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Health News

Sweeping lawsuit targets soccer concussions

Lawsuit seeks to compel soccer leaders to change safety rules with aim of reducing concussions

Friday - 08/29/2014, 02:30am EDT

Ebola in mind, US colleges screen some students

With Ebola in mind, US campuses plan to screen students arriving from West Africa

Friday - 08/29/2014, 02:18am EDT

UN: Ebola disease caseload could reach 20,000

UN health agency: Ebola is accelerating in West Africa and could sicken as many as 20,000

Friday - 08/29/2014, 02:14am EDT

Scientists dig into Ebola's deadly genes for clues

By mapping Ebola's deadly genetic details, scientists seek answers to what makes it tick

Friday - 08/29/2014, 01:42am EDT

Shades of Pigpen: We travel with our own germs

Study finds when people move, their bacterial fingerprints rapidly take over their new homes

Friday - 08/29/2014, 01:42am EDT

US to begin safety testing Ebola vaccine next week

Feds: US testing of Ebola vaccine for safety to start next week with 20 healthy patients

Friday - 08/29/2014, 01:42am EDT

Poll: Parents uncomfortable with youth football

Poll: Nearly half of parents uncomfortable with their children playing football

Friday - 08/29/2014, 01:42am EDT

Tripping seniors on purpose to stop future falls

Tripping on treadmills? Scientists make seniors slip in lab to see if it can stop future falls

Friday - 08/29/2014, 01:42am EDT

3 ways insurers can discourage sick from enrolling

3 moves health insurers can still make to help steer sick patients away from their plans

Friday - 08/29/2014, 01:42am EDT

Do-it-yourself blood pressure care can beat MDs

Do-it-yourself blood pressure care may surpass office-based treatment for some patients: Study

Friday - 08/29/2014, 01:42am EDT

HIV case spurs call for porn production moratorium

Porn industry group calls for production moratorium after performer tests positive for HIV

Thursday - 08/28/2014, 11:40pm EDT

UN health agency urges crackdown on e-cigarettes

UN health agency says e-cigarettes must be regulated, sales to minors banned

Thursday - 08/28/2014, 11:12pm EDT

SEC: Commissioner recovering from back surgery

SEC: Commissioner Mike Slive recovering from back surgery; watching games from home

Thursday - 08/28/2014, 08:40pm EDT

Japan lab unable to replicate stem cell results

Japanese lab still trying to replicate discredited stem cell breakthrough, shakeup underway

Thursday - 08/28/2014, 08:30pm EDT

Judge: rule Friday if no abortion law agreement

US judge asks 2 sides in Louisiana abortion law controversy for interim agreement

Thursday - 08/28/2014, 08:10pm EDT

West Nile Virus detected in Maryland resident

West Nile Virus detected in Maryland resident; horse also infected

Thursday - 08/28/2014, 05:50pm EDT

Minister: 2 people have died of Ebola in Congo

Minister says 2 people have died of Ebola in Congo, cases unrelated to West Africa outbreak

Thursday - 08/28/2014, 04:20pm EDT

Pediatricians' Rx for schools: Later start times

BACK TO SCHOOL: Pediatricians push for later start times for teens to curb lack of sleep

Thursday - 08/28/2014, 03:14pm EDT

Amid Ebola, some airlines have canceled flights

WHO urges "air link" to deal with Ebola crisis after airlines cancel flights

Thursday - 08/28/2014, 02:20pm EDT

Fall, head trauma killed Russian hiker

20-year-old Russian man found dead in Grand Teton National Park died of trauma from a fall

Thursday - 08/28/2014, 01:50pm EDT

Ebola puts focus on drugs made in tobacco plants

Not just Ebola: Drugs manufactured in tobacco plants being tested against array of diseases

Tuesday - 08/19/2014, 03:32am EDT

Military offers medical services in western Md.

Military training event provides free medical, dental services in western Md.

Tuesday - 08/19/2014, 03:18am EDT

Obama takes in dinner at home of nutrition adviser

Obama attends dinner at home of nutrition policy adviser

Tuesday - 08/19/2014, 01:40am EDT

4 at slaughterhouse behind beef recall indicted

Officials at California slaughterhouse behind massive beef recall indicted on criminal charges

Monday - 08/18/2014, 09:04pm EDT

Fan suffers heart attack during 49ers game, dies

Fan who suffered a heart attack during 49ers' first game at Levi's Stadium dies

Monday - 08/18/2014, 06:08pm EDT

Red panda dies after brain disorder at Smithsonian

Red panda that lived at National Zoo dies after recent brain disorder at Smithsonian facility

Monday - 08/18/2014, 05:20pm EDT

Study charts health risks of Md. gas drilling

University of Md. study categorizes public health risks of shale gas drilling in western Md.

Monday - 08/18/2014, 05:00pm EDT

Florida freshman Holley to miss year after surgery

Florida freshman DT Thomas Holley to miss season following hip surgery

Monday - 08/18/2014, 02:40pm EDT

In Gaza, emotional wounds of war remain unhealed

Emotional wounds of Gaza war remain unhealed as hundreds of thousands likely need counseling

Monday - 08/18/2014, 02:34pm EDT

Camps take cystic fibrosis patients surfing

Cystic fibrosis patients breathe easy with surfing, organizations teach them how

Monday - 08/18/2014, 02:24pm EDT

Neymar nominates Zuniga in ice bucket challenge

Neymar's bucket list: Brazilian urges player who broke his back at World Cup to take challenge

Monday - 08/18/2014, 01:00pm EDT

Another Ebola problem: Finding its natural source

Another Ebola problem: How to prevent new outbreaks without knowing the virus's natural source

Monday - 08/18/2014, 11:46am EDT

Lessons of stigmas, stereotypes in Williams' death

In Robin Williams' death, lessons of stigmas and stereotypes

Monday - 08/18/2014, 11:36am EDT

Depression colony cashing in on Johnny Cash's fame

With Johnny Cash's notoriety, historians preserve Arkansas colony set up to fight poverty

Monday - 08/18/2014, 11:13am EDT

Report: CDC scientist kept quiet about flu blunder

Internal investigation finds CDC scientist was mum for a month about flu virus accident in lab

Monday - 08/18/2014, 09:12am EDT

180 dead as floods wash away homes in Nepal, India

Monsoon floods in Nepal and India cause 180 deaths, maroon villages, sweep away straw huts

Monday - 08/18/2014, 08:43am EDT
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