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Friday, Nov 30, 2018 at 03:51 PM CST

New Technology Helps Blind Man See

New Technology Helps Blind Man See

A legally blind man can see clearer for the first time in years thanks to special tech glasses.

Friday, Nov 30, 2018 at 12:12 PM CST

Bloomberg Donating $50 Million to Fight Opioid Epidemic

Bloomberg Donating $50 Million to Fight Opioid Epidemic

Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg's charity has announced a $50 million donation to help fight the nation's opioid epidemic. Bloomberg Philanthropies said over the next three years it will help up to...

Monday, Dec 3, 2018 at 05:24 PM CST

Losing Weight During the Holidays with Larry North

Losing Weight During the Holidays with Larry North

Discussing the things that may prevent you from losing weight during the holidays with fitness expert Larry North of Larry North Fitness. For more information, visit www.larrynorth.com.

Thursday, Nov 29, 2018 at 06:51 PM CST

Miami Duo Arrested For Operating Dental Practice Out Of Bus

Miami Duo Arrested For Operating Dental Practice Out Of Bus

Two people are behind bars after allegedly running an illegal dental practice out of a bus in Miami. According to Miami-Dade Police officials, Daniela Sulbaran and Victor Bernal were arrested earlier this month...

Thursday, Nov 29, 2018 at 05:14 PM CST

GPS Tracks Lung Cancer

GPS Tracks Lung Cancer

Lung cancer nodules move every time a person breathes, making it incredibly difficult for doctors to pinpoint their location. But now some surgeons are using an electromagnetic system to track this deadly...

Thursday, Nov 29, 2018 at 03:38 PM CST

Congo's Ebola Outbreak Now 2nd Largest in History, WHO Says

Congo's Ebola Outbreak Now 2nd Largest in History, WHO Says

The World Health Organization says Congo's deadly Ebola outbreak is now the second largest in history, behind the devastating West Africa outbreak that killed thousands a few years ago. WHO emergencies chief...

Thursday, Nov 29, 2018 at 01:58 PM CST

Mental Health Clinic Opens Inside a Walmart in Texas

Mental Health Clinic Opens Inside a Walmart in Texas

You can go to Walmart to buy toothpaste and shampoo, order glasses or fulfill a drug prescription. Now, some customers can also get therapy, Today.com reported. A new outpatient mental health clinic has opened...

Thursday, Nov 29, 2018 at 05:29 AM CST

Opioid Case Has New Complication: Babies Born in Withdrawal

Opioid Case Has New Complication: Babies Born in Withdrawal

The long-running federal court case seeking to hold drugmakers responsible for the nation's opioid crisis has a new complication: How does it deal with claims covering the thousands of babies born to addicts?...

Thursday, Nov 29, 2018 at 06:37 AM CST

China Halts Work of Team Claiming It Made Gene-Edited Babies

China Halts Work of Team Claiming It Made Gene-Edited Babies

China's government ordered a halt Thursday to work by a medical team that claimed to have helped make the world's first gene-edited babies, as a group of leading scientists declared that it's still too soon...

Wednesday, Nov 28, 2018 at 11:12 PM CST

Suicide, Drug Overdoses Push Down US Life Expectancy

Suicide, Drug Overdoses Push Down US Life Expectancy

Suicides and drug overdoses pushed up U.S. deaths last year, and drove a continuing decline in how long Americans are expected to live. Overall, there were more than 2.8 million U.S. deaths in 2017, or...

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