Deadly new pig virus could pose threat to humans

Researchers say they have identified a new pig virus that could be a threat to humans. The virus was able to find its way into laboratory-cultured cells of people and other species, a discovery that raises concerns about how a potential outbreak could affect humans. CBS Pittsburgh station KDKA reports researchers at The Ohio State University and Utrecht More...

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By admin On Tuesday, May 15th, 2018
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Certain type of jobs may shorten your life

As if their work wasn’t already tough enough, new research suggests that men in physically taxing jobs may be at risk of an early death. The increase in risk can be as high as 18 percent beyond that of a typical More...

By admin On Tuesday, May 15th, 2018
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Desperate man offers unusual exchange for liver transplant

When Verlon Robinson found out that his wife of 25 years needed a liver transplant, he decided he would do anything to help her get one. In a plea on Facebook, Robinson offered his 2004 Dodge pickup truck to anyone More...

By admin On Sunday, May 13th, 2018
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LA doctors using high-tech to learn how to save young lives

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DNA of every baby born in California is stored. Who has access to it?

SAN FRANCISCO — You probably know where your Social Security card, birth certificate and other sensitive information is being stored, but what about your genetic material? If you or your child was born in More...

By admin On Saturday, May 12th, 2018
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Trump's plan to bring down drug prices takes small steps

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s long-promised plan to bring down drug prices would mostly spare the pharmaceutical industry he previously accused of “getting away with murder.” Instead More...

By admin On Saturday, May 12th, 2018
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Milestone for man who helped save 2 million babies

James Harrison has donated blood for 60 years, but unlike most donors, his blood contains a precious antibody that is used to make a lifesaving medication called Anti-D. The medicine is given to mothers whose More...

By admin On Friday, May 11th, 2018
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Once again, EPA considers ban on deadly paint stripper chemical

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The top-rated sunscreens of 2018

As the weather finally warms up, Consumer Reports has released its annual report on the best sunscreens to protect you and your family this summer. The report rated 73 lotions, sprays, and sticks for effectiveness More...

By admin On Thursday, May 10th, 2018
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“It has the potential to kill people”: Thousands face eviction from nursing homes

BATON ROUGE, La. — In Louisiana, tens of thousands of elderly and disabled people could soon lose their Medicaid benefits because the state faces a budget shortfall of more than $ 500 million. Eviction More...