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New bill aims to cap nicotine levels in e-cigarettes

Mon, 07 Oct 2019 19:11:03 GMT

US Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi announced new legislation Monday that would put a cap the concentration of nicotine in e-cigarette products.

This company just grew meat in space for the first time

Tue, 08 Oct 2019 05:23:59 GMT

You may one day be able to eat burgers grown in space.

Every year, 46 million Americans deal with mental illness. Only 41% get help. Here's how you can.

Mon, 07 Oct 2019 13:34:08 GMT

An estimated 46 million American adults experience mental illness in a given year but only 41% get help for it, according to the National Alliance on Mental Illness. The problems range from depression and anxiety to substance abuse.

Chicken processing company Tip Top Poultry recalls its meat from stores over Listeria fears

Thu, 10 Oct 2019 19:21:44 GMT

Do you store chicken in your freezer? You might want to take a look at the label.

When it's more than 'winter blues'

Wed, 28 Nov 2012 12:26:14 GMT

I grew up in a place where the sun shone every day from May through October. These sun-drenched days were the happiest times of my life.

Exposure to pollution linked to 'silent miscarriages'

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 15:15:38 GMT

Pregnant women who have been exposed to high levels of pollution face an increased risk of "silent miscarriage" in the first trimester, according to a new study. A "silent miscarriage" happens when a fetus hasn't formed or has died, but the placenta and embryonic tissue remain.

Being happier will help you live longer, so learn how to be happier

Sat, 05 Oct 2019 18:06:13 GMT

If you could wish for just one thing, would it be happiness or a long life? Given what researchers tell us, one is likely to produce the other.

Top 34 bestselling 'fruit' drinks for kids deemed unhealthy

Driven by misleading advertising, Americans spent $1.4 billion last year on unhealthy fruit drinks and flavored waters for their children, a new report says.

Flu season is here and now is the time to get a flu shot

Mon, 07 Oct 2019 11:09:22 GMT

The aches, the sneezing, the sore throat, the exhaustion -- flu season is here and you want to be prepared.

IKEA recalls thousands of infant bibs worldwide for possible choking hazards

Wed, 09 Oct 2019 08:05:33 GMT

Ikea is recalling thousands of infant bibs over concerns their snaps could be a choking hazard if they detach.

More fetal remains found in vehicle trunk of abortion doctor

Thu, 10 Oct 2019 07:11:03 GMT

A month after 2,246 fetal remains were found in the Illinois garage of a doctor who performed abortions, more remains linked to him have been found.

Oklahoma judge miscalculated how much Johnson & Johnson would pay for the state's opioid crisis

The Oklahoma judge who recently ordered pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson to pay $572 million for its role in the state's opioid crisis says he made a mathematical error when calculating the judgment.

Most pregnant women aren't getting flu and whooping cough shots, CDC warns

Tue, 08 Oct 2019 17:02:52 GMT

Most pregnant women in the United States don't get flu and whooping cough vaccines even though the shots are safe and recommended as part of routine prenatal care, a report from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Tuesday.

Paralyzed man uses experimental device to regain hand movements

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 00:57:56 GMT

A man paralyzed from his shoulders down has regained use of his right hand with the aid of an experimental prosthetic that replaces lost connections between the brain and the muscles.

A hot tub display at a North Carolina state fair may be the origin of a deadly outbreak of Legionnaires' disease

Fri, 04 Oct 2019 23:15:56 GMT

A deadly outbreak of Legionnaires' disease in North Carolina may stem from hot tubs that were on display inside an event center last month during a state fair, state health officials said Thursday.

Why clowns like the 'Joker' give us the creeps

Fri, 04 Oct 2019 17:00:07 GMT

Hollywood has long exploited our deep ambivalence about clowns, and this fall's film lineup is no different.

Nobel Prize in Medicine awarded for new discovery on how humans respond to oxygen

Wed, 09 Oct 2019 15:03:36 GMT

The 2019 Nobel Prize in Medicine has been jointly awarded to William Kaelin Jr., Sir Peter Ratcliffe and Gregg Semenza for their pioneering research into how human cells respond to changing oxygen levels.

Romania to open its first Holocaust museum

Wed, 09 Oct 2019 17:10:20 GMT

Nearly three-quarters of a century since the end of World War II, Romanian President Klaus Iohannis has backed the creation of the country's first Holocaust museum.

Prince Harry, Meghan Markle, Prince William, and Kate Middleton speak out in a powerful new mental health PSA

Thu, 10 Oct 2019 14:33:35 GMT

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle joined Prince William and Kate Middleton to voice a powerful new mental health PSA.

Let us now praise single moms

Mon, 07 Oct 2019 17:03:31 GMT

Roughly 24 million, or one-third of all American children under age 18, are living with an unmarried parent, according to a Pew Research Center analysis last year of US Census Bureau data. And 81% of those single parent homes are headed by a mom.

'We Vape, We Vote': How vaping crackdowns are politicizing vapers

Wed, 09 Oct 2019 08:03:44 GMT

Vapers across the country are swarming Twitter, the White House comment line and statehouse steps with the message "We Vape, We Vote."

The germiest place in your home and the best way to combat those microbes

Tue, 15 Oct 2019 16:28:13 GMT

Do you compulsively scrub your toilet for fear of germs? Good for you, but how often do you change your bath and hand towels?

When trying to lose weight, morning meals are better than evening ones

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 16:51:57 GMT

When I first studied nutritional science, all calories were considered "equal" when it came to weight loss. The time of day you ate didn't matter as long as you were eating the appropriate amount of calories for your goals.

Popstar Bobi Wine escapes house arrest in daring motorbike stunt

Wed, 09 Oct 2019 17:18:54 GMT

Ugandan popstar Bobi Wine has made a daring motorbike escape from security forces after they barricaded his home on Wednesday.

HIV-prevention drugs will soon be available without a prescription at California pharmacies

Tue, 08 Oct 2019 09:44:01 GMT

HIV prevention drugs will be available without a prescription starting next year in California under a bill signed Monday by the state's Democratic governor.

Bernie Sanders explains what hinted at heart attack

Thu, 10 Oct 2019 23:02:13 GMT

2020 Democratic candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders sits down with CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta to talk about his recovery and health after suffering from a heart attack.

FDA warns consumers to stop using THC vaping products

Fri, 04 Oct 2019 19:37:05 GMT

The US Food and Drug Administration is warning consumers to stop using THC vaping products as investigations into vaping-related lung injuries and deaths continue.

Strangers raised $190,000 for a girl hospitalized with EEE. Now she has gone home

Sat, 05 Oct 2019 16:07:25 GMT

A 5-year-old Massachusetts girl diagnosed with a rare mosquito-borne virus has returned home from the hospital, weeks after donors raised thousands of dollars for her medical expenses.

Sia announces she has a neurological disease

Sat, 05 Oct 2019 17:27:20 GMT

Sia revealed something deeply personal on Twitter Friday.

California pushes back school start times for middle and high school students

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 22:45:57 GMT

Students in California, rejoice. You'll soon be able to sleep in a little more.