FLDS Polygamists Escape Food Stamp Fraud Charges

Lawyers are working out a settlement with leaders of the Fundamentalist LDS Church. They are accused of welfare fraud for using more than $12 million in food stamps to fund Warren Jeffs' polygamist cult on the Utah-Arizona border.

/ January 11, 2017

5 Easy Ways to Avoid the Flu this Winter

Winter is here again, and if the cold weather wasn't bad enough, the season brings with it aches, pains and sinus infections. Here are five tips to bypass the misery of the dreaded flu this winter.

/ January 11, 2017
Breast Cancer Awareness Mammogram Update

Breast Cancer Awareness Update: Question Your Mammogram

Experts say mammograms are finding more slow-growing tumors that do not actually need treatment. Furthermore, having dense breasts increases the risk of fast-growing cancer, but the tumors are harder to see on a mammogram.

/ January 10, 2017
Bicep Size Predicts Odds of Surviving Heart Attack

Bicep Size May Predict Odds of Surviving Heart Attack

What does the size of your bicep say about your heart? For people over 65, it may help predict the odds of surviving a heart attack — here's why.

/ January 10, 2017

Cancer Death Rates Down 25% Since 1991

The death toll from cancer in the U.S. this year is projected to be 25% lower than a quarter-century ago, a decrease attributed to steady reductions in smoking rates and new breakthroughs in detection and treatment.

/ January 10, 2017

Big Jury Awards Spark More Railroad Cancer Lawsuits

After a railroad worker with leukemia was awarded $7.5 million last year, a growing number of lawsuits accuse railways of failing to protect workers against toxic chemicals like creosote, asbestos, and lead — and even sun exposure.

/ January 9, 2017

Criminal Trial Underway in Deadly Fungal Meningitis Outbreak

Barry Cadden, co-owner of a pharmacy next to a trash facility who sold moldy spinal injections that killed 44 people, is on trial for murder after the largest outbreak of fungal meningitis in U.S. history.

/ January 9, 2017

Did Russian Hackers Help Donald Trump Become President?

A U.S. intelligence report has concluded that Vladimir Putin and the Russian Kremlin ordered the hacks of the Democratic National Committee in an attempt to undermine American democracy and influence the Presidential Election in favor of Donald Trump.

/ January 9, 2017
Hernia Mesh Injury Lawsuits

Lawsuits Link Hernia Mesh Coatings and Inflammation

At least 15 lawsuits blame hernia mesh coatings for causing inflammation, allergic reactions, infections, and other complications that require revision surgery.

/ January 6, 2017

Texas Sues FDA to Get Unapproved Execution Drugs

Texas accuses FDA of "gross incompetence or willful obstruction" for seizing a shipment of lethal-injection drugs it imported from India in 2015.

/ January 6, 2017