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Arizona used a two-drug protocol for Wednesday's execution of Joseph Rudolph Wood, who had been sentenced to die for the 1989 deaths of a former girlfriend and her father.
3 hrs ago | Click Orlando
A doctor who has played a key role in fighting the Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone is infected with the disease, according to that country's Ministry of Health.
3 hrs ago | News Observer
Purdue Pharma's new drug Targiniq ER is an extended release tablet that combines oxycodone - the active ingredient in OxyContin - with the drug naloxone.
6 hrs ago | The Olympian
In this July 11, 2014 photo, patient Amanda Thornton, left, of Aloha, Ore., speaks with primary care doctor John Guerreiro at a clinic run by the Virginia Garcia Memorial Health Center in Beaverton, Ore.
10 hrs ago | Daily World
The head of the government lab which potentially exposed workers to live anthrax has resigned, an agency spokesman said Wednesday.
11 hrs ago | Manufacturing.net
A recent Health Canada inspection of the country's only flu vaccine production plant identified 10 issues that need to be addressed, a report from the regulatory agency reveals.
16 hrs ago | Click Orlando
Even though urinary incontinence affects about 25 million Americans and there are many treatment options to improve symptoms, talking about the often unexpected and always urgent need "to go" is still taboo, even with your doctor.
CHARLESTON, W.Va.: A West Virginia health official says an investigation that found syringes were being reused at a pain management clinic was triggered after a patient developed bacterial meningitis.
When the audited public accounts confirmed a $353 million surplus for the last fiscal year, B.C. Liberal political staff were quick to remind reporters of the NDP's main theme from last year's election campaign.
CRUSH, Las Vegas' premiere lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender smoke-free brand recently launched a new video to encourage gay and bisexual men to quit smoking.
Genetic fragments of the deadly MERS virus were detected in the air of a barn where an infected camel was kept, a new study says.
Marlboro maker Altria Group posted flat second-quarter earnings Tuesday as higher prices helped to offset decline in the number of cigarettes it sold.
The money raised by the festival will benefit Branches of Hope, the Cancer Patient Fund at Central Vermont Medical Center's National Life Cancer Treatment Center.
An estimated 2.3 million adults in the United States have epilepsy, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
A pharmacy supervisor at the VA was placed on leave after complaining about errors and delays in delivering medications to patients at a hospital in Palo Alto, California.
A Florida widow awarded $23.6 billion in the death of her chain-smoking husband on Monday called the massive verdict a message to Big Tobacco, even though she likely won't see much if any of the money.
The first of 50 cigarette butt recycling receptacles was installed at a downtown intersection Monday.
Updated: Wed Jul 23, 2014 09:47 pm
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