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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.
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You might think that a company called Isis Pharmaceuticals would be itching to change its name in order to avoid confusion with the terrorist organization Islamic State of Iraq and Syria .
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5, 2013 file photo, an infusion drug to treat cancer is administered to a patient via intravenous drip at a cancer center hospital in Durham, N.C. 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 ... (more)
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U.S. medical device maker Medtronic is building stronger ties to Europe, a couple months after announcing a $42.9 billion acquisition that involves moving its main executive offices across the Atlantic, where it can get a better tax deal.
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Officials say an epidemiologist who was infected with Ebola while working for the World Health Organization in Sierra Leone has arrived in Germany for treatment.
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.
Nurses and midwives who completed their training outside Europe are to face new assessments of their eligibility to work in the UK, it was announced today.
In this Oct. 4, 2013 file photo, Monica Torres, left, checks the blood pressure of Esther Fisher, right, during an event at the Jackson-Hinds Comprehensive Health Center in Jackson, Miss.
President Obama promises a "new culture of accountability" at the troubled Veterans Affairs Department.
If Suge Knight knows who shot him six times Sunday morning at Chris Brown's pre-VMAs party in Hollywood, he's not talking about it, according to TMZ.
The World Health Organization is calling for major regulations on the e-cigarette industry, including a ban on indoor smoking.
A 23-year-old man holds a cigarette as he waits for a bus in Englewood, N.J. on Aug. 7, 2014.
Electronic cigarettes should be banned from indoor spaces and face curbs on their sale over health fears, the World Health Organisation has said.
Doctors in India have removed the skeleton of a foetus that had been inside a woman for 36 years in what is believed to be the world's longest ectopic pregnancy, a doctor has said.
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.
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States that have legalized marijuana for managing chronic pain have significantly fewer deaths from prescription painkiller overdoses each year, according to a new study published Monday in JAMA Internal Medicine.
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