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Arizona Lawmaker Says Mandatory Vaccine Laws Are ‘Communist’ Amid A Nationwide Measles Outbreak

Despite a spike in measles cases across the country, some lawmakers are doubling down on their anti-vaccination beliefs. On...
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Most Hip And Knee Replacements ‘Last Longer Than Thought’

Eight out of 10 knee replacements and six out of 10 hip replacements last as long as 25 years, says a large...

LA Teen Left With Painful Blisters, Burns In Severe Reaction To Medication

Two months after a teen’s severe allergic reaction to medication landed her in a hospital’s burn unit unable to breathe on...
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What Are the First Signs of Pancreatic Cancer?

Pancreatic cancer is so difficult to treat in large part because it often isn't discovered until the disease has spread to...
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Biomarkers Identified To Help Diagnose Heart Condition

Researchers have identified two biomarkers that could help in the diagnosis of a heart condition that raises the risk of stroke.

U.S. FDA Panel Backs Prescribing Opioid Overdose Reversal Drug Along With Painkillers C

An advisory panel to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday recommended prescribing the opioid overdose reversal drug, naloxone, along with addictive painkillers.

Global Diabetes Epidemic Drives Surge In Insulin Demand

A global diabetes epidemic is fuelling record demand for insulin but tens of millions will not get the injections they need unless there is...
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Is Your Chest Pain Physical Or Mental?

Chest pain sends over 7 million people to the emergency room every year. That makes sense since any kind of aching in your chest...
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Smoking, Diabetes Increase Heart Attack Risk More In Women

Women who smoke, have diabetes or high blood pressure increase their risk of a heart attack more than men faced with the same risks,...

U.N. Employee In Eastern Congo Tests Positive For Ebola

A plumber working for the United Nations' peacekeeping mission in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo has tested positive for Ebola, the health ministry said...