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Health News

Waterborne diseases a priority in flood-stricken Malawi

Preventing waterborne diseases a priority in Malawi where floods have killed at least 176

Sunday - 01/18/2015, 10:37am EST

Flu vaccine not working well; only 23 percent effective

CDC: Flu vaccine only 23 percent effective; didn't include virus making most people sick

Sunday - 01/18/2015, 10:28am EST

Study: Fewer struggle with medical costs as coverage grows

Study: Fewer Americans struggle with medical costs as Obama health law expands coverage

Sunday - 01/18/2015, 10:28am EST

Mystery kidney killer spreads fear in Sri Lanka

Kidney killer baffles scientists, breeds fear among Sri Lanka farmers as cause remains mystery

Sunday - 01/18/2015, 10:18am EST

Djokovic set to play Australian Open, recovers from flu

Novak Djokovic set to play Australian Open after recovering from flu, stomach issues

Sunday - 01/18/2015, 02:48am EST

Nurses and Kaiser reach contract deal, avert 2-day strike

Nurses' union cancels strike after reaching Kaiser contract deal that boosts pay 14 percent

Saturday - 01/17/2015, 06:18pm EST

Wolf names picks to lead human resources, health departments

Wolf names picks to lead Pennsylvania human resources, health departments

Saturday - 01/17/2015, 02:20pm EST

Julianne Moore goes inside Alzheimer's in 'Still Alice'

Oscar nominee Julianne Moore goes inside early onset Alzheimer's in 'Still Alice'

Saturday - 01/17/2015, 12:58pm EST

Cancer-stricken NYC man marries longtime love in hospice

Cancer-stricken NYC man, 25, marries longtime love in 'dream' wedding at hospice

Saturday - 01/17/2015, 11:50am EST

Scientists tease out genes that signal risk of heart failure

Scientists tease apart which gene glitches signal inherited heart risk, or are just bystanders

Saturday - 01/17/2015, 04:10am EST

Red Cross nurse dies of Ebola in Sierra Leone

Red Cross says male nurse dies of Ebola in Sierra Leone, 1st staffer killed by virus there

Saturday - 01/17/2015, 03:02am EST

Fighting the spread of HIV by posing on the dance floor

In Baltimore, health department fights HIV with pirouettes, poses and testing as a backdrop

Saturday - 01/17/2015, 03:00am EST

Judge releases jailed Venezuela mayor for medical treatment

Former Venezuela mayor jailed during 2014 protests ordered freed for medical treatment

Friday - 01/16/2015, 11:10pm EST

Ga. food company recalls meat sent to catering distributors

Georgia-based food company issues recall for beef, chicken sent to catering distributors

Friday - 01/16/2015, 09:10pm EST

Aetna picks Gilead Sciences hepatitis C drugs over AbbVie's

Insurer Aetna gets discounts, gives preference to Gilead's hepatitis C drugs over AbbVie's

Friday - 01/16/2015, 06:39pm EST

APNewsBreak: California unveils strictest rules on pesticide

APNewsBreak: California unveils nation's strictest rules on pesticide widely used by farmers

Friday - 01/16/2015, 06:18pm EST

Ex-soccer player offers warning to effects of concussions

Former pro soccer player Cindy Parlow Cone offers warning on effects of concussions

Friday - 01/16/2015, 06:00pm EST

Albuquerque mayor cites mental illness in police shootings

Mayor cites mental illness as factor in Albuquerque police shootings, calls for legislation

Friday - 01/16/2015, 04:29pm EST

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
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