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Stem cell trial for ALS treatment gets FDA OK

Posted: 09/21/2009 - A University of Michigan neurologist is the principal investigator for the first human clinical trial of a stem cell treatment for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.

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Obama-Media Blitz

Posted: 09/18/2009 - Obama in media blitz to push health care overhaul

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Good in the Neighborhood- Melanoma of the Eye

Posted: 09/18/2009 - In this week's what's good in the neighborhood, a doctor takes patient care one step further bringing a revolutionary machine to the Wiregrass, that so far, has saved 4 lives in recent months.

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FDA backs Glaxo's vaccine Cervarix for women

Posted: 09/09/2009 - WASHINGTON (AP) - Federal health officials favor approving GlaxoSmithKline's long-delayed vaccine Cervarix to prevent the leading cause of cervical cancer in U.S. women.

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FL--Swine Flu

Posted: 09/09/2009 - Total of 77 swine flu deaths in Florida

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US says Tamiflu for the sick, not a preventive

Posted: 09/08/2009 - ATLANTA (AP) - Federal health officials put out new guidelines Tuesday that say the flu medicines Tamiflu and Relenza should only be used to treat people who are sick with the flu and at high risk for complications.

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Alzheimer's: In your genes?

Posted: 09/07/2009 - According to the National Institutes of Health, three-quarters of those who develop Alzheimer's disease (AD) have no family history of the disease; but for the rest, researchers say several genes may contribute to their disorder.

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Swine Flu Vaccine

Posted: 09/03/2009 - Drug maker says one-dose swine flu vaccine may work

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Children most affected by H1N1 virus

Updated: 08/27/2009 - The H1N1 virus continues to spread across the nation and no where does it seem more pronounced than in children.

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Disease Error-Veterans

Updated: 08/27/2009 - VA changes procedures after hundreds get wrong diagnosis

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Twitter for Health

Posted: 08/26/2009 - Many use Twitter to stay in touch with family and friends. Now, health experts say it could be a great method to keep patients informed about medical issues.

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Finances-Sex Drive

Posted: 08/25/2009 - A new study finds that women with higher levels of testosterone are more likely to act like men when it comes to rolling the dice on investments.

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Walking in Circles

Updated: 08/25/2009 - Walk in circles? It's natural, says German study.

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Mercury Contamination

Updated: 08/19/2009 - Gov't study reveals widespread mercury contamination in fish from air pollution, mining

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Lawmaker predicts no health overhaul this year

Updated: 08/14/2009 - A Pennsylvania lawmaker who is a close ally of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says it's looking unlikely that Congress will pass health care overhaul legislation this year.

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Binge Drinking Dangers

Posted: 08/12/2009 - A new study found binge drinking affects attention and working memory in young university students.

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