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Boy who won ESPY for TD run now in cancer trial

Boy who received national acclaim for TD in 2013 Nebraska game now in children's cancer trial

Updated 54 minutes, 38 seconds ago

Ebola takes big toll on already poor health care

Ebola's toll on health care in W. Africa hits hard, will be felt for years to come

Updated 00 minutes, 38 seconds ago

Missing British boy with tumor found in Spain

Missing 5-year-old British boy with brain tumor found in Spain

Updated 1 hours, 52 minutes ago

Liberian Ebola survivor praises experimental drug

Liberian Ebola survivor calls for more experimental drug to be sent to Africa; blockade lifted

Saturday - 08/30/2014, 05:58pm EDT

1st case of West Nile virus reported in Maryland

Health officials confirm 1st case of West Nile virus in Maryland this year

Saturday - 08/30/2014, 05:40pm EDT

Study: Novel heart failure drug shows big promise

First-of-a-kind Novartis heart failure drug saves lives, cuts hospitalizations in big study

Saturday - 08/30/2014, 04:14pm EDT

Tax forms could pose challenge for HealthCare.gov

Those with health coverage through Obama's law may face a challenge in getting tax-return form

Saturday - 08/30/2014, 04:14pm EDT

Experimental Ebola drug heals all monkeys in study

Experimental Ebola drug healed all infected monkeys in a study; human tests await fresh supply

Saturday - 08/30/2014, 12:22pm EDT

Sweeping lawsuit targets soccer concussions

Lawsuit seeks to compel soccer leaders to change safety rules with aim of reducing concussions

Saturday - 08/30/2014, 12:20pm EDT

12 Maryland students show signs of whooping cough

Montgomery County officials say 12 students at 4 schools have shown signs of whooping cough

Saturday - 08/30/2014, 12:00pm EDT

Ebola in mind, US colleges screen some students

With Ebola in mind, US campuses plan to screen students arriving from West Africa

Saturday - 08/30/2014, 11:24am EDT

USDA seizes more than 1,200 illegal giant snails

Beware of giant snails! USDA seizes more than 1,200 African snails that eat buildings, crops

Saturday - 08/30/2014, 11:24am EDT

Scientists dig into Ebola's deadly genes for clues

By mapping Ebola's deadly genetic details, scientists seek answers to what makes it tick

Saturday - 08/30/2014, 11:24am EDT

US to begin safety testing Ebola vaccine next week

Feds: US testing of Ebola vaccine for safety to start next week with 20 healthy patients

Saturday - 08/30/2014, 11:24am EDT

Tripping seniors on purpose to stop future falls

Tripping on treadmills? Scientists make seniors slip in lab to see if it can stop future falls

Saturday - 08/30/2014, 11:24am EDT

Do-it-yourself blood pressure care can beat MDs

Do-it-yourself blood pressure care may surpass office-based treatment for some patients: Study

Saturday - 08/30/2014, 11:24am EDT

EPA staff says agency needs to be tough on smog

Environmental Protection Agency staff says smog rules should be up to 20 percent stronger

Saturday - 08/30/2014, 05:10am EDT

Liberia to unseal slum cordoned off to stop Ebola

Liberia to lift cordon around slum neighborhood sealed off to stop Ebola's spread

Saturday - 08/30/2014, 04:36am EDT

OK, so we have germs. But they're our unique germs

Study: Rub-a-dub-dub, no matter how much you scrub, your home is covered in your unique germs

Friday - 08/29/2014, 11:58pm EDT

Community Health details attack on patient records

Community Health says cyberattack snares information from more than 4 million patients

Wednesday - 08/20/2014, 11:00am EDT

Liberia president declares Ebola curfew

Liberia's president declares curfew, quarantine of large slum amid mounting Ebola death toll

Wednesday - 08/20/2014, 04:46am EDT

Peanut, almond butter recalled for salmonella risk

Peanut, almond butter from Hain Celestial unit recalled due to salmonella risk

Wednesday - 08/20/2014, 01:10am EDT

NHL concussion lawsuits consolidated in Minnesota

3 concussion lawsuits filed by former NHL players consolidated under 1 judge in Minnesota

Tuesday - 08/19/2014, 10:10pm EDT

Denbrock recovering from prostate cancer

Notre Dame offensive coordinator Denbrock discloses he's recovering from prostate cancer

Tuesday - 08/19/2014, 08:00pm EDT

FDA approves new drug for rare genetic disease

FDA approves new oral drug to treat patients with form of rare Gaucher's disease

Tuesday - 08/19/2014, 07:28pm EDT

UN Ebola coordinator to visit West Africa

Expert coordinating UN efforts to fight Ebola to visit Washington, West Africa this week

Tuesday - 08/19/2014, 07:08pm EDT

Defense grills plant manager in salmonella trial

Defense attorney grills former peanut plant manager in trial linked to salmonella outbreak

Tuesday - 08/19/2014, 05:00pm EDT

Correction: People-Bon Jovi-Christie story

Correction: People-Bon Jovi-Christie story

Tuesday - 08/19/2014, 03:48pm EDT

Patient advocates say insurers avoiding the sick

Patient advocates press Obama administration on health care law's anti-discrimination rules

Tuesday - 08/19/2014, 03:18pm EDT

AstraZeneca says DOJ closes probe into drug trial

AstraZeneca: US Department of Justice closes blood thinner investigation

Tuesday - 08/19/2014, 01:49pm EDT

GameStop CEO treated for cancerous brain tumor

GameStop CEO Paul Raines treated for cancerous brain tumor; company expects him to stay in job

Tuesday - 08/19/2014, 12:20pm EDT

Denmark links new listeria death to tainted meat

Denmark's investigation links new death to tainted meat

Tuesday - 08/19/2014, 10:40am EDT

Michigan girl mauled by raccoon finishes surgeries

Western Michigan girl mauled by raccoon as baby celebrates end of 2 years' worth of surgeries

Tuesday - 08/19/2014, 10:26am EDT

McDonald's confronts its junk food image

McDonald's confronts its junk food image as sales flag

Tuesday - 08/19/2014, 10:26am EDT
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