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Nursing facility cases not reported

WASHINGTON – Nursing facilities have failed to report thousands of serious cases of potential neglect and abuse of seniors on...

June 13, 2019 1:00 am


Study debunks claim pot cuts opioid deaths

A new study shoots down the notion that medical marijuana laws can prevent opioid overdose deaths, challenging a favorite talking point...

June 11, 2019 1:00 am


Vaping firms warned about posts made by 'influencers'

WASHINGTON – U.S. regulators has moved to discipline vaping companies for inappropriately promoting their flavored nicotine...

June 10, 2019 1:00 am


'Sell By' or what? US pushes for clarity on expiration dates

If milk is a few days past its "Sell By" date, is it safe to drink?

June 6, 2019 10:08 am


Stressed out? Your dog may feel it too, study suggests

When dog owners go through a stressful period, they're not alone.

June 6, 2019 10:01 am


Ice Bucket Challenge dramatically accelerated the fight against ALS

An independent research organization reported that donations from the 2014 ALS Ice Bucket Challenge enabled The ALS Association to increase...

June 4, 2019 12:50 pm


Deaths from falls among older Americans are on the rise

New research shows fatal falls have nearly tripled in older Americans in recent years, rising to more than 25,000 deaths yearly.

June 4, 2019 11:50 am


Nonstick products are found in foods

WASHINGTON – The Food and Drug Administration found substantial levels of a worrisome class of nonstick, stain-resistant...

June 4, 2019 1:00 am


Drugs make headway against lung, breast, prostate cancers

Newer drugs are substantially improving the chances of survival for some people with hard-to-treat forms of lung, breast and prostate...

June 2, 2019 12:50 pm


ACA linked to reduced racial disparities, earlier diagnosis and treatment

Proponents of the embattled Affordable Care Act got additional ammunition Sunday.

June 2, 2019 11:20 am