More Headlines

Cause Of Salad-Linked Outbreak Remains A Mystery

Posted: 07/31/2013 - Federal officials warned Wednesday that it was too early to say whether the outbreak of the rare parasite cyclospora reported in at least 15 states was over.

Read More

Scientists Grow Teeth Out Of Urine

Posted: 07/31/2013 - Researchers from the Guangzhou Institutes of Biomedicine and Health removed stem cells from urine, and used those cells to grow teeth in a laboratory.

Read More

FDA Warns Of Massive Diabetes Test Strip Recall

Updated: 07/31/2013 - Nova Diabetes Care announced a glucose test strip recall Friday after discovering that some of the strips can show incorrect, abnormally high blood sugar readings.

Read More

Appeals Court Strikes Down NYC Ban On Large Sodas

Updated: 07/30/2013 - In a unanimous opinion, the four-judge panel of the New York Supreme Court Appellate Division said that the NYC health board was acting too much like a legislature when it created the limit on soft drinks.

Read More

FDA: Anabolic Steroids Found In Vitamin B Supplement

Posted: 07/29/2013 - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has received almost 30 complaints of averse incidents associated with a vitamin B supplement, including cases of fatigue, muscle cramping and muscle pain.

Read More

Affording Diapers A Problem For 30 Percent Of Moms

Posted: 07/29/2013 - In what they are calling the first peer-reviewed study to quantify diaper need, Yale University researchers have found nearly a third of mothers cannot afford to purchase their infants diapers.

Read More

FDA Proposes Stricter Safety Rules For Imported Food

Posted: 07/26/2013 - FDA proposals would require importers to prove that foreign suppliers have food safety programs that meet U.S. standards and give the FDA new enforcement powers to monitor these programs and stop shipments from suppliers that don't follow the rules.

Read More

Free Health Screening Saturday

Posted: 07/26/2013 - Five separate screenings will be offered including eye acuity, hearing, blood pressure, blood sugar and field of vision.

Read More

Topeka Advocates Look To Bring ADA Home

Posted: 07/26/2013 - The Topeka Independent Living Resource Center celebrated the passage of the ADA Friday with friends and community leaders.

Read More

Feeling Blue? Coffee May Slash Suicide Risk

Updated: 07/26/2013 - A new study showed that people who drank more than four cups of coffee daily had over a 50 percent lower chance of taking their own lives than those who drank less than one cup.

Read More

Brain Scans Suggest Sex Addiction May Not Be Real Disorder

Posted: 07/24/2013 - Sex addiction may not be a real disorder, according to a new UCLA study. Researchers measured brain waves in self-reported sex addicts. The scans revealed that their brain's responses when viewing sexual pictures were not indicative of an addiction.

Read More

George H.W. Bush Shaves Head For Cancer Patient, 2

Posted: 07/24/2013 - Former President George H.W. Bush shaved his head on Tuesday, supporting a two-year-old with leukemia whose father is part of the 89-year-old's Secret Service detail.

Read More

FDA Cracks Down On Illegally Sold Diabetes Drugs

Posted: 07/23/2013 - The FDA is cracking down on more than a dozen companies that market illegal treatments for diabetes, ranging from bogus dietary supplements to prescription drugs sold online without a prescription.

Read More
631 SW Commerce Pl. Topeka, Kansas 66615 phone: 785-272-6397 fax: 785-272-1363 email: feedback@wibw.com
Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability