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Study: New Drugs Greatly Lower Cholesterol 

Researchers say the drugs show great promise.

03/29/2014

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Study: Drinking Coffee Could Lower Risk Of Rare Liver Disease

While excessive consumption of caffeine comes with negative consequences, drinking coffee may have at least one positive affect – preventing a rare autoimmune disease that affects the liver.

05/21/2013

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CDC: Rare Rabies Death Was From Kidney Transplant

Four people received donated organs from a man unknowingly infected with rabies, leading to a rare human death more than a year later that has authorities scrambling to treat the other three patients, federal health officials said Friday.

03/15/2013

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