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Health News

Not even helmets help pro bull riders stave off concussions

Concussions most pervasive injury in professional bull riding, even with widespread helmet use

Updated 00 minutes, 04 seconds ago

Tobacco firms get partial win over claims on smoking effects

Federal appeals court: Tobacco firms don't have to say they deceived public about smoking

Updated 00 minutes, 07 seconds ago

Guinea families transport bodies in public taxis

Guinea reports spike in Ebola cases with 27 sick, police say families transporting corpses

Updated 00 minutes, 07 seconds ago

Study: Severe vision loss is most common in the South

Blindness and severe vision are most common in Southern counties; highest in eastern Kentucky

Updated 00 minutes, 09 seconds ago

Peeking into healthy brains to see if Alzheimer's is brewing

HEALTHBEAT: Plaques or tangles? Scanning brains of healthy seniors for clues about Alzheimer's

Updated 01 minutes, 41 seconds ago

'Ugly' potential fallout from Supreme Court health care case

Ruling may gut 'Obamacare,' but Republicans would feel the heat if millions lose subsidies

Updated 01 minutes, 41 seconds ago

Skimpy insurance seen by Democrats as next health care issue

Democrats: Next health care issues are high deductibles, copays now that millions more covered

Updated 01 minutes, 53 seconds ago

Countries approve plan for $100M health emergency fund

Countries approve plan for $100 million UN health emergency response fund

Updated 02 minutes, 04 seconds ago

German woman, 65, gives birth to quadruplets

65-year-old German mother of 13 has given birth to quadruplets

Updated 02 minutes, 05 seconds ago

Listeria: FDA finds problems at Ohio ice cream plant

FDA report shows inadequate cleaning, testing at Ohio ice cream plant where listeria found

Monday - 05/25/2015, 04:10am EDT

Democrats see skimpy insurance as the next health care issue

With millions more covered, Democrats see high deductibles, copays as next health care issue

Monday - 05/25/2015, 04:08am EDT

Study: High altitude may boost babies' risks for SIDS deaths

High altitudes may boost babies' SIDS risks; less oxygen in air may be a culprit, study says

Monday - 05/25/2015, 03:00am EDT

Endangered antelope dying off in vast numbers in Kazakhstan

Endangered saiga antelope mysteriously dying off in vast numbers in Kazakhstan; 85,000 dead

Monday - 05/25/2015, 03:00am EDT

Aging Catholic nuns get care at Jewish nursing home

Aging nuns, their orders no longer able to provide care, get care at Jewish nursing home

Sunday - 05/24/2015, 11:50pm EDT

Officials: $1M spent on medical care for jailed Chicago teen

Newspaper report: Jailed Chicago teen needed $1M in medical care for swallowing metal

Sunday - 05/24/2015, 04:10pm EDT

Florida woman released in jailing over son's circumcision

Florida woman released after 9 nights in jail in long-running fight over son's circumcision

Sunday - 05/24/2015, 03:30pm EDT

Teen dies of cancer weeks after prom with NFL player

Florida teen dies of cancer, weeks after attending prom with Jacksonville Jaguars player

Saturday - 05/23/2015, 02:08pm EDT

Study: Fewer kids have severe mental problems; more get help

Fewer US children and teens have severe mental problems and more are getting help, study finds

Saturday - 05/23/2015, 12:10pm EDT

Wal-Mart's push on animal welfare hailed as game changer

Wal-Mart makes public guidelines to suppliers on animal treatment, use of antibiotics

Saturday - 05/23/2015, 10:26am EDT

J&J seeks bioethics advice on compassionate use of drugs

Drug giant J&J seeks bioethicists' advice on compassionate use of drugs in novel pilot program

Saturday - 05/09/2015, 11:14am EDT

Hospital efforts to save very premature babies vary widely

Hospitals vary widely in how hard they try to save extremely premature babies, study finds

Saturday - 05/09/2015, 11:00am EDT
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