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US probes Sanofi over blockbuster drug Plavix

Updated: 03/12/2013 - The U.S. Justice Department is investigating drug maker Sanofi's disclosures to the Food and Drug Administration about different responses to its blockbuster blood thinner Plavix.

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AP IMPACT: Combat stress felt far from front lines

Posted: 03/11/2013 - Analysts in the cavernous room at Langley Air Force Base in Virginia relive the explosions, the carnage and the vivid after-battle assessments of the bombings over and over again.

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Studies tie stress from storms, war to heart risks

Posted: 03/11/2013 - Disasters and prolonged stress can raise "fight or flight" hormones that affect blood pressure, blood sugar and other things in ways that make heart trouble more likely, doctors say.

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Officials: Michelin eatery in Denmark sickens 63

Posted: 03/11/2013 - The Danish Veterinary and Food Administration said Friday it had investigated the popular, waterfront restaurant in Copenhagen after complaints from customers who had dined there during a week in February.

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Utah moves to tax e-cigarettes like regular smokes

Posted: 03/11/2013 - A proposal in the Utah Legislature that would tax electronic cigarettes at the same rate as regular cigarettes has put the state at the forefront of a national movement to regulate the increasingly popular devices.

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AG: Utility bills would climb under legislation

Posted: 03/11/2013 - The state Attorney General says a measure pending in the General Assembly could cause bills from for-profit utility companies to climb significantly without much government oversight.

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Sequester cuts could impact cancer research

Updated: 03/08/2013 - We are learning more about the impact of the sequester funding cuts that went into effect at the beginning of March, and they may have a big impact on cancer patients.

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Arkansas GOP eyes Planned Parenthood funds next

Posted: 03/08/2013 - Arkansas Republicans plan to press the legislative advantage their party hasn't enjoyed since Reconstruction by making it even more difficult for women to get abortions in the state.

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Oregon lawmakers advance ban on young teen tanning

Posted: 03/08/2013 - Across the nation, lawmakers are debating where to draw the line on young teen tanning, considering proposals that would make it illegal to expose minors to ultraviolet rays from sunlamps.

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Do more women need diabetes care when pregnant?

Posted: 03/07/2013 - A change in testing could nearly triple the number of women diagnosed with diabetes during pregnancy, but would catching milder cases help mother or baby?

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More gun laws = fewer deaths, 50-state study says

Posted: 03/07/2013 - In the dozen or so states with the most gun control-related laws, far fewer people were shot to death or killed themselves with guns than in the states with the fewest laws, the study found.

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Arkansas adopts US's most restrictive abortion law

Posted: 03/07/2013 - A day after the Republican-led state Senate voted to override Democratic Gov. Mike Beebe's veto, the GOP-controlled House voted 56-33 to do the same. Only a simple majority was needed in each chamber.

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Next NYC health campaign: too-loud earphones

Posted: 03/07/2013 - The city wants young New Yorkers to hear its latest public-health warning loud and clear: Cranked-up headphones can be hazardous to your hearing.

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Your chances of dying by 2023? Test offers a clue

Updated: 03/06/2013 - Want to know your chances of dying in the next 10 years? Here are some bad signs: getting winded walking several blocks, smoking, and having trouble pushing a chair across the room.

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Officials alarmed by increasing superbug reports

Posted: 03/06/2013 - These superbugs from a common germ family have become extremely resistant to treatment with antibiotics. Only 10 years ago, such resistance was hardly ever seen in this group.

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FDA panel sees risk in long-used osteoporosis drug

Updated: 03/06/2013 - A panel of federal health experts says a long-established bone strengthening drug should no longer be used by women because there is little evidence it works and it may actually increase the risk of cancer.

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Senate OKs bill requiring meningitis shot proof

Posted: 03/05/2013 - Legislation that would require incoming students at public higher education institutions to show proof of immunization against meningitis has passed the Senate.

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