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36 min ago | WXLO-FM Worcester

Valerie Harper On Her Cancer Battle: 'I Have Hope for the Future'

Valerie Harper was excited to share news of her improving health with a magazine this week.

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Related Topix: Valerie Harper, Oncology

4 hrs ago | WHDH

Man executed for killing 3 members of Texas family

A man convicted of fatally stabbing his ex-girlfriend, her young son and her mother 13 years ago at a home in Corpus Christi was executed by Texas prison officials Wednesday evening.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, US News, US Supreme Court, Death Penalty, Nembutal, Pentobarbital (generic)

8 hrs ago | KPLR-11

Rapper Andre Johnson severly injured jumping off building

Johnson was seriously injured, but survived the fall from the second level of the building in North Hollywood, Los Angeles Police Sgt.

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Related Topix: Los Angeles, CA, Cedars Medical Center, CedarsSinai Medical Center, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Long Beach, CA, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop, The Wu-Tang Clan

8 hrs ago | Philly.com

GlaxoSmithKline discloses new bribery inquiries

The company said Wednesday that it started looking into the conduct of "a small number of individuals" in December.

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Related Topix: GlaxoSmithKline, Biotech, Healthcare Industry

8 hrs ago | Connecticut Post

Study: Diabetic heart attacks and strokes falling

In this Friday, March 1, 2013 file photo, Chan Lai Ly, right, has his mouth examined by Honghue Duong, a physician's assistant, as part of a regular check-up related to his diabetes at International Community Health Services in Seattle.

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Related Topix: Diabetes, Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

9 hrs ago | KNDU

Yoga big on West Coast, chiropractors popular in Midwest

Folks on the West Coast are faithful followers of yoga and meditation. Midwesterners turn to chiropractors or osteopathic doctors for their aches and pains.

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Related Topix: Fitness, Yoga, Health, Chiropractic, Supplement, Ginkgo biloba, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Missouri

10 hrs ago | ABC News

Smartphone Apps to Help Patients Take Their Meds

Several smartphone apps are available to help patients take their medications as prescribed.

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Related Topix: Johnson & Johnson, Biotech, Johnson and Johnson, Johnson and Johnson Merck Consumer Pharmaceuticals, Healthcare Industry, Advanced Transit Dynamics, VisionCare Ophthalmic Technologies, Startups, Johnson Controls

14 hrs ago | The Reporter

Dress codes: Where should schools set limits?

In this March 2014 photo provided by their families, Kamryn Renfro, 9, left, and Delaney Clements, 11, right, stand together for a photo in Grand Junction, Colo.

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Related Topix: Cancer, Health, Apparel, Tween Brands, Evanston, IL, Education Etc.

16 hrs ago | WSOCTV

NC officials urge caution after Hepatitis A cases

Officials at the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services are reminding residents to always take precautions when preparing food regardless of where they are.

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Related Topix: Hepatitis, Health

20 hrs ago | Nanaimo Daily News

FDA approves Glaxo's injectable Tanzeum to control diabetes in adults

The Food and Drug Administration said Tuesday it approved a new injectable drug from GlaxoSmithKline plc for adults with Type 2 diabetes.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Diabetes, Health, Food and Drug Administration, Insulin (generic), Humulin, Novolin

Tue Apr 15, 2014

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Miley Cyrus cancels Missouri show

Singer Miley Cyrus cancelled her Tuesday show in Kansas City, Missouri, after being admitted to hospital for a "severe allergic reaction to antibiotics", the show venue said.

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Related Topix: Miley Cyrus, Pop/Rock

Banburycake.co.uk

Blood pressure warning on pregnancy

Pregnant women with chronically high blood pressure are more likely to suffer complications such as early delivery of their babies, giving birth to newborns with a low birth weight and neonatal death, research suggests.

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Related Topix: Hypertension, Health, Motherhood, Family

TheBostonChannel.com

Obesity during pregnancy raises stillbirth risk

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Related Topix: Obstetrics and Gynecology, Opinion

WANE-TV Fort Wayne

FDA OKs tablet to reduce grass allergies

Merck & Co. says the Food and Drug Administration has approved its new tablet for grass allergies, Grastek, for patients five to 65 years old.

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Related Topix: Biotech, Merck , Healthcare Industry, Merck & Co., Food and Drug Administration

CBS Local

Nebraska Boy Gets His Wish: Skydiving In Colorado

Make-A-Wish Colorado says Max, who loves to pretend to fly like a superhero, soared Tuesday at an indoor skydiving facility near Denver called SkyVenture Colorado.

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Related Topix: Hastings, NE, Genetics

KTVU Oakland

Monterey Bay Aquarium scientists find new killer sponge

Scientists using a remote-controlled robot submersible have discovered a new species of poisonous sponge in deep waters off San Diego.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, San Diego, CA, La Jolla (San Diego, CA), La-Jolla, CA, La Jolla Pharmaceutical, Biotech, Healthcare Industry

KJRH

DNA alternative to Pap smear sparks debate

A high-tech screening tool for cervical cancer is facing pushback from more than a dozen patient groups, who warn that the genetic test could displace a simpler, cheaper and more established mainstay of women's health: the Pap smear.

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Related Topix: Cervical Cancer, Health, Genetics, Women's Health, HPV

KMIZ

New York Stock Exchange trading

The technology sector is taking another beating Tuesday as worries about high-flying momentum stocks continue to hang over the market.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Johnson & Johnson, Biotech, Johnson and Johnson, Johnson and Johnson Merck Consumer Pharmaceuticals, Healthcare Industry

National Public Radio

US Stocks Drift Lower At Midday; Homebuilders Sink

Beazer Homes, Ryland Group and other homebuilder stocks fell after a survey showed that the industry's confidence in the housing market remains low.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Johnson & Johnson, Biotech, Johnson and Johnson, Johnson and Johnson Merck Consumer Pharmaceuticals, Healthcare Industry

KMIZ

Stocks: Trying to hold on to gains

But the Dow Jones Industrial Average, S&P 500 and the Nasdaq were all in slightly negative territory by 10:30a.m. ET.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Johnson & Johnson, Biotech, Johnson and Johnson, Johnson and Johnson Merck Consumer Pharmaceuticals, Healthcare Industry, Banking, Financial Services, CitiMortgage, Citigroup

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