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COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Danish authorities say an intravenous drug user who injected heroin and died has tested positive for anthrax.
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PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — A deadly form of a common childhood illness has been linked to the mysterious child deaths in Cambodia that sparked alarm after a cause could not immediately be determined, health officials said Monday.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Can the Internal Revenue Service police President Barack Obama's health care mandate while simultaneously collecting all the taxes for running the federal government?
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana's decision to deny Planned Parenthood Medicaid funds because it performs abortions denies women the freedom to choose their health care providers, a federal hearing officer said.
CHICAGO (AP) — Dr. Joseph Kirsner, a pioneer in the field of digestive system disorders, died from kidney failure at his home in Chicago on Saturday. He was 102 years old.
WASHINGTON (AP) — An AIDS-free generation: It seems an audacious goal, considering how the HIV epidemic still is raging around the world.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Five large drug and grocery chains are suing Pfizer Inc. and a second drugmaker, alleging they conspired to delay sales of cheap generic versions of the blockbuster cholesterol drug Lipitor.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration says it will begin cracking down on companies that market versions of the painkiller oxycodone which have not undergone federal review.
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — A World Health Organization expert says it's too early to know whether a mixture of known diseases or something new is responsible for the deaths of more than 60 children in Cambodia.