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Annette Calloway and cousin and original breast cancer calendar girl Kate Butler at her mother June Wilcox's tea and cakes morning .
Large numbers of cancer patients suffer from major depression and in the vast majority of cases their mental anguish is being overlooked or ignored, a study has found.
Joining a number of other health agencies, the United Nations' World Health Organization on Tuesday recommended that countries regulate electronic cigarettes and ban their use indoors until studies prove that "vaping" is harmless to bystanders.
Insurers can no longer reject customers with expensive medical conditions thanks to the health care overhaul, but there's still wiggle room for them to discourage the sickest and costliest patients from enrolling.
THE sister of racehorse trainer James Douglas-Home questioned why a psychiatrist did not admit him to hospital the day before he shot himself in the head.
An exercise component of the popular Nintendo Wii video game may help multiple sclerosis patients improve their balance by rewiring their brains, a new study suggests.
Anti-tobacco ads aim to shame celebrities who smoke Iowa's attorney general is touting the power of a new anti-smoking tactic: celebrity-shaming.
"Do-it-yourself" blood pressure measurements and medicine changes work better than usual doctor-office care in some patients, a study of older adults in England found.
Orange County health authorities say an elderly Seal Beach woman with underlying medical conditions and complications of a West Nile virus infection has died.
The World Health Organization on Tuesday called for regulation of electronic cigarettes as well as bans on indoor use, advertising and sales to minors.
The World Health Organization is calling for major regulations on the e-cigarette industry, including a ban on indoor smoking.
Electronic cigarettes should be banned from indoor spaces and face curbs on their sale over health fears, the World Health Organisation has said.
The U.N. health agency recommended Tuesday that nations regulate electronic cigarettes and ban them from use indoors until the exhaled vapor is proven not to harm bystanders.
The Chicago-based 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals will hear arguments Tuesday on gay marriage fights from Indiana and Wisconsin, setting the stage for one ruling.
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Access to medical marijuana appears to have saved thousands of lives over the past few years by reducing accidental overdose deaths from drugs like Vicodin, Percocet and OxyContin, a new study says.
Updated: Thu Aug 28, 2014 01:18 am
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