Health

(Undated) -- The sense of smell appears to be a great indicator of one's overall health. New research shows that when older people lose their sense of smell, they're one step closer to death's door. A study of three-thousand people between the ages of 57 and 85 showed nearly...
(Undated) -- October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The annual campaign is meant to increase awareness of the disease, and to stress the importance of early detection. The CDC notes breast cancer is the second-most-commonly diagnosed cancer among women, behind only skin...
(Undated) -- The CDC Director says Ebola will be kept under control in the U.S. after a patient in Dallas tested positive for the disease. Doctor Thomas Frieden tells NBC's "Today" the disease only spreads through physical contact, so there's only a handful of people whose...
(Undated) -- The fight to contain Ebola is making big gains in Africa. American and international health officials say outbreaks in Nigeria and Senegal have been contained. It's a welcome development as fears grow that the deadly virus could spread out of control across the...
(Dallas, TX) -- The ambulance and the emergency crew that transported an Ebola patient in Dallas, are now in isolation. Norman Seals with Dallas Fire and Rescue says the EMS crew will be quarantined for several days. Mayor Mike Rawlings says both emergency medical services crew...
(Undated) -- Researchers say a compound found in a basic ingredient of beer can be good for the brain. An Oregon State University study shows a flavonoid found in hops could slow down memory degradation in humans and animals. The study suggests the compound could be used to...
(Undated) -- A new study shows that 50-million Americans are not accessing primary care causing more visits to the emergency room. Researchers from the UnitedHealth Center for reform and modernization have found that an estimated 70-percent of ER visits are for non-emergency...
(Undated) -- Johnson & Johnson is buying up private drug developer Alios BioPharma for just under two-billion dollars. Johnson has recently focused efforts on developing treatments for infectious diseases. Alios is developing an experimental drug to treat infants with a...
(Washington, DC) -- Opponents of Obamacare are scoring a victory. Tuesday, a federal judge in Oklahoma ruled that tax subsidies created under the Affordable Care Act are unlawful. U.S. District Judge Ronald White found the IRS rule that set up the tax-credit subsidies was "an...