8:45 pm, December 19, 2014

Health News

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials in newspapers in the US and abroad

Thursday - 12/04/2014, 01:50pm EST

New rules to change some people's wait for kidney

HEALTHBEAT: Rules taking effect this week change how some people are matched to donated kidney

Thursday - 12/04/2014, 01:12pm EST

Dangerous practices spread Ebola in Sierra Leone

As Ebola spreads in Sierra Leone, calls increase to abandon dangerous practices

Thursday - 12/04/2014, 01:04pm EST

Surgeon disciplined for removing wrong kidney

California surgeon disciplined for removing inmate's good kidney, leaving cancerous one behind

Thursday - 12/04/2014, 12:48pm EST

Obama: Ebola still priority as public focus shifts

Obama praises strides in fight against Ebola, says effort 'nowhere close to being over'

Thursday - 12/04/2014, 12:40pm EST

Madrid fires health chief after Ebola crisis

Madrid regional gov't fires health chief who raised storm over remarks about Ebola case

Thursday - 12/04/2014, 12:10pm EST

Officials designate 35 hospitals for Ebola care

Government releases list of 35 US hospitals designated for Ebola treatment

Thursday - 12/04/2014, 11:28am EST

Proposed fund for meningitis victims upped $35M

New proposed settlement in deadly meningitis outbreak would increase victim fund to $135M

Thursday - 12/04/2014, 09:50am EST

Pregnant women to get better info on drug risks

FDA: Women to get more information about which prescription drugs are safe to use in pregnancy

Thursday - 12/04/2014, 09:28am EST

11th Sierra Leonean doctor infected with Ebola

11th Sierra Leonean doctor gets Ebola as WHO says poor data makes measuring progress difficult

Thursday - 12/04/2014, 09:28am EST

Avian flu outbreak hits 2 British Columbia farms

Avian flu outbreak hits 2 British Columbia poultry farms; thousands of birds will be killed

Thursday - 12/04/2014, 09:20am EST

LA city attorney sues to block pot delivery app

Los Angeles city attorney sues to block mobile phone app for medical marijuana delivery

Thursday - 12/04/2014, 08:10am EST

Medical examiner: Actress died of blunt injuries

Autopsy: 'Django' actress Misty Upham died of blunt force trauma; manner of death undetermined

Thursday - 12/04/2014, 06:58am EST

INSIDE KOBANI: War clinic treats anti-IS fighters

INSIDE KOBANI: War clinic in Kurdish border town struggles to treat wounded anti-IS fighters

Thursday - 12/04/2014, 05:52am EST

Medicare Advantage enrollment deadline looms

Coverage changes greet Medicare Advantage customers as annual enrollment deadline looms

Thursday - 12/04/2014, 05:10am EST

Va. science leaders to meet in nation's capital

Virginia Summit on Science, Engineering and Medicine set in nation's capital

Thursday - 12/04/2014, 04:20am EST

Justices weigh bias claim of pregnant UPS driver

Pregnant UPS driver: Supreme Court weighs her discrimination claim over company's duty rules

Thursday - 12/04/2014, 03:34am EST

American coming to US to be evaluated for Ebola

Hospital: American health-care worker in West Africa coming to US for Ebola monitoring

Thursday - 12/04/2014, 03:28am EST

Court grants Texas prisoner execution reprieve

Federal court stops Texas inmate's scheduled execution; attorneys say he's too mentally ill

Thursday - 12/04/2014, 01:40am EST

China to end prisoner organ transplants on Jan. 1

China says to stop using organs transplanted from executed prisoners starting Jan. 1

Thursday - 12/04/2014, 01:10am EST
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