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Health News

FDA OKs Merck tablet to reduce ragweed allergies

FDA approves 2nd Merck tablet to reduce immune response to allergies, this time for ragweed

Thursday - 04/17/2014, 07:35pm EDT

Fish found with mercury in remote Western regions

Scientists: Mercury found in game fish from remote lakes, streams of Western states

Thursday - 04/17/2014, 07:27pm EDT

Report projects health care costs to dip slightly

New CBO report projects costs of health care program to dip slightly

Thursday - 04/17/2014, 05:30pm EDT

West Africa's Ebola outbreak has claimed 137 lives

Ebola virus outbreak in West Africa has claimed 137 lives, according to UN health agency

Thursday - 04/17/2014, 05:30pm EDT

Famous Los Angeles mountain lion exposed to poison

Famous Los Angeles mountain lion exposed to rat poison, suffering from mange

Thursday - 04/17/2014, 05:24pm EDT

Medical pot measure could boost Fla. Democrats

Medical marijuana measure in Florida a key test of pot's political potency for Democrats

Thursday - 04/17/2014, 05:21pm EDT

Spate of Mideast virus infections raises concerns

New infections in Gulf, spread to Asia, raise concerns about efforts to contain MERS virus

Thursday - 04/17/2014, 12:38pm EDT

Bills great Kelly hoping to spend weekend at home

Hall of Fame QB Kelly planning to spend weekend in Buffalo as break from cancer treatments

Wednesday - 04/16/2014, 08:30pm EDT

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials in newspapers in the US and abroad

Wednesday - 04/16/2014, 06:10pm EDT

More former players sue NHL regarding concussions

Former players sue NHL, alleging league hid risks of concussions; third such suit filed

Wednesday - 04/16/2014, 05:20pm EDT

Mizeur calls for legal physician-assisted suicide

Gubernatorial candidate Heather Mizeur calls for Md. to legalize physician-assisted suicide

Wednesday - 04/16/2014, 03:10pm EDT

Smartphone apps to help patients take their meds

Forgetting to take your medicine? Smartphone apps help patients remember and track doses

Wednesday - 04/16/2014, 02:01pm EDT

Smartphone apps remind patients to take their meds

Have trouble remembering to take your medicine? Try apps for personal reminders, other help

Wednesday - 04/16/2014, 01:50pm EDT

Rabid cat bites 2 people in Norfolk

Norfolk health officials canvass neighborhood for potential exposure after rabid cat bites 2

Wednesday - 04/16/2014, 01:30pm EDT

Alicia Silverstone out with book 'Kind Mama'

Labor pains? More like labor of love: Silverstone has 'Kind' approach to pregnancy and babies

Wednesday - 04/16/2014, 01:17pm EDT

Cuban doctors in eye of Venezuelan hurricane

Cuban doctors in eye of Venezuelan hurricane; program popular with poor, maddening to critics

Wednesday - 04/16/2014, 09:50am EDT

Ex-radiology tech filed false mammogram results

Ex-Ga. radiology technician pleads guilty to entering inaccurate mammogram results

Tuesday - 04/15/2014, 07:30pm EDT

DNA alternative to Pap smear sparks medical debate

Women's groups warn FDA that approving genetic test could displace tried and true Pap smear

Tuesday - 04/15/2014, 05:20pm EDT

FDA OKs Merck tablet to reduce grass allergies

FDA approves Merck's Grastek, an immunotherapy tablet to gradually reduce grass allergies

Tuesday - 04/15/2014, 04:20pm EDT

US jury hits Takeda, Eli Lilly with $9B penalty

Japan pharmaceutical company Takeda penalized over diabetes drug, plans to challenge verdict

Tuesday - 04/08/2014, 05:28pm EDT

Officials say Ebola outbreak could last months

Officials say Ebola outbreak in West Africa is among most challenging, could last months

Tuesday - 04/08/2014, 04:31pm EDT

FDA: Honey with any added sweeteners isn't honey

FDA takes steps to ensure honey is the real deal, without any added sugars or other sweeteners

Tuesday - 04/08/2014, 03:30pm EDT

Utley misses Phillies' home opener because of flu

Second baseman Chase Utley misses Philadelphia Phillies' home opener because of flu

Tuesday - 04/08/2014, 02:52pm EDT
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