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FDA Says It Will Overhaul Criticized Medical Device System

FDA Says It Will Overhaul Criticized Medical Device System

U.S. health officials said Monday they plan to overhaul the nation's decades-old system for approving most medical devices, which has long been criticized by experts for failing to catch problems with risky... »

First Gene-Edited Babies Claimed in China
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First Gene-Edited Babies Claimed in China

A Chinese researcher claims that he helped make the world's first genetically edited babies — twin girls born this month whose DNA he said he altered with a powerful new tool capable of rewriting the very... »

Officer Introducing Parents to Items Teens Use to Hide Drugs
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Officer Introducing Parents to Items Teens Use to Hide Drugs

The Mock Teen Bedroom push is being led by Officer Beth Sanborn of the Lower Gwynedd Police Department. The event sheds a light on ordinary items that teens might use to deceive parents and teachers. »

Thanksgiving Is the Worst Day of the Year for Home Fires
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Thanksgiving Is the Worst Day of the Year for Home Fires

Pay close attention while prepping your turkey and exercise extreme care when setting up your holiday decorations. Statistically, you'll be playing with fire. There are more in-home fires during the holiday... »

Local Woman Shares Story to 'Lock Up Lung Cancer'
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Local Woman Shares Story to 'Lock Up Lung Cancer'

 Ashley Murosky is sharing her will to live in a new lung cancer awareness ad campaign. »

Spinal-Cord Stimulators Help Some Patients, Injure Others

Spinal-Cord Stimulators Help Some Patients, Injure Others

Desperate for relief after years of agony, Jim Taft listened intently as his pain management doctor described a medical device that could change his life. It wouldn't fix the nerve damage in his mangled... »

Experts Study Long-Term Impact of Bad Air From Calif. Fires
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Experts Study Long-Term Impact of Bad Air From Calif. Fires

Wind and rain arrived in Northern California this week, providing welcome relief to a region buffeted by the state's deadliest wildfire and then besieged for nearly two weeks by a dome of thick, noxious... »

Miss America’s Outstanding Teen Encourages Organ Donation
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Miss America’s Outstanding Teen Encourages Organ Donation

Miss America’s Outstanding Teen winner, London Hibbs, is here to encourage young people to consider being organ donors. Dr. Jamie Wells, director of medicine at the American Council on Science and Health... »

Do Not Eat Any Romaine Lettuce: Health Officials
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Do Not Eat Any Romaine Lettuce: Health Officials

Health officials in the U.S. and Canada are urging people to stay away from all romaine lettuce and products after 32 people in 11 states were sickened by an E. coli outbreak. »

Limiting Screen Time for Kids Is Harder Than It Looks
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Limiting Screen Time for Kids Is Harder Than It Looks

It is Saturday morning, and 10-year-old Henry Hailey is up at the crack of dawn. Still in PJs, his microphone-equipped headphones glowing blue in the dim basement, he fixates on the popular online game... »

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