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Flint Kids Were Poisoned by Lead in Water: CDC
Lead levels in kids' blood shot up just after Flint, Michigan changed its water supply and didn't fall until months later, the CDC says. Fri, 24 Jun 2016 17:06:00 GMT
N.C. Water Park Closes After Deadly Amoeba Kills Teen
A popular North Carolina water park suspended part of its operation Friday after health officials found a brain-destroying amoeba in the water there. Sat, 25 Jun 2016 01:56:00 GMT
Overdose Deaths Overwhelm Coroners
Soaring numbers of overdose deaths mean bodies pile up in medical examiners' offices. Fri, 24 Jun 2016 12:59:00 GMT
White House Threatens Veto of Zika Funding Bill
President Barack Obama said Thursday he'd veto a new measure coming from Congress to pay for the Zika fight. Thu, 23 Jun 2016 23:15:00 GMT
Senate Reaches Deal on GMO Labels
Senators have a bipartisan deal to require labeling of genetically modified ingredients nationally. Thu, 23 Jun 2016 22:08:00 GMT
WHO Launches Emergency Yellow Fever Vaccination
The World Health Organization has launched an emergency yellow fever vaccination campaign in Africa. Thu, 23 Jun 2016 13:52:00 GMT
'Autism Glass' App Helps Kids Read Emotions
A new app designed for Google Glass helps kids with autism figure out the expressions on the faces of friends and family. Thu, 23 Jun 2016 13:41:32 GMT
Avoiding Lawnmower Tragedies
Experts say 17,000 children are injured by lawnmowers each year, with hundreds of accidents resulting in amputations. WDIV's Dr. Frank McGeorge Thu, 23 Jun 2016 13:36:15 GMT
Swimmer's Ear Season Arrives
With kids hitting the pool to beat the heat, doctors are seeing an increase in the condition commonly known as "swimmer's ear". KPLC's Britney Glaser reports. Thu, 23 Jun 2016 13:25:33 GMT
Can I Ever Get Pregnant? Your Questions About Zika
The World Health Organization updated its recommendations on pregnancy, sex and the risk of Zika virus. Thu, 23 Jun 2016 12:30:00 GMT
How Did Australia Stop Mass Shootings?
Strict new gun laws passed after a mass shooting in Australia 20 years ago appear to have prevented any more such attacks there, researchers reported. Thu, 23 Jun 2016 12:22:52 GMT
Zika Virus Epidemic Doubled Abortion Pleas
The epidemic of Zika virus has caused a spike in requests for abortion help in countries that ban or restrict abortions, researchers said Wednesday. Thu, 23 Jun 2016 12:20:00 GMT
Skip the FluMist Nose Spray Vaccine, Experts Say
The popular, needle-free FluMist influenza vaccine has not protected kids or adults against flu in recent years and should not be used this year. Thu, 23 Jun 2016 11:55:00 GMT
Another Call for Doctors to Weigh in on Gun Control
Doctors should join the increasingly bitter battle on gun control in the U.S., the influential New England Journal of Medicine said Wednesday. Wed, 22 Jun 2016 21:15:00 GMT
Republicans Release Alternative to Obamacare
House Republicans are unveiling new proposals to repeal and replace President Barack Obama's health care law. Wed, 22 Jun 2016 19:23:07 GMT
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