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Boy Disfigured by Chimps in Africa Thrives After US Surgery

Boy Disfigured by Chimps in Africa Thrives After US Surgery

A Congolese boy who was severely disfigured in a chimpanzee attack is marveling doctors with his resiliency a year after he was brought to New York to undergo reconstructive surgery. »

Another Alzheimer's Drug Shows Little Benefit for Patients

Another Alzheimer's Drug Shows Little Benefit for Patients

A once-promising drug to treat Alzheimer's did not help patients remember better or think more clearly, prompting the company to drop plans to market it to people with mild dementia, NBC News reported. The... »

Heinz Voluntarily Recalls Pork Gravy After Labeling Issue

Heinz Voluntarily Recalls Pork Gravy After Labeling Issue

Heinz is voluntarily recalling about 500 cases of its HomeStyle Bistro Au Jus Gravy because some jars have been mislabeled as Heinz Pork Gravy without mentioning it contains milk and soy. »

Can't Force Feed 69-Pound Anorexic Patient: Judge

Can't Force Feed 69-Pound Anorexic Patient: Judge

A New Jersey judge has ruled a severely anorexic woman committed to a state psychiatric hospital two years ago can refuse forced feedings and granted her request for care to relieve pain or discomfort. »

US Abortion Rate Falls to Lowest Level in Decades: CDC

US Abortion Rate Falls to Lowest Level in Decades: CDC

The number and rate of abortions tallied by federal authorities have fallen to their lowest level in decades, according to new data released Wednesday. The latest annual report by the Centers for Disease Control... »

Zika-Caused Birth Defect May Become Clear Only After Birth

Zika-Caused Birth Defect May Become Clear Only After Birth

Researchers say a severe birth defect caused by Zika infection may not be apparent at birth but develop months afterward, further confirmation that the virus can cause unseen damage to developing babies. The... »

Zika Birth Defect May Appear Months After Birth: CDC

Zika Birth Defect May Appear Months After Birth: CDC

Babies whose mothers are infected with the Zika virus may develop small heads months after birth, meaning the birth defect may still affect infants who don't immediately present with it, according to new... »

Bucks County Couple Sues Navy Over Contaminated Property

Bucks County Couple Sues Navy Over Contaminated Property

Unregulated chemicals that have contaminated the water supply in suburban Bucks County has led to another lawsuit against the Navy – this time over a Horsham property the owners claim has been left "valueless"... »

Dementia Rates Might Be Declining, New Study Finds

Dementia Rates Might Be Declining, New Study Finds

Rates of Alzheimer's disease and other types of dementia appear to have fallen considerably since 2000, and better education may be partly responsible, researchers reported Monday. Better treatment for diabetes »