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Study: Diabetic heart attacks and strokes falling

Study sees drop in rates of most common major diabetes complications _ heart attack and stroke

Updated 49 minutes, 54 seconds ago

Ebola virus in Africa outbreak is a new strain

Report: Ebola virus in Guinea is a new strain, not imported from other African countries

Saturday - 04/19/2014, 01:22am EDT

Cyrus ill, postpones US tour, resumes in August

Miley Cyrus postpones US tour while recovering from allergic reaction; resumes shows in August

Friday - 04/18/2014, 11:40pm EDT

TNT's Sager to miss NBA playoffs due to leukemia

TNT analyst Craig Sager to miss NBA playoffs as he undergoes treatment for leukemia

Friday - 04/18/2014, 11:10pm EDT

Study finds signs of brain changes in pot smokers

Study suggests casual marijuana users may get brain changes that foreshadow later trouble

Friday - 04/18/2014, 08:50pm EDT

Malaysia reports first Asian death from MERS virus

Malaysia reports 1st death from MERS in Asia; Philippines isolates man who came home from UAE

Friday - 04/18/2014, 06:40pm EDT

Telomere study supports beauty sleep

The old addage saying: "better get your beauty sleep" now has more scientific backing. One study shows that shortening telomeres are linked to cellular aging.

Friday - 04/18/2014, 04:14pm EDT

USDA orders farms to report pig virus infections

USDA orders hog farms, labs to report infections from virus that has killed millions of pigs

Friday - 04/18/2014, 02:10pm EDT

Polar vortex has lead to a pollen vortex

The pollen count was above 1,000 last weekend. A count of 75 is considered high.

Friday - 04/18/2014, 01:16pm EDT

Whoopi Goldberg writes Denver Post cannabis column

Whoopi Goldberg starts marijuana column for Denver Post's Cannabist website

Friday - 04/18/2014, 09:30am EDT

A home test that screens for colorectal cancer

Dr. Drew, One Minute Clinic

Friday - 04/18/2014, 09:03am EDT

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How you can find out infection rates at your hospital

Dr. Drew, One Minute Clinic

Friday - 04/18/2014, 09:01am EDT

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Christian broadcaster wins health care injunction

Christian broadcaster Dobson wins injunction in lawsuit over emergency contraception rule

Thursday - 04/17/2014, 10:30pm EDT

FDA warns of cancer risk with fibroid procedure

FDA discourages electronic fibroid procedure due to risk of cancer spread in some women

Thursday - 04/17/2014, 07:39pm EDT

FDA OKs Merck tablet to reduce ragweed allergies

FDA approves 2nd Merck tablet to reduce immune response to allergies, this time for ragweed

Thursday - 04/17/2014, 07:35pm EDT

Fish found with mercury in remote Western regions

Scientists: Mercury found in game fish from remote lakes, streams of Western states

Thursday - 04/17/2014, 07:27pm EDT

One scary comparison: One night's hospital stay in the U.S. vs. rest of the world

We probably didn't need another study to tell us that health care in the U.S. is expensive. But we may not have realized just how expensive until now.

Thursday - 04/17/2014, 06:25pm EDT

Report projects health care costs to dip slightly

New CBO report projects costs of health care program to dip slightly

Thursday - 04/17/2014, 05:30pm EDT

West Africa's Ebola outbreak has claimed 137 lives

Ebola virus outbreak in West Africa has claimed 137 lives, according to UN health agency

Thursday - 04/17/2014, 05:30pm EDT

Famous Los Angeles mountain lion exposed to poison

Famous Los Angeles mountain lion exposed to rat poison, suffering from mange

Thursday - 04/17/2014, 05:24pm EDT
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