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Health News

Utley misses Phillies' home opener because of flu

Second baseman Chase Utley misses Philadelphia Phillies' home opener because of flu

Tuesday - 04/08/2014, 02:52pm EDT

Pfizer reports promising results for cancer drug

Pfizer says experimental drug shows promising results treating advanced breast cancer

Tuesday - 04/08/2014, 01:40pm EDT

Norwegian police try to identify amnesia man

Who is 'John Smith'? Norwegian police try to identify man who claims to suffer from amnesia

Tuesday - 04/08/2014, 11:30am EDT

GOP seeks coverage choices in health law they hate

Congressional Republicans seek more coverage choices under health care law they want to repeal

Tuesday - 04/08/2014, 05:22am EDT

Heroin addicts face barriers to treatment

From cost and coverage to finding a free bed, heroin addicts face barriers to treatment

Tuesday - 04/08/2014, 05:08am EDT

Obama, VFW head discuss Fort Hood, mental health

Obama, VFW commander discuss Fort Hood, mental health and veterans' aid in White House meeting

Tuesday - 04/08/2014, 01:10am EDT

Fast facts about some obstacles to heroin sobriety

Fast facts about some obstacles to heroin sobriety

Tuesday - 04/08/2014, 01:04am EDT

Experts decode germs' DNA to fight food poisoning

HEALTHBEAT: Disease detectives try genome sequencing to outsmart foodborne disease outbreaks

Tuesday - 04/08/2014, 01:04am EDT

Arkansas AG asks court to reconsider drug ruling

Arkansas AG asks state Supreme Court to reconsider its tossing of $1.2B Johnson & Johnson fine

Monday - 04/07/2014, 09:20pm EDT

Lawmakers reach compromise on medical marijuana

Lawmakers reach medical marijuana compromise, allowing 15 grower licenses in first 2 years

Monday - 04/07/2014, 09:20pm EDT

Dr. Frank Jobe remembered at Dodger Stadium

Dr. Frank Jobe, who pioneered Tommy John surgery, celebrated at Dodger Stadium memorial

Monday - 04/07/2014, 08:05pm EDT

Chili's nixes autism event after backlash

Chili's cancels fundraising for autism group after backlash over its vaccination stance

Monday - 04/07/2014, 06:10pm EDT

NY rail crash engineer had sleep woes, felt dazed

Engineer in deadly NY train derailment had sleeping disorder, told investigators he felt dazed

Monday - 04/07/2014, 06:05pm EDT

US health secretary: Nations cannot ignore disease

Sebelius at conference: Health is 'great global connector,' nations cannot ignore disease

Monday - 04/07/2014, 05:50pm EDT

Surgery could fix giraffe's terminal birth defect

6-month-old Oklahoma City Zoo giraffe to undergo surgery to correct terminal birth defect

Monday - 04/07/2014, 02:58pm EDT

Guinea: Airport passengers screened for Ebola

Guinea: Airport passengers screened for Ebola as French doctors oversee boarding procedures

Monday - 04/07/2014, 02:08pm EDT

Va. governor signs mental health bill

Va. Gov. Terry McAuliffe signs mental health bill, prompted by suicide of state senator's son

Monday - 04/07/2014, 01:50pm EDT

Pope presses anti-AIDS chastity strategy in Africa

Pope presses Vatican strategy to educate Africans on chastity to combat HIV/AIDS

Monday - 04/07/2014, 12:38pm EDT

'We're all paying:' Heroin spreads misery in US

Amid rising heroin use and deaths, police, parents, ex-addicts fight back to help communities

Monday - 04/07/2014, 10:42am EDT
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