7:51 am, December 22, 2014

Health News

Report: 17 percent drop in hospital patient harm

Federal report finds 17 percent decline in preventable harm to hospital patients

Wednesday - 12/03/2014, 01:20pm EST

South African AIDS group says treatment stalling

South African AIDS awareness group says treatment is stalling despite free drugs

Wednesday - 12/03/2014, 12:44pm EST

Attorneys: Condemned killer in Texas is delusional

Attorneys ask US Supreme Court to halt execution of Texas inmate they say is delusional

Wednesday - 12/03/2014, 12:06pm EST

Ethiopia tests thousands for HIV in record attempt

Ethiopian officials test more than 3,300 for HIV in 1 day in bid to break world record

Wednesday - 12/03/2014, 11:40am EST

2 doctors say hospital needs more volunteers

Medical missionary group sending 2 doctors to Liberian hospital; more help still needed

Wednesday - 12/03/2014, 11:20am EST

Cyprus president's heart surgery is successful

Official: Cyprus president's heart surgery in the US is successful, condition stable

Wednesday - 12/03/2014, 10:50am EST

WHO will miss Ebola targets it set for Dec 1

WHO will miss Ebola targets, had set Dec 1 to isolate 70 percent of patients

Wednesday - 12/03/2014, 10:30am EST

Study: Too many infants still sleep with blankets

Too many US infants still sleep with blankets or other unsafe bedding, government study says

Wednesday - 12/03/2014, 10:02am EST

Indian women at risk in mental institutions

Women, girls are at risk in India's mental institutions, Human Rights Watch says

Wednesday - 12/03/2014, 04:56am EST

Ebola response too slow: Doctors Without Borders

Ebola response too slow, warns medical group, as World Bank lowers growth forecasts

Wednesday - 12/03/2014, 04:20am EST

Experts: $130M NYC jail plan admirable, difficult

Experts call $130M overhaul of NYC jails for the mentally ill, addicted laudable but difficult

Tuesday - 12/02/2014, 11:50pm EST

Federal lab to examine birds believed poisoned

Federal lab to examine bird carcasses after up to 40 crows believed poisoned in Oregon parks

Tuesday - 12/02/2014, 10:50pm EST

Family of Mexican boy fighting tumor to stay in US

Parents of Mexican boy recovering after huge tumor removed get extended stay in US

Tuesday - 12/02/2014, 09:40pm EST

Mindfulness helps teens cope with stress, anxiety

Mindfulness class at Portland school helps teens cope with stress, anger, negative self-talk

Tuesday - 12/02/2014, 09:26pm EST

Review: Julianne Moore is exquisite in 'Alice'

Film review: Julianne Moore is exquisite, heartbreaking as Alzheimer's patient in 'Alice'

Tuesday - 12/02/2014, 09:02pm EST

NBC News' Snyderman to return to air

NBC medical reporter Snyderman returning to air after Ebola quarantine violation

Tuesday - 12/02/2014, 07:32pm EST

Wife sentenced for tainting IV of husband

Retired Arizona nurse accused of tainting husband's intravenous line gets 1 year in jail

Tuesday - 12/02/2014, 07:00pm EST

FDA panel wary of lifting ban on gay blood donors

Despite support from medical groups, FDA advisers cautious of ending ban on gay blood donors

Tuesday - 12/02/2014, 06:29pm EST

Ebola monitoring ends for 114 NYC health workers

Active monitoring period ends for 114 health workers who cared for NYC Ebola patient

Tuesday - 12/02/2014, 05:30pm EST

Mayor: $130M to revamp NYC jails for mentally ill

NYC mayor pledges $130M to divert mentally ill, addicted suspects to treatment instead of jail

Tuesday - 12/02/2014, 04:46pm EST
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