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Health News

FedEx charged with assisting illegal pharmacies

FedEx charged with assisting illicit pharmacies by shipping drugs without prescriptions

Sunday - 07/20/2014, 09:10am EDT

FDA: Powdered caffeine can be lethal

FDA warns consumers to avoid pure powdered caffeine after death of Ohio teen

Sunday - 07/20/2014, 09:06am EDT

AIDS conference attendees on downed Malaysian jet

Researcher, activist heading to AIDS conference in Australia were on doomed Malaysian jet

Saturday - 07/19/2014, 03:36pm EDT

NY's Medicaid covering post-birth contraceptives

NY encouraging use of post-birth contraceptive devices after adding them to Medicaid plan

Saturday - 07/19/2014, 12:10pm EDT

Marijuana edibles burgeoning into an industry

As more states legalize pot for fun and medicine, edibles industry burgeons

Saturday - 07/19/2014, 11:16am EDT

5 things to know about caffeine powder

5 things to know about caffeine powder, following the sudden death of Ohio high school senior

Saturday - 07/19/2014, 03:30am EDT

Secrets leaker Manning to begin gender treatments

Secrets leaker Chelsea Manning's gender treatments to begin; prison bureau rejects transfer

Saturday - 07/19/2014, 03:06am EDT

Genentech Alzheimer's drug misses goals in studies

Genentech Alzheimer's drug misses study goals but shows some promise in milder disease

Saturday - 07/19/2014, 02:22am EDT

Health officials: Food label changes not enough

Former FDA, CDC officials: More food label changes needed to help people make healthy choices

Saturday - 07/19/2014, 12:06am EDT

NC company recalls chicken due to misbranding

North Carolina company recalls grilled chicken products due to misbranding, milk not labeled

Friday - 07/18/2014, 08:22pm EDT

NY doctor convicted of manslaughter in 2 overdoses

New York pain doctor convicted of manslaughter in 2 patients' overdose deaths

Friday - 07/18/2014, 07:09pm EDT

5 former NFL players sue union over concussions

5 former NFL players sue union over concussions, claim they were not made aware of dangers

Friday - 07/18/2014, 06:58pm EDT

Q&A: Players' lawyer discusses NFL settlement

Q&A: Lawyer in NFL concussion case discusses new settlement terms

Friday - 07/18/2014, 06:31pm EDT

Summer camp helps kids with Tourette's syndrome

Everyone has a tic at 'Camp Twitch and Shout,' where children learn to embrace their disorder

Friday - 07/18/2014, 05:58pm EDT

300 vials labeled influenza, dengue found at lab

FDA uncovers additional 300 vials labeled dengue, influenza, rickets from gov't lab

Friday - 07/18/2014, 05:50pm EDT

First lady: Healthy food has place in lunchrooms

At meal of kids' healthy recipes, Michelle Obama argues for more nutritious school lunches

Friday - 07/18/2014, 03:34pm EDT

Trying gene therapy to create biological pacemaker

Scientists transplant gene into pigs' hearts to create biological pacemaker, no battery needed

Friday - 07/18/2014, 02:12pm EDT

Zoo euthanizes Sulawesi macaque named Spock

National Zoo in DC euthanizes Sulawesi macaque named Spock, last of a group from Oregon

Friday - 07/18/2014, 01:30pm EDT

Puerto Rico declares chikungunya epidemic

Puerto Rico health officials declare chikungunya epidemic as virus spreads in Caribbean

Thursday - 07/17/2014, 10:41pm EDT

House votes to allow marijuana-related banking

House votes to allow banks to deal with marijuana-related businesses

Thursday - 07/17/2014, 10:18pm EDT

2 Fla. cases of mosquito virus contracted in US

2 cases of mosquito virus caught locally in Fla.; most chikungunya cases from Caribbean travel

Thursday - 07/17/2014, 07:51pm EDT

CDC director admits safety problems at germ labs

CDC director acknowledges systemic safety problems at labs that handle dangerous germs

Thursday - 07/17/2014, 07:42pm EDT

Study: US Alzheimer's rate seems to be dropping

Alzheimer's rates are dropping in the US and Germany but rising in poor nations, studies find

Thursday - 07/17/2014, 05:50pm EDT

Senate Dems, GOP woo female voters for this fall

With bills on contraception and equal pay, Senate Dems hope to fire up female voters this fall

Thursday - 07/17/2014, 04:26pm EDT

Dems eye women's vote with bill on contraception

Senate Democrats push bills on contraception, equal pay to fire up female voters this fall

Thursday - 07/17/2014, 01:40pm EDT

Dems seek gains with women in birth control loss

A loss or a gain? Democrats reach for political advantage with women in birth control setback

Thursday - 07/17/2014, 12:26pm EDT

Company gets new name after protests by Hawaiians

Medical records-access company that faced criticism from Native Hawaiians settles on new name

Thursday - 07/17/2014, 11:20am EDT

House passes $20B bill cutting IRS tax enforcement

House passes $20 billion bill cutting IRS tax enforcement, healthy foods initiative

Wednesday - 07/16/2014, 11:00pm EDT

Michigan gets grant for mental health initiative

University of Michigan receives grant for mental health initiative for student-athletes

Wednesday - 07/16/2014, 09:50pm EDT

Greece: Hospital probe into bribery-death claim

Greece: Investigation ordered at hospital where patient died after bribery claim

Wednesday - 07/16/2014, 09:00pm EDT

California hiker with broken leg ate bugs to live

California hiker says he survived 6 days stranded with broken leg by eating crickets, moths

Wednesday - 07/16/2014, 07:01pm EDT

Second probe details more CDC anthrax lab problems

Second investigation details additional lapses at CDC lab after anthrax incident

Wednesday - 07/16/2014, 05:10pm EDT

States told to find way to clear Medicaid backlog

California among 6 states told to come up with a plan for clearing Medicaid backlog

Wednesday - 07/16/2014, 04:52pm EDT

Got a rash? iPad, other devices might be the cause

Got a rash? iPad, other electronic devices containing nickel might be the source, report says

Wednesday - 07/16/2014, 04:12pm EDT

Spoonfuls can lead to medicine errors, study finds

Spoonfuls don't help the medicine go down safely: They can lead to dosing mistakes, study says

Wednesday - 07/16/2014, 03:38pm EDT

New guidelines could help many pregnant workers

Stronger federal guidelines to protect pregnant workers could have broad consequences on jobs

Wednesday - 07/16/2014, 02:26pm EDT

Lush photos and flavors help teach budget cooking

New cookbook caters to people trying to eat healthy on a food stamp budget

Wednesday - 07/16/2014, 01:10pm EDT

New brain protein tied to Alzheimer's disease

Scientists tie new protein to Alzheimer's disease; may aid diagnosis, research on treatments

Wednesday - 07/16/2014, 12:54pm EDT

Missouri execution on hold after late stay granted

Stay granted in Missouri execution; appeals court will take up case Wednesday morning

Wednesday - 07/16/2014, 02:08am EDT

UCLA's Holiday retires due to head injuries

UCLA guard Lauren Holiday ends college basketball career because of repeated head injuries

Tuesday - 07/15/2014, 06:19pm EDT

Washington state park closes over health scare

Kitsap County in Washington state closes lake park over norovirus-type health scare

Tuesday - 07/15/2014, 05:40pm EDT

FDA weighs cancer risk of fibroid removal devices

Cancer patients, families urge FDA to block fibroid removal technique that can spread cancer

Tuesday - 07/15/2014, 05:20pm EDT

US jails struggle with role as makeshift asylums

Deluged by mentally ill, US jails become asylums _ but churn of inmates complicates the job

Tuesday - 07/15/2014, 05:26am EDT

Udall: Problems with Gardner's birth control plan

Udall skeptical about rival's proposal to provide birth control pills without prescription

Tuesday - 07/15/2014, 05:20am EDT

Cholera threatens thousands in South Sudan: agency

Thousands at risk of cholera in violence-hit South Sudan, warns Save the Children

Tuesday - 07/15/2014, 05:20am EDT

Ebola crisis in West Africa deepens; 500+ dead

W. African countries work to contain unprecedented Ebola outbreak as disease spreads; 539 dead

Tuesday - 07/15/2014, 04:32am EDT

Trial: dengue shot offers some protection

Dengue shot offers some protection, could prevent severe cases but safety questions remain

Tuesday - 07/15/2014, 04:28am EDT

911 tapes depict response to collapse of vet

911 tapes depict response to collapse of vet who had heart attack at VA hospital in New Mexico

Monday - 07/14/2014, 11:50pm EDT

UN chief in Haiti launches sanitation program

UN chief arrives in Haiti to launch program to help improve sanitation, combat cholera

Monday - 07/14/2014, 10:36pm EDT

School officials try healthier cafeteria options

Facing new nutrition mandates, school officials sample healthier cafeteria foods

Monday - 07/14/2014, 06:46pm EDT

Lawmakers seek lower price for bill on vets' care

Sticker shock: Congress looks to lower cost of compromise bill on veterans health care

Monday - 07/14/2014, 05:28pm EDT

Anthrax scare reveals more CDC lab safety problems

CDC shuts 2 labs, stops shipping highly dangerous germs after anthrax, bird flu lapses

Monday - 07/14/2014, 03:40pm EDT

Ex-President George W. Bush has 2nd knee surgery

Ex-President George W. Bush has left knee partially replaced, weeks after right knee surgery

Monday - 07/14/2014, 01:49pm EDT

Museum in Mississippi offers laughter, surprises

Mississippi Children's Museum has hands-on activities about health and industry in the state

Monday - 07/14/2014, 12:42pm EDT

Va. teen runner died of cardiac arrhythmia

Medical examiner says Va. teen who collapsed after half-marathon died of cardiac arrhythmia

Monday - 07/14/2014, 12:40pm EDT
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