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Health News

Andean culture frustrates organ transplants in Bolivia

In Bolivia, cost-free organ transplant program hamstrung by culture and 'curanderos'

Sunday - 02/22/2015, 07:42am EST

Singapore's founder hospitalized with pneumonia

Singapore's founder, 91-year-old Lee Kuan Yew, hospitalized with severe pneumonia

Saturday - 02/21/2015, 11:16pm EST

Nursing home worker in China kills 3, injures 15 with brick

Nursing home worker owed wages kills 3 elderly residents, injures 15 with brick in China

Saturday - 02/21/2015, 10:30pm EST

Physicist whose work helped world see 1st moon walk dies

Ernest Sternglass, physicist whose research helped world see 1st moon walk, dies at 91

Saturday - 02/21/2015, 02:50pm EST

Healthful diet report: Sugary drinks out; coffee, eggs in

Healthful diet report: Coffee and water instead of sugary drinks; more eggs are OK

Saturday - 02/21/2015, 07:18am EST

Liberia to end Ebola curfew, open land border crossings

Liberia's president orders end to Ebola curfew, opening of land border crossings as cases fall

Saturday - 02/21/2015, 07:16am EST

Student brings mercury, spills it at school; no one hurt

Student brings mercury, spills it at school, forcing 400-plus decontaminations but no injuries

Saturday - 02/21/2015, 04:30am EST

DNC chair denies she tried to silence critic

DNC chair Wasserman Schultz denies she considered trading her support to silent a critic

Saturday - 02/21/2015, 04:30am EST

World Health Organization approves 1st quick test for Ebola

World Health Organization OKs US-made quick test for Ebola that gives results in 15 minutes

Saturday - 02/21/2015, 04:20am EST

Indian health authorizes say 700 have died in flu outbreak

Health authorities say 700 people have died in H1N1 flu outbreak in India over past 10 weeks

Friday - 02/20/2015, 09:20pm EST

Measles infections in California grow to 123

123 measles infections recorded in California; most tied to Disneyland

Friday - 02/20/2015, 08:40pm EST

Lions rescued from circuses in Peru get their teeth fixed

Lions rescued from circuses in Peru get their teeth fixed by veterinarians

Friday - 02/20/2015, 06:39pm EST

FDA approves new treatment for varicose veins

FDA approves liquid adhesive to seal varicose veins of the legs

Friday - 02/20/2015, 06:10pm EST

FDA issues warning as peanuts found in cumin spice

FDA issues warning as peanuts found in cumin spice threaten those who are allergic

Friday - 02/20/2015, 05:58pm EST

US Coast Guard seizes $1.6M worth of pot in the Caribbean

US Coast Guard reports seizing $1.6 million worth of marijuana near the Dominican Republic

Friday - 02/20/2015, 05:50pm EST

Want a meal on 2 wheels? Utah may halt bikes in drive-thrus

Want a meal on 2 wheels? Utah bill could put brakes on bikes in Salt Lake City drive-thrus

Friday - 02/20/2015, 05:50pm EST

FDA eases access to DNA screening for inherited diseases

FDA opens door to direct-to-consumer genetic tests for rare inheritable disease

Friday - 02/20/2015, 05:10pm EST

Court: Not disclosing HIV before sex is a misdemeanor

NY top court: Man who lied about HIV infection before sex shouldn't face felony charge

Friday - 02/20/2015, 04:58pm EST

WHO: Sharp decline in Ebola cases has now leveled off

WHO: Sharp decline in Ebola cases has leveled off in past month; cause for 'deep concern'

Friday - 02/20/2015, 04:40pm EST

Proposal would pair police, mental health professionals

Baltimore police commissioner wants officers, mental health professionals to team up

Friday - 02/20/2015, 03:30pm EST
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