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Why non-communicable diseases overseas can affect the U.S.

Sep 23, 2011
Emerging countries are developing the same sorts of diseases that plague us here in the U.S. Keeping them healthy will keep us healthy too, says the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
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What's causing a national drug shortage?

Sep 23, 2011
Congress will convene with doctors, hospitals and drugmakers today to talk about what to do about the drug shortage in this country right now.
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Health care workers keep strike short, for now

Sep 22, 2011
Thousands of nurses and other health care workers are staging a walkout today in protest over benefit cuts. Most will only picket for a day, hoping their message gets across.
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Anemic demand for flu shots

Sep 20, 2011
Pharmacies and grocery stores sitting on too much stock
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Obama jobs plan could bring painful cuts to health care

Sep 19, 2011
President Obama will announce today how he will pay for his $447 billion jobs plan, and Medicare and Medicaid are on the table. But what's left to cut, and will it help or hurt the health care industry?
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Emerging countries are developing 'western' diseases

Sep 19, 2011
Greater affluence in emerging economies has produced a surge in the incidence of diabetes, obesity, cardiovascular disease and cancer.
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Fake organs need fake tubes

Sep 16, 2011
German scientists are using 3D printing technology to print blood vessels that efficiently supply nutrients to artificial organs. The missing link...
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Cure for Tinnitus?

Sep 16, 2011
Researchers think they've found a new way to cure tinnitus, the constant ear-ringing that some people suffer from. It's believed that the ringing...
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A medical mecca rises in suburban Detroit

Sep 15, 2011
And creates thousands of health care jobs. But at what cost?
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Pain detection machine invented

Sep 14, 2011
Researchers at Stanford University have invented a pain detector. They can now tell if someone is in pain using brain scans and that means they don...
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