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WASHINGTON (AP) — An experimental technique seems to be freeing some kidney transplant patients from having to take anti-rejection drugs.
Gallup survey shows that people feel best about themselves in college towns and in the West.
FUKUSHIMA, Japan (AP) — Yoshiko Ota keeps her windows shut. She never hangs her laundry outdoors. Fearful of birth defects, she warns her daughters: Never have children.
LONDON (AP) — Women who take estrogen after menopause appear to have a lower risk of breast cancer even years after they quit taking the hormone, according to a new analysis of a landmark study.
CHICAGO (AP) — Morphine and similar powerful painkillers are sometimes prescribed to recent war veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress along with physical pain, and the consequences can be tragic, a government study suggests.
Most get both MRI and CT imaging, adding to rising medical costs
There are lots of claims about two components of coconuts. Here’s what we know.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Federal regulators have rejected Merck & Co.'s new combination cholesterol drug, which includes a generic version of the mega-blockbuster Lipitor — at least for now.
CHICAGO (AP) — Children with even relatively mild concussions can have persistent attention and memory problems a year after their injuries, according to a study that helps identify which kids may be most at risk for lingering symptoms.