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Health News

NSA: Car smashes into police vehicle at Fort Meade; 1 dead

NSA: 1 suspect dead after car rams police vehicle at Fort Meade; 2nd man, officer injured

Updated 00 minutes, 37 seconds ago

Pharmacists' group discourages providing execution drugs

Pharmacists association adopts policy discouraging members from providing death penalty drugs

Updated 02 minutes, 14 seconds ago

Arizona governor signs abortion drug notification mandate

Arizona governor signs bill requiring women to be told abortion drug effects are reversible

Monday - 03/30/2015, 11:50pm EDT

Guinea shuts border with Sierra Leone in effort to end Ebola

Guinea closes border with Sierra Leone as it ramps up efforts to end Ebola

Monday - 03/30/2015, 11:50pm EDT

Britain to offer all infants meningitis B vaccine

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

Monday - 03/30/2015, 11:50pm EDT

An apple a day may not keep the doctor away, study says

Forget the proverb: An apple a day doesn't necessarily keep the doctor away, new study finds

Monday - 03/30/2015, 10:44pm EDT

Exercising critically ill patients may help speed recovery

HEALTHBEAT: Exercise may help speed recovery for some ICU patients medically able to try

Monday - 03/30/2015, 10:44pm EDT

Struggle to explain what motivated co-pilot in doomed flight

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

Monday - 03/30/2015, 10:44pm 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, 10:44pm 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, 09:36pm EDT

Amid bird flu outbreak, turkey farmers increase security

As bird flu outbreak hits more farms in top US turkey state, producers tighten biosecurity

Monday - 03/30/2015, 07:27pm EDT

Study finds equality between sexes at moment of conception

When sperm meets egg: At conception, the 2 sexes are produced at equal rates, study says

Monday - 03/30/2015, 05:56pm EDT

Grandma is a centerfold: Rest home bares all for calendar

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

Monday - 03/30/2015, 05:56pm EDT

Woman's appeal for kidney donor on car window pays off

Maine woman's appeal for a kidney donor in rear window of car pays off; stranger steps forward

Monday - 03/30/2015, 03:59pm EDT

UK judge: Suspect in Litvinenko death can testify at inquiry

British judge says suspect in poisoning of ex-Russian spy Litvinenko can testify at inquiry

Monday - 03/30/2015, 03:19pm EDT

FDA to scrutinize unproven alternative remedies

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

Monday - 03/30/2015, 03:00pm EDT

Alcoholism, violence and neglect: life as George Best's son

10 years after George Best's death, son reveals extent of alcoholism and rage, angering family

Monday - 03/30/2015, 02:04pm EDT

Va. man gets 18 months in HIV case involving 2 Md. women

Virginia man sentenced to 18 months in HIV exposure case involving 2 Maryland women

Monday - 03/30/2015, 01:00pm EDT

American who caught Ebola improves to fair condition

American worker who contracted Ebola in Africa improves, now in fair condition at US hospital

Monday - 03/30/2015, 12:29pm 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
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