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Lawmakers reach compromise on medical marijuana

Lawmakers reach medical marijuana compromise, allowing 15 grower licenses in first 2 years

Monday - 04/07/2014, 09:20pm EDT

Dr. Frank Jobe remembered at Dodger Stadium

Dr. Frank Jobe, who pioneered Tommy John surgery, celebrated at Dodger Stadium memorial

Monday - 04/07/2014, 08:05pm EDT

Chili's nixes autism event after backlash

Chili's cancels fundraising for autism group after backlash over its vaccination stance

Monday - 04/07/2014, 06:10pm EDT

NY rail crash engineer had sleep woes, felt dazed

Engineer in deadly NY train derailment had sleeping disorder, told investigators he felt dazed

Monday - 04/07/2014, 06:05pm EDT

US health secretary: Nations cannot ignore disease

Sebelius at conference: Health is 'great global connector,' nations cannot ignore disease

Monday - 04/07/2014, 05:50pm EDT

Va. governor signs mental health bill

Va. Gov. Terry McAuliffe signs mental health bill, prompted by suicide of state senator's son

Monday - 04/07/2014, 03:06pm EDT

Surgery could fix giraffe's terminal birth defect

6-month-old Oklahoma City Zoo giraffe to undergo surgery to correct terminal birth defect

Monday - 04/07/2014, 02:58pm EDT

Guinea: Airport passengers screened for Ebola

Guinea: Airport passengers screened for Ebola as French doctors oversee boarding procedures

Monday - 04/07/2014, 02:08pm EDT

New labor, delivery option: nitrous oxide for pain

A few hospitals around the country are offering laughing gas, or nitrous oxide, as an alternative choice when it comes to pain management.

Monday - 04/07/2014, 01:05pm EDT
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Pope presses anti-AIDS chastity strategy in Africa

Pope presses Vatican strategy to educate Africans on chastity to combat HIV/AIDS

Monday - 04/07/2014, 12:38pm EDT

Research: Maryland city ranks as one of most obese in U.S.

One Maryland city may need to cut out some calories after new research ranked it among the most obese cities in the United States. The Washington, D.C., area ranked on another list.

Monday - 04/07/2014, 12:09pm EDT

How to prevent foodborne illnesses

Dr. Drew, One Minute Clinic

Monday - 04/07/2014, 11:23am EDT

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How your smartphone habits are affecting your kids

Dr. Drew, One Minute Clinic

Monday - 04/07/2014, 11:21am EDT

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MedStar Washington named one of 2014's '100 Great Hospitals in America'

MedStar Washington Hospital Center in Northwest D.C. was the only local hospital named to "2014's 100 Great Hospitals in America" list compiled by health care industry publication Becker's Hospital Review.

Monday - 04/07/2014, 11:01am EDT

'We're all paying:' Heroin spreads misery in US

Amid rising heroin use and deaths, police, parents, ex-addicts fight back to help communities

Monday - 04/07/2014, 10:42am EDT

7M enrolled doesn't guarantee health law's success

Obama promotes 7M health care sign-ups, but many challenges loom for next enrollment season

Monday - 04/07/2014, 10:34am EDT

Fukushima children start school, flee radiation

Fukushima children start school away from radiation in city where Chernobyl doctor is mayor

Monday - 04/07/2014, 10:14am EDT

Even the healthy locked out of 2014 policies now

Want a new individual health policy? There's a good chance you're locked out until 2015

Monday - 04/07/2014, 07:50am EDT

A new weapon to stop bleeding on the battlefield

A new way to save wounded warriors is coming to the battlefield.

Monday - 04/07/2014, 04:55am EDT

More doctors taking flat fee instead of insurance

It used to be known as "concierge medicine" -- doctors who don't take health insurance, and accept monthly flat fees for personalized service. But it's not just for the rich and famous anymore.

Monday - 04/07/2014, 04:40am EDT
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