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Did Forged Signature Clear Way for Dangerous Device?

A former insider at C.R. Bard says that's not her signature on the FDA application for the Recovery blood-clot filter.









Thu, 03 Sep 2015 21:54:49 GMT
Feds Propose Protecting Transgender People in Health Care

The Obama administration proposed a new rule Thursday that would ban discrimination against transgender people in the health care system.









Thu, 03 Sep 2015 21:46:36 GMT
How to Lose the Freshman 15 and Why Some Won't Have To

Even with all the late nights and cheap food, studies show that the Freshman 15 might be more fiction than fact.









Thu, 03 Sep 2015 21:11:39 GMT
More Evidence Agent Orange Causes Cancer

Researchers have found more evidence that Agent Orange causes cancer in Vietnam-era veterans who worked with it.









Thu, 03 Sep 2015 19:33:44 GMT
Fatal Flaws? Questions Raised About Blood-Clot Filter

At least 27 patient deaths have been associated with the Recovery blood-clot filter over the course of a decade, an NBC News investigation found.









Thu, 03 Sep 2015 19:24:53 GMT
Doctors Sew Elderly Man's Hand Inside Stomach to Save Fingers

Surgeons sew man's badly burned hand into his belly to help grow a new blood supply. KPRC's Haley Hernandez reports on this rare, but not uncommon surgery.









Thu, 03 Sep 2015 14:46:59 GMT
Liberia Is Free of Ebola Again, But Officials Are Wary

Liberia's free of Ebola again after going 42 days without a case, but health officials are wary, because the virus has returned before.









Thu, 03 Sep 2015 14:14:50 GMT
Men on Daily Pill Stayed HIV-Free: Insurer

Men who took a once-a-day pill to prevent HIV infection were completely protected for months and sometimes for years, a big health insurer said.









Thu, 03 Sep 2015 13:17:18 GMT
More and More Men Are Getting Double Mastectomies

More and more men with breast cancer are opting to get the unaffected breast removed, despite evidence that the surgery doesn't help women with the di









Wed, 02 Sep 2015 21:24:24 GMT
Leukemia Immune Therapy Works Long-Term in Patients, Study Finds

An experimental type of cancer treatment has worked for years in some patients, providing a complete remission in four of them.









Wed, 02 Sep 2015 18:11:10 GMT
Legionnaire's Outbreaks Par for the Course, CDC Says

Legionnaire's disease is being reported across the country, but it's nothing unusual yet,the CDC says.









Wed, 02 Sep 2015 14:00:25 GMT
Most Americans Are Actually Old at Heart

Americans value being young at heart, but most have hearts that are years older than their actual age, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says.









Wed, 02 Sep 2015 13:11:14 GMT
Most Americans Are Actually Old at Heart

Americans value being young at heart, but most have hearts that are years older than their actual age, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says.









Wed, 02 Sep 2015 13:11:14 GMT
Mini-Darth Vader in Hit Ad Gets New Pacemaker Generator

Max Page, 10, was born with a congenital heart condition and underwent the 30-minute procedure Tuesday. He played Vader in a hit 2011 Super Bowl ad.









Wed, 02 Sep 2015 01:24:36 GMT
FDA Warns on Powdered Caffeine: You're Selling Deadly Doses

One teaspoon delivers as much caffeine as 28 cups of coffee.









Tue, 01 Sep 2015 18:28:44 GMT
Pope Francis Gives Priests Discretion to Forgive Abortion

"I am well aware of the pressure that has led [women] to this decision," the pontiff wrote. "I know that it is an existential and moral ordeal."









Tue, 01 Sep 2015 18:11:48 GMT
A Wider Waist in Middle Age Could Mean Earlier Alzheimer's

New research says people's weight in middle age may influence not just whether they go on to develop Alzheimer's disease, but when.









Tue, 01 Sep 2015 14:41:57 GMT
Sleep Fights Colds, Study Finds

People who regularly sleep six hours or less each night are four times more likely to get a cold than people who sleep an hour longer, a study finds.









Tue, 01 Sep 2015 13:31:42 GMT
College Kids Smoked Pot More than Cigarettes in 2014: Study

College kids smoked marijuana more regularly in 2014 than cigarettes, a survey published Tuesday by researchers at the University of Michigan found.









Tue, 01 Sep 2015 07:07:36 GMT
Give Peanuts to Babies, Pediatricians Advise

Giving peanut products to babies before they're a year old may help prevent allergies from developing later, pediatricians said Monday.









Tue, 01 Sep 2015 00:00:07 GMT
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