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Quadruple Amputee Approved for Bilateral Arm Transplant

Quadruple Amputee Approved for Bilateral Arm Transplant

A former Boston University professor who lost all of his limbs after getting a life-threatening infection from group... Watch »

Jun 26, 2014
Child at Immigrant Center Diagnosed with Swine Flu

Child at Immigrant Center Diagnosed with Swine Flu

Federal officials say a child in a temporary shelter in San Antonio for Central American immigrant families... Read »

Jun 26, 2014
Drinking Causes 1 in 10 Deaths of Working-Age Adults: CDC

Drinking Causes 1 in 10 Deaths of Working-Age Adults: CDC

One in 10 deaths in working-age adults may be caused by excessive alcohol consumption, according to a new... Read »

Jun 26, 2014
Mosquito Tests Positive for WNV in Tarrant County

Mosquito Tests Positive for WNV in Tarrant County

A mosquito has tested positive for West Nile virus in Tarrant County for the first time in 2014, according to... Watch »

Jun 26, 2014
Joke in FAFSA Tweet Sparks Online Backlash

Joke in FAFSA Tweet Sparks Online Backlash

A tweet by the Education Department's federal student aid agency, which poked fun at student poverty,... Read »

Jun 25, 2014
FDA Warns of Allergic Reactions With Acne Products

FDA Warns of Allergic Reactions With Acne Products

Federal health officials are warning consumers who use popular anti-acne treatments about rare but... Read »

Jun 25, 2014
Breast Milk Bank for Hospitalized Babies

Breast Milk Bank for Hospitalized Babies

Alabama's first nonprofit milk depot, the Mothers' Milk Bank Of Alabama, has opened in Birmingham. Read »

Jun 25, 2014
Research Finds 3D Mammograms Offer Sharper Results

Research Finds 3D Mammograms Offer Sharper Results

New technology could help improve the accuracy rate around breast-cancer screening and even provide... Read »

Jun 24, 2014
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Former "GMA" Host Joan Lunden Has Breast Cancer

Former "Good Morning America" host Joan Lunden says she has breast cancer. She disclosed her diagnosis on Tuesday's... Read »

Jun 24, 2014
Number of People Exposed to Anthrax Climbs: CDC

Number of People Exposed to Anthrax Climbs: CDC

The number of people who may have been exposed to anthrax at the CDC in Atlanta has grown to more than 80 and... Read »

Jun 20, 2014
75 Scientists Possibly Exposed to Anthrax: CDC

75 Scientists Possibly Exposed to Anthrax: CDC

As many as 75 scientists working in government laboratories may have been exposed to live anthrax bacteria,... Watch »

Jun 20, 2014
75 Scientists Possibly Exposed to Anthrax: CDC

75 Scientists Possibly Exposed to Anthrax: CDC

Seventy-five scientists working in government laboratories are being offered treatment for anthrax "out of... Read »

Jun 19, 2014
Antidepressant Warning Raised Suicide Attempts: Study

Antidepressant Warning Raised Suicide Attempts: Study

A "black box" warning on antidepressants notifying users that the medications can increase the risk of... Read »

Jun 18, 2014
Texas Medical Group Starts Vets' Care Registry

Texas Medical Group Starts Vets' Care Registry

The Texas Medical Association says it's stepping up to help veterans facing treatment delays from an... Read »

Jun 18, 2014
Senators Scold Dr. Oz For Diet Scams

Senators Scold Dr. Oz For Diet Scams

Dr. Mehmet Oz, a celebrity doctor who frequently touts weight-loss products on his syndicated television show,... Read »

Jun 18, 2014
Man Pleads Guilty to Having Sex With Teen While HIV Positive

Man Pleads Guilty to Having Sex With Teen While HIV Positive

Matthew Louis Reese admitted he is guilty to having a relationship with a teenager, even though he knew he was... Watch »

Jun 18, 2014
Procedure May Offer Relief for Chronic Migraines

Procedure May Offer Relief for Chronic Migraines

Doctors in Dallas say the Omega migraine procedure could reduce headache pain for those who suffer from... Watch »

Jun 17, 2014
Pertussis Cases Could Break Record in Tarrant Co.

Pertussis Cases Could Break Record in Tarrant Co.

After setting a record in 2013, officials with the Tarrant County Health Department are concerned the number... Watch »

Jun 17, 2014
'Bionic Pancreas' Astonishes Diabetes Researchers

'Bionic Pancreas' Astonishes Diabetes Researchers

A “bionic pancreas” system that automatically controls blood sugar levels helped more than two dozen people... Read »

Jun 16, 2014
Whooping Cough Epidemic in California: Officials

Whooping Cough Epidemic in California: Officials

The number of whooping cough cases in California has officially reached epidemic proportions, the... Read »

Jun 16, 2014
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