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[More cancer success with drugs that enlist immune system

CHICAGO (AP) — A major study has shown that a drug targeting the body's disease-fighting immune system may improve survival for the most common form of lung cancer. Learn More

 

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Wisconsin governor: Obama power plant rule 'unworkable'

WASHINGTON (AP) — Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, a Republican eyeing a presidential run in 2016, says President Barack Obama's plan to reduce pollution from coal-fired power plants is "unworkable." More »

 

Wisconsin governor: Obama power plant rule 'unworkable'

WASHINGTON (AP) — Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, a Republican eyeing a presidential run in 2016, says President Barack Obama's plan to reduce pollution from coal-fired power plants is "unworkable." More »

 

NIH: Major study finds earlier HIV treatment improves health

WASHINGTON (AP) — A major international study sought to settle how soon is best to start HIV treatment — and the advice is don't delay. More »

 

Administration asks judge to toss House health care suit

WASHINGTON (AP) — A skeptical federal judge grilled Obama administration lawyers Thursday over the House GOP's health care lawsuit, sounding unlikely to side with the president and dismiss the case. More »

 

Anthrax shipments came from military site in Utah desert

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The U.S. Army's mistaken shipment of live anthrax samples to government and commercial laboratories occurred at a military post in a desolate stretch of the Utah desert that has been testing chemical weapons since it opened in 1942. More »

 

Demi Lovato is the face of mental health in new campaign

LOS ANGELES (AP) — When Demi Lovato was diagnosed with bipolar disorder, she was actually relieved. More »

 

French, US biochemists win top Spanish prize for science

MADRID (AP) — Biochemists Emmanuelle Charpentier from France and Jennifer Doudna from the United States have been awarded Spain's Princess of Asturias scientific research award for their work in biotechnology. More »

 

US high court: California county drug disposal law stands

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court is letting a Northern California county's drug disposal law stand, paving the way for similar ordinances elsewhere. More »

 

CDC: 150 possibly had contact with Lassa fever victim

NEW YORK (AP) — Federal and state health officials have identified more than 150 people who possibly had contact with a patient who died of Lassa fever, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Thursday. More »

 

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