Operating room fires hurt hundreds each year
November 2, 2011, 9:05 a.m.
Video: NBC's chief medical editor, Dr. Nancy Snyderman, looks into the increasing rate of fires in operating rooms, leading the FDA to create a surgical fire-safety initiative.
Why livestock antibiotics are making your family sick
October 13, 2011, 9:52 a.m. by Smarter Living
Using antibiotics on farm animals creates super-bacteria resistant to drugs, making it more difficult for you and your family to recover from strep throat and other bacterial infections.
3-year incubation results in a smart car seat
September 24, 2011, 8 p.m. by The Boston Globe
The Prodigy car seat features sensors and a liquid crystal display that walks you through the installation process and provides feedback.
Study finds more abusive head injuries in children during recession
September 19, 2011, 7:50 a.m. by Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience
The study can't prove that the hard times caused the increased injury rate, but the study researchers find the data troubling.