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Doctor Sexually Assaulted Patients, Took Naked Photos

Jeffrey Joel Abrams, 68, pleaded guilty to 12 counts and could could face probation to more than 25 years in prison when he is sentenced in September.









Sat, 01 Aug 2015 08:49:26 GMT
Girl, 13, Learns to 'Just Breathe' After Sudden OCD

Thirteen-year old Megan remembers when all she could think about was washing her hands.









Fri, 31 Jul 2015 20:02:52 GMT
Legionnaires' Disease Could Be Linked to Climate Change

The number of cases of the disease is on the rise in the United States, and researchers say the increase could be partly a result of climate change.









Fri, 31 Jul 2015 15:44:26 GMT
Game-Changing Ebola Vaccine Could Stop Virus

An experimental vaccine tested on thousands of people in Guinea exposed to Ebola seems to work, according to early study results.









Fri, 31 Jul 2015 12:55:50 GMT
Lawsuit Accuses CVS of Overcharging for Generic Drugs

CVS deliberately overcharged some pharmacy customers for generic drugs by submitting claims to their insurance companies at inflated prices, according to a lawsuit filed Thursday in federal court.









Fri, 31 Jul 2015 02:29:31 GMT
Now Is the Time to Get Kids on a School Sleep Schedule

Experts say it takes a while to get children accustomed to the school sleep routine, so now is the time to start. NBC's Erika Edwards reports.









Thu, 30 Jul 2015 20:04:12 GMT
2 Killed, Dozens Sickened by Legionnaires' Outbreak

Thirty-one cases have been reported in south Bronx neighborhoods since July 10, the Health Department said. Two of the people died.









Thu, 30 Jul 2015 19:50:06 GMT
Beat the Heat: How to Stay Safe as Temps Sizzle

Here are some tips to keep your cool and stay safe in the broiling temperatures and stifling humidity affecting millions of Americans this week.









Wed, 29 Jul 2015 14:35:57 GMT
Boy Gets Double Hand Transplant in Surgical First

Zion Harvey, 8, lost his hands to a bacterial infection when he was a toddler.









Tue, 28 Jul 2015 19:38:54 GMT
South Korea Declares Itself Out of MERS Danger

Twelve people remain hospitalized in South Korea for MERS although only one is still testing positive for the MERS virus, the Health Ministry says.









Tue, 28 Jul 2015 05:41:45 GMT
Cool Factor: Teens Report Positive Feedback to E-Cigs

About 40 percent of teen users of e-cigarettes have never used tobacco, a new report finds. And 91 percent report getting positive feedback about them.









Mon, 27 Jul 2015 04:10:09 GMT
FDA Approves New Cholesterol Drugs

New injected drugs show promise in helping lower cholesterol in patients when statins aren't an option. NBC's Erika Edwards reports.









Sat, 25 Jul 2015 02:32:43 GMT
FDA Approves Pricey New Cholesterol Drug

The FDA approved a new type of cholesterol drug Thursday, aimed at people who cannot get their cholesterol down with statins.









Fri, 24 Jul 2015 19:18:48 GMT
Europe Approves World's First Malaria Vaccine

European regulators approved the first-ever malaria vaccine on Thursday even though it doesn't work very well.









Fri, 24 Jul 2015 16:29:36 GMT
FDA Takes on Sugar in Food Labels

Food labels should contain more detail about how much sugar is in a product, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said Friday.









Fri, 24 Jul 2015 13:33:38 GMT
Life Sentence Urged in Peanut Salmonella Case

Federal court officers have recommended a life sentence for a peanut company executive convicted or selling salmonella tainted food.









Fri, 24 Jul 2015 12:49:27 GMT
Health Insurer Anthem to Buy Rival Cigna in $54B Deal

Anthem is buying rival Cigna in a deal valued at $54.2 billion that will create the nation's largest health insurer by enrollment.









Fri, 24 Jul 2015 11:47:07 GMT
Expensive Cancer Drugs Force Choice: Save Life or Home?

Seven years into his battle with cancer, Stuart Chapin is faced with a stark choice: saving his house or his life.









Fri, 24 Jul 2015 02:02:14 GMT
A Better Treatment for Alzheimer's: Exercise

Exercise can prevent Alzheimer's disease, and now research shows it works as a great therapy, as well.









Thu, 23 Jul 2015 22:14:51 GMT
How Can Cancer Drugs Be Made Affordable?

Cancer drugs cost way too much and it's time to take steps to bring the price down, 118 of the country's top cancer experts said Thursday.









Thu, 23 Jul 2015 21:43:50 GMT
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