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Most food stamp beneficiaries can’t afford heart-healthy food

Most food stamp beneficiaries can’t afford heart-healthy food

Nanogen announces clinical diagnostic to simultaneously detect multiple respiratory viruses

Nanogen announces clinical diagnostic to simultaneously detect multiple respiratory viruses

Americans encouraged to stay in touch with their family history for health reasons

Americans encouraged to stay in touch with their family history for health reasons

Medicare to reimburse preventive cholesterol screening

Medicare to reimburse preventive cholesterol screening

State Health Rankings show 17.5 percent improvement in America’s overall health during the past 15 years

State Health Rankings show 17.5 percent improvement in America’s overall health during the past 15 years

The human cost of passive smoking

The human cost of passive smoking

Scientists have identified a fault in the brain waves of schizophrenics that may explain their hallucinations and disturbed thinking

Scientists have identified a fault in the brain waves of schizophrenics that may explain their hallucinations and disturbed thinking

Doctors must choose and manage implanted cardiac defibrillators patients carefully

Doctors must choose and manage implanted cardiac defibrillators patients carefully

People active in their 50s and 60s about 35 percent less likely to die in the next eight years

People active in their 50s and 60s about 35 percent less likely to die in the next eight years

Technology to determine a patient's response to aspirin therapy taken to prevent heart attacks

Technology to determine a patient's response to aspirin therapy taken to prevent heart attacks

Infection rates from MRSA superbug will be halved by 2008, according to Health Secretary John Reid

Infection rates from MRSA superbug will be halved by 2008, according to Health Secretary John Reid

Obese and overweight men spend 3.5 times more on prescription drugs than normal-weight men

Obese and overweight men spend 3.5 times more on prescription drugs than normal-weight men

African American HIV patients treated by white doctors receive life-saving HIV medication later than those who have an African American doctor

African American HIV patients treated by white doctors receive life-saving HIV medication later than those who have an African American doctor

Cholesterol-lowering drugs can interact with grapefruit juice and increase the risk of the drugs' potential side-effects

Cholesterol-lowering drugs can interact with grapefruit juice and increase the risk of the drugs' potential side-effects

Help for NHS staff bringing healthcare to the world's poor

Help for NHS staff bringing healthcare to the world's poor

Analysis of safety syringe market

Analysis of safety syringe market

First home-testing device for phenylketonuria (PKU) patients

First home-testing device for phenylketonuria (PKU) patients

Comprehensive studies of sleep and medical intern performance

Comprehensive studies of sleep and medical intern performance

First ever study in hemodialysis patients to show stable hemoglobin levels

First ever study in hemodialysis patients to show stable hemoglobin levels

BMA warns of serious threat to health safeguards from EU proposals

BMA warns of serious threat to health safeguards from EU proposals