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I recall three years ago, at the International AIDS Conference in Toronto, hearing virologist Francoise Barre-Sinoussi of the Institut Pasteur in Paris question whether development …

One very simple way to help avoid getting the H1N1 flu this season is to regularly wash your hands. Avoiding the H1N1 strain of influenza …

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Here's an idea for everybody: Call or email your doctor and ask him or her, "Are you going to get vaccinated for the H1N1 influenza …

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The back-to-school rush and impending flu season have many parents worried about a possible resurgence of H1N1 flu, a.k.a. swine flu. In a new video, …

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Is anyone out there having a relaxing summer? Please, speak up if you are - it's hard to hear you over the health care reform …

Heart defects run in my family. I lost two infant sisters to hypoplastic left heart syndrome, a congenital defect in which the left side of …

Check out this gorgeous image - a colorized scanning electron micrograph - of a blood clot. Red blood cells are shown in red; leukocytes are …

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Yesterday, as part of its "Forty Years' War" series on the fight against cancer, the New York Times tackled the problem of clinical trials. Nobody's …

I realized a long time ago that there's a downside to someone like me - a complete hypochondriac - covering the cancer beat at a …

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Twin brothers working in labs 2,260 miles apart are part of a team of scientists who found a simple way to reverse the effects of …

Yesterday was a busy day for celebrity media coverage, with actress Farrah Fawcett losing her battle with cancer and King of Pop Michael Jackson dying …

The World Health Organization has officially declared a swine-flu pandemic. While somewhat anti-climactic from a news perspective, the action does promise to spur accelerated development …

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