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MILAN (AP) — Doctors are preparing an emergency one-off stem cell treatment for 2-year-old Venetian girl suffering a severe muscular disease after a judge revoked an order blocking the cure.
ATLANTA (AP) — An outbreak of infected tattoos has led to an unlikely source: the ink.
Researchers have identified a mysterious new disease that has left scores of people in Asia and some in the United States with AIDS-like symptoms even though they are not infected with HIV.
Doctors are reporting a new benefit from weight-loss surgery — preventing diabetes. Far fewer obese people developed that disease if they had stomach-shrinking operations rather than usual care to try to slim down, a large study in Sweden found.
ATLANTA (AP) — The current West Nile outbreak is one of the largest in the U.S., with four times the usual number of cases for this time of year, federal health officials said Wednesday.
Keri’s kitchen: Easy—and healthy—snacks to whip up when your kids’ friends come over.
Premixed 'gray wash' product found as culprit has been discontinued
WASHINGTON (AP) — Over six frightening months, a deadly germ untreatable by most antibiotics spread in the nation's leading research hospital. Pretty soon, a patient a week was catching the bug. Scientists at the National Institutes of Health locked down patients, cleaned with bleach, even ripped out plumbing — and still the germ persisted.
Many front-of-the-package food labels are deceptive. Here’s what you need to know.
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