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  • New coupons aim to keep people off generic drugs

    If brand-name prescription medicines cost you as little as generic pills, which would you choose? A few drugmakers are betting Americans will stick with the name they know _ and can pronounce.


  • No alcohol, illegal drugs found in Seau's system

    No alcohol or illegal drugs were found in Junior Seau's system when he shot and killed himself at his home in May, authorities said Monday.


  • This July 2012 photo released by Karen Corby shows her autistic adult son, Paul, at the Pottsville Free Public Library in Pottsville, Pa. Paul was denied a heart transplant, and his mother is using an online petition to gather support in a bid to convince a hospital to reconsider. (Associated Press/Courtesy of Corby Family)

    Mom seeks heart transplant for autistic son

    A Pennsylvania woman whose autistic adult son was not recommended for a heart transplant said she wants to bring more attention to the decision-making process so that those with ailments or disabilities are not passed over without careful consideration.


  • Indiana melons linked to US salmonella outbreak

    Health officials in Indiana and Kentucky say they are investigating farms, distributors and retailers after an outbreak of salmonella that has killed two and sickened at least 141 people nationwide was linked to cantaloupe grown in southwestern Indiana.


  • Mom seeks heart transplant for autistic son

    A Pennsylvania woman whose autistic adult son was not recommended for a heart transplant said she wants to bring more attention to the decision-making process so that those with ailments or disabilities are not passed over without careful consideration.


  • ** FILE ** In this Thursday, Aug. 9, 2012, photo, President Barack Obama speaks at a campaign event at Colorado College, in Colorado Springs, Colo. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)

    Obama defends Medicare record in new ad

    President Barack Obama is launching his first ad defending his record on Medicare, accusing Republican Mitt Romney and running mate Paul Ryan of undermining the health care program critical to millions of seniors.


  • Data mixed on radiation from Japan nuke leaks

    Researchers say radiation from the leaking Fukushima nuclear plant following last year's tsunami caused mutations in some butterflies and damaged the local environment though humans seem relatively unaffected.


  • **FILE** The Pentagon, across the Potomac River from Washington, is seen in this aerial view in March 2008. (Associated Press)

    Army suicides double in July from June's total

    The Army says suicides among active-duty soldiers more than doubled in July from the month before.


  • Japan N-leak hit butterflies but humans unaffected

    Radiation from the leaking Fukushima nuclear plant following last year's tsunami caused mutations in some butterflies and damaged the local environment though humans seem relatively unaffected, researchers say.


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