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VA Hospital That Treated Civil War Vets Faces Closure

Wounded warriors from Civil War battles at Antietam and Gettysburg came to the Battle Mountain Sanitarium for treatment.

Fri, 03 Jul 2015 10:04:38 GMT
Washington Woman Is First U.S. Measles Death in 12 Years

A woman living in rural northwestern Washington has died from measles, state health officials said Thursday. It's the first U.S. death in 12 years.

Fri, 03 Jul 2015 04:44:04 GMT
U.S. Averages a Mass Killing Every Two Weeks, Study Finds

Police have said so for years and now scientists have measured the effect: Mass shootings and school attacks do inspire copycats.

Fri, 03 Jul 2015 01:30:52 GMT
90% of Americans Eat Too Much Salt, Study Finds

Consuming too much sodium can be a risk factor for heart problems, and new federal data shows more than 90% of Americans eat too much.

Fri, 03 Jul 2015 00:48:13 GMT
Scientists Excited About This New AIDS Vaccine

"I think it is quite promising," said Mitchell Warren of the HIV vaccine and treatment advocacy group AVAC.

Thu, 02 Jul 2015 18:52:06 GMT
More People Dying From Cancer, But Risk is Lower

More Americans are dying from cancer, but it's because the population is growing, researchers reported Thursday. The actual risk is falling.

Thu, 02 Jul 2015 17:06:51 GMT
FDA Taking a Closer Look at Codeine for Kids

The Food and Drug Administration says it's taking a closer look at the safety of giving codeine to kids as a cough suppressant.

Thu, 02 Jul 2015 09:59:11 GMT
Alzheimer's Study Finds Caregiver Link

Research shows caregivers of someone with dementia are at a sixfold higher risk of the same fate. KPLC's Britney Glaser reports.

Thu, 02 Jul 2015 00:34:57 GMT
Kids With ADHD Getting Wrong Drugs, Study Finds

Kids with ADHD may be getting strong antipsychotic medications meant to treat diseases such as schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, a new study finds.

Wed, 01 Jul 2015 22:07:50 GMT
Study Could Explain Flu Vaccine Link to Narcolepsy

Scientists trying to explain a rare side-effect of one flu vaccine may have stumbled onto what causes narcolepsy.

Wed, 01 Jul 2015 21:34:15 GMT
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