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  • Smoking strong pot daily raises psychosis risk, study finds

    Smoking strong pot daily raises psychosis risk, study finds

    Tuesday, March 19 2019 7:41 PM EDT2019-03-19 23:41:14 GMT
    Wednesday, March 20 2019 5:51 AM EDT2019-03-20 09:51:24 GMT
    (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File). FILE - In this Dec. 19, 2014 file photo, a sales associate uses a pair of chopsticks to hold a bud of Lemon Skunk, the highest potency strain of marijuana available at the dispensary in Denver. According to research r...(AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File). FILE - In this Dec. 19, 2014 file photo, a sales associate uses a pair of chopsticks to hold a bud of Lemon Skunk, the highest potency strain of marijuana available at the dispensary in Denver. According to research r...
    (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File). FILE - In this Dec. 19, 2014 file photo, a sales associate uses a pair of chopsticks to hold a bud of Lemon Skunk, the highest potency strain of marijuana available at the dispensary in Denver. According to research r...(AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File). FILE - In this Dec. 19, 2014 file photo, a sales associate uses a pair of chopsticks to hold a bud of Lemon Skunk, the highest potency strain of marijuana available at the dispensary in Denver. According to research r...
    Scientists say smoking high-potency marijuana every day could increase the chances of developing psychosis by about five times.More >>
    Scientists say smoking high-potency marijuana every day could increase the chances of developing psychosis by about five times.More >>
  • APNewsBreak: Congress' inaction endangers black lung fund

    APNewsBreak: Congress' inaction endangers black lung fund

    Tuesday, March 19 2019 2:11 PM EDT2019-03-19 18:11:01 GMT
    Wednesday, March 20 2019 5:51 AM EDT2019-03-20 09:51:18 GMT
    (AP Photo/Dylan Lovan). Retired coal miner John Robinson uses a nebulizer during his daily breathing treatments for black lung disease on Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019 in Coeburn, Va. Robinson was 47 when he was diagnosed with black lung disease, part of a n...(AP Photo/Dylan Lovan). Retired coal miner John Robinson uses a nebulizer during his daily breathing treatments for black lung disease on Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019 in Coeburn, Va. Robinson was 47 when he was diagnosed with black lung disease, part of a n...
    (AP Photo/Dylan Lovan). Retired coal miner John Robinson uses a nebulizer during his daily breathing treatments for black lung disease on Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019 in Coeburn, Va. Robinson was 47 when he was diagnosed with black lung disease, part of a n...(AP Photo/Dylan Lovan). Retired coal miner John Robinson uses a nebulizer during his daily breathing treatments for black lung disease on Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019 in Coeburn, Va. Robinson was 47 when he was diagnosed with black lung disease, part of a n...
    Inaction by Congress and the Trump administration is threatening a fund that supports coal miners suffering from black lung.More >>
    Inaction by Congress and the Trump administration is threatening a fund that supports coal miners suffering from black lung.More >>
  • FDA approves drug for treating postpartum depression

    FDA approves drug for treating postpartum depression

    Tuesday, March 19 2019 6:51 PM EDT2019-03-19 22:51:20 GMT
    Wednesday, March 20 2019 5:51 AM EDT2019-03-20 09:51:10 GMT
    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the first drug specifically for postpartum depression, the most common childbirth complication.More >>
    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the first drug specifically for postpartum depression, the most common childbirth complication.More >>
  • Jury: Roundup weed killer is major factor in man's cancer

    Jury: Roundup weed killer is major factor in man's cancer

    Tuesday, March 19 2019 5:51 PM EDT2019-03-19 21:51:05 GMT
    Wednesday, March 20 2019 5:51 AM EDT2019-03-20 09:51:07 GMT
    A jury in federal court in San Francisco has concluded that Roundup weed killer was a substantial factor in a California man's cancer.More >>
    A jury in federal court in San Francisco has concluded that Roundup weed killer was a substantial factor in a California man's cancer.More >>
  • San Francisco floats ban on e-cigarettes pending US review

    San Francisco floats ban on e-cigarettes pending US review

    Tuesday, March 19 2019 6:22 PM EDT2019-03-19 22:22:18 GMT
    Wednesday, March 20 2019 3:33 AM EDT2019-03-20 07:33:17 GMT
    (AP Photo/Janie Har). San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera, at podium, announces that he's cracking down on the sale of e-cigarettes that he says aggressively target youth, at a City Hall news conference Tuesday, march 19, 2019. Legislation to be...(AP Photo/Janie Har). San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera, at podium, announces that he's cracking down on the sale of e-cigarettes that he says aggressively target youth, at a City Hall news conference Tuesday, march 19, 2019. Legislation to be...
    (AP Photo/Janie Har). San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera, at podium, announces that he's cracking down on the sale of e-cigarettes that he says aggressively target youth, at a City Hall news conference Tuesday, march 19, 2019. Legislation to be...(AP Photo/Janie Har). San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera, at podium, announces that he's cracking down on the sale of e-cigarettes that he says aggressively target youth, at a City Hall news conference Tuesday, march 19, 2019. Legislation to be...
    San Francisco is trying to crack down on electronic cigarettes that some say aggressively target kids.More >>
    San Francisco is trying to crack down on electronic cigarettes that some say aggressively target kids.More >>
  • Newer heart valves may let more people avoid surgery

    Newer heart valves may let more people avoid surgery

    Saturday, March 16 2019 1:51 PM EDT2019-03-16 17:51:20 GMT
    Wednesday, March 20 2019 1:52 AM EDT2019-03-20 05:52:07 GMT
    Studies suggest newer heart valves can let many people avoid surgery.More >>
    Studies suggest newer heart valves can let many people avoid surgery.More >>
  • Are eggs good or bad for you? New research rekindles debate

    Are eggs good or bad for you? New research rekindles debate

    Friday, March 15 2019 2:41 PM EDT2019-03-15 18:41:18 GMT
    Wednesday, March 20 2019 1:52 AM EDT2019-03-20 05:52:07 GMT
    Latest US research on eggs won't go over easy for those can't eat breakfast without them.More >>
    Latest US research on eggs won't go over easy for those can't eat breakfast without them.More >>
  • UN: Gene editing for human reproduction is 'irresponsible'

    UN: Gene editing for human reproduction is 'irresponsible'

    Tuesday, March 19 2019 1:51 PM EDT2019-03-19 17:51:20 GMT
    Wednesday, March 20 2019 1:52 AM EDT2019-03-20 05:52:03 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein, File). FILE - In this Oct. 9, 2018 file photo, a researcher installs a fine glass pipette into a microscope in preparation for injecting embryos with Cas9 protein and PCSK9 sgRNA at a lab in Shenzhen in southern China's Gua...(AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein, File). FILE - In this Oct. 9, 2018 file photo, a researcher installs a fine glass pipette into a microscope in preparation for injecting embryos with Cas9 protein and PCSK9 sgRNA at a lab in Shenzhen in southern China's Gua...
    (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein, File). FILE - In this Oct. 9, 2018 file photo, a researcher installs a fine glass pipette into a microscope in preparation for injecting embryos with Cas9 protein and PCSK9 sgRNA at a lab in Shenzhen in southern China's Gua...(AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein, File). FILE - In this Oct. 9, 2018 file photo, a researcher installs a fine glass pipette into a microscope in preparation for injecting embryos with Cas9 protein and PCSK9 sgRNA at a lab in Shenzhen in southern China's Gua...
    Experts convened by the World Health Organization call for the creation of a database of gene-editing research.More >>
    Experts convened by the World Health Organization call for the creation of a database of gene-editing research.More >>
  • EPA bans consumer use of deadly paint stripper, in rare step

    EPA bans consumer use of deadly paint stripper, in rare step

    Friday, March 15 2019 2:41 PM EDT2019-03-15 18:41:16 GMT
    Wednesday, March 20 2019 1:52 AM EDT2019-03-20 05:52:03 GMT
    The Environmental Protection Agency is banning consumer sales of a paint stripper after personal appeals by families of men who died while using the product.More >>
    The Environmental Protection Agency is banning consumer sales of a paint stripper after personal appeals by families of men who died while using the product.More >>
  • Apple Watch may spot heart problem but more research needed

    Apple Watch may spot heart problem but more research needed

    Saturday, March 16 2019 10:11 AM EDT2019-03-16 14:11:09 GMT
    Wednesday, March 20 2019 1:52 AM EDT2019-03-20 05:52:02 GMT
    Study: Apple Watch sometimes can detect a worrisome irregular heartbeat, but more research is needed.More >>
    Study: Apple Watch sometimes can detect a worrisome irregular heartbeat, but more research is needed.More >>
  • The way you speak now was shaped by what your ancestors ate

    The way you speak now was shaped by what your ancestors ate

    Thursday, March 14 2019 2:11 PM EDT2019-03-14 18:11:26 GMT
    Tuesday, March 19 2019 7:12 PM EDT2019-03-19 23:12:28 GMT
    (AP Photo/Niranjan Shrestha). FILE - In this June 30, 2014 file photo, a farmer, left, ritualistically offers a small portion of food to god before eating her lunch while working at a rice field in Chunnikhel, Katmandu, Nepal. Languages evolve as socie...(AP Photo/Niranjan Shrestha). FILE - In this June 30, 2014 file photo, a farmer, left, ritualistically offers a small portion of food to god before eating her lunch while working at a rice field in Chunnikhel, Katmandu, Nepal. Languages evolve as socie...
    (AP Photo/Niranjan Shrestha). FILE - In this June 30, 2014 file photo, a farmer, left, ritualistically offers a small portion of food to god before eating her lunch while working at a rice field in Chunnikhel, Katmandu, Nepal. Languages evolve as socie...(AP Photo/Niranjan Shrestha). FILE - In this June 30, 2014 file photo, a farmer, left, ritualistically offers a small portion of food to god before eating her lunch while working at a rice field in Chunnikhel, Katmandu, Nepal. Languages evolve as socie...
    Scientists report that the way most of us speak today has been shaped in part by what our ancestors ate.More >>
    Scientists report that the way most of us speak today has been shaped in part by what our ancestors ate.More >>
  • Gluten, lactose in drugs? Study raises questions about risk

    Gluten, lactose in drugs? Study raises questions about risk

    Wednesday, March 13 2019 3:51 PM EDT2019-03-13 19:51:22 GMT
    Tuesday, March 19 2019 6:52 PM EDT2019-03-19 22:52:54 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File). FILE - This July 6, 2017 file photo shows prescription drugs in a glass flask at the state crime lab in Taylorsville, Utah. A report released on Wednesday, March 13, 2019 says pills can contain ingredients like gluten, lac...(AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File). FILE - This July 6, 2017 file photo shows prescription drugs in a glass flask at the state crime lab in Taylorsville, Utah. A report released on Wednesday, March 13, 2019 says pills can contain ingredients like gluten, lac...
    (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File). FILE - This July 6, 2017 file photo shows prescription drugs in a glass flask at the state crime lab in Taylorsville, Utah. A report released on Wednesday, March 13, 2019 says pills can contain ingredients like gluten, lac...(AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File). FILE - This July 6, 2017 file photo shows prescription drugs in a glass flask at the state crime lab in Taylorsville, Utah. A report released on Wednesday, March 13, 2019 says pills can contain ingredients like gluten, lac...
    Report says pills can have ingredients like gluten, lactose or dyes that may cause problems for some patients.More >>
    Report says pills can have ingredients like gluten, lactose or dyes that may cause problems for some patients.More >>
  • Scientists back temporary global ban on gene-edited babies

    Scientists back temporary global ban on gene-edited babies

    Wednesday, March 13 2019 2:11 PM EDT2019-03-13 18:11:24 GMT
    Tuesday, March 19 2019 6:22 PM EDT2019-03-19 22:22:32 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein). FILE - In this Oct. 9, 2018 file photo, Qin Jinzhou deposits an embryo into a microplate after injecting it with injecting Cas9 protein and PCSK9 sgRNA in a laboratory in Shenzhen in southern China's Guangdong province. On...(AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein). FILE - In this Oct. 9, 2018 file photo, Qin Jinzhou deposits an embryo into a microplate after injecting it with injecting Cas9 protein and PCSK9 sgRNA in a laboratory in Shenzhen in southern China's Guangdong province. On...
    (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein). FILE - In this Oct. 9, 2018 file photo, Qin Jinzhou deposits an embryo into a microplate after injecting it with injecting Cas9 protein and PCSK9 sgRNA in a laboratory in Shenzhen in southern China's Guangdong province. On...(AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein). FILE - In this Oct. 9, 2018 file photo, Qin Jinzhou deposits an embryo into a microplate after injecting it with injecting Cas9 protein and PCSK9 sgRNA in a laboratory in Shenzhen in southern China's Guangdong province. On...
    An international group of scientists and ethicists is calling for a temporary global ban on making babies with edited genes.More >>
    An international group of scientists and ethicists is calling for a temporary global ban on making babies with edited genes.More >>
  • US health officials move to tighten sales of e-cigarettes

    US health officials move to tighten sales of e-cigarettes

    Wednesday, March 13 2019 9:51 AM EDT2019-03-13 13:51:13 GMT
    Tuesday, March 19 2019 6:22 PM EDT2019-03-19 22:22:29 GMT
    (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File). FILE - In this April 11, 2018, file photo, a high school student uses a vaping device near a school campus in Cambridge, Mass. U.S. health regulators are moving ahead with a plan to keep e-cigarettes out of the hands of t...(AP Photo/Steven Senne, File). FILE - In this April 11, 2018, file photo, a high school student uses a vaping device near a school campus in Cambridge, Mass. U.S. health regulators are moving ahead with a plan to keep e-cigarettes out of the hands of t...
    (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File). FILE - In this April 11, 2018, file photo, a high school student uses a vaping device near a school campus in Cambridge, Mass. U.S. health regulators are moving ahead with a plan to keep e-cigarettes out of the hands of t...(AP Photo/Steven Senne, File). FILE - In this April 11, 2018, file photo, a high school student uses a vaping device near a school campus in Cambridge, Mass. U.S. health regulators are moving ahead with a plan to keep e-cigarettes out of the hands of t...
    U.S. health regulators are moving ahead with a plan to keep e-cigarettes out of the hands of teenagers by restricting sales of most flavored products in convenience stores and online.More >>
    U.S. health regulators are moving ahead with a plan to keep e-cigarettes out of the hands of teenagers by restricting sales of most flavored products in convenience stores and online.More >>
  • More charges in $50M state benefits prescription drug probe

    More charges in $50M state benefits prescription drug probe

    Friday, March 15 2019 2:01 PM EDT2019-03-15 18:01:20 GMT
    Tuesday, March 19 2019 1:52 PM EDT2019-03-19 17:52:28 GMT
    Authorities say a police officer and three firefighters are among seven people recently charged in a $50 million prescription drug scheme that has already produced nearly two dozen guilty pleas.More >>
    Authorities say a police officer and three firefighters are among seven people recently charged in a $50 million prescription drug scheme that has already produced nearly two dozen guilty pleas.More >>
  • Attacks could reverse gains in Congo's Ebola fight, says WHO

    Attacks could reverse gains in Congo's Ebola fight, says WHO

    Thursday, March 14 2019 10:01 AM EDT2019-03-14 14:01:32 GMT
    Monday, March 18 2019 12:32 AM EDT2019-03-18 04:32:41 GMT
    The director-general of the World Health Organization says recent attacks on Ebola treatment centers in Congo threaten to reverse the gains that have been made in fighting the epidemic.More >>
    The director-general of the World Health Organization says recent attacks on Ebola treatment centers in Congo threaten to reverse the gains that have been made in fighting the epidemic.More >>
  • With lawsuits looming, OxyContin maker considers bankruptcy

    With lawsuits looming, OxyContin maker considers bankruptcy

    Wednesday, March 13 2019 4:41 PM EDT2019-03-13 20:41:24 GMT
    Saturday, March 16 2019 11:12 AM EDT2019-03-16 15:12:05 GMT
    The company that made billions selling OxyContin says it is considering bankruptcy protection as trial dates for opioid lawsuits get closer.More >>
    The company that made billions selling OxyContin says it is considering bankruptcy protection as trial dates for opioid lawsuits get closer.More >>
  • Mystery infections traced to blood-shedding religious ritual

    Mystery infections traced to blood-shedding religious ritual

    Wednesday, March 13 2019 12:31 PM EDT2019-03-13 16:31:26 GMT
    Friday, March 15 2019 7:12 PM EDT2019-03-15 23:12:30 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul). FILE - In this Sunday, Oct. 9, 2016 file photo, Shiite Muslim men beat themselves with knives attached to chains during a procession to mark Ashoura in Kabul, Afghanistan. In a report released on Wednesday, March 13, 2019, resear...(AP Photo/Rahmat Gul). FILE - In this Sunday, Oct. 9, 2016 file photo, Shiite Muslim men beat themselves with knives attached to chains during a procession to mark Ashoura in Kabul, Afghanistan. In a report released on Wednesday, March 13, 2019, resear...
    (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul). FILE - In this Sunday, Oct. 9, 2016 file photo, Shiite Muslim men beat themselves with knives attached to chains during a procession to mark Ashoura in Kabul, Afghanistan. In a report released on Wednesday, March 13, 2019, resear...(AP Photo/Rahmat Gul). FILE - In this Sunday, Oct. 9, 2016 file photo, Shiite Muslim men beat themselves with knives attached to chains during a procession to mark Ashoura in Kabul, Afghanistan. In a report released on Wednesday, March 13, 2019, resear...
    Researchers say they have traced a cluster of rare infections to blood-shedding religious rituals.More >>
    Researchers say they have traced a cluster of rare infections to blood-shedding religious rituals.More >>
  • Are eggs good or bad for you? New research rekindles debate

    Are eggs good or bad for you? New research rekindles debate

    Friday, March 15 2019 2:31 PM EDT2019-03-15 18:31:16 GMT
    Friday, March 15 2019 3:14 PM EDT2019-03-15 19:14:55 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan). FILE - In this May 14, 2008 file photo, cartons of eggs are displayed for sale in the Union Square green market in New York. The latest U.S. research on eggs won’t go over easy for those can’t eat breakfast without them.Study ...(AP Photo/Mark Lennihan). FILE - In this May 14, 2008 file photo, cartons of eggs are displayed for sale in the Union Square green market in New York. The latest U.S. research on eggs won’t go over easy for those can’t eat breakfast without them.Study ...
    (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan). FILE - In this May 14, 2008 file photo, cartons of eggs are displayed for sale in the Union Square green market in New York. The latest U.S. research on eggs won’t go over easy for those can’t eat breakfast without them.Study ...(AP Photo/Mark Lennihan). FILE - In this May 14, 2008 file photo, cartons of eggs are displayed for sale in the Union Square green market in New York. The latest U.S. research on eggs won’t go over easy for those can’t eat breakfast without them.Study ...
    Latest US research on eggs won't go over easy for those can't eat breakfast without them.More >>
    Latest US research on eggs won't go over easy for those can't eat breakfast without them.More >>
  • Claire's recalls makeup after regulators warn of asbestos

    Claire's recalls makeup after regulators warn of asbestos

    Wednesday, March 13 2019 10:11 AM EDT2019-03-13 14:11:10 GMT
    Friday, March 15 2019 2:42 PM EDT2019-03-15 18:42:57 GMT
    (FDA via AP). This photo provided by the FDA shows Claire's Eyeshadows.  Claire’s is recalling Claire's Eyeshadows and two other makeup products after U.S. regulators warned people not to use them because of possible asbestos.  Last week, the Food and ...(FDA via AP). This photo provided by the FDA shows Claire's Eyeshadows. Claire’s is recalling Claire's Eyeshadows and two other makeup products after U.S. regulators warned people not to use them because of possible asbestos. Last week, the Food and ...
    (FDA via AP). This photo provided by the FDA shows Claire's Eyeshadows.  Claire’s is recalling Claire's Eyeshadows and two other makeup products after U.S. regulators warned people not to use them because of possible asbestos.  Last week, the Food and ...(FDA via AP). This photo provided by the FDA shows Claire's Eyeshadows. Claire’s is recalling Claire's Eyeshadows and two other makeup products after U.S. regulators warned people not to use them because of possible asbestos. Last week, the Food and ...
    Claire's is recalling three makeup products after regulators warned people not to use them.More >>
    Claire's is recalling three makeup products after regulators warned people not to use them.More >>
  • Gene-edited food quietly arrives in restaurant cooking oil

    Gene-edited food quietly arrives in restaurant cooking oil

    Tuesday, March 12 2019 2:01 PM EDT2019-03-12 18:01:15 GMT
    Friday, March 15 2019 2:02 PM EDT2019-03-15 18:02:16 GMT
    A Midwestern restaurant is using cooking oil made from soybeans gene edited to be healthier and longer lasting.More >>
    A Midwestern restaurant is using cooking oil made from soybeans gene edited to be healthier and longer lasting.More >>
  • Blacks, Hispanics breathe more pollution than they make

    Blacks, Hispanics breathe more pollution than they make

    Monday, March 11 2019 3:21 PM EDT2019-03-11 19:21:26 GMT
    Thursday, March 14 2019 4:35 PM EDT2019-03-14 20:35:28 GMT
    A new study looking at pollution and race, finds that minorities breathe more dangerous air than they are responsible for making.More >>
    A new study looking at pollution and race, finds that minorities breathe more dangerous air than they are responsible for making.More >>
  • US communities reach out to homeless as liver disease surges

    US communities reach out to homeless as liver disease surges

    Tuesday, March 12 2019 8:11 AM EDT2019-03-12 12:11:07 GMT
    Thursday, March 14 2019 2:13 PM EDT2019-03-14 18:13:24 GMT
    (AP Photo/Steven Senne). In this Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019 photo Worcester Police officer Angel Rivera, right, returns a license to an unidentified man as Rivera asks if he has been tested for Hepatitis A at the entrance to a tent where the man spent the ...(AP Photo/Steven Senne). In this Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019 photo Worcester Police officer Angel Rivera, right, returns a license to an unidentified man as Rivera asks if he has been tested for Hepatitis A at the entrance to a tent where the man spent the ...
    (AP Photo/Steven Senne). In this Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019 photo Worcester Police officer Angel Rivera, right, returns a license to an unidentified man as Rivera asks if he has been tested for Hepatitis A at the entrance to a tent where the man spent the ...(AP Photo/Steven Senne). In this Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019 photo Worcester Police officer Angel Rivera, right, returns a license to an unidentified man as Rivera asks if he has been tested for Hepatitis A at the entrance to a tent where the man spent the ...
    Outreach teams seen as new best approach for outbreaks in homeless and drug users.More >>
    Outreach teams seen as new best approach for outbreaks in homeless and drug users.More >>
  • 2,200 quarantined over mumps outbreak at immigration centers

    2,200 quarantined over mumps outbreak at immigration centers

    Tuesday, March 12 2019 7:41 PM EDT2019-03-12 23:41:25 GMT
    Thursday, March 14 2019 11:43 AM EDT2019-03-14 15:43:10 GMT
    (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File). FILE - This April 15, 2017, file photo, shows the entrance to the GEO Group's immigrant detention facility in Aurora, Colo. U.S. immigration authorities say more than 2,200 people exposed to a mumps outbreak in at lea...(AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File). FILE - This April 15, 2017, file photo, shows the entrance to the GEO Group's immigrant detention facility in Aurora, Colo. U.S. immigration authorities say more than 2,200 people exposed to a mumps outbreak in at lea...
    (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File). FILE - This April 15, 2017, file photo, shows the entrance to the GEO Group's immigrant detention facility in Aurora, Colo. U.S. immigration authorities say more than 2,200 people exposed to a mumps outbreak in at lea...(AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File). FILE - This April 15, 2017, file photo, shows the entrance to the GEO Group's immigrant detention facility in Aurora, Colo. U.S. immigration authorities say more than 2,200 people exposed to a mumps outbreak in at lea...
    Immigration authorities say more than 2,200 people who were exposed to a mumps outbreak in at least two detention facilities have been quarantined.More >>
    Immigration authorities say more than 2,200 people who were exposed to a mumps outbreak in at least two detention facilities have been quarantined.More >>
  • WHO: Attacks could reverse gains in Congo's Ebola fight

    WHO: Attacks could reverse gains in Congo's Ebola fight

    Thursday, March 14 2019 9:11 AM EDT2019-03-14 13:11:10 GMT
    Thursday, March 14 2019 9:12 AM EDT2019-03-14 13:12:58 GMT
    WHO: Attacks on Ebola treatment centers could reverse gains in Congo's fight against virus.More >>
    WHO: Attacks on Ebola treatment centers could reverse gains in Congo's fight against virus.More >>
  • NIH cancer chief to serve as acting FDA commissioner

    NIH cancer chief to serve as acting FDA commissioner

    Tuesday, March 12 2019 1:11 PM EDT2019-03-12 17:11:24 GMT
    Wednesday, March 13 2019 8:23 PM EDT2019-03-14 00:23:54 GMT
    NIH cancer chief to serve as acting FDA commissioner starting next month.More >>
    NIH cancer chief to serve as acting FDA commissioner starting next month.More >>
  • Judge won't let unvaccinated children back in school

    Judge won't let unvaccinated children back in school

    Wednesday, March 13 2019 9:11 AM EDT2019-03-13 13:11:16 GMT
    Wednesday, March 13 2019 4:22 PM EDT2019-03-13 20:22:52 GMT
    A federal judge, citing an "unprecedented measles outbreak" in suburban Rockland County, New York, has denied a request to let 44 unvaccinated children return to school.More >>
    A federal judge, citing an "unprecedented measles outbreak" in suburban Rockland County, New York, has denied a request to let 44 unvaccinated children return to school.More >>
  • EU check of Polish slaughterhouses finds document issues

    EU check of Polish slaughterhouses finds document issues

    Wednesday, March 13 2019 8:21 AM EDT2019-03-13 12:21:14 GMT
    Wednesday, March 13 2019 1:12 PM EDT2019-03-13 17:12:20 GMT
    Poland's agriculture minister says that a European Commission's veterinary inspection has revealed irregularities in documents at slaughterhouses, but found no problems with the quality of the meat.More >>
    Poland's agriculture minister says that a European Commission's veterinary inspection has revealed irregularities in documents at slaughterhouses, but found no problems with the quality of the meat.More >>
  • Tunisia: 12 infants die of hospital-acquired infection

    Tunisia: 12 infants die of hospital-acquired infection

    Monday, March 11 2019 12:11 PM EDT2019-03-11 16:11:11 GMT
    Wednesday, March 13 2019 12:22 PM EDT2019-03-13 16:22:27 GMT
    Tunisia's interim health minister says 12 newborn babies have died while receiving care at a public maternity hospital.More >>
    Tunisia's interim health minister says 12 newborn babies have died while receiving care at a public maternity hospital.More >>
  • US regulators clear path for genetically modified salmon

    US regulators clear path for genetically modified salmon

    Friday, March 8 2019 5:15 PM EST2019-03-08 22:15:18 GMT
    Wednesday, March 13 2019 11:53 AM EDT2019-03-13 15:53:18 GMT
    Genetically modified salmon have cleared another hurdle to be sold in the U.S., but could still face legal challenges.More >>
    Genetically modified salmon have cleared another hurdle to be sold in the U.S., but could still face legal challenges.More >>
  • In Dems' 'Medicare for All' battle cry, GOP sees '20 weapon

    In Dems' 'Medicare for All' battle cry, GOP sees '20 weapon

    Monday, March 11 2019 1:31 PM EDT2019-03-11 17:31:17 GMT
    Wednesday, March 13 2019 9:53 AM EDT2019-03-13 13:53:20 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). House Budget Committee Chair John Yarmuth, D-Ky., walks through the Capitol in Washington, Monday morning March 11, 2019, as President Donald Trump's 2020 budget is delivered to his committee. Trump's new budget calls fo...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). House Budget Committee Chair John Yarmuth, D-Ky., walks through the Capitol in Washington, Monday morning March 11, 2019, as President Donald Trump's 2020 budget is delivered to his committee. Trump's new budget calls fo...
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). House Budget Committee Chair John Yarmuth, D-Ky., walks through the Capitol in Washington, Monday morning March 11, 2019, as President Donald Trump's 2020 budget is delivered to his committee. Trump's new budget calls fo...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). House Budget Committee Chair John Yarmuth, D-Ky., walks through the Capitol in Washington, Monday morning March 11, 2019, as President Donald Trump's 2020 budget is delivered to his committee. Trump's new budget calls fo...
    Republican strategists see 'Medicare for All' proposals from Democratic presidential candidates and lawmakers gives them opening to use health care as 2020 campaign issue.More >>
    Republican strategists see 'Medicare for All' proposals from Democratic presidential candidates and lawmakers gives them opening to use health care as 2020 campaign issue.More >>
  • UnitedHealthcare broadens direct drug rebate program

    UnitedHealthcare broadens direct drug rebate program

    Tuesday, March 12 2019 7:01 AM EDT2019-03-12 11:01:04 GMT
    Wednesday, March 13 2019 9:41 AM EDT2019-03-13 13:41:44 GMT
    UnitedHealthcare is expanding a program that will pass drugmaker rebates along to some customers.More >>
    UnitedHealthcare is expanding a program that will pass drugmaker rebates along to some customers.More >>
  • Trump's cuts to Medicare hospital payments trigger an outcry

    Trump's cuts to Medicare hospital payments trigger an outcry

    Tuesday, March 12 2019 10:51 AM EDT2019-03-12 14:51:13 GMT
    Wednesday, March 13 2019 9:12 AM EDT2019-03-13 13:12:59 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). The Capitol is seen amid leafless branches in Washington, Tuesday morning March 12, 2019. President Donald Trump's new budget proposal doubles down on his border wall and military spending as he faces a divided Congress ...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). The Capitol is seen amid leafless branches in Washington, Tuesday morning March 12, 2019. President Donald Trump's new budget proposal doubles down on his border wall and military spending as he faces a divided Congress ...
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). The Capitol is seen amid leafless branches in Washington, Tuesday morning March 12, 2019. President Donald Trump's new budget proposal doubles down on his border wall and military spending as he faces a divided Congress ...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). The Capitol is seen amid leafless branches in Washington, Tuesday morning March 12, 2019. President Donald Trump's new budget proposal doubles down on his border wall and military spending as he faces a divided Congress ...
    Candidate Trump promised not to cut Medicare but his payment cuts to hospitals prompt an outcry.More >>
    Candidate Trump promised not to cut Medicare but his payment cuts to hospitals prompt an outcry.More >>
  • Ebola treatment center in Congo is attacked again; 1 dead

    Ebola treatment center in Congo is attacked again; 1 dead

    Saturday, March 9 2019 8:45 AM EST2019-03-09 13:45:14 GMT
    Wednesday, March 13 2019 3:42 AM EDT2019-03-13 07:42:51 GMT
    Ebola treatment center in Congo is attacked again; mayor says a police officer killed.More >>
    Ebola treatment center in Congo is attacked again; mayor says a police officer killed.More >>
  • FDA approves 1st immunotherapy drug to treat breast cancer

    FDA approves 1st immunotherapy drug to treat breast cancer

    Friday, March 8 2019 6:35 PM EST2019-03-08 23:35:21 GMT
    Tuesday, March 12 2019 4:53 PM EDT2019-03-12 20:53:17 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File). FILE - This Oct. 14, 2015 file photo shows the Food & Drug Administration campus in Silver Spring, Md. On Friday, March 8, 2019, the FDA approved Roche’s Tecentriq, the first cancer immunotherapy for treating an aggr...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File). FILE - This Oct. 14, 2015 file photo shows the Food & Drug Administration campus in Silver Spring, Md. On Friday, March 8, 2019, the FDA approved Roche’s Tecentriq, the first cancer immunotherapy for treating an aggr...
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File). FILE - This Oct. 14, 2015 file photo shows the Food & Drug Administration campus in Silver Spring, Md. On Friday, March 8, 2019, the FDA approved Roche’s Tecentriq, the first cancer immunotherapy for treating an aggr...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File). FILE - This Oct. 14, 2015 file photo shows the Food & Drug Administration campus in Silver Spring, Md. On Friday, March 8, 2019, the FDA approved Roche’s Tecentriq, the first cancer immunotherapy for treating an aggr...
    FDA approves 1st immunotherapy drug for treating breast cancer.More >>
    FDA approves 1st immunotherapy drug for treating breast cancer.More >>
  • California man learns he's dying from doctor on robot video

    California man learns he's dying from doctor on robot video

    Friday, March 8 2019 7:35 PM EST2019-03-09 00:35:31 GMT
    Tuesday, March 12 2019 1:13 PM EDT2019-03-12 17:13:05 GMT
    A Northern California family is devastated that their 78-year-old patriarch was told he didn't have long to live by a doctor appearing on a robot's video screen.More >>
    A Northern California family is devastated that their 78-year-old patriarch was told he didn't have long to live by a doctor appearing on a robot's video screen.More >>
  • Posts by Utah lawmaker in conversion therapy debate draw ire

    Posts by Utah lawmaker in conversion therapy debate draw ire

    Friday, March 8 2019 3:25 PM EST2019-03-08 20:25:24 GMT
    Tuesday, March 12 2019 12:03 PM EDT2019-03-12 16:03:02 GMT
    (Leah Hogsten/The Salt Lake Tribune via AP). Rep. Craig Hall, R-West Valley City confers with Judiciary chair Rep. Karianne Lisonbee, during the House Judiciary Committee meeting in Salt Lake City, Utah, on Tuesday, March 5, 2019. Hall watched lawmaker...(Leah Hogsten/The Salt Lake Tribune via AP). Rep. Craig Hall, R-West Valley City confers with Judiciary chair Rep. Karianne Lisonbee, during the House Judiciary Committee meeting in Salt Lake City, Utah, on Tuesday, March 5, 2019. Hall watched lawmaker...
    (Leah Hogsten/The Salt Lake Tribune via AP). Rep. Craig Hall, R-West Valley City confers with Judiciary chair Rep. Karianne Lisonbee, during the House Judiciary Committee meeting in Salt Lake City, Utah, on Tuesday, March 5, 2019. Hall watched lawmaker...(Leah Hogsten/The Salt Lake Tribune via AP). Rep. Craig Hall, R-West Valley City confers with Judiciary chair Rep. Karianne Lisonbee, during the House Judiciary Committee meeting in Salt Lake City, Utah, on Tuesday, March 5, 2019. Hall watched lawmaker...
    A nationwide push to ban LGBTQ conversion therapy for minors has ground to a halt in conservative Utah.More >>
    A nationwide push to ban LGBTQ conversion therapy for minors has ground to a halt in conservative Utah.More >>
  • CDC: Unvaccinated Oregon boy almost dies of tetanus

    CDC: Unvaccinated Oregon boy almost dies of tetanus

    Friday, March 8 2019 1:45 PM EST2019-03-08 18:45:14 GMT
    Tuesday, March 12 2019 9:42 AM EDT2019-03-12 13:42:27 GMT
    An unvaccinated 6-year-old boy in Oregon was hospitalized for eight weeks and almost died of tetanus after getting cut while playing on a farm.More >>
    An unvaccinated 6-year-old boy in Oregon was hospitalized for eight weeks and almost died of tetanus after getting cut while playing on a farm.More >>
  • Correction: Facebook-Vaccine Misinformation story

    Correction: Facebook-Vaccine Misinformation story

    Thursday, March 7 2019 3:05 PM EST2019-03-07 20:05:02 GMT
    Tuesday, March 12 2019 7:02 AM EDT2019-03-12 11:02:18 GMT
    Social media giant Facebook says it will remove groups and pages that spread misinformation about vaccinations on its site.More >>
    Social media giant Facebook says it will remove groups and pages that spread misinformation about vaccinations on its site.More >>
  • Sanders' 'Medicare for All' expands long-term care benefits

    Sanders' 'Medicare for All' expands long-term care benefits

    Friday, March 8 2019 1:55 PM EST2019-03-08 18:55:16 GMT
    Monday, March 11 2019 6:23 PM EDT2019-03-11 22:23:01 GMT
    (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh). FILE - In this March 3, 2019, file photo, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., left, and his wife, Jane O'Meara Sanders, greet supporters as they leave after his 2020 presidential campaign stop at Navy Pier in Chicago. Sanders is raising ...(AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh). FILE - In this March 3, 2019, file photo, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., left, and his wife, Jane O'Meara Sanders, greet supporters as they leave after his 2020 presidential campaign stop at Navy Pier in Chicago. Sanders is raising ...
    (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh). FILE - In this March 3, 2019, file photo, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., left, and his wife, Jane O'Meara Sanders, greet supporters as they leave after his 2020 presidential campaign stop at Navy Pier in Chicago. Sanders is raising ...(AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh). FILE - In this March 3, 2019, file photo, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., left, and his wife, Jane O'Meara Sanders, greet supporters as they leave after his 2020 presidential campaign stop at Navy Pier in Chicago. Sanders is raising ...
    Sen. Bernie Sanders is raising the stakes of the "Medicare-for-all" debate by expanding his proposal to include long-term care.More >>
    Sen. Bernie Sanders is raising the stakes of the "Medicare-for-all" debate by expanding his proposal to include long-term care.More >>
  • Arizona now oversees center where incapacitated woman raped

    Arizona now oversees center where incapacitated woman raped

    Friday, March 8 2019 5:25 PM EST2019-03-08 22:25:22 GMT
    Monday, March 11 2019 1:32 PM EDT2019-03-11 17:32:32 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt York, File). FILE - This Jan. 25, 2019, file photo shows the Hacienda HealthCare facility in Phoenix. A former top Phoenix prosecutor has quit an internal investigation into patient safety at a health care facility where an incapacitated...(AP Photo/Matt York, File). FILE - This Jan. 25, 2019, file photo shows the Hacienda HealthCare facility in Phoenix. A former top Phoenix prosecutor has quit an internal investigation into patient safety at a health care facility where an incapacitated...
    (AP Photo/Matt York, File). FILE - This Jan. 25, 2019, file photo shows the Hacienda HealthCare facility in Phoenix. A former top Phoenix prosecutor has quit an internal investigation into patient safety at a health care facility where an incapacitated...(AP Photo/Matt York, File). FILE - This Jan. 25, 2019, file photo shows the Hacienda HealthCare facility in Phoenix. A former top Phoenix prosecutor has quit an internal investigation into patient safety at a health care facility where an incapacitated...
    An embattled Phoenix long-term care facility where an incapacitated woman was raped and later gave birth is now under state supervision.More >>
    An embattled Phoenix long-term care facility where an incapacitated woman was raped and later gave birth is now under state supervision.More >>
  • Flu may have peaked, but experts eye jump in nastier strain

    Flu may have peaked, but experts eye jump in nastier strain

    Friday, March 8 2019 12:45 PM EST2019-03-08 17:45:22 GMT
    Monday, March 11 2019 5:11 AM EDT2019-03-11 09:11:44 GMT
    (Fred Murphy/CDC via AP). This 1975 electron microscope image made available by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows a group of H3N2 influenza A virus virions. On Friday, March 8, 2019, health officials said there’s a strong chance this...(Fred Murphy/CDC via AP). This 1975 electron microscope image made available by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows a group of H3N2 influenza A virus virions. On Friday, March 8, 2019, health officials said there’s a strong chance this...
    (Fred Murphy/CDC via AP). This 1975 electron microscope image made available by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows a group of H3N2 influenza A virus virions. On Friday, March 8, 2019, health officials said there’s a strong chance this...(Fred Murphy/CDC via AP). This 1975 electron microscope image made available by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows a group of H3N2 influenza A virus virions. On Friday, March 8, 2019, health officials said there’s a strong chance this...
    Flu may have peaked in U.S., but experts are eyeing a surge of cases from a nastier strain.More >>
    Flu may have peaked in U.S., but experts are eyeing a surge of cases from a nastier strain.More >>
  • Iowa court: Medicaid can cover sex reassignment surgery

    Iowa court: Medicaid can cover sex reassignment surgery

    Friday, March 8 2019 1:25 PM EST2019-03-08 18:25:14 GMT
    Saturday, March 9 2019 4:35 PM EST2019-03-09 21:35:41 GMT
    (ACLU of Iowa via AP). This undated photo provided by ACLU of Iowa shows Carol Ann Beal. The Iowa Supreme Court on Friday, March 8, 2019 upheld a judge’s earlier ruling that found the state cannot deny two transgender women Medicaid coverage for sex re...(ACLU of Iowa via AP). This undated photo provided by ACLU of Iowa shows Carol Ann Beal. The Iowa Supreme Court on Friday, March 8, 2019 upheld a judge’s earlier ruling that found the state cannot deny two transgender women Medicaid coverage for sex re...
    (ACLU of Iowa via AP). This undated photo provided by ACLU of Iowa shows Carol Ann Beal. The Iowa Supreme Court on Friday, March 8, 2019 upheld a judge’s earlier ruling that found the state cannot deny two transgender women Medicaid coverage for sex re...(ACLU of Iowa via AP). This undated photo provided by ACLU of Iowa shows Carol Ann Beal. The Iowa Supreme Court on Friday, March 8, 2019 upheld a judge’s earlier ruling that found the state cannot deny two transgender women Medicaid coverage for sex re...
    The Iowa Supreme Court has upheld a lower court's ruling that the state cannot deny two transgender women Medicaid coverage for sex reassignment surgery.More >>
    The Iowa Supreme Court has upheld a lower court's ruling that the state cannot deny two transgender women Medicaid coverage for sex reassignment surgery.More >>
  • Monthly shots control HIV as well as pills in 2 big studies

    Monthly shots control HIV as well as pills in 2 big studies

    Thursday, March 7 2019 1:55 PM EST2019-03-07 18:55:08 GMT
    Friday, March 8 2019 10:16 PM EST2019-03-09 03:16:17 GMT
    (Seth Pincus, Elizabeth Fischer, Austin Athman/National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases/NIH via AP). This electron microscope image made available by the U.S. National Institutes of Health shows a human T cell, in blue, under attack by HIV...(Seth Pincus, Elizabeth Fischer, Austin Athman/National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases/NIH via AP). This electron microscope image made available by the U.S. National Institutes of Health shows a human T cell, in blue, under attack by HIV...
    (Seth Pincus, Elizabeth Fischer, Austin Athman/National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases/NIH via AP). This electron microscope image made available by the U.S. National Institutes of Health shows a human T cell, in blue, under attack by HIV...(Seth Pincus, Elizabeth Fischer, Austin Athman/National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases/NIH via AP). This electron microscope image made available by the U.S. National Institutes of Health shows a human T cell, in blue, under attack by HIV...
    Studies find monthly shots of HIV drugs worked as well as daily pills to control the virus that causes AIDS.More >>
    Studies find monthly shots of HIV drugs worked as well as daily pills to control the virus that causes AIDS.More >>
  • US regulators outline oversight on meat grown in lab dishes

    US regulators outline oversight on meat grown in lab dishes

    Thursday, March 7 2019 3:05 PM EST2019-03-07 20:05:09 GMT
    Friday, March 8 2019 6:35 PM EST2019-03-08 23:35:54 GMT
    (AP Photo/Seth Perlman). FILE - In this Sept. 12, 2011 file photo, Simmental beef cattle feed on hay in a pasture near Middletown, Ill. Startups developing cell-cultured meat say their products would be more humane and environmentally friendly, since t...(AP Photo/Seth Perlman). FILE - In this Sept. 12, 2011 file photo, Simmental beef cattle feed on hay in a pasture near Middletown, Ill. Startups developing cell-cultured meat say their products would be more humane and environmentally friendly, since t...
    (AP Photo/Seth Perlman). FILE - In this Sept. 12, 2011 file photo, Simmental beef cattle feed on hay in a pasture near Middletown, Ill. Startups developing cell-cultured meat say their products would be more humane and environmentally friendly, since t...(AP Photo/Seth Perlman). FILE - In this Sept. 12, 2011 file photo, Simmental beef cattle feed on hay in a pasture near Middletown, Ill. Startups developing cell-cultured meat say their products would be more humane and environmentally friendly, since t...
    U.S. regulators are outlining how they'll regulate meat from cultured animal cells.More >>
    U.S. regulators are outlining how they'll regulate meat from cultured animal cells.More >>
  • Broken bones from falls on the rise among older dog walkers

    Broken bones from falls on the rise among older dog walkers

    Wednesday, March 6 2019 12:15 PM EST2019-03-06 17:15:14 GMT
    Friday, March 8 2019 5:56 PM EST2019-03-08 22:56:09 GMT
    (AP Photo/Steven Senne). FILE - In this Wednesday, March 29, 2017 file photo, a dog pulls on his leash during a walk in Waltham, Mass. A U.S. study released on Wednesday, March 6, 2019, suggests broken bones from falls while dog-walking are on the rise...(AP Photo/Steven Senne). FILE - In this Wednesday, March 29, 2017 file photo, a dog pulls on his leash during a walk in Waltham, Mass. A U.S. study released on Wednesday, March 6, 2019, suggests broken bones from falls while dog-walking are on the rise...
    (AP Photo/Steven Senne). FILE - In this Wednesday, March 29, 2017 file photo, a dog pulls on his leash during a walk in Waltham, Mass. A U.S. study released on Wednesday, March 6, 2019, suggests broken bones from falls while dog-walking are on the rise...(AP Photo/Steven Senne). FILE - In this Wednesday, March 29, 2017 file photo, a dog pulls on his leash during a walk in Waltham, Mass. A U.S. study released on Wednesday, March 6, 2019, suggests broken bones from falls while dog-walking are on the rise...
    Broken bones from falls while dog walking are on the rise among older U.S. adults; hip fractures among most common injuries.More >>
    Broken bones from falls while dog walking are on the rise among older U.S. adults; hip fractures among most common injuries.More >>
  • Nevada cites US warnings in bid to block plutonium shipments

    Nevada cites US warnings in bid to block plutonium shipments

    Wednesday, March 6 2019 1:45 PM EST2019-03-06 18:45:17 GMT
    Friday, March 8 2019 5:15 PM EST2019-03-08 22:15:24 GMT
    Nevada's latest bid to block incoming shipments of weapons-grade plutonium points to the U.S. Energy Department's own scientific warnings about the dangers of prematurely moving the highly radioactive material out...More >>
    Nevada's latest bid to block incoming shipments of weapons-grade plutonium points to the U.S. Energy Department's own scientific warnings about the dangers of prematurely moving the highly radioactive material out of South Carolina.More >>
  • Response to Ebola in Congo hampered by violence, says group

    Response to Ebola in Congo hampered by violence, says group

    Thursday, March 7 2019 5:25 AM EST2019-03-07 10:25:03 GMT
    Friday, March 8 2019 4:36 PM EST2019-03-08 21:36:42 GMT
    Doctors Without Borders is warning that efforts to control Congo's Ebola outbreak is hampered by a "toxic" security situation including a series of attacks on its treatment centers.More >>
    Doctors Without Borders is warning that efforts to control Congo's Ebola outbreak is hampered by a "toxic" security situation including a series of attacks on its treatment centers.More >>
  • Delaware psychiatrist convicted of child sex loses license

    Delaware psychiatrist convicted of child sex loses license

    Wednesday, March 6 2019 7:05 AM EST2019-03-06 12:05:08 GMT
    Friday, March 8 2019 3:16 PM EST2019-03-08 20:16:32 GMT
    A Delaware psychiatrist convicted of sexually abusing two girls and accused of carelessly prescribing drugs has lost his medical license.More >>
    A Delaware psychiatrist convicted of sexually abusing two girls and accused of carelessly prescribing drugs has lost his medical license.More >>
  • FDA allows treatment of depression with club drug's cousin

    FDA allows treatment of depression with club drug's cousin

    Tuesday, March 5 2019 7:45 PM EST2019-03-06 00:45:24 GMT
    Friday, March 8 2019 1:45 PM EST2019-03-08 18:45:55 GMT
    U.S. health officials have approved a medication related to the mind-altering drug ketamine as a new option for patients with severe depression.More >>
    U.S. health officials have approved a medication related to the mind-altering drug ketamine as a new option for patients with severe depression.More >>
  • Correction: Georgia-Abortion Law story

    Correction: Georgia-Abortion Law story

    Thursday, March 7 2019 12:35 AM EST2019-03-07 05:35:37 GMT
    Friday, March 8 2019 1:26 PM EST2019-03-08 18:26:14 GMT
    (Bob Andres/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP, File). FILE - In this Feb. 13, 2018 file photo, Rep. Ed Setzler presents his bill to the Governmental Affairs Special Subcommittee in Atlanta. Amid tears, gasps and handshakes, a Georgia House committee ...(Bob Andres/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP, File). FILE - In this Feb. 13, 2018 file photo, Rep. Ed Setzler presents his bill to the Governmental Affairs Special Subcommittee in Atlanta. Amid tears, gasps and handshakes, a Georgia House committee ...
    (Bob Andres/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP, File). FILE - In this Feb. 13, 2018 file photo, Rep. Ed Setzler presents his bill to the Governmental Affairs Special Subcommittee in Atlanta. Amid tears, gasps and handshakes, a Georgia House committee ...(Bob Andres/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP, File). FILE - In this Feb. 13, 2018 file photo, Rep. Ed Setzler presents his bill to the Governmental Affairs Special Subcommittee in Atlanta. Amid tears, gasps and handshakes, a Georgia House committee ...
    Amid tense hearing, Georgia House committee approves legislation that would outlaw abortion after a heartbeat is detected.More >>
    Amid tense hearing, Georgia House committee approves legislation that would outlaw abortion after a heartbeat is detected.More >>
  • FDA chief Scott Gottlieb steps down after nearly 2 years

    FDA chief Scott Gottlieb steps down after nearly 2 years

    Tuesday, March 5 2019 3:35 PM EST2019-03-05 20:35:18 GMT
    Friday, March 8 2019 12:46 PM EST2019-03-08 17:46:29 GMT
    The head of the Food and Drug Administration is stepping down after nearly two years leading public health agency.More >>
    The head of the Food and Drug Administration is stepping down after nearly two years leading public health agency.More >>
  • Teen tells Senate why he defied his mom to get vaccinated

    Teen tells Senate why he defied his mom to get vaccinated

    Tuesday, March 5 2019 1:55 PM EST2019-03-05 18:55:15 GMT
    Thursday, March 7 2019 3:05 PM EST2019-03-07 20:05:38 GMT
    (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). Ethan Lindenberger testifies during a Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, March 5, 2019, to examine vaccines, focusing on preventable disease outbreaks.(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). Ethan Lindenberger testifies during a Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, March 5, 2019, to examine vaccines, focusing on preventable disease outbreaks.
    (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). Ethan Lindenberger testifies during a Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, March 5, 2019, to examine vaccines, focusing on preventable disease outbreaks.(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). Ethan Lindenberger testifies during a Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, March 5, 2019, to examine vaccines, focusing on preventable disease outbreaks.
    Ohio teen tells Congress why he defied his mother's anti-vaccine beliefs and sought his shots when he turned 18.More >>
    Ohio teen tells Congress why he defied his mother's anti-vaccine beliefs and sought his shots when he turned 18.More >>
  • London man seems to be free of HIV in second such case

    London man seems to be free of HIV in second such case

    Monday, March 4 2019 7:35 PM EST2019-03-05 00:35:25 GMT
    Thursday, March 7 2019 1:56 PM EST2019-03-07 18:56:35 GMT
    London man appears to be free of the AIDS virus after a stem cell transplant, the second such success.More >>
    London man appears to be free of the AIDS virus after a stem cell transplant, the second such success.More >>
  • Lawsuit: Trump family-planning rule 'politicizes' medicine

    Lawsuit: Trump family-planning rule 'politicizes' medicine

    Tuesday, March 5 2019 1:25 PM EST2019-03-05 18:25:16 GMT
    Thursday, March 7 2019 12:56 PM EST2019-03-07 17:56:46 GMT
    The American Medical Association and Planned Parenthood have filed a federal lawsuit challenging a new Trump administration rule for family-planning grants which had been sought by anti-abortion groups.More >>
    The American Medical Association and Planned Parenthood have filed a federal lawsuit challenging a new Trump administration rule for family-planning grants which had been sought by anti-abortion groups.More >>
  • FDA warns of asbestos in Claire's makeup; company disputes

    FDA warns of asbestos in Claire's makeup; company disputes

    Tuesday, March 5 2019 5:25 PM EST2019-03-05 22:25:17 GMT
    Thursday, March 7 2019 12:36 AM EST2019-03-07 05:36:45 GMT
    The FDA is warning people not to use three make-up products from Claire's that tested positive for asbestos.More >>
    The FDA is warning people not to use three make-up products from Claire's that tested positive for asbestos.More >>
  • New techniques let scientists zero in on individual cells

    New techniques let scientists zero in on individual cells

    Monday, March 4 2019 1:15 AM EST2019-03-04 06:15:29 GMT
    Wednesday, March 6 2019 4:06 PM EST2019-03-06 21:06:37 GMT
    (AP Photo/Malcolm Ritter). A scientist at the NY Genome Center in New York demonstrates equipment used in single-cell RNA analysis on Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2018. Until recently, trying to study key traits of cells from people and other animals often mea...(AP Photo/Malcolm Ritter). A scientist at the NY Genome Center in New York demonstrates equipment used in single-cell RNA analysis on Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2018. Until recently, trying to study key traits of cells from people and other animals often mea...
    (AP Photo/Malcolm Ritter). A scientist at the NY Genome Center in New York demonstrates equipment used in single-cell RNA analysis on Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2018. Until recently, trying to study key traits of cells from people and other animals often mea...(AP Photo/Malcolm Ritter). A scientist at the NY Genome Center in New York demonstrates equipment used in single-cell RNA analysis on Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2018. Until recently, trying to study key traits of cells from people and other animals often mea...
    Lab techniques developed in the past few years are revealing secrets of our cells.More >>
    Lab techniques developed in the past few years are revealing secrets of our cells.More >>
  • First lady prods media to cover opioids as much as 'gossip'

    First lady prods media to cover opioids as much as 'gossip'

    Tuesday, March 5 2019 4:25 PM EST2019-03-05 21:25:18 GMT
    Wednesday, March 6 2019 3:56 PM EST2019-03-06 20:56:04 GMT
    (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky). First lady Melania Trump stands in front of a banner displaying her Be Best campaign's logo as she views a demonstration at Microsoft's headquarters in Redmond, Wash., Monday, March 4, 2019, during a two-day, three-state sw...(AP Photo/Patrick Semansky). First lady Melania Trump stands in front of a banner displaying her Be Best campaign's logo as she views a demonstration at Microsoft's headquarters in Redmond, Wash., Monday, March 4, 2019, during a two-day, three-state sw...
    (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky). First lady Melania Trump stands in front of a banner displaying her Be Best campaign's logo as she views a demonstration at Microsoft's headquarters in Redmond, Wash., Monday, March 4, 2019, during a two-day, three-state sw...(AP Photo/Patrick Semansky). First lady Melania Trump stands in front of a banner displaying her Be Best campaign's logo as she views a demonstration at Microsoft's headquarters in Redmond, Wash., Monday, March 4, 2019, during a two-day, three-state sw...
    Melania Trump is asking the public to look beyond the numbers and to see the opioid crisis as a 'human story'.More >>
    Melania Trump is asking the public to look beyond the numbers and to see the opioid crisis as a 'human story'.More >>
  • Correction: Heat Warnings story

    Correction: Heat Warnings story

    Monday, March 4 2019 5:35 PM EST2019-03-04 22:35:39 GMT
    Wednesday, March 6 2019 1:07 PM EST2019-03-06 18:07:38 GMT
    (AP Photo/Steve Yeater, File). FILE - In this June 8, 2006, file photo, Decathlon leader Trey Hardee of Texas, top, comforts Darion Powell of Louisiana State after Powell collapsed with heat related problems after an attempt in the decathlon discus thr...(AP Photo/Steve Yeater, File). FILE - In this June 8, 2006, file photo, Decathlon leader Trey Hardee of Texas, top, comforts Darion Powell of Louisiana State after Powell collapsed with heat related problems after an attempt in the decathlon discus thr...
    (AP Photo/Steve Yeater, File). FILE - In this June 8, 2006, file photo, Decathlon leader Trey Hardee of Texas, top, comforts Darion Powell of Louisiana State after Powell collapsed with heat related problems after an attempt in the decathlon discus thr...(AP Photo/Steve Yeater, File). FILE - In this June 8, 2006, file photo, Decathlon leader Trey Hardee of Texas, top, comforts Darion Powell of Louisiana State after Powell collapsed with heat related problems after an attempt in the decathlon discus thr...
    Study suggests summer heat warnings go out too late to prevent illnesses in some parts of US.More >>
    Study suggests summer heat warnings go out too late to prevent illnesses in some parts of US.More >>
  • Report finds few seniors are getting routine memory checkups

    Report finds few seniors are getting routine memory checkups

    Tuesday, March 5 2019 12:15 AM EST2019-03-05 05:15:35 GMT
    Wednesday, March 6 2019 12:26 PM EST2019-03-06 17:26:23 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File). FILE - In a May 19, 2015 file photo, R. Scott Turner, Professor of Neurology and Director of the Memory Disorder Center at Georgetown University Hospital, points to PET scan results that are part of a study on Allheimer's d...(AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File). FILE - In a May 19, 2015 file photo, R. Scott Turner, Professor of Neurology and Director of the Memory Disorder Center at Georgetown University Hospital, points to PET scan results that are part of a study on Allheimer's d...
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File). FILE - In a May 19, 2015 file photo, R. Scott Turner, Professor of Neurology and Director of the Memory Disorder Center at Georgetown University Hospital, points to PET scan results that are part of a study on Allheimer's d...(AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File). FILE - In a May 19, 2015 file photo, R. Scott Turner, Professor of Neurology and Director of the Memory Disorder Center at Georgetown University Hospital, points to PET scan results that are part of a study on Allheimer's d...
    A new report finds few seniors are getting their thinking and memory abilities regularly tested during check-ups.More >>
    A new report finds few seniors are getting their thinking and memory abilities regularly tested during check-ups.More >>
  • Advice on salt, hidden in an array of foods, gets specific

    Advice on salt, hidden in an array of foods, gets specific

    Tuesday, March 5 2019 11:05 AM EST2019-03-05 16:05:12 GMT
    Wednesday, March 6 2019 3:16 AM EST2019-03-06 08:16:42 GMT
    The advice to limit salt is getting more specific: A report by the National Academies of Science says the recommended limit for sodium is being tied to a reduced risk of chronic diseases.More >>
    The advice to limit salt is getting more specific: A report by the National Academies of Science says the recommended limit for sodium is being tied to a reduced risk of chronic diseases.More >>
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