Lawsuit in Ohio cancer cluster will take years
Mich. cancer patients to back Medicaid expansion
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Cancer patients and survivors in Michigan are expected to call on lawmakers to expand Medicaid coverage for about 400,000 uninsured Michigan residents.
Lundbeck says drug shows improvement in depression symptoms
COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - Danish pharmaceutical group Lundbeck and Japanese partner Takeda said on Saturday that data from clinical phase III studies with the antidepressant vortioxetine had shown significant improvement in patients' symptoms.
Virus found in Iowa hog population, possibly beyond
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A potentially fatal hog virus, porcine epidemic diarrhea, has been found in the United States for the first time, government and private industry officials said on Friday, posing a new threat for the country's struggling pork producers.
Cancer cover girl rallies to launch fashion line
In a playroom at Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children, a frail, bald-headed 13-year-old girl is between takes for “omg! Insider,” a TV celebrity-gossip show, talking about her new fashion line.
Fever reducers don't slow children's recovery: study
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A review of past research finds that fever-reducing drugs have no effect on the speed of children's recovery from an infection, contrary to the fears of some doctors and parents.
IU Health offers mammograms at discounted price
Indiana University Health released the following on Friday:
Slightly high lead tied to less reading readiness
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Children with even slightly elevated blood lead levels are less likely to be ready to read when starting kindergarten, according to a new study.
Angelina Jolie mastectomy: A closer look at DNA, breast cancer risk
A woman with a genetic mutation that greatly elevates her cancer risk has several options available to her, including Angelina Jolie's choice of preventive surgery.
By opting for surgery to remove her breasts while they were still healthy, Angelina Jolie joined a growing number of women who have used genetic testing to take control of their health.
Online Dish: Weight loss App Humiliates Dieters on Facebook When They Cheat
Need to lose weight, but known for late night snacking? Never fear there s an app for that.
A new smartphone app called Virtual Fridge Lock is designed to shame dieters by posting reports of late-night fridge raids to everyone on their Facebook or twitter accounts.