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Group offers support for airplane crash victims' families

One woman who lost her fiance in a plane crash started a group to help others through the agony of waiting for word.

Friday - 03/21/2014, 05:12am EDT

2 children die in Chinese kindergarten poisoning

2 children dead in poisoning incident at Chinese kindergarten

Friday - 03/21/2014, 01:20am EDT

Oregon dismays medical pot shops with munchies ban

Oregon's medical marijuana rules: No munchies. Pot shop advocates: No way.

Thursday - 03/20/2014, 10:09pm EDT

Inova Fair Oaks to mark opening of radiation oncology unit

The Fairfax hospital plans to celebrate the opening of its new radiation oncology center next Tuesday even though the majority of the $45 million, five-story building for the Inova Comprehensive Cancer and Research Institute isn't even finished yet.

Thursday - 03/20/2014, 05:43pm EDT

Study to test 'chocolate' pills for heart health

Big study will test chocolate extract pills for heart health; multivitamins, too

Thursday - 03/20/2014, 05:30pm EDT

Texas makes final push for insurance enrollment

With deadline looming, Texas makes final push to enroll uninsured families in new health plans

Thursday - 03/20/2014, 04:32pm EDT

Saints coach Payton on hand for W.Va. bill signing

Saints coach Payton on hand for W.Va. tourism bill signing

Thursday - 03/20/2014, 04:20pm EDT

IBM's Watson to help in brain cancer research

IBM's Watson computing system to help develop DNA-related treatments for brain cancer

Thursday - 03/20/2014, 01:50pm EDT

Diabetic snowboarder Sean Busby rides 7 continents

Snowboarder Sean Busby overcomes odds, rides 7 continents despite Type I diabetes

Thursday - 03/20/2014, 12:34pm EDT

Study: Sleep loss can cause permanent brain damage

Pulling all-nighters or doing shift work can do more than leave you groggy -- it can cause permanent brain damage, according to a new study.

Thursday - 03/20/2014, 11:38am EDT

Starbucks ready to roll out evening booze sales

Starbucks built an empire pepping us up. Now it will feather its nest chilling us out.

Thursday - 03/20/2014, 11:02am EDT

How fertility problems affect couples

Dr. Drew, One Minute Clinic

Thursday - 03/20/2014, 10:21am EDT

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How long should you wash your hands?

Dr. Drew, One Minute Clinic

Thursday - 03/20/2014, 10:19am EDT

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A link between ADHD and taking acetaminophen during pregnancy

Dr. Drew, One Minute Clinic

Thursday - 03/20/2014, 10:18am EDT

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How a bite from a pet rat can kill a boy

Dr. Drew, One Minute Clinic

Thursday - 03/20/2014, 10:17am EDT

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Natural sugar used in tequila reduces weight, blood sugar

Mice fed agavins, which are used in making tequila, ate less and had lower blood glucose levels, research finds.

Thursday - 03/20/2014, 09:27am EDT

CDC concerned teens, middle schoolers picking up e-cigarettes

Doctors at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are worried e-cigarettes are reintroducing a smoking culture to the young.

Thursday - 03/20/2014, 06:54am EDT

Mumps outbreak at Ohio State grows to 23 cases

Ohio State mumps cases now at 23, mostly students; officials urge health precautions on campus

Thursday - 03/20/2014, 01:20am EDT

McCaffery returns to Dayton after son's surgery

Iowa coach Fran McCaffery returns to Dayton after son's successful surgery

Thursday - 03/20/2014, 01:00am EDT

Hawaii attorney general sues maker of drug Plavix

Hawaii attorney general lawsuit claims Plavix doesn't work for East Asians, Pacific Islanders

Wednesday - 03/19/2014, 09:20pm EDT
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