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Cyrus ill, postpones US tour, resumes in August

Miley Cyrus postpones US tour while recovering from allergic reaction; resumes shows in August

Updated 02 minutes, 43 seconds ago

Boston race makes room for those affected by bombs

'Profoundly impacted' by Boston bombings, and pleading for a spot in marathon: 'I need to run'

Saturday - 04/19/2014, 09:08pm EDT

National energy boom blurs political battle lines

National energy boom blurs traditional Democratic-Republican battle lines across the country

Saturday - 04/19/2014, 08:44pm EDT

Nigeria preacher: Healer or controversial leader?

Nigeria preacher advising presidents is humble healer to some, controversial leader to others

Saturday - 04/19/2014, 06:54pm EDT

3 injured after party in Potomac

3 injured, taken to hospitals after party in Potomac

Saturday - 04/19/2014, 06:00pm EDT

Calathes suspension a reminder of supplement risk

Suspension of Grizzlies guard Calathes a reminder of risk of supplements

Saturday - 04/19/2014, 03:30pm EDT

Study: Half of jailed NYC youths have brain injury

Study: Half of youths admitted to NYC jails suffered brain injury before incarceration

Saturday - 04/19/2014, 02:50pm EDT

Second wave of milder flu hitting Northeast

CDC officials say a second wave of flu is causing widespread illness in 6 Northeast states

Saturday - 04/19/2014, 01:10pm EDT

$14M awarded in suit linking contraceptive, stroke

Suburban Chicago woman awarded $14M in lawsuit against doctor linking contraceptive, stroke

Saturday - 04/19/2014, 12:20pm EDT

Court declines to block drug ruling in patent case

Supreme Court declines to block ruling on multiple sclerosis drug in patent dispute

Saturday - 04/19/2014, 11:00am EDT

APNewsBreak: Medicaid paid $12M for Illinois dead

APNewsBreak: Internal memo says Illinois Medicaid paid $12 million for dead clients

Saturday - 04/19/2014, 10:00am EDT

Salmonella decline seen in food poisoning report

Report: No change for most kinds of food poisoning last year; salmonella cases drop

Saturday - 04/19/2014, 09:00am EDT

Reservoir to be flushed because of urinating teen

Big Flush II: Teen cited for urinating in city water; Portland to drain 38 million gallons

Saturday - 04/19/2014, 09:00am EDT

Study: Diabetic heart attacks and strokes falling

Study sees drop in rates of most common major diabetes complications _ heart attack and stroke

Saturday - 04/19/2014, 09:00am EDT

Ebola virus in Africa outbreak is a new strain

Report: Ebola virus in Guinea is a new strain, not imported from other African countries

Saturday - 04/19/2014, 01:22am EDT

TNT's Sager to miss NBA playoffs due to leukemia

TNT analyst Craig Sager to miss NBA playoffs as he undergoes treatment for leukemia

Friday - 04/18/2014, 11:10pm EDT

Study finds signs of brain changes in pot smokers

Study suggests casual marijuana users may get brain changes that foreshadow later trouble

Friday - 04/18/2014, 08:50pm EDT

Malaysia reports first Asian death from MERS virus

Malaysia reports 1st death from MERS in Asia; Philippines isolates man who came home from UAE

Friday - 04/18/2014, 06:40pm EDT

USDA orders farms to report pig virus infections

USDA orders hog farms, labs to report infections from virus that has killed millions of pigs

Friday - 04/18/2014, 02:10pm EDT

Whoopi Goldberg writes Denver Post cannabis column

Whoopi Goldberg starts marijuana column for Denver Post's Cannabist website

Friday - 04/18/2014, 09:30am EDT

Maine Medicaid rules reduce narcotic prescriptions

Maine Medicaid rules cut narcotic painkiller prescriptions by 6 million pills, 15,000 patients

Thursday - 04/10/2014, 05:30pm EDT

At 21, recovering heroin addict starts over

At 21, recovering heroin addict happy to be clean, starting new life

Thursday - 04/10/2014, 05:26pm EDT

Uruguay to give medicinal marijuana to prisoners

Uruguay's government-run marijuana market to include legal medicinal pot for inmates

Thursday - 04/10/2014, 04:32pm EDT

Foster Farms salmonella outbreak continuing

Federal health officials: Salmonella outbreak linked to Foster Farms chicken has infected 524

Thursday - 04/10/2014, 01:50pm EDT

Sebelius: 7.5 million now signed up

Health secretary Sebelius says 7.5 million people have applied for coverage under health law

Thursday - 04/10/2014, 01:30pm EDT

Glance: Narcotic prescriptions for Maine Medicaid

Glance: Maine Medicaid rules cut narcotic painkillers by 6 million pills, 15,000 patients

Thursday - 04/10/2014, 01:11pm EDT

Mudslide survivor holding son describes terror

Mother pulled from mudslide gripped infant son as debris swept down hillside, crushed homes

Thursday - 04/10/2014, 12:37pm EDT

Health chief takes Illinois TB patient to court

'Not messing around': Ill. health official taking infectious tuberculosis patient to court

Thursday - 04/10/2014, 12:33pm EDT

Child bride forced to marry poisons groom

Nigerian child bride forced into marriage poisons meal, kills 4 including groom, police say

Thursday - 04/10/2014, 12:18pm EDT

Some signs police look for in psychiatric crises

Some signs officers are taught to recognize in people who might be having a psychiatric crisis

Thursday - 04/10/2014, 12:06pm EDT

Lawyer: Evaluate stabbing suspect's mental health

Lawyer wants stabbing suspect's mental health evaluated, case moved to juvenile court

Thursday - 04/10/2014, 12:02pm EDT

Aid workers back at Ebola center that mob attacked

Doctors Without Borders again treating patients at Ebola center in Guinea where mob attacked

Thursday - 04/10/2014, 10:40am EDT

Top-paid Medicare doctors say they have reasons

Medicare millionaires: Doctors say a lot of big payments went for expensive drug treatments

Thursday - 04/10/2014, 07:28am EDT

Czech couple: Norwegian amnesia man is our son

Czech couple identifies Norwegian amnesia man 'John Smith' as their son

Thursday - 04/10/2014, 05:42am EDT

Schilling says he's completed chemo treatments

Curt Schilling says he's completed chemotherapy treatments and has radiation remaining

Wednesday - 04/09/2014, 09:20pm EDT

Physical therapy clinics agree to $2.7M settlement

Physical therapy clinics agree to $2.7M settlement of false claims allegations

Wednesday - 04/09/2014, 07:20pm EDT

Pink eye extends school closures in American Samoa

American Samoa extends school closures amid pink eye outbreak affecting students, teachers

Wednesday - 04/09/2014, 06:50pm EDT

Lt. gov to lead Va. mental health task force

Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam picked to lead Virginia mental health task force

Wednesday - 04/09/2014, 03:38pm EDT

Report: Exchanges yield more specialty drug claims

Report: Overhaul's exchange coverage yields more expensive, specialty drug claims

Wednesday - 04/09/2014, 03:20pm EDT

TV host Samantha Harris is battling breast cancer

TV host Samantha Harris: I'm battling breast cancer, but I'll beat it for my daughters' sake

Wednesday - 04/09/2014, 02:58pm EDT

Correction: Cruise Ship-Illnesses story

Correction: Cruise Ship-Illnesses story

Wednesday - 04/09/2014, 02:39pm EDT

High-tech items giving deaf-blind online access

Free high-tech devices to low-income deaf and blind people open doors to online communication

Wednesday - 04/09/2014, 01:54pm EDT
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