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Auditor General Targets Gun Deaths in Pa.
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Auditor General Targets Gun Deaths in Pa.

Pennsylvania's auditor general is issuing a set of recommendations he says would help combat gun deaths and violence without requiring any changes to existing law. »

3 Premature Babies Die After NJ Hospital Infection Outbreak
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3 Premature Babies Die After NJ Hospital Infection Outbreak

Two premature babies who contracted a bacterial infection at a New Jersey hospital in the throes of an outbreak, died last week, officials say. It is the third death of a premature baby in Newark's University... »

US Goal to Be 'First' on Devices Worries Former Regulator

US Goal to Be 'First' on Devices Worries Former Regulator

Dr. Jeffrey Shuren was adamant: The United States would never cut corners to fast-track the approval of medical devices. "We don't use our people as guinea pigs in the U.S.," Shuren said, holding firm as... »

50K Women Killed by Partners, Family Last Year: UN Report

50K Women Killed by Partners, Family Last Year: UN Report

The United Nations' Office on Drugs and Crime says about 50,000 women around the world were killed last year by their "intimate partner" or a member of their family, NBC News reported. That means nearly... »

Gene-Edited Baby Claim by Chinese Scientist Sparks Outrage
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Gene-Edited Baby Claim by Chinese Scientist Sparks Outrage

Scientists and bioethics experts reacted with shock, anger and alarm Monday to a Chinese researcher's claim that he helped make the world's first genetically edited babies. He Jiankui of Southern University of... »

FDA Issues Warning About Kratom
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FDA Issues Warning About Kratom

The FDA is issuing a warning about Kratom, a popular herbal supplement often used to treat pain, anxiety and depression. NBC10 finds out why officials believe it's dangerous. »

How Many Kids Have Autism? US Government Measures 3 Ways

How Many Kids Have Autism? US Government Measures 3 Ways

How many American children have autism? The U.S. government answers that question at least three different ways and says the latest estimate — 1 in 40 kids — doesn't necessarily mean the numbers are rising. The... »

AP Investigation: Insulin Pumps Have High Number of Injuries

AP Investigation: Insulin Pumps Have High Number of Injuries

When Polly Varnado's 9-year-old daughter was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes, it didn't take long for the family to hear about insulin pumps. In September 2012, the girl picked out a purple one — her favorite... »

CDC Confirms 116 Cases of Polio-Like Paralysis

CDC Confirms 116 Cases of Polio-Like Paralysis

At least 116 people, mostly children, have been confirmed with the polio-like condition called acute flaccid myelitis, federal health officials said Monday. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention... »

Breast Implant Injuries Hidden as Patients' Questions Mount

Breast Implant Injuries Hidden as Patients' Questions Mount

To all the world, it looked like breast implants were safe. From 2008 to 2015, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration publicly reported 200 or so complaints annually — a tiny fraction of the hundreds of thousands... »

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