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Frozen Fruit, Veggies Recalled Because of Listeria

A recall of frozen vegetables and fruit because of Listeria fears has been widened to cover more than 350 different products sold under 42 different b

Wed, 04 May 2016 14:56:00 GMT
Pregnant Woman Dies at Haiti Hospital Amid Strike by Staff

A pregnant woman dropped dead at the gates of Haiti's largest public hospital Wednesday amid a weeks-old strike by doctors, nurses and staff.

Thu, 05 May 2016 00:58:09 GMT
Good Germs Stop Mosquitoes From Spreading Zika

Deliberately infecting mosquitoes with a certain type of bacteria stops them from transmitting Zika virus, a new study finds.

Wed, 04 May 2016 23:37:44 GMT
Dr. Droid: New Robot Surgeon Works on Its Own

A new type of robot can perform tricky surgery at least as well as and in some cases better than human surgeons, researchers reported Wednesday.

Wed, 04 May 2016 20:51:00 GMT
These Mistakes Kill At least 200,000 People a Year

Medical mistakes are the No. 3 cause of death in the U.S., behind cancer and heart disease, a top expert argues.

Wed, 04 May 2016 18:49:00 GMT
Mom's Flu Shot Protects Baby, Study Confirms

Infants have a much lower risk of getting influenza when their mothers are vaccinated against the virus during pregnancy, a U.S. study confirms.Doctor

Wed, 04 May 2016 15:40:00 GMT
The U.S. Is Not Ready for Zika, Experts Agree

Zika virus is going to start spreading in the U.S. and the country's not ready for it, experts said Tuesday.

Tue, 03 May 2016 23:15:00 GMT
Abstinence Programs Don't Stop HIV, Study Finds

The U.S. funds abstinence and faithfulness education in sub-Saharan Africa to prevent HIV transmission, but a new study suggests the investment doesn'

Tue, 03 May 2016 23:11:00 GMT
Best Treatment for Kids' ADHD Is Therapy For Parents

The best treatment for attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder in young kids is therapy - for the parents - federal health experts said Tuesday.

Tue, 03 May 2016 22:39:00 GMT
A Third of Antibiotic Prescriptions are Just Wrong

Nearly a third of all prescriptions written for antibiotics are just not needed, according to a new report issued Tuesday.

Tue, 03 May 2016 18:14:00 GMT
Fact-Check: Can Talcum Powder Really Cause Cancer?

Johnson & Johnson lost a second lawsuit when a Missouri jury ordered the company to pay $55 million to a woman with ovarian cancer.

Tue, 03 May 2016 16:44:47 GMT
Half of All Teens Say They're Addicted to Their Phones

The report from Common Sense Media, which studies children's use of technology, is based on a survey of more than 1,200 teenagers and parents.

Tue, 03 May 2016 14:13:00 GMT
Can't Sleep? New Study Says Try Therapy, Not Pills

People with insomnia should try counseling before they turn to pills, which often carry dangerous side-effects, a doctors' group advised Monday.

Tue, 03 May 2016 06:15:00 GMT
Trauma on the Monkey Bars? Playground Concussions on Rise

Playground concussions are on the rise, according to a new government study, and monkey bars and swings are most often involved.

Mon, 02 May 2016 23:34:00 GMT
This Dad Is Melting Thousands of Crayons for Sick Kids

Brian Ware collects thousands of used crayons, which he then melts down and reshapes into new crayons for children at local hospitals.

Mon, 02 May 2016 23:02:00 GMT
You Can Pass Your Bad Childhood to Your Kids

Beating, yelling and neglect can be passed from one generation to the next, but parents are often willing to break the cycle of abuse if they can.

Mon, 02 May 2016 20:21:00 GMT
FDA Looks at Opioid Training for Doctors

The FDA reconsidering whether doctors who prescribe painkillers like OxyContin should be required to take safety training courses.

Mon, 02 May 2016 13:10:00 GMT
How to Protect Yourself From Melanoma

It's "Melanoma Monday" time to check yourself. But there's one big spot people often miss.

Mon, 02 May 2016 11:56:40 GMT
Test Your Risk of Skin Cancer With This Quiz

There are various risk factors for different types of skin cancer, but some people have increased risk if their skin burns easily

Mon, 02 May 2016 11:53:55 GMT
Hospital Fights Opioid Addiction With Holistic Healing

The emergency room at one New Jersey hospital is trying to avoid giving out potentially addictive prescription drugs.

Mon, 02 May 2016 06:40:41 GMT
Zika Virus Birth Defects May Be 'Tip of the Iceberg'

The explosion of birth defects linked to the Zika virus may be just the "tip of the iceberg," experts said Sunday. But they have some good news, too.

Mon, 02 May 2016 00:57:00 GMT
Feds Investigating Dole After Deadly Listeria Outbreak

Dole Food Co Inc said the U.S. Department of Justice was investigating a deadly Listeria monocytogenes outbreak linked to packaged salad products.

Sat, 30 Apr 2016 03:20:00 GMT
How Can Zika Kill You? Your Questions Answered

Zika virus has killed a man in Puerto Rico. The man, in his 70s, is the first reported U.S. death from the virus.

Fri, 29 Apr 2016 23:26:00 GMT
U.S. Reports First Zika Virus Death, in Puerto Rico

A man infected with Zika virus in Puerto Rico has died from complications of the infection, health officials said Friday.

Fri, 29 Apr 2016 18:19:00 GMT
Abortions Around Borders: Meet Women on Web

Dr. Rebecca Gomperts has used a ship, drones and now the web to increase access to abortions.

Fri, 29 Apr 2016 18:13:54 GMT
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