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Obama to Congress: Health care legislation by Aug.

L'AQUILA, Italy (AP) — Despite snags in Congress, President Barack Obama says his administration is closer to achieving health care reform than at any time in recent history.

He says he hopes Congress will pass health care legislation by the August recess but "nothing is do or die."

Obama says he is making health care his "highest legislative priority".

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WHO approves cervical cancer vaccine Cervarix

LONDON (AP) — The World Health Organization has approved a second cervical cancer vaccine, this one made by GlaxoSmithKline, meaning U.N. agencies and partners can now officially buy millions of doses of the vaccine for poor countries worldwide.
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Merck, Portola in $420M deal for anticlotting drug

WHITEHOUSE STATION, N.J. (AP) — Merck & Co. and Portola Pharmaceuticals Inc. say they have an exclusive deal to develop and market an experimental drug to prevent strokes in people with a dangerous irregular heart rhythm.

Merck, the world's eighth-biggest drugmaker, will pay Portola $50 million initially to license the drug, called betrixaban.

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Hospitals, Democrats near deal on health care

WASHINGTON (AP) — Key Senate Democrats and the White House are closing in on a deal with hospitals to help pay for President Barack Obama's proposed expansion of health coverage, at the same time they hope for a comprehensive agreement with Republicans on a bipartisan bill.
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Paperless health care? One hospital's long journey

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PITTSBURGH (AP) — Baby Riley Matthews wheezed noisily on the exam table. "He's belly-breathing," the emergency-room doctor said worriedly — Riley's little abdomen was markedly rising and falling with each breath, a sign of respiratory distress.
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    Sanjay Gupta interviews two brothers, both doctors, who were imprisoned in Iran while treating HIV/AIDS patients.
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    CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta talks with virologist Nathan Wolfe about finding infectious diseases before they spread too far.
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  • Is your child's diet making him sick?

    Feeding our children is about so much more than just filling their bellies. It’s about providing nourishing food that will help fuel their growing bodies, brains and even emotional selves.Unfortunately, the standard American diet that we feed ourselves, and our children, tends to be high in processed foods, partially-hydrogenated oils, refined carbohydrates, toxic chemicals and low in nutrients

  • 6 veggies you only think you don't like

    Brussels sprouts, broccoli, beets—yuck! Not so fast. 

  • Dr. Manny: Is it safe to go on a babymoon?

    “Hey doc, can I go on a vacation before the baby is born?”

  • Aging cells could help fight cancer
    Medical student, Joshua Meier has been celebrated for his research into how aging cells could help in the fight against cancer.
  • Aging cells help fight cancer
    Medical student, Joshua Meier has been celebrated for his research into how aging cells could help in the fight against cancer.
  • First local chikungunya case
    Chikungunya -- a tropical disease with a funny name that packs a wallop like having your bones crushed -- has finally taken up residence in the United States.

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