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Two US senators introduced legislation Monday that would require the Food and Drug Administration to evaluate and report on some of the ingredients used in cosmetics and personal-care products such as shampoo and skin cream.   The bill would...
An outbreak of measles that popped up at Disneyland in late December soon spread to six other U.S. states, Mexico and Canada. Health officials suspect an infected traveler, who caught the virus overseas, visited the theme park and exposed others...
For 94-year-old Louise Irving, who suffers from dementia, waking up every day to a video with a familiar face and a familiar voice seems to spark a flicker of recognition.   "Good morning, merry sunshine, how did you wake so soon?...
Teen smoking hit a new low last year while the popularity of electronic cigarettes and water pipes boomed, a government report shows. The number of high school students who tried e-cigarettes tripled in one year - to more than 13 percent. Water...
More cancer patients are getting the genes in their tumors mapped to help guide their treatment. New research suggests that isn't always accurate enough, and a second test could help ferret out the culprit genes.   Cancer involves two sets...
A celebrity mountain lion transformed a wealthy hillside neighborhood into a paparazzi-like scene of scrambling photographers before eluding everyone Tuesday and quietly slipping away.   The 125-pound beast, easily recognizable by the collar...
HBO's "Game of Thrones" has the dubious honor of being popular with both pirates and viewers.   After its fifth season began Sunday, users of a Twitter-owned live-streaming app shared the fantasy drama.   HBO said Tuesday it...
Diabetes that develops early in pregnancy may increase women's chances of having a child with autism, according to a new study.   The risk was seen in young children whose mothers were diagnosed with diabetes during the most crucial period...
Egypt's state news agency says gunmen on a motorcycle shot dead a policeman manning a checkpoint just outside Cairo. MENA quotes a security official as saying another two policemen were wounded in the shooting early Tuesday in Shibeen al-Qanatar...
SpaceX will have to wait another day to deliver groceries and an espresso maker to the International Space Station.   Fast-approaching storm clouds prevented the unmanned rocket from blasting off Monday afternoon. The company will try again...