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Cancer specialist Dr. Farid Fata sat in a Michigan courtroom Tuesday and listened to former patients describing how he ruined their lives
Dr. Farid Fata billed Medicare $34 million while making fraudulent diagnoses and prescribing aggressive, unneeded chemo
"Alarming" increases driven by prescription opioid epidemic and cheaper, more available heroin
Health authorities credit a particular type of birth control with improved prevention
Catholics in the Los Angeles area are opposed to bill that would allow terminally ill patients to legally end their lives
Study of people born from 1800 to 1935 charts both biological and lifestyle trends that caused men's higher death rates
At least five children were given vaccines either expired or "excessive" amounts; one boy immunized for cervical cancer
A new study found wide variation in stroke care across the United States
New study examines which patients prescribed narcotic painkillers are most prone to long-term abuse
Smart technology can give you information on heart rates, breathing and calorie counts

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