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Indiana health officials said Wednesday that mosquitoes in Marshall and Pike counties were confirmed to have the West Nile virus.
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Broadly speaking, the law requires that clinics be regulated in the same way as outpatient surgical centers.
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The Summit, New Jersey, company said Otezla did not achieve a statistically significant improvement when compared to a placebo in a study of patients with a painful spinal joint disorder called ankylosing spondylitis.
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Shaky claims about Medicare were common in the 2012 campaign, from President Barack Obama on down.
Georgia's governor is pushing clinical trials for a marijuana-derived drug that proponents say could help treat severe seizure disorders among children, an unlikely election-year move for a Republican in a conservative part of the country that is just beginning to warm up to medical marijuana in narrow circumstances.
The National Gay and Lesbian Task Force Action Fund today announced that it is withdrawing its support for the federal Employment Non-Discrimination Act .
British scientists have identified a set of 10 proteins in the blood that can predict the onset of Alzheimer's and call this an important step towards developing a test for the incurable brain-wasting disease.
The Securities and Exchange Commission has wrapped up an investigation into Amedisys' participation in the federal Medicare program, and no enforcement actions will be recommended, the home health care and hospice services provider says.
The Pittsburgh-based Allegheny Health Network has signed a five-year deal to collaborate with Baltimore's Johns Hopkins Medicine on cancer treatment and research.
A Wisconsin senator on Monday argued that his lawsuit challenging rules that call for congressional members and their employees to seek government-subsidized health insurance through small-business exchanges should be allowed to move forward.
On June 30, The Massachusetts' House of Representatives and Senate created a new education and awareness program dedicated to prostate cancer.
The United States may be winning the war on cigarettes. After decades of public service announcements about the dangers of smoking, fewer teens are lighting up.
Opioids are narcotic drugs, such as OxyContin, Percocet and Vicodin, typically used for pain relief and contain a synthetic form of opium, the core ingredient in heroin.
Cigarette use is declining among young people at the same time that hookah smoking is gaining in popularity, says a new study that finds nearly 1 out 5 high school seniors used the water pipe device sometime in the last year.
In this Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013 file photo, Egyptians buy imported cigarettes at a popular market in Cairo, Egypt.
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