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February 28, 2015

U.S. Push for Abstinence in Africa Is Seen as Failure...

Utah: Governor Spars Over Medicare Expansion

Bariatric Surgery Reduces Pregnancy Problems...

F.D.A. Asks Device Makers About Cleaning Methods

Researchers Anesthesia, Unsure of Risk to Children

A.D.H.D. Diagnosis Linked to Increased Risk of Dying...

Video Feature: Apps for Meditation and Calming on...

Doctor Who Survived Ebola Says He Was Unfairly...

Should Athletes Eat Fat or Carbs?

Vermont Tackles Heroin, With Progress in Baby Steps

Making Old Vegetables New Again

Well Book Club: Do Kids Need Cellphones?

Please Stop Making That Noise

Married Sex Gets Better in the Golden Years

Feeding Infants Peanut Products Could Prevent Allergies

February 26, 2015

Why You Might Want to Set Your Alarm for Only Eight Surgeon claims head transplant possible by 2017

3 Men Bionic Reconstruction After Losing Use of  Hands

Virginia Mason’s ‘superbug’ fix could get used elsewhere

Congress Is Told Ruling Against Health Law Would...

Antibiotic overuse targeted as problem persists...

Skin test may helps spot Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s

White House: No quick fix if court kills health subsidies

Treasury issues reprieve for health law tax errors

Insurers reveal what healthcare providers are paid

CMS Puts the Squeeze on Medicare Advantage Plans

Data-sharing fees: A healthcare reform-killer?

Patients, doctors see benefits of sharing medical records

February 24, 2015

U.S. Measles Cases Pass 150

Beyond the Bowl: 5 Breakfast Recipes for Cereal Lovers

Skin Patch May Protect Against Peanut Allergy

Medicare Toughens Standards on Nursing Homes

Nutrition Panel Calls for Less Sugar and Eases Cholesterol and Fat Restrictions

Deadly CRE Germs Linked to Hard-to-Clean Scopes

Obama Proposes Single Overseer for Food Safety

Tax Error in Health Act Has Impact on 800,000

Bringing Big Data to the Fight Against Benefits Fraud

Leaders of Ebola Fight Worry About Eradication

New Virus Suspected in Death of Kansas Man

A Mosquito Solution Raises Heat in Florida Keys

Malaria in Widening Area Resists Drug, Study Finds

India Deploys Expert Teams to Study Rise in Flu Cases

U.S. to Monitor Air Quality in India and Other Countries

Walk Hard. Walk Easy. Repeat.

Long-Term Care Insurance: Costs Are Up but Vary Widely

Reynolds Enters Partnership on Stop-Smoking Products

To Jump-Start Your Exercise Routine, Be Mindful

Real Runners Do Take Walk Breaks

Project Sheds Light on What Drives Genes

3 Drugs for an Eye Disease, With Big Price Gaps

Salads Don’t Have to Be Green

Ask Well: Sick With Two Kinds of Flu?

February 20, 2015

February 18, 2015

Medical Bills Americans' Biggest Retirement Concern Research Finds a Reason Leprosy Has Persisted

Refuse to Vaccinate? Little Religious Ground...

Delhi: Air Pollution Problem It Cannot Ignore

Senate Democrats: Reprieve for Failed to Get Insurance

In Emails, Disney Worried About Measles Depiction

Sierra Leone Loses Track of Millions in Ebola Funds

Polio Team Attacked in Pakistan

Gene-Altered Apples Get U.S. Approval

Canada: Mad Cow Case Is Detected

Questions on Benzodiazepine Use in Older Patients

Ebola Victims Still Infectious a Week After Death

Think Like a Doctor: Swept Off Her Feet Solved

Chains Pull Dietary Aids Off Shelves After Inquiry

February 16, 2015

Commuter infected with measles is San Francisco…

Smoking's Death Count Is Higher Than We Thought

Man Loses 600 Pounds One Step at a Time

Science Explains Why Meth Addicts Look The Way...

Milk allergy? Watch the dark chocolate

How To Stop Forgetting — Forever

17 Worst Habits for Your Heart

5 Things Everyone Gets Wrong About ADHD

Sitting In Traffic Isn't Just Annoying; It May Be Cancerous

The Hidden Reason You Might Be Tired All The Time

February 14, 2014

... Uncovers an Antidepressant's Hidden Toxicity

Meditation Might Slow the Age-Related Loss of Brain

Wine Could Help You Burn Fat, Study Suggests

Code Cracked for Infections by Major Group of Viruses

HIV and Syphilis Biomarkers...