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Health News

Report: Tests of ballast water treatment systems are flawed

Report: Ballast treatment tests flawed, don't measure how well systems kill disease carriers

Friday - 01/16/2015, 02:02pm EST

ABC Family's 'Chasing Life' focuses on young adult cancer

Star of ABC Family series 'Chasing Life' says role of cancer patient is challenging

Friday - 01/16/2015, 01:50pm EST

Obama tries again to get paid leave for more workers

Obama 'astonished' that 43M workers don't get paid sick leave, mounts new push for change

Friday - 01/16/2015, 11:18am EST

Q&A: Measles pops up in outbreak linked to Disney parks

Q&A: Measles cases pop up in California, 3 other states in outbreak linked to Disney parks

Friday - 01/16/2015, 11:04am EST

Schools in Guinea closed amid Ebola to reopen Monday

Health Minister: All schools in Guinea that were closed amid Ebola are to reopen on Monday

Friday - 01/16/2015, 10:20am EST

Colorado group helps breast cancer survivors get tattoos

Needle therapy: Colorado group links tattoo artists with breast cancer survivors to hide scars

Friday - 01/16/2015, 09:32am EST

Police: Teen posed as doctor at West Palm Beach hospital

Police: Teen posed as doctor at St. Mary's Medical Center in West Palm Beach

Friday - 01/16/2015, 07:50am EST

Booking a trip to the ER on your smartphone? It's a breeze

Online services help patients avoid the hassles of ER waits, calling for doctor appointments

Friday - 01/16/2015, 05:08am EST

No sign of Ebola for CDC lab worker feared exposed weeks ago

CDC lab worker remains symptom-free 3 weeks after possible Ebola exposure

Thursday - 01/15/2015, 11:30pm EST

26 measles cases reported with ties to Disney theme parks

26 measles cases in 4 states now reported with ties to Disney theme parks

Thursday - 01/15/2015, 11:10pm EST

African Cup: Welcoming the soccer, watching out for Ebola

Equatorial Guinea watching out for Ebola as it welcomes African Cup soccer tournament

Thursday - 01/15/2015, 07:54pm EST

Medicare aims to improve coordinating seniors' chronic care

HEALTHBEAT: Medicare to pay to improve coordination of care for seniors with chronic illnesses

Thursday - 01/15/2015, 02:42pm EST

Obese preschoolers may slim down with Head Start, study says

Obese preschoolers slim down in Head Start study; focus on nutrition, activity might be why

Thursday - 01/15/2015, 01:08pm EST

Details of Obama's proposals for more paid leave

Details of Obama's proposals for more paid sick, parental and family leave for workers

Thursday - 01/15/2015, 12:48pm EST

Online signups cut the wait for ER care, doctor appointments

Online signups can help patients avoid long waits for a doctor appointment, care in the ER

Thursday - 01/15/2015, 09:18am EST

Iowa man who fought to use marijuana oil on rare cancer dies

Iowa man convicted of growing marijuana he used to treat rare form of cancer dies

Thursday - 01/15/2015, 09:10am EST

China sending large Ebola relief team to West Africa

China to send 232 medical workers to West Africa as it ramps up its Ebola aid

Thursday - 01/15/2015, 05:18am EST

Massachusetts doctor who beat Ebola heading back to Liberia

Massachusetts doctor who overcame Ebola heading back to Liberia to treat the chronically ill

Thursday - 01/15/2015, 05:18am EST

San Diego-area clinic closes after seeing measles symptoms

San Diego-area clinic closes after patients appear with measles symptoms, tests underway

Wednesday - 01/14/2015, 09:20pm EST

Company donates drug to help Ga. police address overdoses

Virginia-based company donates drug to help metro Atlanta police address opioid overdoses

Wednesday - 01/14/2015, 06:00pm EST
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