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Panel Moves to Strike Anti-Gay Phrase in Alabama Sex Ed Law

Panel Moves to Strike Anti-Gay Phrase in Alabama Sex Ed Law

Feb 14
Alabama lawmakers are moving to strike anti-gay language from the state's sex education law.

Opioid Makers Gave $10M to Advocacy Groups Amid Epidemic

Opioid Makers Gave $10M to Advocacy Groups Amid Epidemic

Feb 13
Companies selling some of the most lucrative prescription painkillers funneled millions of dollars to advocacy groups that in turn promoted the medications' use, according to a report released Monday by a U.S. senator.

Oregon Woman Has 14 Worms Pulled From Eye

Oregon Woman Has 14 Worms Pulled From Eye

Feb 13
An Oregon woman who had worms coming out of her eye is being called the first known human case of a parasitic infection spread by flies.

Watch: Why We Need a New Flu Vaccine Every Year

Watch: Why We Need a New Flu Vaccine Every Year

Feb 12
Flu viruses are quick-change artists, making it hard for our bodies to recognize and fend off the virus.

6 Steps Not to Get Sick at the Gym

6 Steps Not to Get Sick at the Gym

Feb 11
We all want to stay in shape this winter, but with that nasty flu making its way around, it's more important than ever to take precautions when at the gym, which can be a breeding ground for bacteria.

On Drug Costs, Modest Steps Follow Trump's Big Promises

On Drug Costs, Modest Steps Follow Trump's Big Promises

By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar And Matthew Perrone | Feb 11
President Donald Trump makes big promises to reduce prescription drug costs, but his administration is gravitating to relatively modest steps such as letting Medicare patients share in manufacturer rebates.

Flu Season Still Getting Worse; Now as Bad as 2009 Swine Flu

Flu Season Still Getting Worse; Now as Bad as 2009 Swine Flu

By Mike Stobbe | Feb 10
The flu has further tightened its grip on the U.S. This season is now as bad as the swine flu epidemic nine years ago.

Do You Have a Fetish? New Study Says 1 in 3 Say 'Yes'

Do You Have a Fetish? New Study Says 1 in 3 Say 'Yes'

Feb 9
If you're in a relationship, it's been revealed that there's a good chance your partner secretly wants to spice things up in the bedroom.

Insulin Quality Questions Has Some Experts Scrambling

Insulin Quality Questions Has Some Experts Scrambling

By Linda A. Johnson | Feb 9
Preliminary research suggesting that some diabetes patients may be injecting medicine that has partially disintegrated is causing concern even as serious questions are raised about the research itself.

Historic Gene Editing Study Moves Forward on 2nd Patient

Historic Gene Editing Study Moves Forward on 2nd Patient

By Marilynn Marchione | Feb 8
A second patient has been treated in a historic gene editing study in California, and no major side effects or safety issues have emerged from the first man's treatment nearly three months ago, doctors revealed Tuesday.

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