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Bird Flu 101: How Bad Is The New H7N9 Strain?

Posted: 04/04/2013 - A bird flu virus never before found in humans has grabbed world attention this week after it infected and killed people in China. Scientists have been scrambling to understand how it happened and, more importantly, whether it poses a risk to public health or could potentially spark a global pandemic.

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Cancer Drug Patent Rejected In India

Posted: 04/01/2013 - A lawyer for healthcare activists says India's Supreme Court has rejected drug maker Novartis AG's right to patent a new version of a lifesaving cancer drug.

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Farm Rich Products Recalled Over E. Coli Fears

Updated: 03/29/2013 - Rich Products Corp. has announced a voluntary recall of its Farm Rich Mini Quesadillas and other Farm Rich products because of a possible E. coli contamination.

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HIV Test Urged For 7,000 Oklahoma Dental Patients

Posted: 03/28/2013 - Health officials are urging 7,000 patients of an Oklahoma dentist to seek medical tests to ensure they haven't been exposed to hepatitis or the virus that causes AIDS.

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STUDY: Fewer Dying In Hospitals, More At Home

Posted: 03/27/2013 - Surveys show most Americans would rather die at home than in a hospital. Now, a new government study suggests more and more people getting their wish.

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Johnson & Johnson Recalls Glucose Meters

Posted: 03/26/2013 - Johnson & Johnson recalls 2 million blood glucose meters worldwide because they may not provide a warning at extremely high blood glucose levels.

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Report: 1 In 50 School Kids Has Autism

Posted: 03/20/2013 - A government survey of parents in the U.S. says 1 in 50 schoolchildren has autism. That surpasses another federal estimate for the disorder.

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Burr Bill Extends Coverage For Lejeune Toxic Water

Posted: 03/13/2013 - Republican Sen. Richard Burr has filed a bill to make more Marines and their families eligible for health care for illnesses suffered because of toxic drinking water at Camp Lejeune.

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