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Health News

American Samoa schools reopen after pink eye woes

American Samoa schools reopen after pink eye outbreak hits territory's students, teachers

Tuesday - 04/15/2014, 10:50am EDT

Death toll in Ebola outbreak rises to 121

Death toll in West Africa Ebola outbreak rises to 121; all Mali cases test negative

Tuesday - 04/15/2014, 09:40am EDT

Central Ohio mumps outbreak tops 200 cases

200-plus cases logged in central Ohio mumps outbreak; two-thirds are linked to Ohio State

Monday - 04/14/2014, 09:00pm EDT

Once-conjoined twins to leave Texas hospital

Conjoined twins to leave Dallas hospital months after being separated at abdomen

Monday - 04/14/2014, 06:31pm EDT

Trend persists of prisons as mental health housing

Study: Prisons in California and across US struggling to handle flood of mentally ill inmates

Monday - 04/14/2014, 06:20pm EDT

Ultimate Warrior died from cardiovascular disease

Arizona medical examiner rules pro wrestler Ultimate Warrior died from cardiovascular disease

Monday - 04/14/2014, 04:01pm EDT

Studies: Lab-grown nostrils, vaginas working well

Patients get lab-grown vaginas and nose parts; technique might be useful for other organs

Monday - 04/14/2014, 02:48pm EDT

Neurological disease confirmed in Va. horse

Neurological disease caused by virus confirmed in horse from Northern Virginia

Monday - 04/14/2014, 02:41pm EDT

Survey: Home, long-term care costs rise in Va

Survey by Genworth Financial says home, long-term care costs rising in Virginia

Monday - 04/14/2014, 11:20am EDT

Pace of presidential prep picks up

The 2016 presidential campaign checklist and who's doing what

Monday - 04/14/2014, 10:50am EDT

Fungal disease fatal to bats spreads to half of US

Officials say white-nose syndrome found across half of US, a danger to insect-gobbling bats

Sunday - 04/13/2014, 05:50pm EDT

Researchers using math to whittle away at jet lag

Michigan researchers say math can customize most effective route to recovery from jet lag

Sunday - 04/13/2014, 01:50pm EDT

Dieters move past calories, food makers follow

Americans look past calories as approach to dieting evolves; major brands feel sales slide

Sunday - 04/13/2014, 12:46pm EDT

Police taught to spot signs of psychiatric crisis

Crisis intervention training teaches police to identify and defuse psychiatric crises

Sunday - 04/13/2014, 12:46pm EDT

Iraq scrambles to fight polio surge amid conflict

Iraq scrambles to fight resurgent polio virus, which again takes advantage of nation's turmoil

Sunday - 04/13/2014, 12:46pm EDT

With new health law, insurers target diabetics

Under new health law, insurers target diabetics before they get lax in managing costly disease

Sunday - 04/13/2014, 12:40pm EDT

Calif. Democrats walk middle path in health debate

California Democrats in swing congressional districts walk middle path in health reform debate

Saturday - 04/12/2014, 07:20pm EDT

MLS Commissioner being treated for prostate cancer

MLS Commissioner Garber being treated for prostate cancer, expected to make full recovery

Saturday - 04/12/2014, 03:40pm EDT

FDA: Honey with any added sweeteners isn't honey

FDA takes steps to ensure honey is the real deal, without any added sugars or other sweeteners

Tuesday - 04/08/2014, 03:30pm EDT

Utley misses Phillies' home opener because of flu

Second baseman Chase Utley misses Philadelphia Phillies' home opener because of flu

Tuesday - 04/08/2014, 02:52pm EDT

Pfizer reports promising results for cancer drug

Pfizer says experimental drug shows promising results treating advanced breast cancer

Tuesday - 04/08/2014, 01:40pm EDT

Norwegian police try to identify amnesia man

Who is 'John Smith'? Norwegian police try to identify man who claims to suffer from amnesia

Tuesday - 04/08/2014, 11:30am EDT

GOP seeks coverage choices in health law they hate

Congressional Republicans seek more coverage choices under health care law they want to repeal

Tuesday - 04/08/2014, 05:22am EDT

Heroin addicts face barriers to treatment

From cost and coverage to finding a free bed, heroin addicts face barriers to treatment

Tuesday - 04/08/2014, 05:08am EDT

Obama, VFW head discuss Fort Hood, mental health

Obama, VFW commander discuss Fort Hood, mental health and veterans' aid in White House meeting

Tuesday - 04/08/2014, 01:10am EDT

Fast facts about some obstacles to heroin sobriety

Fast facts about some obstacles to heroin sobriety

Tuesday - 04/08/2014, 01:04am EDT
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