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Portland is the largest city in the country that doesn’t have fluoridated water, and voters have resoundingly decided it’s going to remain that way. A proposal to add the cavity-fighting mineral to tap water was defeated Tuesday, with more...
Are Americans getting mixed messages about how much sodium they should be consuming? Lately, yes, and some of those messages are muddled because studies themselves are muddled, a panel of doctors has concluded. The Institute of Medicine panel...
Amgen Inc. is a biotechnology company that develops medicines used in the treatment of cancer, kidney disease, arthritis, bone disease and other serious illnesses. The Thousand Oaks company's top-selling products include arthritis medication Enbrel,...
Carla Wensky came to her father last year for a word of advice. The woman from the small Wyoming town of Powell wanted to donate something she said she didn’t really need, that she could live without. One of her kidneys. Wensky’s good...
Since ancient times, surgeons have dreamed of transplanting healthy organs into patients disabled by disease and injury, but the human body's powerful immune system stymied all such attempts, leading many observers to conclude that the procedure was...
New Mexico lawyer Arlon Stoker calls the case the most obvious example of mistaken identity, color blindness or just plain meanness, and most likely all of the above. Stoker has filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court in Albuquerque on behalf of an...
Bob Baffert is flat on his back and hears those around him saying he has the "widow maker," like he doesn't already know his chest is killing him. He's in Dubai this past March. He's 59 and figures he's doomed. "It was like, 'oh man, this is it.' I'm...
Dr. James W. West stood on the cutting edge of medicine in the middle of the 20th century and recognized "it sounded bizarre to remove an organ from a dead person and expect it to work." He was part of a team of surgeons who helped change that perception...
Bonnie Addario didn't even know there was a word for what was happening to her. As if lung cancer weren't bad enough, the 54-year-old had lost 30 pounds off her normally 130-pound frame. Her life was limited to her husband's Barcalounger, where she had to...
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Ministry of GossipNick Cannon has been hospitalized in Aspen for as mild kidney failure, Mariah Carey said on Twitter. Nick Cannon and Mariah Carey were in Aspen for Christmas. Mariah Carey refused to leave Nick Cannon in the hospital, she wrote on her blog....
Nation NowDietary sodium: About nine of every 10 Americans eat more salt than is recommended, the CDC says, adding that Public Enemy No. 1 is bread, not junk food....
Vann Nath, whose talent as an artist helped him survive Cambodia's most notorious prison during the Khmer Rouge's reign of terror in the 1970s and whose later paintings bore witness to the prison's many horrors, has died. He was 66. Vann Nath, who...
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