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Anthrax Shipments Came From Military Site in Utah
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Anthrax Shipments Came From Military Site in Utah

The U.S. Army's mistaken shipment of live anthrax samples to government and commercial laboratories occurred at a military post in a desolate stretch of the Utah desert that has been testing chemical weapons since it opened in 1942. Though military officials say they were not... Read »

2 hours ago
Tattoo Ink Allergies May More Common Than Thought, Survey Suggests

Tattoo Ink Allergies May More Common Than Thought, Survey Suggests

A surprising number of people who get tattooed say they develop severe itching and swelling lasting for months or... Read »

May 29, 2015
NY Hospital Performs Procedure to Create Thumb for Baby Born Without

NY Hospital Performs Procedure to Create Thumb for Baby Born Without

A 1-year-old baby born without a thumb will soon be able to grab things with his right hand for the first time than... Watch »

4 hours ago
Obama Administration Fights For GOP Health Care Suit to Be Dropped

Obama Administration Fights For GOP Health Care Suit to Be Dropped

Attorneys for the Obama administration are fighting to have the lawsuit over the president's health care law, broug... Read »

May 28, 2015
Army Chief: Human Error Unlikely in Anthrax Mistake

Army Chief: Human Error Unlikely in Anthrax Mistake

Human error probably was not a factor in the Army's mistaken shipment of live anthrax samples to numerous U.S. gove... Read »

May 28, 2015
Best Bike Helmets

Best Bike Helmets

No question, a bike helmet can be a real lifesaver. Ninety percent of the bicyclists killed in the past two decades... Watch »

May 28, 2015
FDA Approves Experiment to Allow Bay Area Doctor to Use Ecstasy to Treat Patients

FDA Approves Experiment to Allow Bay Area Doctor to Use Ecstasy to...

The Federal Drug Administration is allowing a team of Bay Area psychotherapists to experiment with ecstasy to treat... Watch »

May 28, 2015
Pentagon Mistakenly Ships Live Anthrax Samples

Pentagon Mistakenly Ships Live Anthrax Samples

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said it is investigating what the Pentagon called an inadvertent... Read »

May 28, 2015
Americans Are Getting Even Fatter, Survey Finds

Americans Are Getting Even Fatter, Survey Finds

A new survey shows Americans are getting even fatter, with nearly 28 percent of of people in the U.S. saying they're... Read »

May 27, 2015
Lee's Sandwiches Recalls 213,000 Pounds of Meat

Lee's Sandwiches Recalls 213,000 Pounds of Meat

Fast-food restaurant Lee's Sandwiches has recalled 213,000 pounds of meat because it bore unauthorized United States... Read »

May 26, 2015
The DMN's Seema Yasmin: Pediatric Falls

The DMN's Seema Yasmin: Pediatric Falls

A new study finds thousands of children are treated in emergency rooms each day for injuries that doctors say are... Watch »

May 26, 2015
Study Peeks Into Healthy Brains to Hunt Alzheimer's Culprit

Study Peeks Into Healthy Brains to Hunt Alzheimer's Culprit

Sticky plaque gets the most attention, but now healthy seniors at risk of Alzheimer's are letting scientists peek... Read »

May 26, 2015
SIDS Risk Greater at Higher Altitudes

SIDS Risk Greater at Higher Altitudes

Lofty living may make babies vulnerable to sudden infant death syndrome, according to a Colorado study that found... Watch »

May 26, 2015
New 3-D Treatment Builds Eyebrows

New 3-D Treatment Builds Eyebrows

If the eyes are the window to the soul, then the eyebrow is its frame and many women want that view. Watch »

May 25, 2015
Can You See Me Now?

Can You See Me Now?

Cars kill more than 5,000 pedestrians, bicyclists, and joggers each year. A vast majority of those accidents happen... Watch »

May 22, 2015
Salmonella Linked to Raw Tuna Sickens Dozens

Salmonella Linked to Raw Tuna Sickens Dozens

A salmonella outbreak likely linked to raw tuna has sickened 53 people in nine states, health officials said Thursd... Read »

May 22, 2015
FDA Documents Show Early Problems at Blue Bell

FDA Documents Show Early Problems at Blue Bell

Newly released documents show some early evidence of problems at Blue Bell Creameries' plants in Texas and Oklahoma... Read »

May 21, 2015
Alzheimer's Simulator Helps Caretakers Understand the Disease

Alzheimer's Simulator Helps Caretakers Understand the Disease

Alzheimer's can be difficult to understand for those who do not suffer from the disease. A senior living center... Watch »

May 21, 2015
Listeria: FDA Finds Problems at Ohio Ice Cream Plant

Listeria: FDA Finds Problems at Ohio Ice Cream Plant

A government investigation of Ohio-based Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams found inadequate testing and cleaning in its... Read »

May 21, 2015
NTX Mosquitoes Test Positive for West Nile Virus

NTX Mosquitoes Test Positive for West Nile Virus

The Texas Department of State Health Services confirms Thursday the first case of West Nile virus has been recorded... Watch »

May 21, 2015
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