3:51 am, February 1, 2015

Health News

China sending large Ebola relief team to West Africa

China to send 232 medical workers to West Africa as it ramps up its Ebola aid

Thursday - 01/15/2015, 05:18am EST

Massachusetts doctor who beat Ebola heading back to Liberia

Massachusetts doctor who overcame Ebola heading back to Liberia to treat the chronically ill

Thursday - 01/15/2015, 05:18am EST

San Diego-area clinic closes after seeing measles symptoms

San Diego-area clinic closes after patients appear with measles symptoms, tests underway

Wednesday - 01/14/2015, 09:20pm EST

Company donates drug to help Ga. police address overdoses

Virginia-based company donates drug to help metro Atlanta police address opioid overdoses

Wednesday - 01/14/2015, 06:00pm EST

DC Council to consider 'Death with Dignity' bill

DC Council to consider bill allowing terminally ill patients to request lethal medication

Wednesday - 01/14/2015, 06:00pm EST

Brazil approves marijuana derivative for medical treatment

Brazil health agency approves marijuana derivative to treat severe seizures, other conditions

Wednesday - 01/14/2015, 04:53pm EST

Health overhaul sign-ups edge higher

With a month left to open enrollment season, health law sign-ups edge higher

Wednesday - 01/14/2015, 04:20pm EST

FDA approves appetite-zapping implant for obese patients

FDA approves implant designed to treat obesity by zapping nerves linked to appetite

Wednesday - 01/14/2015, 02:01pm EST

Sierra Leone president predicts 0 Ebola cases by March end

Sierra Leone president predicts zero new Ebola cases by the end of March; 19 new cases occur

Wednesday - 01/14/2015, 12:17pm EST

Maryland state senator plans to introduce right-to-die bill

Maryland state senator says he plans to introduce right-to-die bill; Hogan opposed

Wednesday - 01/14/2015, 11:30am EST

Egypt's military prosecutor to investigate 'AIDS detector'

Egypt's military prosecutor to investigate 'AIDS detector' that experts home, abroad derided

Wednesday - 01/14/2015, 10:48am EST

Thousands protest in Spain for better hepatitis C treatment

Thousand march in Spain to protest equal access to latest-generation hepatitis C treatments

Wednesday - 01/14/2015, 10:46am EST

Va. launches health plan for uninsured with mental illnesses

Virginia launches health plan for uninsured who have serious mental illnesses

Wednesday - 01/14/2015, 08:40am EST

Texas soldier's death investigated; Ebola tests negative

Officials investigate death of Texas soldier who served in Africa; Ebola tests negative

Tuesday - 01/13/2015, 10:29pm EST

Wearable sensors gather lots of data _ now to make it useful

As health trackers become commonplace, the question is how to best use the data?

Tuesday - 01/13/2015, 08:56pm EST

Cincinnati's Cronin says it's surreal to watch from home

Cincinnati's Mick Cronin says it's surreal to watch games from home as blood vessel heals

Tuesday - 01/13/2015, 07:00pm EST

Pardon sought so Va. inmate with autism can get treatment

Lawyers for Va. inmate with autism ask governor for pardon that would allow treatment

Tuesday - 01/13/2015, 06:48pm EST

New tax forms to fill out on health insurance coverage

New box to check, tax forms to complete on health insurance, Affordable Care Act

Tuesday - 01/13/2015, 06:44pm EST

Kaiser's 2,600 mental health workers strike in California

Kaiser Permanente mental health workers strike in California; nurses plan walkout next week

Tuesday - 01/13/2015, 04:36pm EST

Judge cuts damages for teacher fired for in vitro treatment

Judge slashes damages awarded to Indiana teacher fired for undergoing in vitro fertilization

Tuesday - 01/13/2015, 01:00pm EST
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