Reporter : Jenna Iacurci

Emergency room

Health/Nutrition  26 March '14

1 in 25 infected when seeking medical treatment in hospitals

About 1 in 25 patients, or 4 percent, developed a hospital-acquired infection while seeking medical treatment in 2011, according to a study.

My Sweet Love / My Sweet Baby Cuddle Care Baby Doll

Health/Nutrition  26 March '14

Wal-Mart recalls dolls due to burn risk

Wal-Mart is recalling over 174,000 because of a potential burn risk to children.

Ashley Hebert and J.P. Rosenbaum

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'Bachelorette' alumna Ashley Hebert pregnant

Ashley Hebert and J.P. Rosenbaum, former "Bachelorette" stars, are expecting their first child.

Sprinkles Cupcakes ATM

Trending News  26 March '14

Sprinkles Cupcakes introduces 'ATM' to NYC

Sprinkles Cupcakes brought its cupcake ATM to the Manhattan area Tuesday, allowing cupcake enthusiasts to grab a sweet treat 24 hours a day, according to a New York Daily News report.

Four Loko

Health/Nutrition  25 March '14

Four Loko agrees to tweak marketing agenda

The maker of Four Loko has agreed to a series of reforms after allegations that their marketing strategy promoted binge and underage drinking.

Abusive relationships

Health/Nutrition  25 March '14

Does aggression in sports translate to violence at home?

Adolescent boys who played football, basketball or both were about two times more likely to have recently abused their girlfriends compared to other boys, according to a California study.

China pollution

Health/Nutrition  25 March '14

China's pollution problem worsens

China's industries grew astonishingly fast in 2013, and now they are putting "huge pressures" on the environment and causing air pollution to worsen, the country's pollution agency said Tuesday.

Protesters rally at Supreme Court steps in Washington March 25

Health/Nutrition  25 March '14

Hobby Lobby fighting U.S. Supreme Court on Obamacare contraception mandate

Hobby Lobby, a craft store chain, will argue to the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday that they do not have to comply with the Obamacare federal mandate that they include contraception in their employee health plans based on religious grounds.

Abortion

Health/Nutrition  25 March '14

UK hospitals burned aborted fetuses, used for heat

Aborted and miscarried babies were burned in Britain hospitals, which termed the bodies "clinical waste" and went so far as to heat their hospitals with them in some cases, according to a shocking report.

Obesity

Health/Nutrition  25 March '14

Bariatric surgery lowers women's risk for uterine cancer: study

Bariatric surgery lessens a woman's likelihood of contracting uterine cancer, according to new research.

Pregnancy

Health/Nutrition  25 March '14

Long-term stress linked to infertility in women

Infertility among women may be linked to long-term stress, a new study suggests.

Stacy Keibler

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George Clooney's ex Stacy Keibler pregnant with first child

George Clooney's ex-girlfriend Stacy Keibler is pregnant with her first child.

Virginia lawmakers debate over possible Medicaid expansion

Health/Nutrition  24 March '14

Virginia lawmakers debate over possible Medicaid expansion

Virginia's Democratic governor, Terry McAuliffe, and the state's House of Delegates debated Monday, the first of many discussions in a special legislative session, over Medicaid expansion.

Inhaler

Health/Nutrition  24 March '14

Mold exposure raises risk of adult asthma

Mold exposure in the home raises the risk of asthma in middle-aged adults, according to an Australian study.

Facebook

Trending News  24 March '14

Sixth-grader wins $70,000 settlement after school demanded her Facebook password

A sixth-grader won a $70,000 settlement after her school demanded her Facebook password.

Exercise

Health/Nutrition  24 March '14

Unique fusion fitness classes can be efficient and effective

Fusion fitness classes, which have gained popularity in the fitness world for being short, intense workouts, can be both efficient and effective.

Paul Walker

Trending News  24 March '14

Paul Walker's 'Fast & Furious 7' character recreated with CGI and body doubles

Paul Walker's "Fast & Furious 7" character will be recreated using computer-generated imaging (CGI) and body doubles.

Kids' activity level mimics moms'

Health/Nutrition  24 March '14

Kids' activity level mimics moms'

The amount of physical activity mothers engage in is linked to the activity levels of their kids, according to a new study.

Obamacare

Health/Nutrition  24 March '14

U.S. government extends Obamacare enrollment deadline for some

The Obama administration is extending the health coverage enrollment period for Obamacare, allowing people under certain circumstances to sign up after the March 31 deadline, according to official government sources.

Alyssa Milano expecting second child

Trending News  22 March '14

Alyssa Milano expecting second child

Alyssa Milano is expecting her second child with husband David Bugliari, the couple revealed Friday.

Adult day care reduces stress for dementia patient caregivers

Health/Nutrition  22 March '14

Adult day care reduces stress for dementia patient caregivers

Caregivers can greatly reduce their stress by regularly using adult day care for the dementia patients they look after, a new study suggests.

More U.S. breast cancer deaths in blacks than whites

Health/Nutrition  22 March '14

Breast cancer deaths higher in black women than white women in U.S.

Over the last 20 years, the drop in U.S. breast cancer deaths has been far greater for whites than blacks, according to a new analysis.

Humans can sniff out at least one trillion different odors

Health/Nutrition  21 March '14

Humans can sniff out at least 1 trillion different odors

Humans are able to distinguish between at least 1 trillion different odors, according to a recent study by Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) scientists looking to test the theory that humans can only discriminate between 10,000 odors.

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