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'Don't Run. Get Inside': Public Should Know How to Cope in Nuke Attack, Experts Say

Cities mostly don't have plans, but experts say that Americans can be ready for an unthinkable nuclear attack if they know to "shelter in place."

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 09:37:00 GMT
Dogs Get Their Very Own Family Tree

First came working dogs breeds that could guard or herd livestock. Later came the hunting dogs. Last came the cute, fluffy things.

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 23:13:00 GMT
You Thought It Was An Urgent Care Center, Until You Got the Bill

Patients are confusing free-standing emergency rooms with urgent care centers, and paying a price.

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 21:26:00 GMT
DOJ Asks for More Time to Mull Religious Exemption to Contraception Coverage

Is the Trump administration reneging on Donald Trump's campaign promise to exempt religious organizations from having to provide birth control?

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 21:20:00 GMT
Beware of 'Natural' Cancer Cures That Could Harm, FDA Warns

The FDA is warning 14 companies to stop making bogus cancer cure claims and is warning consumers not to buy into the quackery.

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 18:48:00 GMT
Artificial Womb Is a Kinder, Gentler Incubator

Researchers are creating a watery, artificial womb called Biobag to improve care for extremely premature babies.

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 17:41:00 GMT
Desperate Families Driven to Black Market Insulin

Without insulin Gabriella dies. She's allergic to the one her insurer covers, and can't afford the one she needs. So her mom made a desperate choice.

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 16:13:00 GMT
Pee in Swimming Pools, Hot Tubs: Lab Tests Reveal the Dirty Truth

Jeff Rossen goes undercover to learn if there's urine in swimming pools, water parks and hot tubs. The truth lab tests reveal isn't pretty.

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 14:30:00 GMT
More Proof Exercise is a Magic Health Elixir

Doctors don't fully understand why exercise is so good for your body, but they've just found more benefits of working out.

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 13:42:22 GMT
Poll: 50 Percent Have Little to No Confidence in GOP Health-Care Push

Half of Americans say they have little to no confidence that Republican efforts to repeal and replace Obamacare would make things better.

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 04:51:00 GMT
Here's One Way Meat Can Kill You

Researchers trying to figure out how meat causes heart disease came up with another explanation: an essential nutrient called choline may do it.

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 01:01:00 GMT
We May Be Missing a Bunch of Opioid Deaths

Doctors may not realize that people taking opioids are more likely to get infections, and to die from them, the CDC says.

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 22:21:00 GMT
CDC Still Stumped by Mystery Paralysis in Kids

Disease detectives say they're still stumped by what causes a rare, polio-like paralyzing condition in kids and say they don't have a No. 1 suspect.

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 19:29:00 GMT
Could Diet Sodas Raise Risk of Dementia and Stroke?

People who drink diet sodas daily have three times the risk of stroke and dementia compared to people who drink one less than once a week.

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 17:37:25 GMT
What's Behind the Huge Spike in Insulin Costs?

Prices have skyrocketed in the past five years for insulin, which treats Diabetes. The nation now spends more than $322 billion annually to treat it.

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 04:57:52 GMT
Golf Balls in Hash Browns Lead to Recall

McCain Foods USA's recall notice said the golf balls apparently were "inadvertently harvested" along with the potatoes and chopped up.

Sun, 23 Apr 2017 13:49:00 GMT
U.S. Surgeon General Replaced Under Trump Administration

Murthy, 39, said his appointment under Obama to the post was a humbling experience. He is being replaced by Rear Adm. Sylvia Trent-Adams.

Sat, 22 Apr 2017 21:18:31 GMT
March for Science Protesters Say They're the Real Patriots

Lovers of science got their day in the rain Saturday as they cheered their passions.

Sat, 22 Apr 2017 18:10:00 GMT
House GOP Moves Ahead on New Compromise on Health Care

Pressure is mounting on House Republicans to move forward with a new idea that would amend their health care bill.

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 19:58:58 GMT
'It Is Time to Speak Up': Anxious Scientists Plan to Shake D.C.

Scientists fed up with alternative facts are hitting the streets this weekend. As one marcher says, it's bad when the introverts start protesting.

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 19:33:00 GMT
Breast Cancer Rates Rise Among Asian-American Women as Others Stay Stable

Breast cancer rates have been increasing among Asian-American women over the past 15 years, according to the Cancer Prevention Institute of California

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 17:07:35 GMT
Pesticide Maker Pushes White House to Ignore Risk Study

Dow wants the Trump administration to ignore findings of federal scientists who say some common pesticides are harmful to about 1,800 species.

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 16:39:00 GMT
CVS, Starbucks Highlight America's Love-Hate Relationship With Sugar

We've come a long way from the soda fountain: Drugstore giant CVS announced Thursday it's cutting back on candy in favor of healthy food.

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 11:42:00 GMT
Cherokee Nation Sues Opioid Distributors, Retailers

The Cherokee Nation's suit alleges the companies have contributed to 'an epidemic of prescription opioid abuse' within the tribe.

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 01:04:00 GMT
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