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Tuesday, Jun 13, 2017 at 05:00 PM CDT

Iraq: Food Poisoning Strikes Hundreds at Camp for Displaced

Iraq: Food Poisoning Strikes Hundreds at Camp for Displaced

Food poisoning at a camp for displaced residents of Mosul has made more than 700 people sick, with hundreds hospitalized, Iraqi officials said Tuesday. The incident at the Hassan Sham U2 camp, about 20...

Tuesday, Jun 13, 2017 at 02:06 PM CDT

Drones Carrying Defibrillators Could Aid Heart Emergencies

Drones Carrying Defibrillators Could Aid Heart Emergencies

It sounds futuristic: drones carrying heart defibrillators swooping in to help bystanders revive people stricken by cardiac arrest. Researchers tested the idea and found drones arrived at the scene of 18...

Tuesday, Jun 13, 2017 at 06:47 AM CDT

Fancy Names May Get People to Eat Their Veggies

Fancy Names May Get People to Eat Their Veggies

Researchers tried a big serving of food psychology and a dollop of trickery to get diners to eat their vegetables. And it worked. Veggies given names like "zesty ginger-turmeric sweet potatoes" and "twisted...

Monday, Jun 12, 2017 at 11:19 PM CDT

Study: Cannabis Oil Can Dramatically Decrease Seizures

Study: Cannabis Oil Can Dramatically Decrease Seizures

There is more proof that some forms of medical marijuana can safely treat certain disorders.

Tuesday, Jun 13, 2017 at 04:13 AM CDT

Treating Sudden Hearing Loss

Treating Sudden Hearing Loss

Sudden hearing loss happens more than you think, and most people mistake it for a head cold.

Monday, Jun 12, 2017 at 06:14 PM CDT

Doctors Reprogram Patients' Own Cells Into Cancer Assassins

Doctors Reprogram Patients' Own Cells Into Cancer Assassins

Ken Shefveland's body was swollen with cancer, treatment after treatment failing until doctors gambled on a radical approach: They removed some of his immune cells, engineered them into cancer assassins and...

Monday, Jun 12, 2017 at 05:47 PM CDT

Health Headlines: Drugs Costs & Eating Healthy

Health Headlines: Drugs Costs & Eating Healthy

There's a vast difference in the cost of prescription drugs in countries with universal health care and a new study finds eating healthier may all be in your mind.

Monday, Jun 12, 2017 at 01:35 PM CDT

Obesity Rising in Nations Rich and Poor, Especially in Kids

Obesity Rising in Nations Rich and Poor, Especially in Kids

The global obesity problem now affects 1 in 10 people in the world, it is rising in countries rich and poor, and in many countries it is increasing faster in children than adults, according to a new study. The...

Monday, Jun 12, 2017 at 10:21 AM CDT

Tyson Recalls 2.4M Pounds of Chicken Due to Allergy Risk

Tyson Recalls 2.4M Pounds of Chicken Due to Allergy Risk

Tyson Foods Inc. is recalling more than 2.4 million pounds of ready-to-eat breaded chicken products because the bread crumbs may contain milk, a potential allergen not included on the label.

Monday, Jun 12, 2017 at 08:35 AM CDT

Trader Joe's Recalls Matcha Green Tea Ice Cream

Trader Joe's Recalls Matcha Green Tea Ice Cream

Trader Joe's is recalling all of its Matcha Green Tea Ice Cream because the products may contain small pieces of metal.

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