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6 hours ago Abortion Laws Tumble Across the Country
Less than a week after their Supreme Court victory, abortion rights advocates are counting more wins and picking new fights.
6 hours ago Flour Recall Widens After 4 More People Get Sick
Federal health officials widened an already big recall of flour after four more people got sick from E. coli food poisoning linked to the flour.
9 hours ago Obama Says He Expects Congress to Move on Zika
"I expect Congress to get this funding done before they leave for vacation."
15 hours ago Planned Parenthood Goes After Abortion Laws
Buoyed by this week's Supreme Court ruling on a Texas abortion law, Planned Parenthood is now going after eight others.
Yesterday Stem Cell Clinics Pop Up Across the U.S.
Two experts found more than 570 clinics offering "stem cell" treatments, many with little or no proof they work or are even legal.
Yesterday New Zika Studies Reveal Invisible Damage to Babies
Brazilian researchers found as many as one in five babies born with brain damage caused by Zika had normal-sized heads.
Yesterday Cancer 'Moonshot' Plan: Sharing Knowledge Can Speed Cures
A few carrots, a few sticks, supercomputers, and a faster approval process for new drugs all got floated at the national pep rally for the moonshot.
Jun 29 Cancer 'Moonshot' Plan Aims to Force Sharing
A few carrots, a few sticks, supercomputers, and a faster approval process for new drugs all got floated at the national pep rally for the moonshot.
Jun 29 A Little Butter Won't Kill You, Study Finds
A little butter isn't going to kill anyone, but it's not a health food, either, nutrition experts found in a big study released Wednesday.
Jun 29 Cute Name, Dangerous Drug: What to Know About Molly
As summer outdoor music festival season heats up, so does the risk of overdoses of party drugs like "Molly."
Jun 29 Prove Hand Sanitizers Work, FDA Tells Makers
Companies that make hand sanitizers must show that they are safe and work as well as people think they do.
Jun 28 New Studies Show Just How Tricky the Zika Virus Is
A batch of new studies show the Zika virus is trickier than it appeared at first glance, lurking for months longer than it should in pregnant females.
Jun 28 Florida Reports First Zika-Related Birth Defect
The newborn has microcephaly, the most notorious defect caused by Zika, the Florida Department of Health said.
Jun 28 Senate Democrats Block GOP's Zika Funding Bill
Democrats say the Republican bill was filled with poison pills.
Jun 28 Congressmen Fight to End FDA Restrictions on Gay Blood Donors
Rep. Alan Grayson, D-Fla., plans to introduce a bill that could help combat an FDA policy that recommends restricting blood donations from men who have sex with men.
Jun 28 More Civilians Dying as Afghanistan War Drags On
In a small hospital in Kabul, international volunteers struggle to keep pace with a rush of civilians wounded in an unrelenting civil war.
Jun 28 5,000+ American Water Systems Violate Lead Rules
While Flint, Michigan's case is dominating headlines, cities and towns across the U.S. are in similar danger.
Jun 28 Supreme Court Declines to Hear Pharmacy's Religious Objections Case
The Supreme Court declined to hear a challenge to a Washington state law banning pharmacies from refusing to dispense meds for religious reasons.
Jun 28 Two More Supreme Court Decisions Support Abortion Access
Two more rulings from the Supreme Court on Tuesday support clinics seeking to provide abortions over states trying to restrict them.
Jun 28 The Eye Symptoms You Should Never Ignore
Eye exams not only gauge your vision, but can also provide vital information about your overall health
Jun 28 Ikea Recalls Millions of Dangerous Dressers and Chests
Ikea has issued a recall for at least 29 million chests and dressers that can easily tip over onto children, injuring or killing them.
Jun 28 Supreme Court Ruling: Too Late for Texas Clinics?
Abortion providers in Texas reacted with surprise and elation to the U.S. Supreme Court's decision to throw out the state's restrictive abortion law a
Jun 28 Supreme Court: Pharmacies Can't Refuse Plan B
States can force pharmacists to dispense emergency contraception even if they say they have religious objections, the Supreme Court ruled.
Jun 28 The Healers: Afghan Hospital Labors Under Weight of War
In a small hospital in Kabul, international volunteers struggle to keep pace with a rush of civilians wounded in an unrelenting civil war.
Jun 27 Ikea Recalls Millions of Dangerous Dressers and Chests
Ikea has issued a recall for at least 27 million chests and dressers that can easily tip over onto children, injuring or killing them.
Jun 27 Doctors Work to Regroup after Texas Abortion Law Struck Down
The Supreme Court took on its first abortion case in almost twenty-five years on Monday. Now the real work begins for Texas abortion providers.
Jun 27 Even With Insurance, A Hospital Stay Costs
Even people with insurance get charged $1,000 or more in co-pays and deductible for a hospital visit, a new study found.
Jun 27 Pepsi to Reintroduce Aspartame in New Diet Beverage
Pepsi is creating a new diet beverage for fans of aspartame less than a year after pulling the artificial sweetener as part of a marketing move.
Jun 27 Supreme Court Strikes Down Strict Texas Abortion Law
The court struck down a Texas law that women's groups said would have forced more than three-quarters of the state's clinics to shut down.
Jun 27 Supreme Court Strikes Down Strict Abortion Law
The court struck down a Texas law that women's groups said would have forced more than three-quarters of the state's clinics to shut down.