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(AP)—Authorities are investigating a valley fever outbreak that sickened 28 workers at solar power plants under construction in Central California.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 01, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
More than 1 in 270 people in the US are living with HIV and every 9.5 minutes someone is else is infected. The economic cost estimates associated with HIV/AIDS exceed 36 billion dollars a year. The development of effective ...
HIV & AIDS Apr 21, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—Federal health officials say the parents of premature babies enrolled in a treatment study several years ago weren't properly informed of potential risks.
Health Apr 10, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—Federal health officials have issued a rare warning about doctors' ownership of shares in medical device companies that allow them to profit from performing surgeries with those products.
Health Mar 26, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—The Supreme Court is struggling with whether it should stop pharmaceutical corporations from paying generic drug competitors to delay releasing their cheaper versions of brand-name drugs.
Medications Mar 25, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Only 11 percent of the estimated 79 million Americans who are at risk for diabetes know they are at risk, federal health officials reported Thursday.
Diabetes Mar 21, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The Supreme Court will soon decide whether generic drug manufacturers can be sued in state court for a drug's design defects after federal officials approved the brand-name version.
Medications Mar 19, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Making headway against a major public health threat, Dartmouth College researchers have invented the first ever secondhand tobacco smoke sensor that records data in real time, a new study in the journal Nicotine and Tobacco Re ...
Health Mar 19, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—A New Jersey-based generic drug maker has agreed to pay $45 million to resolve criminal and civil liability charges for improperly marketing its weight-gain drug to frail seniors.
Medications Mar 05, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—A man recently vaccinated for smallpox under a U.S. Defense Department program passed a milder, related form of the disease on to a man he had sex with, and that man then passed it on to yet ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 28, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1 |
(HealthDay)—The latest U.S. cancer statistics find that 1.5 million new cases of invasive cancer were diagnosed among Americans in 2009, with more men than women developing malignancies and blacks at higher ...
Cancer Feb 21, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Fast food fare from restaurants such as McDonald's, Burger King, Wendy's and Pizza Hut accounted for more than 11 percent of the calories in American adults' daily diets in recent years, federal ...
Health Feb 21, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—The flu seems to be easing its grip on the United States, federal health officials reported Friday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 09, 2013 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(HealthDay)—Continuing a trend that emerged late last month, flu activity remains high across the United States but there are reports that the number of infections may be leveling off in some regions of ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Religious organizations that object to providing birth control coverage under the Affordable Care Act would be allowed to hand that responsibility off to a third party under new rules proposed ...
Health Feb 01, 2013 | 1 / 5 (1) | 1