11:43 am, May 23, 2015

Health News

German woman, 65, gives birth to quadruplets

65-year-old German mother of 13 has given birth to quadruplets

Updated 07 minutes, 01 seconds ago

Countries approve plan for $100M health emergency fund

Countries approve plan for $100 million UN health emergency response fund

Updated 12 minutes, 48 seconds ago

Senate tweaks veterans health law to boost specialized care

Senate tweaks health care 'choice' law to boost veterans' access to specialized care

Updated 12 minutes, 58 seconds ago

Democrats see skimpy insurance as the next health care issue

With millions more covered, Democrats see high deductibles, copays as next health care issue

Updated 14 minutes, 21 seconds ago

Tobacco firms get partial win over claims on smoking effects

Federal appeals court: Tobacco firms don't have to say they deceived public about smoking

Updated 43 minutes, 01 seconds ago

Study: Severe vision loss is most common in the South

Blindness and severe vision are most common in Southern counties; highest in eastern Kentucky

Updated 43 minutes, 02 seconds ago

Wal-Mart's push on animal welfare hailed as game changer

Wal-Mart makes public guidelines to suppliers on animal treatment, use of antibiotics

Updated 1 hours, 16 minutes ago

53 people in 9 states sickened after eating raw tuna

Health officials: 53 people in 9 states sickened with salmonella after eating raw tuna

Updated 1 hours, 23 minutes ago

Not even helmets help pro bull riders stave off concussions

Concussions most pervasive injury in professional bull riding, even with widespread helmet use

Updated 1 hours, 42 minutes ago

Guinea families transport bodies in public taxis

Guinea reports spike in Ebola cases with 27 sick, police say families transporting corpses

Updated 1 hours, 42 minutes ago

Listeria: FDA finds problems at Ohio ice cream plant

FDA report shows inadequate cleaning, testing at Ohio ice cream plant where listeria found

Updated 1 hours, 42 minutes ago

Study: Fewer kids have severe mental problems; more get help

Fewer US children and teens have severe mental problems and more are getting help, study finds

Updated 1 hours, 43 minutes ago

Endangered antelope dying off in vast numbers in Kazakhstan

Endangered saiga antelope mysteriously dying off in vast numbers in Kazakhstan; 85,000 dead

Saturday - 05/23/2015, 08:50am EDT

Koch, Kravis donate total of $250M for hospitals, research

Koch, Kravis make separate donations totaling $250 million for NYC hospitals, medical research

Saturday - 05/23/2015, 07:30am EDT

Mexico officials: Bacterial infections sickened children

Mexico officials say bacterial infections, not contaminated vaccines, sickened children

Friday - 05/22/2015, 08:10pm EDT

Egg prices surge to record on shortage caused by bird flu

Egg prices surge to record as bird flu decimates Midwest chicken flock

Friday - 05/22/2015, 07:46pm EDT

Timeline: Key steps among companies in animal welfare

Timeline: Key steps among companies in push for better treatment of farm animals

Friday - 05/22/2015, 06:30pm EDT

Dentist accused of running 'house of horrors' agrees to quit

Florida dentist accused of running 'house of horrors' gives up medical license

Friday - 05/22/2015, 06:00pm EDT

After week in jail, Florida mom agrees to son's circumcision

Florida mother jailed in son's circumcision case gives up fight, agrees to allow procedure

Friday - 05/22/2015, 05:49pm EDT

FDA proposes to know more about antibiotic use in animals

FDA proposes increased data collection on antibiotic use in animals that become meat

Friday - 05/22/2015, 04:30pm EDT

School nutrition director suspended for serving up old meat

Nutrition director in Tennessee suspended for serving 4- to 6-year-old pork to students

Friday - 05/08/2015, 06:50pm EDT
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