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New Warning About CDIFF Superbug

February 26, 2015 | Videos | Comments

Dr. Richard Besser discusses the CDC report saying the bug is responsible for nearly 29,000 deaths in the U.S. every year.

Could Germs Be Hiding in Store Makeup-Testers?

February 19, 2015 8:59 am Videos Comments

"GMA" contributor Becky Worley went undercover to see how clean free makeup testers really are.

Chemical Spray Tans May Pose Health Risk

February 18, 2015 8:39 am Videos Comments

Could misuse of the popular beauty treatment have impact on your health?


Study: Menopause Could Last Up to 14 Years

February 17, 2015 8:52 am Videos Comments

A new study by JAMA Internal Medicine reveals women going through menopause may have symptoms that last over a decade.


Rand Paul Clarifies Controversial Vaccine Quote

February 13, 2015 8:51 am Videos Comments

Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., explains what he was trying to convey recently when he was quoted as saying "I've heard of many tragic cases of walking, talking, normal children who wound up with profound mental disorders after vaccines."


7-Year-Old Leukemia Survivor Makes Plea for Vaccinations

February 13, 2015 8:37 am Videos Comments

Rhett Krawitt made a plea to keep unvaccinated kids out of schools, as California considers state legislation to abolish personal-belief exemptions.


Are Health Companies Unprepared for Hack Attacks?

February 12, 2015 8:55 am Videos Comments

The hacking attack that claimed information on 80 million Anthem customers is raising concerns on health companies' security preparedness.


Why Hackers Target Health Providers like Anthem Insurance

February 11, 2015 8:48 am Videos Comments

There are new questions about whether Anthem Insurance did enough to protect customers' date from cyber thieves. Chinese hackers may be behind the company's massive security breach that will affect tens of millions.


HPV Vaccine Not Linked to Increase in Unsafe Sex

February 10, 2015 8:44 am Videos Comments

Researchers at Harvard found that young women who received the vaccine did not engage in more, and riskier, sex.                       


The Future of Genetic Medicine

February 3, 2015 1:46 pm Videos Comments

With a growing understanding of the human genome, doctors may be able to identify diseases earlier. J. Craig Venter talks about using DNA to determine genetic predispositions.             


Herbal Supplements Crackdown: Some Brands May Be Misleading

February 3, 2015 1:25 pm Videos Comments

An investigation by the New York State Attorney General's office alleges some store brands failed ingredient tests.                       


Muscular Moves Toward Custom Medicine

January 29, 2015 10:32 am Videos Comments

Scientists at Duke University say they’ve created the first lab-grown human skeletal muscles that contract in response to electrical and other stimuli.                 


New Link Between Household Chemicals and Early Menopause

January 29, 2015 10:22 am Videos Comments

Researchers say that common household chemicals found in cosmetics and plastics could accelerate menopause in women by up to four years.                    


More Kids Get Vaccinated Amid Measles Outbreak Fears

January 28, 2015 8:35 am Videos Comments

Illinois health officials are looking into whether a case of measles can be traced to Disneyland. So far, at least 88 people in eight states have been infected.               


How to Stay Healthy During the Measles Outbreak

January 26, 2015 11:22 am Videos Comments

State officials are working to stem the spread of a measles outbreak that began in California. Vanderbilt University’s Dr. William Schaffner discusses ways to protect your health.            


Debunking Flu Myths

January 26, 2015 9:09 am Videos Comments

Dr. Sanjay Gupta dismisses the idea that you can get the flu from the flu shot or from being outside in cold weather.                       


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