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Health News

CDC: Men who shack up less likely to get checkups

Study: Fewer men living with women get medical checkups than single or married guys

Saturday - 06/14/2014, 03:24pm EDT

House considers bill to waive school meal rules

House considers GOP bill that would allow schools to waive school meal rules

Saturday - 06/14/2014, 10:10am EDT

VA: Wait times in audit had some caveats

Long waits for VA care are real, but latest estimates on delays may have been inflated

Friday - 06/13/2014, 10:27pm EDT

A Broadway cancer survivor mentors young singers

Boadway cancer survivor Valisia LeKae mentors young singers who have battled illness

Friday - 06/13/2014, 04:59pm EDT

Survey: Va. youth smoking rates decline

Va. health officials: State youth smoking rates plummet to all-time low in latest survey

Friday - 06/13/2014, 04:26pm EDT

Iowa Supreme Court tosses conviction in HIV case

Iowa Supreme Court overturns man's HIV transmission conviction, returns case to district court

Friday - 06/13/2014, 02:22pm EDT

Chia powder linked to salmonella illnesses

CDC warns of salmonella outbreak linked to chia powder, 21 ill in 12 states

Friday - 06/13/2014, 01:40pm EDT

DC Council wants expanded medical marijuana access

DC Council pushing for expanded access to medical marijuana

Friday - 06/13/2014, 07:20am EDT

White House says Obama in excellent health

White House medical report says Obama in excellent health, should remain so while in office

Friday - 06/13/2014, 03:24am EDT

US Rep. Nunnelee's speech hurt from brain surgery

Brain surgery leaves Mississippi US Rep. Nunnelee with at least temporary speech difficulties

Friday - 06/13/2014, 02:10am EDT

5-city study: Many arrested men test drug-positive

Study in 5 cities finds majority of arrested men test positive for drugs

Thursday - 06/12/2014, 11:20pm EDT

Federal views diverge on proper use of painkillers

Medical debate over painkiller prescribing reflected in federal agency dialogue

Thursday - 06/12/2014, 07:30pm EDT

Orcas do worst in captivity, sea lions do better

AP analysis: Dolphins, sea lions do OK in captivity, killer whales fare worse

Thursday - 06/12/2014, 04:50pm EDT

Study: Red meat possibly linked to breast cancer

Study suggests red meat tied to breast cancer but not all experts convinced

Thursday - 06/12/2014, 04:38pm EDT

Perry discusses view of homosexuality

Texas' Perry makes refers to alcoholism to explain view of homosexuality

Thursday - 06/12/2014, 04:30pm EDT

Nebraska company cited for safety violations

Nebraska company cited for worker safety, health violations; deemed a 'serious violator'

Thursday - 06/12/2014, 03:28pm EDT

Md. judge rules in ballots-for-the-blind lawsuit

Md. judge won't require online absentee ballots for visually impaired in June primary

Thursday - 06/12/2014, 02:17pm EDT

Md. county aims to upgrade mental health services

Howard County, Md., aims to improve mental health services following shooting at Columbia mall

Thursday - 06/12/2014, 11:20am EDT

Sierra Leone declares Ebola emergency in district

Sierra Leone declares health emergency from Ebola outbreak in Kailahun district

Thursday - 06/12/2014, 10:10am EDT

Long waits at the VA for mental health care

Long waits persist for vets seeking mental health care at VA medical centers

Thursday - 06/12/2014, 10:02am EDT

Pentagon: Bergdahl's health improving daily

Pentagon: Bergdahl's health improving daily but no timeline set for his return to US

Thursday - 06/05/2014, 08:56pm EDT

Quebec adopts right-to-die legislation

Quebec national assembly adopts right-to-die legislation

Thursday - 06/05/2014, 08:50pm EDT

US Rep. Nunnelee says he will have brain surgery

Republican US Rep. Nunnelee of Mississippi says he will have brain surgery to remove mass

Thursday - 06/05/2014, 08:40pm EDT

Treatment center accepts jailed transgender teen

Official: Treatment center accepts Connecticut transgender teen detained in prison

Thursday - 06/05/2014, 06:10pm EDT

Navy considers banning tobacco sales on bases

Navy considers banning tobacco sales on bases; some in Congress push back

Thursday - 06/05/2014, 05:06pm EDT

Missouri will audit Walgreen stores for 3 years

Missouri attorney general says Walgreen agreement calls for random store checks for 3 years

Thursday - 06/05/2014, 02:58pm EDT

Second wave of former players join NFL lawsuit

Lawsuit amended to add 250 more former players, including Marcellus Wiley

Thursday - 06/05/2014, 02:01pm EDT
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