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Wednesday, Oct 10, 2018 at 06:37 PM EDT

Texas Baby Who Underwent Surgery While in Womb Is Doing 'Great': Mom

Texas Baby Who Underwent Surgery While in Womb Is Doing 'Great': Mom

At 19 weeks pregnant, Sarah Prowell learned her unborn son had spina bifida. Spina bifida is a birth defect caused when the spine and spinal cord do not form properly, in many cases leaving a portion of the...

Tuesday, Oct 9, 2018 at 11:52 PM EDT

App Can Save You More on Prescriptions Than Insurance Does

App Can Save You More on Prescriptions Than Insurance Does<br />

An app can save you more on prescriptions than your insurance does.

Tuesday, Oct 9, 2018 at 07:57 PM EDT

How to Avoid Pain in Cold Weather

How to Avoid Pain in Cold Weather

Chilly weather can be tough on joints, making aches worse in the winter months. Christa Dalakis of Breakaway Fitness show us how to avoid pain in cold weather.

Tuesday, Oct 9, 2018 at 07:20 PM EDT

Rare, Polio-Like Condition Appears in US Again

Rare, Polio-Like Condition Appears in US Again

A puzzling condition that causes partial paralysis in children is back on the uptick in parts of the U.S., with six cases under investigation in Minnesota and 14 reported in Colorado, health officials said...

Monday, Oct 8, 2018 at 05:49 PM EDT

Prevent Medical Bills From Hurting Your Credit

Prevent Medical Bills From Hurting Your Credit

A new survey from Consumer Reports found more than a quarter of Americans with health insurance have received a surprise medical bill. Consumer Reporter Susan Hogan has some tips to make sure it doesn't...

Tuesday, Oct 9, 2018 at 05:38 AM EDT

Fearing Exposure, Some Funeral Homes Stock Overdose Antidote

Fearing Exposure, Some Funeral Homes Stock Overdose Antidote

Funeral directors in Maryland are increasingly concerned their employees could be exposed to opioids. That's why some are stocking naloxone, the medication the reverses the effects of an overdose.

Monday, Oct 8, 2018 at 06:20 AM EDT

DC Declares End to Sales Tax on Feminine Hygiene Product

DC Declares End to Sales Tax on Feminine Hygiene Product

The mayor of the nation's capital says Washington will no longer charge sales tax on feminine hygiene products.

Monday, Oct 8, 2018 at 05:30 AM EDT

Students to Get Breakfast Before Standardized Test

Students to Get Breakfast Before Standardized Test

Some Virginia students taking a standardized college entrance exam later this month will get a free healthy breakfast before they pick up their pencils.

Sunday, Oct 7, 2018 at 11:42 PM EDT

Johns Hopkins Univ. to Name Building After Henrietta Lacks

Johns Hopkins Univ. to Name Building After Henrietta Lacks

Johns Hopkins University says it will honor Henrietta Lacks, the African-American woman whose cancer cells continue to have an impact on medicine more than 60 years after they were taken without her consent.

Saturday, Oct 6, 2018 at 01:06 PM EDT

LaCroix Faces Suit Alleging It's Mislabeled as 'Natural'

LaCroix Faces Suit Alleging It's Mislabeled as 'Natural'

Popular sparkling water company LaCroix is facing a lawsuit that alleges its products are mislabeled as "all-natural," and the allegations are weighing on the shares of its parent company National Beverage. The...

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