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FDA Approves First in New Class of Drugs for Advanced Ovarian Cancer

Posted on December 19, 2014
Agency also gives OK to genetic test used to identify eligible patients

CDC Warns of Listeria Danger From Caramel Apples

Posted on December 19, 2014
Outbreak has sickened 28 people in 10 states; 4 have died and 26 have been hospitalized, agency says

Half of Dr. Oz's Advice Unproven or Wrong: Study

Posted on December 19, 2014
Half of Dr. Oz's Advice Unproven or Wrong: Study

E. Coli Germs Found on Farmers Market Herbs

Posted on December 19, 2014
Nearly one-quarter of samples from West Coast vendors tested positive, study says

E-Cigarettes Less Addictive Than Regular Cigarettes, Study Finds

Posted on December 19, 2014
Users report fewer cravings, less irritability

Loss of Teeth Linked to Physical, Mental Decline in Study

Posted on December 19, 2014
Researchers say association was strongest among 60- to 74-year-olds

Some Blood Types Might Raise Type 2 Diabetes Risk: Study

Posted on December 19, 2014
But experts question value of finding when so many other risk factors for disease can be changed

Can You Balance on One Leg? You May Have Lower Stroke Risk

Posted on December 18, 2014
Inability to stand on one foot for 20-plus seconds could suggest brain vessel damage, study contends

Scratch From Pet Rat Kills Child; CDC Warns of Risk

Posted on December 18, 2014
'Rat-bite fever' also sickened 16 others in 2000-2012 in San Diego County alone, report noted

Common Painkillers May Help Prevent Certain Skin Cancers, Study Finds

Posted on December 18, 2014
But medications such as ibuprofen pose their own risks, experts say