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Study: US Alzheimer's rate seems to be dropping

Alzheimer's rates are dropping in the US and Germany but rising in poor nations, studies find

Thursday - 07/17/2014, 05:50pm EDT

Senate Dems, GOP woo female voters for this fall

With bills on contraception and equal pay, Senate Dems hope to fire up female voters this fall

Thursday - 07/17/2014, 04:26pm EDT

Dems eye women's vote with bill on contraception

Senate Democrats push bills on contraception, equal pay to fire up female voters this fall

Thursday - 07/17/2014, 01:40pm EDT

Dems seek gains with women in birth control loss

A loss or a gain? Democrats reach for political advantage with women in birth control setback

Thursday - 07/17/2014, 12:26pm EDT

Company gets new name after protests by Hawaiians

Medical records-access company that faced criticism from Native Hawaiians settles on new name

Thursday - 07/17/2014, 11:20am EDT

House passes $20B bill cutting IRS tax enforcement

House passes $20 billion bill cutting IRS tax enforcement, healthy foods initiative

Wednesday - 07/16/2014, 11:00pm EDT

Michigan gets grant for mental health initiative

University of Michigan receives grant for mental health initiative for student-athletes

Wednesday - 07/16/2014, 09:50pm EDT

Greece: Hospital probe into bribery-death claim

Greece: Investigation ordered at hospital where patient died after bribery claim

Wednesday - 07/16/2014, 09:00pm EDT

California hiker with broken leg ate bugs to live

California hiker says he survived 6 days stranded with broken leg by eating crickets, moths

Wednesday - 07/16/2014, 07:01pm EDT

Second probe details more CDC anthrax lab problems

Second investigation details additional lapses at CDC lab after anthrax incident

Wednesday - 07/16/2014, 05:10pm EDT

States told to find way to clear Medicaid backlog

California among 6 states told to come up with a plan for clearing Medicaid backlog

Wednesday - 07/16/2014, 04:52pm EDT

Got a rash? iPad, other devices might be the cause

Got a rash? iPad, other electronic devices containing nickel might be the source, report says

Wednesday - 07/16/2014, 04:12pm EDT

Spoonfuls can lead to medicine errors, study finds

Spoonfuls don't help the medicine go down safely: They can lead to dosing mistakes, study says

Wednesday - 07/16/2014, 03:38pm EDT

New guidelines could help many pregnant workers

Stronger federal guidelines to protect pregnant workers could have broad consequences on jobs

Wednesday - 07/16/2014, 02:26pm EDT

Lush photos and flavors help teach budget cooking

New cookbook caters to people trying to eat healthy on a food stamp budget

Wednesday - 07/16/2014, 01:10pm EDT

New brain protein tied to Alzheimer's disease

Scientists tie new protein to Alzheimer's disease; may aid diagnosis, research on treatments

Wednesday - 07/16/2014, 12:54pm EDT

Missouri execution on hold after late stay granted

Stay granted in Missouri execution; appeals court will take up case Wednesday morning

Wednesday - 07/16/2014, 02:08am EDT

UCLA's Holiday retires due to head injuries

UCLA guard Lauren Holiday ends college basketball career because of repeated head injuries

Tuesday - 07/15/2014, 06:19pm EDT

Washington state park closes over health scare

Kitsap County in Washington state closes lake park over norovirus-type health scare

Tuesday - 07/15/2014, 05:40pm EDT
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