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"Superbug" Patient to Sue Maker of Device: Lawyer

An 18-year-old student now hospitalized with a "superbug" infection at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center will sue the maker of the hard-to-clean medical instruments linked to six other infections and two deaths,... »

Killer Virus Discovered in Kansas

Scientists have stumbled upon a never-before-seen virus that apparently killed a man in Kansas last year, NBC News reported Friday. »

Frigid Temps Raise Frostbite, Hypothermia Concerns

Dangerous cold has arrived and that means you can be at risk for serious medical conditions. »


Cold Concerns for Children Headed to School

Find out why some children may be more susceptible to breathing problems when the temperature drops. »


New Sterilization Rules Combat "Superbug" Infections: Doctors

New procedures for cleaning a medical device used in some exams will prevent the "superbug" from spreading to anyone else after it led to two deaths and six other infections, doctors and administrators at Ronald... »

NJ Lawmakers Consider Mandating Hospital Nurse-to-Patient Ratios

New Jersey lawmakers are considering a measure to regulate the minimum "nurse-to-patient" ratio at hospitals in the state. »


ER Doctor's Cold Warning

The bitter cold weather can really take its toll on people's health. NBC10's Doug Shimell talked to an emergency room doctor who says that even breathing in the frigid air can be dangerous. »

Modified Immune Cells Show Promise in Treating Brain Cancer

Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania have developed a personalized immune therapy that redirects T cells to seek and destroy a type of glioblastoma, or brain tumor. »


FDA Warning: Traces of Peanuts Found in Cumin

Hundreds of products are being pulled from store shelves after traces of peanut were found in cumin spice — a life-threatening danger to some people with peanut allergies. »

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