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McDonald's to Use Chicken Without Certain Antibiotics

McDonald's says it plans to start using chicken raised without antibiotics important to human medicine and milk from cows that are not treated with the artificial growth hormone rbST. The company, based in... »

Plague-Carrying Flea Found on NYC Rats: Study

The type of flea that spread the bubonic plague across Europe in the 1300s, killing millions of people, lives in NYC, according to a study published in a medical journal. Cornell University researchers... »

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Jahi's Family Alleges Medical Negligence

A little more than a year after a then-13-year-old Oakland girl was declared brain dead, Jahi McMath's family filed a lawsuit Tuesday against UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland, where she received surgery... »

Local ALS Sufferers Helped by Ice Bucket Challenge

Six months after the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge took the nation by storm, local ALS sufferers are benefiting from the money raised. »

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Thousands of Bassinets, Cradles Recalled Due to Suffocation Risk

Fall and suffocation hazards prompted the recall of thousands of two-in-one bassinets. Dream on Me recalled nearly 13,000 two-in-one bassinet to cradle products after learning that the wire supports on the sides... »

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ACLU Sues NJ Over Ebola Documents

The American Civil Liberties Union has sued the state to get documents related to how the Christie administration developed its policies and protocols for handling Ebola. »

Health Officials Perplexed by Vaccination Skeptics

Certain that they are right, struggling to find ways to get their message across, public health officials are exasperated by their inability to persuade more U.S. parents to vaccinate their children. »

Doctors Use New 3-D Tech to Prepare for Brain Surgery

A breakthrough technology called Surgical Theater is allowing brain surgeons at UCLA’s Neurosurgery Center, for the first time, to look inside the heads of their patients before they go under the knife. Doctors... »

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Dallas Nurse Who Survived Ebola Sues Hospital

A 26-year-old nurse who contracted Ebola while caring for the first person in the U.S. diagnosed with the deadly disease has filed a lawsuit against the parent company of the Dallas hospital where she worked.... »

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