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Court mulls firing for pot use off job

Court mulls firing for pot use off job

Colorado's highest court is considering whether workers' off-duty use of medical marijuana is protected under state law.

October 01, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Viagra ads target women for 1st time

Viagra ads target women for 1st time

Having a woman speak directly to men about impotence is a unique strategy for Pfizer Inc.

September 30, 2014 6:00 pmLoading…
Government confirms first case of Ebola in US

Government confirms first case of Ebola in US

Director of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Dr. Tom Frieden speaks during a news conference after confirming that a patient at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital has tested positive for Ebola, the first case of the disease to be diagnosed in the United States, announced Tuesday, S…

September 30, 2014 4:32 pmLoading…
Dallas diagnoses first US Ebola case; spread unlikely

Dallas diagnoses first US Ebola case; spread unlikely

DALLAS — Federal health officials on Tuesday confirmed the first case of Ebola diagnosed in the U.S., a patient who recently traveled from Liberia to Dallas and a sign of the far-reaching impact of the out-of-control epidemic in West Africa.

September 30, 2014 4:32 pmLoading…
Court mulls legality of firing for pot use off job

Court mulls legality of firing for pot use off job

FILE - In this April 25, 2013, file photo, attorney Michael Evans, left, listens in his office in Denver, as his client Brandon Coats talks about the Colorado Court of Appeals ruling that upheld Coats being fired from his job after testing positive for the use of medical marijuana. The Color…

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Court mulls legality of firing for pot use off job

Court mulls legality of firing for pot use off job

Brandon Coats, a quadriplegic medical marijuana patient who was fired by the Dish Network after failing a drug test more than four years ago, right, waits for the proceedings to begin with his mother, Donna Scharfenberg, at the Colorado Supreme Court in Denver on Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014. Coa…

September 30, 2014 12:16 pmLoading…
Viagra ads target women for 1st time

Viagra ads target women for 1st time

This image provided by Pfizer Inc. shows a new print ad for Viagra, the world's top-selling erectile dysfunction drug. Executives at New York-based Pfizer hope the new ad campaign launching Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014, which includes print ads in publications and a new 60-second television comme…

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Study: Early, frequent antibiotic use linked to childhood obesity

Parents and pediatricians will often reach for antibiotics to treat middle-ear infections, strep throat, fevers and other common ailments of childhood. But new research suggests that doing so, and prescribing broad-spectrum antibiotics in particular, increases those children’s risk of obesit…

September 29, 2014 4:26 pmLoading…
As AIDS migrates south, states struggle to respond

As AIDS migrates south, states struggle to respond

Southern states now have the highest rates of new HIV diagnoses, the largest percentage of people living with the disease and the most people dying from it.

September 23, 2014 6:00 pmLoading…
A brain wave test could diagnose autistic kids more accurately - and earlier

A brain wave test could diagnose autistic kids more accurately - and earlier

The brains of children and adolescents with severe autism react differently to certain audio-visual stimuli, according to a new study.

September 23, 2014 6:00 pmLoading…
Follow recommendations on rise of antibiotic resistance

Follow recommendations on rise of antibiotic resistance

Now Congress must act on this long-neglected public health issue.

September 22, 2014 6:30 pmLoading…

Doctors use immune therapy against cervical cancer

CHICAGO (AP) — Two years ago, Arrica Wallace was riddled with tumors from widely spread cervical cancer that the strongest chemotherapy and radiation could not beat back. Today, the Kansas mother shows no signs of the disease, and it was her own immune system that made it go away.

June 02, 2014 6:00 pmLoading…

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