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How Vocal ID Can Change the World for Non-Verbal People

We all have unique voices - with their pitches and their tones, they belong to us. But for Max Plansky, a Massachusetts teen who was diagnosed with cerebral palsy as an infant, the voice he uses is not... »

Mom of San Diego Teen Fighting Flesh-Eating Bacteria Says Thanks

The mother of a San Diego-area teenager fighting for his life against a flesh-eating bacteria thanked the community Tuesday for their support, saying the family was overwhelmed with the outpouring of love. »

UnitedHealth May Withdraw From Obamacare

Experts are divided over Thursday’s news that the No. 1 U.S. health insurer, UnitedHealth Group, might withdraw from health exchanges mandated by so-called Obamacare legislation, NBC News reported. The company... »

Award Continues Research on Heroin Vaccine

Recovering addicts may have a new tool helping them stay on track as a heroin vaccine enters a preclinical phase. The National Institutes of Health National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) awarded researchers... »

FDA Approves New, Boosted Flu Vaccine

The Food and Drug Administration approved a new type of flu vaccine called Fluad that uses a compound to help stimulate the patient’s immune system, NBC News reported. Fluad contains MF59, an adjuvant made out... »

Coke's Role in Anti-Obesity Group Revealed: Report

A nonprofit founded to combat obesity says the $1.5 million it received from Coke has no influence on its work. But emails obtained by The Associated Press show the world's largest beverage maker was... »

Pfizer, Allergan Merge in Biggest Drug Deal Ever

Pfizer and Allergan will join in a $160 billion deal to create the world's largest drugmaker. The transaction is valued at $363.63 per Allergan share. Allergan shareholders will receive 11.3 shares of... »

Will Nation's Top Health Insurer Kill Obamacare?

Thursday's news that the No. 1 U.S. health insurer, UnitedHealth Group, might withdraw from the health insurance exchanges mandated by so-called Obamacare legislation divided experts into two camps. »


'Together Facing Lung Cancer' Event

Fox Chase Cancer Center held its "Together Facing Lung Cancer" event Thursday night. NBC10's Denisse Nakano served as host. »