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Flint Kids Were Poisoned by Lead in Water: CDC

Lead levels in kids' blood shot up just after Flint, Michigan changed its water supply and didn't fall until months later, the CDC says.

Fri, 24 Jun 2016 17:06:00 GMT
Abortion Case Decision Day for Supreme Court

The US Supreme Court's ruling could have an impact on reproductive rights nationwide.

Mon, 27 Jun 2016 09:28:54 GMT
Why Didn't FluMist Flu Vaccine Work?

Why are flu vaccines so hard to make? We answer your burning questions about flu vaccines.

Sun, 26 Jun 2016 10:33:23 GMT
How to Protect Your Scalp From Sunburn

Yes, your scalp can get sunburned! Here's how to prevent it.

Sun, 26 Jun 2016 05:20:18 GMT
N.C. Water Park Closes After Deadly Amoeba Kills Teen

A popular North Carolina water park suspended part of its operation Friday after health officials found a brain-destroying amoeba in the water there.

Sat, 25 Jun 2016 01:56:00 GMT
Overdose Deaths Overwhelm Coroners

Soaring numbers of overdose deaths mean bodies pile up in medical examiners' offices.

Fri, 24 Jun 2016 12:59:00 GMT
White House Threatens Veto of Zika Funding Bill

President Barack Obama said Thursday he'd veto a new measure coming from Congress to pay for the Zika fight.

Thu, 23 Jun 2016 23:15:00 GMT
Senate Reaches Deal on GMO Labels

Senators have a bipartisan deal to require labeling of genetically modified ingredients nationally.

Thu, 23 Jun 2016 22:08:00 GMT
WHO Launches Emergency Yellow Fever Vaccination

The World Health Organization has launched an emergency yellow fever vaccination campaign in Africa.

Thu, 23 Jun 2016 13:52:00 GMT
'Autism Glass' App Helps Kids Read Emotions

A new app designed for Google Glass helps kids with autism figure out the expressions on the faces of friends and family.

Thu, 23 Jun 2016 13:41:32 GMT
Avoiding Lawnmower Tragedies

Experts say 17,000 children are injured by lawnmowers each year, with hundreds of accidents resulting in amputations. WDIV's Dr. Frank McGeorge

Thu, 23 Jun 2016 13:36:15 GMT
Swimmer's Ear Season Arrives

With kids hitting the pool to beat the heat, doctors are seeing an increase in the condition commonly known as "swimmer's ear". KPLC's Britney Glaser reports.

Thu, 23 Jun 2016 13:25:33 GMT
Can I Ever Get Pregnant? Your Questions About Zika

The World Health Organization updated its recommendations on pregnancy, sex and the risk of Zika virus.

Thu, 23 Jun 2016 12:30:00 GMT
How Did Australia Stop Mass Shootings?

Strict new gun laws passed after a mass shooting in Australia 20 years ago appear to have prevented any more such attacks there, researchers reported.

Thu, 23 Jun 2016 12:22:52 GMT
Zika Virus Epidemic Doubled Abortion Pleas

The epidemic of Zika virus has caused a spike in requests for abortion help in countries that ban or restrict abortions, researchers said Wednesday.

Thu, 23 Jun 2016 12:20:00 GMT
Skip the FluMist Nose Spray Vaccine, Experts Say

The popular, needle-free FluMist influenza vaccine has not protected kids or adults against flu in recent years and should not be used this year.

Thu, 23 Jun 2016 11:55:00 GMT
Another Call for Doctors to Weigh in on Gun Control

Doctors should join the increasingly bitter battle on gun control in the U.S., the influential New England Journal of Medicine said Wednesday.

Wed, 22 Jun 2016 21:15:00 GMT
Republicans Release Alternative to Obamacare

House Republicans are unveiling new proposals to repeal and replace President Barack Obama's health care law.

Wed, 22 Jun 2016 19:23:07 GMT
Here's How Much Americans Spend on Alternative Medicine

Americans really believe in alternative medicine, shelling out more than $30 billion in 2012 alone for treatments from acupuncture to homeopathy.

Wed, 22 Jun 2016 15:37:50 GMT
Rory McIlroy Withdraws From Olympics Due to Zika Fears

Golf superstar Rory McIlroy will not be heading to Rio.

Wed, 22 Jun 2016 13:34:00 GMT
Brain-Eating Amoeba Eyed in Death of Ohio Teen

The 18-year-old died from meningoencephalitis, a representative from the school district where she attended said. It is a rare infection.

Wed, 22 Jun 2016 00:06:45 GMT
Hooked: How Opioid Abuse Starts at the Dentist for Many Americans

Opioid addiction can begin with a dental procedure that's become a rite of passage, leading many to question how dentists prescribe painkillers.

Tue, 21 Jun 2016 23:16:18 GMT
The Deadly Triangle: Dentists, Drugs and Dependence

Like about five million people each year, 27-year-old Brittany Ringersen had her wisdom teeth removed when she was a teenager.

Tue, 21 Jun 2016 23:16:00 GMT
How Mosquito Spit Might Affect Zika Risk

Mosquito saliva might be even more important than anyone thought.

Tue, 21 Jun 2016 21:52:00 GMT
Senators Urge FDA to End 'Discriminatory' Blood Donation Policy

Sens. Tammy Baldwin and Elizabeth Warren are joining forces to urge the FDA to reconsider the policy restricting gay men from donating blood.

Tue, 21 Jun 2016 20:39:00 GMT
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