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Court rejects new cases on birth control coverage

Supreme Court rejects early look at non-profit challenge to health law birth control issue

Monday - 03/31/2014, 01:20pm EDT

J&J accepts $4B Carlyle offer for diagnostics unit

Johnson & Johnson has accepted an offer of about $4 billion from the private equity firm The Carlyle Group to buy its Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics business

Monday - 03/31/2014, 12:51pm EDT

Tainted food suspected in Pa. school trip illness

Md. public health official suspects food poisoning in illness aboard Pa. high school trip bus

Monday - 03/31/2014, 11:20am EDT

Study backs nonsurgical way to fix heart valves

Study finds better survival with Medtronic device to fix heart's aortic valve without surgery

Monday - 03/31/2014, 10:22am EDT

Ebola spread to Guinea capital raises fears

Spread of deadly Ebola virus to Guinea capital raises fears; at least 70 dead

Monday - 03/31/2014, 08:52am EDT

Tips: Spring clean your workout and diet

If your body needs an extra jump-start to get fit for the seasons ahead, personal trainer Josef Brandenburg has tips on how to quickly and effectively get in shape for spring.

Monday - 03/31/2014, 07:16am EDT

Ben's Run: Local charity makes strides in leukemia care

Clare Goldfogle lost her son, Ben, to leukemia in 2009.

Monday - 03/31/2014, 04:46am EDT

Schools increasingly check students for obesity

Schools increasingly measure students to check obesity rates, sparking privacy debate

Monday - 03/31/2014, 03:08am EDT

Sebelius: Texas opposition hasn't helped sign-ups

Sebelius: Political opposition in Texas to health care law hasn't helped insurance sign-ups

Monday - 03/31/2014, 01:50am EDT

Study: Married folks have fewer heart problems

Healthy vows: Married folks are less likely to have any kind of heart problem, big study finds

Monday - 03/31/2014, 01:26am EDT

2 cases of deadly Ebola virus confirmed in Liberia

2 cases of deadly Ebola virus confirmed in Liberia, health minister says; 1 dead

Sunday - 03/30/2014, 11:10pm EDT

Study finds many preteens have high cholesterol

Study of Texas preteens finds one-third with bad cholesterol levels; supports screening tests

Sunday - 03/30/2014, 05:00pm EDT

Study: MMA brain injury risk higher than boxing

Study: Risk of brain trauma from MMA higher than other martial arts, including boxing

Sunday - 03/30/2014, 03:50pm EDT

Rural residents confront higher health care costs

Rural residents confront higher health care costs compared to those who live in urban areas

Sunday - 03/30/2014, 03:20pm EDT

Diet drinks are harmful for some women

Postmenopausal women who drink multiple diet drinks are more likely to have a cardiovascular event.

Sunday - 03/30/2014, 02:27pm EDT

London skeletons reveal secrets of the Black Death

Centuries-old London skeletons reveal secrets of the Black Death, and its victims

Sunday - 03/30/2014, 07:32am EDT

US autism estimate rises to 1 in 68 children

Government autism estimate increases to 1 in 68 children, a 30 percent move in 2 years

Saturday - 03/29/2014, 07:14pm EDT

FDA Oks new therapy to prevent hemophilia bleeding

FDA approves new anticlotting medicine for hemophilia B, 1st to reduce number of shots needed

Saturday - 03/29/2014, 01:20pm EDT

8 cases of Ebola turn up in Guinea's capital

8 cases of Ebola reported in capital of Guinea as fears rise over outbreak of deadly virus

Saturday - 03/29/2014, 12:20pm EDT

India is polio-free after 3 years with no new case

WHO declares India polio-free after 3 years with no new cases; last is lively 4-year-old girl

Saturday - 03/29/2014, 10:30am EDT
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