Health

(Undated) -- British drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline is seeking approval for the world's first malaria vaccine. The drug would be used to immunize children against the often deadly disease. Malaria kills more than 600-thousand people a year, mostly babies in the poorest parts of sub-...
(Undated) -- A new study says dogs can feel jealousy, although at a more basic level than people do. Researchers at the University of California studied puppies that were confronted with rivals for their owners' attention, in the form of stuffed animals. Researchers found that...
(Undated) -- More than ten-million Americans are no longer uninsured. A new study finds a ten-point-three million decline in the number of people who don't have health insurance. The study by the Harvard School of Public Health and the Department of Health and Human Services...
(Undated) -- A new painkiller is getting approval from the FDA. The drug is called Targinic ER. It's a combination of oxycodone and naloxone and it's supposed to be non-addictive. Approval was issued on Wednesday. The FDA suggests that Targinic only be prescribed as a last...
(Rochester, MN) -- A new Mayo Clinic study found an association between caffeine and the symptoms of menopause. Dr. Stephanie Faubion, director of the Mayo Women's Health Clinic, says caffeine appears to have a positive effect on women who are approaching menopause but aren't...
(Cutler, CA) -- A recall of some fruit over possible listeria contamination has gone nationwide. Peaches, plums and nectarines, both organic and non-organic, were shipped directly to wholesalers by a California-based supplier. That means customers of Costco, BJ's, Sam's Club,...
(Atlanta, GA) -- A top official at the Centers For Disease Control is out. Michael Farrell had led the Bioterrorism Rapid Response and Technology Lab since 2009. He resigned Tuesday. His team came under harsh criticism recently when it was revealed that workers mishandled deadly...
(Indianapolis, IN) -- An Indiana man is ready to enjoy life again after receiving the state's first breathing lung transplant. Damon Bradtmueller was the first volunteer in a trial using lungs that were still functioning while they were transported out of state. IU Health was...
(Washington, DC) -- The ongoing fight over the healthcare reform law remains unclear. Two federal appeals courts issued opposite rulings Tuesday on health insurance subsidies. One ruling in Washington, DC rejected insurance subsidies for coverage on federally-run health...