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Study finds signs of brain changes in pot smokers

Study suggests casual marijuana users may get brain changes that foreshadow later trouble

Updated 06 minutes, 32 seconds ago

Report projects health care costs to dip slightly

New CBO report projects costs of health care program to dip slightly

Updated 06 minutes, 39 seconds ago

Malaysia reports first Asian death from MERS virus

Malaysia reports 1st death from MERS in Asia; Philippines isolates man who came home from UAE

Updated 07 minutes, 55 seconds ago

More former players sue NHL regarding concussions

Former players sue NHL, alleging league hid risks of concussions; third such suit filed

Updated 24 minutes, 35 seconds ago

Despite long winter, tick season starts early

Despite the mid-April cold snap, tick season is beginning around the D.C. metro area and that means it brings a risk for Lyme disease, according to a local doctor.

Updated 25 minutes, 44 seconds ago
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Medical pot measure could boost Fla. Democrats

Medical marijuana measure in Florida a key test of pot's political potency for Democrats

Updated 38 minutes, 36 seconds ago

Cuban doctors in eye of Venezuelan hurricane

Cuban doctors in eye of Venezuelan hurricane; program popular with poor, maddening to critics

Updated 54 minutes, 24 seconds ago

Therapists use music as a tool to deliver treatment

It's looks like a music lesson, but really, it's therapy. Music therapists deliver treatments through song and play.

Wednesday - 04/16/2014, 07:07am EDT

Ex-radiology tech filed false mammogram results

Ex-Ga. radiology technician pleads guilty to entering inaccurate mammogram results

Tuesday - 04/15/2014, 07:30pm EDT

DNA alternative to Pap smear sparks medical debate

Women's groups warn FDA that approving genetic test could displace tried and true Pap smear

Tuesday - 04/15/2014, 05:20pm EDT

FDA OKs Merck tablet to reduce grass allergies

FDA approves Merck's Grastek, an immunotherapy tablet to gradually reduce grass allergies

Tuesday - 04/15/2014, 04:20pm EDT

CBO: Deficits to drift lower on lower health costs

CBO: Deficits to drift lower on lower costs for health subsidies, Medicare

Tuesday - 04/15/2014, 01:50pm EDT

J&J Q1 net up 8 percent on sales jump, lower costs

Johnson & Johnson's Q1 profit rises 8 pct on lower spending, surge in prescription drug sales

Tuesday - 04/15/2014, 01:30pm EDT

Anonymity online leads to negative comments

Dr. Drew, One Minute Clinic

Tuesday - 04/15/2014, 11:34am EDT

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A blood test to determine your risk of Alzheimer's disease

Dr. Drew, One Minute Clinic

Tuesday - 04/15/2014, 11:33am EDT

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ER doc recounts 'shocking' aftermath of Boston Marathon bombing

Dr. Leana Wen's memories of the Boston Marathon bombing are fresh in her mind, a year after the life-changing tragedy.

Tuesday - 04/15/2014, 11:29am EDT

American Samoa schools reopen after pink eye woes

American Samoa schools reopen after pink eye outbreak hits territory's students, teachers

Tuesday - 04/15/2014, 10:50am EDT

A year after bombing, Boston and its people heal

In the course of a year, limbs have been replaced, psyches soothed, the wounds sustained in a moment at the marathon's finish line have at least begun to heal.

Tuesday - 04/15/2014, 10:43am EDT

Death toll in Ebola outbreak rises to 121

Death toll in West Africa Ebola outbreak rises to 121; all Mali cases test negative

Tuesday - 04/15/2014, 09:40am EDT
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