Year in space put US astronaut's disease defenses on alert 2019-02-20T15:05:41Z 2019-02-15T16:53:30Z 2019-02-20T15:05:03Z Scientists find that a NASA astronaut who spent nearly a year in space had his immune system go on high alert. Hospital, doctor face 3 new lawsuits over drug doses, deaths 2019-02-20T15:05:01Z 2019-02-19T17:43:19Z 2019-02-20T15:04:18Z Three more wrongful-death lawsuits have been filed against an Ohio hospital system and a doctor accused of ordering potentially fatal doses of pain medication for dozens of patients.
Researchers find clues that depression may speed brain aging 2019-02-20T15:05:00Z 2019-02-14T18:34:08Z 2019-02-20T15:04:17Z Memory and thinking skills naturally slow with age but now scientists are finding clues that depression might worsen the decline.
Medicare ambulance rides may no longer end up at ER 2019-02-20T15:04:58Z 2019-02-14T21:53:36Z 2019-02-20T15:04:16Z Medicare ambulance rides could include option of going to urgent care or doctor's office.
Flu vaccine doing a relatively good job this season 2019-02-20T15:04:56Z 2019-02-14T18:03:21Z 2019-02-20T15:04:16Z Health officials say the flu vaccine is doing a relatively good job protecting Americans this winter. Anesthesia, if limited, can be safe for baby's brain 2019-02-20T15:04:56Z 2019-02-14T23:43:29Z 2019-02-20T15:04:15Z Study of 450 infants finds strong evidence that one episode of general anesthesia doesn't hurt a baby's brain development.
Cancer death racial gap narrows, but still higher for blacks 2019-02-20T15:04:54Z 2019-02-14T16:03:11Z 2019-02-20T15:04:14Z Blacks still die of cancer at higher rates than other Americans, but report says the gap is narrowing. 9/11 fund running out of money for those with illnesses 2019-02-20T15:04:52Z 2019-02-15T20:53:11Z 2019-02-20T15:04:13Z The compensation fund for victims of 9/11 is running out of money and will cut future payments by 50 to 70 percent. Trump gains weight, now considered obese; cholesterol down 2019-02-20T15:04:51Z 2019-02-14T21:53:28Z 2019-02-20T15:04:13Z President Donald Trump has tipped the scales and is now officially considered obese.
Opioid maker used rap video to push powerful painkiller 2019-02-20T15:04:49Z 2019-02-15T17:03:14Z 2019-02-20T15:04:12Z Employees at a drug company accused of bribing doctors rapped and danced around a life-size bottle of a highly addictive fentanyl spray in a video meant to motivate sales reps into getting patients on higher doses.
Cleaning routine shows promise in curbing superbug infection 2019-02-16T19:04:25Z 2019-02-13T22:03:32Z 2019-02-16T19:04:18Z A new study finds a way for people to cut their risk of developing a dangerous superbug infection after leaving the hospital. 53 cases of measles confirmed in southern Washington state 2019-02-15T20:25:38Z 2019-02-14T06:33:42Z 2019-02-15T20:24:13Z Health officials in southern Washington state say they have confirmed 53 cases of measles.
Ex-Colorado Gov. Hickenlooper supports universal health care 2019-02-15T16:55:41Z 2019-02-14T19:03:33Z 2019-02-15T16:54:52Z John Hickenlooper, the former Democratic governor of Colorado who's considering running for president, says he supports universal health care and thinks the U.S. eventually should provide it.
Source of fall romaine outbreak a mystery, US regulators say 2019-02-15T02:45:24Z 2019-02-13T23:33:34Z 2019-02-15T02:44:31Z Federal regulators say their investigation wasn't able to determine the source of a E. coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce. 8 die of measles in Ukraine this year as outbreak worsens 2019-02-14T22:54:34Z 2019-02-13T12:23:05Z 2019-02-14T22:54:24Z Eight people have died of measles in Ukraine since the start of the year. Counseling urged to prevent depression in at-risk new moms 2019-02-14T21:55:53Z 2019-02-12T16:03:21Z 2019-02-14T21:55:07Z Task force finds counseling at-risk pregnant women, new mothers offers a chance at preventing perinatal depression. Keep the volume down! UN issues guidelines for audio devices 2019-02-14T21:35:23Z 2019-02-12T16:53:31Z 2019-02-14T21:35:21Z Two U.N. agencies want governments and makers of headphones, mobile phones and other audio devices to do more to keep down the volume they emit, amid concerns about hearing loss in an increasingly digitized era.
Youth smoking decline stalls, and vaping may be to blame 2019-02-14T18:14:32Z 2019-02-11T18:43:17Z 2019-02-14T18:14:23Z A large study shows cigarette smoking rates for U.S. kids have stopped falling, and health officials believe youth vaping is responsible. What the FDA's actions mean for dietary supplements 2019-02-14T16:34:45Z 2019-02-11T20:33:36Z 2019-02-14T16:34:41Z The FDA says it plans to step up its policing of the growing dietary supplements industry.
California judge will keep Planned Parenthood names sealed 2019-02-14T14:34:56Z 2019-02-11T20:53:20Z 2019-02-14T14:33:47Z Planned Parenthood is making an unusual legal demand to join California's criminal prosecution of two anti-abortion activists charged with invasion of privacy for secretly making videos as they tried to buy fetal material from the organization.
Utah reduces voter-backed Medicaid expansion in rare move 2019-02-14T06:25:49Z 2019-02-12T01:03:24Z 2019-02-14T06:24:15Z Utah has passed sweeping changes to a voter-approved Medicaid expansion, slashing the number of people covered and adding work requirements that the Trump administration is expected to approve.
Depression 101: Dallas schoolkids learn about mental health 2019-02-13T23:34:54Z 2019-02-09T15:03:15Z 2019-02-13T23:34:47Z Dozens of Dallas-area schools are among a growing number around the world that are teaching children how to spot the signs of depression in themselves and others. China reports new outbreak of African swine fever 2019-02-13T22:25:01Z 2019-02-09T03:43:28Z 2019-02-13T22:24:43Z China has.
Arizona wants care unit where patient was raped to stay open 2019-02-13T15:34:14Z 2019-02-08T19:03:20Z 2019-02-13T15:33:57Z Arizona is contesting a long-term care facility's decision to shut down the unit where an incapacitated woman was raped and later gave birth.
Arizona health facility rape spurs video surveillance push 2019-02-12T23:44:37Z 2019-02-08T06:23:47Z 2019-02-12T23:44:22Z The rape of an incapacitated woman is driving Arizona to catch up to 10 states with laws or regulations governing electronic monitoring and other technology aimed at deterring abuse inside long-term care facilities.
Pea-sized pill delivers insulin shot from inside the stomach 2019-02-12T21:35:31Z 2019-02-07T19:13:19Z 2019-02-12T21:35:14Z Scientists hid a tiny shot inside a pill, a gadget inspired by a tortoise shell that can inject medicines like insulin from inside the stomach.
Millennial money: Minimalism can declutter finances, too 2019-02-12T16:43:56Z 2019-02-12T15:13:21Z 2019-02-12T16:43:21Z Here's how financial minimalism can help you clarify goals, reduce stress and focus on what matters.
White House report tries to shift Trump health care rhetoric 2019-02-12T16:14:15Z 2019-02-08T07:13:34Z 2019-02-12T16:14:08Z APNewsBreak: White House report denies 'sabotage' of Obama health law.
Reckoning time: Trump checks in for another medical checkup 2019-02-12T15:14:32Z 2019-02-08T22:13:34Z 2019-02-12T15:14:29Z President Donald Trump underwent an extensive health checkup Friday, a year after his doctor advised him to up the exercise and cut the calories. Instagram changes rules on self-harm postings after suicide 2019-02-12T12:46:11Z 2019-02-08T11:43:05Z 2019-02-12T12:45:51Z Instagram has agreed to ban graphic images of self-harm after objections were raised in Britain following the suicide of a teen whose father said the photo-sharing platform had contributed to her decision to take her own life. FDA questions Juul, Altria commitment to combat teen vaping 2019-02-11T23:44:53Z 2019-02-08T18:33:26Z 2019-02-11T23:44:48Z FDA wants new meetings with e-cigarette maker Juul and partner Altria, questions commitment to stopping teen vaping.
Abortion case shows Roberts firmly at Supreme Court's center 2019-02-11T20:35:08Z 2019-02-08T05:53:32Z 2019-02-11T20:34:49Z The Supreme Court is stopping Louisiana from enforcing new regulations on abortion clinics.
Tests suggest scientists achieved 1st 'in body' gene editing 2019-02-09T10:04:06Z 2019-02-07T16:13:20Z 2019-02-09T10:03:41Z Scientists think they have achieved the first gene editing inside the body, altering DNA in adults to try to treat a disease.
Stanford probes faculty ties to China gene-edited baby work 2019-02-09T03:33:43Z 2019-02-07T20:13:21Z 2019-02-09T03:33:39Z Stanford University has started a review of interactions that some professors had with the Chinese scientist who claims to have helped make gene-edited babies.
The Latest: Physician says Trump is 'in very good health' 2019-02-08T23:34:57Z 2019-02-08T17:53:18Z 2019-02-08T23:34:54Z President Donald Trump has arrived at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center for his annual medical checkup.
Facility where incapacitated woman gave birth to shut down 2019-02-08T18:45:10Z 2019-02-08T00:43:36Z 2019-02-08T18:44:49Z A long-term care facility in Arizona where an incapacitated woman was raped and later gave birth is shutting down. FDA alerts more doctors of rare cancer with breast implants 2019-02-08T17:44:20Z 2019-02-07T17:43:13Z 2019-02-08T17:43:57Z FDA tells more doctors to watch for rare cancer linked to breast implants.
Johnson & Johnson will list drug prices in TV commercials 2019-02-08T16:04:40Z 2019-02-07T18:43:16Z 2019-02-08T16:04:16Z Johnson & Johnson plans to air first TV ads disclosing list prices of its prescription drugs. Pittsburgh water agency to spend $50M to replace lead pipes 2019-02-08T09:54:59Z 2019-02-07T17:13:23Z 2019-02-08T09:53:54Z Pittsburgh's beleaguered water authority will spend $50 million to replace lead service lines, give filters to low-income residents and take other steps to address the city's lead crisis under a settlement approved by state utility regulators.
Wave of concussion lawsuits to test NCAA's liability 2019-02-08T06:26:41Z 2019-02-07T19:23:21Z 2019-02-08T06:26:41Z NCAA facing more than 300 lawsuits from former college football players who claim mistreated concussions left them with medical problems.
Anti-abortion bills: Odds good in GOP states, not Congress 2019-02-08T06:04:50Z 2019-02-07T06:03:33Z 2019-02-08T06:03:55Z Trump's call for a ban on late-term abortions is unlikely to prevail in Congress, but Republican legislators are pushing tough anti-abortion bills in several states. Change your screen habits from time-wasting to money-saving 2019-02-08T01:14:29Z 2019-02-07T12:13:08Z 2019-02-08T01:14:18Z Consider some financially responsible ways to use your screen time. China says tests on plasma products negative for HIV 2019-02-07T21:26:07Z 2019-02-07T04:43:37Z 2019-02-07T21:26:07Z Chinese investigators say tests on a batch of a plasma product feared to have been contaminated with HIV have turned up negative for the virus that causes AIDS.
Army aims for more combat-ready troops with new fitness test 2019-02-07T21:25:56Z 2019-02-06T20:33:56Z 2019-02-07T21:24:11Z The Army is developing a new, more grueling and complex fitness exam that adds dead lifts, power throws and other exercises designed to make soldiers more fit and ready for combat.
Blackface photo reopens long history of bigotry in medicine 2019-02-07T19:25:52Z 2019-02-06T13:03:26Z 2019-02-07T19:25:52Z Blackface yearbook photo reopens long history of bigotry in American medicine.
Arizona may require license for care facilities after rape 2019-02-07T18:44:55Z 2019-02-06T23:23:26Z 2019-02-07T18:44:11Z Arizona may boost state oversight of long-term care facilities like the one in Phoenix where an incapacitated woman was raped and later gave birth.
Romania detains Italian man who posed as plastic surgeon 2019-02-07T17:45:09Z 2019-02-06T20:13:24Z 2019-02-07T17:44:37Z Romanian police have detained an Italian man who allegedly posed as a plastic surgeon in clinics around Bucharest.
Trump launching campaign to end HIV epidemic in US by 2030 2019-02-07T17:15:08Z 2019-02-06T12:53:10Z 2019-02-07T17:15:04Z Trump's campaign to end HIV epidemic in US by 2030 is greeted with skepticism and cautious optimism.
With anti-abortion push, Trump woos evangelicals again 2019-02-07T17:14:56Z 2019-02-06T22:13:21Z 2019-02-07T17:14:50Z With a fierce denunciation of late-term abortions, President Donald Trump made a move to re-energize evangelical voters, a key part of his base whose support will be vital in heading off any possible 2020 primary challenge. Grandmothers helping to banish female genital circumcision 2019-02-07T15:55:31Z 2019-02-06T12:03:06Z 2019-02-07T15:54:36Z Grandmothers helping to banish female genital circumcision, which affects millions worldwide.
US attorney in Philadelphia sues over safe injection site 2019-02-07T12:14:24Z 2019-02-06T18:03:14Z 2019-02-07T12:14:08Z The top federal prosecutor in Philadelphia has filed suit to stop a nonprofit from opening a safe injection site to address the city's opioid problem. Chronic pain given as top reason for using medical marijuana 2019-02-07T06:54:48Z 2019-02-04T21:13:18Z 2019-02-07T06:53:59Z Chronic pain tops the list of reasons people give when they enroll in state medical marijuana programs.
Corn syrup in beer: It's for fermenting, not as a sweetener 2019-02-07T03:34:23Z 2019-02-04T21:53:27Z 2019-02-07T03:34:20Z Bud Light is touting that it doesn't use corn syrup, but experts say that doesn't mean much for its nutritional content.
Brazil institute: Potential health crisis from dam breach 2019-02-06T22:14:07Z 2019-02-05T20:53:19Z 2019-02-06T22:13:53Z A top research institute in Brazil is warning of a potential health crisis following the collapse of a dam containing large amounts of mining waste. Cuomo defends NY abortion law after criticism from Trump 2019-02-06T22:05:14Z 2019-02-06T18:23:34Z 2019-02-06T22:04:30Z Gov. Andrew Cuomo is defending New York's new state abortion law after it was criticized by President Donald Trump during Tuesday's State of the Union address. Patient at Pennsylvania hospital doesn't have Ebola 2019-02-06T20:45:19Z 2019-02-06T12:53:06Z 2019-02-06T20:44:26Z A patient is being tested for Ebola at a hospital in Pennsylvania, although officials don't believe the person has the potentially deadly illness. California bill would limit genitalia surgery for children 2019-02-06T20:34:50Z 2019-02-05T01:53:28Z 2019-02-06T20:34:40Z A new California proposal would bar doctors from performing surgery on children born with genitals that don't fit a single gender unless it's medically necessary or the child consents.
Changed Supreme Court weighing Louisiana abortion clinic law 2019-02-06T18:04:46Z 2019-02-03T18:13:13Z 2019-02-06T18:04:03Z The outcome of a fight over a Louisiana law regulating abortion providers could signal whether a fortified conservative majority on the Supreme Court is willing to cut back on abortion rights.
Science Says: Internet craze behind a brain-tingling beer ad 2019-02-06T15:56:30Z 2019-02-01T14:13:08Z 2019-02-06T15:55:06Z A new Super Bowl commercial will expose a vast audience to an internet craze known as ASMR, or autonomous sensory meridian response. Experts call for emergency declaration on Congo's Ebola 2019-02-06T12:55:05Z 2019-02-04T15:03:10Z 2019-02-06T12:54:02Z An international group of public health experts have called on The World Health Organization to convene an emergency committee and consider declaring Congo's Ebola outbreak an international public health emergency. Trump plan to stop HIV epidemic targets high-infection areas 2019-02-06T12:55:03Z 2019-02-06T03:33:35Z 2019-02-06T12:54:00Z President Donald Trump is launching a campaign to end the HIV epidemic in the United States by 2030, targeting areas where new infections happen and getting highly effective drugs to people at risk. Romania investigates man who posed as plastic surgeon 2019-02-06T12:04:28Z 2019-02-05T16:13:24Z 2019-02-06T12:03:57Z Romanian authorities are investigating an Italian citizen who allegedly posed as a plastic surgeon.
Video Clip: Thousands of Long Island residents still without power - Disaster tourists seek firsthand look at NY's storm-ravaged neighborhoods, annoying some