Health

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March 15, 2019 - 2:34 pm
Cirrhosis-related deaths increased 65 percent.
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March 15, 2019 - 7:07 am
Someone traveling from Israel visited several businesses while sick with the virus.
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March 13, 2019 - 8:03 pm
Symptoms of measles usually begin 7-14 days after exposure.
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March 13, 2019 - 10:05 am
Health officials call underage vaping an epidemic.
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March 12, 2019 - 6:58 am
MINNETONKA, Minn. (AP) — The nation's largest health insurer is expanding a program that passes rebates from drugmakers directly to the people that use their medications. Beginning next year, all employer-sponsored health care plans that use UnitedHealthcare must give point-of-sale discounts...
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March 11, 2019 - 9:21 am
It has mailed letters to all impacted individuals.
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March 09, 2019 - 11:20 am
The bogus notion that vaccines cause autism didn't start on social networks but has spread there.
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This Oct. 14, 2015 file photo shows the Food & Drug Administration campus in Silver Spring, Md. On Friday, March 8, 2019, the FDA approved Roche’s Tecentriq, the first cancer immunotherapy for treating an aggressive type of breast cancer. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
March 08, 2019 - 6:26 pm
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the first immunotherapy drug for breast cancer. Swiss drugmaker Roche's Tecentriq was OK'd Friday for treating advanced triple-negative breast cancer, which accounts for about 15 percent of cases. It's to be given with chemotherapy, the standard...
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Timothy Ray Brown poses for a photograph, Monday, March 4, 2019, in Seattle. Brown, also known as the "Berlin patient," was the first person to be cured of HIV infection, more than a decade ago. Now researchers are reporting a second patient has lived 18 months after stopping HIV treatment without sign of the virus following a stem-cell transplant. But such transplants are dangerous, cannot be used widely and have failed in other patients. (AP Photo/Manuel Valdes)
March 05, 2019 - 4:44 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — A London man appears to be free of the virus that causes AIDS after a stem cell transplant, the second success including the "Berlin patient," doctors reported. The therapy had an early success with Timothy Ray Brown, a U.S. man treated in Germany who is 12 years post-transplant and...
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March 05, 2019 - 3:27 pm
The report was sponsored by federal agencies including the U.S. Department of Health, which oversees the government's dietary guidelines.
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