Health

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June 03, 2019 - 12:28 pm
"(It) has been a holy grail for epidemiologists around the world ever since the first flu vaccines were developed in 1938,"
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This March 26, 2018 photo provided by Ashley Atwater shows her mother, Sally Atwater, outside her home in the Georgetown area of Washington, a few days after leaving the hospital. Atwater's doctor spent two months on calls, messages and dozens of pages of forms to get her an experimental drug he thinks can fight the lung cancer that has spread to her brain and spine. (Courtesy Ashley Atwater via AP)
June 03, 2019 - 9:02 am
CHICAGO (AP) — U.S. drug regulators are launching a project aimed at giving more cancer patients a chance to try treatments that are not yet on the market but that have shown some promise in early testing. Currently, when patients want what's called "compassionate use" access to an experimental...
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James Hinchcliffe
James Hinchcliffe, driver of the #5 Arrow Electronics SPM Honda, prepares to drive during practice for the Verizon IndyCar Series DXC Technology 600 at Texas Motor Speedway on June 8, 2018 in Fort Worth, Texas. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)
May 30, 2019 - 4:44 pm
You can help save a life while enjoying the Grand Prix in Detroit on Friday.
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May 29, 2019 - 11:19 am
It causes negative health, behavior and school outcomes.
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Vegetables
May 28, 2019 - 1:21 pm
Michigandera did do better then people in many others states, including neighbors Indiana and Ohio.
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PFAS foam
PFAS foam (Photo: Michigan Department of Health and Human Services)
May 28, 2019 - 10:56 am
As swimming season begins, health advisories for foam are in effect for multiple Michigan waterbodies:
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This photo provided by Novartis shows Zolgensma. The one-time gene therapy developed by Novartis, Zolgensma, will cost $2.125 million. It treats a rare condition called spinal muscular atrophy, or SMA, which strikes about 400 babies born in the U.S. each year. The therapy, given in a one-hour infusion, was approved for children under age 2 and will be available within two weeks. (Novartis via AP)
May 24, 2019 - 5:15 pm
U.S. regulators have approved the most expensive medicine ever, for a rare disorder that destroys a baby's muscle control and kills nearly all of those with the most common type of the disease within a couple of years. The treatment is priced at $2.125 million. Out-of-pocket costs for patients will...
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May 24, 2019 - 2:02 pm
Here we go again.
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beef steak
May 23, 2019 - 4:22 pm
The affected beef was packaged on April 19 and shipped across the country for further distribution and processing.
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Two people ask to take a photo with House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., center, as the Senate and the House of Representatives shut down for the week-long Memorial Day recess, at the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, May 23, 2019. Rep. Nadler, whose district covers parts of Manhattan and Brooklyn in New York, has gained notoriety by leading one of the House committees investigating President Donald Trump. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
May 23, 2019 - 2:49 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Plunging ahead despite paralyzing partisanship in the nation's capital, senior lawmakers of both parties Thursday proposed legislation to tackle "surprise medical bills" and other concerns, from prescription drug costs to uneven vaccination rates. The draft bill from Sens. Lamar...
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