Health

  • Why you might want to give your soda can a rinse

      

    CBS News 11 in Fort Worth wanted to know if there was any credence to the old advice of giving the lid of your soda can a rinse, or at least a good wipe with a towel or napkin. As...

  • Woman's Fitbit reveals she's pregnant

      

    A man in New York City posted on Reddit about some problems he was having with his wife’s Fitbit, only to discover some good news: She’s pregnant. Amazing discovery from a fitness...

  • Hormel Foods issues beef stew recall

      

    WASHINGTON — Hormel Foods Corporation has issued a recall involving its beef stew. Got this at home? Dinty Moore Hearty Meals No Preservatives Beef Stew, 15oz. cans are being...

  • Why you may want to avoid bagged lettuce

      

    Nothing really beats the convenience of prepackaged, prewashed greens -- especially is you're cooking for a big family or don't have a whole lot of time on your hands. In fact, more...

  • Fitness trackers can be used against you in a court of law

      

    ATLANTA — It counts your steps, your heart rate, and even how well you sleep at night. Tens of millions of people have bought into the fitness trend, wearing a Fitbit or similar...

  • Chipotle closes restaurants nationwide to talk to employees about E. coli outbreak

      

    Chipotle has had a rough several months, and its customers have too. The E. coli outbreak Since the recent outbreaks of E. coli in Chipotle restaurants, which began as early as...

  • Best mosquito repellents to protect against Zika virus

      

    The United States will see an increasing number of travel-related cases of the Zika virus, as the epidemic that is ravaging Brazil continues to spread, the director of the Centers for Disease...

  • Why sparkling water may not be as healthy as you think

      

    Sparkling water is often promoted as a healthy alternative to soda. But the bubbly beverage is not without its potential health risks. Olga Khazan, a staff writer at...

  • Someone is suing McDonald's over the new mozzarella sticks

      

    A class action lawsuit was filed against fast food giant McDonald's January 29 in a California district court because of mozzarella sticks. The suit was filed by Chris Howe, who is...

  • DNA may determine whether you're an early or late riser

      

    Are you an early bird or a night owl? Researchers say they have discovered 15 genetic variants that may determine whether a person favors mornings or nights. Researchers analyzed data from...

  • Fitbits are now mandatory on this campus

      

    Oral Roberts University now requires all incoming freshmen to wear a Fitbit in order to monitor their physical activity. Physical education has been a big part of the university’s...

  • By the numbers: Nurse-in-a-box clinics vs. the ER

      

    One of the most expensive places to get medical care is in the hospital emergency room. There's a much better alternative if you need medical care when your doctor's office isn't...

  • Child-proof bottles are now the law for liquid nicotine makers

      

    Liquid nicotine must now be sold in child-proof bottles thanks to a new federal law. The Child Nicotine Poisoning Prevention Act expands a patchwork of laws in more than a dozen states in an...

  • The Zika outbreak is officially an international health emergency

      

    The explosive spread of the Zika virus, and the fear that it might be causing birth defects, is now the World Health Organization's fourth-ever international public health emergency. What...

  • Chick-fil-A suggests eating grilled nuggets every 3 hours 'for healthier living'

      

    If you're still struggling to stick to your New Year's resolution, Chick-fil-A has a suggestion: eat their grilled chicken nuggets! The "Chick-fil-A diet" The chicken...