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2 hrs ago | Bellingham Herald

Chiropractor had past allegations of impropriety

A Minneapolis Star Tribune report says allegations against Paul D. Thompson were investigated in 1991.


Related Topix: Chiropractic, Medicine, Health, Little Canada, MN

6 hrs ago |

Philly-area woman married 1 day before her death

"In all honesty, it was her looks and that she was five years older than me," Bill said.


Related Topix: Medicine, Cystic Fibrosis, Fibrosis, Saint Joseph's University, Delaware County, PA, Philadelphia, PA

10 hrs ago |

Tick checks urged year after Lyme disease peaked

In 2013, the state confirmed 674 cases of the disease, a big increase over 2012, with 386 cases, and 2011, with 476 cases.


Related Topix: Lyme Disease, Medicine, Rutland County, VT, Windsor County, VT, Bennington County, VT, Chittenden County, VT

15 hrs ago | 104.7 The Mix

Punk Rock Icon Tommy Ramone Loses Battle With Cancer

The last original member of the seminal punk band the Ramones is dead, reports Variety.


Related Topix: Cancer, Medicine, Punk, The Ramones

19 hrs ago | WTVF Nashville

Rep. Desjarlais To Undergo Cancer Treatments

U.S. Rep. Scott DesJarlais' office said the East Tennessee Republican has been diagnosed with early-stage cancer in his neck.


Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Scott DesJarlais

Fri Jul 11, 2014

A Little Alcohol May Not Be Good for Your Heart After All

They found that those with a form of a gene tied to lower levels of drinking generally had healthier hearts.


Related Topix: Heart Disease

Udall: Problems with Gardner's birth control plan

Udall made the remarks in response to a question at a news conference to highlight his latest foray into the volatile politics of birth control.


Related Topix: Women's Health, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology

New York Daily News

Two CDC research labs shut down after several dangerous incidents

In this Oct. 8, 2013, file photo, a sign marks the entrance to the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, in Atlanta.

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Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Bird Flu, Infectious Diseases


5 studies you may have missed

Here's a roundup of five medical studies published this week that might give you new insights into your health, mind and body.


Related Topix: Smoking, Alzheimer's

The Modesto Bee

Patients seek FDA ban on fibroid removal devices

An expert panel of Food and Drug Administration advisers heard impassioned pleas from women with cancer and family members of deceased patients who said they were unaware of the cancer risks of the popular technique for treating fibroids by grinding the tissue and removing it through a small incision in the abdomen.


Related Topix: Food and Drug Administration, Uterine Cancer, Business News

CBS 3 Springfield

Man takes foot on 'last adventures' before amputation

Joe with his girlfriend Johnna Hetrick, 27, giving him moral support on his left foot's last adventures.


Related Topix: Fredericksburg, VA, Medicine, Arthritis, Holyoke, MA, Springfield, MA

KRCG-TV Jefferson City

Missouri enacts law requiring meningitis vaccine

Students living in campus housing at Missouri's public universities will be required to get vaccinated against bacterial meningitis beginning next year.


Related Topix: Vaccinations, Jay Nixon, US Governors

Bellingham Herald

State wants mediation over Medicaid billing system

Gov. Sean Parnell, in a statement Thursday, said that if mediation doesn't work, "the state is prepared to pursue all remedies available under the contract, including legal action."


Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Medicaid, Xerox, Sean Parnell, US Governors


Britons facing longer working lives

A fresh wave of tax hikes or spending cuts will be needed to meet the growing cost of Britain's ageing population, its financial watchdog has warned.


Related Topix: Long Term Care

Thu Jul 10, 2014


Uninsured rate plummets under Affordable Care Act

The reports -- conducted by three major research organizations -- aim to measure the early effect of the Affordable Care Act's individual mandate.


Related Topix: Health Insurance, Medicaid

Trial: dengue shot offers some protection

There is no treatment for dengue, which causes symptoms including fever, severe joint pain, headaches and bleeding.


Related Topix: Vaccinations, Travel, Asia Travel, Malaysia Travel, Thailand, Laos Travel, Laos Travel, Singapore, Malaysia Travel

WGAL-TV Lancaster

Virus detected in baby 'cured' of HIV

A Mississippi baby scientists said was "functionally cured" of HIV now has detectable levels of the virus in her blood, 27 months after being taken off antiretroviral drugs, her doctors say.


Related Topix: HIV/AIDS, Medicine, Autos

WANE-TV Fort Wayne

Girl hoped to have been cured of HIV has relapsed

A U.S. girl born with the AIDS virus and in remission for years despite stopping treatment now shows signs that she still harbors HIV - and therefore is not cured.


Related Topix: HIV/AIDS, Infectious Diseases, Medicine


Girl hoped to have been cured of HIV has relapsed

A Mississippi girl born with the AIDS virus and in remission for several years despite stopping treatment now shows signs that she still harbors HIV and therefore is not cured.


Related Topix: HIV/AIDS

Berkshire Eagle

Rock Hall planning Everly Brothers tribute show

This July 31, 1964 file photo shows Don Everly and Phil Everly of The Everly Brothers during a performance.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Everly Brothers, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Medicine, Country, Rodney Crowell