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Health News

Amid bird flu outbreak, turkey farmers increase security

As bird flu outbreak hits more farms in top US turkey state, producers tighten biosecurity

Monday - 03/30/2015, 07:27pm EDT

Woman's appeal for kidney donor on car window pays off

Maine woman's appeal for a kidney donor in rear window of car pays off; stranger steps forward

Monday - 03/30/2015, 03:59pm EDT

UK judge: Suspect in Litvinenko death can testify at inquiry

British judge says suspect in poisoning of ex-Russian spy Litvinenko can testify at inquiry

Monday - 03/30/2015, 03:19pm EDT

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

FDA approves new drug for anthrax poisoning

New drug Anthrasil approved for people exposed to inhaled anthrax

Wednesday - 03/25/2015, 12:20pm EDT

Neil Alexander, Live Like Lou founder, dead of ALS at 49

Neil Alexander, financial planner who formed Live Like Lou to fight disease, dead of ALS at 49

Wednesday - 03/25/2015, 12:10pm EDT

VA says it will relax 40-mile rule for private medical care

VA says it is relaxing rule that impedes vets' ability to get private medical care

Wednesday - 03/25/2015, 11:56am EDT

CDC: Uninsured drop by 11M since passage of Obama's law

Uninsured drop by 11.4 million since 2010, when Obama signed health overhaul, CDC reports

Wednesday - 03/25/2015, 11:18am 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
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