High levels of lead and copper found in Detroit public schools

Nearly two-thirds of Detroit public schools tested positive for high levels of copper, lead or both in its drinking fountains, leading the superintendent to even shut down the water systems last month.

Pet store puppies linked to antibiotic resistant illness, CDC reports

Over the past two years, pet store puppies were exposed to an antibiotic resistant illness infected over 100 people in multiple states across the country.

Man lost limbs, nose after contracting rare bacteria found in the...

A man contracted a rare disease caused by bacteria in the mouths of animals which subsequently led to a bacterial infection in his blood, causing him to lose limbs and part of his nose.

Pharma exec battles online with FDA over 400% drug price increase

An article about a hike in drug prices for an antibiotic used for urinary tract infections caused a controversy between the president of the company and FDA commissioner.

Unsterilized ‘vampire facial’ closes New Mexico spa

A spa performing 'vampire facials' was closed in New Mexico after an inspection revealed it was practicing in a way that could expose clients to blood-borne infections.

Group claims HPV vaccination recommendations incomplete, lacks half clinical trials conducted

Researchers debate the validity of an HPV vaccination review because they claim half the clinical trials missing are important in assessing the safety of the vaccination for children.

US Border Patrol agent arrested in connection to four murders

A Border Patrol agent was arrested in connection with four murders, one of which was a transgender woman, in Laredo over the weekend.

Rad Cat’s raw cat food recalled due to listeria contamination

Rad Cat's Raw Cat food was recalled from pet stores across the country due to a listeria contamination outbreak in a variety of cat foods.

California becomes first state to honor LGBT veterans with memorial

Gov. Jerry Brown signed AB 2439 this week, making California the first state to honor LGBT veterans with a memorial in Cathedral City.