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Toy Safety Report Find Some Dangers

Updated: 11/22/2011 - Just over a dozen toys on store shelves were found to be in violation of federal safety standards by a new report.

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At DC DMV: Driver's License, Tag Renewal, HIV Test

Posted: 11/22/2011 - At one Department of Motor Vehicles' office in the nation's capital, motorists can get a driver's license, temporary tags and something wholly unrelated to the road: an HIV test for free.

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FDA Approves Regeneron's Eye Injection Eylea

Posted: 11/18/2011 - Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc. says regulators approved marketing of its eye drug Eylea, an injection designed to treat a common cause of blindness in senior citizens.

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FDA Revokes Approval Of Avastin For Breast Cancer

Posted: 11/18/2011 - The Food and Drug Administration has declared the blockbuster drug Avastin should no longer be used in breast cancer patients because there's no proof it extends their lives -- and it is causing dangerous side effects.

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Two Sex-Spread Diseases Increase, Syphilis Down

Posted: 11/17/2011 - Health officials on Thursday released their annual report on sexually transmitted disease, and found chlamydia and gonorrhea rates continued to grow last year.

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Study: PTSD Programs Duplicated

Posted: 11/14/2011 - A Pentagon study found that there's more than 200 military programs studying brain injuries and psychological health, but no way to share findings.

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FDA Says Pfizer's Prevnar Vaccine Works In Adults

Posted: 11/14/2011 - Federal health scientists say Pfizer's best-selling vaccine Prevnar is at least as effective as a competing vaccine from Merck at helping prevent potentially deadly infections in adults

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`Personhood' Effort Still Alive After MS Defeat

Updated: 11/09/2011 - Abortion opponents say they might revive their defeated "personhood" ballot initiative in Mississippi. They also say they're still pursuing life-at-fertilization ballot initiatives in six other states -- Florida, Montana, Ohio, Oregon, Nevada and California.

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Hit Reset On Cancer Screening: 'Tests Not Perfect'

Posted: 11/07/2011 - Some tumors grow too slowly to be a threat, and others grow too quickly to be fought. Therefore, a new study says the type of cancer has more to do with survivability than does early detection.

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Hot Or Not - Does A Tan Make You More Attractive?

Updated: 11/03/2011 - Now that it's getting colder, it can be tempting for you or your teen to want to hit the tanning bed to keep some of that summer glow. But this new study may have you thinking twice about the reason your kids are hitting the tanning bed.

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Light Drinking Linked To Breast Cancer Risk

Posted: 11/02/2011 - Whether sipping beer, wine or whiskey, women who drink just three alcoholic beverages a week face slightly higher chances for developing breast cancer compared with teetotalers, a study of more than 100,000 U.S. nurses found.

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Light Drinking Linked To Slight Breast Cancer Risk

Posted: 11/01/2011 - A study suggests that women who drink just three alcoholic beverages a week face a slightly higher chance of developing breast cancer when compared to women who don't drink.

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FDA Backs Vytorin For Kidney Disease Patients

Posted: 10/31/2011 - The Food and Drug Administration says Merck's cholesterol drug Vytorin helps reduce heart attack, stroke and related problems in patients with kidney disease, a potential new use for the blockbuster drug.

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