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Wed, 22 Jul 2009 11:21:00 -0400Canada has recorded its first case of Tamiflu-resistant swine flu virus in a man who had been given the drug to prevent infection.
Wed, 22 Jul 2009 11:28:00 -0400Hot dogs may be as American as baseball and apple pie, but a national cancer-awareness group says they're hazardous to your health and should carry warning labels.
Tue, 21 Jul 2009 23:03:00 -0400Trans fats would be banned in public schools that receive federal funding under legislation proposed Tuesday by Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, part of a multipronged effort to combat childhood obesity.
Mon, 20 Jul 2009 22:43:00 -0400The recipe for Colonel Sanders' fried chicken is locked in a Kentucky safe, but that didn't stop Ron Douglas from trying to unravel one of America's most closely guarded secrets.
Tue, 21 Jul 2009 00:06:00 -0400An Australian pharmaceutical company will begin trials Wednesday of its experimental swine flu vaccine.
Tue, 21 Jul 2009 11:42:00 -0400President Barack Obama is defending his relentless campaign for a health care bill before Congress' August recess, saying "the default in Washington is inaction and inertia." Republicans assailed a rush to act on overhauling the nation's $2.4 trillion system of medical care.
Tue, 21 Jul 2009 08:47:00 -0400The World Health Organization says there have been more than 700 deaths from swine flu since the start of the outbreak.
Mon, 20 Jul 2009 22:53:00 -0400Many East End residents could lose insurance coverage at all three local hospitals on Aug. 1, when the Empire BlueCross and BlueShield contract is scheduled to end.
Mon, 20 Jul 2009 23:23:00 -0400Nassau's publicly financed health clinics may soon be eligible for millions of dollars in federal funding to improve care for the poor and uninsured after the centers' own patients Monday were put in charge of a new board of directors.
Mon, 20 Jul 2009 23:10:00 -0400WASHINGTON -- The best time to learn a foreign language: Between birth and age 7. Missed that window?