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Monday, Nov 26, 2018 at 12:57 PM EST

Breast Implant Injuries Hidden as Patients' Questions Mount

Breast Implant Injuries Hidden as Patients' Questions Mount

To all the world, it looked like breast implants were safe. From 2008 to 2015, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration publicly reported 200 or so complaints annually — a tiny fraction of the hundreds of thousands...

Monday, Nov 26, 2018 at 02:36 PM EST

FDA Says It Will Overhaul Criticized Medical Device System

FDA Says It Will Overhaul Criticized Medical Device System

U.S. health officials said Monday they plan to overhaul the nation's decades-old system for approving most medical devices, which has long been criticized by experts for failing to catch problems with risky...

Sunday, Nov 25, 2018 at 10:42 PM EST

Spinal-Cord Stimulators Help Some Patients, Injure Others

Spinal-Cord Stimulators Help Some Patients, Injure Others

Desperate for relief after years of agony, Jim Taft listened intently as his pain management doctor described a medical device that could change his life. It wouldn't fix the nerve damage in his mangled...

Monday, Nov 26, 2018 at 10:17 AM EST

First Gene-Edited Babies Claimed in China

First Gene-Edited Babies Claimed in China

A Chinese researcher claims that he helped make the world's first genetically edited babies — twin girls born this month whose DNA he said he altered with a powerful new tool capable of rewriting the very...

Friday, Nov 23, 2018 at 09:07 AM EST

Experts Study Long-Term Impact of Bad Air From Calif. Fires

Experts Study Long-Term Impact of Bad Air From Calif. Fires

Wind and rain arrived in Northern California this week, providing welcome relief to a region buffeted by the state's deadliest wildfire and then besieged for nearly two weeks by a dome of thick, noxious...

Thursday, Nov 22, 2018 at 08:47 PM EST

5-Year-Old Using Music Therapy During Cancer Treatments

5-Year-Old Using Music Therapy During Cancer Treatments

A Concord, NH family has a great reason to be thankful this year as their son gets one step closer to beating cancer. NBC10 Boston's Perry Russom reports.

Wednesday, Nov 21, 2018 at 05:43 PM EST

Keeping Pets Safe During Thanksgiving Dinner

Keeping Pets Safe During Thanksgiving Dinner

Thanksgiving can carry some hazards to pets, according to veterinary health officials.

Wednesday, Nov 21, 2018 at 02:53 PM EST

2 in New Hampshire Affected by E Coli Linked to Lettuce

2 in New Hampshire Affected by E Coli Linked to Lettuce

Health officials say two people in New Hampshire have been affected by a new E. coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce. The New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services announced the two cases...

Wednesday, Nov 21, 2018 at 08:56 AM EST

Thanksgiving Is the Worst Day of the Year for Home Fires

Thanksgiving Is the Worst Day of the Year for Home Fires

Pay close attention while prepping your turkey and exercise extreme care when setting up your holiday decorations. Statistically, you'll be playing with fire. There are more in-home fires during the holiday...

Wednesday, Nov 21, 2018 at 06:23 AM EST

4 in New England Among the Dozens Sickened by Romaine

4 in New England Among the Dozens Sickened by Romaine

A warning came Tuesday from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to stop eating romaine lettuce.

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