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Office workers 'too sedentary' Office workers 'too sedentary' 03/26/2015 07:54 PM
Office workers need to get up and move around more, according to a new campaign.
Sierra Leone in Ebola lockdown Sierra Leone in Ebola lockdown 03/27/2015 09:59 AM
The authorities in Sierra Leone enforce a three-day national lockdown to curb the spread of Ebola, except for short windows to pray.
Fitness linked to lower cancer risk Fitness linked to lower cancer risk 03/26/2015 07:44 PM
Very fit men in their late 40s are less likely to get lung cancer and colorectal cancer than unfit men, a study in JAMA Oncology suggests.
First Europe non-beating heart swap First Europe non-beating heart swap 03/26/2015 02:38 PM
Surgeons in Cambridgeshire perform the first heart transplant in Europe using a non-beating heart.
DNA of 'an entire nation' assessed DNA of 'an entire nation' assessed 03/25/2015 07:54 PM
The genetic code of "an entire nation" has effectively been deduced, say researchers in Iceland.
Indiana emergency for HIV 'epidemic' Indiana emergency for HIV 'epidemic' 03/26/2015 09:41 AM
The governor of Indiana has declared a public health emergency and authorised a needle exchange programme, after an HIV outbreak "reached epidemic proportions" in part of the state.
Ebola 'more deadly' in young children Ebola 'more deadly' in young children 03/25/2015 03:09 PM
Ebola is more deadly for young children than adults, an analysis in the New England Journal of Medicine suggests.
Warning of UK mosquito disease threat Warning of UK mosquito disease threat 03/22/2015 09:16 PM
Mosquitoes could bring diseases such as dengue fever and West Nile virus to the UK within the next few decades, disease experts are warning.
'Eat rice cold for fewer calories' 'Eat rice cold for fewer calories' 03/23/2015 09:16 AM
Scientists believe they have found a way to make rice less calorific - boil it with coconut oil and refrigerate before eating.
Ashya King 'free of brain cancer' Ashya King 'free of brain cancer' 03/23/2015 08:03 AM
The parents of five-year-old Ashya King, who were detained after taking him abroad for treatment for a brain tumour, say their son is now free of cancer.

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Colleges getting out of health insurance business Colleges getting out of health insurance business 03/28/2015 08:58 AM
SEATTLE (AP) -- The federal health care overhaul is leading some colleges and universities to get out of the health insurance business....
Senate delays vote on bipartisan bill on Medicare doc fees Senate delays vote on bipartisan bill on Medicare doc fees 03/27/2015 01:22 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Republican-run Senate has delayed giving final congressional approval to bipartisan legislation permanently blocking Medicare cuts for physicians until next month....
Price tag of bipartisan bill averting Medicare doc fee cuts Price tag of bipartisan bill averting Medicare doc fee cuts 03/26/2015 01:17 AM
The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office estimates that the bipartisan bill preventing cuts in doctors' fees for treating Medicare patients would total $214 billion in costs over the coming decade. Highlights of the CBO analysis (in rounded numbers):...
Sierra Leoneans to stay home in final push to stop Ebola Sierra Leoneans to stay home in final push to stop Ebola 03/27/2015 06:03 PM
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) -- Sierra Leone's 6 million people were told to stay home for three days beginning Friday, except for religious services, as the West African nation attempted a final push to rid itself of Ebola....
White House unveils plan to fight antibiotic-resistant germs White House unveils plan to fight antibiotic-resistant germs 03/27/2015 02:35 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The White House on Friday announced a five-year plan to fight the threat posed by antibiotic-resistant bacteria amid fears that once-treatable germs could become deadly....
FDA to scrutinize unproven alternative remedies FDA to scrutinize unproven alternative remedies 03/26/2015 12:00 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Federal officials plan to review the safety and evidence behind alternative remedies like Zicam and Cold-Eeze, products that are protected by federal law, but not accepted by mainstream medicine....
Pelosi irks some allies over bipartisan bill with Boehner Pelosi irks some allies over bipartisan bill with Boehner 03/27/2015 06:41 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi bruised some longtime liberal allies when she worked with Speaker John Boehner to craft a rare bipartisan accord on Medicare. But lawmakers say it will enhance her stature as a dealmaker, and may help her party avoid being sidelined by majority Republicans over the next two years....
Indiana governor overrides law to authorize needle exchange Indiana governor overrides law to authorize needle exchange 03/26/2015 03:32 PM
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Indiana Gov. Mike Pence overrode state law and his own anti-drug policies Thursday to authorize a short-term needle-exchange program designed to help contain HIV infections in a rural county where more than six dozen cases have been reported, all of them tied to intravenous drug use....
Answers to common questions about HIV, needles and drug use Answers to common questions about HIV, needles and drug use 03/26/2015 03:17 PM
Indiana Gov. Mike Pence has authorized a short-term needle-exchange program and other steps to help contain the spread of HIV among intravenous drug users in one county. Some answers to common questions about needles, drug abuse and the virus that causes AIDS:...
Obama says he's ready to sign Medicare doctor payment fix Obama says he's ready to sign Medicare doctor payment fix 03/25/2015 11:18 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama said Wednesday that he's ready to sign good bipartisan legislation to fix Medicare's doctor payment problem, without endorsing any specific legislation....
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