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Health News

Va. health officials report 2 flu deaths

Health officials report 2 preschool-age children die of flu in eastern Virginia

Monday - 12/22/2014, 04:50pm EST

Express Scripts turns to AbbVie in huge hepatitis C deal

Express Scripts to shift coverage away from pricey hepatitis C drugs like Sovaldi

Monday - 12/22/2014, 04:48pm EST

W.Va eye doctor's art exhibit appeals to the touch

Yes, you can touch: Eye doctor's art exhibit include 3-D models, using hands is encouraged

Monday - 12/22/2014, 04:09pm EST

Good news from Tom Brokaw: His cancer is in remission

NBC News veteran Tom Brokaw has 'very encouraging' report: His cancer is now in remission

Monday - 12/22/2014, 04:00pm EST

LGBT baby boomers face tough retirement hurdles

Un-Golden Years: Gay baby boomer retirees face worse financial hurdles than straight peers

Monday - 12/22/2014, 03:35pm EST

Mindfulness helps teens cope with stress, anxiety

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

Monday - 12/22/2014, 03:26pm EST

Debt and hunger at birthplace of Ebola in Guinea

At birthplace of Ebola in Guinea, villagers struggling with debt, stigma, hunger and anger

Monday - 12/22/2014, 03:23pm EST

'Guardian angel,' community join to give man home

Faced with loss of 'guardian angel,' mentally challenged man defies expectations _ with help

Monday - 12/22/2014, 03:10pm EST

Court heaps grief on vaccine victims, makes them wait years

Obscure 'vaccine court' promised hope, but those injured by shots often fight years for help

Monday - 12/22/2014, 03:10pm EST

UN chief urges better early warning of next disease outbreak

UN chief urges better early warning of next disease outbreak after visit to Ebola-hit nations

Monday - 12/22/2014, 03:00pm EST

Appeals court nixes NC abortion ultrasound law

Federal appeals court strikes down North Carolina ultrasound mandate for abortions

Monday - 12/22/2014, 02:00pm EST

Penguins being tested for mumps

Penguins goaltender Greiss, forwards Sutter and Downie being tested for mumps

Monday - 12/22/2014, 02:00pm EST

Correction: Marijuana Research story

Correction: Marijuana Research story

Monday - 12/22/2014, 12:30pm EST

Spokesman: Ali improving from case of pneumonia

Spokesman: Muhammad Ali's condition 'vastly improved' from bout with mild case of pneumonia

Monday - 12/22/2014, 12:30pm EST

Irish face new abortion row over brain-dead woman

Ireland confronts its abortion ban again as brain-dead pregnant woman kept on life support

Monday - 12/22/2014, 10:18am EST

European court rules obesity can be a disability

European court rules obesity can be a disability; decision could have vast implications

Monday - 12/22/2014, 10:18am EST

Valley Health limits visitor hours due to influenza increase

Valley Health limits visitor hours at facilities in Va., W.Va., due to influenza increase

Monday - 12/22/2014, 08:10am EST

China punishes hospital for operating room photos

China punishes hospital officials after public outrage over operating room photos

Monday - 12/22/2014, 07:40am EST

Forgotten asbestos mine sickens Indian villagers

Indian asbestos mines, abandoned decades ago, still sickening villagers and ignored by gov't

Monday - 12/22/2014, 05:20am EST

Cambodian villagers angry over HIV outbreak

Cambodian leader urges villagers not to lynch unlicensed doctor suspected of spreading HIV

Monday - 12/22/2014, 05:10am EST

Can identifying mental illness stop terror attacks?

Authorities look for mental health clues in fight to stop 'lone wolf' attackers

Tuesday - 12/16/2014, 02:14am EST
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