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1 hour ago Immune Therapy Offers Rare Hope for Ovarian Cancer
Researchers report on two possible new ways to help ovarian cancer patients live longer.






13 hours ago Oklahoma Gets Its First Measles Case in 18 Years
The Oklahoma Health Department confirmed its first case of measles in 18 years and the infected person is an international traveler.






Yesterday Google, J&J Team Up to Build Robot Surgeons
Google is teaming up with Johnson & Johnson to build robots that can help surgeons in the operating room






Yesterday NASA Astronaut Prepares for Record-Setting Year in Space
NASA astronaut Scott Kelly is headed to the International Space Station for a year in a one-of-a-kind science experiment.
Yesterday Oklahoma Reports First Measles Case in 18 Years
Oklahoma has its first confirmed measles case since 1997, state health officials reported Friday.
Yesterday White House Releases Plan to Fight Superbugs
The White House released a five-year, $1.2 billion plan on Friday to fight drug-resistant "superbugs".






Yesterday Could Better Screening Catch Suicidal Pilots?
Pilots rarely use their aircraft to commit suicide and even more rarely kill others along with themselves, experts say.






Mar 27 NASA Astronaut Prepares for Record-Setting Year in Space
NASA astronaut Scott Kelly's one-year space mission will be a one-of-a-kind science experiment made possible by two-of-a-kind spacefliers.
Mar 26 Indiana Town Hit by HIV Epidemic to Open First Clinic
Indiana Gov. Mike Pence declared a public health emergency Thursday in Scott County amid an HIV outbreak that has infected at least 79 people.
Mar 26 'Part of Life': Angelina Jolie Has Ovaries Removed
Angelina Jolie has had her ovaries removed after tests indicated possible signs of cancer, two years after she underwent a double mastectomy.






Mar 26 First HIV Clinic to Open in Indiana Town Hit by Epidemic
Indiana Gov. Mike Pence declared a public health emergency Thursday in Scott County amid an HIV outbreak that has infected at least 79 people.
Mar 26 One-Year Space Mission Blazes Scientific Trail to Mars
NASA astronaut Scott Kelly's one-year space mission will be a one-of-a-kind science experiment made possible by two-of-a-kind spacefliers.
Mar 26 Want to Live to Be 105? Check Your Genes
Researchers find that more than 280 genes are involved in getting people to extreme old age — 105 and older.






Mar 26 Many With Alzheimer's Never Get the Diagnosis: Report
More than half a million Americans will develop Alzheimer's disease this year, but as many as half will never be told their diagnosis.






Mar 26 House Passes 'Doc Fix' for Medicare Doctors
Congress may be mostly deadlocked, but the House of Representatives passed the so-called doc fix Thursday.






Mar 26 Indiana Governor Declares Emergency Amid HIV Epidemic
Indiana Gov. Mike Pence declared a public health emergency Thursday in Scott County amid an HIV outbreak that has infected at least 79 people.
Mar 26 U.S. Ebola Patient Upgraded to Serious Condition
An American health worker being treated for Ebola has improved from critical to serious condition, the National Institutes of Health said Thursday.






Mar 26 'We Need Help': HIV 'Epidemic' Hits Small Indiana Town
An HIV "epidemic" fueled by needle-sharing opiate users has infected 72 people in one southern Indiana county, state officials said Wednesday.






Mar 26 CDC Smoking Campaign Aims to Make You Cringe
A new anti-smoking campaign features a parade of former smokers who want to save others from their humiliating health consequences.






Mar 25 'We Need Help': HIV 'Epidemic' Slams Small Indiana Town
An HIV "epidemic" fueled by needle-sharing opiate users has infected 72 people in one southern Indiana county, state officials said Wednesday.






Mar 25 3 Drinks Give You Liver Cancer, But Coffee Protects
Researchers say they've narrowed down just how much alcohol you have to drink to risk giving yourself liver cancer: three drinks a day.






Mar 25 Ebola Hits Youngest Victims the Hardest, Report Finds
Ebola takes hold quicker in the very youngest patients and kills more of them, a new report finds.






Mar 25 New Anthrax Treatment Helps Even After Infection
The FDA approved a treatment to help anthrax victims even after they've started showing symptoms - a time that's typically too late to save patients.






Mar 25 Could Sex Have Brought Ebola Back to Liberia?
WHO and the Liberian government say they are checking into the possibility that a woman caught Ebola from a survivor she was dating.






Mar 25 Supreme Court Sends UPS Pregnancy Case Back for Retrial
The Supreme Court has sent a pregnancy discrimination case filed against UPS back for possible re-trial.






Mar 25 Here Are the Biggest Distractions for Teen Drivers
Cellphones and talking to passengers appear to play a far greater role in teen crashes than previously thought.






Mar 25 Here Are the Biggest Distractions for Teen Drivers







Mar 24 Breast Cancer Signs Seen in 4,200-Year-Old Bones
Archaeologists have found what Egyptian authorities are calling the world's oldest evidence of breast cancer in the 4,200-year-old bones of a woman.






Mar 24 Amy's Kitchen, Frozen Spinach Recalls Linked to Listeria
The frozen food aisle of your local grocery store may look a little bare due to several frozen spinach recalls over the past few days.






Mar 24 Ethicist: Why a New Alzheimer's Drug Isn't A No-Brainer
Bioethicist Art Caplan gives five reasons why good news is not all good news when it comes to a promising drug for Alzheimer's disease.