Fire ant stings are a painful fact of life in the South. Sometimes the stings can cause fatal allergic reactions. Yet many people who know they're allergic aren't getting allergy shots that could protect them.
More than 90 clinical trials have tested therapeutic vaccines in cancer patients, but the results have been a mixed bag. A recent study in mice suggests that changing a traditional ingredient in the vaccines could make a big difference.
Germs that are growing more drug resistant are on the rise in U.S. hospitals. Diane and her guests discuss how public health officials are fighting the spread of a group of especially deadly superbugs.
Involving kids in preparing dinner may be a better way to get kids to eat their vegetables than strictures like "no dessert until you eat your vegetables." But health experts say there's nothing wrong with an occasional treat.
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