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Tuesday, Jul 29, 2014

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Overdoses leading cause of Tennessee deaths

Overdoses leading cause of Tennessee deaths, new law allows public access to life-saving drug
Updated: 3 hours ago

3 reporters subpoenaed in 'pink slime' lawsuit

3 reporters for online food safety publication subpoenaed in $1.2 billion 'pink slime' lawsuit
Updated: 3 hours ago
$1,000 Sovaldi now hepatitis treatment of choice

$1,000 Sovaldi now hepatitis treatment of choice

Strong demand for hepatitis C drug despite an outcry over its $1,000-per-pill cost
Updated: 3 hours ago
Senate confirms McDonald as VA secretary

Senate confirms McDonald as VA secretary

Senate confirms new VA secretary; vote looms on $17B measure to reform VA health care
Updated: 3 hours ago
Generation of tanners see spike in deadly melanoma

Generation of tanners see spike in deadly melanoma

WASHINGTON — Stop sunbathing and using indoor tanning beds, the acting U.S. surgeon general warned in a report released Tuesday that cites an alarming 200 percent jump in deadly melanoma cases since 1973.
Updated: 1 hour ago
NCAA settles head-injury suit, will change rules

NCAA settles head-injury suit, will change rules

NCAA settles head-injury suit; agrees to $70M testing fund, implement common concussion rules
Updated: 2 hours ago

Md. schools get $10.7M grant to study STDs

Maryland schools get $10.7M grant to study STDs
Updated: 2 hours ago

Liberians in US worry about Ebola outbreak

Ebola not distant threat for Liberians in US; outbreak sparks fear, travel cancellations
Updated: 2 hours ago
NCAA settles head-injury suit, will change rules

NCAA settles head-injury suit, will change rules

CHICAGO — The NCAA agreed Tuesday to settle a class-action head-injury lawsuit by creating a $70 million fund to diagnose thousands of current and former college athletes to determine if they suffered brain trauma playing football, hockey, soc...
Updated: 2 hours ago

Court upholds labels on meat packages

WASHINGTON — A federal appeals court on Tuesday upheld new government rules requiring labels on packaged steaks, ribs and other cuts of meat to say where the animals were born, raised and slaughtered.
Updated: 3 hours ago