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3 hours ago Workers Exposed To Anthrax Get Antibiotics
At least 26 people are taking antibiotics after they handled live anthrax bacteria accidentally sent to labs in nine states and South Korea.







3 hours ago Report: Men More Likely Than Women to Die in Car Crashes
Male motorists are twice as likely to be killed behind the wheel as women, according to new data.







6 hours ago Live Anthrax Mistakenly Sent to Labs in 9 States
Officials say they are investigating the accidental shipment of live anthrax bacteria to labs in nine states.







6 hours ago What Causes Vertigo?
If it feels like the room is spinning, you may have vertigo.







6 hours ago Tattoo ink allergies may be triggered by this color
A surprising number of people who get tattooed say they develop severe itching and swelling lasting for months or even years, a new survey suggests.







18 hours ago Tumor Atlas Combats Deadly Cancer
A new project from the Allen Institute for Brain Science could help understand deadly glioblastoma tumors. KING's Jean Enersen reports.







21 hours ago Researchers End HIV Study Early After Impressive Results
Early treatment is better for treating HIV than waiting, a new study confirms.







21 hours ago Live Anthrax Mistakenly Sent to Labs in 9 States
Federal health officials say they are investigating the accidental shipment of live anthrax bacteria to labs in nine states.







21 hours ago Newer Birth Control Pills Raise Blood Clot Risks, Too
Newer birth control pills raise the risk of a blood clot more than older formulations, researchers report - but the risk is still very low.







24 hours ago Teen Drivers a Risk to Everyone on the Road
Lack of experience behind the wheel combined with distracted driving makes a dangerous concoction for teen drivers.







24 hours ago Early Treatment Best for HIV, Study Confirms
Early treatment is better for treating HIV than waiting, a new study confirms.







24 hours ago Live Anthrax Mistakenly Sent to US Labs
Federal health officials say they are investigating the accidental shipment of live anthrax bacteria to labs in nine states.







Yesterday Depression Raises Parkinson's Risk, Study Confirms
A new study strengthens evidence that depression may raise the risk of Parkinson's disease.







Yesterday Astro-Mouse Study Suggests Spaceflight Damages Skin
It's bad enough that weightlessness can cause muscle loss and weaker bones. But now researchers say it may cause skin and hair problems as well.







Yesterday Americans Are Getting Even Fatter, Survey Finds
Americans have become even fatter than before, a new survey finds, with nearly 28 percent saying they are clinically obese.







Yesterday Teen Drivers a Risk to Everyone on The Road
Lack of experience behind the wheel combined with distracted driving makes a dangerous concoction for teen drivers.







Yesterday What's So Bad About Trans Fats?
Artificial trans fats are inexpensive to produce and last a long time, but they're also bad for your health.







Yesterday Can Cutting the Umbilical Cord Later Make Kids Smarter?
Can waiting for a few minutes to cut or clamp the umbilical cord help children's brains? It just might, a new study shows.







Yesterday Drinking May Be Bad for the Elderly Heart
Having a drink or two a day might be good for the heart when you're young, but even just a couple of drinks a day may damage an elderly heart.







Yesterday Bipolar Man's Death in Custody Sparks Georgia Jail Shakeup
Mathew Ajibade's family said he died after being Tasered and restrained in an isolation cell in the midst of a bipolar episode.







Yesterday Can Cutting the Umbilical Cord Later Help Kids? Maybe, Study Shows
Can waiting for a few minutes to cut or clamp the umbilical cord help children's brains? It just might, a new study shows.







Yesterday Hold Off Germline DNA Editing For Now, White House Says
Scientists should hold off on experiments that could permanently alter people's DNA and pass the changes to future generations, the White House says.







Yesterday Drinking May Be Bad for The Elderly Heart
Having a drink or two a day might be good for the heart when you're young, but even just a couple of drinks a day may damage an elderly heart.







May 26 Man With Lassa Fever Dies in U.S. After Liberia Trip
A New Jersey man died Monday evening after been diagnosed with Lassa fever — an infectious disease from West Africa that is rarely seen in the United States, a federal health official said.







May 26 Man With Lassa Fever Dies in U.S. After Liberia Trip
A New Jersey man died Monday evening after been diagnosed with Lassa fever — a frightening infectious disease from West Africa that is rarely seen in the United States, a federal health official said.







May 25 Staying Safe In The Water
Swimming season is back, and along with it the dangers posed by the water. NBC's Erika Edwards reports.







May 25 Hospitals Slash Free Baby Formula Giveaways: Survey
Good news for breastfeeding — a new study shows hospitals have slashed the practice of handing out free formula to new moms.







May 25 Survey Shows Big Drop in Free Baby Formula Giveaways
Good news for breastfeeding - a new study shows hospitals have slashed the practice of handing out free formula to new moms.







May 24 Home-Brew: Scientists Tweak Yeast to Grow Morphine
Researchers have figured out how to get common brewer's yeast to produce morphine, codeine and other similar drugs.







May 24 Bird Flu's Rapid Spread Has Experts Flummoxed
Federal agriculture officials are looking everywhere they can think of for H5N2 bird flu, which has killed more than 39 million birds.