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U.Va. issues alert to students after mumps case confirmed

U.Va. issues alert to students after 1 mumps case confirmed, 4 cases suspected

Updated 00 minutes, 36 seconds ago

Pregnant smokers persuaded to quit with free diapers

Pregnant smokers who kick the habit get free diapers through northeast Ohio health program

Updated 00 minutes, 39 seconds ago

Culturally sensitive palliative care represents new approach

Culturally sensitive palliative care represents new way to treat seriously ill minorities

Updated 14 minutes, 29 seconds ago

Drivers: Return to your dealers for a 2nd air bag recall fix

More than 2M Toyotas, Chryslers and Hondas recalled 2nd time to fix faulty air bags

Updated 38 minutes, 35 seconds ago

Drive to repeal medical device tax no slam dunk in Congress

Despite lots of support in Congress, drive to repeal medical device tax is no slam dunk

Updated 38 minutes, 37 seconds ago

Val Kilmer says he's awaiting tests but doesn't have tumor

Val Kilmer undergoing tests in a hospital; actor says he doesn't have tumor

Updated 46 minutes, 30 seconds ago

More measles cases found in California

More measles cases found in California; 91 now reported

Sunday - 02/01/2015, 12:50pm EST

Flu hospitalizations of elderly hit record high, CDC says

A new sign of a bad flu season: Hospitalization rate for US elderly hit record high, CDC says

Sunday - 02/01/2015, 12:50pm EST

Scientist considered father of birth control pill dies

Carl Djerassi, chemist considered father of birth control pill, dies in California

Sunday - 02/01/2015, 11:46am EST

Crash victim thanks donors whose blood saved his life

Victim in motorcycle crash thanks donors whose blood saved his life

Sunday - 02/01/2015, 11:46am EST

White House: Science indicates parents should vaccinate kids

Amid measles outbreak, White House says science indicates parents should vaccinate their kids

Sunday - 02/01/2015, 11:46am EST

Milk does a body good? A look at the science

As milk industry fights 'naysayers,' science probes whether milk does a body good

Sunday - 02/01/2015, 11:46am EST

Some doctors won't see patients with anti-vaccine views

The doctor won't see you now: Some physicians opting to drop patients with anti-vaccine views

Sunday - 02/01/2015, 11:46am EST

Cold-stunned turtles rehabilitated in New Orleans, released

'Cold-stunned' turtles rehabilitated in New Orleans, released into Gulf of Mexico

Sunday - 02/01/2015, 09:02am EST

Black breast-feeding gatherings battle troubling health gaps

Black breast-feeding gatherings try sisterhood approach to boost rates, reduce big health gaps

Saturday - 01/31/2015, 11:36pm EST

Cynthia Nixon channels the personal to play a cancer patient

Cynthia Nixon channels the personal to play a cancer patient in Sundance drama 'James White'

Saturday - 01/31/2015, 06:30pm EST

Museum, hospital collaborate in scan of mummified remains

Museum hopes CT scan reveals more about child's mummified remains over hundreds of years old

Saturday - 01/31/2015, 01:20pm EST

FDA approves ADHD drug for binge-eating disorder

FDA approves an ADHD drug as the first treatment for binge-eating disorder

Saturday - 01/31/2015, 04:40am EST

Arizona monitoring hundreds for measles linked to Disneyland

Arizona health officials monitor hundreds for measles as outbreak linked to Disneyland grows

Saturday - 01/31/2015, 04:40am EST

WHO: Ebola response shifts to ending epidemic

World Health Organization says focus now on ending Ebola outbreak but virus still spreading

Saturday - 01/31/2015, 03:46am EST

Details of Obama's proposals for more paid leave

Details of Obama's proposals for more paid sick, parental and family leave for workers

Thursday - 01/15/2015, 12:48pm EST
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