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New FDA Anti-Tobacco Ads Target Black and Hispanic Youth

The FDA, never known for its cachet with the youth of America, is reaching out with a new hip-hop themed anti-smoking campaign.

Tue, 06 Oct 2015 18:03:38 GMT
Terminally Ill Californians Gain 'Right to Die'

California on Monday became the fifth state to allow terminally ill patients to end their lives using doctor-prescribed drugs.

Tue, 06 Oct 2015 12:36:50 GMT
Nobel Goes to Pioneers of Natural-Based Medicines

Three scientists who discovered natural-based remedies against parasites that cause malaria and river blindness won the Nobel Prize of Medicine

Tue, 06 Oct 2015 12:13:28 GMT
1.8 Million Cheerios Boxes Recalled Over Allergens

General Mills issued a recall because its Cheerios may contain allergens.

Mon, 05 Oct 2015 21:55:56 GMT
Zipline Injuries Soar With Popularity, Study Finds

Ziplines are becoming more and more popular and as they do, injuries are soaring, a new study finds.

Mon, 05 Oct 2015 19:51:49 GMT
U.S. Averages a Mass Killing Every Two Weeks, Study Finds

Police have said so for years and now scientists have measured the effect: Mass shootings and school attacks do inspire copycats.

Mon, 05 Oct 2015 18:12:05 GMT
Nobel Goes to Discoverers of Natural-Based Medicines

A N.J.-based scientist shared the Nobel Prize in medicine for his discoveries involving infections caused by roundworm parasites.

Mon, 05 Oct 2015 12:00:01 GMT
U.S.-Based Scientist Who 'Reduced Suffering' Wins Nobel

A N.J.-based scientist shared the Nobel Prize in medicine for his discoveries involving infections caused by roundworm parasites.

Mon, 05 Oct 2015 10:59:40 GMT
New Psychiatric DNA Testing Is Unproven Ground

"The take-home is you don't know if they work or not because no one has ever independently checked them out."

Sun, 04 Oct 2015 17:11:35 GMT
Ethicist: The ACLU is Right to Sue Catholic Hospitals

The ACLU is right in suing a chain of Catholic hospitals that refuse to perform abortions, argues bioethicist Arthur Caplan.

Sun, 04 Oct 2015 10:49:26 GMT
FDA Approves New Immune Therapy Drug For Lung Cancer

Federal officials approved a new drug Friday for last-ditch treatment of the deadliest cancer of all -advanced lung cancer.

Fri, 02 Oct 2015 21:05:59 GMT
Genetic Tests Offers Migraine Help

Your diet and DNA could contribute to migraines. WKYC's Monica Robins reports.

Fri, 02 Oct 2015 19:39:33 GMT
Struck by a Turtle? There's a Code for That

Medical providers have to use this new system of red tape to get reimbursed by health insurance and it's unintentionally amusing.

Thu, 01 Oct 2015 21:47:59 GMT
Ancient Virus May Cause ALS, Study Finds

A virus that infected people millions of years ago may be coming back to life again in some patients with ALS, researchers have found.

Thu, 01 Oct 2015 19:55:40 GMT
Low-Nicotine Cigarettes Cut Use, Dependence, Study Finds

Smokers who switched to special low-nicotine cigarettes wound up smoking less and were more likely to try to quit, a new study finds.

Wed, 30 Sep 2015 22:04:25 GMT
Could These Four Germs Protect Babies From Asthma?

Researchers looking into the causes of asthma say they've found a clue in an unusual place - inside the digestive systems of small babies.

Wed, 30 Sep 2015 19:44:11 GMT
Flavored Tobacco Lures Kids, CDC Says

Kids who smoke, vape or chew tobacco are flocking to the flavored varieties, a new government report shows.

Wed, 30 Sep 2015 17:41:14 GMT
Medicare Paid for $30M in Mystery Ambulance Rides

Medicare paid $30 million for ambulance rides for which no record exists that patients got medical care at their destination.

Wed, 30 Sep 2015 13:53:35 GMT
Everyone With HIV Needs Drugs, WHO Says

WHO says everyone with HIV should be given antiviral drugs as soon as possible after diagnosis.

Wed, 30 Sep 2015 13:39:00 GMT
Couple Drops More Than 300 Lbs

Gastric sleeve surgery combined with a healthy new lifestyle help Louisiana couple shed more than 300 pounds together. KPLC's Britney Glaser reports.

Wed, 30 Sep 2015 13:24:20 GMT
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