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UVa Medical Center grant to aid rural patients

Federal grant aims to help University of Virginia Medical Center check on rural patients

Friday - 07/11/2014, 09:40am EDT

How summer's heat leads to uptick in emergency room trips

Summer weekends are time to have fun. But some people's revelry can land them in the emergency room.

Friday - 07/11/2014, 08:22am EDT

Disabled people denied voting rights, group says

Thousands with disabilities denied right to vote in California, group says

Friday - 07/11/2014, 07:58am EDT

Study: Psych drug ER trips approach 90,000 a year

Psych drug ER visits total almost 90,000 yearly; drug in Ambien among the culprits, study says

Friday - 07/11/2014, 06:20am EDT

Japan musician Ryuichi Sakamoto has throat cancer

Japanese musician Ryuichi Sakamoto has throat cancer, cancels concerts to focus on treatment

Friday - 07/11/2014, 06:09am EDT

Forgotten vials of smallpox found in storage room

Forgotten vials of smallpox found in US storage room; unclear whether virus is dead or alive

Friday - 07/11/2014, 02:18am EDT

New report offers guidance for parenting kids with ADHD

Children with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorders are at a high risk of developing substance abuse problems later. And the American Academy of Pediatrics is out with additional guidance for doctors designed to help reverse that troubling trend.

Thursday - 07/10/2014, 09:04pm EDT

UN: 50 new Ebola cases in 2 African nations

UN: 50 new Ebola cases in 2 African countries since last week, deadly virus still spreading

Thursday - 07/10/2014, 08:28pm EDT

Royals place Vargas on DL after appendectomy

Royals place lefty Jason Vargas on DL after appendectomy, recall Louis Coleman from Omaha

Thursday - 07/10/2014, 06:20pm EDT

5 things about the Tour de France 6th stage

Tour de France enters beloved city of French kings and postwar reconciliation in Stage 6

Thursday - 07/10/2014, 06:18pm EDT

Ga. governor pushes trials of marijuana derivative

Georgia governor pushes trials of cannabis derivative as South warms up to medical marijuana

Thursday - 07/10/2014, 04:00pm EDT

AIDS research team in Iowa loses $1.38M grant

Federal government withdraws $1.38M research grant for AIDS vaccine from Iowa State team

Thursday - 07/10/2014, 03:30pm EDT

Reality TV could be the reason for declining teen pregnancy

Dr. Drew, One Minute Clinic

Thursday - 07/10/2014, 12:51pm EDT

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NIH workers upset they weren't told about smallpox

Workers at the National Institutes of Health's Bethesda campus are upset they were not kept in the loop about the deadly smallpox virus found there last week.

Thursday - 07/10/2014, 12:14pm EDT

Biographical information on Joseph Swedish

A look at Joseph Swedish, CEO of Blue Cross Blue Shield health insurer WellPoint

Thursday - 07/10/2014, 11:32am EDT

Mascherano, Zabaleta play on after blows to head

Mascherano and Zabaleta play on in World Cup semifinals after receiving blows to head

Thursday - 07/10/2014, 06:16am EDT

Va. changes regs on long-term care insurance

Virginia regulators change coverage lapse notice requirements for long-term care insurers

Thursday - 07/10/2014, 03:40am EDT

VA apologizes to whistleblowers facing retaliation

VA official on retaliation claims: 'I apologize to everyone whose voice has been stifled'

Thursday - 07/10/2014, 03:32am EDT

No practicing on patients: New docs get boot camp

No practicing on patients: Brand-new doctors in Chicago get boot camp first to freshen skills

Thursday - 07/10/2014, 03:32am EDT

MIT finger device reads to the blind in real time

MIT's FingerReader device helps people with vision impairment read with the swipe of a finger

Thursday - 07/10/2014, 03:28am EDT
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