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Wednesday, Apr 12, 2017 at 07:30 PM EDT

Apple Working on the Holy Grail for Treating Diabetes

Apple Working on the Holy Grail for Treating Diabetes

Apple has hired a small team of biomedical engineers to work at a nondescript office in Palo Alto, miles from corporate headquarters, CNBC reported Wednesday. They are part of a super secret initiative,...

Wednesday, Apr 12, 2017 at 06:36 PM EDT

Two New Allergy Medications Promise Relief

Two New Allergy Medications Promise Relief

Dr. Jackie Eghrari-Sabet of Family Allergy & Asthma Care in Gaithersburg, Maryland, talks to Pat Lawson Muse about two new medications offering relief from eczema and dust mite allergies.

Thursday, Apr 13, 2017 at 09:21 AM EDT

The Most Popular Easter Candies Ranked by Nutrition

The Most Popular Easter Candies Ranked by Nutrition

'Tis the season for dyeing Easter eggs — and snacking on chocolate ones. Worried you'll wreck your healthy eating streak come Easter Sunday? Well, because your favorite pastel-packaged spring candies wouldn't...

Thursday, Apr 13, 2017 at 10:01 AM EDT

'Patients at Risk' at DC VA Med Center; Director Removed

'Patients at Risk' at DC VA Med Center; Director Removed

Veterans Affairs reassigned the director of its medical center in Washington, D.C., after a scathing report revealed dirty sanitary storage areas, more than $150 million in unaccounted for equipment and...

Wednesday, Apr 12, 2017 at 02:23 PM EDT

Trans Fat Ban Linked With Fewer NY Heart Attacks & Strokes

Trans Fat Ban Linked With Fewer NY Heart Attacks & Strokes

Local bans on artery-clogging trans fats in restaurant foods led to fewer heart attacks and strokes in several New York counties, a new study suggests. The study hints at the potential for widespread health...

Wednesday, Apr 12, 2017 at 09:56 AM EDT

New Robot Helps People With Paralysis Walk

New Robot Helps People With Paralysis Walk

A wearable robotic leg brace that can help partially paralyzed people walk was unveiled in Tokyo on April 12.  The Welwalk WW-1000 system is made up of a motorised mechanical frame that fits on a person's...

Tuesday, Apr 11, 2017 at 11:32 PM EDT

Mumps Confirmed for 2 GW Students

Mumps Confirmed for 2 GW Students

The students have been isolated, as per Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines. The health center has also contacted other students who may have been in contact with the sick students.

Tuesday, Apr 11, 2017 at 04:29 PM EDT

After Flint Water Crisis, Group Files Suit for AG Emails

After Flint Water Crisis, Group Files Suit for AG Emails

Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette was sued Tuesday after his office rejected a public-records request for his and 20 staffers' private emails that a liberal advocacy group said were used to conduct...

Tuesday, Apr 11, 2017 at 09:12 AM EDT

Prostate Cancer Tests Get Gov. Panel's OK, With Caveats

Prostate Cancer Tests Get Gov. Panel's OK, With Caveats

An influential U.S. government health panel is dropping its opposition to routine prostate cancer screening in favor of letting men decide for themselves after talking with their doctor. The new draft...

Wednesday, Apr 12, 2017 at 05:09 PM EDT

Bill to Put GPS Trackers on Domestic Abusers Passes in Md.

Bill to Put GPS Trackers on Domestic Abusers Passes in Md.

Courts in Maryland may soon be able to order domestic violence suspects to use GPS systems that alert victims if their abusers are in the area.

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