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Health Officials Update Consumers On What Foods To Stay Away From Amid Ongoing OutbreaksUS health officials are warning people to avoid certain foods due to ongoing unrelated outbreaks of intestinal infections caused by bacteria, viruses and even parasites lurking in some of our food.
Walmart Hosting Wellness Day For Vaccinations Ahead Of Back-To-SchoolWith school start-up just around the corner, many parents are thinking of those required immunizations for their kids.
Some Apps Will Pay Cash For Losing WeightStaying on a diet is a struggle, but what would you do it for money? That’s the idea behind several apps.
Arthritis & Acne Medications Found To Cause Drug-Induced LupusMedications are supposed to help you feel better, but some widely prescribed drugs, even those used to treat something as common as acne, can cause a debilitating illness.
Raw Turkey Blamed For Salmonella Outbreak In Pennsylvania, 25 Other StatesAn outbreak of salmonella linked to raw turkey products has sickened at least 90 people across 26 states, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Thursday.
Young Adults Are Drinking Themselves To Death, Study FindsAccording to the report published in the journal BMJ, deaths due to cirrhosis increased by 65 percent from 2009 to 2016.
Man Dies Of Bacterial Infection After Eating Oysters In RestaurantHealth officials say the customer was exposed to a bacterial infection known as Vibrio vulnificus and died just two days after visiting the Sarasota eatery.
Pa. Supreme Court Reverses UPMC-Highmark Health Network DecisionThe Pennsylvania Supreme Court has ruled that Highmark Medicare Advantage members' access to the UPMC network will end by July 2019.
Study Links ADHD To Teens And Their Digital Media UseA study of teens using high-tech devices has found a link between their seemingly constant use of digital media and ADHD.
Do Beer Goggles Exist? Pitt Researchers Find Link Between Alcohol, AttractivenessScientists at the University of Pittsburgh do a lot of research into chemistry, but one group of Pitt psychologists took a particular look at the chemistry between a man and woman, with a bit of alcohol mixed in.
New Generation Of Device Helps To Stop Seizures Before They StartLiving with epilepsy means living in fear of not if, but when the next seizure will hit. But, what if there was a way to alleviate some of that fear?
UT Southwestern Celebrates 'Big Bang' Breakthrough in Alzheimer's ResearchDoctors at UT-Southwestern's O'Donnell Brain Institute have detected what they believe are changes in a single molecule that could act as the starting point for the deadly, memory-stealing disease.