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The woman, identified only as Joanna, had great difficulty chewing, swallowing and talking.
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Doctors caring for people in a coma or vegetative state have been issued new guidelines to help them decide on the best course of treatment.
The Food and Drug Administration says it has approved the first generic versions of the blockbuster antidepressant drug Cymbalta, offering lower-cost access to one of the most widely prescribed treatments for depression, anxiety and other disorders.
As Mike Kelley stroked his cat Andy for the last time, he recalled how the feline would eat yogurt every morning and meet him at the door every night.
A combination of two drugs is highly effective at keeping some women with breast cancer free of the disease, say researchers.
Tens of thousands of women each year might be able to skip at least some of the grueling treatments for breast cancer - which can include surgery, heavy chemo and radiation - without greatly harming their odds of survival, new research suggests.
A pair of traders confer on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013.
Global efforts to curb malaria are stalling after a drop in funds to buy bed nets, according to the latest report Wednesday from the World Health Organization.
Sprout Pharmaceuticals said Wednesday it has reached an impasse with the Food and Drug Administration over its drug, flibanserin.
It was only four years later that Eubank would be officially diagnosed with two learning disabilities: attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and a learning-comprehension disorder.
Health chiefs have suspended a specialist liver surgeon linked to the "avoidable deaths" of eight patients he operated on in south Wales.
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For William Suter, a good night's sleep was an elusive dream. He snored all night and felt tired every day.
People should lose their sweet tooth if they want the best chance of keeping a full set of molars, say scientists.
Fitness-gear gifts that friends and loved ones will really use are harder to come by than you might think - there are plenty of things out there that companies label as "fitness" gear, but as anyone who works out will tell you, a lot of it is just junk that winds up at the bottom of the closet .
The Day of New London reports that a state Department of Labor spokeswoman says the hospital is self-insured and does not have to provide 20 days' notice before dropping coverage.