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Health News

Sperm bank wants judge to toss suit involving biracial child

Illinois sperm bank seeks dismissal of Ohio woman's lawsuit who had a healthy biracial baby

Friday - 05/01/2015, 11:20am EDT

German measles officially eliminated in North, South America

German measles is 3rd disease eliminated from North, South America; smallpox, polio also gone

Friday - 05/01/2015, 08:02am EDT

Singapore's Lee says he's free of cancer after treatment

Singapore Prime Minister Lee says he's free of prostate cancer after treatment

Friday - 05/01/2015, 07:50am EDT

Bird flu losses likely to top 20M with new cases in Iowa

Losses from bird flu to top 20M with new cases in Iowa, including 5.5M at egg-laying farm

Friday - 05/01/2015, 06:10am EDT

Officer in fatal arrest once hospitalized over mental health

Sheriff's report: Officer who pursued Freddie Gray was hospitalized in 2012 over mental health

Friday - 05/01/2015, 03:30am EDT

Medicare data show contrast in generic, brand prescribing

Medicare figures on doctor prescribing practices show contrast in generic, brand drug use

Friday - 05/01/2015, 01:54am EDT

House OKs GOP measure blocking local DC abortion rights law

GOP pushes bill through House blocking local DC abortion rights law, Obama threatens veto

Friday - 05/01/2015, 12:48am EDT

South African judge grants terminally ill man right to die

Terminally ill South African man dies shortly after judgment granting him the right to die

Friday - 05/01/2015, 12:10am EDT

Black band coral disease continues to affect Kauai reefs

Scientists using experimental putty treatment to contain Kauai coral black band disease

Thursday - 04/30/2015, 10:32pm EDT

Chinese babies born during pollution-light Olympics heavier

Study of pregnancies during Beijing Olympics suggests link between pollution and birth weight

Thursday - 04/30/2015, 08:00pm EDT

Business Highlights

Business Highlights

Thursday - 04/30/2015, 07:30pm EDT

Indiana lawmakers OK needle exchange programs

Indiana lawmakers OK needle exchange programs for communities with HIV, hepatitis C outbreaks

Thursday - 04/30/2015, 06:34pm EDT

'Top Chef' judge Simmons joins NY school nutrition effort

'Top Chef' judge Gail Simmons joins New York City school nutrition campaign

Thursday - 04/30/2015, 06:28pm EDT

Blueprint Medicines climbs after IPO tops estimates at $147M

Blueprint Medicines gains after its IPO prices above expectations at $147M

Thursday - 04/30/2015, 05:50pm EDT

Rights group urges Paraguay to permit girl to have abortion

Amnesty International calls on Paraguay to allow pregnant girl to have abortion for health

Thursday - 04/30/2015, 05:30pm EDT

Apple, IBM, Japan Post team up to improve elderly care

Apple, IBM, Japan Post team up to improve elderly care in Japan, want other places to follow

Thursday - 04/30/2015, 03:42pm EDT

Pressure grows to end blanket bans on gay men blood donors

European court questions blanket bans on gay men blood donors, seen as outdated

Thursday - 04/30/2015, 02:50pm EDT

Assurant selling or closing health insurance division

Assurant to sell or close health insurance division which has struggled under new federal law

Thursday - 04/30/2015, 02:37pm EDT

Taylor Swift calls fan with cancer to discuss music, tour

Family of 12-year-old girl with cancer says Taylor Swift called her to discuss music, tour

Thursday - 04/30/2015, 02:13pm EDT
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