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Sen. Kennedy's Committee Passes Health Care Bill

Posted: 07/15/2009 - The Senate health committee has passed legislation to revamp health care, becoming the first congressional committee to act on President Barack Obama's goal of overhauling the system this year.

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Batch Of Generic Diprivan Recalled

Posted: 07/15/2009 - Federal drug enforcement officials have contacted the maker of the powerful anesthetic propofol as part of their investigation into Michael Jackson's death.

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Study: 7 Key Genes Predict Brain Cancer Survival

Posted: 07/14/2009 - Scientists have found seven key genes in the type of brain tumor affecting Sen. Edward Kennedy that together can predict how aggressive a patient's cancer will be.

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House Health Plan to Boost Taxes on Rich

Posted: 07/14/2009 - House Democrats on Tuesday rolled out an ambitious $1.5 trillion plan that for the first time would make health care a right and a responsibility for all Americans, with Medical providers, employers and the wealthiest picking up most of the tab.

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FDA Questions Data For J&J Ovarian Cancer Drug

Updated: 07/13/2009 - Food and Drug Administration scientists are questioning whether study results are reliable enough to warrant approval for a new cancer drug from Johnson & Johnson.

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Study: 1918 Flu Survivors Seem Immune To H1N1 Flu

Updated: 07/14/2009 - Tests in monkeys, mice and ferrets show that the H1N1 flu thrives in greater numbers all over the respiratory system, including the lungs, and causes lesions, instead of staying in the head like seasonal flu.

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FDA Approves New Cardiovascular Medication

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Posted: 07/11/2009 - Nearly 1.5 million Americans have signs of acute coronary syndromes, which include chest pains. Approximately 785K people in the U.S. will have a heart attack, and 470K will experience another some time afterward.

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Monkeys Live Longer On Low-Cal Diet

Posted: 07/09/2009 - The calorie-cut monkeys had less than half the incidence of cancerous tumors or heart disease as the monkeys who ate normally.

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HHS: H1N1 Flu Shots May Begin In October

Posted: 07/09/2009 - The Obama administration says vaccinations against H1N1 flu are likely and probably will begin in mid-October, assuming soon-to-start studies go well.

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What's Going Around?

Posted: 07/09/2009 - Here's what doctors report is going around.

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What's Going Around

Posted: 07/09/2009 - Here's what doctors at Wichita Clinic locations are seeing.

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Stricter Labeling Urged For Bottled Water

Updated: 07/09/2009 - Researchers and congressional investigators say consumers know less about bottled water than the tap water in their faucets because of the way the two are regulated.

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Calif. Students Quarantined In Japan For H1N1 Flu

Updated: 07/08/2009 - A group of 20 students studying in Japan through the University of California Davis have been quarantined after two of their Japanese tutors were diagnosed with H1N1 flu.

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