is now fighting liver disease – and he blames it on a weight... Watch »

Feb 6, 2014
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