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  • Bill financing research building gets final legislative OK

    Kentucky lawmakers gave final approval Tuesday to reopening the state's two-year budget to supply taxpayer money for a new medical research building at the University of Kentucky, with the goal of increasing efforts to combat high disease rates plaguing...
  • Health officials perplexed by vaccination skeptics

    Certain that they are right, struggling to find ways to get their message across, public health officials are exasperated by their inability to persuade more U.S. parents to vaccinate their children. "I think we're all kind of frustrated," said Stephen...
  • Testosterone replacement products boost heart attack, stroke risk, FDA says

    Testosterone replacement products boost heart attack, stroke risk, FDA says
    The Food and Drug Administration has ordered the makers of testosterone replacement products, which have been aggressively marketed to men with symptoms of low energy and libido, to bear a warning that there is a "possible increased risk of heart attack...
  • Health officials would add $2 tax to packs of cigarettes in California

    Health officials would add $2 tax to packs of cigarettes in California
    After seven failed attempts since 2002, a coalition of health groups and lawmakers is once again proposing to increase the tobacco tax in California, arguing that an additional $2 per pack of cigarettes will save lives, in part, by discouraging people...
  • W.Va. governor vetoes 20-week abortion ban 2nd year in a row

    Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin has vetoed a bill to ban abortion 20 weeks after conception for the second straight year, saying it's unconstitutional. Despite the Democrat's disapproval, there's little doubt the Republican-led Legislature will override his...
  • Local veterans keep fighting against PTSD

    In 1965, Bill Pitts was an 18-year-old, growing up much too fast. During Christmas of that year, he was a Naval officer providing gunfire support on a vessel in the South China Sea, bombing Da Nang Harbor. When his service in the Navy came to an end...
  • Stressed at college? Schools want to help

    At first glance, you wouldn't think Tyler Cohen had a care in the world. The Franklin & Marshall College senior and Chi Phi fraternity brother has a relaxed demeanor and a cheerful smile. But appearances can be deceiving, he earnestly told students...
  • Challenge to health law stokes fears

    Challenge to health law stokes fears
    Samantha Allen always dreamed of being a photographer. But struggling with asthma and a painful neurological disorder called fibromyalgia, she needed a job that offered health insurance. That put a freelance career out of reach. Last year, though,...
  • Another reason to drink coffee: It's good for your heart, study says

    Another reason to drink coffee: It's good for your heart, study says
    Now you can enjoy your third daily cup of coffee and feel healthy while you do it: According to a new study, that third cup of joe may be good for your heart. Researchers found that people who drink between three and five cups of coffee a day are likely...
  • What happens to your brain when you give up sugar

    What happens to your brain when you give up sugar
    Anyone who knows me also knows that I have a huge sweet tooth. I always have. My friend and fellow graduate student Andrew is equally afflicted, and living in Hershey, Pennsylvania - the "Chocolate Capital of the World" - doesn't help either of us....
  • Employees not benefiting from slower growth in healthcare costs

    Employees not benefiting from slower growth in healthcare costs
    American workers already struggling with stagnant wages are being saddled with higher medical bills even as employers reap the benefits of a sustained slowdown in the growth of healthcare costs, a new report indicates. While employees' insurance...