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Autism may be tied to flawed prenatal brain growth

Autism may be linked to faulty prenatal brain growth in at least some kids, small study says

Friday - 03/28/2014, 07:10pm EDT

A timeline of MLB's drug-testing rules

A timeline of Major League Baseball's drug-testing rules

Friday - 03/28/2014, 06:01pm EDT

Millions could get extra time for health sign-ups

HHS grants extra time for special situations and applications started before March 31 deadline

Friday - 03/28/2014, 04:58pm EDT

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Friday - 03/28/2014, 04:40pm EDT

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Friday - 03/28/2014, 04:38pm EDT

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4 cases of Ebola turn up in Guinea's capital

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

Friday - 03/28/2014, 02:48pm EDT

Q&A: How the health law penalty takes its bite

Health care Q&A: Finding a new health plan when the old 1 goes away

Friday - 03/28/2014, 10:30am EDT

Testers say federal health care website runs slow

As sign-up deadline looms, testers say HealthCare.gov runs slow compared with industry

Friday - 03/28/2014, 10:08am EDT

25 drug companies to phase out animal antibiotics

FDA says 25 drug companies will voluntarily phase out use of antibiotics for animal growth

Friday - 03/28/2014, 08:34am EDT

Probe: Errors let autistic boy slip from NY school

Report on NY autistic boy found dead shows many errors but recommends no specific actions

Thursday - 03/27/2014, 08:49pm EDT

UNC's Hatchell: return at Final Four 'very doable'

North Carolina's Hatchell: returning from leukemia treatment at Final Four 'very doable'

Thursday - 03/27/2014, 06:22pm EDT

Low-back pain among most common work-related ailments

New research finds that low-back pain accounts for a third of all work-related disability claims world wide. A D.C. rehabilitation doctors has suggestions to protect your back from wear and tear.

Thursday - 03/27/2014, 06:01pm EDT

FDA advisers back Exact Sciences colon cancer test

FDA advisers unanimously back Cologuard, a DNA test for colon cancer from Exact Sciences

Thursday - 03/27/2014, 06:00pm EDT

5 Senate Dems back easing small business mandate

5 Senate Democrats in group calling for easing health care law's small business mandate

Thursday - 03/27/2014, 06:00pm EDT

Florida overcomes GOP barriers to enroll uninsured

Despite GOP obstacles, Florida's health insurance enrollment abound

Thursday - 03/27/2014, 05:58pm EDT

House approves bill to stop cut to Medicare docs

House approves bill to prevent Medicare docs fee cut as Monday deadline looms

Thursday - 03/27/2014, 05:15pm EDT

Gay couples find uneven access to health insurance

Same-sex couples searching for family health insurance find mixed results under federal law

Thursday - 03/27/2014, 05:04pm EDT

Va. report: Mental health response system failed Gus Deeds

The Virginia inspector general's office has released a report finding the psychiatric emergency response system failed Va. state Sen. Creigh Deed's son the day before he attacked his father and killed himself.

Thursday - 03/27/2014, 04:41pm EDT

Coroner: Berezovsky death remains unexplained

Coroner: Not enough evidence to conclude whether Berezovsky was killed or committed suicide

Thursday - 03/27/2014, 03:13pm EDT

Consumer Reports ranks D.C. area's safest hospitals

Getting the right medical attention at hospitals can be life-saving and five D.C. area hospitals are being recognized for their patient care, overall safety and capacity to save lives.

Thursday - 03/27/2014, 02:20pm EDT
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