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US Veteran Who Survived Blast Receives Penis Transplant

Can You Be Obese Yet Healthy?

A Baltimore hospital says a wounded U.S. veteran has received the world's most extensive penis transplant.

Hepatitis Vaccines Urged for Travelers to Kentucky and Michigan

Hepatitis Vaccines Urged for Travelers to Kentucky and Michigan

Apr 24
Indiana health officials are advising residents to get vaccinated for hepatitis A if their summer plans include visits to Kentucky or Michigan.

CDC Chief Makes $375K, Far Exceeding His Predecessors' Pay

CDC Chief Makes $375K, Far Exceeding His Predecessors' Pay

By Mike Stobbe | Apr 24
The new head of the nation's top public health agency is getting paid nearly twice what his predecessor made and far more than other past directors, government officials confirmed.

New Data: Americans Filling Far Fewer Opioid Prescriptions

New Data: Americans Filling Far Fewer Opioid Prescriptions

By Linda A. Johnson | Apr 23
New data show that the number of prescriptions for opioid painkillers filled in the U.S. fell dramatically last year. They showed their biggest drop in 25 years.

Toss That Romain! E. coli Outbreak Hits Hard

Toss That Romain! E. coli Outbreak Hits Hard

By Terry Tang | Apr 23
U.S. health officials on Friday told consumers to throw away any store-bought romaine lettuce they have in their kitchens and warned restaurants not to serve it amid an E. coli outbreak.

Hay Fever Hits Hard, Affecting Work and Personal Life

Hay Fever Hits Hard, Affecting Work and Personal Life

Apr 23
A study has found that one in five hay fever sufferers have taken time off work due to their allergy.