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IBM's Watson supercomputer has beaten expert "Jeopardy" quiz show contestants, and its predecessor defeated a world chess champion. Now, doctors hope it can help them outsmart cancer.
Mississippi on Friday became the first state to have its proposal for a health insurance exchange rejected by the government, and federal officials said Republican Governor Phil Bryant's opposition to the plan was to blame.
From unsanitary conditions on airplanes to close quarters in hotels and on cruise ships to questionable food preparation, vacationers come in contact with a multitude of germs.
U.S. Roman Catholic bishops on Thursday rejected the Obama Administration's latest bid for compromise over a hotly disputed health policy that requires employees at religiously affiliated institutions to have access to insurance coverage for contraceptives.
This year’s especially grim flu season has been sickening and killing a very high number of people over 65, federal officials report. And doctors reported flu killed 14 kids last week, bringing the total childhood deaths to 59.
Some beef lasagna products recalled from British stores contained more than 60 percent horsemeat, U.K. food safety authorities said Thursday.
Researchers have discovered the first U.S. cases of whooping cough caused by a germ that may be resistant to the vaccine.