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'Parenthood' star Burkholder sheds light on autism

'Parenthood' star Max Burkholder brings attention to trials of a family living with Asperger's

Thursday - 04/03/2014, 03:04pm EDT

Genetic risks for children conceived by older fathers

Dr. Drew, One Minute Clinic

Thursday - 04/03/2014, 01:17pm EDT

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Yawning is contagious, but not for people with autism or schizophrenia

Dr. Drew, One Minute Clinic

Thursday - 04/03/2014, 01:11pm EDT

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Syrians adjust to life without limbs

Their bodies shattered by war, some Syrians adjust to new life with prosthesis

Thursday - 04/03/2014, 11:46am EDT

Medicare to release billing data for 880K doctors

Despite AMA opposition, Medicare to make available billing data for individual doctors

Thursday - 04/03/2014, 10:20am EDT

Ways to beat spring allergy symptoms in the D.C. metro area

It's the time of year when people begin the battle against spring allergies -- and the D.C. area is particularly vulnerable, according to a local doctor.

Thursday - 04/03/2014, 08:53am EDT

Eat, drink, sleep: 10 foods and drinks to help you sleep

Mover over, Thanksgiving turkey -- elk meat is the real master when it comes to delivering sleep-inducing doses of tryptophan. See which other foods and drinks can help you sleep.

Thursday - 04/03/2014, 06:37am EDT

Health leaders on drug co. boards; a conflict?

Academic health leaders paid big bucks on industry boards; conflicts of interest, study asks?

Thursday - 04/03/2014, 05:50am EDT

Va. family of 10-year-old cancer victim to watch president sign research law

The family of Gabriella Miller will be in the Oval Office Thursday, as President Barack Obama signs a pediatric research bill named for the 10-year-old Loudoun County cancer victim.

Thursday - 04/03/2014, 05:46am EDT

Court says suit over frozen woman can proceed

Court says family can proceed with suit that claims LA hospital put woman in freezer alive

Wednesday - 04/02/2014, 10:20pm EDT

Guinea reports Ebola death toll rises to 78

Guinea reports Ebola death toll rises to 78; Liberia confirms first fatality from disease

Wednesday - 04/02/2014, 07:36pm EDT

Hobby Lobby 401(k) invests in birth control makers

Health care challenger Hobby Lobby's retirement funds invest in contraceptive makers

Wednesday - 04/02/2014, 07:00pm EDT

NYC doctor on trial in patients' overdose deaths

NYC pain doctor goes on trial on manslaughter charges in patients' overdose deaths

Wednesday - 04/02/2014, 06:20pm EDT

Report: EPA fails to disclose risks in human tests

Report: EPA failed to reveal all risks posed to human subjects exposed to air pollutants

Wednesday - 04/02/2014, 05:50pm EDT

Carpenter adjusting to new role out of the car

Ed Carpenter making moves as a team owner to benefit the IndyCar team he leads

Wednesday - 04/02/2014, 05:48pm EDT

What is Parkinson's disease?

Dr. Drew, One Minute Clinic

Wednesday - 04/02/2014, 02:28pm EDT

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What you can find out on the CDC's website

Dr. Drew, One Minute Clinic

Wednesday - 04/02/2014, 02:25pm EDT

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Surgery gives long-term help for obese diabetics

Obesity surgery gives long-lasting help for Type 2 diabetes; beats medicines, study finds

Wednesday - 04/02/2014, 02:14pm EDT

FDA OKs 1st hay fever allergy immunotherapy tablet

FDA OKs 1st dissolving immunotherapy tablet for seasonal allergies; 2 from Merck await ruling

Wednesday - 04/02/2014, 01:49pm EDT

Studies: Low vitamin D levels contribute to disease risk

A little extra time in the sun could help reduce the likelihood of contracting some diseases, according to new research.

Wednesday - 04/02/2014, 11:17am EDT
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