September 28, 2009 More women with breast cancer are getting mastectomies to prevent occurrence of the disease in the unaffected breast.
September 24, 2009 If H1N1 hits hard, the limited supply of ventilators in the U.S. would leave many patients in the lurch. Some controversial guidelines in the works could, for instance, allow hospitals to withhold ventilators from people with chronic illnesses so ...
September 24, 2009 An experimental vaccine provided modest protection against HIV infection in a clinical test, a first in the decades-long search for a vaccine to fight AIDS.
September 23, 2009 Tanning salons don't do enough to limit sessions for teenagers, results from an undercover study suggest.
September 22, 2009 It's now illegal to add the taste of cloves, strawberries and every other flavor except menthol to cigarettes.
September 16, 2009 RIchard Knox clears up the confusion about pregnancy and the swine flu vaccine.
September 15, 2009 A Senate subcommittee searches for answers on radiation risks from cellphone.
September 4, 2009 An inner city birthing center staffed by nurse-midwives improves outcomes while lowering costs.
September 1, 2009 Local governments and communities need to do more to fight an epidemic of childhood obesity.
September 1, 2009 Even a longer view of the return on investments in prevention indicates they don't necessarily pay for themselves for most people.
September 1, 2009 A federal lawsuit by Big Tobacco asserts a new law goes too far in restricting their ability to market to adults.
August 31, 2009 More than a million men diagnosed early with prostate cancer may have had no benefit from the test results.
August 27, 2009 Radiation exposure from common imaging tests leads to new questions about overuse.
August 25, 2009 The American Heart Association says women should limit sugary sweetener intake to no more than 100 calories daily and men shouldn't exceed 150 calories.
August 25, 2009 Federal officials fret about swine flu while the public seems largely unconcerned about the virus' return.
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