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Heartburn pills linked to increased risk of kidney disease

Mon, 01/11/2016 - 12:50pm
People who take popular heartburn pills known as proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) may be more likely to develop chronic kidney disease than individuals who don't use these drugs, a study suggests.
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Woman makes plea for blood donor as friend fights for her life in Thailand

Mon, 01/11/2016 - 12:09pm
The friend of a British college graduate has made an online plea for anyone with a rare blood type to come forward as her friend fights for her life in a Thailand hospital.
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Two other tropical diseases pose new threats after Ebola outbreak

Mon, 01/11/2016 - 11:39am
A little-known bacterial disease may be killing as many people worldwide as measles, scientists said on Monday, while a mosquito-borne virus known as Zika is also raising global alarm.
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Woman left blind in one eye after botched anti-aging procedure

Mon, 01/11/2016 - 10:29am
A Chinese woman seeking an anti-aging injection has been left blind in one eye after the procedure cause an obstruction in her retinal artery.
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Photo of Mark Zuckerberg getting daughter vaccinated spurs online debate

Mon, 01/11/2016 - 10:20am
A photo of Mark Zuckerberg and his baby daughter that the Facebook founder and CEO posted on his page Friday has gone viral and spurred another online debate about vaccines.
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Powerball jackpot hits $1.3 billion: The psychology of compulsive gambling

Mon, 01/11/2016 - 10:15am
There may well turn out to be a neurological or even genetic reason that helps explain why compulsive gamblers can’t seem to resist visiting casinos, buying lottery tickets or staying glued to Internet gaming sites. Dr. Keith discusses
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Condition causes toddler's brain to grow into nose

Mon, 01/11/2016 - 9:49am
The mother of a toddler with a rare condition that causes his brain to grow through a crack in his skull is hopeful that her son, now 21 months old, will live a normal life after other people advised her to abort him before he was born.
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Drama between wife, mother-in-law at center of most family rifts

Mon, 01/11/2016 - 8:48am
The Bible says, “Therefore shall a man leave his father and his mother, and shall cleave unto his wife.”
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Drugmakers raise prices despite criticism

Mon, 01/11/2016 - 8:42am
Drugmakers didn’t let up on price increases with the start of a new year, demonstrating the industry’s pricing power in the face of mounting criticisms of prescription costs in the U.S. Pfizer Inc., Amgen Inc., Allergan PLC, Horizon Pharma PLC and others have raised U.S. prices for dozens of branded drugs since late December, with many of the increases between 9% and 10%, according to equity analysts.
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Secondhand smoke hits almost half of teens who don't smoke

Mon, 01/11/2016 - 8:38am
Even though fewer U.S. teens are smoking, secondhand smoke remains a big problem for them, a government study found.
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The best way to wean yourself off sugar

Mon, 01/11/2016 - 6:00am
What better way to jump on the "get healthy" New Year's bandwagon than cutting way down on sugar?
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Vietnam veteran brings marathons to her classroom

Mon, 01/11/2016 - 6:00am
Many athletes find satisfaction in running through the finish line but Vietnam veteran Paula Steinbach, 60, finds comfort in running through the past.
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Utah fears thousands infected in hepatitis C outbreak after exposure to hospital nurse

Sun, 01/10/2016 - 3:05pm
More than 7,000 patients at a Utah hospital were potentially exposed to an “outbreak” of hepatitis C after coming into contact with an infected former nurse – But less than half have come in for free testing to find out if they have the disease.
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Response from KIND Snacks

Sun, 01/10/2016 - 1:11pm
Below is the response from KIND Snacks regarding a previous segment from 'Sunday Housecall': ·         This past March, KIND received a warning letter from the FDA.
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