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CHICAGO (AP) — Men rarely get breast cancer, but those who do often don't survive as long as women, largely because they don't even realize they can get it and are slow to recognize the warning signs, researchers say.
ASHLAND, Ore. (AP) — After scraping together a mound of zucchini, broccoli, beef, pineapple and noodles on a big round Mongolian grill, Kevin Wallace measured out a shot of grapeseed oil infused with hashish and poured it over the steaming food, setting off a sizzle.
MIAMI (AP) — Federal health officials confirmed 33 cases of a rare fungal eye infection across seven states on Thursday, stemming from products mixed in a Florida pharmacy that also mixed supplements that killed 21 elite polo horses in 2009.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Obama administration is buying into an ambitious health care initiative in Oregon, announcing Thursday it has tentatively agreed to chip in $1.9 billion over five years to help get the program off the ground.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Lab workers at the San Francisco Veterans Affairs medical center will be urged to get vaccinations for the diseases they study as a precaution as investigators continue looking into a researcher's death after he handled a rare strain of bacteria, officials said Thursday.
NEW YORK (AP) — Vogue magazine, perhaps the world's top arbiter of style, is making a statement about its own models: too thin is no longer in.
ATLANTA (AP) — More teen girls now use the best kinds of birth control, a new government study says.
A new children’s book raises questions about whether it’s OK for kids to go vegan.
WINNETKA, Ill. (AP) — What if you knew, even before your child was born, that she wouldn't look like everyone else?