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25 min ago | WMDT
Whooping cough cases in Delaware have quadrupled in the past year. The News Journal reports that through August, 202 cases of whooping cough have been reported to health officials.
4 hrs ago | Borehamwood and Elstree Times
Using sunbeds can significantly increase the risk of a potentially serious skin cancer that is more common than melanoma, a study suggests.
7 hrs ago | KFVS12
The flu is lurking, and although influenza activity is low right now in the U.S., flu outbreaks will usually being as early as October.
11 hrs ago | WBIR-TV Knoxville
Who's paying the new Obamacare tax? You A new levy aimed at the health care industry is being redirected, in part, to taxpayers Check out this story on WBIR.com: http://usat.ly/1tY3otA States and the federal government will spend at least $700 million this year to pay the tax for their Medicaid health plans.
15 hrs ago | Brandon Sun
Designed to simulate smoking, electronic cigarettes continue to grow in popularity but uncertainty over possible Health Canada regulations and restrictions by other regulators are raising concerns for the industry in Canada.
18 hrs ago | The Times
DHH: 9 new cases of West Nile virus The Department of Health and Hospitals confirmed 9 new West Nile cases.
A MOTHER is backing a campaign for a public inquiry into the use of a pregnancy testing drug which is alleged to have caused terrible deformities in children.
A federal judge Friday threw out new Texas abortion restrictions that would have effectively closed more than a dozen clinics statewide in a victory for opponents of tough new anti-abortion laws sweeping across the U.S. U.S. District Judge Lee Yeakel sided with clinics that sued over one of the most disputed measures of a sweeping anti-abortion ... (more)
The federal agency that had trouble launching a health insurance website last fall has a massive new project.
Federal regulators are putting Camel cigarette maker Reynolds American Inc.'s planned $25 billion takeover of rival Newport maker Lorillard Inc. under the microscope.
Federal authorities have determined staff at a Dallas hospital endangered a patient in their care, marking the third time the hospital's been cited since promising to reform its psychiatric services.
Adult-film studios locally and nationwide were asked to halt production Thursday after a performer tested positive for HIV, a trade group for the industry announced.
Health officials say Maryland has its first confirmed case of West Nile Virus infection this year.
A potentially deadly fungus that has been sickening HIV/AIDS patients in Southern California for decades grows on trees, a new study finds.
Hundreds of thousands of people risk losing their new health insurance policies if they don't resubmit citizenship or immigration information to the government by the end of next week -- but the federal Healthcare.gov site remains so glitchy that they are having a tough time complying.
ASBESTOS deaths are set to reach a record high in Oxfordshire in the next six years, it has been warned.
Updated: Sat Aug 30, 2014 11:04 pm
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