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Makeup Artist Offers Makeovers to Cancer Patients

Makeup Artist Offers Makeovers to Cancer Patients0

Abortions Hit New Low in U.S.

Abortions Hit New Low in U.S.0

Abortions Hit New Low in U.S.

Abortions Hit New Low in U.S.0

Sen. Grassley Mulls Subpoenas for Mylan, DOJ Over EpiPen

Sen. Grassley Mulls Subpoenas for Mylan, DOJ Over EpiPen0

Sen. Grassley Mulls Subpoenas for Mylan, DOJ Over EpiPen

Sen. Grassley Mulls Subpoenas for Mylan, DOJ Over EpiPen0

Your Dog May be Smarter Than You Think

Your Dog May be Smarter Than You Think0

Your Dog May be Smarter Than You Think

Your Dog May be Smarter Than You Think0

Your Dog May be Smarter Than You Think

Your Dog May be Smarter Than You Think0

Once-Promising Alzheimer's Drug Just Failed a Key Test

Once-Promising Alzheimer's Drug Just Failed a Key Test0

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Once-Promising Alzheimer's Drug Just Failed a Key Test

Once-Promising Alzheimer's Drug Just Failed a Key Test0

Science / AAAS / NSF "Patients treated with solanezumab did not experience a statistically significant slowing in cognitive decline compared to patients treated with placebo," drug maker Eli Lilly and Co said in a statement. "Lilly will ...

Once-Promising Alzheimer's Drug Just Failed a Key Test

Once-Promising Alzheimer's Drug Just Failed a Key Test0

Science / AAAS / NSF "Patients treated with solanezumab did not experience a statistically significant slowing in cognitive decline compared to patients treated with placebo," drug maker Eli Lilly and Co said in a statement. "Lilly will ...

Zika Damages Babies' Brains After Birth

Zika Damages Babies' Brains After Birth0

Assessment of a Series of 13 Infants with Congenital Zika Virus Infection without Microcephaly at Birth. CDC "Infants with normal head circumference at birth have brain and other abnormalities associated with congenital Zika syndrome and might ...

Zika Damages Babies' Brains After Birth

Zika Damages Babies' Brains After Birth0

Assessment of a Series of 13 Infants with Congenital Zika Virus Infection without Microcephaly at Birth. CDC "Infants with normal head circumference at birth have brain and other abnormalities associated with congenital Zika syndrome and might ...

Zika Damages Babies' Brains After Birth

Zika Damages Babies' Brains After Birth0

Assessment of a Series of 13 Infants with Congenital Zika Virus Infection without Microcephaly at Birth. CDC "Infants with normal head circumference at birth have brain and other abnormalities associated with congenital Zika syndrome and might ...

Zika Damages Babies' Brains After Birth

Zika Damages Babies' Brains After Birth0

Assessment of a Series of 13 Infants with Congenital Zika Virus Infection without Microcephaly at Birth. CDC "Infants with normal head circumference at birth have brain and other abnormalities associated with congenital Zika syndrome and might ...

Cultural Factors Complicate Zika Prevention in American Samoa

Cultural Factors Complicate Zika Prevention in American Samoa0

And despite extensive prevention and education efforts by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, American Samoa may see even worse outcomes than expected due to economic and cultural factors, according to health officials and ...

Cultural Factors Complicate Zika Prevention in American Samoa

Cultural Factors Complicate Zika Prevention in American Samoa0

And despite extensive prevention and education efforts by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, American Samoa may see even worse outcomes than expected due to economic and cultural factors, according to health officials and ...

Cultural Factors Complicate Zika Prevention in American Samoa

Cultural Factors Complicate Zika Prevention in American Samoa0

And despite extensive prevention and education efforts by the U.S. Department of Health, American Samoa may see even worse outcomes than expected due to economic and cultural factors, according to health officials and anthropologists. There ...

Cultural Factors Complicate Zika Prevention in American Samoa

Cultural Factors Complicate Zika Prevention in American Samoa0

And despite extensive prevention and education efforts by the U.S. Department of Health, American Samoa may see even worse outcomes than expected due to economic and cultural factors, according to health officials and anthropologists. There ...

Dementia Rates Are Declining. This Might Be the Reason

Dementia Rates Are Declining. This Might Be the Reason0

Elderly woman covering face with her hands. Westend61 / Getty Images Dr. Kenneth Langa of the University of Michigan and colleagues studied records from 21,000 people with an average age of 75. While 11.6 percent of Americans aged 65 and ...

Dementia Rates Are Declining. This Might Be the Reason

Dementia Rates Are Declining. This Might Be the Reason0

Elderly woman covering face with her hands. Westend61 / Getty Images Dr. Kenneth Langa of the University of Michigan and colleagues studied records from 21,000 people with an average age of 75. While 11.6 percent of Americans aged 65 and ...

This 3-D Scan Lets Parents See Babies in the Womb

This 3-D Scan Lets Parents See Babies in the Womb0

Visualization of internal structures at 27 weeks. Maureen Morley / Radiological Society of North America "We believe that these images will help facilitate a multidisciplinary discussion about some pathologies in addition to bringing a new ...

This 3-D Scan Lets Parents See Babies in the Womb

This 3-D Scan Lets Parents See Babies in the Womb0

Visualization of internal structures at 27 weeks. Maureen Morley / Radiological Society of North America "We believe that these images will help facilitate a multidisciplinary discussion about some pathologies in addition to bringing a new ...

Sabra Hummus Recalled for Possible Contamination

Sabra Hummus Recalled for Possible Contamination0

share pin email Sabra Dipping Co. is voluntarily recalling certain hummus products made prior to November 8, 2016, due to concerns over possible Listeria contamination. The contamination was discovered at the ...

4 Killed as Medical Plane Crashes Near Casino

4 Killed as Medical Plane Crashes Near Casino0

Three crew members and a heart patient aboard a medical plane were killed when it slammed into a parking lot near a casino in Elko, Nevada. The FAA says no one on the ground was injured. An investigation is underway. ...

Zika Still an Emergency, Just a Different Kind, WHO Says

Zika Still an Emergency, Just a Different Kind, WHO Says0

Dejailson Arruda holds his daughter Luiza at their house in Santa Cruz do Capibaribe, Pernambuco state, Brazil. Luiza was born in October with microcephaly. Felipe Dana / AP "There was no downgrading at all of this," Dr. David Heymann, chairman ...

Zika Still an Emergency, Just a Different Kind, WHO Says

Zika Still an Emergency, Just a Different Kind, WHO Says0

Dejailson Arruda holds his daughter Luiza at their house in Santa Cruz do Capibaribe, Pernambuco state, Brazil. Luiza was born in October with microcephaly. Felipe Dana / AP "There was no downgrading at all of this," Dr. David Heymann, chairman ...

Zika Still an Emergency, Just a Different Kind, WHO Says

Zika Still an Emergency, Just a Different Kind, WHO Says0

Dejailson Arruda holds his daughter Luiza at their house in Santa Cruz do Capibaribe, Pernambuco state, Brazil. Luiza was born in October with microcephaly. Felipe Dana / AP "There was no downgrading at all of this," Dr. David Heymann, chairman ...

Zika Still an Emergency, Just a Different Kind, WHO Says

Zika Still an Emergency, Just a Different Kind, WHO Says0

Dejailson Arruda holds his daughter Luiza at their house in Santa Cruz do Capibaribe, Pernambuco state, Brazil. Luiza was born in October with microcephaly. Felipe Dana / AP "There was no downgrading at all of this," Dr. David Heymann, chairman ...

Selfies Can Be Deadly. This App Wants to Help

Selfies Can Be Deadly. This App Wants to Help0

A man takes a selfie next to a flooded street due to the overflowing of the Mapocho river during heavy rains in Santiago on April 17, 2016. MARTIN BERNETTI / AFP - Getty Images Now a team of PhD students has analyzed the causes of selfie deaths ...

This App Wants to Help You Not Die While Taking a Selfie

This App Wants to Help You Not Die While Taking a Selfie0

A man takes a selfie next to a flooded street due to the overflowing of the Mapocho river during heavy rains in Santiago on April 17, 2016. MARTIN BERNETTI / AFP - Getty Images Now a team of PhD students has analyzed the causes of selfie deaths ...

This App Wants to Help You Not Die While Taking a Selfie

This App Wants to Help You Not Die While Taking a Selfie0

A man takes a selfie next to a flooded street due to the overflowing of the Mapocho river during heavy rains in Santiago on April 17, 2016. MARTIN BERNETTI / AFP - Getty Images Now a team of computer experts has analyzed the causes of selfie ...

This App Wants to Help You Not Die While Taking a Selfie

This App Wants to Help You Not Die While Taking a Selfie0

A man takes a selfie next to a flooded street due to the overflowing of the Mapocho river during heavy rains in Santiago on April 17, 2016. MARTIN BERNETTI / AFP - Getty Images Now a team of computer experts has analyzed the causes of selfie ...

This App Wants to Help You Not Die While Taking a Selfie

This App Wants to Help You Not Die While Taking a Selfie0

A man takes a selfie next to a flooded street due to the overflowing of the Mapocho river during heavy rains in Santiago on April 17, 2016. MARTIN BERNETTI / AFP - Getty Images Now a team of computer experts has analyzed the causes of selfie ...

You Can't Wish Away the Facts, Top Scientist Tells Trump

You Can't Wish Away the Facts, Top Scientist Tells Trump0

An iceberg floats near the coast of West Antarctica on Oct. 27. Mario Tama / Getty Images "This election is said to have been about rejecting the political establishment. We cannot let that mean rejecting established facts," Rush Holt, a ...

You Can't Wish Away the Facts, Top Scientist Tells Trump

You Can't Wish Away the Facts, Top Scientist Tells Trump0

An iceberg floats near the coast of West Antarctica on Oct. 27. Mario Tama / Getty Images "This election is said to have been about rejecting the political establishment. We cannot let that mean rejecting established facts," Rush Holt, a ...

You Can't Wish Away the Facts, Top Scientist Tells Trump

You Can't Wish Away the Facts, Top Scientist Tells Trump0

An iceberg floats near the coast of West Antarctica on Oct. 27. Mario Tama / Getty Images "This election is said to have been about rejecting the political establishment. We cannot let that mean rejecting established facts," Rush Holt, a ...

You Can't Wish Away the Facts, Top Scientist Tells Trump

You Can't Wish Away the Facts, Top Scientist Tells Trump0

An iceberg floats near the coast of West Antarctica on Oct. 27. Mario Tama / Getty Images "This election is said to have been about rejecting the political establishment. We cannot let that mean rejecting established facts," Rush Holt, a ...

78 People Die a Day From Opioid Overdose: Surgeon General

78 People Die a Day From Opioid Overdose: Surgeon General0

Surgeon General of the United States Dr. Vivek Murthy delivers remarks following the announcement of his appointment as Co-Chair of the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, May 12, 2015. Will Kim The report was ...

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78 People Die a Day From Opioid Overdose: Surgeon General

78 People Die a Day From Opioid Overdose: Surgeon General0

Surgeon General of the United States Dr. Vivek Murthy delivers remarks following the announcement of his appointment as Co-Chair of the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, May 12, 2015. Will Kim The report was ...

78 People Die a Day From Opioid Overdose: Surgeon General

78 People Die a Day From Opioid Overdose: Surgeon General0

Surgeon General of the United States Dr. Vivek Murthy delivers remarks following the announcement of his appointment as Co-Chair of the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, May 12, 2015. Will Kim The report was ...

78 People Die a Day From Opioid Overdose: Surgeon General

78 People Die a Day From Opioid Overdose: Surgeon General0

Surgeon General of the United States Dr. Vivek Murthy delivers remarks following the announcement of his appointment as Co-Chair of the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, May 12, 2015. Will Kim The report was ...

Shelley Duvall Reveals Struggle With Mental Illness

Shelley Duvall Reveals Struggle With Mental Illness0

share pin email Actress Shelley Duvall is going public with her battle with mental illness in a new interview with Phil McGraw. The actress, best known for her roles in "The Shining" and "Popeye," looks startlingly ...

Company Dumped Insulin Pill Idea Because It Cost too Much

Company Dumped Insulin Pill Idea Because It Cost too Much0

An insulin pill that would save diabetics from daily injections has long been seen as the "holy grail" of diabetes care, yet Novo Nordisk announced last month it was throwing in the towel after several years of work. "We actually made a ...

Company Dumped Insulin Pill Idea Because It Cost too Much

Company Dumped Insulin Pill Idea Because It Cost too Much0

An insulin pill that would save diabetics from daily injections has long been seen as the "holy grail" of diabetes care, yet Novo Nordisk announced last month it was throwing in the towel after several years of work. "We actually made a ...

Drug Makers Not Cowed by Congress

Drug Makers Not Cowed by Congress0

Martin Shkreli, former CEO of Turing Pharmaceuticals LLC, prepares to testify before a House Oversight and Government Reform hearing Joshua Roberts / Reuters But a review by The Associated Press of the list prices of nearly 30 brand-name ...

The USA Comes in Last Again on Health

The USA Comes in Last Again on Health0

The latest report from the Commonwealth Fund, which routinely points to the shortcomings of the U.S. healthcare system, shows not much has changed in 15 years or longer. Americans still pay far more for medical care than people in other rich Western ...

Ebola Might Not Make Some People Sick, Study Finds

Ebola Might Not Make Some People Sick, Study Finds0

Nubia, a baby who survived Ebola, at the Doctors Without Borders Ebola clinic in Conakry, Guinea. Tommy Trenchard / Doctors Without Borders In at least one village in Sierra Leone, it seems that up to a quarter of those infected may never have ...

For Cholesterol, Going Lower Clears Clogs

For Cholesterol, Going Lower Clears Clogs0

A bodega worker gives a blood sample for a cholesterol check during a free health-screening clinic for New York bodega convenience store workers on July 20, 2010 in the Bronx borough of New York. Chris Hondros / Getty Images file The drug, ...

How a New Supreme Court May Threaten Abortion

How a New Supreme Court May Threaten Abortion0

Pro-choice advocates dance outside the Supreme Court where justices are weighing a case that imposes heavy restrictions on abortion clinics in Texas on June 26. JIM LO SCALZO / EPA Trump, who will have at least one Supreme Court vacancy to ...

Zika Virus Teams Up With Others to Cause Infection

Zika Virus Teams Up With Others to Cause Infection0

Dr. Mateus do Ros?rio evaluating a patient with neurological complications of Zika virus infection at Roberto Santos Hospital, Salvador-Brazil Isadora Siqueira And a second team found a range of unusual symptoms in people in Brazil last year as ...

West Nile May Take Its Time in Killing

West Nile May Take Its Time in Killing0

The Culex quinquefasciatus mosquito has been proven to be a vector associated with transmission of the West Nile virus, according to the CDC. James Gathany / CDC via Reuters, file "For several years, we had followed smaller groups of patients ...

Doctors Are Making House Calls Again

Doctors Are Making House Calls Again0

Chantelle Cook, a nurse practitioner for Family Health On Call, treats a tiny patient at her home in Dallas. NBC News However, not all house calls are covered by insurance, and critics worry that the level of care isn't comparable to being ...

Pink: Stronger Than Heroin, But Legal In Most States

Pink: Stronger Than Heroin, But Legal In Most States0

Melissa Davidson and her daughter Jane Moyes of Park City, Utah. NBC News "The hardest part is when something new comes up, and no one in the country or world has seen it in a forensic setting yet and trying to decide what that actual structure ...

Pink: Stronger Than Heroin, But Legal In Most States

Pink: Stronger Than Heroin, But Legal In Most States0

Melissa Davidson and her daughter Jane Moyes of Park City, Utah. NBC News "The hardest part is when something new comes up, and no one in the country or world has seen it in a forensic setting yet and trying to decide what that actual structure ...

These 9 States Will Vote on Legalizing Pot in November

These 9 States Will Vote on Legalizing Pot in November0

A woman shops at Oregon's Finest, a marijuana dispensary in Portland, Oregon, on October 4, 2015. JOSH EDELSON / AFP - Getty Images But Carla Lowe, founder of Citizens Against Legalizing Marijuana, called that "blatantly not true." "The ...

These 9 States Will Vote on Legalizing Pot in November

These 9 States Will Vote on Legalizing Pot in November0

A woman shops at Oregon's Finest, a marijuana dispensary in Portland, Oregon, on October 4, 2015. JOSH EDELSON / AFP - Getty Images But Carla Lowe, founder of Citizens Against Legalizing Marijuana, called that "blatantly not true." "The ...

These 9 States Will Vote on Legalizing Pot in November

These 9 States Will Vote on Legalizing Pot in November0

A woman shops at Oregon's Finest, a marijuana dispensary in Portland, Oregon, on October 4, 2015. JOSH EDELSON / AFP - Getty Images But Carla Lowe, founder of Citizens Against Legalizing Marijuana, called that "blatantly not true." "The ...

'Happy Rebirth Day': Twin Joined at the Head Separated Successfully

'Happy Rebirth Day': Twin Joined at the Head Separated Successfully0

share pin email After 20 hours of surgery, doctors separated 13-month-old twins Jadon and Anias McDonald, who were born joined at the head. The boys are recovering at ChildrenĀ“s Hospital at Montefiore Medical Center in New York ...

New Medicare Rules Fix Doctor Pay

New Medicare Rules Fix Doctor Pay0

Doctor's visit Getty Images, file While the concept of paying for quality has broad support, the details have been a source of trepidation for some clinicians, who worry that the new system will force small practices and old-fashioned solo ...

New Medicare Rules Fix Doctor Pay

New Medicare Rules Fix Doctor Pay0

Doctor's visit Getty Images, file While the concept of paying for quality has broad support, the details have been a source of trepidation for some clinicians, who worry that the new system will force small practices and old-fashioned solo ...

New Medicare Rules Fix Doctor Pay

New Medicare Rules Fix Doctor Pay0

Doctor's visit Getty Images, file While the concept of paying for quality has broad support, the details have been a source of trepidation for some clinicians, who worry that the new system will force small practices and old-fashioned solo ...

Subways, Buses Swabbed for Germs: Here's What We Found

Subways, Buses Swabbed for Germs: Here's What We Found0

With gloves and cotton swabs, TODAY national correspondent Jeff Rossen is putting the cleanliness of public transit in New York City, Los Angeles, and Chicago to the test. A bacterial reading below 100 is said to be acceptable, but one germ swab test ...

Miami Has a New Zika Zone

Miami Has a New Zika Zone0

Related: Bug Spray and Bravado Keep Miami Beach Bustling Florida has more than 1,000 verified cases of Zika infection, most carried in by travelers, but 174 of them caught locally. The state health department says 106 of the cases are in ...

Miami Has a New Zika Zone

Miami Has a New Zika Zone0

Related: Bug Spray and Bravado Keep Miami Beach Bustling Florida has more than 1,000 verified cases of Zika infection, most carried in by travelers, but 174 of them caught locally. The state health department says 106 of the cases are in ...

Brain Chip Helps Paralyzed Man Fist Bump Obama

Brain Chip Helps Paralyzed Man Fist Bump Obama0

Researcher Rob Gaunt prepares Nathan Copeland for brain computer interface sensory test. This material relates to a paper that appeared in the Oct. 12 October issue of Science Translational Medicine, published by AAAS. The paper, by S.N. Flesher at ...

Brain Scan Helmets, Mini-Satellites Getting Federal Cash

Brain Scan Helmets, Mini-Satellites Getting Federal Cash0

Solar storms could knock out communications satellites and the power grid White House The Frontiers Conference at the University of Pittsburgh and Carnegie Mellon University is typical of the administration's approach to promoting its ...

New Report Questions Value of Mammograms

New Report Questions Value of Mammograms0

Jen Brodeur, right, Tufts Medical Center mammographer, prepares Yan Ling Zhong of Boston for a digital mammogram in 2010. Bizuayehu Tesfaye / AP But other experts, including the American Cancer Society, called the report deeply flawed and urged ...

Feds Fund Plans to Tackle Zika Virus With Drones

Feds Fund Plans to Tackle Zika Virus With Drones0

Sandals treated with insect repellent can protect against mosquito bites for as long as six months. Ifakara Research Institute Other projects getting USAID funding include a group making sandals impregnated with mosquito repellent that protect ...

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