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Google, J&J Team Up to Build Robot Surgeons

Google is teaming up with Johnson & Johnson to build robots that can help surgeons in the operating room






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Could Better Screening Catch Suicidal Pilots?

Pilots rarely use their aircraft to commit suicide and even more rarely kill others along with themselves, experts say.






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White House Releases Plan to Fight Superbugs

The White House released a five-year, $1.2 billion plan on Friday to fight drug-resistant "superbugs".






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Oklahoma Reports First Measles Case in 18 Years

Oklahoma has its first confirmed measles case since 1997, state health officials reported Friday.

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Want to Live to Be 105? Check Your Genes

Researchers find that more than 280 genes are involved in getting people to extreme old age — 105 and older.






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NASA Astronaut Prepares for Record-Setting Year in Space

NASA astronaut Scott Kelly is headed to the International Space Station for a year in a one-of-a-kind science experiment.

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House Passes 'Doc Fix' for Medicare Doctors

Congress may be mostly deadlocked, but the House of Representatives passed the so-called doc fix Thursday.






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U.S. Ebola Patient Upgraded to Serious Condition

An American health worker being treated for Ebola has improved from critical to serious condition, the National Institutes of Health said Thursday.






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CDC Smoking Campaign Aims to Make You Cringe

A new anti-smoking campaign features a parade of former smokers who want to save others from their humiliating health consequences.






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Indiana Town Hit by HIV Epidemic to Open First Clinic

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence declared a public health emergency Thursday in Scott County amid an HIV outbreak that has infected at least 79 people.

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'We Need Help': HIV 'Epidemic' Hits Small Indiana Town

An HIV "epidemic" fueled by needle-sharing opiate users has infected 72 people in one southern Indiana county, state officials said Wednesday.






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Ebola Hits Youngest Victims the Hardest, Report Finds

Ebola takes hold quicker in the very youngest patients and kills more of them, a new report finds.






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3 Drinks Give You Liver Cancer, But Coffee Protects

Researchers say they've narrowed down just how much alcohol you have to drink to risk giving yourself liver cancer: three drinks a day.






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Could Sex Have Brought Ebola Back to Liberia?

WHO and the Liberian government say they are checking into the possibility that a woman caught Ebola from a survivor she was dating.






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New Anthrax Treatment Helps Even After Infection

The FDA approved a treatment to help anthrax victims even after they've started showing symptoms - a time that's typically too late to save patients.






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Supreme Court Sends UPS Pregnancy Case Back for Retrial

The Supreme Court has sent a pregnancy discrimination case filed against UPS back for possible re-trial.






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Here Are the Biggest Distractions for Teen Drivers

Cellphones and talking to passengers appear to play a far greater role in teen crashes than previously thought.






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Breast Cancer Signs Seen in 4,200-Year-Old Bones

Archaeologists have found what Egyptian authorities are calling the world's oldest evidence of breast cancer in the 4,200-year-old bones of a woman.






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'Part of Life': Angelina Jolie Has Ovaries Removed

Angelina Jolie has had her ovaries removed after tests indicated possible signs of cancer, two years after she underwent a double mastectomy.






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Ethicist: Why a New Alzheimer's Drug Isn't A No-Brainer

Bioethicist Art Caplan gives five reasons why good news is not all good news when it comes to a promising drug for Alzheimer's disease.










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