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Health News

Pink eye extends school closures in American Samoa

American Samoa extends school closures amid pink eye outbreak affecting students, teachers

Wednesday - 04/09/2014, 06:50pm EDT

Lt. gov to lead Va. mental health task force

Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam picked to lead Virginia mental health task force

Wednesday - 04/09/2014, 03:38pm EDT

Report: Exchanges yield more specialty drug claims

Report: Overhaul's exchange coverage yields more expensive, specialty drug claims

Wednesday - 04/09/2014, 03:20pm EDT

TV host Samantha Harris is battling breast cancer

TV host Samantha Harris: I'm battling breast cancer, but I'll beat it for my daughters' sake

Wednesday - 04/09/2014, 02:58pm EDT

Correction: Cruise Ship-Illnesses story

Correction: Cruise Ship-Illnesses story

Wednesday - 04/09/2014, 02:39pm EDT

High-tech items giving deaf-blind online access

Free high-tech devices to low-income deaf and blind people open doors to online communication

Wednesday - 04/09/2014, 01:54pm EDT

CVS goes cold turkey; may pressure rivals, or not

CVS kicks the tobacco habit _ industry waits to see if it's a retail rebel, or the future

Wednesday - 04/09/2014, 10:06am EDT

Survey confirms gains in health insurance sign-ups

Gallup survey: Obama's health coverage expansion gaining momentum

Wednesday - 04/09/2014, 09:40am EDT

Database: Some docs getting millions from Medicare

Medicare paid some doctors $3 million or more apiece in 2012; one got $20.8M

Wednesday - 04/09/2014, 06:24am EDT

Knee tendinitis sidelines Pistons F Josh Smith

Detroit Pistons F Josh Smith out with patella tendinitis in game against former Hawks team

Tuesday - 04/08/2014, 09:19pm EDT

Medical Assn won't stop Medicare doc data release

Medical Association says it won't block April 9 release of Medicare billings for 880K doctors

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

Chicago Cardinal George staying home for treatment

Chicago's Cardinal George won't go to Rome for canonizations, resuming chemotherapy for cancer

Tuesday - 04/08/2014, 07:39pm EDT

Giraffe dies in surgery for terminal heart defect

Oklahoma City Zoo officials say 6-month-old giraffe was euthanized during surgery

Tuesday - 04/08/2014, 07:18pm EDT

5 things to know about heroin use, getting help

5 things to know about rise in heroin use, how to get help

Tuesday - 04/08/2014, 05:44pm EDT

Gay men divided over use of HIV prevention drug

Bitter debate persists among gay men, health experts over use of HIV prevention drug Truvada

Tuesday - 04/08/2014, 05:34pm 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

Pfizer reports promising results for cancer drug

Pfizer says experimental drug shows promising results treating advanced breast cancer

Tuesday - 04/08/2014, 01:40pm EDT
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