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  • Italy: Infant dies after parents circumcise him at home

    Italy: Infant dies after parents circumcise him at home

    Sunday, March 24 2019 9:21 AM EDT2019-03-24 13:21:11 GMT
    Sunday, March 24 2019 12:52 PM EDT2019-03-24 16:52:55 GMT
    Italian media are reporting that an infant boy has died as the result of a circumcision performed by his parents at home.More >>
    Italian media are reporting that an infant boy has died as the result of a circumcision performed by his parents at home.More >>
  • Kentucky anti-vaxxer gets hearing over chickenpox ban

    Kentucky anti-vaxxer gets hearing over chickenpox ban

    Friday, March 22 2019 7:51 AM EDT2019-03-22 11:51:17 GMT
    Sunday, March 24 2019 10:32 AM EDT2019-03-24 14:32:17 GMT
    A hearing has been set in a lawsuit by an unvaccinated student who's suing several Kentucky agencies and workers for barring him from extracurricular activities during a chickenpox outbreak.More >>
    A hearing has been set in a lawsuit by an unvaccinated student who's suing several Kentucky agencies and workers for barring him from extracurricular activities during a chickenpox outbreak.More >>
  • Science Says: Tiny 'water bears' can teach us about survival

    Science Says: Tiny 'water bears' can teach us about survival

    Wednesday, March 20 2019 1:21 PM EDT2019-03-20 17:21:33 GMT
    Sunday, March 24 2019 10:32 AM EDT2019-03-24 14:32:18 GMT
    (William Miller via AP). This undated electron microscope image provided by William Miller of Baker University in March 2019 shows a tardigrade of the class Heterotardigrada, also known as a "water bear." The small animals, about the size of a period, ...(William Miller via AP). This undated electron microscope image provided by William Miller of Baker University in March 2019 shows a tardigrade of the class Heterotardigrada, also known as a "water bear." The small animals, about the size of a period, ...
    (William Miller via AP). This undated electron microscope image provided by William Miller of Baker University in March 2019 shows a tardigrade of the class Heterotardigrada, also known as a "water bear." The small animals, about the size of a period, ...(William Miller via AP). This undated electron microscope image provided by William Miller of Baker University in March 2019 shows a tardigrade of the class Heterotardigrada, also known as a "water bear." The small animals, about the size of a period, ...
    The U.S. military hopes that humans can learn toughness from tiny 'water bears' that survive 300-degree heat, Antarctic cold and even the vacuum of space.More >>
    The U.S. military hopes that humans can learn toughness from tiny 'water bears' that survive 300-degree heat, Antarctic cold and even the vacuum of space.More >>
  • New Jersey lawmakers near vote on recreational cannabis

    New Jersey lawmakers near vote on recreational cannabis

    Sunday, March 24 2019 10:31 AM EDT2019-03-24 14:31:14 GMT
    Sunday, March 24 2019 10:32 AM EDT2019-03-24 14:32:15 GMT
    (AP Photo/Julio Cortez). In this Friday, March 22, 2019 photo, marijuana buds are seen in prescription bottles after being sorted at Compassionate Care Foundation's medical marijuana dispensary in Egg Harbor Township, N.J. Lawmakers are poised to vote ...(AP Photo/Julio Cortez). In this Friday, March 22, 2019 photo, marijuana buds are seen in prescription bottles after being sorted at Compassionate Care Foundation's medical marijuana dispensary in Egg Harbor Township, N.J. Lawmakers are poised to vote ...
    (AP Photo/Julio Cortez). In this Friday, March 22, 2019 photo, marijuana buds are seen in prescription bottles after being sorted at Compassionate Care Foundation's medical marijuana dispensary in Egg Harbor Township, N.J. Lawmakers are poised to vote ...(AP Photo/Julio Cortez). In this Friday, March 22, 2019 photo, marijuana buds are seen in prescription bottles after being sorted at Compassionate Care Foundation's medical marijuana dispensary in Egg Harbor Township, N.J. Lawmakers are poised to vote ...
    Lawmakers are poised to vote on making New Jersey the 11th state to legalize recreational marijuana.More >>
    Lawmakers are poised to vote on making New Jersey the 11th state to legalize recreational marijuana.More >>
  • FDA takes up decades-long debate over breast implant safety

    FDA takes up decades-long debate over breast implant safety

    Sunday, March 24 2019 8:31 AM EDT2019-03-24 12:31:10 GMT
    Sunday, March 24 2019 10:32 AM EDT2019-03-24 14:32:10 GMT
    (AP Photo/Donna McWilliam, File). FILE - This Dec. 11, 2006 file photo shows a silicone gel breast implant in Irving, Texas. U.S. health officials are taking another look at the safety of breast implants, the latest review in a decades-long debate. At ...(AP Photo/Donna McWilliam, File). FILE - This Dec. 11, 2006 file photo shows a silicone gel breast implant in Irving, Texas. U.S. health officials are taking another look at the safety of breast implants, the latest review in a decades-long debate. At ...
    (AP Photo/Donna McWilliam, File). FILE - This Dec. 11, 2006 file photo shows a silicone gel breast implant in Irving, Texas. U.S. health officials are taking another look at the safety of breast implants, the latest review in a decades-long debate. At ...(AP Photo/Donna McWilliam, File). FILE - This Dec. 11, 2006 file photo shows a silicone gel breast implant in Irving, Texas. U.S. health officials are taking another look at the safety of breast implants, the latest review in a decades-long debate. At ...
    FDA meeting to review the safety of breast implants, recommend next steps.More >>
    FDA meeting to review the safety of breast implants, recommend next steps.More >>
  • Monkey birth a step to saving fertility of boys with cancer

    Monkey birth a step to saving fertility of boys with cancer

    Thursday, March 21 2019 2:11 PM EDT2019-03-21 18:11:16 GMT
    Sunday, March 24 2019 10:32 AM EDT2019-03-24 14:32:05 GMT
    (OHSU via AP). This undated photo provided by the Oregon Health and Science University in March 2019 shows a baby monkey named Grady, born from an experimental technology that aims to help young boys undergoing cancer treatment preserve their future fe...(OHSU via AP). This undated photo provided by the Oregon Health and Science University in March 2019 shows a baby monkey named Grady, born from an experimental technology that aims to help young boys undergoing cancer treatment preserve their future fe...
    (OHSU via AP). This undated photo provided by the Oregon Health and Science University in March 2019 shows a baby monkey named Grady, born from an experimental technology that aims to help young boys undergoing cancer treatment preserve their future fe...(OHSU via AP). This undated photo provided by the Oregon Health and Science University in March 2019 shows a baby monkey named Grady, born from an experimental technology that aims to help young boys undergoing cancer treatment preserve their future fe...
    Birth of a monkey highlights experimental technology to preserve fertility when boys undergo cancer treatment.More >>
    Birth of a monkey highlights experimental technology to preserve fertility when boys undergo cancer treatment.More >>
  • Poll: More Americans say too little spending on health

    Poll: More Americans say too little spending on health

    Thursday, March 21 2019 11:11 AM EDT2019-03-21 15:11:23 GMT
    Sunday, March 24 2019 10:32 AM EDT2019-03-24 14:32:16 GMT
    A growing majority of Americans want greater government spending on health care, and the increase is being driven by both Democrats and Republicans.More >>
    A growing majority of Americans want greater government spending on health care, and the increase is being driven by both Democrats and Republicans.More >>
  • Ohio cuts funding for Planned Parenthood after court OK

    Ohio cuts funding for Planned Parenthood after court OK

    Friday, March 22 2019 2:21 PM EDT2019-03-22 18:21:22 GMT
    Sunday, March 24 2019 10:32 AM EDT2019-03-24 14:32:15 GMT
    Ohio's health department is ending grants and contracts that send money to Planned Parenthood after a federal appeals court upheld a state anti-abortion law that blocks public money for the group.More >>
    Ohio's health department is ending grants and contracts that send money to Planned Parenthood after a federal appeals court upheld a state anti-abortion law that blocks public money for the group.More >>
  • UN: Ebola increasing in Congo due to 'security challenges'

    UN: Ebola increasing in Congo due to 'security challenges'

    Friday, March 22 2019 6:41 AM EDT2019-03-22 10:41:16 GMT
    Sunday, March 24 2019 10:32 AM EDT2019-03-24 14:32:11 GMT
    (AP Photo/Al-hadji Kudra Maliro, FILE). FILE - In this file photo dated Wednesday, Aug 8, 2018, a healthcare worker from the World Health Organization prepares to give an Ebola vaccination in Mangina, Democratic Republic of Congo. Armed assailants atta...(AP Photo/Al-hadji Kudra Maliro, FILE). FILE - In this file photo dated Wednesday, Aug 8, 2018, a healthcare worker from the World Health Organization prepares to give an Ebola vaccination in Mangina, Democratic Republic of Congo. Armed assailants atta...
    (AP Photo/Al-hadji Kudra Maliro, FILE). FILE - In this file photo dated Wednesday, Aug 8, 2018, a healthcare worker from the World Health Organization prepares to give an Ebola vaccination in Mangina, Democratic Republic of Congo. Armed assailants atta...(AP Photo/Al-hadji Kudra Maliro, FILE). FILE - In this file photo dated Wednesday, Aug 8, 2018, a healthcare worker from the World Health Organization prepares to give an Ebola vaccination in Mangina, Democratic Republic of Congo. Armed assailants atta...
    The World Health Organization says Ebola has spiked in Congo in recent days because of "increased security challenges," a week after its director-general predicted the outbreak might be contained within six months.More >>
    The World Health Organization says Ebola has spiked in Congo in recent days because of "increased security challenges," a week after its director-general predicted the outbreak might be contained within six months.More >>
  • Cleanup of Texas chemical plant hamstrung by new fire, spill

    Cleanup of Texas chemical plant hamstrung by new fire, spill

    Friday, March 22 2019 3:01 PM EDT2019-03-22 19:01:23 GMT
    Sunday, March 24 2019 10:32 AM EDT2019-03-24 14:32:07 GMT
    (Jeffrey Fountain via AP). In this Tuesday, March 19, 2019 photo, shows smoke rising from a fire at the Intercontinental Terminals Company near the Deer Park School District's Abshire Stadium in Deer Park, Texas. Officials have lifted an order to remai...(Jeffrey Fountain via AP). In this Tuesday, March 19, 2019 photo, shows smoke rising from a fire at the Intercontinental Terminals Company near the Deer Park School District's Abshire Stadium in Deer Park, Texas. Officials have lifted an order to remai...
    (Jeffrey Fountain via AP). In this Tuesday, March 19, 2019 photo, shows smoke rising from a fire at the Intercontinental Terminals Company near the Deer Park School District's Abshire Stadium in Deer Park, Texas. Officials have lifted an order to remai...(Jeffrey Fountain via AP). In this Tuesday, March 19, 2019 photo, shows smoke rising from a fire at the Intercontinental Terminals Company near the Deer Park School District's Abshire Stadium in Deer Park, Texas. Officials have lifted an order to remai...
    The company that operates a petrochemical tank farm near Houston where a days-long fire damaged several tanks says it's working to remove flammable product without allowing dangerous fumes to again escape into the...More >>
    The company that operates a petrochemical tank farm near Houston where a days-long fire damaged several tanks says it's working to remove flammable product without allowing dangerous fumes to again escape into the air.More >>
  • Study: About 4 percent of women are pregnant when jailed

    Study: About 4 percent of women are pregnant when jailed

    Thursday, March 21 2019 4:11 PM EDT2019-03-21 20:11:18 GMT
    Sunday, March 24 2019 10:32 AM EDT2019-03-24 14:32:06 GMT
    A new study has found that about 4 percent of women incarcerated in state prisons were pregnant when they were jailed.More >>
    A new study has found that about 4 percent of women incarcerated in state prisons were pregnant when they were jailed.More >>
  • US experts: Medicines for opioid addiction vastly underused

    US experts: Medicines for opioid addiction vastly underused

    Wednesday, March 20 2019 2:21 PM EDT2019-03-20 18:21:24 GMT
    Sunday, March 24 2019 8:31 AM EDT2019-03-24 12:31:35 GMT
    (AP Photo/Elise Amendola). FILE - This July 23, 2018 file photo shows packets of buprenorphine, a drug which controls heroin and opioid cravings, in Greenfield, Mass. On Wednesday, March 20, 2019, the nation’s top medical advisers said medications whic...(AP Photo/Elise Amendola). FILE - This July 23, 2018 file photo shows packets of buprenorphine, a drug which controls heroin and opioid cravings, in Greenfield, Mass. On Wednesday, March 20, 2019, the nation’s top medical advisers said medications whic...
    (AP Photo/Elise Amendola). FILE - This July 23, 2018 file photo shows packets of buprenorphine, a drug which controls heroin and opioid cravings, in Greenfield, Mass. On Wednesday, March 20, 2019, the nation’s top medical advisers said medications whic...(AP Photo/Elise Amendola). FILE - This July 23, 2018 file photo shows packets of buprenorphine, a drug which controls heroin and opioid cravings, in Greenfield, Mass. On Wednesday, March 20, 2019, the nation’s top medical advisers said medications whic...
    U.S. medical advisers say medications to treat opioid addiction remain vastly underused.More >>
    U.S. medical advisers say medications to treat opioid addiction remain vastly underused.More >>
  • EPA argues for shifting focus from climate change to water

    EPA argues for shifting focus from climate change to water

    Wednesday, March 20 2019 8:41 AM EDT2019-03-20 12:41:23 GMT
    Saturday, March 23 2019 10:33 AM EDT2019-03-23 14:33:46 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). FILE - In this Jan. 16, 2019 file photo, Andrew Wheeler is shown at a Senate Environment and Public Works Committee hearing to be the administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, on Capitol Hill in Washington.  Wheele...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). FILE - In this Jan. 16, 2019 file photo, Andrew Wheeler is shown at a Senate Environment and Public Works Committee hearing to be the administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, on Capitol Hill in Washington. Wheele...
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). FILE - In this Jan. 16, 2019 file photo, Andrew Wheeler is shown at a Senate Environment and Public Works Committee hearing to be the administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, on Capitol Hill in Washington.  Wheele...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). FILE - In this Jan. 16, 2019 file photo, Andrew Wheeler is shown at a Senate Environment and Public Works Committee hearing to be the administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, on Capitol Hill in Washington. Wheele...
    The Environmental Protection Agency's new administrator says unsafe drinking water is "probably the biggest environmental threat" the world faces.More >>
    The Environmental Protection Agency's new administrator says unsafe drinking water is "probably the biggest environmental threat" the world faces.More >>
  • 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
    Saturday, March 23 2019 8:41 AM EDT2019-03-23 12:41:57 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 >>
  • Tyson recalls chicken strips due to metal fears

    Tyson recalls chicken strips due to metal fears

    Friday, March 22 2019 7:01 AM EDT2019-03-22 11:01:05 GMT
    Friday, March 22 2019 3:02 PM EDT2019-03-22 19:02:54 GMT
    Arkansas-based Tyson Foods is recalling more than 69,000 pounds of frozen, ready-to-eat chicken strips because they may be contaminated with pieces of metal.More >>
    Arkansas-based Tyson Foods is recalling more than 69,000 pounds of frozen, ready-to-eat chicken strips because they may be contaminated with pieces of metal.More >>
  • With black lung fund in jeopardy, taxpayers could foot bill

    With black lung fund in jeopardy, taxpayers could foot bill

    Wednesday, March 20 2019 6:01 PM EDT2019-03-20 22:01:24 GMT
    Friday, March 22 2019 7:01 AM EDT2019-03-22 11:01:46 GMT
    (AP Photo/Dylan Lovan). Retired coal miner John Robinson displays his mining helmet at his home in Coeburn, Va., on Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019. Robinson was 47 when he was diagnosed with black lung disease, part of a new generation of black lung sufferers...(AP Photo/Dylan Lovan). Retired coal miner John Robinson displays his mining helmet at his home in Coeburn, Va., on Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019. Robinson was 47 when he was diagnosed with black lung disease, part of a new generation of black lung sufferers...
    (AP Photo/Dylan Lovan). Retired coal miner John Robinson displays his mining helmet at his home in Coeburn, Va., on Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019. Robinson was 47 when he was diagnosed with black lung disease, part of a new generation of black lung sufferers...(AP Photo/Dylan Lovan). Retired coal miner John Robinson displays his mining helmet at his home in Coeburn, Va., on Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019. Robinson was 47 when he was diagnosed with black lung disease, part of a new generation of black lung sufferers...
    The Trump administration and coal industry allies are insisting that a federal black lung trust fund will continue to pay benefits to sick miners despite a drastic cut in funding.More >>
    The Trump administration and coal industry allies are insisting that a federal black lung trust fund will continue to pay benefits to sick miners despite a drastic cut in funding.More >>
  • Mississippi governor signs 'heartbeat' abortion law

    Mississippi governor signs 'heartbeat' abortion law

    Thursday, March 21 2019 7:01 AM EDT2019-03-21 11:01:06 GMT
    Friday, March 22 2019 6:42 AM EDT2019-03-22 10:42:08 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis, File). FILE -  In this March 14, 2019 file photograph, a Planned Parenthood supporter hosts an abortion rights button on her hat during a rally on the steps of the Capitol in Jackson, Miss. On Tuesday, March 19, 2019, Missis...(AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis, File). FILE - In this March 14, 2019 file photograph, a Planned Parenthood supporter hosts an abortion rights button on her hat during a rally on the steps of the Capitol in Jackson, Miss. On Tuesday, March 19, 2019, Missis...
    (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis, File). FILE -  In this March 14, 2019 file photograph, a Planned Parenthood supporter hosts an abortion rights button on her hat during a rally on the steps of the Capitol in Jackson, Miss. On Tuesday, March 19, 2019, Missis...(AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis, File). FILE - In this March 14, 2019 file photograph, a Planned Parenthood supporter hosts an abortion rights button on her hat during a rally on the steps of the Capitol in Jackson, Miss. On Tuesday, March 19, 2019, Missis...
    Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant says he is not worried about lawsuits the state prepares to enact one of the strictest abortion laws in the nation.More >>
    Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant says he is not worried about lawsuits the state prepares to enact one of the strictest abortion laws in the nation.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
    Friday, March 22 2019 3:22 AM EDT2019-03-22 07:22:18 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 >>
  • 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
    Thursday, March 21 2019 4:23 PM EDT2019-03-21 20:23:17 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 >>
  • 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
    Thursday, March 21 2019 1:13 PM EDT2019-03-21 17:13:11 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 >>
  • Officials: Temple mumps outbreak swells to 74 likely cases

    Officials: Temple mumps outbreak swells to 74 likely cases

    Wednesday, March 20 2019 7:51 AM EDT2019-03-20 11:51:06 GMT
    Thursday, March 21 2019 7:11 AM EDT2019-03-21 11:11:56 GMT
    Philadelphia health officials say they've now believe 67 people have contracted mumps at Temple University.More >>
    Philadelphia health officials say they've now believe 67 people have contracted mumps at Temple University.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 6:22 PM EDT2019-03-20 22:22:37 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 >>
  • 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 5:02 PM EDT2019-03-20 21:02:07 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 >>
  • 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 1:22 PM EDT2019-03-20 17:22:38 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 >>
  • 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 8:51 AM EDT2019-03-20 12:51:54 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 >>
  • 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 7:51 AM EDT2019-03-20 11:51:35 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 >>
  • 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 >>
  • 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 >>