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This May Explain Why DOD Accidentally Sent 'Live' Anthrax

Hard-to-kill anthrax spores may explain why the Department of Defense accidentally sent out "live" samples of the bacteria, experts say.

Thu, 28 May 2015 23:21:05 GMT
Cosmetic Face 'Fillers' Can Go Trafically Wrong, FDA Warns

Cosmetic facial fillers, which can plump thin lips or erase wrinkles, can go badly and tragically wrong, the FDA warned Thursday.

Thu, 28 May 2015 22:37:00 GMT
Flashback: Anthrax Attacks

It took seven years for the government to identify the culprit of the 2001 anthrax attacks.

Thu, 28 May 2015 20:36:56 GMT
Report: Men More Likely Than Women to Die in Car Crashes

Male motorists are twice as likely to be killed behind the wheel as women, according to new data.

Thu, 28 May 2015 14:48:58 GMT
Workers Accidentally Exposed to Anthrax Get Antibiotics

At least 26 people are taking antibiotics after they handled live anthrax bacteria accidentally sent to labs in nine states and South Korea.

Thu, 28 May 2015 14:21:47 GMT
Tattoo Ink Allergies May be Triggered by This Color

A surprising number of people who get tattooed say they develop severe itching and swelling lasting for months or even years, a new survey suggests.

Thu, 28 May 2015 13:31:43 GMT
What Causes Vertigo?

If it feels like the room is spinning, you may have vertigo.

Thu, 28 May 2015 11:58:48 GMT
Tumor Atlas Combats Deadly Cancer

A new project from the Allen Institute for Brain Science could help understand deadly glioblastoma tumors. KING's Jean Enersen reports.

Thu, 28 May 2015 02:03:53 GMT
Newer Birth Control Pills Raise Blood Clot Risks, Too

Newer birth control pills raise the risk of a blood clot more than older formulations, researchers report - but the risk is still very low.

Wed, 27 May 2015 20:59:21 GMT
Live Anthrax Mistakenly Sent to Labs in 9 States

Officials say they are investigating the accidental shipment of live anthrax bacteria to labs in nine states.

Wed, 27 May 2015 19:33:41 GMT
Researchers End HIV Study Early After Impressive Results

Early treatment is better for treating HIV than waiting, a new study confirms.

Wed, 27 May 2015 18:29:54 GMT
What's So Bad About Trans Fats?

Artificial trans fats are inexpensive to produce and last a long time, but they're also bad for your health.

Wed, 27 May 2015 15:37:44 GMT
Teen Drivers a Risk to Everyone on the Road

Lack of experience behind the wheel combined with distracted driving makes a dangerous concoction for teen drivers.

Wed, 27 May 2015 15:23:24 GMT
Americans Are Getting Even Fatter, Survey Finds

Americans have become even fatter than before, a new survey finds, with nearly 28 percent saying they are clinically obese.

Wed, 27 May 2015 15:09:32 GMT
Astro-Mouse Study Suggests Spaceflight Damages Skin

It's bad enough that weightlessness can cause muscle loss and weaker bones. But now researchers say it may cause skin and hair problems as well.

Wed, 27 May 2015 14:02:50 GMT
Bipolar Man's Death in Custody Sparks Georgia Jail Shakeup

Mathew Ajibade's family said he died after being Tasered and restrained in an isolation cell in the midst of a bipolar episode.

Wed, 27 May 2015 01:01:35 GMT
Can Cutting the Umbilical Cord Later Make Kids Smarter?

Can waiting for a few minutes to cut or clamp the umbilical cord help children's brains? It just might, a new study shows.

Tue, 26 May 2015 22:34:05 GMT
Drinking May Be Bad for the Elderly Heart

Having a drink or two a day might be good for the heart when you're young, but even just a couple of drinks a day may damage an elderly heart.

Tue, 26 May 2015 20:40:22 GMT
Hold Off Germline DNA Editing For Now, White House Says

Scientists should hold off on experiments that could permanently alter people's DNA and pass the changes to future generations, the White House says.

Tue, 26 May 2015 17:04:10 GMT
Man With Lassa Fever Dies in U.S. After Liberia Trip

A New Jersey man died Monday evening after been diagnosed with Lassa fever an infectious disease from West Africa that is rarely seen in the United States, a federal health official said.

Tue, 26 May 2015 14:10:26 GMT
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