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EU to hold emergency summit to discuss E. coli outbreak

Jun 7, 2011
Health officials throughout Europe continue to hunt for the origin of the deadly E. coli outbreak after early tests failed to identify German bean spouts as the source.
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Well-established hospitals spread infections

Jun 7, 2011
Consumer Reports says more well-known teaching hospitals spread infection than you might think.
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Price chop for vaccines for world's poor

Jun 6, 2011
Western pharmaceutical companies cut prices after UNICEF publicizes what they charge for life-saving vaccines.
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A social network to help you find all the sickos

Jun 1, 2011
You know, people with colds or the flu or something. The startup is called Sickweather and it will mine data from Twitter, Facebook and people who...
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WHO says cell phones are 'possibly carcinogenic'

Jun 1, 2011
The World Health Organization says mobile phone use might increase the risks of certain types of brain tumors, especially in children and teenagers.
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Remember sunscreen -- and your health insurance

May 27, 2011
The White House is reaching out to young adults to make sure as many 20-somethings get health insurance as possible.
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Forty percent of young people can't pay health bills

May 26, 2011
A new study finds that a large group of young people -- and over half of young women -- are struggling with paying medical bills. Will things change with Obamacare?
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States scale back efforts to provide drugs for HIV, AIDS

May 23, 2011
More than 8,300 people are currently on waiting lists in over 10 sates to get drugs used to treat symptoms of HIV and AIDS. Jennifer Kates of the Kaiser Family Foundation explains.
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Insurers begin to adapt to health reform law

May 21, 2011
In order to pay for the coverage they'll have to provide for those with preexisting conditions, health insurance companies have been trying to raise premiums by double-digits. Come fall, they won't be able to without approval.
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Canadian and Danish researchers link video game playing to snacking

May 20, 2011
WHAT? How could there be a correlation?! Why it boggles the--...
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