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14 hours ago Apollo Astronauts Harmed by Deep Space Radiation
The rate of heart disease is greater among the astronauts of the Apollo space program.
14 hours ago FDA Shuts Down Blood Collection in Two Florida Counties
The order to stop taking in blood comes as health officials continue to investigate four possible cases of local transmission of the Zika virus.
Yesterday Four Things to Know About Tau Therapy for Alzheimer's
A new experimental drug showed no benefit in the vast majority of patients with mild to moderate Alzheimer's disease, but researchers still think they're headed in the right direction.
Yesterday Man Allegedly Sells Fake Cancer Cure for Thousands
A Virginia man is accused of selling cancer patients a fake "miracle cure" for thousands of dollars and discouraging them from seeking other treatment.
Yesterday Doctor Invents Device to Improve Less Invasive Surgery Technique
The technique uses an artery in the wrist to explore and treat the heart as opposed to an artery in the groin.
Yesterday Experimental Alzheimer's Drug Fails in Large Study
The experimental Alzheimer's drug LMTX failed to improve cognitive and functional skills in patients with mild to moderate Alzheimer's.
Yesterday Heat Thaws Dead Reindeer, Sparks Anthrax Outbreak
A state of emergency has been imposed throughout the region in western Siberia due to the incident — the first of its kind since 1941.
Yesterday Here Are All of Donald Trump's Flip-Flops on Big Issues
To understand and track Trump's views, we've compiled a list of his past and present positions on issues since he announced his candidacy.
Yesterday Fraudster Sold Cancer Patients Fake 'Miracle Cure': Cops
Peter Adeniji, 67, is accused by authorities in Manassas, Virginia, of posing as a medical professional and operating a fraudulent business.
Jul 26 Where Does Donald Trump's Muslim Ban Stand?
To understand and track Trump's views, we've compiled a list of his past and present positions on issues since he announced his candidacy.
Jul 26 FDA Ups Warning on Strong Antibiotics
The FDA strengthened the warnings about one type of antibiotic Tuesday, saying they're too strong to be used for non-fatal infections.
Jul 26 FDA Reconsiders Gay Blood Ban
The FDA, under pressure from Democrats in Congress, started official reconsideration of its policy limiting blood donations from gay men.
Jul 26 Flu Shots Cut Heart Problems for Diabetics
Flu vaccines have unexpected side-benefits. thelatest study shows they improve the health of people with diabetes.
Jul 26 46 Sickened by Contaminated Flour, CDC Says
General Mills widened its recall of potentially contaminated flour, and health officials said 46 people have been made sick so far by raw flour.
Jul 26 Doctor Shot, Critically Wounded at German Hospital
The incident follows four attacks in Germany since July 18 that left 10 people dead and dozens injured.
Jul 26 Alleged Killer of 19 Disabled People: They Shouldn't Exist
Tuesday's incident was the deadliest mass killing in the country since the end of World War II.
Jul 26 Alleged Killer of 19 Disabled People: They Shouldn't Exist
The suspect in the stabbing deaths of 19 people at a facility for the disabled in Japan was hospitalized earlier this year after writing a letter saying "all disabled should cease to exist/"
Jul 26 CDC says 46 Sickened by Contaminated Flour
General Mills widened its recall of potentially contaminated flour, and health officials said 46 people have been made sick so far by raw flour.
Jul 25 Black People More Likely to Be Stopped by Cops: Study
'On an average day, three people die and 150 people are treated at a hospital because they are injured by police.'
Jul 25 Can I Ever Get Pregnant? Your Questions About Zika
There are new recommendations on pregnancy, sex and the risk of Zika virus.
Jul 25 Any Kind of Sex Can Spread Zika, CDC Says
Any kind of sex can spread the Zika virus, federal health officials said Monday in updated guidance for pregnant women.
Jul 25 More Than a Million Moms At Risk of Zika, Study Finds
As many as 1.65 million women in Latin America could be infected with Zika while pregnant, meaning tens of thousands of pregnancies could be at risk,
Jul 24 Trump Is Appealing to Fear — Will it Win Him Votes?
Donald Trump appears to be pushing fear buttons that common wisdom says motivates conservatives. But is that really what's going on?
Jul 24 Brain Games Might Cut Alzheimer's Risk
A computerized brain training program cut the risk of dementia among healthy people by 48 percent.
Jul 23 Trump is Appealing to Fear — Will It Win Him Votes?
Donald Trump appears to be pushing fear buttons that common wisdom says motivates conservatives. But is that really what's going on?
Jul 22 Toxic Algae Closes Utah Lake, Sickens 100
The bacteria commonly known as blue-green algae has spread rapidly to cover almost all of 150- square-mile Utah Lake, turning the water bright green.
Jul 22 Can I Ever Get Pregnant? Your Questions About Zika
The World Health Organization updated its recommendations on pregnancy, sex and the risk of Zika virus.
Jul 21 Florida May Have Second Non-Travel-Related Case of Zika
Florida has a second possible case of Zika spread locally, and scientists said they may have found a new species of mosquito can transmit the virus.
Jul 21 Pokemon Go Takes Over Children's Hospital
Pokemon Go has kids all over moving around, but it's a special treat for kids stuck in the hospital.
Jul 21 U.S. Moves to Block Health Insurance Mergers
The Justice Department went to court Thursday seeking to block two mergers involving four of the nation's five health insurance giants.