bnv.fnr.news/apnews;aphealth=main;tile=1;pos=top;sz=728x90,970x90;ord=
6:26 am, August 29, 2014

Health News

Nigeria confirms 1 more Ebola case

Nigeria health minister confirms 1 more Ebola case, bringing total number to 10

Friday - 08/15/2014, 03:00am EDT

Santos endorses medical marijuana for Colombia

Colombia's president backs bill to legalize marijuana for medicinal and therapeutic uses

Thursday - 08/14/2014, 08:30pm EDT

Worst TB outbreak in 5 years hits Alabama prisons

Worst TB outbreak in 5 years hits overcrowded Alabama prisons being sued over medical care

Thursday - 08/14/2014, 08:00pm EDT

Coughlin, Reese, Manning take ice bucket challenge

Giants coach Tom Coughlin, GM Jerry Reese and QB Eli Manning take ice bucket challenge

Thursday - 08/14/2014, 07:40pm EDT

Many Kenyan men flee to avoid forced circumcisions

A party these men don't want: Minority tribes flee forced circumcisions in western Kenya

Thursday - 08/14/2014, 07:02pm EDT

NewLink Genetics: Ready to test Ebola vaccine

NewLink Genetics says it is ready to start human testing for Ebola vaccine

Thursday - 08/14/2014, 06:40pm EDT

Mom jailed over truancy died from heart failure

Coroner rules heart failure caused cell death of mother of 7 jailed over children's truancy

Thursday - 08/14/2014, 06:10pm EDT

Obama confers on Ebola with African leaders

Obama tells presidents of Liberia, Sierra Leone, US committed to help contain Ebola outbreak

Thursday - 08/14/2014, 06:10pm EDT

Ex-peanut plant head says he lied about salmonella

Ex-Georgia peanut plant manager says he lied to FDA investigators during salmonella outbreak

Thursday - 08/14/2014, 04:48pm EDT

Ebola may be scary, but most shouldn't be afraid

Understanding Ebola: A 'dreadful, merciless virus,' but most people shouldn't be afraid

Thursday - 08/14/2014, 04:40pm EDT

Latest concussion ends career for Georgia's Hall

Georgia loses starting fullback Merritt Hall to career-ending concussion

Thursday - 08/14/2014, 03:10pm EDT

Entrepreneurship the answer for some with autism

People with autism find purpose, income and joy by starting their own small businesses

Thursday - 08/14/2014, 10:28am EDT

Detrick lab to study Ebola treatment

Fort Detrick lab to study experimental Ebola drug

Thursday - 08/14/2014, 10:15am EDT

Rabies confirmed in Smyth, suspected in Norfolk

Smyth County resident exposed to rabid cat undergoing treatment, rabies suspected in Norfolk

Thursday - 08/14/2014, 09:53am EDT

Doctors: Ebola drug poses 'impossible dilemma'

Doctors say decision not to use untested Ebola drug on African doctor an 'impossible dilemma'

Thursday - 08/14/2014, 02:32am EDT

Farms are focus of studies on drinking water toxin

Researchers are trying to identify the role of farms in algae linked to tainted drinking water

Thursday - 08/14/2014, 01:30am EDT

Jets all wet, accept Pats' Ice Bucket Challenge

Wet Jets end last practice in Cortland by getting doused as part of ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Wednesday - 08/13/2014, 08:38pm EDT

Husband, wife turned to God when she got Ebola

Quarantined missionary says he hopes to be reunited soon with wife who contracted Ebola

Wednesday - 08/13/2014, 07:20pm EDT

UN chief urges world to help in Ebola outbreak

UN chief urges world to respond to shortage of doctors, nurses in Ebola-hit West Africa

Tuesday - 08/12/2014, 02:40pm EDT

HIV infections rise, thwart Brazil's AIDS efforts

Hailed as anti-AIDS example, Brazil's increase in HIV infections shows prevention flaws

Tuesday - 08/12/2014, 02:10pm EDT

Pfizer, 23andMe team up to study bowel disease

23andMe will test DNA of 10,000 bowel disease patients in partnership with Pfizer

Tuesday - 08/12/2014, 12:30pm EDT

10 feared dead in Denmark listeria outbreak

Listeria suspected of killing at least 10 people in Denmark, meat producer ordered shut

Tuesday - 08/12/2014, 11:08am EDT

AIDS activist takes up a new fight: defending FDA

Former ACT UP activist defends FDA bureaucracy he once railed against

Tuesday - 08/12/2014, 10:02am EDT

Giant panda 'believed' pregnant at Edinburgh Zoo

Panda Watch: Giant panda Tian Tian 'believed' pregnant at Edinburgh Zoo

Tuesday - 08/12/2014, 09:23am EDT

Liberian doctors to get experimental Ebola drug

Liberia says its doctors will get experimental Ebola drug thus far only given to Westerners

Tuesday - 08/12/2014, 05:02am EDT

Togo wants qualifier moved out of Ebola-hit Guinea

Ebola threatening chaos in African Cup qualifying as Togo asks for Guinea game to be moved

Monday - 08/11/2014, 11:20pm EDT

UN: Ebola outbreak a public health emergency

World Health Organization: Spread of Ebola in West Africa is an international health emergency

Monday - 08/11/2014, 10:20pm EDT

Ebola death toll in West Africa passes 1,000

World Health Organization says Ebola death toll in West Africa passes 1,000

Monday - 08/11/2014, 10:00pm EDT

Firm halting sales of dietary supplement Anatabloc

Firm at center of trial involving former Virginia governor halts sales of dietary supplement

Monday - 08/11/2014, 07:50pm EDT

Mexico doctors remove woman's 130-pound tumor

Mexican doctors successfully remove 130-pound tumor from body of 51-year-old woman

Monday - 08/11/2014, 07:50pm EDT

FDA approves first DNA-based test for colon cancer

FDA approves Exact Sciences' DNA test to help screen for colon cancer tumors

Monday - 08/11/2014, 07:50pm EDT

Military appeals court to hear Kansas HIV appeal

Military court to review evidence against Kansas airman convicted of exposing others to HIV

Monday - 08/11/2014, 07:36pm EDT

Missionaries return to US and Ebola quarantine

Health officials quarantine African missionaries who returned to NC to check for Ebola

Monday - 08/11/2014, 07:08pm EDT

Massive blunt trauma caused Ward's death

Driver killed on track hit by car driven by Tony Stewart died of massive blunt trauma

Monday - 08/11/2014, 06:49pm EDT

Ga. plant manager says mold, mildew at processor

Georgia plant manager testifies to mildew, mold at processor linked to salmonella outbreak

Monday - 08/11/2014, 04:49pm EDT

Oracle sues Oregon over health insurance exchange

Oracle Corp. sues Oregon over health insurance exchange, alleging breach of contract

Monday - 08/11/2014, 04:48pm EDT

What's scary about Ebola, reasons not to fear it

Understanding Ebola: A 'dreadful, merciless virus' that need not spread fear around the world

Monday - 08/11/2014, 04:02pm EDT

Parents reminded of school immunizations

Maryland health officials remind parents of school immunization requirements

Monday - 08/11/2014, 03:40pm EDT

Health care at college: Can your teen manage?

Tips for helping teens take responsibility for their health care at college

Monday - 08/11/2014, 01:00pm EDT

Missionaries return to US, in Ebola quarantine

Missionaries who worked with Ebola patients return to US, held in quarantine as precaution

Monday - 08/11/2014, 01:00pm EDT

Ebola starting to take an economic toll in region

Ebola outbreak disrupts business and hurts local economy, but damage unlikely to be widespread

Monday - 08/11/2014, 11:36am EDT

Bad bite: A tick can make you allergic to red meat

Bad bite: Doctors see surge of sudden meat allergies caused by ticks that are spreading in US

Monday - 08/11/2014, 07:22am EDT
  •  
  • 13
  •