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The largest-ever study of schizophrenia patients shows that the condition is driven by more than 100 genes - some that were expected, and some that require more research to explain.
A federal judge on Monday dismissed a U.S. senator's lawsuit challenging a requirement that congressional members and their staffs to obtain government-subsidized health insurance through small business exchanges, saying the senator had no grounds to sue.
An estimated 2.3 million adults in the United States have epilepsy, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Children born to women who smoked during pregnancy appear to have an increased risk of developing attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder , according to new research.
The first of 50 cigarette butt recycling receptacles was installed at a downtown intersection Monday.
The Ohio Department of Health said Monday that an investigation by West Virginia health officials found possible unsafe injection practices at Valley Pain Management in McMechen .
A decision by a Florida jury to impose punitive damages of $23.6 billion against RJ Reynolds Tobacco Company on Friday is likely to be rejected on appeal or the award reduced substantially, lawyers with expertise in jury awards said on Sunday.
The Las Cruces Sun-News reported Saturday that La Frontera lost 87 of the 400 employees it inherited after being brought in by the state to replace six nonprofit mental health providers under investigation.
With widespread numbers of HIV patients in treatment, researchers and advocates are talking at this week's International AIDS Conference in Melbourne, Australia, about finally reversing the pandemic.
SMOKEFREE South-West has welcomed the announcement of a consultation on new regulations to make it illegal to smoke in cars with children inside.
Labelling regulations to take effect Aug. 21 are designed to protect consumers after the largest meat recall in the country's history two years ago.
President Benigno Aquino III's spokesman, Herminio Coloma Jr., said Sunday that the Philippine leader signed the law "to effectively instill health consciousness through graphic health warnings on tobacco products."
The rate of HIV infections diagnosed in the United States each year fell by one-third over the past decade, a government study finds.
The chairman of Clemson University's board of trustees says the panel won't vote on a plan to ban tobacco use anywhere on campus.
ManorCare alleges in its lawsuit that one Trinity employee who administers phlebotomy services caused the outbreak.
The case is one of thousands filed in Florida after the state Supreme Court in 2006 tossed out a $145 billion class action verdict.
Updated: Tue Jul 22, 2014 01:57 am
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