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  • She found love, left sugar, lost weight

    Cady Stanton used to find solace in the sweet taste of ice cream. Now she finds solace in her new self image.

  • Pitcher drops 162 pounds

    Denny McLain is a recognizable name to almost any baseball fan. But even his best friends wouldn't recognize him today.

  • She bet she'd lose -- and won!

    Sara Lugger was skeptical as she placed her first $5 bet. But she realized that all she had to lose was 140 pounds.

  • 5 myths about the ER, debunked

    Several myths prevail about what you can expect in the emergency room. Here are five that need to be declared DOA.

  • Denying drugs for the dying

    The FDA program that allows patients to use experimental drugs is called "compassionate use." Some, including a biotechnology industry group, wonder if there might be a way to make it a little more compassionate.

  • She gave her life for her baby

    When Elizabeth Joice found out that she was pregnant, she and her husband, Max, were ecstatic.

  • Reproductive organs grown in a lab

    Scientists have grown reproductive organs and nasal cartilage in labs, and successfully implanted them in patients.

  • A minute to a mile: Learning to run

    When Sia Figiel started believing in herself, she realized she could go a lot farther than she'd ever thought possible.

  • I'm Ron, and I am a food addict

    I used to fill up on stuff, not really knowing what I was eating but just going through the motions until I got my "fix." Most of the time I was left with guilt, gas and a growing stomach to accompany my gluttony.

  • I plan to make time for my health

    There's not enough time. That was the excuse I used for 19 years. Now I know there's enough time. I just have to make time.

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  • Why You Shouldn't Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is

    In the first comprehensive study of the DNA on dollar bills, New York University researchers identified 3,000 types of bacteria in all—many times more than in previous studies that examined samples under a microscope.

  • Saliva Fuels a Tiny Medical Device

    Researchers have developed a microbial fuel cell that can generate small but usable amounts of power from human saliva.

  • FDA Warns on Hysterectomy Procedure

    Federal regulators advised doctors Thursday to stop using a surgical device used in tens of thousands of hysterectomies each year called a power morcellator, citing its potential to spread cancer.

  • European Agency Warns of More Tampered Drugs

    Batches of the drugs Alimta and Remicade have been stolen and may have been tampered with and resold across Europe, the region's medicines regulator said Thursday.

  • GOP Fall Strategy: Slam Health Law

    Republican leaders are telling House members that criticism of the federal health-care law is the best path to victory this fall regardless of how the law's implementation evolves meantime.

  • Sales of J&J's Hepatitis Drug Soar

    Sales of Johnson & Johnson's new hepatitis C drug soared during its first full quarter on the market, in another sign of strong demand—and high prices—for a new generation of treatments for the liver-damaging illness.

  • When Spine Implants Cause Paralysis, Who Is to Blame?

    More than 100 patients have experienced partial or permanent paralysis in recent years after having spinal-cord stimulators inserted in their backs, according to a Wall Street Journal analysis.

  • Obama Administration Won't Extend Insurance Enrollment

    The Obama administration said that a midnight deadline for most people to finish health-insurance applications for private coverage this year wouldn't be extended amid signs that enrollment waits had dissipated.

  • Glaxo Wins U.S. Approval for Diabetes Treatment Albiglutide

    GlaxoSmithKline PLC's diabetes treatment albiglutide was approved for use by U.S. regulators, after a series of drug-development setbacks for the company.

  • Medtronic Prevented From Selling Heart Valve

    In a surprise ruling, a federal court has barred Medtronic from selling its new artificial heart valve to most patients in the U.S., despite finding the device "safer" than a competing device.