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Health News

Britain to offer all infants meningitis B vaccine

Britain to offer all infants meningitis B vaccine after reaching price deal with GSK

Updated 00 minutes, 12 seconds ago

Why getting patients on their feet may speed recovery in ICU

HEALTHBEAT: Helping ventilator patients exercise not easy; mouse study shows why it can help

Updated 03 minutes, 21 seconds ago

Struggle to explain what motivated co-pilot in doomed flight

After deliberate plane crash in France, experts struggle to explain what motivated co-pilot

Updated 28 minutes, 12 seconds ago

Morocco confronts abortion taboo with proposed reform

Morocco's plans to reform law on abortion could set example for North Africa

Updated 1 hours, 01 minutes ago

Va. man to be sentenced in HIV case involving 2 Md. women

Virginia man to be sentenced in HIV exposure case involving 2 Maryland women

Updated 1 hours, 16 minutes ago

Pelosi irks some allies over bipartisan bill with Boehner

House Democratic leader risks abortion lobby's ire by crafting bipartisan deal with Boehner

Monday - 03/30/2015, 04:20am EDT

FDA to scrutinize unproven alternative remedies

FDA seeks new information on safety, efficacy of unproven homeopathic remedies

Monday - 03/30/2015, 04:20am EDT

Price tag of bipartisan bill averting Medicare doc fee cuts

Congressional Budget Office's cost estimates of bipartisan bill averting Medicare doc fee cuts

Monday - 03/30/2015, 04:20am EDT

Colleges getting out of health insurance business

Health care reform opens door to allow US colleges to drop student health insurance

Monday - 03/30/2015, 03:16am EDT

White House unveils plan to fight antibiotic-resistant germs

White House announces five-year plan to fight the threat posed by antibiotic-resistant germs

Monday - 03/30/2015, 03:16am EDT

3 West African countries increase fight to end Ebola

3 West African countries ramp up efforts to end Ebola outbreak

Monday - 03/30/2015, 03:12am EDT

Boston officer improving after surgery to remove bullet

Boston police: Officer shot in face by suspect is improving after surgery to remove bullet

Monday - 03/30/2015, 01:16am EDT

NASCAR driver Kyle Larson ruled out of Sprint Cup race

NASCAR driver Kyle Larson ruled out of Sunday's Sprint Cup race at Martinsville after fainting

Sunday - 03/29/2015, 07:34pm EDT

American regional English dictionary running low on money

Dictionary that tracks US regional differences in English usage running low on money

Sunday - 03/29/2015, 06:34pm EDT

Grandma is a centerfold: Rest home bares all for calendar

Elderly Ohioans expose bare shoulders, toes in suggestive calendar for assisted living center

Sunday - 03/29/2015, 05:02pm EDT

Answers to common questions about HIV, needles and drug use

Answers to common questions about HIV, needles and drug use

Sunday - 03/29/2015, 02:48pm EDT

Sierra Leoneans to stay home in final push to stop Ebola

Sierra Leone's 6 million people told to stay home for 3 days in final push to stop Ebola

Sunday - 03/29/2015, 02:58am EDT

Indiana governor overrides law to authorize needle exchange

Indiana governor overrides law and his own policies to authorize needle exchange to combat HIV

Sunday - 03/29/2015, 02:58am EDT

Bird flu found in a top Minnesota turkey producing county

Minnesota bird flu outbreak spreads to a top poultry producing county, alarming industry

Saturday - 03/28/2015, 07:40pm EDT

Borland quits: 'What am I doing ... banging my head?'

Promising NFL rookie leaves millions on the table and fellow players talking about risks

Wednesday - 03/18/2015, 09:50pm EDT

4 more aid workers flown back to US for Ebola monitoring

Officials: 4 more aid workers flown to US for Ebola observation, bringing total to 15

Wednesday - 03/18/2015, 05:50pm EDT

Orioles catcher Matt Wieters bothered by elbow tendinitis

A day after returning behind plate, Orioles catcher Matt Wieters bothered by elbow tendinitis

Wednesday - 03/18/2015, 05:12pm EDT

28 people test positive for tuberculosis at Kansas school

Widespread screening finds more than two dozen cases of tuberculosis at Kansas high school

Wednesday - 03/18/2015, 05:00pm EDT

Another patient sues scope maker over 'superbug' outbreak

Medical scope maker faces another lawsuit in 'superbug' outbreak at UCLA

Wednesday - 03/18/2015, 05:00pm EDT

Michael Bloomberg, Bill Gates launch anti-tobacco legal fund

Michael Bloomberg, Bill Gates launch fund to help countries facing tobacco industry lawsuits

Wednesday - 03/18/2015, 03:09pm EDT

French lawmakers OK terminal sedation, not euthanasia

France's lower house passes bill to allow sedation of the terminally ill, not euthanasia

Wednesday - 03/18/2015, 02:50pm EDT

Kansas City-area principal resigns after bullying case

Suburban Kansas City principal resigns after autistic student was beaten in school cafeteria

Wednesday - 03/18/2015, 02:20pm EDT

Aspirin users with common genes may get less colon cancer

Aspirin users with common genes may get less colon cancer; pills as prevention not advised yet

Wednesday - 03/18/2015, 01:50pm EDT

Health care law paperwork costs small businesses thousands

Health care paperwork a big cost for some small businesses, a moneymaker for others

Wednesday - 03/18/2015, 01:40pm EDT

Premera Blue Cross says data breach could affect 11M people

Premera Blue Cross says it discovered a data breach that could affect as many as 11M people

Wednesday - 03/18/2015, 01:28pm EDT

Co-owners of poisoned dog lash out at Crufts

Co-owners of poisoned dog lash out at Crufts for failing to help with media circus

Wednesday - 03/18/2015, 11:30am EDT

West Virginia to review mining-health research

West Virginia gov's administration to review studies linking mountaintop mining to illnesses

Wednesday - 03/18/2015, 04:30am EDT

Darvish elbow surgery goes as expected with no complications

Rangers ace Yu Darvish season-ending elbow surgery goes as expected with no complications

Wednesday - 03/18/2015, 12:50am EDT

Kraft recalls 6.5 million boxes of mac and cheese

Kraft recalls 6.5 million boxes of macaroni and cheese, says boxes may contain metal pieces

Tuesday - 03/17/2015, 08:00pm EDT

Correction: Blue Bell-Listeriosis story

Correction: Blue Bell-Listeriosis story

Tuesday - 03/17/2015, 06:59pm EDT

Obama administration: 16.4M have gained health insurance

Administration estimate is significantly higher than figure cited by independent expert

Tuesday - 03/17/2015, 06:58pm EDT

New sign-up under health care law gets lukewarm reception

Gov't offers second sign-up chance for uninsured but unclear how many are taking advantage

Tuesday - 03/17/2015, 06:02pm EDT

French experts: Yasser Arafat was not poisoned by polonium

Former Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat was not poisoned by polonium, French experts say

Tuesday - 03/17/2015, 03:09pm EDT

Teen forced to undergo chemo testifies at custody hearing

Connecticut teen forced to undergo chemotherapy testifies at hearing on state custody

Tuesday - 03/17/2015, 02:26pm EDT

Studies boost hopes for new class of cholesterol medicines

Studies boost hopes for new cholesterol medicines; hints of side effects need more research

Tuesday - 03/17/2015, 12:40pm EDT

Motorcyclist dies from injuries after colliding with horse

Sheriff's Office: Motorcyclist killed, wife hurt in collision with horse on New Mexico road

Tuesday - 03/17/2015, 12:29pm EDT

American who contracted Ebola now in critical condition

American worker who contracted Ebola in Africa now in critical condition at DC-area hospital

Tuesday - 03/17/2015, 11:46am EDT

10 US charity staff to leave Sierra Leone amid Ebola scare

10 US charity staff to be evacuated from Sierra Leone after colleague tests positive for Ebola

Tuesday - 03/17/2015, 11:22am EDT

UK, drugmakers establish $100M Alzheimer's venture fund

Drugmakers, UK start $100M venture fund to speed creation of drugs for Alzheimer's, dementia

Tuesday - 03/17/2015, 10:43am EDT
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