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Actor Ryan O'Neal's attorneys have concluded their defense in a lawsuit aimed at making him relinquish an Andy Warhol portrait of Farrah Fawcett that he says he has owned since 1980.
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5 hrs ago | Seattle Times
It's a growing side effect of modern medicine: A test for one condition turns up something completely unrelated.
7 hrs ago | WKXW-FM Trenton
Reports of the flu have been increasing, particularly in the South. But it's nothing like last year, when flu hit early and very hard in early December.
12 hrs ago | Turnto10.com
Women at high risk of developing breast cancer because of family history or bad genes have a new option to help prevent the disease.
12 hrs ago | USA Today
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13 hrs ago | Brandon Sun
Exercise might help women beat breast cancer. A study finds it can ease the achy joints and muscle pain that lead many patients to quit taking medicines that treat the disease and lower the risk of a recurrence.
16 hrs ago | The Modesto Bee
The woman, identified only as Joanna, had great difficulty chewing, swallowing and talking.
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.