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Friday, Aug 28, 2015

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Amgen wins approval for second biotech cholesterol drug

Amgen wins approval for second biotech cholesterol drug

WASHINGTON — Amgen Inc. has won federal approval for the second medicine in a new class of pricey biotech drugs that reduce artery-clogging cholesterol more than older statin drugs that have been used for decades.
Updated: 5 hours ago

Officials: Bowie resident may have West Nile virus

Bowie officials say resident may have contracted West Nile virus; streets to be sprayed
Updated: 5 hours ago

Ohio logs better-than-average childhood vaccination rates

Ohio logs better-than-average childhood vaccination rates, noting increase for measles vaccine
Updated: 6 hours ago
Leading stem cell scientist cleared of misconduct charges

Leading stem cell scientist cleared of misconduct charges

Swedish university clears doctor who made wind pipes with stem cells of scientific misconduct
Updated: 8 hours ago

Health ministry official detained on suspicion of bribes

Romanian health ministry official detained on suspicion of taking cosmetics and money bribes
Updated: 8 hours ago

Peoria County gets $3.2 million to combat lead poisoning

Feds award Peoria County $3.2 million to reduce number of lead-poisoned children
Updated: 10 hours ago

$17.2 million awarded to 26 NY medical research institutions

$17.2 million awarded to 26 New York medical research institutions
Updated: 11 hours ago
Q&A: Questions, answers in Planned Parenthood controversy

Q&A: Questions, answers in Planned Parenthood controversy

Q&A: Questions, answers in the Planned Parenthood controversy over tissue from aborted fetuses
Updated: 12 hours ago

Doctor fights charges he misled patients about marijuana

Suburban Chicago doctor fights charges he misled patients about medical marijuana
Published: 08/28/15

About 67 percent of Washington toddlers vaccinated on time

About 67 percent of Washington toddlers vaccinated on time
Published: 08/28/15