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Tuesday, Apr 28, 2015 at 07:14 PM EDT

Back From Paralysis

Back From Paralysis

Doreen Gentzler shares the inspiring story of a young woman who didn't let a devastating disease discourage her from acheiving her dreams.

Tuesday, Apr 28, 2015 at 11:28 AM EDT

Why We Snack: New Clues on What Makes Us Munch

Why We Snack: New Clues on What Makes Us Munch

What drives us to snack? Two separate teams of researchers are trying to figure that out, and they've found that our brains may have a system for making us want to munch, with neurons motivating us to eat.

Monday, Apr 27, 2015 at 01:56 PM EDT

Chipotle Phases Out GMOs

Chipotle Phases Out GMOs

Chipotle says it has completed phasing out genetically modified ingredients from its food. The Denver-based chain had already been using mostly non-GMO ingredients, but said in late 2013 it was working...

Thursday, Apr 23, 2015 at 10:58 PM EDT

Cutting Edge of Cancer Prevention

Cutting Edge of Cancer Prevention

D.C. beauty salons and barber shops are raising awareness for a particularly deadly form of cancer. Zachary Kiesch reports.

Saturday, Apr 25, 2015 at 11:48 AM EDT

Ice Cream Is Safe Despite Some Recalls: CDC

Ice Cream Is Safe Despite Some Recalls: CDC

Federal health officials say ice cream is still safe to eat — even amid recalls by two ice cream companies after the discovery of listeria bacteria in their frozen confections, The Associated Press reported. The

Thursday, Apr 23, 2015 at 08:48 PM EDT

Oncologists Fight Cancer With Body's Immune System

Oncologists Fight Cancer With Body's Immune System

Doctors are working on a possible cure for some deadly forms of cancer from melanoma to lung and stomach cancers. Doreen Gentzler reports.

Friday, Apr 24, 2015 at 10:57 AM EDT

Ice Cream Risks: What's Behind Massive Jeni's, Blue Bell Recalls?

Ice Cream Risks: What's Behind Massive Jeni's, Blue Bell Recalls?

Major recalls from two well-known ice cream companies due to the discovery of listeria bacteria raise questions about how the pathogen could have contaminated multiple ice cream manufacturing plants — and...

Thursday, Apr 23, 2015 at 06:18 PM EDT

TB Confirmed in Catonsville High Community

TB Confirmed in Catonsville High Community

Baltimore County health officials are investigating after a case of tuberculosis was confirmed in the Catonsville High School community.

Thursday, Apr 23, 2015 at 04:21 PM EDT

Ice Cream Company Recalls All Treats, Closes Shops

Ice Cream Company Recalls All Treats, Closes Shops

Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams is putting sales of its frozen treats on ice across the country due to a possible listeria contamination. The Ohio-based company announced the voluntary recall on its website...

Tuesday, Apr 21, 2015 at 07:34 PM EDT

Small Doses of Insulin May Prevent Diabetes in Kids

Small Doses of Insulin May Prevent Diabetes in Kids

Researchers found giving young children small doses of insulin may work to prevent type-1 diabetes.

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