- ‘I Am Alive’ app gains popularity in terror-ravaged Lebanon
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- Iranian woman forgives son’s killer at the gallows
- Nebraska principal sorry for ‘don’t tattle’ flier
- Illinois readies to spend $100M for Obama museum in Chicago
- John Edwards back in court — this time as a lawyer for Va. boy’s malpractice case
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A Kentucky man lost his bid Friday to force a doctor to pay damages for removing a cancer-riddled section of his penis during what was scheduled to be a simple circumcision.
More than nine months after they were born joined at the lower chest and abdomen, twin girls made their public debut Thursday at the hospital where they were separated.
Drugmaker Merck & Co. says it will not seek U.S. approval for its cholesterol drug Tredaptive and is recommending doctors abroad stop prescribing it to new patients, based on failed study results.
Nine-month-old girls who were formerly conjoined twins are making their public debut at the Philadelphia hospital where they were separated.
It would be a relief if the leaked Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change draft report, as described by Alan Barron, turns out to be correct, but I am afraid that it is a bit late ("New report doesn't support warming theory," Letters, Tuesday). If you really wanted a definitive conclusion about the cause of "global warming," you would find a planet with a stable concentration of atmospheric carbon dioxide and compare it to Earth, where carbon-dioxide levels are increasing. Of course, this is a ridiculous notion, but it does point to what is necessary if you want to be scientifically definitive.
German pharmaceutical company Merck KgaA says a late stage trial of a new lung cancer drug has failed to meet expectations.
Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta is expanding a Pentagon review of hiring at military day care centers to include Defense Department schools, youth centers and other facilities where children are present.
The most comprehensive study of potential World Trade Center-related cancers raises more questions than it answers and won't end a debate over whether the attacks were a cause.
The most comprehensive study of potential World Trade Center-related cancers raises more questions than it answers and won't end a debate over whether the attacks were really a cause.