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Wednesday, Jul 29, 2015

Health & Fitness

FDA approves stomach-filling balloon for weight loss

FDA approves stomach-filling balloon for weight loss

WASHINGTON – Federal health regulators on Tuesday approved an inflatable medical balloon that aids weight loss by filling up space in the stomach.
Published: 07/28/15
Mosquito-borne disease advisory issued for Hillsborough

Mosquito-borne disease advisory issued for Hillsborough

A mosquito-borne disease advisory was issued Tuesday for Hillsborough County due to an increase in West Nile virus detected in sentinel chicken flocks, according to the Florida Department of Health.
Published: 07/28/15
Health care spending to accelerate, US report says

Health care spending to accelerate, US report says

The respite's over for health care spending: Growth in nation's tab will outpace economy
Published: 07/28/15
GOP leaders plan Senate vote on Planned Parenthood fed aid

GOP leaders plan Senate vote on Planned Parenthood fed aid

GOP leaders say Senate will vote on ending Planned Parenthood federal aid before August break
Published: 07/28/15

Panel faults Kansas mental health system

Panel finds that mental health system in Kansas is inadequate
Published: 07/28/15

Romanian officials raid homes in medicines corruption probe

Romanian prosecutors raid homes in probe of whether doctors got incentives from drug companies
Published: 07/28/15
Merck tops Street 2Q forecasts despite lower sales, profit

Merck tops Street 2Q forecasts despite lower sales, profit

Merck beats 2Q net income and revenue expectations
Published: 07/28/15

Judge to rule on Ala prisoner's abortion request

Federal judge to rule on Alabama prisoner's abortion request
Published: 07/28/15
Litvinenko judge slams 'charade' of suspect's testimony bid

Litvinenko judge slams 'charade' of suspect's testimony bid

Litvinenko judge say poisoning suspect's offer to testify may have been 'charade'
Published: 07/28/15
South Korea sees end of MERS threat after outbreak killed 36

South Korea sees end of MERS threat after outbreak killed 36

South Korea sees end of MERS threat in country after outbreak killed 36, sickened nearly 200
Published: 07/28/15