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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The nation's largest produce-safety testing program narrowly escaped closure thanks to a last-minute grudging reprieve from the Agriculture Department, and finding a permanent solution to keep tainted fruits and vegetables from reaching consumers could take an even bigger effort.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — California is cracking down on more than a dozen businesses accused of selling and distributing costume jewelry containing dangerous levels of lead despite repeated warnings.
New York, Chicago, and L.A. each boast more than 30 top hospitals, but Boston has the nation's best.
These 17 medical centers are standouts in half a dozen or more specialties.
America's new No. 1 medical center: Mass General.
Behind U.S. News's selection of the 148 out of 4,793 hospitals that ranked in at least one of our 16 specialties.
Our methodology identified more than 730 hospitals that are high-performing in one or more specialties.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration on Monday approved the first drug shown to reduce the risk of HIV infection, the latest milestone in the 30-year battle against the virus that causes AIDS.
WASHINGTON (AP) — There's more advice on the contentious issue of prostate cancer screening: A leading group of cancer specialists says the decision hinges in part on a man's life expectancy.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Turns out it's possible to make a fast-food lunch a bit healthier even without skipping the fries.