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More Older Americans Are Dying in Falls

More older Americans are dying in accidents, especially in falls, government researchers reported Wednesday.







Wed, 06 May 2015 15:33:54 GMT
Cancer Drug Spending Tops $100 Billion in a Year

As drug prices continue to fall under ever-increasing scrutiny, spending on cancer medicines has hit a new milestone: $100 billion in 2014.






Tue, 05 May 2015 14:41:31 GMT
Will There Be a Turkey Shortage on Thanksgiving?

The largest-ever U.S. outbreak of avian influenza could be felt at Thanksgiving tables across the nation come November.






Tue, 05 May 2015 11:53:28 GMT
Teens Still Critical 6 Weeks After Resort Poisoning

Sean and Ryan Esmond and their parents fell ill after an applicator working for Terminix used methyl bromide at the resort in the U.S. Virgin Islands.






Tue, 05 May 2015 07:33:16 GMT
#GOTscience: Disease Plays a Role on 'Game of Thrones'

The latest episode of HBO's "Game of Thrones" delves into the effects of a disease known as greyscale, which has some fearsome real-life analogs.






Mon, 04 May 2015 23:56:31 GMT
Motherland: 32 Countries Better Than U.S. for Moms

The U.S. slipped a couple of notches in the Save the Children index this year, hurt by infant-mortality and maternal-death rates.






Mon, 04 May 2015 23:03:41 GMT
Bioethicist: Deep Fryers Don't Belong in Schools

School cafeterias are the front line on the battleground for childhood obesity prevention. That's why deep fryers don't belong in school kitchens.






Mon, 04 May 2015 20:57:03 GMT
Why Models Are Addicted to This Fitness Trend

Even people who hate exercise are falling in love with it.






Fri, 01 May 2015 21:56:30 GMT
Will Mars Scramble Your Brain? Scientists Debate Study

Could a trip to Mars addle your brains? Some scientists say it might, based on a study of radiation's effects. But a skeptic says the study is flawed.






Fri, 01 May 2015 19:02:47 GMT
Mom Kept Alive Eight Weeks for Baby Angel's Delivery

A pregnant Nebraska women who became brain dead after suffering a hemorrhage was kept alive in coma for eight weeks so doctors could deliver her baby.






Fri, 01 May 2015 08:55:33 GMT
Time to Prove Hospital Disinfectants Work, FDA Says

Now that there's a hand sanitizer dispenser at every hospital room door, it's time to check that such products work safely, the FDA says






Thu, 30 Apr 2015 21:31:07 GMT
Scientists Develop On-Off Switch to Control Mouse Behavior

A study describing a way to manipulate a lab animal's brain circuitry is the first to be published under President Obama's BRAIN Initiative.






Thu, 30 Apr 2015 18:50:57 GMT
Pit Bull Spreads Plague to Four People

An outbreak of plague that affected four people and a dog might be the first person to person transmission of plague in the US in 90 years.






Thu, 30 Apr 2015 17:23:10 GMT
Bird Flu 'Probable' in Chicken Breeding Farm

An Iowa-based chicken broiler breeding farm has initially tested positive for the highly pathogenic h5 bird flu.






Thu, 30 Apr 2015 16:13:41 GMT
Why Tattoos Might Be a Big Problem for the Apple Watch

Tattooed tech lovers, take note: The Apple Watch's heart rate sensor may not work for people with tattoos covering their wrists.






Thu, 30 Apr 2015 08:15:23 GMT
Doctors Save Babies by Printing '4-D' Airways

Three small children with weak airways that were constantly collapsing are alive and well thanks to a "4-D" printed splint that saved them from almost certain suffocation.






Wed, 29 Apr 2015 21:02:54 GMT
German Measles Eliminated from Americas

German measles is officially gone from North and South America, the first region to rid itself of the disease, health officials announced Wednesday.






Wed, 29 Apr 2015 18:44:42 GMT
FDA Approves Double-Chin Shot

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved an injection designed specifically to reduce unsightly double chins.






Wed, 29 Apr 2015 18:25:26 GMT
Doctors print up '4-D' airway, save three babies

Three small children with weak airways that were constantly collapsing are alive and well thanks to a "4-D" printed splint that saved them from almost certain suffocation.






Wed, 29 Apr 2015 18:05:13 GMT
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