U.S. Rate For Gun Deaths Increases For Second Straight YearThe U.S. rate for gun deaths has increased for the second straight year, following 15 years of no real change, a government report shows.
EPA Chemical Review Would Exclude Millions Of Tons Of ToxinsSpurred by the chemical industry, President Donald Trump's administration is retreating from a congressionally mandated review of some of the most dangerous chemicals in public use.
Study Prompts Call To Examine Flu Vaccine And MiscarriageA puzzling study of U.S. pregnancies found that women who had miscarriages between 2010 and 2012 were more likely to have had back-to-back annual flu shots.
Study Prompts Call To Examine Flu Vaccine And MiscarriageA puzzling study of U.S. pregnancies found that women who had miscarriages between 2010 and 2012 were more likely to have had back-to-back annual flu shots that included protection against swine flu.
109 U.S. Salmonella Cases Now Linked To Papayas From MexicoU.S. health officials say more people have contracted salmonella by eating papayas from a farm in southern Mexico.
North Texas Woman Recovering From West Nile Virus ScareA Richardson woman says she is recovering from a frightening experience with the West Nile virus.
Parents Warn About Electric Shock Drowning After 15-Year-Old's Tragic DeathThe parents of 15-year-old Carmen Johnson, who tragically died from electric shock drowning while swimming near her family’s Alabama lake house last April, are speaking out about the rarely reported phenomenon after it took the lives of two more local women this past weekend.
Doctors Tie Zika Virus To Heart Problems In Some AdultsFor the first time, doctors have tied infection with the Zika virus to possible new heart problems in adults. A report last June describes heart problems that have been seen from other viruses spread by mosquitoes
Fitbit Tracks Steps; Now It Wants To Chart Your Deep SleepFitbit, whose devices encourage people to walk 10,000 steps each day, now wants to put them to sleep as well. Now, Fitbit will offer deeper sleep tracking on some of its devices.
Fists Not Football: Brain Injuries Seen In Domestic AssaultsBrain trauma in domestic violence survivors has been overshadowed by concerns about injuries in Iraq and Afghanistan war vets, and by effects of repeated head blows in football players.
Obama On The 35th Anniversary Of HIV/AIDS In AmericaPresident Barack Obama made a statement Sunday on the 35th anniversary of the first documented case of AIDS in the United States.
Monkey Bars Alert: Playground Concussions Are On The RisePlayground concussions are on the rise, according to a new government study, and monkey bars and swings are most often involved.