A Struggle To Define 'Death' For Organ Donors

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Weight-Loss Surgery May Help Treat, Even Reverse, Diabetes

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Cheney Operation Underscores Heart Transplant Issues

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Cells gathered during a Pap test. Those on the left are normal, and those on the right are infected with human papillomavirus. Ed Uthman/Wikimedia Commons hide caption

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Doctors Revamp Guidelines For Pap Smears

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The C. difficile bacteria causes infections that kill about 14,000 Americans each year, the CDC reports. CDC Public Health Image Library hide caption

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Deaths From Dangerous Gut Bacteria Hit Historic Highs

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Study Suggests Way To Create New Eggs In Women

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Ramon Maldonado-Cardenas grimaces as he gets a flu shot from pharmacy student Khoa Truong during a health fair in Sacramento, Calif., last October. Rich Pedroncelli/AP hide caption

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Why Is This Year's Flu Season Off To A Slow Start?

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Diet Drug Qnexa Gets Thumbs-Up From FDA Panel

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The FDA hasn't approved a new weight-loss drug since 1999. In the meantime, Americans' waistlines have continued to grow. M. Spencer Green/AP hide caption

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Weight-Loss Drugs Face High Hurdles At FDA

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A House panel heard testimony about conscience and religious freedom Thursday from (left) Rev. William E. Lori, Catholic Bishop of Bridgeport, Conn.; Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison, president, The Lutheran Church Missouri Synod; C. Ben Mitchell, Union University; Rabbi Meir Soloveichik, Yeshiva University; and Craig Mitchell, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. Carolyn Kaster/AP hide caption

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Birth Control: Latest Collision Between Individual Conscience And Society

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Controversy Over Stem-Cell Research Keeps Charities On Sidelines

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Komen Cut To Planned Parenthood 'Mischaracterized'

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