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Health News

Gov't pays 76 percent of premium under health law

Health law report: Average enrollee in federal market pays $82 monthly on premium of $346

Wednesday - 06/18/2014, 01:31am EDT

New Jersey hospital to offer veterans priority

New Jersey hospital to offer veterans same-day appointments and health-care navigators

Wednesday - 06/18/2014, 01:31am EDT

Mammograms may cut breast cancer deaths by 28%

Having mammogram may cut breast cancer deaths by 28% but women should consider potential harms

Tuesday - 06/17/2014, 08:26pm EDT

VA acting secretary visits Baltimore

VA acting secretary visits Baltimore, addresses lengthy wait times for veterans

Tuesday - 06/17/2014, 07:30pm EDT

Jaguars' Yarno leaves to begin cancer treatment

Jaguars assistant George Yarno leaves team to begin cancer treatment at home in Washington

Tuesday - 06/17/2014, 06:10pm EDT

Liberian official: 7 more deaths linked to Ebola

Health official: 7 people thought to have Ebola die in 1st reported deaths in Liberia capital

Tuesday - 06/17/2014, 05:11pm EDT

Troubled Phoenix VA doled out $10M in bonuses

Troubled Phoenix VA Health Care System paid $10 million in employee bonuses in last 3 years

Tuesday - 06/17/2014, 04:30pm EDT

Waits for doctors can vary widely outside the VA

How long new patients wait for first appointment varies by where you live, type of care sought

Tuesday - 06/17/2014, 02:30pm EDT

WHO warns of Mideast virus threat to pilgrims

United Nations health agency warns of Mideast virus threat ahead of Muslim pilgrimage season

Tuesday - 06/17/2014, 10:20am EDT

AP PHOTOS: Blind find game in Mexico soccer league

AP PHOTOS: Mexico City soccer league is an outlet for blind and visually impaired players

Tuesday - 06/17/2014, 09:46am EDT

New study aims to rapidly test lung cancer drugs

Medical speed-dating: Novel study will match lung cancer drugs to patients' gene profiles

Tuesday - 06/17/2014, 06:40am EDT

US stocks manage meager gains on mostly quiet day

US stocks manage meager gains in listless trading; Deals lift Covidien, Williams Companies

Tuesday - 06/17/2014, 05:24am EDT

A look at the saltiest foods

A look at the saltiest foods as FDA prepares to issue sodium guidelines

Tuesday - 06/17/2014, 04:20am EDT

Acting Veterans Affairs secretary to visit Md.

Acting Veterans Affairs secretary to visit Baltimore facility

Tuesday - 06/17/2014, 03:50am EDT

APNewsBreak: Oregon closer to health exchange suit

APNewsBreak: Demands for evidence signal Oregon's steps toward suing over health exchange site

Monday - 06/16/2014, 08:20pm EDT

Unions join fight over Washington fish consumption

Washington unions back businesses in fight over fish consumption, water quality

Monday - 06/16/2014, 08:12pm EDT

Senate bill would double veterans' health spending

Experts: Senate bill to cut long waits for vets could double spending on veterans' health care

Monday - 06/16/2014, 08:10pm EDT

Grocers sue Vermont over GMO food label law

Grocers, others, sue Vermont over law requiring labels on genetically modified food

Monday - 06/16/2014, 07:36pm EDT

First lady pledges to fight for lunch standards

Michelle Obama pledges 'fight until the bitter end' to keep healthier school lunch standards

Monday - 06/16/2014, 06:46pm EDT

Teams bring favorite foods with them to Brazil

World Cup teams make sure players are well-fed with in-house nutritionists and chefs

Monday - 06/16/2014, 04:40pm EDT

Woman sues after STD diagnosis posted on Facebook

Woman whose syphilis diagnosis and name were posted on Facebook sues Ohio hospital, worker

Monday - 06/09/2014, 05:28pm EDT
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