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White House: 8 Million People Signed Up for Health Insurance

White House: 8 Million People Signed Up for Health Insurance

35 percent of registrants are younger than 35 years old, administration officials say

White House: 8 Million People Signed Up for Health Insurance

35 percent of registrants are younger than 35 years old, administration officials say

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White House: 8 Million People Signed Up for Health Insurance

White House: 8 Million People Signed Up for Health Insurance

35 percent of registrants are younger than 35 years old, administration officials say

Salmonella Cases Dip in U.S., But Food Poisoning Rates Remain High

New CDC report finds certain contaminants, such as Vibrio and E. coli, on the rise

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Salmonella Cases Dip in U.S., But Food Poisoning Rates Remain High

Salmonella Cases Dip in U.S., But Food Poisoning Rates Remain High

New CDC report finds certain contaminants, such as Vibrio and E. coli, on the rise

FDA Approves Under-the-Tongue Hay Fever Pill

Ragwitek helps the body immunize itself against the offending plant

Tonsillectomy May Spur Weight Gain in Kids, But Won't Cause Obesity: Study

Post-op rise in weight occurs mostly in younger, thinner children, research shows

Off Season May Not Be Long Enough to Recover From Football 'Hits'

Study found some players still showed brain changes 6 months after season had ended

Scientists Map DNA of Deadly Fungus

Cryptococcus neoformans can be especially threatening to people with weak immune systems

Quarter of Prostate Cancer Patients May Abandon 'Watchful Waiting' Approach

European study tracked how many men came back for regular checkups over 13 years

Most Medical Devices Approved for Kids Only Tested on Adults: Study

Children need inclusion in clinical trials to ensure safety, effectiveness, researchers say

Diabetes Complication Rates Drop Among U.S. Adults

But at the same time, rates of diabetes have more than tripled, researchers report

Low Birth Weight, Lack of Breast-Feeding Tied to Inflammation Risk in Adulthood

Study of more than 10,000 people suggests these infants may someday have more health problems

Mouse Study Reveals New Secrets of Fertilization

British researchers discover receptors on egg cells that allow sperm to attach, fertilize egg

Bacteria May Survive Longer in Contact Lens Solution Than Thought

Study suggests manufacturers test for all strains of P. aeruginosa to prevent infection

Small Childbirth Change Might Help Prevent Iron Deficiency in Babies: Study

With mothers holding newborns differently, cord clamping could be delayed, researchers say

School Bans on Chocolate Milk May Backfire

Kids ended up drinking less fat-free white milk, too, Oregon study finds

Creative Pursuits Might Boost Your Job Performance

Study finds association between self-expression, improved problem-solving skills

Scientists Find New Way to Observe 'Good' Brown Fat

Information from MRI scans might help in obesity, diabetes research

Misdiagnoses Common Among U.S. Outpatients: Review

5 percent of adults are affected each year, data from several studies suggest

Leeches Help Save Woman's Ear After Pit Bull Mauling

The 17-day treatment prevented blood vessel clogging that could threaten reconnection, surgeons say

Placing Donor Windpipe First in Patient's Arm Helps With Transplant

Technique allows withdrawal of anti-rejection drugs after a year