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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... Watch »

Feb 6, 2014
Vitamin C May Help Cancer Treatment: Study

Vitamin C May Help Cancer Treatment: Study

Could vitamin C help fight tumor cells? That's what a new study suggests, renewing a long-controversial theory. Read »

Feb 5, 2014
Obamacare Could Lead to 2.5 Million Jobs Lost: Report

Obamacare Could Lead to 2.5 Million Jobs Lost: Report

The Affordable Care Act could lead to the eventual loss of 2.5 million full-time jobs, a new report out Tuesday from... Read »

Feb 4, 2014
Too Much Sugar Could Cause Deadly Heart Problems

Too Much Sugar Could Cause Deadly Heart Problems

Could too much sugar be deadly? The biggest U.S. study of its kind suggests the answer is yes, at least when... Read »

Feb 3, 2014
Consumer Reports: Beautiful Shoes, Painful Feet

Consumer Reports: Beautiful Shoes, Painful Feet

More than half of us suffer from foot problems and often those problems are directly related to our Watch »

Jan 31, 2014
Study: Seeing Ultrasound Rarely Changes Abortion Plans

Study: Seeing Ultrasound Rarely Changes Abortion Plans

Seeing an ultrasound image of the fetus rarely changes women's decision to seek an abortion, a large new U.S. Read »

Jan 31, 2014
Doctor Walks Miles in Snowstorm to Perform Brain Surgery

Doctor Walks Miles in Snowstorm to Perform Brain Surgery

Dr. Zenko Hrynkiw was at Brookwood Medical Center Tuesday morning when he was needed for emergency brain... Read »

Jan 31, 2014
Why Your Boss May Be Taking Note of Obamacare Exchanges

Why Your Boss May Be Taking Note of Obamacare Exchanges

Premiums on the new government health exchanges are lower than the average premium paid by the majority of Americans... Read »

Jan 30, 2014
Average Doctor Wait Time 18.5 Days in Cities

Average Doctor Wait Time 18.5 Days in Cities

The average wait time for a new patient to see a physician in five medical specialties was 18.5 days, according to a... Read »

Jan 30, 2014
Dad With Cancer Strives to Write 826 Notes to Daughter

Dad With Cancer Strives to Write 826 Notes to Daughter

Garth Callaghan is a parent in Glen Allen, Virginia, who started slipping notes of quotes from famous people... Read »

Jan 29, 2014
Insurer to Cover Google Glass Frames, Lenses

Insurer to Cover Google Glass Frames, Lenses

Google Glass is getting glasses. Google is adding prescription frames and new styles of detachable sunglasses... Read »

Jan 28, 2014
Families Struggle to Pay Medical Bills: Survey

Families Struggle to Pay Medical Bills: Survey

More than a quarter of U.S. families are burdened by having to pay for medical care, and almost one in six struggle... Read »

Jan 28, 2014
$3,000 for the Flu? Volunteers Get Sick for Science

$3,000 for the Flu? Volunteers Get Sick for Science

Uncle Sam wants you to get the flu. Government scientists aim to infect up to 100 adults over the next year with the... Watch »

Jan 27, 2014
Brain-Dead Texas Woman Taken Off Life Support

Brain-Dead Texas Woman Taken Off Life Support

A pregnant, brain-dead woman has been taken off life support Sunday after a judge's ruling that a Fort... Watch »

Jan 26, 2014
FDA Studying Safety of Caramel Coloring in Soda

FDA Studying Safety of Caramel Coloring in Soda

The Food and Drug Administration says it is conducting new studies of the safety of caramel coloring in soft drinks... Read »

Jan 24, 2014
New Regulations Sought for Child Car Seats

New Regulations Sought for Child Car Seats

The government will announce Wednesday it plans to upgrade child car seat safety standards to require a new... Read »

Jan 22, 2014
Cold Medicines Could Help Spread Flu: Study

Cold Medicines Could Help Spread Flu: Study

Just because over-the-counter meds helped you feel better doesn't mean you're healthy enough to return to work. Read »

Jan 22, 2014

Pet Poisons: What to Watch Out For

The ASPCA compiled a list of the top pet poisons. All pet owners should be aware of hazards in their homes. View »

Jan 23, 2014
Second Flu Fatality in Brevard County

Second Flu Fatality in Brevard County

Officials said Monday that the woman gave birth in early December. Read »

Jan 20, 2014
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