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Health News

FDA drug approvals reached 18-year high in 2014

FDA drug approvals hit highest level since 1996 on record-number of specialty drugs

Friday - 01/02/2015, 11:50am EST

Top UK doctor: Ebola screening should be improved

Britain's medical chief: Screening will be reviewed after nurse with Ebola was cleared to fly

Friday - 01/02/2015, 11:14am EST

World Health Organization reports 7,905 Ebola deaths

World Health Organization says number of reported Ebola deaths has risen to 7,905

Friday - 01/02/2015, 09:38am EST

First Ebola victim may have been infected by bats

Study concludes first Ebola victim likely infected playing in hollow tree with infected bats

Friday - 01/02/2015, 07:52am EST

Researchers: IMF policies hindered Ebola response

Researchers: IMF policies favoring debt repayment over health spending hindered Ebola response

Friday - 01/02/2015, 04:40am EST

Testing anti-drinking drug with help of a fake bar

HEALTHBEAT: In a lab that looks like a bar, researchers hunt new ways to curb heavy drinking

Friday - 01/02/2015, 03:26am EST

2 male porn performers test positive for HIV

2 male porn performers test positive for HIV; 1 likely infected other during film shoot

Wednesday - 12/31/2014, 06:00pm EST

Malaria killing thousands more than Ebola in West Africa

Ebola in West Africa has hampered fight against malaria, which is killing thousands

Wednesday - 12/31/2014, 04:54pm EST

Cardinal George drops out of cancer clinical trial

Chicago's retired Cardinal Francis George drops out of clinical trial for cancer treatment

Wednesday - 12/31/2014, 01:40pm EST

Md. girl with cerebral palsy makes cancer ribbons

Maryland girl with cerebral palsy raises funds for children with cancer by making ribbons

Wednesday - 12/31/2014, 09:10am EST

Ebola patient in Britain transferred to London

British health worker with Ebola transferred to specialist unit at London hospital

Wednesday - 12/31/2014, 03:40am EST

Hong Kong destroys poultry from China after bird flu found

Hong Kong destroys poultry from China, suspends imports after bird flu found at market

Wednesday - 12/31/2014, 01:20am EST

Report: 4 million actively enroll in health plans

Report shows more than 4M sign up or reenroll in marketplace health plans in 1st month

Tuesday - 12/30/2014, 10:20pm EST

Md. doc's license revoked for assisting 6 suicides

Baltimore doc's license revoked for 6 assisted suicides; argued he wasn't practicing medicine

Tuesday - 12/30/2014, 06:25pm EST

Pregnant woman taken off life support in Ireland

Pregnant woman taken off life support in Ireland after court rules fetus can't survive

Tuesday - 12/30/2014, 02:16pm EST

Alert issued after likely HIV porn set infection

'Strong evidence' of HIV transmission on porn set leads California officials to issue alert

Tuesday - 12/30/2014, 02:10pm EST

The sports stories we want to remember from 2014

It wasn't all bad: From Meb to Mo'ne, stories that made us feel good about sports in 2014

Tuesday - 12/30/2014, 01:19pm EST

Liberia reports dozens of new Ebola cases on border

Liberia reports dozens of new Ebola cases along border with Sierra Leone

Tuesday - 12/30/2014, 10:10am EST

British patient being treated for Ebola

Health care worker diagnosed with Ebola after returning to the UK from Sierra Leone

Tuesday - 12/30/2014, 03:12am EST

Correction: Obit-Supercentenarian Researcher story

Correction: Obit-Supercentenarian Researcher story

Monday - 12/29/2014, 07:40pm EST
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