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Health

Scientists find how obesity gene works, offering a clue to treatment

By MARILYNN MARCHIONE
The Associated Press

Scientists have finally figured out how the key gene tied to obesity makes people fat, a major discovery that could open the door to an … Full story    

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Amagen wins approval for second drug

WASHINGTON - Amgen Inc. has won federal approval for the second medicine in a new class of pricey biotech drugs that reduce artery-clogging cholesterol more … Full story    
Published:  August 31, 2015

Kidney transplant gives teen time to grow up

ANDERSON, Ind. - More than a year ago, Donte King Jr. wasn't sure he'd see his 14th birthday. Thanks to receiving a kidney transplant, not … Full story    
Published:  August 31, 2015

Scientists find how obesity gene works, offering a clue to treatment

Scientists have finally figured out how the key gene tied to obesity makes people fat, a major discovery that could open the door to an … Full story    
Published:  August 31, 2015

The strength in friendship: 2 lifters’ inspiring story

ROY, Utah - In the long list of things that get put off when life gets tough, hitting the gym is usually among the first … Full story    
Published:  August 23, 2015

Fall back into health

Challenge yourself to get in shape and stay fit this season. There is no better time to start than now! Summer is coming to an … Full story    
Published:  August 23, 2015

Study shows earliest breast cancer risky for some women

CHICAGO - New research shows that chances of dying from very early breast cancer are small but the disease is riskier for young women and … Full story    
Published:  August 23, 2015

First lady’s new health director has a to-do list

WASHINGTON - The new director of Michelle Obama's initiative against childhood obesity knows firsthand the benefits of healthy eating. Debra "Deb" Eschmeyer and her new … Full story    
Published:  August 16, 2015

Maine officials can vaccinate kids over mother’s wishes

AUGUSTA, Maine - Maine officials can have a child in their custody vaccinated over the objections of a parent, the state's highest court ruled this … Full story    
Published:  August 16, 2015

Study on weatherization’s impact on bacteria

EUGENE, Ore. - In the latest chapter of the scientific storyline "germs can be our friends," University of Oregon researchers are studying how to get … Full story    
Published:  August 16, 2015

Camp 911 offers inside look at medical emergencies

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, Mich. - Amy Ruohonen attended Camp 911 in 2006 and 2007 when she was in middle school, and she thinks the experience influenced … Full story    
Published:  August 16, 2015

FDA clears first 3-D printed drug

The Food and Drug Ad­ministration has approved the first prescription drug made through 3-D print­ing: a dissolvable tablet that treats seizures. Aprecia Pharmaceuti­cals said Monday … Full story    
Published:  August 9, 2015

Haas | ‘Stress synergy’ is even worse than you know

We all know what stress is, but what's "stress syn­ergy"? According to Dictionary. com, synergy is defined as "the interaction of ele­ments that when combined … Full story    
Published:  August 9, 2015

Therapy helps doctor battle leukemia

For years, Dr. Anjuli Nayak enrolled pa­tients in clinical trials when she was an al­lergist, immunologist and researcher. Now, she's a research subject herself. Her … Full story    
Published:  August 9, 2015

Software turns phones into medical tools

SAN FRANCISCO - Jody Kearns doesn't like to spend time obsessing about her Parkinson's disease. The 56-year-old dietitian from Syracuse, N.Y., had to give up … Full story    
Published:  August 1, 2015