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Defending the sandwich: This lunchtime favorite does have a place in a healthy diet.
Technology reaching the point where some might try to enhance their performance genetically, experts say
WASHINGTON (AP) — States that expand their Medicaid programs under President Barack Obama's health care law may end up saving thousands of lives, a medical journal report released Wednesday indicates.
If you're having chest pains, an advanced type of CT scan can quickly rule out a heart attack. New research suggests this might be good for hospitals, but not necessarily for you.
But benefit for low-risk patients isn't clear as test increases cost and radiation exposure
WASHINGTON (AP) — Tackling the female side of the AIDS epidemic means going far beyond today's global focus on pregnant women, specialists told the world's largest AIDS meeting Wednesday.
NEW YORK (AP) — In 1976, as a 24-year-old grad student, Samira Beckwith was diagnosed with the thing people still whispered about: cancer.
WASHINGTON (AP) — People are inventing so many new ways to get high that lawmakers can't seem to keep up.
BERLIN (AP) — A group of Orthodox rabbis warned Wednesday that the ancient Jewish practice of infant male circumcision could face further restrictions in Europe after some hospitals in Austria and Switzerland suspended the procedure by citing a German court ruling that it could amount to criminal bodily harm.