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Drive to repeal medical device tax no slam dunk in Congress

Despite lots of support in Congress, drive to repeal medical device tax is no slam dunk

Updated 1 hours, 33 minutes ago

More measles cases found in California

More measles cases found in California; 91 now reported

Saturday - 01/31/2015, 04:50am EST

Flu hospitalizations of elderly hit record high, CDC says

A new sign of a bad flu season: Hospitalization rate for US elderly hit record high, CDC says

Saturday - 01/31/2015, 04:50am EST

FDA approves ADHD drug for binge-eating disorder

FDA approves an ADHD drug as the first treatment for binge-eating disorder

Saturday - 01/31/2015, 04:40am EST

Arizona monitoring hundreds for measles linked to Disneyland

Arizona health officials monitor hundreds for measles as outbreak linked to Disneyland grows

Saturday - 01/31/2015, 04:40am EST

Crash victim thanks donors whose blood saved his life

Victim in motorcycle crash thanks donors whose blood saved his life

Saturday - 01/31/2015, 03:46am EST

White House: Science indicates parents should vaccinate kids

Amid measles outbreak, White House says science indicates parents should vaccinate their kids

Saturday - 01/31/2015, 03:46am EST

Milk does a body good? A look at the science

As milk industry fights 'naysayers,' science probes whether milk does a body good

Saturday - 01/31/2015, 03:46am EST

Some doctors won't see patients with anti-vaccine views

The doctor won't see you now: Some physicians opting to drop patients with anti-vaccine views

Saturday - 01/31/2015, 03:46am EST

Black breast-feeding gatherings battle troubling health gaps

Black breast-feeding gatherings try sisterhood approach to boost rates, reduce big health gaps

Saturday - 01/31/2015, 03:46am EST

WHO: Ebola response shifts to ending epidemic

World Health Organization says focus now on ending Ebola outbreak but virus still spreading

Saturday - 01/31/2015, 03:46am EST

Propane deliveries part of daily life in Mexico

Propane delivery part of daily life in Mexico, but deadly explosion draws calls to reconsider

Saturday - 01/31/2015, 01:12am EST

Isaiah Austin dreams again after health keeps him from NBA

Dream Again: Isaiah Austin inspiring others after genetic disorder takes away his NBA dreams

Saturday - 01/31/2015, 01:02am EST

Motorcycle crash victim meets donors whose blood saved him

Near-fatal motorcycle crash victim has emotional meeting with blood donors who saved him

Friday - 01/30/2015, 11:52pm EST

California declares electronic cigarettes a health threat

California health officials declare e-cigarettes a health threat, urge tougher regulations

Friday - 01/30/2015, 08:20pm EST

Fitness email stirs controversy at Pennsylvania college

Fitness email directed at overweight students stirs controversy at Pennsylvania college

Friday - 01/30/2015, 07:50pm EST

Blackhawks Hall of Famer Stan Mikita has brain disorder

Family says Chicago Blackhawks Hall of Famer Stan Mikita diagnosed with Lewy body dementia

Friday - 01/30/2015, 06:22pm EST

Study: Insurers may using drug costs to discriminate

Study warns more health insurers using high drug copays to dissuade enrollment by sickest

Friday - 01/30/2015, 05:00pm EST

Jamaica Senate starts debate on pot decriminalization bill

Jamaica's Senate starts debate on decriminalization bill to pave way for medical marijuana

Friday - 01/30/2015, 04:50pm EST

US Rep. Nunnelee sent home after new tumor discovered

GOP Rep. Nunnelee sent home after doctors find new tumor, say no more treatment is possible

Friday - 01/30/2015, 04:40pm EST
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