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Physicians to Columbia: Dump Dr. Oz for 'Quack Treatments'

Ten physicians are demanding Columbia University to boot TV star Dr. Mehmet Oz whom they deem guilty of misleading and endangering the public.






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Indiana HIV Outbreak Has Now Infected 130

An HIV outbreak in Indiana related dirty drug needles has increased by 24 cases, all attributed to enhanced testing, state officials said Friday.






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Disneyland Measles Outbreak is Declared Over

California health authorities declared an end to a measles outbreak that started at Disneyland and triggered a national debate about vaccinations.






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Isolated Tribes' Gut Bacteria Hold Biological Surprises

The assortments of bacteria that live within the intestines of isolated tribes are far more diverse than the microbes found in the guts of Americans.

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Sofia Vergara Can't Destroy Her Embryos: Bioethicist

Will the embryos be destroyed if Sofia Vergara wants them to be? Not a chance. No court will permit it unless Nick Loeb agrees, a bioethicists says.






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Photo of Boy's Scars Goes Viral and Lifts His Spirits

It was Carter's 12th surgery in 7 years due to a congenital heart condition, but this time the scars left behind seemed too much to bear.






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Fake Dentist Performed Discount Root Canals: Officials

Valbona Yzeiraj, 45, of White Plains, New York, was arrested Thursday following a grand jury indictment earlier this month.






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Sleep Apnea May Speed Memory Loss, Alzheimer's Onset: Study

Sleep apnea may hasten memory declines, leading to earlier diagnoses of mild cognitive impairment and Alzheimer's, suggests a study out Thursday.






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E-cig Use Spikes as Traditional Smoking Falls Among U.S. Youth

E-cigarette use among middle and high school students tripled in 2014 while cigarette use fell to record lows, health officials reported Thursday.






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Disney-linked Measles Outbreak Soon to be Over in California

A measles outbreak that began at Disneyland in December is waning.






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'Girls' Star Opens Up About College Abortion

"Girls" star Jemima Kirke opens up about a personal and controversial subject in a new PSA.






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Beech-Nut Voluntarily Recalls Baby Food Because of Glass

The Amsterdam, New York, company said some of its baby food products may be contaminated with small pieces of glass.






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'Pull My Finger': Study Reveals Secret Behind Knuckle-cracking Pop

Researchers said on Wednesday they have settled the issue of what occurs inside knuckles to trigger the familiar popping sound.






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Formerly Conjoined Texas Twins Celebrate Milestone

Baby girls in Texas had 26-hour separation surgery two months ago.






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29 Million U.S. Health Records Breached in Four Years

The researchers used a government database to study 949 data breaches.

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'The Insanity Drug': Powerful Flakka Luring in Young People

"Flakka," a designer drug luring some Americans, is even more potent and more addictive than its long list of synthetic predecessors, experts say.






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Mom Expecting Quads at 65 Is 'Irresponsible': Bioethicist

What Berlin school teacher Annegret Raunigk is doing yet again at age 65 "irresponsible," asserts a leading bioethicist.






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Slain Surgeon's Widow Gives Birth Where He Was Killed

Mikaela Jane Davidson was born at Boston's Brigham and Women's Hospital less than three months after her father Dr. Michael Davidson was shot there.






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Egg Executives Sentenced to Jail for Salmonella Outbreak

Two former egg executives were sentenced to three months in jail Monday for their roles in a 2010 salmonella outbreak that sickened thousands.






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Will New Milk Solve Lactose Intolerance Symptoms?

A new milk brand arrives soon at California stores as its makers contend one protein may cause people's dairy-induced tummy troubles.










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