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Study finds drugs still in recalled supplements

CHICAGO — Dietary supplements containing potentially dangerous prescription drugs may be for sale even years after safety recalls, according to a study published Wednesday by the American Medical Association.

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'Small, fuzzy' comet image could tell a lot

'Small, fuzzy' comet image could tell a lot

UA's HiRISE camera caught the speeding bullet of a comet Sunday.

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First round of Ebola contacts cleared from isolation

First round of Ebola contacts cleared from isolation

DALLAS — The countdown has begun. With the first round of possible Ebola contacts cleared from isolation Monday, all eyes are on Nov. 7.

October 20, 2014 5:38 pmLoading…
Colorado proposes edible pot ban, then retreats

Colorado proposes edible pot ban, then retreats

Lower-dose, pot-infused treats called the Rookie Cookie are offered to customers at The Growing Kitchen in Boulder, Colo. 

October 20, 2014 4:50 pmLoading…
First round of possible Ebola contacts cleared from isolation

First round of possible Ebola contacts cleared from isolation

A woman walks by the front of L.L. Hotchkiss School Monday, Oct. 20, 2014, in Dallas. Some students on the the Ebola isolations list have returned to the school after completing a 21-day period of monitoring. (AP Photo/LM Otero)

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Colorado proposes edible-pot ban, then retreats

Colorado proposes edible-pot ban, then retreats

DENVER — Colorado health authorities suggested banning many forms of edible marijuana, including brownies and cookies, then whipsawed away from the suggestion Monday after it went public.

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Warming Earth heading for hottest year on record

Warming Earth heading for hottest year on record

WASHINGTON — Earth is on pace to tie or even break the mark for the hottest year on record, federal meteorologists say.

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Warming Earth heading for hottest year on record

Warming Earth heading for hottest year on record

Break out your beach clothes! Last month set a new global heat record at 60.3 degrees Fahrenheit, putting the Earth on track for another sweltering year.

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WHO: Nigeria's Ebola outbreak is officially over

WHO: Nigeria's Ebola outbreak is officially over

A Nigerian health official uses a thermometer on a worker at the arrivals hall of Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos, Nigeria, as part of the country’s effort to contain the Ebola outbreak.

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WHO: Nigeria's Ebola outbreak is officially over

WHO: Nigeria's Ebola outbreak is officially over

ABUJA, Nigeria — Nigeria is free of Ebola, the World Health Organization declared Monday of a rare victory in the months-long battle against the fatal disease.

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Gas pains; teen sleep and revising early school start times

Gas pains; teen sleep and revising early school start times

Q: Sometimes I get excruciating gas pains. They usually go away after a little flatulence or going to the bathroom. What can I do to stop the agony? It always happens at the most inconvenient times! — Scott S., Dallas

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Be an informed patient; get healthier

Be an informed patient; get healthier

A revolution that's making consumers healthier: tracking your doc's notes on you.

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Nabhan discusses economic value of local food production

Nabhan discusses economic value of local food production

Tucson food expert offers ways to solve health and economic problems.

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Some people are hardwired to be more trusting

Some people are hardwired to be more trusting

How do you decide if you can trust someone? Is it based on their handshake, the way they look you in the eye or perhaps their body language?

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Free mammograms offered Saturday in Tucson

Free mammograms offered Saturday in Tucson

They're being paid for by Jim Click Automotive for Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

October 16, 2014 4:45 pmLoading…
Closed Patagonia mines send orange sludge into creeks

Closed Patagonia mines send orange sludge into creeks

Toxic heavy metals may have leached into the water during heavy rains.

October 15, 2014 8:00 pm Photos

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CDC admits missteps in Ebola fight

CDC admits missteps in Ebola fight

Health workers carry the body of a person suspected to have died from Ebola on the streets of Monrovia, Liberia, where some nurses defied calls for a strike by those seeking hazard pay and reported for work Monday. 

October 14, 2014 5:09 pmLoading…
How plasma transfusions, antibodies fight Ebola

How plasma transfusions, antibodies fight Ebola

Dr. Kent Brantly

October 14, 2014 5:02 pmLoading…
UA hosts art show exploring beauty in science

UA hosts art show exploring beauty in science

Art and science meet up at exhibit at the UA's Lunar and Planetary Lab.

October 14, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Special report: Ebola

Special report: Ebola

The latest Ebola news and a timeline will keep readers informed.

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Understanding depression; tracking the fracking

Understanding depression; tracking the fracking

Dr. Mehmet Oz and Dr. Michael Roizen answer readers' questions.

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Breast cancer facts that can save your life

Breast cancer facts that can save your life

Knowing how to control your risk for breast cancer is paramount.

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Melanoma Walk is Saturday, Nov. 1

Melanoma Walk is Saturday, Nov. 1

The University of Arizona Cancer Center's fifth annual melanoma walk is scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 1

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Some common questions about ACA enrollment

Some common questions about ACA enrollment

Open enrollment for health coverage via the ACA runs Nov. 15-Feb. 15.

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