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Extra Oxygen Could Help Fight Cancer, Study Suggests
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Extra Oxygen Could Help Fight Cancer, Study Suggests

A provocative study in mice suggests something as simple as breathing in extra oxygen might give immune cells a boost in attacking cancer. The immune system often can spot and destroy abnormal cells before they grow into cancer. But when tumors manage to take root, they put... Read »

Mar 4, 2015
McDonald's to Use Chicken Without Certain Antibiotics

McDonald's to Use Chicken Without Certain Antibiotics

McDonald's says it plans to start using chicken raised without antibiotics important to human medicine and milk from... Read »

Mar 4, 2015
Thousands of Bassinets, Cradles Recalled

Thousands of Bassinets, Cradles Recalled

Dream on Me recalls nearly 13,000 bassinet-to-cradle products after learning of falling and suffocation hazards. Watch »

Mar 4, 2015
Plague-Carrying Flea Found on NYC Rats: Study

Plague-Carrying Flea Found on NYC Rats: Study

The type of flea that spread the bubonic plague across Europe in the 1300s, killing millions of people, lives in... Read »

Mar 4, 2015
Dairy Case Junk Food

Dairy Case Junk Food

The dairy case is bulging with new products that seem like tasty ways to get more protein, calcium, and other... Watch »

Mar 3, 2015
Doctors Use New 3-D Tech to Prepare for Brain Surgery

Doctors Use New 3-D Tech to Prepare for Brain Surgery

A breakthrough technology called Surgical Theater is allowing brain surgeons at UCLA’s Neurosurgery Center, for the... Read »

Mar 3, 2015
Ebola Survivor Nina Pham Sues Texas Health

Ebola Survivor Nina Pham Sues Texas Health

Ebola survivor and nurse Nina Pham plans to sue Texas Health Resources, alleging her employer failed to develop... Watch »

Mar 2, 2015
Parents Pressuring Doctors to Delay Vaccines: Survey

Parents Pressuring Doctors to Delay Vaccines: Survey

Parents are asking doctors to delay vaccines for young children, making their kids and others vulnerable to... Read »

Mar 2, 2015
New App Lets Patients Receive Diagnosis Through Phone

New App Lets Patients Receive Diagnosis Through Phone

Patients can video call with a licensed doctor in their area with a few quick taps of their fingers. Watch »

Mar 1, 2015
Nina Pham To Sue Texas Health Resources

Nina Pham To Sue Texas Health Resources

Nina Pham's attorney said the 26-year-old nurse is preparing to file a lawsuit Monday in Dallas County against Texas... Watch »

Mar 1, 2015
Runners Brave Cold in Half Marathon

Runners Brave Cold in Half Marathon

Even after a weekend of icy, wet, and generally miserable weather, thousands braved the cold and participated in the... Watch »

Mar 1, 2015
Cowtown Runners Invited to Another Marathon

Cowtown Runners Invited to Another Marathon

The Humana Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series made free entries available for displaced Cowtown entrants. Read »

Feb 28, 2015
AstraZeneca Explains Why Swine Flu Vaccine Didn't Work

AstraZeneca Explains Why Swine Flu Vaccine Didn't Work

The makers of the nasal spray version of the flu vaccine say now they know why it has failed to protect young U.S. Read »

Feb 26, 2015
WATCH: Body Bags Are Getting Bigger

WATCH: Body Bags Are Getting Bigger

With more than one third of U.S. adults overweight, coroners are having problems with standard body bags sizes being... Watch »

Feb 26, 2015
Study Shows Link Between ADHD and Premature Death

Study Shows Link Between ADHD and Premature Death

People with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder are twice as likely to die earlier than those without the... Read »

Feb 25, 2015
It Keeps Food Creamy — But Can It Help Make You Fat?

It Keeps Food Creamy — But Can It Help Make You Fat?

New research suggests that a common ingredient in creamy processed foods — like ice cream and mayonnaise — might... Read »

Feb 25, 2015
Hand Washing Dishes May Prevent Allergies: Study

Hand Washing Dishes May Prevent Allergies: Study

Washing dishes might be the best chore for a kid. Doing dishes by hand instead of using a dishwasher might prevent... Read »

Feb 25, 2015
Study Finds Molecular Link Between Obesity, Type 2 Diabetes

Study Finds Molecular Link Between Obesity, Type 2 Diabetes

Researchers at the University of California, San Diego, believe they have discovered the "root cause" of Type 2... Read »

Feb 24, 2015
Study Links Peanut Exposure to Allergy

Study Links Peanut Exposure to Allergy

A new study argues that the key to preventing peanut allergies in children may lie in early and regular exposure to... Watch »

Feb 24, 2015
Early Exposure Helps Prevent Peanut Allergies

Early Exposure Helps Prevent Peanut Allergies

Exposing infants like these to peanuts before age 1 helped prevent a peanut allergy, lowering that risk by as much... Read »

Feb 23, 2015
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