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Health News

Dayton denies telling mother to buy pot on street

Minnesota governor denies suggested mom of sick child to buy marijuana off the street

Friday - 03/28/2014, 07:50pm EDT

White House plan targets methane emissions

White House targets methane leaks in oil and gas drilling in effort aimed at greenhouse gases

Friday - 03/28/2014, 07:40pm 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

Testers say federal health care website runs slow

As sign-up deadline looms, testers say HealthCare.gov runs slow compared with industry

Friday - 03/28/2014, 10:08am EDT

25 drug companies to phase out animal antibiotics

FDA says 25 drug companies will voluntarily phase out use of antibiotics for animal growth

Friday - 03/28/2014, 08:34am EDT

Probe: Errors let autistic boy slip from NY school

Report on NY autistic boy found dead shows many errors but recommends no specific actions

Thursday - 03/27/2014, 08:49pm EDT

UNC's Hatchell: return at Final Four 'very doable'

North Carolina's Hatchell: returning from leukemia treatment at Final Four 'very doable'

Thursday - 03/27/2014, 06:22pm EDT

FDA advisers back Exact Sciences colon cancer test

FDA advisers unanimously back Cologuard, a DNA test for colon cancer from Exact Sciences

Thursday - 03/27/2014, 06:00pm EDT

5 Senate Dems back easing small business mandate

5 Senate Democrats in group calling for easing health care law's small business mandate

Thursday - 03/27/2014, 06:00pm EDT

Florida overcomes GOP barriers to enroll uninsured

Despite GOP obstacles, Florida's health insurance enrollment abound

Thursday - 03/27/2014, 05:58pm EDT

House approves bill to stop cut to Medicare docs

House approves bill to prevent Medicare docs fee cut as Monday deadline looms

Thursday - 03/27/2014, 05:15pm EDT

Gay couples find uneven access to health insurance

Same-sex couples searching for family health insurance find mixed results under federal law

Thursday - 03/27/2014, 05:04pm EDT

Coroner: Berezovsky death remains unexplained

Coroner: Not enough evidence to conclude whether Berezovsky was killed or committed suicide

Thursday - 03/27/2014, 03:13pm EDT

CONCACAF says Sanz will be treated for leukemia

CONCACAF says secretary general Enrique Sanz will be treated for leukemia

Thursday - 03/27/2014, 02:18pm EDT

Senate poised to vote on medical marijuana bill

Senate poised to vote on medical marijuana bill; next step is to reconcile with House version

Thursday - 03/27/2014, 11:50am EDT

Hospital infections less common, new report says

US hospital infections less common than previously thought, says new government estimate

Thursday - 03/27/2014, 11:10am EDT

Health law birth control coverage before justices

Supreme Court considers corporate religious objections to health law's birth control coverage

Monday - 03/24/2014, 10:32pm EDT

Royce White fighting for NBA spot, mental health

Former 1st-round pick Royce White fighting for NBA spot, mental health with Sacramento Kings

Monday - 03/24/2014, 07:36pm EDT

Montana murder case suspect seeks to avoid trial

Defendant in oil patch murder seeks to avoid trial due to mental disability

Monday - 03/24/2014, 07:34pm EDT

UN: Haiti has more cholera than any other nation

UN: Haiti has the worst cholera outbreak in the world, but spread and fatality rate are down

Monday - 03/24/2014, 06:58pm EDT

California doctors speed up Valley fever diagnosis

California doctors have found new way to diagnose Valley fever through DNA testing

Monday - 03/24/2014, 02:40pm EDT

Obese Texas girl who had tumor has surgery in Ohio

12-year-old Texas girl with medically induced obesity has weight-loss surgery at Ohio hospital

Monday - 03/24/2014, 12:00pm EDT

Rep: Bronchitis sidelines Gregg Allman for shows

Rep says Gregg Allman has missed shows due to bronchitis but plans to return next week

Monday - 03/24/2014, 08:04am EDT

With health law, workers ponder the I-Quit option

With new access to health insurance, some workers weigh the tempting 'I Quit' option

Monday - 03/24/2014, 05:20am EDT

Pilots' mental health a concern amid jet mystery

Disappearance of Malaysia Airlines jet stirs concern about screening for pilots' mental health

Monday - 03/24/2014, 04:56am EDT

For kids of bankrupt Detroit, challenges abound

'A difficult place to be a child' _ challenges abound, yet hopes run high for Detroit's youth

Monday - 03/24/2014, 04:33am EDT

US Treasury Secretary Lew to undergo surgery

US Treasury announces Secretary Lew to undergo outpatient surgery to treat enlarged prostate

Monday - 03/24/2014, 04:08am EDT

U.Va. to hold memorial service for Richard Edlich

U.Va. to hold memorial service for Richard Edlich, founder of Burn and Wound Healing Center

Monday - 03/24/2014, 03:10am EDT

Q&A: Can't afford health plan, will I be fined?

Health care Q&A: Jobless and unable to afford health insurance, will I be fined?

Monday - 03/24/2014, 02:18am EDT

Hamlin scratched at Fontana with sinus infection

Denny Hamlin won't race at Fontana due to a sinus infection; Sam Hornish Jr. replaces him

Monday - 03/24/2014, 12:01am EDT

Oklahoma City manager DeFrancesco has cancer

Oklahoma City RedHawks manager DeFrancesco has cancer; takes leave from team for treatment

Sunday - 03/23/2014, 08:00pm EDT

Ebola detected in Guinea victims, 50 dead

Ebola detected among Guinea fever victims, government says more than 50 dead

Sunday - 03/23/2014, 06:40pm EDT

Minnesota company recalls several food products

Sunday - 03/23/2014, 05:30pm EDT

New U.Va. building to house all pediatric care

New U.Va. building to house all of medical center's pediatric care, June 14 ribbon cutting set

Sunday - 03/23/2014, 02:10pm EDT

Report: Labor in tub OK but water births unproven

Report to OB/GYNs: Warm tub helps labor pain but questions about risks, benefit of water birth

Sunday - 03/23/2014, 12:20pm EDT
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