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Rising Drug Prices Widen Divide Between Haves, Have-NotsMore and more, patients are being caught up in efforts to rein in the cost of health care - efforts employers and patients desperately want to succeed.
Researchers Study Vaccine To Target Aggressive Form Of Breast CancerA team of researchers are studying a new anti-cancer vaccine that would help the body resist the return of an aggressive form of breast cancer.
Most Burger Chains Fail On Annual Antibiotics Report CardTwenty-five of the top US burger chains were graded on their antibiotic policies in a collaborative report released Wednesday.
Drug-Resistant Salmonella From Chicken Sickens Nearly 100Twenty-one of the sick patients have been hospitalized, though no deaths have been reported.
Study: Americans Expected To Live Longer By 2040The average life span in the U.S. was 78.7 years in 2016, but the study suggests Americans will live to be 79.8 years in 2040.
CDC: Kids In 22 States Sickened By ‘Mystery Disease’A mystery illness that attacks the nervous system, paralyzing some children, has many parents concerned across the country.
Blind Boy's Vision Improving After New Gene Therapy TreatmentA four-year-old Oregon boy is seeing for the first time thanks to a new gene therapy treatment.
Welch's Says Grape Juice Is For Men NowWelch's new ad campaign is aimed at Gen X men.
Doctors Suspect Man Died Of Extremely Rare Disease After Eating Squirrel BrainsA 61-year-old New York man developed an extremely rare and fatal brain disorder after he ate squirrel brains, according to a new report.
Fifth Grader Runs 50 5K’s In 50 Days For Grandpa’s Lung CancerFor the last seven weeks, a San Francisco fifth grader has embarked on a physical challenge that most adults wouldn’t consider trying, all of his own accord.
Doctors Warn Of C-Section 'Epidemic' As Global Rates DoubleCaesarean section birth rates have nearly doubled in two decades worldwide and have reached "epidemic" proportions in some countries, doctors warned Friday.
Obamacare Premiums Will Get Cheaper For The First TimeIt will cost a little less to buy Obamacare coverage in 2019.