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Group of Doctors Wants Dr. Oz Fired From Columbia

Group of Doctors Wants Dr. Oz Fired From Columbia

Columbia University has not removed TV celebrity doctor Mehmet Oz from his faculty position as a group of top... Read »

Apr 17, 2015
Top Blood Pressure Monitors

Top Blood Pressure Monitors

There’s a good chance that you or someone you care about has high blood pressure. One in three American adults does... Watch »

Apr 16, 2015
U.S. Moms Typically Space Pregnancies 2½ Years Apart: Study

U.S. Moms Typically Space Pregnancies 2½ Years Apart: Study

For U.S. moms, the typical time between pregnancies is about 2½ years but nearly a third of women space their... Read »

Apr 16, 2015

"Entopreneurs" Feed Growing Appetite for Edible Insects

They hop. They crawl. They squirm. And they could be coming to a dinner plate near you. Watch »

Apr 15, 2015
Save on Prescription Drugs

Save on Prescription Drugs

People who regularly take prescription medication spend on average more than $700 per year for drugs. Watch »

Apr 14, 2015
Military Kids May Be Missing Vaccines: Study

Military Kids May Be Missing Vaccines: Study

A new study suggests children of American military families may be missing out on important childhood vaccines, NBC... Read »

Apr 13, 2015
Everything You Need to Know About Listeria

Everything You Need to Know About Listeria

Large food recalls have forced consumers to throw away hummus and ice cream that may be contaminated with the same... Read »

Apr 11, 2015
What to Know about Recent Food Recalls and Bacteria Listeria

What to Know about Recent Food Recalls and Bacteria Listeria

Large food recalls have forced consumers to throw away hummus and ice cream that may be contaminated with the same... Read »

Apr 11, 2015
Conn., Northeast States May See Cases of Deadly Tick-Borne Virus

Conn., Northeast States May See Cases of Deadly Tick-Borne Virus

A rare but potentially deadly virus has made its way to Connecticut and could soon be transferred from ticks to... Read »

Apr 15, 2015
Avoiding Pesticides in Fruits & Vegetables

Avoiding Pesticides in Fruits & Vegetables

We know that it's healthy to eat more fruits and vegetables. But a lot of produce contains pesticides. Read »

Apr 12, 2015
Family Fights for Bill to Help Daughter with Epilepsy

Family Fights for Bill to Help Daughter with Epilepsy

A family is turning to CBD oil to cope with a debilitating illness. Watch »

Apr 10, 2015
Smokeless Tobacco Company Wants FDA to Drop Warning Labels

Smokeless Tobacco Company Wants FDA to Drop Warning Labels

Smokeless tobacco company, Swedish Match, is seeking Food and Drug Administration permission to remove or revise... Read »

Apr 10, 2015
Dallas Company Issues Nut Recall

Dallas Company Issues Nut Recall

Texas Pecan Company Inc. has issued a voluntarily recall on several of its products because they may be contaminated... Read »

Apr 9, 2015
Best Deals on Glucose Meters

Best Deals on Glucose Meters

Consumer Reports tested 29 blood glucose meters for accuracy by comparing their results to those from a glucose... Watch »

Apr 9, 2015
3 Texas Listeriosis Infections Likely Linked to Blue Bell

3 Texas Listeriosis Infections Likely Linked to Blue Bell

Three people in Texas have been infected with listeriosis likely linked to contaminated Blue Bell ice cream, the CDC... Watch »

Apr 10, 2015
Blue Bell Recalls Products from Okla. Plant

Blue Bell Recalls Products from Okla. Plant

Blue Bell Creameries on Tuesday announced a formal recall of several items produced at the company's plant in Broken... Watch »

Apr 8, 2015
Arlington Program Aims to Keep People Out of Hospital

Arlington Program Aims to Keep People Out of Hospital

A growing trend in healthcare that has shown success in Collin County has now made its way to Arlington. The city is Watch »

Apr 7, 2015
Spring-Cleaning Dangers and Better Alternatives

Spring-Cleaning Dangers and Better Alternatives

You may be ready to launch into spring-cleaning mode. Be careful! Consumer Reports says that some cleaning products... Watch »

Apr 14, 2015
False-Positive Mammograms Costing U.S. $4B: Study

False-Positive Mammograms Costing U.S. $4B: Study

New research suggests that false-positive mammograms, which indicate a woman has breast cancer even though she... Read »

Apr 7, 2015
Breast Milk Bought Online May Be Diluted With Cow's Milk

Breast Milk Bought Online May Be Diluted With Cow's Milk

In the growing online market for breast milk, more than one in 10 tested samples contained cow's milk, researchers... Read »

Apr 6, 2015
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