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FDA Approves ADHD Drug to Treat Binge Eating

The Food and Drug Administration has approved the use of an attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder drug to treat binge eating.






Fri, 30 Jan 2015 23:19:39 GMT
'Ow, ow, ow': Child's Bout With Measles Makes Parents Glad for Vaccine

If what Uriah Kreuger had was a mild case, his parents don't want to even know what a bad case of measles looks like.






Fri, 30 Jan 2015 22:48:08 GMT
What Parents Need to Know About Measles Vaccine

The measles outbreak has millions of Americans wondering if their kids are protected. Here are some answers. Here are some answers to your questions.






Fri, 30 Jan 2015 21:39:12 GMT
Heath Officials Concerned About Measles Outbreak in Arizona

As the Super Bowl draws near, health officials are keeping a close eye on a measles outbreak that has now reached Arizona. NBC's Tracie Potts reports.






Fri, 30 Jan 2015 18:35:36 GMT
Obama Seeks Millions for 'Precision Medicine'

President Obama is asking Congress for $215 million to pay for a Precision Medicine Initiative - a plan to rev up targeted treatments.






Fri, 30 Jan 2015 16:59:28 GMT
Disney Measles Outbreak Came From Overseas: CDC

An outbreak of measles that started in California's Disneyland probably came from overseas, officials say.






Thu, 29 Jan 2015 23:17:08 GMT
With Just a Few New Cases of Ebola, Liberia's Kids Head Back to School

There's some good news out of the Ebola epidemic.






Thu, 29 Jan 2015 22:12:37 GMT
Buzz Kill: Three Daily Alcohol Drinks May Boost Stroke Risk

People in their 50s and 60s who down more than two drinks daily have a 34 percent higher stroke risk compared to lighter drinkers, researchers say.






Thu, 29 Jan 2015 21:08:51 GMT
Here's Where the Public Disagrees With Scientists

A survey suggests that scientists disagree with the wider public on key scientific issues and are becoming less hopeful about closing the gap.






Thu, 29 Jan 2015 19:02:37 GMT
What's it Like To Be Trapped in Unresponsive Body?

Fully conscious, but unable to move and seemingly unresponsive, Martin Pistorius could not blink, grimace, gesture or make sounds.






Thu, 29 Jan 2015 13:11:08 GMT
'Ghost': Man Recalls Years Trapped in Unresponsive Body

Fully conscious, but unable to move and seemingly unresponsive, Martin Pistorius could not blink, grimace, gesture or make sounds.






Thu, 29 Jan 2015 13:03:07 GMT
'Toxic Aerosol': California Calls Vaping a Public Health Risk

California health officials issued a public health advisory Wednesday, urging the state's residents to avoid or stop using e-cigarettes.






Thu, 29 Jan 2015 02:15:51 GMT
California Declares Vaping Public Health Risk

California health officials issued a public health advisory Wednesday, urging the state's residents to avoid or stop using e-cigarettes.






Thu, 29 Jan 2015 02:01:59 GMT
Children Still Struggle With Mystery Paralysis

Ten Colorado children with mystifying muscle weakness and partial paralysis are still suffering symptoms and may be permanently disabled, doctors say.






Thu, 29 Jan 2015 01:55:57 GMT
Memory Problems Worse for NFL Vets Who Played as Kids

NFL vets who started playing football before age 12 functioned about 20 percent worse on mental tests compared to ex-pros to entered the game as teens






Thu, 29 Jan 2015 01:40:20 GMT
Five Things You Need To Know About Measles

How effective is the measles vaccine? The answer to that, plus more critical answers to your measles questions.






Thu, 29 Jan 2015 00:38:12 GMT
Chemicals Linked to Early Menopause

Researchers have identified 15 chemicals that may be linked to earlier menopause.






Wed, 28 Jan 2015 21:21:51 GMT
Feds to Taxpayers: Did You Get Health Insurance?

Two to 4 percent of taxpayers will end up paying a fine because they didn't have health insurance last year, federal health officials predict.






Wed, 28 Jan 2015 20:36:02 GMT
Defibrillator Glitches Spur New FDA Rules

The FDA is requiring makers of heart-zapping defibrillators to submit more data on the emergency care devices after years of recalls and glitches.






Wed, 28 Jan 2015 18:06:31 GMT
Aging Tsunami: Montana's Aging Crisis Takes a Village

NBC News spent a year looking at how Montana is grappling with what the state has dubbed an "aging tsunami." This is the first of two parts.






Wed, 28 Jan 2015 17:00:00 GMT
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