Are eggs good or bad for you? New research rekindles debate
Are eggs good or bad for you? New research rekindles debate

Latest US research on eggs won't go over easy for those can't eat breakfast without them.

March 15th, 1:41 PM CDT
Scientists back temporary global ban on gene-edited babies
Scientists back temporary global ban on gene-edited babies

An international group of scientists and ethicists is calling for a temporary global ban on making babies with edited genes.

March 13th, 1:11 PM CDT
US health officials move to tighten sales of e-cigarettes
US health officials move to tighten sales of e-cigarettes

U.S. health regulators are moving ahead with a plan to keep e-cigarettes out of the hands of teenagers by restricting sales of most flavored products in convenience stores and online.

March 13th, 8:51 AM CDT
EPA bans consumer use of deadly paint stripper, in rare step
EPA bans consumer use of deadly paint stripper, in rare step

The Environmental Protection Agency is banning consumer sales of a paint stripper after personal appeals by families of men who died while using the product.

March 15th, 1:41 PM CDT
Gluten, lactose in drugs? Study raises questions about risk
Gluten, lactose in drugs? Study raises questions about risk

Report says pills can have ingredients like gluten, lactose or dyes that may cause problems for some patients.

March 13th, 2:51 PM CDT
More charges in $50M state benefits prescription drug probe
More charges in $50M state benefits prescription drug probe

Authorities say a police officer and three firefighters are among seven people recently charged in a $50 million prescription drug scheme that has already produced nearly two dozen guilty pleas.

March 15th, 1:01 PM CDT
Newer heart valves may let more people avoid surgery
Newer heart valves may let more people avoid surgery

Studies suggest newer heart valves can let many people avoid surgery.

March 16th, 12:51 PM CDT
With lawsuits looming, OxyContin maker considers bankruptcy
With lawsuits looming, OxyContin maker considers bankruptcy

The company that made billions selling OxyContin says it is considering bankruptcy protection as trial dates for opioid lawsuits get closer.

March 13th, 3:41 PM CDT
Mystery infections traced to blood-shedding religious ritual
Mystery infections traced to blood-shedding religious ritual

Researchers say they have traced a cluster of rare infections to blood-shedding religious rituals.

March 13th, 11:31 AM CDT
Are eggs good or bad for you? New research rekindles debate
Are eggs good or bad for you? New research rekindles debate

Latest US research on eggs won't go over easy for those can't eat breakfast without them.

March 15th, 1:31 PM CDT
Gene-edited food quietly arrives in restaurant cooking oil
Gene-edited food quietly arrives in restaurant cooking oil

A Midwestern restaurant is using cooking oil made from soybeans gene edited to be healthier and longer lasting.

March 12th, 1:01 PM CDT
Blacks, Hispanics breathe more pollution than they make
Blacks, Hispanics breathe more pollution than they make

A new study looking at pollution and race, finds that minorities breathe more dangerous air than they are responsible for making.

March 11th, 2:21 PM CDT
US communities reach out to homeless as liver disease surges
US communities reach out to homeless as liver disease surges

Outreach teams seen as new best approach for outbreaks in homeless and drug users.

March 12th, 7:11 AM CDT
2,200 quarantined over mumps outbreak at immigration centers
2,200 quarantined over mumps outbreak at immigration centers

Immigration authorities say more than 2,200 people who were exposed to a mumps outbreak in at least two detention facilities have been quarantined.

March 12th, 6:41 PM CDT
WHO: Attacks could reverse gains in Congo's Ebola fight
WHO: Attacks could reverse gains in Congo's Ebola fight

WHO: Attacks on Ebola treatment centers could reverse gains in Congo's fight against virus.

March 14th, 8:11 AM CDT
NIH cancer chief to serve as acting FDA commissioner
NIH cancer chief to serve as acting FDA commissioner

NIH cancer chief to serve as acting FDA commissioner starting next month.

March 12th, 12:11 PM CDT
Judge won't let unvaccinated children back in school
Judge won't let unvaccinated children back in school

A federal judge, citing an "unprecedented measles outbreak" in suburban Rockland County, New York, has denied a request to let 44 unvaccinated children return to school.

March 13th, 8:11 AM CDT
EU check of Polish slaughterhouses finds document issues
EU check of Polish slaughterhouses finds document issues

Poland's agriculture minister says that a European Commission's veterinary inspection has revealed irregularities in documents at slaughterhouses, but found no problems with the quality of the meat.

March 13th, 7:21 AM CDT
Tunisia: 12 infants die of hospital-acquired infection
Tunisia: 12 infants die of hospital-acquired infection

Tunisia's interim health minister says 12 newborn babies have died while receiving care at a public maternity hospital.

March 11th, 11:11 AM CDT
US regulators clear path for genetically modified salmon
US regulators clear path for genetically modified salmon

Genetically modified salmon have cleared another hurdle to be sold in the U.S., but could still face legal challenges.

March 8th, 4:15 PM CST

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Judge won't let unvaccinated children back in school
Judge won't let unvaccinated children back in school

A federal judge, citing an "unprecedented measles outbreak" in suburban Rockland County, New York, has denied a request to let 44 unvaccinated children return to school.

March 13th, 8:11 AM CDT
EU check of Polish slaughterhouses finds document issues
EU check of Polish slaughterhouses finds document issues

Poland's agriculture minister says that a European Commission's veterinary inspection has revealed irregularities in documents at slaughterhouses, but found no problems with the quality of the meat.

March 13th, 7:21 AM CDT
Tunisia: 12 infants die of hospital-acquired infection
Tunisia: 12 infants die of hospital-acquired infection

Tunisia's interim health minister says 12 newborn babies have died while receiving care at a public maternity hospital.

March 11th, 11:11 AM CDT
US regulators clear path for genetically modified salmon
US regulators clear path for genetically modified salmon

Genetically modified salmon have cleared another hurdle to be sold in the U.S., but could still face legal challenges.

March 8th, 4:15 PM CST
In Dems' 'Medicare for All' battle cry, GOP sees '20 weapon
In Dems' 'Medicare for All' battle cry, GOP sees '20 weapon

Republican strategists see 'Medicare for All' proposals from Democratic presidential candidates and lawmakers gives them opening to use health care as 2020 campaign issue.

March 11th, 12:31 PM CDT
UnitedHealthcare broadens direct drug rebate program
UnitedHealthcare broadens direct drug rebate program

UnitedHealthcare is expanding a program that will pass drugmaker rebates along to some customers.

March 12th, 6:01 AM CDT
Trump's cuts to Medicare hospital payments trigger an outcry
Trump's cuts to Medicare hospital payments trigger an outcry

Candidate Trump promised not to cut Medicare but his payment cuts to hospitals prompt an outcry.

March 12th, 9:51 AM CDT
Ebola treatment center in Congo is attacked again; 1 dead
Ebola treatment center in Congo is attacked again; 1 dead

Ebola treatment center in Congo is attacked again; mayor says a police officer killed.

March 9th, 7:45 AM CST
FDA approves 1st immunotherapy drug to treat breast cancer
FDA approves 1st immunotherapy drug to treat breast cancer

FDA approves 1st immunotherapy drug for treating breast cancer.

March 8th, 5:35 PM CST
California man learns he's dying from doctor on robot video
California man learns he's dying from doctor on robot video

A Northern California family is devastated that their 78-year-old patriarch was told he didn't have long to live by a doctor appearing on a robot's video screen.

March 8th, 6:35 PM CST
Posts by Utah lawmaker in conversion therapy debate draw ire
Posts by Utah lawmaker in conversion therapy debate draw ire

A nationwide push to ban LGBTQ conversion therapy for minors has ground to a halt in conservative Utah.

March 8th, 2:25 PM CST
CDC: Unvaccinated Oregon boy almost dies of tetanus
CDC: Unvaccinated Oregon boy almost dies of tetanus

An unvaccinated 6-year-old boy in Oregon was hospitalized for eight weeks and almost died of tetanus after getting cut while playing on a farm.

March 8th, 12:45 PM CST
Correction: Facebook-Vaccine Misinformation story
Correction: Facebook-Vaccine Misinformation story

Social media giant Facebook says it will remove groups and pages that spread misinformation about vaccinations on its site.

March 7th, 2:05 PM CST
Sanders' 'Medicare for All' expands long-term care benefits
Sanders' 'Medicare for All' expands long-term care benefits

Sen. Bernie Sanders is raising the stakes of the "Medicare-for-all" debate by expanding his proposal to include long-term care.

March 8th, 12:55 PM CST
Arizona now oversees center where incapacitated woman raped
Arizona now oversees center where incapacitated woman raped

An embattled Phoenix long-term care facility where an incapacitated woman was raped and later gave birth is now under state supervision.

March 8th, 4:25 PM CST

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