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Study sees benefit from more extensive breast cancer surgery
CHICAGO (AP) -- Having a little extra tissue taken off during breast cancer surgery greatly lowers the risk that some cancer will be left behind and require a second operation, according to a new study that could change care for more than 100,000 women in the United States alone each year....

More cancer success with drugs that enlist immune system

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CHICAGO (AP) -- For the first time, a major study shows that a drug targeting the body's disease-fighting immune system may improve survival for the most common form of lung cancer....

Wisconsin governor: Obama power plant rule 'unworkable'

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WASHINGTON (AP) -- Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, a Republican eyeing a presidential run in 2016, says President Barack Obama's plan to reduce pollution from coal-fired power plants is "unworkable."...




NIH: Major study finds earlier HIV treatment improves health
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A major international study sought to settle how soon is best to start HIV treatment - and the advice is don't delay....

Shocking ads ignite debate about abortion ban in Chile
SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) -- The video shows a woman climbing a stairwell, her belly visibly pregnant, as she offers suggestions: Make sure there are no security cameras. Be careful not to look down or you might regret it....

Administration asks judge to toss House health care suit
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A skeptical federal judge grilled Obama administration lawyers Thursday over the House GOP's health care lawsuit, sounding unlikely to side with the president and dismiss the case....

Pentagon: Anthrax shipments broader than first thought
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Pentagon said Friday that the Army's mistaken shipments of live anthrax to research laboratories were more widespread than it initially reported, prompting the Defense Department's second-ranking official to order a thorough review....

Demi Lovato is the face of mental health in new campaign
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- When Demi Lovato was diagnosed with bipolar disorder, she was actually relieved....

French, US biochemists win top Spanish prize for science
MADRID (AP) -- Biochemists Emmanuelle Charpentier from France and Jennifer Doudna from the United States have been awarded Spain's Princess of Asturias scientific research award for their work in biotechnology....

US high court: California county drug disposal law stands
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- The U.S. Supreme Court is letting a Northern California county's drug disposal law stand, paving the way for similar ordinances elsewhere....