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Health News

Coal dust limit to try to combat black lung

1st part of federal coal dust rule aimed at combating black lung disease takes effect Friday

Thursday - 07/31/2014, 05:39pm EDT

Seychelles fears Ebola, bars Sierra Leone team

Sierra Leone soccer team barred from traveling to Seychelles over fears of Ebola virus

Thursday - 07/31/2014, 05:00pm EDT

FDA to start regulating lab-developed tests

FDA to begin overseeing growing field of medical tests developed by laboratories

Thursday - 07/31/2014, 05:00pm EDT

FDA approves Boehringer's once-a-day inhaler drug

FDA approves once-a-day inhaler drug for patients with chronic lung disease

Thursday - 07/31/2014, 04:50pm EDT

Extra jurors seated for long Ga. salmonella trial

Extra alternates seated with jury in Georgia peanut salmonella trial that may exceed 2 months

Thursday - 07/31/2014, 03:49pm EDT

List of proposed new VA medical facilities

List of proposed new VA medical facilities

Thursday - 07/31/2014, 02:11pm EDT

NCAA settles head-injury suit, will change rules

NCAA settles head-injury suit; agrees to $70M testing fund, implement common concussion rules

Thursday - 07/31/2014, 02:10pm EDT

NCAA proposed settlement raises medical questions

NCAA proposed head-injury settlement raises tough medical questions for doctors and athletes

Thursday - 07/31/2014, 01:54pm EDT

UK judge opens inquiry into Litvinenko killing

British judge opens inquiry into Alexander Litvinenko killing, says Russian role is key issue

Thursday - 07/31/2014, 01:20pm EDT

California company recalls food on botulism fears

California food company VR Green Farms recalls several products on botulism fears

Thursday - 07/31/2014, 01:10pm EDT

Va. hospital system offers credit monitoring

Va. hospital system offers credit monitoring after ex-worker charged with ID theft, fraud

Thursday - 07/31/2014, 01:10pm EDT

Fast food ambitions in China hurt by safety scares

Global fast food giants' ambitions to grow in China hampered by food safety pitfalls

Thursday - 07/31/2014, 12:50pm EDT

What's in bill to overhaul VA

What's in $16.3 billion bill to overhaul Veterans Affairs Department

Thursday - 07/31/2014, 12:28pm EDT

Despite good news, benefit programs face problems

Trustees: Social Security, Medicare face long-term financial problems despite good news

Thursday - 07/31/2014, 11:48am EDT

Peace Corps workers isolated after Ebola exposure

2 Peace Corps volunteers are isolated after contact with person who later died of Ebola

Thursday - 07/31/2014, 11:28am EDT

Top doctor dies from Ebola after treating dozens

Top doctor dies from Ebola as West African airline suspends flights to 2 cities amid outbreak

Thursday - 07/31/2014, 06:42am EDT

Peace Corps evacuates over Ebola as 2 isolated

Peace Corps evacuates for Ebola as 2 volunteers isolated; Liberia closes schools as fears soar

Thursday - 07/31/2014, 05:02am EDT

6 treated for carbon monoxide during UCLA cleanup

6 treated for carbon monoxide exposure while cleaning up flooded UCLA Pauley Pavilion

Wednesday - 07/30/2014, 10:57pm EDT

Sheriff: Baby left in van outside doctor's office

Sheriff: Doctor, nurses aid baby left by Fla mom in hot minivan outside pediatrician's office

Wednesday - 07/30/2014, 09:20pm EDT

J&J withdraws fibroid treatment device from market

J&J voluntarily withdraws all fibroid removal devices amid increasing concern of cancer spread

Wednesday - 07/30/2014, 08:00pm EDT
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