November 2008 Headlines

Sugar Substitutes: Healthy or Deadly?

Artificial sweeteners - found in a staggering number of grocery products - increase obesity, but many experts say they're bad for you in other ways.

Good News in the War Against Cancer

There's encouraging news in the fight against cancer.

Just How Effective is the Flu Vaccine?

We hear more and more about the flu vaccine. But is it worth the shot in the arm? Or is it a shot in the dark?

How Do You Quit Smoking? Very Carefully

Today is the 'Great American Smokeout' when smokers are urged to lay down their cigarettes for 24 hours, or better yet, for good.

Waking Up with a Foreign Accent

Imagine waking up one day and speaking with a foreign accent.

Lean Cuisine Meals Recalled

The Nestle Corporation is recalling three popular Lean Cuisine frozen frozen dinners, after some consumers reported finding blue plastic pieces in the meals.

Germs Are Stronger Than We Thought

Not that you needed any reminding, but cold and flu season is here! That's bad enough. But it gets worse.

Google Launches Flu Tracker Tool

As flu season approaches, technology is letting people know about outbreaks in their cities.

Japanese Scientists Clone Mouse from Dead

Scientists in Japan say they have cloned a mouse from a body that had been frozen for 16 years.