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CLEVELAND (AP) — The case of an 8-year-old third-grader weighing more than 200 pounds has renewed a debate on whether parents should lose custody if a child is severely obese. Roughly 2 million U.S. children are extremely obese — weighing...
CLEVELAND (AP) — The case of an 8-year-old boy taken from his family because he weighs more than 200 pounds (90 kilograms) has renewed a U.S. debate on whether parents should lose custody if a child is severely obese. The boy was removed from his...
World AIDS Day will be observed Thursday in St. Joseph and Elkhart counties of Indiana and Berrien County in Michigan. AIDS Ministries/AIDS Assist will host a candle-lighting memorial from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in offices in St. Joseph and Elkhart counties:...
Tags: AIDS, Diseases and Illnesses, Health, World AIDS Day, HIV
The federal Food and Drug Administration and a leading doctor are refuting claims by television show host Dr. Mehmet Oz that trace amounts of arsenic in many apple juice products pose a health risk. Oz said on his show on Tuesday that testing by a New...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal health authorities say a nationwide outbreak of listeria in cantaloupe is now responsible for 21 deaths and the number may continue to grow. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Friday reported new deaths...
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — Turkish pine nuts sold in bulk at Wegmans, an upscale grocery store chain, have been linked to a salmonella outbreak that sent two people to hospitals and sickened 40 others in five East Coast states and Arizona. Wegmans Food...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A European study concludes a few years of cellphone use did not raise children's risks of brain cancer. Repeated studies in adults have been reassuring, too, although an arm of the World Health Organization said this spring that...
Tags: Brain, Family, Medical Research, Human Body, Washington, DC
LONDON (AP) — A global vaccines group says it is working to buy shots to protect up to 2 million women and young girls in poor countries from cervical cancer. After a meeting in Bangladesh this week, the GAVI alliance said women and young girls...
LONDON (AP) — An international panel of experts says cellphones are possibly carcinogenic to humans after reviewing details from dozens of published studies. The statement was issued in Lyon, France, on Tuesday by the International Agency for...
Blackberries, smartphones, flip phones. Having a cell phone is now the norm. But constantly using that phone may have a negative effect on your health. The World Health Organization released a new study Tuesday, noting radiation from cell-phones may...
Tags: Surgery, Brain, Medical Research, Human Body, Neurosurgery
GENEVA (AP) — The World Health Organization has cautioned people against taking antibiotics if sickened by the E. coli outbreak that began in Germany last month. The U.N. health agency says anti-diarrhea medication also isn't recommended as it...
GENEVA (AP) — An American expert tasked with reviewing the World Health Organization's response to the swine flu outbreak says a more efficient way of sourcing vaccines is needed to prepare for future pandemics. Dr. Harvey Fineberg says rich...
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