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California hiker with broken leg ate bugs to live

California hiker says he survived 6 days stranded with broken leg by eating crickets, moths

Wednesday - 07/16/2014, 07:01pm EDT

Second probe details more CDC anthrax lab problems

Second investigation details additional lapses at CDC lab after anthrax incident

Wednesday - 07/16/2014, 05:10pm EDT

States told to find way to clear Medicaid backlog

California among 6 states told to come up with a plan for clearing Medicaid backlog

Wednesday - 07/16/2014, 04:52pm EDT

Got a rash? iPad, other devices might be the cause

Got a rash? iPad, other electronic devices containing nickel might be the source, report says

Wednesday - 07/16/2014, 04:12pm EDT

Spoonfuls can lead to medicine errors, study finds

Spoonfuls don't help the medicine go down safely: They can lead to dosing mistakes, study says

Wednesday - 07/16/2014, 03:38pm EDT

New guidelines could help many pregnant workers

Stronger federal guidelines to protect pregnant workers could have broad consequences on jobs

Wednesday - 07/16/2014, 02:26pm EDT

Lush photos and flavors help teach budget cooking

New cookbook caters to people trying to eat healthy on a food stamp budget

Wednesday - 07/16/2014, 01:10pm EDT

New brain protein tied to Alzheimer's disease

Scientists tie new protein to Alzheimer's disease; may aid diagnosis, research on treatments

Wednesday - 07/16/2014, 12:54pm EDT

Audits show lapses NIH and CDC

The recent scare involving smallpox at the National Institutes of Health is indicative of a larger problem, according to audits obtained by USA TODAY.

Wednesday - 07/16/2014, 07:41am EDT

D.C. bucks U.S.'s sedentary trend

Washington, D.C., may also be the physical fitness capital of the nation.

Wednesday - 07/16/2014, 04:50am EDT

Missouri execution on hold after late stay granted

Stay granted in Missouri execution; appeals court will take up case Wednesday morning

Wednesday - 07/16/2014, 02:08am EDT

UCLA's Holiday retires due to head injuries

UCLA guard Lauren Holiday ends college basketball career because of repeated head injuries

Tuesday - 07/15/2014, 06:19pm EDT

A link between autism and pesticides

Dr. Drew, One Minute Clinic

Tuesday - 07/15/2014, 06:13pm EDT

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Getting sick from a simple hand shake: the hazards of shaking someone's hand

Dr. Drew, One Minute Clinic

Tuesday - 07/15/2014, 06:12pm EDT

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Washington state park closes over health scare

Kitsap County in Washington state closes lake park over norovirus-type health scare

Tuesday - 07/15/2014, 05:40pm EDT

FDA weighs cancer risk of fibroid removal devices

Cancer patients, families urge FDA to block fibroid removal technique that can spread cancer

Tuesday - 07/15/2014, 05:20pm EDT

Mosquitoes carrying West Nile virus detected in D.C. area

The 2014 West Nile virus season is underway in the D.C. region, and mosquitoes carrying the virus have been detected in Woodbridge, Virginia.

Tuesday - 07/15/2014, 08:27am EDT

US jails struggle with role as makeshift asylums

Deluged by mentally ill, US jails become asylums _ but churn of inmates complicates the job

Tuesday - 07/15/2014, 05:26am EDT

Udall: Problems with Gardner's birth control plan

Udall skeptical about rival's proposal to provide birth control pills without prescription

Tuesday - 07/15/2014, 05:20am EDT
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