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Michelle Obama Packs a Punch With 5 Workout Tips

Michelle Obama Packs a Punch With 5 Workout Tips

Five years after launching her Let’s Move campaign to fight childhood obesity, First Lady Michelle Obama released a... Watch »

May 20, 2015
Michelle Obama Packs a Punch

Michelle Obama Packs a Punch

First Lady Michelle Obama tweeted a video of herself working out on Tuesday to help promote her #GimmeFive fitness... Watch »

May 20, 2015
7 Ex-Nurses Indicted After Tight Bandage Leads to Amputation

7 Ex-Nurses Indicted After Tight Bandage Leads to Amputation

Seven former South Jersey nurses have been charged in the case of a woman who needed her hand amputated after a... Read »

May 20, 2015
Fort Worth Warns of 'Boomer' Mosquito Season

Fort Worth Warns of 'Boomer' Mosquito Season

Fort Worth leaders warn of a big mosquito season, but it's unclear if that means a big West Nile outbreak. Watch »

May 19, 2015
Yeast Tweaked to Produce Morphine, Opiates

Yeast Tweaked to Produce Morphine, Opiates

A team of researchers has genetically modified simple brewer's yeast so it can produce opiates like morphine —... Read »

May 18, 2015
Calif. Senate Approves Bill to Vaccinate School Children

Calif. Senate Approves Bill to Vaccinate School Children

State senators have passed a controversial bill aimed at increasing California's school immunization rates. The bill Read »

May 14, 2015
Texas Veterinarians Concerned About Dog Flu

Texas Veterinarians Concerned About Dog Flu

A highly contagious strain of dog flu known as H3N2 has arrived in Texas. Watch »

May 13, 2015
Safer, Effective Insect Repellents

Safer, Effective Insect Repellents

Consumer Reports tested 15 sprays to find the safest, most effective repellents. Watch »

May 13, 2015
UT Says 3rd Student Diagnosed With Mumps

UT Says 3rd Student Diagnosed With Mumps

The University of Texas says three students have tested positive for mumps, and officials are trying to notify... Read »

May 13, 2015
3 Times as Many Spend $100K-Plus on Prescriptions

3 Times as Many Spend $100K-Plus on Prescriptions

In 2014, more than half a million Americans each took $50,000 or more worth of prescription drugs and for the... Read »

May 13, 2015
H3N2 Dog Flu Case Reported in Texas

H3N2 Dog Flu Case Reported in Texas

The first case of H3N2 dog flu, the same dog flu that sickened more than 1,000 dogs in the Midwest, has been... Watch »

May 13, 2015
TX Lawmakers Vote to Ban E-Cigarette Sales to Minors

TX Lawmakers Vote to Ban E-Cigarette Sales to Minors

E-cigarettes would be off-limits for Texas minors to purchase under a proposal that has cleared both chambers of the... Read »

May 12, 2015
New Blood Tests, Liquid Biopsies, May Transform Cancer Care

New Blood Tests, Liquid Biopsies, May Transform Cancer Care

A new type of blood test is starting to transform cancer treatment, sparing some patients the surgical and needle... Read »

May 11, 2015
Feds to Insurers: You'd Better Pay for Birth Control

Feds to Insurers: You'd Better Pay for Birth Control

The feds gave insurance companies a stern reminder on their duties on women's health Monday: They must pay for birth... Read »

May 11, 2015
FDA Unaware of Listeria in Blue Bell Before Outbreak

FDA Unaware of Listeria in Blue Bell Before Outbreak

Federal health officials said Friday that they were never told of repeated findings of listeria at a Blue Bell... Read »

May 9, 2015

"Pollen Tsunami" Causing Misery in the Northeast

Move over, pollen vortex, the pollen tsunami is here. A ferocious winter, delayed spring and even the beginnings of... Read »

May 7, 2015
A&M Vets Giving Desperate Pet Owners Hope

A&M Vets Giving Desperate Pet Owners Hope

Vets at Texas A&M are using breakthrough treatments to save pets that until recently had little hope of... Watch »

May 5, 2015
How Safe Are Your Shrimp?

How Safe Are Your Shrimp?

Consumer Reports tested 342 packages of shrimp, farmed and wild, raw and cooked. The shrimp was purchased in large... Watch »

May 5, 2015
New Abortion Ban Easily Clears Texas Senate

New Abortion Ban Easily Clears Texas Senate

Most abortions in Texas could not be covered by insurance purchased through the Affordable Care Act under a bill... Read »

May 5, 2015
Dallas County Reports Another Flu-Related Death

Dallas County Reports Another Flu-Related Death

Dallas County Health and Human Services reports another adult has died as a result of the flu. Read »

May 4, 2015
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