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Health News

Hall of Famer Kareem Abdul-Jabbar has bypass surgery

Basketball Hall of Famer Kareem Abdul-Jabbar undergoes quadruple bypass surgery

Friday - 04/17/2015, 05:08pm EDT

5-year-old namesake grandson of Jerry Tarkanian has stroke

5-year-old namesake grandson of famed UNLV basketball coach Jerry Tarkanian suffers stroke

Friday - 04/17/2015, 04:36pm EDT

Rio Olympic head says venue with fish die-off will be safe

Head of Rio Olympics says rowing-canoe venue will be safe despite fish die-off

Friday - 04/17/2015, 04:23pm EDT

Physicians want Dr. Oz gone from Columbia medical faculty

Physicians want Dr. Mehmet Oz gone from Columbia medical faculty, say he lacks integrity

Friday - 04/17/2015, 03:32pm EDT

Drug strategy agency mixing health, safety proposed in NYC

NYC lawmaker proposes city drug strategy office that blends public health with public safety

Friday - 04/17/2015, 02:30pm EDT

Study: Many Medicare cataract patients given needless tests

Seeing waste: Many Medicare patients given needless tests before cataract surgery, study finds

Friday - 04/17/2015, 02:30pm EDT

Unprecedented germ diversity found in remote Amazonian tribe

Study finds most germ diversity in remote tribe, asks if modern lifestyle harms healthy bugs

Friday - 04/17/2015, 02:00pm EDT

Dog flu outbreak gained foothold at urban doggie day cares

Dog flu took off in doggie day cares, got extra boost from spring break boarding

Friday - 04/17/2015, 01:06pm EDT

Disney-linked measles outbreak soon to be over in California

Disneyland-linked measles outbreak that ignited vaccination debate soon to end in California

Friday - 04/17/2015, 11:12am EDT

TechBits: Analyzing medical data, breaking smartphones

TechBits: Analyzing medical data, breaking smartphones, fighting Internet rules

Friday - 04/17/2015, 07:02am EDT

Canine flu outbreak sickens hundreds of dogs in Midwest

Midwest dogs facing canine flu outbreak; owners urged to limit pets' contact with other dogs

Friday - 04/17/2015, 01:26am EDT

Study questions accuracy of certain tumor-only gene mapping

As cancer gene mapping grows, researchers urge second test to help fine-tune treatment choices

Friday - 04/17/2015, 12:10am EDT

Powdered alcohol creator tries to get ahead of state bans

Powdered alcohol creator to states: Understand my product before you ban it

Thursday - 04/16/2015, 10:16pm EDT

Prosecutor: Deputy with Lou Gehrig's disease planned to kill

Family members testify wife, sister-in-law killed by Wisconsin deputy were not suicidal

Thursday - 04/16/2015, 10:00pm EDT

At Manila's autism-friendly cafe, it's A-OK to be different

Manila's autism-friendly cafe offers refuge to differently abled youth staff and customers

Thursday - 04/16/2015, 07:24pm EDT

US Senate veterans panel to review pricey Denver hospital

US Senate veterans committee plans hearing in Aurora to scrutinize over-budget VA hospital

Thursday - 04/16/2015, 06:50pm EDT

Soldier death feared Ebola-related blamed on synthetic pot

Autopsy cites synthetic marijuana in soldier's death shortly after return from Ebola hot zone

Thursday - 04/16/2015, 06:30pm EDT

Bird flu outbreak could head eastward with fall migration

Bird flu outbreak now spreading through Midwest poultry could head east with fall migration

Thursday - 04/16/2015, 05:52pm EDT

NBA players to be tested for HGH starting next season

NBA players to be blood tested for HGH starting with 2015-16 season

Thursday - 04/16/2015, 04:50pm EDT

Georgia Gov. Deal signs medical marijuana bill into law

Gov. Deal signs medical marijuana bill, making Georgia the 36th state to legalize cannabis oil

Thursday - 04/16/2015, 04:43pm EDT

American who contracted Ebola improves to good condition

American worker who contracted Ebola in Africa improves, now in good condition at US hospital

Tuesday - 04/07/2015, 01:00pm EDT
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