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Microcephaly quadrupled in Colombia this year due to Zika: report 11:08am EST

CHICAGO Cases of microcephaly in Colombia were four times higher this year than last, an increase that coincides with a widespread outbreak of Zika virus in the country, a report released on Friday said.

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Conjoined twins who faced each other separated in California surgery

LOS ANGELES Conjoined 2-year-old twin girls who were separated at a California hospital this week were recovering in stable condition after 17 hours of surgery, officials said on Thursday. | Video

U.S., 12:52am EST

Better aerobic fitness may reduce men’s risk of cancer death

(Reuters Health) - The better a man’s cardiorespiratory fitness, the less likely he is to die from cancer, suggests a long-term study from Denmark.

10:56am EST
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U.S. surgeon general e-cigarette report sparks controversy

WASHINGTON The U.S. surgeon general in a report released on Thursday called for action to reduce the use of e-cigarettes among young people, noting they have overtaken cigarettes to become the most commonly used tobacco products among this group.

Dec 08 2016

Further promising data seen with Biogen Alzheimer's drug: study

Gradually increasing the dose of Biogen Inc's experimental Alzheimer's disease drug appeared to reduce the risk of brain swelling compared to higher fixed doses, interim 12-month results from a small study released on Thursday showed.

Dec 08 2016

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