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Health News

Pharmacist group says members shouldn't aid in executions

Pharmacist association says members ought not provide drugs for executions

Tuesday - 03/31/2015, 11:54pm EDT

15-year-old cheetah euthanized at Maryland Zoo

15-year-old cheetah suffering from kidney disease euthanized at Maryland Zoo

Tuesday - 03/31/2015, 09:20pm EDT

Prosecutors: Medicaid scam exploited poor who needed shoes

NYC prosecutors: Doctors, others in Medicaid scam exploited poor people who needed new shoes

Tuesday - 03/31/2015, 08:40pm EDT

5 US aid workers monitored for Ebola in Nebraska released

5 US aid workers being monitored for Ebola at Nebraska hospital released with no symptoms

Tuesday - 03/31/2015, 08:20pm EDT

Colleges getting out of health insurance business

Health care reform opens door to allow US colleges to drop student health insurance

Tuesday - 03/31/2015, 05:40pm EDT

Family: Mumia Abu-Jamal treated for diabetes complications

Family of Mumia Abu-Jamal says former death row inmate hospitalized for diabetes complications

Tuesday - 03/31/2015, 05:27pm EDT

Supreme Court sides with Idaho in Medicaid pay dispute

Supreme Court: Private medical providers can't sue states to raise Medicaid reimbursement rate

Tuesday - 03/31/2015, 02:58pm EDT

First lady asks kids to step up for healthy lunch challenge

Michelle Obama again asking kids to compete to make healthy lunch recipes, attend state dinner

Tuesday - 03/31/2015, 12:18pm EDT

Program to put 'Kids Eat Right' logo on Kraft Singles ending

Kraft says program to put dietitian group's 'Kids Eat Right' logo on Kraft Singles ending

Tuesday - 03/31/2015, 12:17pm EDT

Grandma is a centerfold: Rest home bares all for calendar

Elderly Ohioans expose bare shoulders, toes in suggestive calendar for assisted living center

Tuesday - 03/31/2015, 11:24am EDT

New Arizona governor avoids major GOP political fights

New Arizona governor sidesteps major political battles that might offend conservative GOP base

Tuesday - 03/31/2015, 09:48am EDT

NSA: Car smashes into police vehicle at Fort Meade; 1 dead

NSA: 1 suspect dead after car rams police vehicle at Fort Meade; 2nd man, officer injured

Tuesday - 03/31/2015, 04:30am EDT

Pharmacists' group discourages providing execution drugs

Pharmacists association adopts policy discouraging members from providing death penalty drugs

Tuesday - 03/31/2015, 03:24am EDT

White House unveils plan to fight antibiotic-resistant germs

White House announces five-year plan to fight the threat posed by antibiotic-resistant germs

Monday - 03/30/2015, 09:36pm EDT

Amid bird flu outbreak, turkey farmers increase security

As bird flu outbreak hits more farms in top US turkey state, producers tighten biosecurity

Monday - 03/30/2015, 07:27pm EDT

Woman's appeal for kidney donor on car window pays off

Maine woman's appeal for a kidney donor in rear window of car pays off; stranger steps forward

Monday - 03/30/2015, 03:59pm EDT

UK judge: Suspect in Litvinenko death can testify at inquiry

British judge says suspect in poisoning of ex-Russian spy Litvinenko can testify at inquiry

Monday - 03/30/2015, 03:19pm EDT

FDA to scrutinize unproven alternative remedies

FDA seeks new information on safety, efficacy of unproven homeopathic remedies

Monday - 03/30/2015, 03:00pm EDT

Alcoholism, violence and neglect: life as George Best's son

10 years after George Best's death, son reveals extent of alcoholism and rage, angering family

Monday - 03/30/2015, 02:04pm EDT

Sierra Leone plans another shutdown to stop Ebola's spread

Sierra Leone plans another three-day, countrywide shutdown to stop Ebola's spread

Thursday - 03/19/2015, 02:40pm EDT

Nevada bill would allow sick pets to use medical marijuana

Nevada bill would let pets use pot; proposal calls for medical marijuana cards for animals

Thursday - 03/19/2015, 02:34pm EDT

Zimbabwean officials shoot stray dogs to stop rabies

Illegal breeding in Zimbabwe sees spike in stray dogs and rabies, forcing officials to shoot

Thursday - 03/19/2015, 01:10pm EDT

Breast biopsy accuracy is questioned in experimental study

Breast biopsy accuracy varies, especially with pre-cancer conditions, experimental study says

Thursday - 03/19/2015, 08:50am EDT
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