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J&J seeks bioethics advice on compassionate use of drugs

Drug giant J&J seeks bioethicists' advice on compassionate use of drugs in novel pilot program

Updated 32 minutes, 41 seconds ago

Study aims to uncover why cancer plagues golden retrievers

Study of 3,000 golden retrievers aims to uncover why health woes plague breed, shorten lives

Updated 55 minutes, 01 seconds ago

Striking Zimbabwean nurses refuse to work night shift

Striking Zimbabwean nurses call $3 wage for weeklong night shift a 'mockery;' demand more pay

Updated 1 hours, 09 minutes ago

Among Hispanics, Puerto Ricans seem to have worst health

CDC report: Puerto Ricans fare worst among Hispanics in key health and death statistics

Updated 1 hours, 09 minutes ago

Aetna curtails coverage of surgical tool tied to cancer risk

Insurer Aetna to stop most coverage of hysterectomy approach tied to risk of spreading cancer

Updated 1 hours, 09 minutes ago

Using a smartphone microscope to detect parasites in blood

HEALTHBEAT: Smartphone turned into video microscope to target diseases in hard-to-reach areas

Updated 1 hours, 10 minutes ago

EPA suggests triggers for warning of algae in drinking water

EPA recommends thresholds for warning public about dangerous algal toxins in drinking water

Updated 1 hours, 20 minutes ago

Pharmaceutical firm wants lethal injection drugs returned

Pharmaceutical company demands states return supplies of drugs obtained for lethal injection

Updated 1 hours, 48 minutes ago

Hospital efforts to save very premature babies vary widely

Hospitals vary widely in how hard they try to save extremely premature babies, study finds

Thursday - 05/07/2015, 01:32am EDT

Are bungled VA claims systemic? Senators want agency review

Senators want independent review of VA to see if mismanagement of veterans' claims is systemic

Thursday - 05/07/2015, 01:32am EDT

Broadway stars to celebrate B. Smith, help fight Alzheimer's

Broadway stars to celebrate B. Smith and help fight Alzheimer's disease

Wednesday - 05/06/2015, 08:28pm EDT

Missouri woman pleads guilty in relatives' poisoning deaths

Missouri woman pleads guilty to poisoning father, brother; will testify against mother

Wednesday - 05/06/2015, 07:46pm EDT

Jeni's traces listeria to ice cream pint-filling machine

Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams traces source of listeria in Ohio facility to pint-filling machine

Wednesday - 05/06/2015, 07:40pm EDT

No agreement between Florida governor, feds on Medicaid

No agreement on Medicaid, hospital funding as Florida Gov. Scott meets with HHS secretary

Wednesday - 05/06/2015, 07:19pm EDT

Pop star and pastor call for AIDS funding

Wednesday - 05/06/2015, 06:56pm EDT

Feds offer exit plan for Montana town's asbestos cleanup

Feds offer exit plan for asbestos town cleanup, say remaining contamination is manageable

Wednesday - 05/06/2015, 06:24pm EDT

Study: Gay, bisexual kids bullied more, even at early age

Study finds gay, bisexual children get bullied more than classmates, even at a young age

Wednesday - 05/06/2015, 06:10pm EDT

Alexion Pharma to pay $8.4 billion for Synageva BioPharma

Alexion to pay premium in $8.4 B deal for rare disease treatment developer Synageva BioPharma

Wednesday - 05/06/2015, 05:16pm EDT

High-tech sensors help kids keep eye on aging parents

Aging parents keep independence, kids get peace of mind with new home sensor systems

Wednesday - 05/06/2015, 05:16pm EDT

NYC mayor proposes millions in new mental health services

NYC mayor proposes millions of dollars in new mental health services, first lady's chief cause

Wednesday - 05/06/2015, 04:58pm EDT
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