6:59 am, February 27, 2015

Health News

Study: Smokers may tap into multiple sources for nicotine

HEALTHBEAT: Many unanswered questions about e-cigarettes, including use with tobacco products

Updated 21 minutes, 33 seconds ago

Call for study to settle if anesthesia poses risk to babies

HEALTHBEAT: Animal studies raise question about possible anesthesia risk in babies, toddlers

Updated 39 minutes, 56 seconds ago

UK 1st country to allow creation of embryos from 3 people

UK 1st country to OK creation of human embryos from 3 people to avoid passing on diseases

Updated 39 minutes, 57 seconds ago

UnitedHealth tightens rules covering hysterectomies

UnitedHealth wants advance notice on hysterectomies, says it won't cover some procedures

Friday - 02/27/2015, 04:28am EST

NYC mayor defends deal oral suction circumcision ritual

NYC mayor defends deal in oral suction circumcision ritual, vows to protect infants' health

Friday - 02/27/2015, 03:50am EST

First lady: US experiencing food 'culture change'

Michelle Obama: US undergoing food 'culture change,' notes Georgetown team gave fans kale

Friday - 02/27/2015, 03:32am EST

Heat blamed for spray vaccine's failure against swine flu

Company blames heat for why nasal spray flu vaccine didn't work well in kids against swine flu

Friday - 02/27/2015, 03:32am EST

Panel: Use new meningitis vaccines only for outbreaks

Panel recommends new meningitis vaccines only for outbreaks, not routine shots

Friday - 02/27/2015, 03:32am EST

If Supreme Court says no, they'd lose health insurance help

If Supreme Court says no: Healthy or sick, insured say they'd miss health law subsidies

Friday - 02/27/2015, 03:32am EST

Panel: Base quarantines, other outbreak decisions on science

Bioethics panel urges preparation for next epidemic, calls Ebola quarantine attempts a mistake

Friday - 02/27/2015, 03:32am EST

Ebola doctor: Media, politicians fueled the public's fear

Ebola doctor: Media, politicians could have done better at educating instead of fear-mongering

Friday - 02/27/2015, 03:32am EST

Bulls say Rose to have surgery on Friday

Bulls say Rose to have surgery for torn meniscus in right knee on Friday

Friday - 02/27/2015, 02:46am EST

Medical pot proposal passes first test in conservative Utah

Bill allowing marijuana use for medical reasons passes first key vote in conservative Utah

Friday - 02/27/2015, 01:32am EST

IUDs, hormone implants growing more popular among US women

IUDs, hormone implants rise in use as birth control among US women; pills still most popular

Friday - 02/27/2015, 01:18am EST

Lauren Hill makes it through full season despite tumor

Lauren Hill makes it through a full season, raises $1.3 million for brain tumor research

Friday - 02/27/2015, 12:48am EST

Chile government rejects 14-year-old's plea for euthanasia

Chilean government rejects ailing 14-year-old girl's social media plea for euthanasia

Thursday - 02/26/2015, 10:30pm EST

3 men 1st to get reconstructed bionic hands after amputation

A helping hand: 3 Austrian men first to get bionic reconstruction of hands after amputations

Thursday - 02/26/2015, 06:50pm EST

Prosecutor: Mom craved attention, poisoned child with salt

Prosecutor: Mom poisoned boy with salt because sickly child brought her attention

Thursday - 02/26/2015, 06:48pm EST

2nd commuter with measles prompts California transit warning

Northern California transit commuters warned after 2nd passenger is diagnosed with measles

Thursday - 02/26/2015, 06:40pm EST

Former ND State fullback died of accidental drug poisoning

Autopsy: Ex-North Dakota State player died of accidental drug poisoning days after surgery

Thursday - 02/26/2015, 02:29pm EST
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