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Thursday, May 26, 2016 at 06:42 PM EDT

What Works for Keeping Mosquitoes Away

What Works for Keeping Mosquitoes Away

Many products promise to protect you from getting bit by mosquitoes, including specially treated clothing. Consumer Reporter Susan Hogan shares what works.

Thursday, May 26, 2016 at 08:32 PM EDT

Antibiotic-Resistant 'Superbug' Found in US for 1st Time

Antibiotic-Resistant 'Superbug' Found in US for 1st Time

A drug resistant “superbug” feared by doctors has shown up in the U.S. for the first time, researchers reported Thursday. The germ, E. coli bacteria with the mcr-1 gene mutation, was found in a Pennsylvania...

Thursday, May 26, 2016 at 09:54 AM EDT

Fake Perfume Bust Finds Ingredients Linked to Cancer, Organ Damage

Fake Perfume Bust Finds Ingredients Linked to Cancer, Organ Damage

Federal agents seized cases of fake perfume – some of which contained ingredients linked to cancer and organ damage – and made five arrests in a counterfeiting bust Wednesday morning, authorities said. Homeland...

Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at 06:49 PM EDT

Telemedicine Will Let You Visit Doctor Without Going to the Office

Telemedicine Will Let You Visit Doctor Without Going to the Office

Soon, with telemedicine, you won’t have to go to the office to see your doctor. Dr. Jackie Eghrari-Sabet of Family Allergy & Asthma Care in Gaithersburg, Maryland, explains how it works.

Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at 02:26 PM EDT

Candy-Like Edible Marijuana Is Sending Kids to ERs

Candy-Like Edible Marijuana Is Sending Kids to ERs

In Oregon, an 8-year-old boy was rushed to the hospital after finding a marijuana cookie at a park. In Michigan, two children were sent to the ER after getting into a man's stash of gummy candy containing...

Tuesday, May 24, 2016 at 08:51 PM EDT

Biden to Host National Cancer Research Summit in Washington

Biden to Host National Cancer Research Summit in Washington

Although the participant list hasn't been announced, Biden's office said cancer survivors and researchers would join data experts and representatives from federal agencies working on treatments for the disease.