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Heroin overdose antidote: Who gets to carry it?

Heroin overdose antidote promises fewer deaths but raises questions over who should carry it

Friday - 02/28/2014, 09:40am EST

Egypt army 'AIDS detector' instead finds ridicule

In Egypt, proclaimed devices to detect, cure AIDS and hepatitis instead find harsh ridicule

Friday - 02/28/2014, 07:44am EST

New food labels aim to make healthy shopping easy

How many calories are in that ice cream? New food labels aim to make healthy shopping easier

Friday - 02/28/2014, 04:38am EST

Philippines claims record in organ donor pledges

Philippines says it has broken India's record for most organ donor pledges gathered in an hour

Friday - 02/28/2014, 04:26am EST

Child care centers to follow first lady guidelines

2nd largest US child care provider to adopt Michelle Obama's healthy eating and activity rules

Friday - 02/28/2014, 03:56am EST

Bills to facilitate medical marijuana to be heard

Measures to facilitate medical marijuana in Maryland will be getting a hearing.

Friday - 02/28/2014, 03:51am EST

Plastic surgery on the rise for Americans

A lot of Americans are shelling out big money for a little -- or not so little -- nip and tuck.

Friday - 02/28/2014, 01:37am EST

Study says park bison can be transferred

Study says Yellowstone bison can be transferred, but slaughters likely to continue this winter

Thursday - 02/27/2014, 08:20pm EST

Maidan heroes get key posts in new Ukraine cabinet

Beaten activist, master of ceremonies, protest doctor get key roles in new Ukraine government

Thursday - 02/27/2014, 06:56pm EST

California senator seeks review of paralysis cases

California senator asks CDC to investigate polio-like illness afflicting about 20 children

Thursday - 02/27/2014, 06:00pm EST

Hospitals coping better as drug shortages persist

Survey: Hospitals cope better as drug shortages persist, but it's costing them $230M a year

Thursday - 02/27/2014, 05:00pm EST

Drug firms argue against $1.2B Arkansas judgment

Drug firms tell Arkansas Supreme Court that award of $1.2B over antipsychotics drug was error

Thursday - 02/27/2014, 03:50pm EST

Lessons on salt for dietitians ... by a chip maker

Frito-Lay, Coke, other food companies teach dietitians about nutrition

Thursday - 02/27/2014, 03:32pm EST

Small device could replace need for heart transplant

As technology continues to improve, heart failure patients have more options than heart transplant.

Thursday - 02/27/2014, 03:30pm EST

Bill raises pay for people serving disabled

Measure would raise pay for people serving developmentally disabled

Thursday - 02/27/2014, 03:01pm EST

Harvard coach Murphy recovering from medical issue

Harvard football coach Tim Murphy recovering from medical issue, expected to return by spring

Thursday - 02/27/2014, 02:56pm EST

Md. man lives off pizza for 25 years

An Ellicott City man tells The Baltimore Sun that he's eat pizza ever day for more than two decades.

Thursday - 02/27/2014, 01:48pm EST

Va. organization unveils 5-year cancer plan

Nonprofit organization unveils 5-year plan for battling cancer in Virginia

Thursday - 02/27/2014, 01:40pm EST

Proposed changes in 'Nutrition Facts' labels

Proposed changes in 'Nutrition Facts' labels

Thursday - 02/27/2014, 01:00pm EST

Obama seeks more federal spending to train doctors

Obama to request more spending to train primary care docs as more people get health insurance

Thursday - 02/27/2014, 12:20pm EST
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