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Health News

Pesticide drift is persistent problem for farmers

Pesticide drift from conventional farms is a persistent problem for organic and small farms

Monday - 09/08/2014, 10:38am EDT

NIH finds old ricin, other forgotten germs in labs

NIH finds and destroys old container of ricin, other forgotten pathogens in search of labs

Monday - 09/08/2014, 10:00am EDT

WHO: Use survivors' blood to treat Ebola patients

WHO: Blood from survivors should be used to treat Ebola patients, 2 promising vaccines found

Monday - 09/08/2014, 09:30am EDT

Iran's supreme leader undergoes prostate surgery

Iran's top leader in hospital after prostate surgery, state media say operation successful

Monday - 09/08/2014, 08:50am EDT

Nebraska doctors say Ebola patient making progress

Nebraska doctors treating American Ebola patient say he is making progress, remains very tired

Monday - 09/08/2014, 08:22am EDT

Democrats borrow a GOP idea on health care costs

States would take the lead in controlling health care costs under plan unveiled by Democrats

Monday - 09/08/2014, 07:50am EDT

Boy in Spain with brain tumor being readied to fly

British boy ill with brain tumor being readied to fly from Spain to Czech Republic

Monday - 09/08/2014, 04:08am EDT

Lawmaker to hold health care town hall in Norfolk

Lawmaker to hold town hall in Norfolk on expanding health care coverage in state

Monday - 09/08/2014, 03:10am EDT

White House asks for $30M for CDC's Ebola efforts

As Congress considers stopgap spending bill, White House seeks $30M for CDC's Ebola efforts

Monday - 09/08/2014, 01:50am EDT

FDA OKs Merck drug, 1st in new cancer drug class

FDA OKs Merck melanoma drug, 1st in new class of cancer drugs with big advantages over chemo

Sunday - 09/07/2014, 07:24pm EDT

Wife, son of Ebola patient visit Nebraska center

Wife, son of US doctor infected with Ebola visit Nebraska Medical center

Sunday - 09/07/2014, 07:04pm EDT

Bengals LB Burfict leaves with head injury

Bengals Pro Bowl LB Burfict leaves game vs Ravens with head injury

Sunday - 09/07/2014, 04:10pm EDT

Sierra Leone to have lockdown amid Ebola crisis

Sierra Leone to put entire country in 3-day lockdown amid Ebola crisis, some criticize measure

Sunday - 09/07/2014, 02:10pm EDT

Could the blood of Ebola survivors help patients?

To fight Ebola in West Africa, some experts suggest an untested treatment: blood of survivors

Sunday - 09/07/2014, 01:10pm EDT

Mom imprisoned for giving abortion pills to teen

Pennsylvania woman sent to prison for giving teen daughter pills to induce abortion

Sunday - 09/07/2014, 10:20am EDT

China kills nearly 5,000 dogs to control rabies

China kills nearly 5,000 dogs to control rabies after 5 human deaths

Sunday - 09/07/2014, 08:00am EDT

Chicago hospital trains Navy doctors for battle

For war-zone medical training, Navy sends doctors, nurses and medics to Chicago hospital

Sunday - 09/07/2014, 12:24am EDT

Zeal, devotion guides volunteers to Ebola crisis

Experienced health care volunteers key to stopping spread of disease that's taken 1,900 lives

Sunday - 09/07/2014, 12:16am EDT

US doctor infected with Ebola in stable condition

Nebraska medical staff: US Doctor who caught Ebola in Liberia is sick but in stable condition

Saturday - 09/06/2014, 11:14pm EDT

Texas center has bone surgery in left leg

Texas center McGee-Stafford has surgery to reinforce tibia in left leg

Saturday - 09/06/2014, 06:30pm EDT
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