4:11 pm, January 31, 2015

Health News

Virginia Senate panel OKs marijuana derivatives for epilepsy

Virginia Senate committee OKs legalizing marijuana derivatives for treating epilepsy

Thursday - 01/29/2015, 12:28pm EST

Measles outbreak with Disney park origins grows to 95 cases

Measles outbreak with origins at California Disney parks grows to 95 cases in US, Mexico

Thursday - 01/29/2015, 06:50am EST

VA to create unified framework with 5 service regions

VA says far-flung agency to be streamlined with 5 regions for all services

Thursday - 01/29/2015, 06:28am EST

UN seeking $3.1 billion to help children at risk

UN seeks $3.1 billion to help 62 million children at risk in humanitarian crises worldwide

Thursday - 01/29/2015, 05:50am EST

Litvinenko inquiry: Post-mortem was most dangerous ever

Pathologist tells Litvinenko inquiry that radiation made autopsy the most hazardous ever

Thursday - 01/29/2015, 05:02am EST

Hard search for less invasive brain surgery leads to eyelid

Difficult search for less invasive treatments leads patients to brain surgery through eyelid

Thursday - 01/29/2015, 03:42am EST

Bernie Mac widow drops malpractice lawsuit against doctor

Bernie Mac widow drops malpractice lawsuit against doctor who treated husband's sarcoidosis

Wednesday - 01/28/2015, 10:00pm EST

Millions of GMO insects could be released in Florida Keys

FDA mulls releasing genetically modified mosquitoes to fight growing threat of viral diseases

Wednesday - 01/28/2015, 09:40pm EST

Things to know about potential e-cigarette health concerns

Things to know about potential e-cigarette health concerns

Wednesday - 01/28/2015, 09:00pm EST

Brown University's founding dean of medicine dies at 92

Brown University's founding dean of medicine, neuropathologist Dr. Stanley Aronson, dies at 92

Wednesday - 01/28/2015, 08:40pm EST

County suspends home purchase program over lava concerns

Hawaii County suspends home purchase, auction program over lava concerns

Wednesday - 01/28/2015, 07:28pm EST

FDA issues new requirements to improve defibrillator safety

FDA sets stricter requirements for heart-zapping defibrillators after years of recalls

Wednesday - 01/28/2015, 06:40pm EST

Finding available options when diagnosis calls for surgery

Tips for searching for available options when doctor recommends major surgery

Wednesday - 01/28/2015, 06:20pm EST

Panel unanimously OKs bill easing employee health care count

Senate panel unanimously OKs bill letting employers exempt vets from sparking health coverage

Wednesday - 01/28/2015, 05:48pm EST

TV star's plastic surgery disaster tests Brazil

TV star's plastic surgery disaster puts quest for beauty to test in Brazil

Wednesday - 01/28/2015, 05:44pm EST

Correction: Earns-Amgen story

Correction: Earns-Amgen story

Wednesday - 01/28/2015, 04:48pm EST

Medical pot only OK for sick kids failed by other drugs: MDs

Sick kids should only get medical marijuana when other treatments fail, pediatrics group says

Wednesday - 01/28/2015, 04:30pm EST

NTSB releases report on fatal West Tenn. helicopter crash

NTSB: Helicopter pilot lost control during climb, likely causing crash that killed 3 in Tenn.

Wednesday - 01/28/2015, 02:20pm EST

Man dies from heart attack before pro-am in Dubai

Member of club hosting Dubai Desert Classic dies after cardiac arrest before pro-am

Wednesday - 01/28/2015, 12:00pm EST

Snails slither into spa scene in Thailand and around world

Leaving trails of purportedly beneficial slime wherever they go, snails emerge on beauty scene

Wednesday - 01/28/2015, 09:50am EST
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