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Smelling Your Food Makes You Fat: UC Berkeley Study

Smelling Your Food Makes You Fat: UC Berkeley Study

The university compared three types of mice: those without the ability to smell, those with and those that had a boosted sense of smell.Photo Credit: Getty Images This story uses functionality that may not work in our [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]

Tuberculosis Scare at Vallejo 24 Hour Fitness Gym

Patrons at 24 Hour Fitness gym in Vallejo are on edge after a member tested positive for tuberculosis.Photo Credit: NBC Bay Area [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

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

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]

Seniors Concerned Health Care Plan is ‘Age Tax’

Seniors Concerned Health Care Plan is 'Age Tax'

A Senate Republican proposal to replace the Affordable Care Act aims to reduce funding for Medicaid, the single largest source of health care coverage in the United States.Organizations like AARP are concerned...Photo [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]

Hummus Sold At Wal-Mart, Target Recalled for Listeria Risk

Hummus Sold At Wal-Mart, Target Recalled for Listeria Risk

A brand of pine nut hummus sold at major retailers including Wal-Mart and Target has been recalled by its manufacturer because it may be contaminated with listeria.House of Thaller, which is based in...Photo Credit: US [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]

Women Keep Dressing Like ‘Handmaids’ at Statehouses

Women Keep Dressing Like ‘Handmaids’ at Statehouses

Women across the country are using creative methods to get their message on reproductive rights to their local and state legislative bodies by channeling the characters from the dystopian novel, "The Handmaid's...Photo [Read entire story]

FDA Wants To Stop Pharma From ‘Gaming’ Generic Drug System

FDA Wants To Stop Pharma From 'Gaming' Generic Drug System

The Food and Drug Administration is trying to stop pharmaceutical companies from "gaming" the system by blocking or delaying generic competition, Reuters reported.The agency plans a public meeting on July...Photo Credit: [Read entire story]

Namaste: It’s International Yoga Day

Namaste: It's International Yoga Day

June 21 is the third annual International Yoga Day, which thousands of yogis across the world marked at mass gatherings. It's estimated that over 36 million Americans practice yoga annually, spending more... [Read entire story]

Laundry Pods Can Be Fatal for Adults With Dementia

Laundry Pods Can Be Fatal for Adults With Dementia

Within the past five years, six adults with cognitive impairment have died from ingesting brightly colored laundry detergent pods. During the same time, two children died from doing the same.According to...Photo Credit: [Read entire story]

App for Air Pollution Could Make City Living a Lot Safer

App for Air Pollution Could Make City Living a Lot Safer

Out of a pollution study an app, that can pinpoint pollution hot spots block by block, is being developed for city dwellers, reported NBC News. A study suggests that it might be possible for local authorities...Photo [Read entire story]

Study Finds Traces of Lead in Some Baby Foods

Study Finds Traces of Lead in Some Baby Foods

A startling new report finds detectable levels of lead in baby food, a finding that may concern parents. But experts say it's important to stay vigilant about bigger sources of lead poisoning in...Photo Credit: NBC [Read entire story]

GOP Health Care Law Could Cost Nearly 1 Million Jobs: Report

The American Health Care Act, the GOP’s answer to Obamacare, could end up costing the U.S. economy close to 1 million jobs, researchers predicted Wednesday.If the bill passes, it would initially boost jobs and...Photo [Read entire story]