2:23 am, April 16, 2014

Health News

Cuban doctors in eye of Venezuelan hurricane

Cuban doctors in eye of Venezuelan hurricane; program popular with poor, maddening to critics

Updated 00 minutes, 49 seconds ago

More former players sue NHL regarding concussions

Former players sue NHL, alleging league hid risks of concussions; third such suit filed

Updated 01 minutes, 02 seconds ago

Study finds signs of brain changes in pot smokers

Study suggests casual marijuana users may get brain changes that foreshadow later trouble

Tuesday - 04/15/2014, 08:40pm EDT

Ex-radiology tech filed false mammogram results

Ex-Ga. radiology technician pleads guilty to entering inaccurate mammogram results

Tuesday - 04/15/2014, 07:30pm EDT

Report projects health care costs to dip slightly

New CBO report projects costs of health care program to dip slightly

Tuesday - 04/15/2014, 07:08pm EDT

Medical pot measure could boost Fla. Democrats

Medical marijuana measure in Florida a key test of pot's political potency for Democrats

Tuesday - 04/15/2014, 06:12pm EDT

DNA alternative to Pap smear sparks medical debate

Women's groups warn FDA that approving genetic test could displace tried and true Pap smear

Tuesday - 04/15/2014, 05:20pm EDT

FDA OKs Merck tablet to reduce grass allergies

FDA approves Merck's Grastek, an immunotherapy tablet to gradually reduce grass allergies

Tuesday - 04/15/2014, 04:20pm EDT

CBO: Deficits to drift lower on lower health costs

CBO: Deficits to drift lower on lower costs for health subsidies, Medicare

Tuesday - 04/15/2014, 01:50pm EDT

J&J Q1 net up 8 percent on sales jump, lower costs

Johnson & Johnson's Q1 profit rises 8 pct on lower spending, surge in prescription drug sales

Tuesday - 04/15/2014, 01:30pm EDT

American Samoa schools reopen after pink eye woes

American Samoa schools reopen after pink eye outbreak hits territory's students, teachers

Tuesday - 04/15/2014, 10:50am EDT

Death toll in Ebola outbreak rises to 121

Death toll in West Africa Ebola outbreak rises to 121; all Mali cases test negative

Tuesday - 04/15/2014, 09:40am EDT

Central Ohio mumps outbreak tops 200 cases

200-plus cases logged in central Ohio mumps outbreak; two-thirds are linked to Ohio State

Monday - 04/14/2014, 09:00pm EDT

Once-conjoined twins to leave Texas hospital

Conjoined twins to leave Dallas hospital months after being separated at abdomen

Monday - 04/14/2014, 06:31pm EDT

Trend persists of prisons as mental health housing

Study: Prisons in California and across US struggling to handle flood of mentally ill inmates

Monday - 04/14/2014, 06:20pm EDT

Ultimate Warrior died from cardiovascular disease

Arizona medical examiner rules pro wrestler Ultimate Warrior died from cardiovascular disease

Monday - 04/14/2014, 04:01pm EDT

Studies: Lab-grown nostrils, vaginas working well

Patients get lab-grown vaginas and nose parts; technique might be useful for other organs

Monday - 04/14/2014, 02:48pm EDT

Neurological disease confirmed in Va. horse

Neurological disease caused by virus confirmed in horse from Northern Virginia

Monday - 04/14/2014, 02:41pm EDT

Judge won't block new Arizona abortion drug rules

Federal judge keeps intact new Arizona abortion rules that limit use of most common drug

Tuesday - 04/01/2014, 03:04pm EDT

Retirees help caregivers cope with hospital stays

Specially trained retirees help stressed caregivers cope with loved one's scary hospital stay

Tuesday - 04/01/2014, 01:16pm EDT

Senegal closes border with Guinea over Ebola fears

Senegal closes land border with Guinea, citing concern over deadly Ebola outbreak

Tuesday - 04/01/2014, 12:00pm EDT

SKorea sex change doc: I correct 'God's mistakes'

Leading sex change surgeon in conservative South Korea says he's correcting 'God's mistakes'

Tuesday - 04/01/2014, 11:36am EDT

VP encourages last-minute health care applicants

Biden encourages last-minute health care applicants at help center on deadline day

Tuesday - 04/01/2014, 03:50am EDT
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