After Monday, the website for the National Guideline Clearinghouse, which provides access to guidelines for practicing medicine, will no longer be available to its users -- mostly doctors -- due to a lack of funding, according to an announcement posted on the site in April.

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The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court ruled Monday that it was not cruel and unusual punishment to put a person who is on probation in jail after one positive test for drugs.

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A common drug used to control blood pressure and help prevent heart failure was announced by the US Food and Drug Administration on Friday, a week after 22 other countries recalled it because the drug contains a chemical that poses a potential cancer risk.

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The southern Indian state of Kerala announced this month that it would reserve places for transgender students in the state's higher education institutions, a move aimed at easing their stigmatization.

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After months of asking, you took the plunge, and now your kid has a phone. Inevitably, soon after the smartphone comes social media (insert parental scream). For most parents, social media feels scary when they think about their kids using it. Why is it such a potential pit of despair for parents?

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An investigation continues into what has caused hundreds of visitors to a Tennessee zipline destination to suddenly develop gastrointestinal illness.

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Alex Childress went to his parents for help with what he thought was a severe sunburn after working outside at his summer landscaping job.

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An outbreak of cyclospora linked to McDonald's salads has sickened at least 61 people in seven states, federal health officials said Friday.

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The FDA is advising people to avoid eating fresh crab meat from Venezuela because of potential contamination by bacteria.

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The US Food and Drug Administration announced Friday its approval of the first drug to treat smallpox.

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Garrett Michael Matthias was diagnosed with a rare pediatric cancer nine months ago, but wrote his own obituary full of things he loved.

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Human remains have been found in Turkey, which are believed to show evidence of child sacrifice some 5,000 years ago in an area known an as "the cradle of civilization."

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Casey Lynn takes a deep breath, pulls her boxing gloves to her mouth and uses her teeth to make one final adjustment before stepping into the ring.

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After 8 hours of deliberations Thursday, a St. Louis jury awarded $4.62 billion to 22 women who sued pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson alleging their ovarian cancer was caused by using its powder as a part of their daily feminine hygiene routine.

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An uncommon but potentially deadly disease is on the rise in the United States.

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