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Health News

Guideline: Most healthy women can skip pelvic exam

Leading doctors' group says it's time to rethink routine pelvic exams for most healthy women

Tuesday - 07/01/2014, 07:28pm EDT

No sign of anthrax illness after CDC lab incident

CDC says no signs of anthrax illness weeks after lab safety incident; 33 can stop antibiotics

Tuesday - 07/01/2014, 05:00pm EDT

Johns Hopkins resumes talks with union over wages

Johns Hopkins Hospital resumes wage negotiations with labor union

Tuesday - 07/01/2014, 04:08pm EDT

White House: Court ruling risks women's health

White House: Court ruling on contraception coverage jeopardizes women's health

Tuesday - 07/01/2014, 03:00pm EDT

US justices to take up Maryland pregnancy case

US Supreme Court will hear case of Maryland UPS driver denied light duty when pregnant

Tuesday - 07/01/2014, 02:28pm EDT

Cuomo: Boost HIV tests, treatment to end epidemic

Cuomo says plan to boost HIV testing, treatment will end epidemic in New York state

Tuesday - 07/01/2014, 02:28pm EDT

$25 million settlement in NY veterans charity case

New York attorney general reaches $25 million settlement with veterans' charity, fundraisers

Tuesday - 07/01/2014, 02:20pm EDT

Justices to take up pregnancy discrimination case

Supreme Court will hear case of UPS driver who was denied light duty when pregnant

Tuesday - 07/01/2014, 01:00pm EDT

Report: 58 killed in hospitals in S.Sudan conflict

Aid group says 58 people have been killed in hospitals in South Sudan since December conflict

Tuesday - 07/01/2014, 12:39pm EDT

Studies question UN strategies to save mothers

UN and partners ask for more money to save mothers despite little proof the strategies work

Tuesday - 07/01/2014, 12:24pm EDT

Blood Bank of Delmarva looking for blood donors

Blood Bank of Delmarva issues call for blood donors

Tuesday - 07/01/2014, 10:20am EDT

Many challenges face ex-inmates living with HIV

Experts search for better ways to keep HIV-positive ex-inmates on meds they got while jailed

Tuesday - 07/01/2014, 07:34am EDT

Court: Religious rights trump birth control rule

Religious rights vs. contraception rule: Supreme Court says some employers can avoid coverage

Tuesday - 07/01/2014, 07:04am EDT

Reaction to Supreme Court birth control decision

Reaction to Supreme Court birth control decision

Tuesday - 07/01/2014, 04:33am EDT

Bluefield College dental project suspended

Bluefield College dental school plans suspended after county pulls out of agreement

Tuesday - 07/01/2014, 04:10am EDT

High court poised to decide birth-control dispute

Hobby Lobby's religious objection to covering contraceptives among last cases at Supreme Court

Tuesday - 07/01/2014, 02:30am EDT

Childhood vaccines again deemed generally safe

Research again finds childhood vaccines are generally safe, serious side effects rare

Tuesday - 07/01/2014, 01:10am EDT

5 things to know about Washington legal pot sales

5 things to know about the start of legal marijuana sales in Washington state

Monday - 06/30/2014, 10:00pm EDT

Ebola cases rise in Africa as doctors sound alarm

Doctors without Borders sounds alarm as more Ebola cases appear in West Africa

Tuesday - 06/24/2014, 04:10pm EDT

Courts fight heroin scourge with drug injections

Fighting needles with needles: US courts are turning to drug injections to end heroin scourge

Tuesday - 06/24/2014, 03:50pm EDT

Giants fan's life expectancy issue at civil trial

Life expectancy of beaten Giants fan becomes issue at civil trial in Los Angeles

Tuesday - 06/24/2014, 03:39pm EDT

Attorney: Nuns not asked to care for dying priest

Attorney: Nuns haven't been asked or agreed to caring for dying priest guilty of killing nun

Tuesday - 06/24/2014, 03:21pm EDT

FDA extending comment period on e-cigarette rules

FDA extending comment period on proposed electronic cigarette, other tobacco regulations

Tuesday - 06/24/2014, 02:40pm EDT

French court rules to end care for comatose man

French court rules doctors can stop treating man left comatose after car accident

Tuesday - 06/24/2014, 12:30pm EDT

Congresswoman proposes e-cigarette regulations

California lawmaker wants to extend tobacco regulations to e-cigarettes, citing danger to kids

Tuesday - 06/24/2014, 12:20pm EDT

Va. department, Walgreens to offer free HIV tests

Virginia Department of Health, Walgreens team up to offer free HIV tests

Tuesday - 06/24/2014, 12:10pm EDT
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