Next generation of biotech food heading for grocery stores
Next generation of biotech food heading for grocery stores

First foods made from gene-edited plants getting close to the grocery aisles, a different technology than today's GMOs but will shoppers buy?.

November 13th, 11:18 PM CST
Criminal case as pollution surges in Russian river
Criminal case as pollution surges in Russian river

Sharp rise in pollution of Russian river sparks criminal investigation.

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North Korea running low on TB meds, experts fear epidemic
North Korea running low on TB meds, experts fear epidemic

A U.S.-based nonprofit group has called for South Korea to take stronger steps to fight a tuberculosis crisis in North Korea it says has worsened under strengthened U.S.-led sanctions against the country over its nuclear weapons and missile program.

November 15th, 9:59 PM CST
Meditation helps vets with post-traumatic stress disorder
Meditation helps vets with post-traumatic stress disorder

Meditation worked as well as traditional therapy for military veterans with PTSD in a small experiment.

November 15th, 5:39 PM CST
New Mexico woman sues hospital for resuscitating her
New Mexico woman sues hospital for resuscitating her

A New Mexico woman who was brought back to life is suing the hospital for violating her rights.

November 16th, 11:20 PM CST
North Korea running low on TB meds, experts fear epidemic
North Korea running low on TB meds, experts fear epidemic

A U.S.-based nonprofit group has called for South Korea to take stronger steps to fight a tuberculosis crisis in North Korea it says has worsened under strengthened U.S.-led sanctions against the country over its nuclear weapons and missile program.

November 15th, 9:59 PM CST
Meditation helps vets with post-traumatic stress disorder
Meditation helps vets with post-traumatic stress disorder

Meditation worked as well as traditional therapy for military veterans with PTSD in a small experiment.

November 15th, 5:39 PM CST
New Mexico woman sues hospital for resuscitating her
New Mexico woman sues hospital for resuscitating her

A New Mexico woman who was brought back to life is suing the hospital for violating her rights.

November 16th, 11:20 PM CST
Jennie-O recalling ground turkey in salmonella outbreak
Jennie-O recalling ground turkey in salmonella outbreak

Jennie-O-Turkey is recalling more than 91,000 pounds of raw turkey in an ongoing salmonella outbreak.

November 16th, 8:40 AM CST
Texas hospital system accused of holding patients illegally
Texas hospital system accused of holding patients illegally

A Texas corporation that runs behavioral health hospitals is accused of illegally holding four patients.

November 16th, 10:43 AM CST
Corrected study: Building, mining have high suicide rates
Corrected study: Building, mining have high suicide rates

CDC corrects study of highest job-related suicides, now putting construction and extraction at the top.

November 15th, 1:43 PM CST
The Latest: Environmentalist blasts new pesticide guidelines
The Latest: Environmentalist blasts new pesticide guidelines

An environmental group is blasting new recommendations by California regulators to curb a widely used pesticide blamed for harming the brains of babies.

November 15th, 1:43 PM CST
FDA to crack down on menthol cigarettes, flavored vapes
FDA to crack down on menthol cigarettes, flavored vapes

FDA pushes for ban on menthol in cigarettes and tightened rules to prevent sale of flavored e-cigarettes to kids.

November 15th, 9:19 AM CST
Nurse's kidney donation triggers bi-state transplant chain
Nurse's kidney donation triggers bi-state transplant chain

A nurse's decision to donate a kidney to a patient triggered a series of events that led to three people getting new organs at two Kansas City-area hospitals.

November 15th, 3:29 PM CST
Experts seek ways to boost extreme wildfire survival rates
Experts seek ways to boost extreme wildfire survival rates

With wildfires growing deadlier across the U.S. West, experts are suggesting ways to help people survive.

November 14th, 11:59 PM CST
Batkid Miles Scott is healthy and thriving now cancer-free
Batkid Miles Scott is healthy and thriving now cancer-free

San Francisco's beloved Batkid is cancer-free and thriving in a wide range of activities.

November 15th, 6:59 PM CST
Twins separated by surgery are healing, sticking together
Twins separated by surgery are healing, sticking together

Doctors say that conjoined twins from Bhutan who were separated at an Australian hospital last week have been moving about, eating and otherwise healing well.

November 15th, 12:59 AM CST
US officials report a record number of tick diseases
US officials report a record number of tick diseases

Health officials say a record number of tick-borne diseases _ more than 59,000 _ were reported last year.

November 14th, 11:12 AM CST
Draft EPA study finds newer nonstick compound may be harmful
Draft EPA study finds newer nonstick compound may be harmful

The Environmental Protection Agency says long-term exposure to a chemical compound used in nonstick coatings appears to be dangerous even in minute amounts.

November 14th, 4:59 PM CST
Food safety officials stress safe handling of raw turkey
Food safety officials stress safe handling of raw turkey

With Thanksgiving approaching, food safety officials are stressing the importance of proper handling and cooking practices as a nationwide outbreak of drug-resistant Salmonella found in raw turkey expands.

November 14th, 3:19 PM CST

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Man whose wife died after collapse at hospital gets apology
Man whose wife died after collapse at hospital gets apology

A Massachusetts man whose wife collapsed outside a locked hospital emergency room door and later died has received a face-to-face apology from the chief executive of the hospital's parent company.

November 14th, 11:58 AM CST
Juul halts store sales of some flavored e-cigarettes
Juul halts store sales of some flavored e-cigarettes

E-cigarette company Juul halts sales of flavors at stores to help keep them from kids.

November 13th, 1:28 PM CST
More US kids get paralyzing illness, cause is still unknown
More US kids get paralyzing illness, cause is still unknown

More children have been diagnosed with a mysterious paralyzing illness, and U.S. health officials still aren't sure what's causing it.

November 13th, 12:29 PM CST
No accounting for these tastes: Artificial flavors a mystery
No accounting for these tastes: Artificial flavors a mystery

Food companies have been ordered to remove six "artificial flavors" from their products.

November 13th, 10:38 AM CST
Mayo Clinic receives record $200M gift from Michigan donor
Mayo Clinic receives record $200M gift from Michigan donor

A corporate strategist from Michigan has given Mayo Clinic its largest gift ever _ $200 million.

November 13th, 1:18 PM CST
WHO official predicts 6 more months battling Ebola in Congo
WHO official predicts 6 more months battling Ebola in Congo

The emergencies chief for the World Health Organization says he expects Congo's Ebola outbreak will last at least another six months, and says informal health facilities have become "major drivers" of the current, deadly transmission.

November 13th, 11:58 AM CST
New exercise guidelines: Move more, sit less, start younger
New exercise guidelines: Move more, sit less, start younger

New U.S. guidelines on exercise: Get kids active as young as 3 to avoid health problems later in life.

November 12th, 7:08 AM CST
Amid drug crisis, spiritual first responders hit the streets
Amid drug crisis, spiritual first responders hit the streets

Clergy members become spiritual first responders in the opioid crisis.

November 12th, 9:49 PM CST
AP Interview: US VP's wife champions art therapy in Japan
AP Interview: US VP's wife champions art therapy in Japan

Karen Pence, the vice president's wife, has announced a $54,000 grant at a Japanese university for studying art therapy, a little-known mental health profession she has chosen as her cause under the Trump administration.

November 12th, 10:59 PM CST
More leeway for states to expand inpatient mental health
More leeway for states to expand inpatient mental health

The Trump administration allowing states to seek Medicaid funds to expand inpatient mental health.

November 13th, 10:08 AM CST
Heart meeting features fish oil, vitamin D, cholesterol news
Heart meeting features fish oil, vitamin D, cholesterol news

Top news at an American Heart Association conference focuses on what does and does not help prevent heart attacks and other problems.

November 11th, 12:09 PM CST
More women in poor countries use contraception, says report
More women in poor countries use contraception, says report

A new report says more women in the poorest countries are using contraception, signifying progress in efforts to make women involved in family planning.

November 12th, 7:28 AM CST
Big studies give mixed news on fish oil, vitamin D
Big studies give mixed news on fish oil, vitamin D

Big studies reveal mixed results on who does and does not benefit from taking fish oil or vitamin D.

November 10th, 2:27 PM CST
Congo ministry says Ebola outbreak worst in nation's history
Congo ministry says Ebola outbreak worst in nation's history

Congo's health ministry says the latest Ebola outbreak has now become the worst in the country's recorded history with 319 confirmed and probable cases.

November 10th, 6:27 AM CST
Medicare expands access to in-home support for seniors
Medicare expands access to in-home support for seniors

Some 'Medicare Advantage' insurance plans to offer broader array of in-home support services next year.

November 9th, 12:17 AM CST

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