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Merck's Keytruda Sets New Five-Year Survival Standard for

WEBKeytruda, first approved for advanced melanoma in 2014, is Merck's most important growth driver. It has overtaken Bristol's Opdivo as the industry's immuno-oncology leader with …

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Things You're Getting Wrong About Cancer

WEBINSIDER spoke with Dr. Pamela Crilley, the chair of the medical-oncology department at the Cancer Treatment Centers of America, and Dr. Narjust Duma, the …

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A New Tiny Could Be Used in Medicine

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Flu vaccine doing a relatively good job this season

WEBNEW YORK (AP) — The flu vaccine is doing a relatively good job this season, protecting about half the people who got it, U.S. health officials said Thursday.

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Novartis Nears Deal to Buy U.S. Biotech Firm Medicines Co for

WEB(Reuters) - Swiss drugmaker Novartis AG <NOVN.S> is nearing an agreement to acquire U.S. biotechnology firm The Medicines Co <MDCO.O> for about …

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Gun With a Chip: U.S. Army Contracts May Lead to a Smarter

WEB(Reuters) - A carbine that can call in an airstrike. A computer-aided scope on a machine gun that can turn just about anyone into a marksman.Even firearms that measure and record …

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Where CDC Is Doing Zika Prevention in US

WEBThe virus is transmitted by the Aedes aegypti mosquito, which is typically found in the South and Southwest — though it can also be spread through sexual …

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Strong 3Q for Johnson & Johnson and a better outlook

WEBNEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — Johnson & Johnson is reporting strong third quarter earnings and revenue and raising its outlook for the year.

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Air pollution tied to hospitalizations for wide range of illnesses

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CVS to increase genetic testing for some Aetna cancer patients

WEBNEW YORK (Reuters) - CVS Health Corp said on Thursday it will make it easier for patients with advanced cancer enrolled in some Aetna insurance plans to …

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HHS Rolls Back Protections for Transgender People

WEBWASHINGTON (AP) — A new Trump administration rule would roll back sex discrimination protection for transgender people in health services.

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Best Nutrition Trends of 2019: Keto, Intermittent Fasting

WEBIsmial Ishama, 73, prepares food in the kitchen of her apartment at the Sahasapura Housing scheme in Colombo. Nutrition trends come and go, but there are a few fads that …

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Eating a Late Breakfast May Increase the Risk of Type 2 Diabetes

WEBThe early bird not only gets the worm, but also gets better blood sugar levels too, new research suggests. Eating in the early morning hours is associated with lower insulin …

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Brain differences may be tied to obesity, kids' study says

WEBNew from the largest long-term study of brain development and children’s health raise provocative questions about obesity and brain function.

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I Toured a $39.5 Million NYC Penthouse Designed by Zaha Hadid …

WEBA three-story Zaha Hadid-designed penthouse at 520 W. 28th St. in New York City is on the market for $39.5 million. Here's a look inside.

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This is how England's version of rock candy gets made

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The Rise of Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella

WEBMicrosoft CEO Satya Nadella Business Insider/Julie Bort As reported at the time, the email said: "I am 46. I've been married for 22 years and we have 3 kids. And like anyone else, …

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Former President Jimmy Carter is back teaching Sunday school

WEBPLAINS, Ga. (AP) — Former President Jimmy Carter taught a Bible lesson on life after death Sunday less than two weeks after breaking his pelvis in a fall.

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Philippines Declares New Polio Outbreak After 19 Years

WEBMANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippine health department has declared a polio outbreak in the country nearly two decades after the World Health Organization …

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Migraine-Prone Woman Hid From Light, Made Her Vision 'Vibrate' …

WEBTo escape the excruciating pain of migraines, Karen Porter blacked out her entire home and didn't leave for 18 months. The lack of light helped the pain go away, but left the UK …

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Long Ma Is a Giant Mechanical Horse-Dragon Hybrid

WEBArtist François Delarozière created the giant horse-dragon hybrid called Long Ma based on a Chinese goddess.

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Recovering heroin addict explains why it's so hard to stay clean

WEBAndi Peterson had access to drug treatment and health insurance. It still took her half a decade to get clean.

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