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NEW YORK (AP) — A 'superbug' fungus is emerging as a new menace in U.S. hospitals, mostly in New York and New Jersey. First identified in Japan in 2009, the fungus has spread to more than a dozen countries around the globe. The oldest of the 66 cases rep
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Environmental groups in Ohio and Michigan sued the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Tuesday, accusing it of dragging its feet on protecting Lake Erie from harmful algae that have fouled drinking water supplies in recent years.
One mother in Canada is taking the heartbreak of losing her son to a fentanyl overdose and turning it into a poignant PSA on the dangers of the synthetic opioid. In a Facebook post, Sherri Kent shared a photo of her holding her dying 22-year-old son, Mic
Have an upset stomach? A new study suggests that chili peppers and perhaps a pot brownie might help. It may sound bizarre, but researchers at the University of Connecticut found that a chemical in chili peppers played a role in the calming the gut, at le
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — U.S. regulators are warning consumers to avoid 65 bogus products hawked on the internet with false claims that they can cure, treat, diagnose or prevent cancer. The Food and Drug Administration says these products , mostly sold on we
An artificial womb that could someday sustain extremely prematurely born infants has managed to keep baby sheep alive for four weeks. The womb, called a “biobag,” is a plastic bag filled with fluid to mimic the conditions inside of a uterus. A baby born
A Melbourne man claims to have almost been killed from food poisoning caused by a chicken parmigiana. Liam Steel told Seven News he had consumed a potentially deadly meal at a Doncaster restaurant hours before he began to feel ill. The 19-year-old’s fath
The opioid epidemic may be leading to a rise in cases of what's normally a rare eye infection, according to a report from an eye treatment center in New England. From 2014 to 2016, health care providers at the center saw 10 patients with an eye infection
The human brain evolved to have two halves — and a new review of previous research suggests that this dual design may confer special benefits. Scientists have long known that the differnt halves of human brains perform different functions. For example, t
Young adults who are heavy social drinkers may think they have a "tolerance" that lets them drink alcohol without it impairing their coordination, but a new study shows otherwise. The researchers found that after people who had been heavy...
WASHINGTON – Counting down to a budget deadline, the White House has toyed with a hardball health care tactic to force Democrats to yield on President Donald Trump's priorities. The administration just might eliminate billions of dollars in disputed...
A hunter who believed he had taken down a pair of turkeys set out to find the birds, only to discover his brother and friend wounded on the ground. Kenneth Dienst, who was out hunting with the victims on the opening day of turkey season in Kansas, accide
WASHINGTON (AP) — Researchers are creating an artificial womb to improve care for extremely premature babies — and animal testing suggests the first-of-its-kind watery incubation so closely mimics mom that it just might work. Children's Hospital of Phila
A Utah man who was initially denied a lung transplant after a hospital found traces of marijuana in his system died on Saturday, in the Pennsylvania hospital that agreed to accept his case. Riley Hancey, 20, was recovering from a double lung transplant a
WFSP Foods LLC. is recalling approximately 42,147 pounds of ready-to-eat chicken breast products due to undercooking, resulting in the potential survival of bacterial pathogens in the products, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspect
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