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Health News

Cholera threatens thousands in South Sudan: agency

Thousands at risk of cholera in violence-hit South Sudan, warns Save the Children

Updated 00 minutes, 07 seconds ago

Compounding pharmacy oversight changes signed

Governor OKs changes to compounding pharmacy rules in Massachusetts, origin of tainted drugs

Updated 00 minutes, 16 seconds ago

WHO: Basic hygiene can help prevent MERS spread

WHO urges pilgrims to Mecca: Wash hands, keep away from coughing people to prevent MERS spread

Updated 00 minutes, 19 seconds ago

Death of Michigan referee raises medical questions

Death of Michigan soccer referee after a single punch to the head raises medical questions

Updated 17 minutes, 37 seconds ago

Trial: dengue shot offers some protection

Dengue shot offers some protection, could prevent severe cases but safety questions remain

Updated 49 minutes, 42 seconds ago

Girl hoped to have been cured of HIV has relapsed

Mississippi girl born with HIV and hoped to have been cured now shows signs of infection

Updated 50 minutes, 02 seconds ago

WellPoint CEO: Insurer readies for technology wave

WellPoint CEO: Insurer rides growing technology wave, preps reluctant health care shoppers

Updated 50 minutes, 10 seconds ago

UVa Medical Center grant to aid rural patients

Federal grant aims to help University of Virginia Medical Center check on rural patients

Updated 1 hours, 09 minutes ago

Disabled people denied voting rights, group says

Thousands with disabilities denied right to vote in California, group says

Friday - 07/11/2014, 07:58am EDT

Study: Psych drug ER trips approach 90,000 a year

Psych drug ER visits total almost 90,000 yearly; drug in Ambien among the culprits, study says

Friday - 07/11/2014, 06:20am EDT

Japan musician Ryuichi Sakamoto has throat cancer

Japanese musician Ryuichi Sakamoto has throat cancer, cancels concerts to focus on treatment

Friday - 07/11/2014, 06:09am EDT

Forgotten vials of smallpox found in storage room

Forgotten vials of smallpox found in US storage room; unclear whether virus is dead or alive

Friday - 07/11/2014, 02:18am EDT

UN: 50 new Ebola cases in 2 African nations

UN: 50 new Ebola cases in 2 African countries since last week, deadly virus still spreading

Thursday - 07/10/2014, 08:28pm EDT

Royals place Vargas on DL after appendectomy

Royals place lefty Jason Vargas on DL after appendectomy, recall Louis Coleman from Omaha

Thursday - 07/10/2014, 06:20pm EDT

5 things about the Tour de France 6th stage

Tour de France enters beloved city of French kings and postwar reconciliation in Stage 6

Thursday - 07/10/2014, 06:18pm EDT

Ga. governor pushes trials of marijuana derivative

Georgia governor pushes trials of cannabis derivative as South warms up to medical marijuana

Thursday - 07/10/2014, 04:00pm EDT

AIDS research team in Iowa loses $1.38M grant

Federal government withdraws $1.38M research grant for AIDS vaccine from Iowa State team

Thursday - 07/10/2014, 03:30pm EDT

Biographical information on Joseph Swedish

A look at Joseph Swedish, CEO of Blue Cross Blue Shield health insurer WellPoint

Thursday - 07/10/2014, 11:32am EDT

Mascherano, Zabaleta play on after blows to head

Mascherano and Zabaleta play on in World Cup semifinals after receiving blows to head

Thursday - 07/10/2014, 06:16am EDT

Va. changes regs on long-term care insurance

Virginia regulators change coverage lapse notice requirements for long-term care insurers

Thursday - 07/10/2014, 03:40am EDT

AP NewsBreak: Survey probes Hanford worker dynamic

AP NewsBreak: Report says many workers at nuclear site feel they can't challenge managers

Tuesday - 06/24/2014, 04:17pm EDT

Successful surgery after wrong cancer diagnosis

Surgery deemed success to repair woman's face damaged by radiation for a cancer she never had

Tuesday - 06/24/2014, 04:17pm EDT

Ebola cases rise in Africa as doctors sound alarm

Doctors without Borders sounds alarm as more Ebola cases appear in West Africa

Tuesday - 06/24/2014, 04:10pm EDT

Courts fight heroin scourge with drug injections

Fighting needles with needles: US courts are turning to drug injections to end heroin scourge

Tuesday - 06/24/2014, 03:50pm EDT
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