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Friday, Aug 31, 2018 at 07:28 AM EDT

Cheese and Yogurt Help Protect Against Dying, Study Finds

Cheese and Yogurt Help Protect Against Dying, Study Finds

Eating dairy products, especially cheese and yogurt, is linked with a lower mortality rate, according to a new study reviewed by NBC News. Consuming any dairy was associated a 2 percent lower risk of death...

Friday, Aug 31, 2018 at 04:18 PM EDT

2 Additional Legionnaires' Disease Cases Confirmed in NH

2 Additional Legionnaires' Disease Cases Confirmed in NH

Public health authorities in New Hampshire now say 14 people have been identified with Legionnaire's disease and at least one person has died.

Thursday, Aug 30, 2018 at 06:56 PM EDT

Stretching Found to Reduce Tumor Growth in Mice

Stretching Found to Reduce Tumor Growth in Mice

A study at Brigham and Women's Hospital has found that stretching may help the body fight cancer.

Thursday, Aug 30, 2018 at 04:24 PM EDT

Texas Nurse Fired Over Post About Young Measles Patient

Texas Nurse Fired Over Post About Young Measles Patient

A Houston nurse who posted protected health information about a young patient with measles to a Facebook page related to the anti-vaccine movement is no longer employed at Texas Children’s Hospital, the facility...

Thursday, Aug 30, 2018 at 11:28 PM EDT

12 Legionnaires' Cases, Including 1 Death, Reported in NH

12 Legionnaires' Cases, Including 1 Death, Reported in NH

Officials in New Hampshire say there have been 12 confirmed cases, including one resulting in a death, of Legionnaires' disease near Hampton Beach. One elderly adult died from pneumonia associated with the...

Thursday, Aug 30, 2018 at 11:09 AM EDT

Hundreds of Nasal Products for Kids, Adults Recalled

Hundreds of Nasal Products for Kids, Adults Recalled

An over-the-counter health and beauty product manufacturer supplying medicines to retailers across the country has expanded its voluntary nasal product recall to include all nasal products and baby oral gels --...

Thursday, Aug 30, 2018 at 10:54 AM EDT

Rubber Critter Toys Recalled for Excessive Lead Paint Levels

Rubber Critter Toys Recalled for Excessive Lead Paint Levels

Tens of thousands of rubber critter toys in the shapes of animals are being recalled for excessive lead levels in their orange and yellow paint. BSN Sports sold the 31,200 units nationally through catalogues...

Wednesday, Aug 29, 2018 at 11:05 AM EDT

Legal Marijuana Industry Tries to Shake 'Stoner' Stereotypes

Legal Marijuana Industry Tries to Shake 'Stoner' Stereotypes

Michelle Janikian, who writes about marijuana for publications like Herb, Playboy and Rolling Stone, says after she tells someone what she does for a living, she usually spends the rest of the conversation...

Tuesday, Aug 28, 2018 at 07:06 PM EDT

Sleep-Inducing Massage Tackles Insomnia

Sleep-Inducing Massage Tackles Insomnia

If you've tried everything and can't fall asleep, a special type of massage could be the answer.

Tuesday, Aug 28, 2018 at 01:35 PM EDT

STDs Set New Record, Continuing Rapid Rise in US, CDC Says

STDs Set New Record, Continuing Rapid Rise in US, CDC Says

Nearly 2.3 million cases of chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis were diagnosed in the United States last year, far more than the STD record set in 2016, NBC News reported. The new data come from the Centers...

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