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Company that hiked drug price 5,000% now faces probe

Turing Pharmaceuticals, the drug company that jacked up the price of a drug used by AIDS and cancer patients by more than 5,000%, is facing an antitrust probe by New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman.

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Summer babies are healthier adults, study says

Want to have a healthier and taller baby? You may want to aim for having a child in the summer months.

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Former dentist, professor continues fight against Alzheimer's

Sandy Halperin closes his eyes. His expression is pensive, his mouth slightly upturned. Memories, like glints of light, dance inside his mind -- a kind of neural film strip.

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MRSA: Tiny bacteria that can tackle giants

New York Giants tight end Daniel Fells has been diagnosed with the superbug MRSA. According to, he has required multiple surgeries to treat the infection.

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Changes could bring more health advisories at Ore. beaches

MEDFORD, Ore. (AP) — Oregon beachgoers could soon see a spike in health advisories warning against water contact.

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Deaths mar high school football season

Roddrick "Rod" Williams was a popular offensive lineman and tuba player at Georgia's Burke County High School. On the football field, the bespectacled 17-year-old was known for his hard play and lighthearted song and dance numbers that made teammates...

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Drug that skyrocketed 5,000% hasn't come down in price

Remember the drug used by cancer and AIDS patients that skyrocketed from $13.50 to $750 a pill? Well, the price has yet to come back to earth.

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Teacher wears bodysuit for anatomy lesson

Students weren't sure what to expect when their teacher stood in front of the classroom and started to undress.

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