Health News

Say 'Aaaaa': Mobile dentist office takes care of kids one cleaning at a time

Seven years after a 12-year-old boy died of a dental infection, some parts of the Washington metro region still have a shortage of dentists. But a mobile dentist's office on wheels is offering help and hope -- one kid at a time.

Wednesday - 03/12/2014, 06:51am EDT

New hearing aid is first 'made for iPhone'

A recently-released hearing aid is the first compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch. ReSound LiNX streams any sound from the iOS devices directly into the user's hearing aids.

Wednesday - 03/12/2014, 04:36am EDT

Steady health care sign-ups may miss goal

Health care sign-ups steady in February, but Obama may miss scaled-down goal by March 31

Wednesday - 03/12/2014, 03:26am EDT

Washington detention center hunger strike on Day 5

5 immigration detainees on fifth day of hunger strike at Washington detention center

Wednesday - 03/12/2014, 02:51am EDT

Missouri bill would triple abortion waiting period

Missouri House passes legislation tripling abortion waiting period for women in the state

Tuesday - 03/11/2014, 10:50pm EDT

Feds to keep employees of closed nuke dump working

Energy Department approves plan to keep employees of closed nuclear dump working after leak

Tuesday - 03/11/2014, 08:20pm EDT

FDA halts production at Delaware cheese plant

FDA halts production at Delaware cheese plant after products linked to listeria outbreak

Tuesday - 03/11/2014, 08:10pm EDT

Haitians sue UN over cholera epidemic

Haitians file new lawsuit against United Nations in New York over cholera outbreak

Tuesday - 03/11/2014, 07:40pm EDT

Routine colonoscopy screenings cut risk of colon cancer

A colonoscopy can save your life. How often should you get screened?

Tuesday - 03/11/2014, 07:08pm EDT

Mom sues after failed drug test over poppy seeds

First-time mom sues after failed drug test over poppy seeds reported to child welfare agency

Tuesday - 03/11/2014, 04:38pm EDT

Senate sends Obama childhood cancer research bill

Senate sends Obama childhood cancer research bill; repeals funding for political conventions

Tuesday - 03/11/2014, 04:30pm EDT

Will a high-protein diet send you to an early grave?

A recent study made headlines when it claimed that eating high levels of protein can be as bad for you as smoking. Is this true? How much is too much?

Tuesday - 03/11/2014, 04:06pm EDT

Md. bill would protect those who call for help in overdose cases

A Maryland lawmaker is proposing a bill that he says he hopes will help more drug overdose victims receive proper medical help in time to save their lives.

Tuesday - 03/11/2014, 02:18pm EDT

Study finds link between teen obesity and learning gap

A new study finds that obese teen girls perform worse on school standardized exams than girls with a healthy weight.

Tuesday - 03/11/2014, 01:27pm EDT

Florida hospital settles Medicare lawsuit

Florida hospital must pay $85 million in settlement over Medicare fraud whistle-blower lawsuit

Tuesday - 03/11/2014, 01:00pm EDT

Why you should get a flu shot

Dr. Drew, One Minute Clinic

Tuesday - 03/11/2014, 12:51pm EDT


Why we bruise so easily as we get older

Dr. Drew, One Minute Clinic

Tuesday - 03/11/2014, 12:50pm EDT


Your dog's brain is similar to your own

Dr. Drew, One Minute Clinic

Tuesday - 03/11/2014, 12:48pm EDT


The healthiest and unhealthiest place to live

Dr. Drew, One Minute Clinic

Tuesday - 03/11/2014, 12:47pm EDT


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