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HIV-prevention drugs will soon be available without a prescription at California pharmacies

Tue, 08 Oct 2019 09:44:01 GMT

HIV prevention drugs will be available without a prescription starting next year in California under a bill signed Monday by the state's Democratic governor.

This company just grew meat in space for the first time

Tue, 08 Oct 2019 05:23:59 GMT

You may one day be able to eat burgers grown in space.

Death toll rises after a Legionnaires' disease outbreak in North Carolina

Fri, 18 Oct 2019 23:14:50 GMT

Another person has died from an outbreak of Legionnaires' disease in North Carolina, bringing the death toll to four.

A school resource officer and a nurse saved a student after his heart stopped

Sat, 19 Oct 2019 06:04:46 GMT

M.J. Crumity was just an ordinary eighth-grade boy playing dodgeball in his gym class in Florida on October 1 when his pacemaker quit working. What happened next was extraordinary.

Prince Harry, Meghan Markle, Prince William, and Kate Middleton speak out in a powerful new mental health PSA

Thu, 10 Oct 2019 14:33:35 GMT

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle joined Prince William and Kate Middleton to voice a powerful new mental health PSA.

Top 34 bestselling 'fruit' drinks for kids deemed unhealthy

Wed, 16 Oct 2019 04:08:47 GMT

Americans spent $1.4 billion on the most popular brands of children's fruit drinks and flavored waters last year. Yet according to nutritional guidelines, none of the drinks were healthy.

Egg rolls, meat loaf and chicken pie recalled over allergens and unsanitary conditions

Sat, 19 Oct 2019 05:00:56 GMT

A North Carolina company has issued a recall on an undisclosed amount of chicken pie and meat loaf products because the labeling did not indicate they contain allergens.

Drug companies fail to reach settlement ahead of opioid crisis trial

Sat, 19 Oct 2019 02:33:16 GMT

Six drug companies accused in thousands of lawsuits over their role in the nation's opioid epidemic failed to reach a settlement with governments across the country, setting the stage for a high-profile trial Monday.

The germiest place in your home and the best way to combat those microbes

Tue, 15 Oct 2019 16:28:13 GMT

Do you compulsively scrub your toilet for fear of germs? Good for you, but how often do you change your bath and hand towels?

A stressful pregnancy reduces the chances of having a boy, a study shows

Tue, 15 Oct 2019 11:04:50 GMT

Moms-to-be who undergo physical or mental stress during their pregnancies are less likely to have a boy and may also have a higher risk of preterm birth, according to a study published Monday.

A third person has died after a Legionnaires' disease outbreak in North Carolina

Wed, 16 Oct 2019 01:50:05 GMT

A third person has died from an outbreak of Legionnaires' disease in North Carolina, state health officials said.

Romania to open its first Holocaust museum

Wed, 09 Oct 2019 17:10:20 GMT

Nearly three-quarters of a century since the end of World War II, Romanian President Klaus Iohannis has backed the creation of the country's first Holocaust museum.

Movember: Why getting hairy could save millions of men

Thu, 01 Nov 2018 12:45:46 GMT

As the fall chill sets in, you may see some men sporting scruffy faces. It could be laziness, it could be a fashion statement, or maybe it's a way for men to look out for each other.

More fetal remains found in vehicle trunk of abortion doctor

Thu, 10 Oct 2019 07:11:03 GMT

A month after 2,246 fetal remains were found in the Illinois garage of a doctor who performed abortions, more remains linked to him have been found.

New bill aims to cap nicotine levels in e-cigarettes

Mon, 07 Oct 2019 19:11:03 GMT

US Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi announced new legislation Monday that would put a cap the concentration of nicotine in e-cigarette products.

IKEA recalls thousands of infant bibs worldwide for possible choking hazards

Wed, 09 Oct 2019 08:05:33 GMT

Ikea is recalling thousands of infant bibs over concerns their snaps could be a choking hazard if they detach.

Chicken processing company Tip Top Poultry recalls its meat from stores over Listeria fears

Thu, 10 Oct 2019 19:21:44 GMT

Do you store chicken in your freezer? You might want to take a look at the label.

Johnson & Johnson recalls baby powder due to asbestos concerns

Sat, 19 Oct 2019 01:51:44 GMT

Johnson & Johnson announced on Friday that it's initiating a voluntary recall in the United States of its popular Johnson's Baby Powder due to low levels of asbestos contamination.

Seasonal flu: What you need to know

Fri, 18 Oct 2019 16:06:22 GMT

This gradually evolving virus spreads easily from person to person, and can be deadly for high risk groups such as the very young and old.

These high school sports have the highest concussion rates

Tue, 15 Oct 2019 12:04:22 GMT

When it comes to concussions in high school sports, there is good news and bad news, a new study suggests.

Ohio might become the latest state to end the tax on pads and tampons. Here are others that already have

Tue, 15 Oct 2019 17:35:18 GMT

Pink tax, tampon tax, period tax -- the rule goes by different names, but all refer to the sales tax people pay to purchase pads and tampons.

Taco Bell seasoned beef is being recalled over concerns of metal contamination

Tue, 15 Oct 2019 08:29:59 GMT

About 2 million pounds of seasoned beef used in Taco Bell burritos and tacos have been removed from restaurant locations across the country.

Let us now praise single moms

Mon, 07 Oct 2019 17:03:31 GMT

Roughly 24 million, or one-third of all American children under age 18, are living with an unmarried parent, according to a Pew Research Center analysis last year of US Census Bureau data. And 81% of those single parent homes are headed by a mom.

When it's more than 'winter blues'

Wed, 28 Nov 2012 12:26:14 GMT

I grew up in a place where the sun shone every day from May through October. These sun-drenched days were the happiest times of my life.

California pushes back school start times for middle and high school students

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 22:45:57 GMT

Students in California, rejoice. You'll soon be able to sleep in a little more.

Exposure to pollution linked to 'silent miscarriages'

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 15:15:38 GMT

Pregnant women who have been exposed to high levels of pollution face an increased risk of "silent miscarriage" in the first trimester, according to a new study. A "silent miscarriage" happens when a fetus hasn't formed or has died, but the placenta and embryonic tissue remain.

Most pregnant women aren't getting flu and whooping cough shots, CDC warns

Tue, 08 Oct 2019 17:02:52 GMT

Most pregnant women in the United States don't get flu and whooping cough vaccines even though the shots are safe and recommended as part of routine prenatal care, a report from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Tuesday.

Florida could require a prescription for certain sunscreens that could harm coral reefs

Wed, 16 Oct 2019 16:36:38 GMT

Some sun protection may come at a steep price for the ocean's coral reefs. Now, a Florida state senator wants to ban some sunscreens entirely for the potential harm they cause marine life.

When trying to lose weight, morning meals are better than evening ones

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 16:51:57 GMT

When I first studied nutritional science, all calories were considered "equal" when it came to weight loss. The time of day you ate didn't matter as long as you were eating the appropriate amount of calories for your goals.

Popstar Bobi Wine escapes house arrest in daring motorbike stunt

Wed, 09 Oct 2019 17:18:54 GMT

Ugandan popstar Bobi Wine has made a daring motorbike escape from security forces after they barricaded his home on Wednesday.