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Non-Embryonic Stem Cells Pass Major Hurdle In Mice

Posted: 07/23/2009 - Studies published in two journals today say teams of Chinese scientists managed to produce live mice from stem cells coaxed from the skin tissue of adult mice and then reprogrammed.

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CDC Says No Sign Yet That H1N1 Flu Is Mutating

Posted: 07/23/2009 - Federal health officials say the new H1N1 flu isn't yet mutating to become more dangerous, but they're closely tracking that as the virus continues to circle the globe.

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Study: Medicare Prescription Drug Program Working

Posted: 07/23/2009 - Medicare's prescription drug plan is a success -- sort of. A new Kaiser Family Foundation study shows Medicare Part D has largely met its main goal of making livesaving medicines more affordable to seniors.

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What's Going Around

Updated: 07/23/2009 - Here's what doctors at Wichita Clinic locations are seeing.

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FDA: Electronic Cigarettes Contain Toxic Chemicals

Posted: 07/22/2009 - Federal health officials say they have found cancer-causing ingredients in electronic cigarettes, despite manufacturers' claims the products are safer than tobacco cigarettes.

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U.S. Government Calls For Volunteers To Test H1N1 Flu Shots

Posted: 07/22/2009 - The government is calling for several thousand volunteers to roll up their sleeves for the first H1N1 flu shots, in a race to test whether a new vaccine really will protect against the virus before its expected to rebound in the fall.

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Cancer Group Sues, Says Hot Dogs Need Warnings

Posted: 07/22/2009 - Hot dogs may be as American as baseball and apple pie, but a national cancer-awareness group says they're hazardous to your health and should carry warning labels.

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Australia Starts 1st H1N1 Flu Vaccine Trials

Posted: 07/22/2009 - Two biotechnology companies report they're injecting hundreds of adult volunteers with trial vaccines in the southern city of Adelaide.

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President Obama May Have To Wait For Health Care Passage

Updated: 07/22/2009 - President Barack Obama continues to keep a sharp focus on his proposed health care overhaul with a prime time news conference tonight, amid growing resistance to the plan in his own party.

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