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Study: Novel heart failure drug shows big promise

First-of-a-kind Novartis heart failure drug saves lives, cuts hospitalizations in big study

Updated 08 minutes, 26 seconds ago

Tax forms could pose challenge for HealthCare.gov

Those with health coverage through Obama's law may face a challenge in getting tax-return form

Updated 08 minutes, 41 seconds ago

Experimental Ebola drug heals all monkeys in study

Experimental Ebola drug healed all infected monkeys in a study; human tests await fresh supply

Updated 08 minutes, 54 seconds ago

Ebola in mind, US colleges screen some students

With Ebola in mind, US campuses plan to screen students arriving from West Africa

Updated 09 minutes, 00 seconds ago

USDA seizes more than 1,200 illegal giant snails

Beware of giant snails! USDA seizes more than 1,200 African snails that eat buildings, crops

Updated 09 minutes, 02 seconds ago

Scientists dig into Ebola's deadly genes for clues

By mapping Ebola's deadly genetic details, scientists seek answers to what makes it tick

Updated 09 minutes, 03 seconds ago

US to begin safety testing Ebola vaccine next week

Feds: US testing of Ebola vaccine for safety to start next week with 20 healthy patients

Updated 09 minutes, 05 seconds ago

Tripping seniors on purpose to stop future falls

Tripping on treadmills? Scientists make seniors slip in lab to see if it can stop future falls

Updated 09 minutes, 07 seconds ago

Sweeping lawsuit targets soccer concussions

Lawsuit seeks to compel soccer leaders to change safety rules with aim of reducing concussions

Updated 09 minutes, 07 seconds ago

Do-it-yourself blood pressure care can beat MDs

Do-it-yourself blood pressure care may surpass office-based treatment for some patients: Study

Updated 09 minutes, 13 seconds ago

Liberian Ebola survivor praises experimental drug

Liberian Ebola survivor calls for more experimental drug to be sent to Africa; blockade lifted

Updated 10 minutes, 40 seconds ago

EPA staff says agency needs to be tough on smog

Environmental Protection Agency staff says smog rules should be up to 20 percent stronger

Saturday - 08/30/2014, 05:10am EDT

Liberia to unseal slum cordoned off to stop Ebola

Liberia to lift cordon around slum neighborhood sealed off to stop Ebola's spread

Saturday - 08/30/2014, 04:36am EDT

OK, so we have germs. But they're our unique germs

Study: Rub-a-dub-dub, no matter how much you scrub, your home is covered in your unique germs

Friday - 08/29/2014, 11:58pm EDT

Jury finds woman guilty in silicone-injection case

Jury finds Mississippi woman guilty of murder in illicit silicone buttocks injection

Friday - 08/29/2014, 11:00pm EDT

HIV case proves false; porn moratorium called off

Porn group calls off production moratorium after performer's HIV test proves false positive

Friday - 08/29/2014, 09:30pm EDT

California mentally ill inmates get special units

California will shift mentally ill inmates into separate isolation units, offer more treatment

Friday - 08/29/2014, 08:30pm EDT

Former Wisconsin deputy charged in double homicide

Former deputy charged with killing wife, sister-in-law in Wisconsin

Friday - 08/29/2014, 08:08pm EDT

12 Md. kids showing signs of whooping cough

Several Montgomery County School kids have come down with pertussis, also known as whooping cough, and county officials are worried the illness could spread to other students.

Friday - 08/29/2014, 07:10pm EDT

Kraft recalls some American Singles cheese

Kraft recalls 7,691 cases of its American Singles cheese because it may go bad prematurely

Friday - 08/29/2014, 05:50pm EDT
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