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The last original member of the seminal punk band the Ramones is dead, reports Variety.
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The panel of Food and Drug Administration experts also said Friday that women who do undergo the procedure should sign a written consent form stating they understand the serious risks of laparoscopic power morcellation, in which electronic tools are used to grind tissue and remove it through a small incision in the abdomen.
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.
Emergency dispatch tapes released Friday reveal further details about efforts to revive a Vietnam veteran who collapsed with a heart attack in a Veterans Affairs hospital in Albuquerque.
Citing an anthrax scare and a recurring problem with safety, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Friday shut down two research labs and stopped shipping highly dangerous germs to other labs.
Concluding its investigation into the unintended anthrax exposure at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta, the CDC says it has found another more "distressing" problem due to lab workers not following protocol.
Joe with his girlfriend Johnna Hetrick, 27, giving him moral support on his left foot's last adventures.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention also shut down two of its laboratories where the recent safety lapses took place.
Pending the signature of the buyers and approval of the federal bankruptcy court, The Natchez Democrat reports the agreement will officially make Community Health Systems the bidding stalking horse and probable buyer of the hospital.
A doctor says Atlanta's former school superintendent can't endure a trial in the system's test cheating case due to her health.
Eve Hewson speaks onstage during the "The Knick" segment of the BBC America 2014 Summer TCA on Thursday, July 10, 2014, in Beverly Hills, Calif.
WellPoint CEO Joseph Swedish says that when people ask what a doctor's appointment will be like in the future, they assume that patients will physically have to visit an office.
In this undated file image provided by Johns Hopkins Medicine in 2005 Dr. Deborah Persaud, a pediatric HIV expert at Johns Hopkins' Children's Center in Baltimore, holds a vial.
This July 31, 1964 file photo shows Don Everly and Phil Everly of The Everly Brothers during a performance.
CAREER: Former CEO of the health care systems Trinity Health Corp. and Centura Health Corp. Also has served as an executive for the hospital operator HCA Holdings Inc. and as a board member for the insurer Coventry Health Care, which competitor Aetna Inc. acquired in 2013.
The grant is among $360 million in prospective innovation awards announced Wednesday by new Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Mathews Burwell.
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