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Specialty drugmaker United Therapeutics Corp. said Monday that it received a subpoena from federal regulators looking into the company's marketing of three drugs used to treat a form of hypertension.
LSU medical students training in Baton Rouge have a new, high-tech education site that university officials say will help expand graduate medical education in the city.
In this June 3, 2010, file photo, Dr. Steven Birnbaum works with a patient in a CT scanner at Southern New Hampshire Medical Center in Nashua, N.H. A national study suggests the world's top cancer killer isn't always as deadly as doctors once thought, finding that more than 18 percent of lung cancers detected in screening scans are likely so slow ... (more)
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention meningitis expert Thomas Clark says that shortly after vaccinations began at noon Monday, scores of students were in line and some had received the dose.
One out of every 15 people in the Unites States suffers from sleep apnea, a breathing disorder characterized by the cessation of breathing or abnormally shallow breathing during periods of sleep.
The 10-year-old girl was unconscious and lying on an operating table with her mangled right foot poking out from under the covers when the trauma surgeon saw her for the first time.
Smoke billowing from an Osborn Lane house fire Sunday morning was so intense that it drove firefighters back, at first.
Applications are being accepted for $8 million in grants designed to improve the delivery of mental health and substance abuse services in Massachusetts.
Teva Pharmaceutical Industries, the world's biggest maker of generic drugs, estimates its pipeline of so-called new therapeutic entities could generate revenue of $1 billion to $1.5 billion by 2018.
Police said they found the man, Shamar Willet, around 1:30 p.m. on the building's second floor.
Jose Luis Alonso, 68, of Paducah, passed away at 1:52 p.m. Thursday, December 5, 2013, at Baptist Health Paducah.
A long-awaited study by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows a link between tainted tap water at a U.S. Marine Corps base in North Carolina and increased risk of serious birth defects and childhood cancers.
A St. Thomas man and woman survived a triple-fatal three-car collision the day before Thanksgiving on a rural highway in northeast Arizona.
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In this October 2012 photo provided by The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Emily Whitehead is checked by pediatric oncologist, Dr. Stephan A. Grupp, at the hospital.
David Roulston, who joined in November, said the group would focus on encouraging whistleblowing; forming residents' groups at care homes; setting up surveys to gather evidence about patient access to GPs; and the quality of home care.