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FDA starts collecting fees from tobacco companies

The Food and Drug Administration on Thursday began collecting millions in fees from the nation's tobacco companies to help fund the agency's newly granted...

Report: Without health care reform, all suffer

If the nation's health care system isn't reformed, it's the states that will suffer, says a report released today by the nonprofit Robert Wood...

Survey shows growing pressure on Medicaid programs

State Medicaid programs saw unexpected increases in enrollment and spending during fiscal 2009, and more budget problems may lie ahead, said a survey released...

UN: 4 million on AIDS drugs, others still in need

About 4 million people are now getting AIDS drugs worldwide — a 10-fold jump in five years — but 5 million others are still...

Health care issues: Medical cost inflation

A look at key issues in the health care debate: THE ISSUE: Why do medical costs increase at a rate faster than inflation? THE...

9 in 10 high schoolers short on fruits, veggies

Health officials say only 13 percent of U.S. high school students get at least three servings of vegetables a day and just 32 percent...

Getting Through The Winter Blues

Yet again winter is peeking at us from around the corner; the sun is lower in the sky and nights are drawing in. Days...

Optimism may help ward off disease

According to a trial that followed 97,000 women for eight years, released recently in the journal Circulation, optimism is an important predictor of disease...

Findley Davies Releases 2010 Health Care Trend Survey Findings

TOLEDO, Ohio, Sept 28, 2009 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ - Increasing health care costs and maintaining employee medical benefits is an ongoing concern for employers...

9-year-old doing her part to curb obesity in kids

Nine-year-old Madeline Cumbey is doing her part to keep her generation healthy. She eats wholesome foods, aims for at least an hour a day...


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