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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.
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Marlboro maker Altria Group posted flat second-quarter earnings Tuesday as higher prices helped to offset decline in the number of cigarettes it sold.
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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.
A gynecologist who secretly used a pen-like camera to record hundreds of videos and photos of his patients' sex organs during pelvic exams will cost one of the world's most prestigious medical centers $190 million in a settlement with more than 8,000 women.
The investigation by West Virginia health officials found that, prior to November 2013, needles and syringes were reused at Valley Pain Management to administer pain medications and saline solutions, and the same pain medication vial was used for more than one patient, the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources and the Ohio ... (more)
The NHS trust in charge of Watford General has signed a A 25.5 million contract to update its IT systems.
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.
Americans consider insurance and a good bedside manner in choosing a doctor, but will that doctor provide high-quality care? Being licensed and likable doesn't necessarily mean a doctor is up to date on best practices.
Efforts to improve Detroit have not idled over the past year as the city put plans in place to restructure billions of dollars in debt during bankruptcy.
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."
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