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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...

Wednesday, Dec 27, 2017 at 11:06 AM EST

Safety Tips for Mounting a New TV or Placing Furniture

Safety Tips for Mounting a New TV or Placing Furniture

If you received a new flat-screen TV or a dresser for the baby's room over the holiday, you'll want to consider how to mount or place the new addition to your home. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission...

Wednesday, Dec 27, 2017 at 06:45 AM EST

US's Virtual Shooter Training Program Expands to Teachers

US's Virtual Shooter Training Program Expands to Teachers

The shooter rapidly fires through the front doors of an elementary school with an assault rifle and blasts his way down the hallway. Screaming children are running for their lives or frozen in fear. Teachers...

Monday, Dec 25, 2017 at 10:41 AM EST

Why Board Games Can Bring Out the Worst in Us

Why Board Games Can Bring Out the Worst in Us

When the presents are all unwrapped and the breakfast spread gobbled up, holiday revelers often turn to the time-honored tradition of board games — and can be left stewing and sulking, NBC News' Better...

Saturday, Dec 23, 2017 at 02:54 PM EST

Kmart to Pay $32.3 Million to Settle Prescription Drugs Case

Kmart to Pay $32.3 Million to Settle Prescription Drugs Case

Kmart Corp. has agreed to pay $32.3 million to settle allegations its pharmacies caused federal health programs to overpay for prescription drugs by not telling the government about discounted prices. The U.S....

Friday, Dec 22, 2017 at 11:13 PM EST

Most of Those Enrolled in 'Obamacare' Are in Trump States

Most of Those Enrolled in 'Obamacare' Are in Trump States

Americans in states that Donald Trump carried in his march to the White House account for more than 4 in 5 of those signed up for coverage under the health care law the president still wants to take down. An...

Friday, Dec 22, 2017 at 08:24 PM EST

Toxic Trouble: Hundreds of Superfund Sites Face Flood Risks

Toxic Trouble: Hundreds of Superfund Sites Face Flood Risks

Anthony Stansbury propped his rusty bike against a live oak tree and cast his fishing line into the rushing waters of Florida's Anclote River. When he bought a house down the street last year, Stansbury says he...

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