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Wednesday, Mar 20, 2019 at 04:58 AM EDT

Jury: Monsanto Was a Factor in Sonoma County Man's Cancer

Jury: Monsanto Was a Factor in Sonoma County Man's Cancer

A jury in federal court in San Francisco has ruled that Roundup weed killer was a factor in causing a California man's cancer in a weeks-long trial that started last month. Edwin Hardeman of Sonoma County, 70...

Wednesday, Mar 20, 2019 at 08:08 AM EDT

FDA Approves Drug for Treating Postpartum Depression

FDA Approves Drug for Treating Postpartum Depression

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the first drug specifically developed for severe depression after childbirth. The agency on Tuesday approved Sage Therapeutics' Zulresso, an IV drug given over...

Tuesday, Mar 19, 2019 at 11:53 AM EDT

Cat Cannibalism: Report Discloses 'Questionable' Gov't Animal Experiments

Cat Cannibalism: Report Discloses 'Questionable' Gov't Animal Experiments

U.S. government scientists bought hundreds of dead dogs and cats from "Asian meat markets" and conducted experiments that included feeding their remains to healthy lab cats for needless research, according to a...

Monday, Mar 18, 2019 at 01:26 PM EDT

Daily Aspirin to Prevent Heart Attacks No Longer Recommended

Daily Aspirin to Prevent Heart Attacks No Longer Recommended

Taking a low-dose aspirin daily to prevent a heart attack or stroke is no longer recommended for adults age 70 or over, according to new guidelines released Sunday, NBC News reported. The American College...

Monday, Mar 18, 2019 at 10:00 AM EDT

Group With Consumer-Friendly Vibe Pushes Drugmakers' Message

Group With Consumer-Friendly Vibe Pushes Drugmakers' Message

As ominous music plays in the background, the narrator of a radio ad echoes objections from drugmakers by warning that a Trump administration proposal to apply international pricing to certain Medicare drugs...

Saturday, Mar 16, 2019 at 08:49 PM EDT

Apple Watch May Spot Heart Problem But More Research Needed

Apple Watch May Spot Heart Problem But More Research Needed

A huge study suggests the Apple Watch can detect a worrisome irregular heartbeat at least sometimes — but experts say more work is needed to tell if using wearable technology to screen for heart problems really...

Friday, Mar 15, 2019 at 03:45 PM EDT

Are Eggs Good or Bad for You? New Research Rekindles Debate

Are Eggs Good or Bad for You? New Research Rekindles Debate

The latest U.S. research on eggs won't go over easy for those can't eat breakfast without them. Adults who ate about 1 ½ eggs daily had a slightly higher risk of heart disease than those who ate no eggs. The...

Thursday, Mar 14, 2019 at 09:00 AM EDT

Johnson & Johnson Ordered to Pay $29M in Baby Powder Case

Johnson & Johnson Ordered to Pay $29M in Baby Powder Case

Johnson & Johnson must pay $29 million to a woman who claimed its baby powder gave her terminal cancer, a California jury ruled Wednesday. A Superior Court jury in Oakland found the world's largest health care...

Wednesday, Mar 13, 2019 at 08:43 AM EDT

Environment a Hot Mess, But All Is Not Hopeless, UN Report Says

Environment a Hot Mess, But All Is Not Hopeless, UN Report Says

Earth is sick with multiple and worsening environmental ills killing millions of people yearly, a new U.N. report says. Climate change, a global major extinction of animals and plants, a human population...

Tuesday, Mar 12, 2019 at 10:20 AM EDT

Pillsbury Flour Sold at Winn-Dixie, Publix Recalled Over Salmonella Fears

Pillsbury Flour Sold at Winn-Dixie, Publix Recalled Over Salmonella Fears

Hometown Food Company has recalled select Pillsbury Unbleached All Purpose Flour products because they may be contaminated with salmonella, NBC News reported. The flour products were sold at a limited number of...

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