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FDA to scrutinize unproven alternative remedies

FDA seeks new information on safety, efficacy of unproven homeopathic remedies

Monday - 03/30/2015, 03:00pm EDT

Alcoholism, violence and neglect: life as George Best's son

10 years after George Best's death, son reveals extent of alcoholism and rage, angering family

Monday - 03/30/2015, 02:04pm EDT

Va. man gets 18 months in HIV case involving 2 Md. women

Virginia man sentenced to 18 months in HIV exposure case involving 2 Maryland women

Monday - 03/30/2015, 01:00pm EDT

American who caught Ebola improves to fair condition

American worker who contracted Ebola in Africa improves, now in fair condition at US hospital

Monday - 03/30/2015, 12:29pm EDT

3 West African countries increase fight to end Ebola

3 West African countries ramp up efforts to end Ebola outbreak

Monday - 03/30/2015, 11:26am EDT

New restrictions on abortion could pass Florida Legislature

Florida Legislature considers new abortion restrictions, including waiting period

Monday - 03/30/2015, 08:50am EDT

Morocco confronts abortion taboo with proposed reform

Morocco's plans to reform law on abortion could set example for North Africa

Monday - 03/30/2015, 06:54am EDT

Pelosi irks some allies over bipartisan bill with Boehner

House Democratic leader risks abortion lobby's ire by crafting bipartisan deal with Boehner

Monday - 03/30/2015, 04:20am EDT

Price tag of bipartisan bill averting Medicare doc fee cuts

Congressional Budget Office's cost estimates of bipartisan bill averting Medicare doc fee cuts

Monday - 03/30/2015, 04:20am EDT

Boston officer improving after surgery to remove bullet

Boston police: Officer shot in face by suspect is improving after surgery to remove bullet

Monday - 03/30/2015, 01:16am EDT

NASCAR driver Kyle Larson ruled out of Sprint Cup race

NASCAR driver Kyle Larson ruled out of Sunday's Sprint Cup race at Martinsville after fainting

Sunday - 03/29/2015, 07:34pm EDT

American regional English dictionary running low on money

Dictionary that tracks US regional differences in English usage running low on money

Sunday - 03/29/2015, 06:34pm EDT

Answers to common questions about HIV, needles and drug use

Answers to common questions about HIV, needles and drug use

Sunday - 03/29/2015, 02:48pm EDT

Sierra Leoneans to stay home in final push to stop Ebola

Sierra Leone's 6 million people told to stay home for 3 days in final push to stop Ebola

Sunday - 03/29/2015, 02:58am EDT

Indiana governor overrides law to authorize needle exchange

Indiana governor overrides law and his own policies to authorize needle exchange to combat HIV

Sunday - 03/29/2015, 02:58am EDT

Bird flu found in a top Minnesota turkey producing county

Minnesota bird flu outbreak spreads to a top poultry producing county, alarming industry

Saturday - 03/28/2015, 07:40pm EDT

Ken Burns unravels the mysteries of cancer in PBS film

Ken Burns unravels the mysteries of cancer in six-hour PBS film

Saturday - 03/28/2015, 11:32am EDT

Guinea deploys police as Sierra Leoneans flee Ebola lockdown

Guinea deploys police as Sierra Leoneans cross border while fleeing Ebola lockdown

Saturday - 03/28/2015, 11:30am EDT

Co-pilot appeared healthy, but may have hidden illness

Co-pilot appeared healthy, but may have hidden illness, torn-up sick notes for day of crash

Saturday - 03/28/2015, 06:10am EDT

Listeria traced to 2nd Blue Bell ice cream production plant

Listeria that contributed to 3 deaths traced to 2nd production plant for Blue Bell ice cream

Wednesday - 03/25/2015, 11:00am EDT

'Mad Men' star Hamm has treatment for alcohol addiction

'Mad Men' star Jon Hamm undergoes alcohol addiction treatment, actor's spokeswoman says

Wednesday - 03/25/2015, 10:56am EDT

3 organic food companies recall products over listeria fears

3 organic food companies recall spinach products over listeria fears

Wednesday - 03/25/2015, 07:10am EDT

Angelina Jolie undergoes further preventive surgery

Angelina Jolie undergoes further preventive surgery to reduce cancer risk

Wednesday - 03/25/2015, 05:10am EDT

Lawmaker questions maker of scopes tied to 'superbug' issues

Pressure rises on maker of scopes tied to 'superbug' outbreaks as lawmaker seeks information

Wednesday - 03/25/2015, 04:40am EDT

Cruz eyes insurance via Obamacare, a law he vows to scrap

Obamacare critic Ted Cruz could buy health care for family through law he vows to scrap

Wednesday - 03/25/2015, 03:56am EDT

AP Exclusive: GOP hits Medicaid to offset doc fee hikes

AP Exclusive: House GOP budget cuts more into law-income health program to benefit Medicare

Wednesday - 03/25/2015, 03:30am EDT

High nursing home bills squeeze insurers, driving rates up

High nursing home bills hit insurers; more scale back long-term care policies or push rates up

Tuesday - 03/24/2015, 09:28pm EDT

Farmers fund research to breed gluten-free wheat

Early research aimed at breeding gluten-free wheat variety; funded by Kansas farmers

Tuesday - 03/24/2015, 08:42pm EDT

Highlights of bipartisan House plan on Medicare doctor fees

Highlights of bipartisan House compromise permanently shielding doctors from Medicare cuts

Tuesday - 03/24/2015, 08:38pm EDT

In rare deal, Boehner, Pelosi tout wins for seniors, doctors

With rare Medicare deal, Boehner, Pelosi brag over helping seniors, doctors, kids and budget

Tuesday - 03/24/2015, 06:57pm EDT

A glance at some insurers wrestling with nursing-home bills

A glance at some of the insurers wrestling with nursing-home bills

Tuesday - 03/24/2015, 06:50pm EDT

As patients face death, doctors push straight talk on care

HEALTHBEAT: New push for straight talk between doctors, patients about end-of-life care

Tuesday - 03/24/2015, 05:40pm EDT

On 5th anniversary of health care law, no end to debate

Then and Now: Health care debate still roils politics 5 years after Obama signed his overhaul

Tuesday - 03/24/2015, 05:06pm EDT

Senate OKs artificial insemination bill for same-sex couples

Md. Senate OKs artificial insemination bill to end discrimination against same-sex couples

Tuesday - 03/24/2015, 04:38pm EDT

Reptile roundup: Arrest warrant leads to reptile seizure

Reptile roundup: Delaware arrest warrant leads to seizure of guns, drugs and lizards

Tuesday - 03/24/2015, 03:30pm EDT
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