5:48 am, April 21, 2014

Health News

Shootings renew call for New Mexico health changes

Police shootings renew call for New Mexico mental health law changes on involuntary treatment

Friday - 04/04/2014, 03:05pm EDT

'Killer heroin' causing fatal overdoses

Heroin laced with powerful prescription drug fentanyl causing fatal overdoses

Friday - 04/04/2014, 02:05pm EDT

Heroin overdose antidote: Who gets to carry it?

Heroin overdose antidote promises fewer deaths but raises questions over who should carry it

Friday - 04/04/2014, 02:05pm EDT

SC woman gets 20 years in breast feeding overdose

SC woman sentenced to 20 years for killing her baby with morphine overdose in breast milk

Friday - 04/04/2014, 01:53pm EDT

Crimea side-effect: Addicts deprived of methadone

Crimean side-effect: Heroin addicts deprived of methadone because Russia bans it

Friday - 04/04/2014, 11:16am EDT

Stay granted for new Arizona abortion-drug rules

Appeals court grants preliminary injunction putting new Arizona abortion-drug rules on hold

Friday - 04/04/2014, 04:22am EDT

Ebola patients await death in Guinea wards

Ebola patients await death in Guinea isolation wards as health workers try to contain virus

Friday - 04/04/2014, 03:58am EDT

Deadline brings high interest for health insurance

Americans brave blizzards, long lines to beat deadline under national health insurance reforms

Friday - 04/04/2014, 03:58am EDT

Argument may have preceded deadly Fort Hood attack

Soldier who killed 3 at Fort Hood may have argued with others before opening fire on base

Friday - 04/04/2014, 02:36am EDT

Hundreds make World Trade Center tower climb

Hundreds make World Trade Center tower climb for cancer research foundation

Thursday - 04/03/2014, 09:42pm EDT

Nats' unsure on Zimmermann for home opener

Nationals unsure whether Jordan Zimmermann can start home opener Friday

Thursday - 04/03/2014, 09:00pm EDT

Myers out of lineup due to flu-like symptoms

Rays OF Wil Myers scratched from Thursday night's lineup because of flu-like symptoms

Thursday - 04/03/2014, 07:58pm EDT

Official: Mental health factor in Fort Hood attack

Army official: Unstable mental health believed to be an underlying cause in Fort Hood shooting

Thursday - 04/03/2014, 07:10pm EDT

Holder: US needs "balanced approach" on heroin

Holder: US needs different approach for heroin than crack, including education and treatment

Thursday - 04/03/2014, 04:50pm EDT

Obama signs bill temporarily fixing Medicare fees

Obama signs bill making temporary Medicare fix for doctors, avoiding sharp cuts in fees

Thursday - 04/03/2014, 04:30pm EDT

'Parenthood' star Burkholder sheds light on autism

'Parenthood' star Max Burkholder brings attention to trials of a family living with Asperger's

Thursday - 04/03/2014, 03:04pm EDT

Syrians adjust to life without limbs

Their bodies shattered by war, some Syrians adjust to new life with prosthesis

Thursday - 04/03/2014, 11:46am EDT

Medicare to release billing data for 880K doctors

Despite AMA opposition, Medicare to make available billing data for individual doctors

Thursday - 04/03/2014, 10:20am EDT

Health leaders on drug co. boards; a conflict?

Academic health leaders paid big bucks on industry boards; conflicts of interest, study asks?

Thursday - 04/03/2014, 05:50am EDT

Court says suit over frozen woman can proceed

Court says family can proceed with suit that claims LA hospital put woman in freezer alive

Wednesday - 04/02/2014, 10:20pm EDT

Autism may be tied to flawed prenatal brain growth

Autism may be linked to faulty prenatal brain growth in at least some kids, small study says

Friday - 03/28/2014, 07:10pm EDT

A timeline of MLB's drug-testing rules

A timeline of Major League Baseball's drug-testing rules

Friday - 03/28/2014, 06:01pm EDT

Millions could get extra time for health sign-ups

HHS grants extra time for special situations and applications started before March 31 deadline

Friday - 03/28/2014, 04:58pm EDT

4 cases of Ebola turn up in Guinea's capital

4 cases of Ebola reported in capital of Guinea as fears rise over outbreak of deadly virus

Friday - 03/28/2014, 02:48pm EDT

Q&A: How the health law penalty takes its bite

Health care Q&A: Finding a new health plan when the old 1 goes away

Friday - 03/28/2014, 10:30am EDT
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