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Plunging Sperm Counts Called a ‘Major Public Health’ Crisis

Plunging Sperm Counts Called a 'Major Public Health' Crisis

A recent meta-analysis found a 40-year decline in sperm count in a large sample of men across North America, Europe, Australia and New Zealand, NBC News reported.Researchers from the Hebrew University...Photo Credit: [Read entire story]

Chipotle Says Norovirus Outbreak Due to Lax Sick Policy

Chipotle Mexican Grill said Tuesday that the recent norovirus outbreak in a Virginia restaurant was due to a lax enforcement of the company's sick policy, CNBC reported."We conducted a thorough investigation...Photo [Read entire story]

6 Health Benefits of Owning a Pet

6 Health Benefits of Owning a Pet

Cute puppies and furry cats make great additions to the family, and they can even help boost their owners' health. Studies show that animals can help people make healthy choices and lead positive lifestyles.Photo Credit: [Read entire story]

Twins Born Conjoined at the Heart

Twins Born Conjoined at the Heart

Twin baby girls Paisleigh and Paislyn Martinez were born conjoined at the chest, with their hearts fused together. Doctors from University of Minnesota Masonic Children's Hospital used groundbreaking technology... [Read entire story]

Texas Coffee Recalled for Viagra-Like Ingredient

Coffee from a North Texas company was recently recalled for containing an ingredient similar to the drug in Viagra, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said.Bestherbs Coffee LLC, in Grand Prairie...Photo Credit: FDA [Read entire story]

Connecticut Doctor Arrested While Feds Search for Other in Major Health Fraud Scheme

Connecticut Doctor Arrested While Feds Search for Other in Major Health Fraud Scheme

One Connecticut doctor has been arrested and federal officials are searching for another in connection with an investigation that authorities are calling the largest health care fraud enforcement action by...Photo [Read entire story]

Major Health Care Changes in the Senate GOP Bill

Major Health Care Changes in the Senate GOP Bill

Senate Republican leaders released a new version of their health care bill on Thursday and they hope to vote on it as soon as next week. Here’s what you need to know about how it would affect your health...Photo [Read entire story]

Dayton Hospital Calls on Volunteers to Cuddle Opioid Babies

Dayton Hospital Calls on Volunteers to Cuddle Opioid Babies

As the opioid epidemic grips Ohio, one Dayton hospital is making sure their youngest victims are in good hands. Each year, the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Miami Valley Hospital see an average of 90... [Read entire story]

Actor’s Death Spotlights Risk in Detoxing Alone

Actor’s Death Spotlights Risk in Detoxing Alone

Actor Nelsan Ellis, best known for his role as Lafayette Reynolds on the HBO series "True Blood," died suddenly this week at the age of 39. The actor struggled with drug and alcohol abuse for many years,...Photo Credit: [Read entire story]

Actor’s Death Spotlights Risk in Detoxing Alone

Actor Nelsan Ellis, best known for his role as Lafayette Reynolds on the HBO series "True Blood," died suddenly this week at the age of 39. The actor struggled with drug and alcohol abuse for many years,...Photo Credit: [Read entire story]

Insurer Profits Up Under Obamacare: Report

Insurer Profits Up Under Obamacare: Report

Insurer profits are up this year in Obamacare’s individual exchanges, according to a new report by the nonpartisan Kaiser Family Foundation.NBC News reports the analysis found insurance companies are paying a...Photo [Read entire story]

Got Chocolate Milk? San Francisco Schools Say No

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Marrow Recipient Meets Her Donor

Marrow Recipient Meets Her Donor

Trish Tran, a 14-year-old Sacramento girl, was able to meet the man who saved her life. Trish was diagnosed with Aplastic Anemia in May 2015 and needed a marrow donor. Her need was fulfilled thanks to Conrado...Photo [Read entire story]

Preterm Birth Rates Have Increased in the U.S.

Preterm Birth Rates Have Increased in the U.S.

Almost 10 percent of newborn babies in the United States are born premature according to a new report released Friday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, NBC News reported.Photo Credit: AP [Read entire story]

New CBO Report Finds Deep Medicaid Cuts in GOP Bill

New CBO Report Finds Deep Medicaid Cuts in GOP Bill

The Senate health care bill’s Medicaid cuts would grow even deeper after a decade, according to a new report Thursday by the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office, leaving more people without coverage...Photo Credit: [Read entire story]

New CBO Report Finds Deep Medicaid Cuts in GOP Bill

The Senate health care bill’s Medicaid cuts would grow even deeper after a decade, according to a new report Thursday by the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office, leaving more people without coverage...Photo Credit: [Read entire story]

GOP Health Care Bill Could Raise Premiums 74 Percent: Study

GOP Health Care Bill Could Raise Premiums 74 Percent: Study

Health care premiums could rise 74 percent for the average customer under the Republican Senate health care bill, according to a new report.Older and low-income Americans could face the highest increases...Photo Credit: [Read entire story]

Hot Car Deaths: Scientists Detail Why Parents Forget

Hot Car Deaths: Scientists Detail Why Parents Forget

Neuroscientists at the University of South Florida have taken a deep dive into the psychological and biological science behind the "Forgotten Baby Syndrome," NBC News reported.Photo Credit: Getty Images [Read entire story]

Medical Groups Hate the ‘Heartless’ Senate Health Care Plan

Medical Groups Hate the 'Heartless' Senate Health Care Plan

Both versions of the Republican plan to fix the American health care system would make things worse, not better, according to groups that represent a variety of physicians.NBC News reported that pediatrician...Photo [Read entire story]

5 Key Issues to Look for in the Senate Health Care Bill

5 Key Issues to Look for in the Senate Health Care Bill

With Senate Republican leaders expected to release details of their health care bill in a 9:30 a.m. meeting Thursday, NBC News rounded up five big issues that are at the heart of the proposed legislation.Photo Credit: J. [Read entire story]