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Surgery gives long-term help for obese diabetics

Obesity surgery gives long-lasting help for Type 2 diabetes; beats medicines, study finds

Wednesday - 04/02/2014, 02:14pm EDT

FDA OKs 1st hay fever allergy immunotherapy tablet

FDA OKs 1st dissolving immunotherapy tablet for seasonal allergies; 2 from Merck await ruling

Wednesday - 04/02/2014, 01:49pm EDT

Studies: Low vitamin D levels contribute to disease risk

A little extra time in the sun could help reduce the likelihood of contracting some diseases, according to new research.

Wednesday - 04/02/2014, 11:17am EDT

Health care sign-ups surge _ will they save Dems?

7.1 million: Obama basks in health care sign-up success _ but will it save Democrats in fall?

Wednesday - 04/02/2014, 10:56am EDT

Food supplier recalling 8,700 lbs of chicken

USDA announces recall of 8,730 pounds of AdvancePierre chicken due to undeclared allergens

Wednesday - 04/02/2014, 08:29am EDT

Settlements near in unnecessary stents lawsuits

Settlements near in class-action lawsuits over unnecessary stents

Wednesday - 04/02/2014, 07:18am EDT

Md. to revamp flawed health exchange

Md. chooses technology used by Conn., will dump flawed health exchange website

Wednesday - 04/02/2014, 07:16am EDT

Crossing seas for surgery a risky bet

Cut-rate plastic surgery at a foreign hospital may seem like a good deal -- a great way to save some big bucks. But there are downsides to what has been called "medical tourism."

Wednesday - 04/02/2014, 05:27am EDT

Low-cost Dominican surgeries spark warnings by US

Experts advise caution as Dominican Republic grows into major cosmetic surgery destination

Wednesday - 04/02/2014, 03:26am EDT

Missed the health care deadline? It's not too late

Missed the health insurance deadline? Here are 5 ways to get covered, maybe avoid a fine

Wednesday - 04/02/2014, 03:24am EDT

Court: Hawaii not required to pay for migrant care

Appeals court rules Hawaii not required to fill gap on health care for Micronesian migrants

Wednesday - 04/02/2014, 01:30am EDT

Test accurately rules out heart attacks in the ER

Blood test helps rule out heart attack in people who go to the ER with chest pain, study finds

Tuesday - 04/01/2014, 05:26pm EDT

Planned Parenthood appeals over new abortion rules

Planned Parenthood Arizona appeals over state's new rules for abortion drugs

Tuesday - 04/01/2014, 05:21pm EDT

Chemo, radiation for ex-Bills QB Kelly next week

Former Buffalo Bills QB Jim Kelly to start chemotherapy, radiation for sinus cancer next week

Tuesday - 04/01/2014, 05:09pm EDT

Stress can make spring allergies worse

It's a prescription for spring trouble: New research shows that stress can make your allergies worse.

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

Nets' Williams hosting families affected by autism

Nets' Deron Williams hosting families affected by autism in suites at upcoming game vs Hawks

Tuesday - 04/01/2014, 04:27pm EDT

Judge won't block new Arizona abortion drug rules

Federal judge keeps intact new Arizona abortion rules that limit use of most common drug

Tuesday - 04/01/2014, 03:04pm EDT

Retirees help caregivers cope with hospital stays

Specially trained retirees help stressed caregivers cope with loved one's scary hospital stay

Tuesday - 04/01/2014, 01:16pm EDT

Senegal closes border with Guinea over Ebola fears

Senegal closes land border with Guinea, citing concern over deadly Ebola outbreak

Tuesday - 04/01/2014, 12:00pm EDT

SKorea sex change doc: I correct 'God's mistakes'

Leading sex change surgeon in conservative South Korea says he's correcting 'God's mistakes'

Tuesday - 04/01/2014, 11:36am EDT
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