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Hormones May Help Younger Women With Hot Flashes, Study Finds

Mon, 03/09/2015 - 8:04pm
There's more evidence that hormone therapy might not be so bad for women just starting menopause.






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Apple Launches Medical Research App

Mon, 03/09/2015 - 7:18pm
Patients with asthma, Parkinson's, breast cancer and other conditions can use iPhones to take part in medical research studies using their devices.






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Connecticut Teen Who Refused Chemo in 'Remission'

Mon, 03/09/2015 - 1:48pm
A 17-year-old girl who initially refused treatment for a highly curable cancer is now in "remission" and wants to go home, her lawyer said Monday.






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Doctor to Legislators: Refusing Medical Care Isn't Religious Freedom

Mon, 03/09/2015 - 12:59pm
Dr. Paul Offit has written a book about parents who choose prayer over medical care for their kids, with tragic results.
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Male 'Enhancement' Pills Draw Alerts, And Laughs

Sun, 03/08/2015 - 12:11pm
U.S. health officials warn that hidden additives in male enhancement products may interact with nitrates found in other prescription medications.






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Dog Owners Alarmed at Beneful Suit as Purina Denies Claims

Sun, 03/08/2015 - 11:28am
After NBC News reported on a lawsuit claiming Purina's Beneful dog food contains toxins, scores of readers said the brand may have harmed their pets.






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Man Saved After Having Heart Attack Playing Cardio Tennis

Sat, 03/07/2015 - 12:39pm
When Ian Symmonds took to the tennis court, he didn't expect to have a heart attack. As KGW's Cathy Marshall reports, the staff had training, and an AED machine, which they used on Symmonds almost immediately.






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New Dietary Guidelines: Does Your Dinner Table Shape Up?

Sat, 03/07/2015 - 10:43am
Government groups will soon update dietary standards with familiar suggestions — more veggies — and vintage tips: go ahead and eat the occasional egg.






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Grandfather's Grief Inspires Project to Help Sick Kids

Fri, 03/06/2015 - 4:53pm
Pediatric patients' IV poles had to be pulled awkwardly behind the wagons, until a grandfather and his son decided that needed to change.






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FDA Okays First Type of a New Generic

Fri, 03/06/2015 - 2:01pm
The FDA has approved the first so-called biosimilar - that's a generic version of a biologic as opposed to a chemically synthesized drug.






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Wear Your Baby... And a Gun? This Class Shows You How

Fri, 03/06/2015 - 1:01pm
Parents eager to carry both a baby and a gun on their bodies can now attend a class to show them how it's done.






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Can the Snooze Button Keep the Weight Off?

Fri, 03/06/2015 - 3:58am
You knew getting too little sleep was bad for you, but did you know it might help pack on the pounds?






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Costco Wants to End Use of Human Antibiotics in Chicken

Fri, 03/06/2015 - 3:40am
Costco Wholesale Corp is working toward eliminating the sale of chicken and meat from other animals raised with antibiotics, senior executives said.






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Liberia's Last Ebola Patient Leaves Clinic

Thu, 03/05/2015 - 9:53pm
A thankful Beatrice Yardolo, Liberia's last Ebola patient, left the hospital to cheers of delight from friends and family.






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Liberia's Last Ebola Patient Heads Home

Thu, 03/05/2015 - 9:10pm
A thankful Beatrice Yardolo, Liberia's last Ebola patient, left the hospital to cheers of delight from friends and family.






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CDC Finds Troubling Rise in Teen Suicide Method

Thu, 03/05/2015 - 6:31pm
Fewer teens are killing themselves using guns, but more are choosing suffocation and strangling, government researchers reported Thursday.






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Vaccine, Not Ebola, Made Doc Sick

Thu, 03/05/2015 - 5:58pm
An American doctor who feared he infected himself with Ebola was the first human to get an experimental vaccine.






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Guinea Ebola Vaccine Trial Uses Smallpox Strategy

Thu, 03/05/2015 - 12:54pm
A new Ebola vaccine trial starts in Guinea this week, this one using the same "ring vaccination" strategy that eliminated smallpox in the 1970s.






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Two More Hospitals Report 'Superbugs' on Endoscopes

Thu, 03/05/2015 - 1:27am
Two more hospitals - one in California and one in Connecticut - reported they'd found drug-resistant "superbugs" on a hard-to-clean type of medical equipment that's under federal scrutiny






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First Immune Therapy Drug Approved for Lung Cancer

Wed, 03/04/2015 - 6:43pm
The Food and Drug Administration has okayed the first immune therapy drug for lung cancer.






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