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Health News

Penguins defenseman Maatta back after cancer scare

Penguins defenseman Olli Maatta returns 2 weeks after cancer surgery

Tuesday - 11/18/2014, 02:10pm EST

AP IMPACT: 'Vaccine court' keeps claimants waiting

AP IMPACT: Obscure 'vaccine court' doesn't work as designed, keeps claimants waiting for years

Tuesday - 11/18/2014, 02:10pm EST

Painkillers probe in NFL 'long way from complete'

After spot checks of 5 NFL teams, DEA likely to keep focus on doctors and trainers

Tuesday - 11/18/2014, 01:56pm EST

Federal gov't health websites come up short

Investigators: Government fails to provide adequate data on Medicare provider cost and quality

Tuesday - 11/18/2014, 01:40pm EST

Study lifts cloud over heart drugs Zetia, Vytorin

Study lifts cloud over cholesterol drugs Zetia, Vytorin; finds they can lower heart risks

Tuesday - 11/18/2014, 01:10pm EST

EU: many more health workers needed for Ebola

EU officials: thousands more health workers needed to fight Ebola in Africa

Tuesday - 11/18/2014, 11:50am EST

French official: Key week for Ebola fight in Mali

'Decisive week' for Mali's fight against Ebola in wake of new cases, French official says

Tuesday - 11/18/2014, 11:50am EST

UK bird flu strain same as the Dutch one

UK: Bird flu strain found in Britain matches strain found in the Netherlands

Tuesday - 11/18/2014, 11:07am EST

British, Dutch kill poultry to fight bird flu

British, Dutch fight bird flu outbreak, kill chickens, ducks to stop the virus from spreading

Tuesday - 11/18/2014, 10:46am EST

Administration says HealthCare.gov working well

Obama administration says HealthCare.gov working well as 100,000 submit new applications

Tuesday - 11/18/2014, 10:46am EST

Red Cross officials: Ebola flaring anew in Africa

Red Cross officials: Ebola spreading, and it's hard to recruit health workers to go fight it

Tuesday - 11/18/2014, 10:40am EST

Pope to meet with autistic kids to end stigma

Pope Francis to meet with autistic kids and their families in bid to end stigma, isolation

Tuesday - 11/18/2014, 09:36am EST

Person at Md. school diagnosed with tuberculosis

Person at Prince George's County high school diagnosed with tuberculosis, parents notified

Tuesday - 11/18/2014, 07:30am EST

Federal gov't falls short on more health websites

Investigators: Government fails to provide adequate data on Medicare provider cost and quality

Tuesday - 11/18/2014, 04:40am EST

Panel to discuss services for disabled

Montgomery County panel to discuss services for the developmentally disabled

Tuesday - 11/18/2014, 04:20am EST

Heart stents may require longer blood thinner use

Study: Millions of people with heart stents may need anti-clotting drugs longer than one year

Tuesday - 11/18/2014, 12:20am EST

Autopsy: Heart defect caused hockey player's death

Medical examiner: Minnesota teen who died while playing hockey collapsed due to heart defects

Monday - 11/17/2014, 10:30pm EST

Church mourns Ebola death of missionary doctor

United Methodist Church mourns Ebola death of missionary doctor from Maryland

Monday - 11/17/2014, 07:40pm EST

States working to fix hobbled health care websites

States working to fix hobbled health care websites ahead of new open enrollment period Nov. 15

Monday - 11/17/2014, 07:20pm EST

US, German drugmakers team up on cancer medicines

Pfizer, German drugmaker Merck partner on finding, developing immune-boosting cancer medicines

Monday - 11/17/2014, 05:00pm EST
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