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Tuesday, Jan 27, 2015 at 04:32 AM EST

Obama Seeks Extra Funding to Fight Antibiotic-Resistant Germs

Obama Seeks Extra Funding to Fight Antibiotic-Resistant Germs

President Barack Obama wants the U.S. to invest much more in fighting antibiotic-resistant germs to prevent re-emergence of diseases conquered long ago. The White House said Tuesday that Obama will ask Congress...

Monday, Jan 26, 2015 at 08:38 PM EST

Autism Caused by Random Genetic Mutations: Study

Autism Caused by Random Genetic Mutations: Study

Siblings with autism often have DNA mutations that are very different from each other, which suggests that autism is often genetic happenstance, according to a new study.

Monday, Jan 26, 2015 at 10:36 AM EST

Medical Pot Only OK for Sick Kids Failed by Other Drugs: MDs

Medical Pot Only OK for Sick Kids Failed by Other Drugs: MDs

With virtually no hard proof that medical marijuana benefits sick children, and evidence that it may harm developing brains, the drug should only be used for severely ill kids who have no other treatment option,...

Monday, Jan 26, 2015 at 09:12 AM EST

Bird Flu Found at Foster Farms Turkey Ranch in California

Bird Flu Found at Foster Farms Turkey Ranch in California

Hundreds of turkeys at a Central California ranch are being killed to prevent the spread of a type of avian flu that is not a threat to people but can decimate poultry flocks.

Saturday, Jan 24, 2015 at 04:35 PM EST

CA Law Makes It Harder to Skip Vaccinations

CA Law Makes It Harder to Skip Vaccinations

Fewer California parents opted out of vaccinations for their children entering kindergarten last year following the adoption of a law that makes it harder to go without the shots, state figures show.

Friday, Jan 23, 2015 at 06:46 PM EST

Women Freezing Their Eggs for Later Pregnancies

Women Freezing Their Eggs for Later Pregnancies

Doreen Gentzler looks at one woman who decided to freeze her eggs and the technology behind the process.

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