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9:47 pm, December 21, 2014

Health News

Governor abandons single-payer health care plan

Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin says he won't seek single payer health care in 2015

Wednesday - 12/17/2014, 07:00pm EST

House searches for Ebola in Sierra Leone capital

Sierra Leone launches house-to-house searches in capital area for new Ebola cases

Wednesday - 12/17/2014, 06:38pm EST

Congress agrees to widen federal help for disabled

Congress sends Obama bipartisan bill to help disabled save for expenses with tax-free accounts

Wednesday - 12/17/2014, 06:28pm EST

Cases of most common STD fell for first time in 30 years

Report on sexually transmitted diseases shows chlamydia cases falling, first time in 30 years

Wednesday - 12/17/2014, 06:28pm EST

5 die from hypothermia in Maryland in month

Maryland reports first hypothermia deaths this season; 5 died in month

Wednesday - 12/17/2014, 06:10pm EST

UN chief heading to West Africa to see response to Ebola

UN chief heading to West Africa to show solidarity with Ebola-hit countries and see response

Wednesday - 12/17/2014, 05:00pm EST

Dentist suspended; patient died after teeth pulled

Dentist suspended over patient who died from complications after getting 20 teeth pulled

Wednesday - 12/17/2014, 04:43pm EST

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials in newspapers in the US and abroad

Wednesday - 12/17/2014, 03:50pm EST

Survey: E-cigs surpass regular cigs in teen use

Survey finds e-cigarettes surpass regular smoking for US teens

Wednesday - 12/17/2014, 03:20pm EST

3 tips to help use remaining health account funds

3 tips to help use health flexible spending account money before losing it

Wednesday - 12/17/2014, 01:49pm EST

Massachusetts doctor cured of Ebola returning to Liberia

Massachusetts doctor cured of Ebola returning to Liberia to resume medical mission work

Wednesday - 12/17/2014, 01:38pm EST

Mom charged for giving sons pot for medical reasons

Michigan woman charged for giving sons, ages 10 and 12, marijuana for medical reasons

Wednesday - 12/17/2014, 01:28pm EST

Clinton denounces torture, says black lives matter

Clinton denounces torture, declares 'yes, black lives matter' at human rights gala in New York

Wednesday - 12/17/2014, 12:22pm EST

Retired officer gives autism safety talk across US

Retired Michigan officer teaches police, firefighters how to interact with autistic people

Wednesday - 12/17/2014, 12:20pm EST

Insurers ease 'Obamacare' deadline

Insurers to allow extra time for paying January 'Obamacare' premiums

Wednesday - 12/17/2014, 10:06am EST

Napster co-founder to invest on allergy research

Napster co-founder Sean Parker to invest $24M on allergy research at Stanford University

Wednesday - 12/17/2014, 09:40am EST

Philips to buy US medical imaging firm Volcano

Philips agrees to buy US heart imaging firm Volcano in $1.2 billion deal

Wednesday - 12/17/2014, 09:40am EST

DC's United Medical Center to partner with Howard

DC's United Medical Center to partner with Howard University Hospital, management firm

Wednesday - 12/17/2014, 07:40am EST

France wants ban on new cannabis-extract "e-joint"

France wants ban on new self-styled "e-joint" cigarette made with cannabis-extract

Wednesday - 12/17/2014, 07:40am EST

Sierra Leone to search for Ebola cases in capital

Sierra Leone to conduct house-to-house searches for Ebola cases in capital, surrounding areas

Wednesday - 12/17/2014, 02:10am EST
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