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Health News

Farms are focus of studies on drinking water toxin

Researchers are trying to identify the role of farms in algae linked to tainted drinking water

Thursday - 08/14/2014, 01:30am EDT

Jets all wet, accept Pats' Ice Bucket Challenge

Wet Jets end last practice in Cortland by getting doused as part of ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Wednesday - 08/13/2014, 08:38pm EDT

Husband, wife turned to God when she got Ebola

Quarantined missionary says he hopes to be reunited soon with wife who contracted Ebola

Wednesday - 08/13/2014, 07:20pm EDT

Drugmaker not ready to use Ebola drug in Africa

Canadian drugmaker Tekmira says not ready to make experimental Ebola drug available in Africa

Wednesday - 08/13/2014, 07:20pm EDT

Panel urges 2nd pneumonia shot for older adults

Panel: People 65 and older should get a 2nd, different shot against pneumonia-causing bacteria

Wednesday - 08/13/2014, 05:58pm EDT

FDA approves new sleeping drug from Merck

FDA approves new sleeping pill to treat insomnia patients who have trouble staying asleep

Wednesday - 08/13/2014, 05:48pm EDT

Judge questions burdens for Texas abortion access

Texas abortion law trial ends with federal judge wondering how far is too far to get procedure

Wednesday - 08/13/2014, 05:20pm EDT

MLBPA to launch 'strikeout cancer' initiative

MLB players, led by Cardinals reliever Jason Motte, to launch 'strikeout cancer' initiative

Wednesday - 08/13/2014, 04:30pm EDT

Obama takes step to improve government technology

After health care website disaster, Obama creates new team to improve government technology

Wednesday - 08/13/2014, 04:30pm EDT

Ebola fears infiltrate African sports

Ebola fears forcing major problems for African Cup tournament

Wednesday - 08/13/2014, 04:00pm EDT

Ebola forces Sierra Leone to skip Youth Olympics

Sierra Leone's Youth Olympic team told not to go to China for games because of Ebola

Wednesday - 08/13/2014, 03:10pm EDT

Autistic business owners capitalize on strengths

Autistic people can draw on their strengths to run their own companies

Wednesday - 08/13/2014, 01:30pm EDT

New Jersey's Christie takes Ice Bucket Challenge

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie gets drenched by his kids in Ice Bucket Challenge for ALS

Wednesday - 08/13/2014, 01:22pm EDT

4 keys to appealing a rejected insurance claim

4 important steps for building a successful appeal of a denied health insurance claim

Wednesday - 08/13/2014, 11:58am EDT

Dion postpones career to focus on health, husband

Celine Dion postpones Las Vegas shows, Asia tour to focus on her health, husband and children

Wednesday - 08/13/2014, 11:29am EDT

US bots flagged Ebola before outbreak announced

US bots flagged Ebola outbreak in West Africa days before formal announcement of epidemic

Wednesday - 08/13/2014, 11:16am EDT

UN: OK to use untested Ebola drugs in outbreak

UN says it's ethical to try untested Ebola drugs, but supply of 1 experimental drug is gone

Wednesday - 08/13/2014, 09:02am EDT

Thai case casts spotlight on business of surrogacy

Case of abandoned baby with Down syndrome casts light on unregulated surrogacy business

Friday - 08/08/2014, 03:40am EDT

Red Cross: urgent need for blood donors

Red Cross issues urgent appeal for donors in Virginia amid usual summer slump

Friday - 08/08/2014, 03:18am EDT

10 Things to Know for Friday

10 Things to Know for Friday

Friday - 08/08/2014, 12:13am EDT

McNair survives 10-month cancer ordeal

Texans owner Bob McNair in the clear after 10-month cancer ordeal

Thursday - 08/07/2014, 10:40pm EDT

Britain pledges new funding to contain Ebola

Britain announces $5 million funding to help contain Ebola spread in West Africa

Thursday - 08/07/2014, 09:08pm EDT
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