Archive: 06/04/2009

GOP senators: Bipartisan health deal tougher now

(AP) -- Republican senators say chances of reaching a bipartisan deal to overhaul health care dimmed after President Barack Obama issued a letter strongly supporting a new public health insurance plan.

Jun 04, 2009
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11 people charged in Detroit painkiller scam

(AP) -- A federal indictment in Detroit says the government unwittingly paid more than $480,000 to a phony health-care business that was a front for acquiring and selling powerful painkillers as far away as Alabama.

Jun 04, 2009
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Cardinals manager Tony La Russa sues Twitter

(AP) -- St. Louis Cardinals manager Tony La Russa is suing the social-networking site Twitter, claiming an unauthorized page that used his name to make light of drunken driving and two Cardinals pitchers ...

Jun 04, 2009
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A new lead for autoimmune disease

A drug derived from the hydrangea root, used for centuries in traditional Chinese medicine, shows promise in treating autoimmune disorders, report researchers from the Program in Cellular and Molecular Medicine and the Immune ...

Jun 04, 2009
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Researchers solve 'bloodcurdling' mystery

By applying cutting-edge techniques in single-molecule manipulation, researchers at Harvard University have uncovered a fundamental feedback mechanism that the body uses to regulate the clotting of blood. The finding, which ...

Jun 04, 2009
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