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FDA Approves First in New Class of Drugs for Advanced Ovarian Cancer

December 19, 2014 Agency also gives OK to genetic test used to identify eligible patients

Lynparza Approved for Advanced Ovarian Cancer

December 19, 2014 Associated with genetic defect

System Approved to Remove Germs From Blood Platelets

December 19, 2014 Lowers chances of infected donation

CDC Warns of Listeria Danger From Caramel Apples

December 19, 2014 Outbreak has sickened 28 people in 10 states; 4 have died and 26 have been hospitalized, agency says

E. Coli Germs Found on Farmers Market Herbs

December 19, 2014 Nearly one-quarter of samples from West Coast vendors tested positive, study says

Older Cars a Bad Choice for Younger Drivers

December 19, 2014 Study found nearly half of teen crashes involved cars more than a decade old

Health Tip: 12 Ways to a Healthier Holiday

December 19, 2014 'Tis the season to stay well

Preschoolers Need Eye Screening, Experts Say

December 19, 2014 Testing recommended annually from age 3 to 6

Cancer Treatment Costs Weigh Heavily on Patients, Study Finds

December 19, 2014 Researchers say half of people treated struggle to pay medical bills

Cocaine, Amphetamines May Up Injection Drug Users' Suicide Risk

December 19, 2014 These substances doubled the likelihood of an attempt, study says

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