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FDA to Companies: Reduce Salt in Your Foods

FDA to Companies: Reduce Salt in Your Foods

The Food and Drug Administration recently announced it is asking companies to cut back on the amount of salt... Watch »

Jul 4, 2014
New Side Effect Linked to Ecstasy Use

New Side Effect Linked to Ecstasy Use

Another dangerous side effect has been added to the list of side effects caused by the drug ecstasy. Read »

Jul 4, 2014
Foster Farms Recalls Salmonella-Tainted Chicken

Foster Farms Recalls Salmonella-Tainted Chicken

The first product recall has been issued for a California chicken producer since it was linked to an outbreak of an... Watch »

Jul 4, 2014

"Magic Mushrooms" Buzz the Brain Like a Dream

The hallucinogen found in "magic mushrooms" triggers brain activity patterns similar to those seen... Read »

Jul 3, 2014
HEB Issues Beef Recall

HEB Issues Beef Recall

HEB Meat Processing is recalling more than 75,000 pounds of beef. Read »

Jul 3, 2014
People Would Rather Be Shocked Than Alone With Their Thoughts: Study

People Would Rather Be Shocked Than Alone With Their Thoughts: Study

People would rather experience a mild shock than go a few minutes with nothing to do but think, according to a study... Read »

Jul 3, 2014
Border Patrol Stations Concern Texas Health Chief

Border Patrol Stations Concern Texas Health Chief

Thousands of immigrant children placed in temporary shelters across Texas have been found to have only... Watch »

Jul 2, 2014
Dallas Sprays for an Abundance of Mosquitoes

Dallas Sprays for an Abundance of Mosquitoes

The City of Dallas is rolling out the spray trucks to fight an abundance of mosquitoes that could possibly... Watch »

Jul 2, 2014
Tourniquets Make Comeback Among Police

Tourniquets Make Comeback Among Police

Rushing into a Houston home, police officer Austin Huckabee encountered a drunken, combative man bleeding profusely... Read »

Jul 1, 2014
Officials Hope Facial Reconstruction Will Aid ID

Officials Hope Facial Reconstruction Will Aid ID

Delaware officials are hoping that a 3-D facial reconstruction of a man whose body was found in 2012 will lead... Read »

Jun 30, 2014
Corporations Allowed to Refuse to Provide Birth Control

Corporations Allowed to Refuse to Provide Birth Control

The right to free birth control in Obamacare is trumped by something new to U.S.law -- the religious freedom... Watch »

Jun 30, 2014
Dallas Co. Health Addresses Federal Probe

Dallas Co. Health Addresses Federal Probe

Dallas County Health and Human Services Director Zach Thompson held a news conference Monday morning,... Watch »

Jun 30, 2014
American Breakfast Tastes Are Changing Fast

American Breakfast Tastes Are Changing Fast

Americans are ditching cereal and eating more yogurt, a trend that has breakfast cereal makers scrambling... Read »

Jun 28, 2014
LA Medical Marijuana Dispensary to Debut Pot Farmers Market

LA Medical Marijuana Dispensary to Debut Pot Farmers Market

For some Los Angeles residents, the 4th of July weekend will be a chance to stock up on marijuana. Patients eligible Read »

Jun 28, 2014
Haagen-Dazs Ice Cream Recalled Due to Packaging Error

Haagen-Dazs Ice Cream Recalled Due to Packaging Error

Nestle USA is recalling 10,000 cartons of Haagen-Dazs chocolate peanut butter ice cream because the packages... Read »

Jun 28, 2014
Obama to Name New VA Secretary After Scathing Review

Obama to Name New VA Secretary After Scathing Review

President Obama will name a new VA secretary as early as Monday after a review of the Veterans Affairs health... Read »

Jun 28, 2014
FDA Approves Inhalable Form of Insulin

FDA Approves Inhalable Form of Insulin

A long-delayed inhalable diabetes medication to help patients control their blood sugar levels was approved by... Read »

Jun 27, 2014
New Blood Test May Predict Breast Cancer Risk

New Blood Test May Predict Breast Cancer Risk

Researchers believe they may have a new way to test a woman’s risk for breast cancer, even if she doesn’t have... Read »

Jun 27, 2014
Desperate Patients Pin Hopes on Lab-Grown Organs

Desperate Patients Pin Hopes on Lab-Grown Organs

Dr. Paolo Macchiarini of the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, Sweden, is the only surgeon in the world who... Read »

Jun 27, 2014
FDA Approves Bionic Suit That Helps Paralyzed Walk

FDA Approves Bionic Suit That Helps Paralyzed Walk

A battery-powered walker, the ReWalk, was recently approved by the FDA and helps patients with spinal cord paralysis... Watch »

Jun 27, 2014
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