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  • White House called toxins contamination 'PR nightmare'

    White House called toxins contamination 'PR nightmare'

    Monday, August 13 2018 1:38 AM EDT2018-08-13 05:38:00 GMT
    Tuesday, August 14 2018 2:26 AM EDT2018-08-14 06:26:47 GMT
    Officials are demanding that the EPA act quickly to clean up local water systems testing positive for dangerous levels of PFAS. (Source: Raycom Media)Officials are demanding that the EPA act quickly to clean up local water systems testing positive for dangerous levels of PFAS. (Source: Raycom Media)

    Officials are demanding that the EPA act quickly to clean up local water systems testing positive for dangerous levels of chemicals used in nonstick cookware, fast-food wrappers and much more.

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    Officials are demanding that the EPA act quickly to clean up local water systems testing positive for dangerous levels of chemicals used in nonstick cookware, fast-food wrappers and much more.

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  • Multi-gene test may find risk for heart disease and more

    Multi-gene test may find risk for heart disease and more

    Monday, August 13 2018 2:24 PM EDT2018-08-13 18:24:18 GMT
    Tuesday, August 14 2018 2:23 AM EDT2018-08-14 06:23:26 GMT
    New way to track millions of genetic variations promises better forecasting of people's risk for heart attacks, four other disorders.More >>
    New way to track millions of genetic variations promises better forecasting of people's risk for heart attacks, four other disorders.More >>
  • Japan queries all medical schools on gender discrimination

    Japan queries all medical schools on gender discrimination

    Friday, August 10 2018 6:16 AM EDT2018-08-10 10:16:06 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 9:06 PM EDT2018-08-14 01:06:55 GMT
    (Akiko Matsushita/Kyodo News via AP). This Aug. 7, 2018, photo shows an entrance at the Tokyo Medical University in Tokyo. The Education Ministry sent a questionnaire Friday, Aug. 10 to all of Japan’s medical schools asking them for six years of data o...(Akiko Matsushita/Kyodo News via AP). This Aug. 7, 2018, photo shows an entrance at the Tokyo Medical University in Tokyo. The Education Ministry sent a questionnaire Friday, Aug. 10 to all of Japan’s medical schools asking them for six years of data o...
    The Japanese government is investigating whether other medical schools also discriminated against female applicants following revelations that one had done so for more than a decade.More >>
    The Japanese government is investigating whether other medical schools also discriminated against female applicants following revelations that one had done so for more than a decade.More >>
  • Outdoor fun dwindles as smoky haze hangs over California

    Outdoor fun dwindles as smoky haze hangs over California

    Thursday, August 9 2018 2:30 AM EDT2018-08-09 06:30:22 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 9:06 PM EDT2018-08-14 01:06:53 GMT
    (AP Photo/Lorin Eleni Gill). The city of Berkeley, Calif., sits in a dull, smoky haze Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018. The air quality has hit unhealthy levels in cities miles away as California's largest wildfire ever burns to the north.(AP Photo/Lorin Eleni Gill). The city of Berkeley, Calif., sits in a dull, smoky haze Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018. The air quality has hit unhealthy levels in cities miles away as California's largest wildfire ever burns to the north.
    No major wildfires are burning near Sacramento but for two weeks a dull haze and the faint smell of smoke from distant blazes has blanketed California's capital region.More >>
    No major wildfires are burning near Sacramento but for two weeks a dull haze and the faint smell of smoke from distant blazes has blanketed California's capital region.More >>
  • Jury awards $289M to man who blames Roundup for cancer

    Jury awards $289M to man who blames Roundup for cancer

    Saturday, August 11 2018 2:10 AM EDT2018-08-11 06:10:04 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 9:06 PM EDT2018-08-14 01:06:40 GMT
    (Josh Edelson/Pool Photo via AP, File). FILE - In this July, 9, 2018, file photo, plaintiff DeWayne Johnson looks up during a brief break as the Monsanto trial in San Francisco. Monsanto is being accused of hiding the dangers of its popular Roundup pro...(Josh Edelson/Pool Photo via AP, File). FILE - In this July, 9, 2018, file photo, plaintiff DeWayne Johnson looks up during a brief break as the Monsanto trial in San Francisco. Monsanto is being accused of hiding the dangers of its popular Roundup pro...

    Lawyers say a jury's $289 million award to a California man who claims Monsanto's Roundup weed killer gave him cancer may open the floodgates for legions of people suffering because of the agribusiness giant.

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    Lawyers say a jury's $289 million award to a California man who claims Monsanto's Roundup weed killer gave him cancer may open the floodgates for legions of people suffering because of the agribusiness giant.

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  • Rent control fuels costliest fight on California 2018 ballot

    Rent control fuels costliest fight on California 2018 ballot

    Sunday, August 12 2018 11:13 AM EDT2018-08-12 15:13:53 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 9:06 PM EDT2018-08-14 01:06:28 GMT
    Los Angeles-based health care nonprofit known for funding controversial ballot measures wages expensive battle with real estate industry over rent control in California.More >>
    Los Angeles-based health care nonprofit known for funding controversial ballot measures wages expensive battle with real estate industry over rent control in California.More >>
  • Mayo Clinic names head of Florida campus as new CEO

    Mayo Clinic names head of Florida campus as new CEO

    Friday, August 10 2018 1:09 PM EDT2018-08-10 17:09:48 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 9:06 PM EDT2018-08-14 01:06:23 GMT
    Mayo Clinic will get a new president and chief executive at the end of the year when Dr. Gianrico Farrugia takes over from Dr. John Noseworthy.More >>
    Mayo Clinic will get a new president and chief executive at the end of the year when Dr. Gianrico Farrugia takes over from Dr. John Noseworthy.More >>
  • Physician convicted of improper prescribing gets 4 years

    Physician convicted of improper prescribing gets 4 years

    Monday, August 13 2018 7:01 AM EDT2018-08-13 11:01:48 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 9:06 PM EDT2018-08-14 01:06:02 GMT
    A physician in Kentucky convicted of improperly prescribing drugs to patients who died of overdoses has been sentenced to four years and two months in prison.More >>
    A physician in Kentucky convicted of improperly prescribing drugs to patients who died of overdoses has been sentenced to four years and two months in prison.More >>
  • GOP congressman from New York charged with insider trading

    GOP congressman from New York charged with insider trading

    Wednesday, August 8 2018 10:04 AM EDT2018-08-08 14:04:55 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 5:29 PM EDT2018-08-13 21:29:24 GMT
    Republican U.S. Rep. Christopher Collins of New York has been indicted on charges that he used inside information about a biotechnology company to make illicit stock trades. (Source: CNN)Republican U.S. Rep. Christopher Collins of New York has been indicted on charges that he used inside information about a biotechnology company to make illicit stock trades. (Source: CNN)

    Republican U.S. Rep. Christopher Collins of New York has been indicted on securities fraud charges.

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    Republican U.S. Rep. Christopher Collins of New York has been indicted on securities fraud charges.

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  • Jury backs man who claims Roundup weed killer caused cancer

    Jury backs man who claims Roundup weed killer caused cancer

    Friday, August 10 2018 6:45 PM EDT2018-08-10 22:45:48 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 4:23 PM EDT2018-08-13 20:23:47 GMT
    A San Francisco jury has awarded $289 million to a former school groundskeeper who claimed Monsanto's popular Roundup weed killer contributed to his terminal cancer.More >>
    A San Francisco jury has awarded $289 million to a former school groundskeeper who claimed Monsanto's popular Roundup weed killer contributed to his terminal cancer.More >>
  • Doctors nudged by overdose letter prescribe fewer opioids

    Doctors nudged by overdose letter prescribe fewer opioids

    Thursday, August 9 2018 2:11 PM EDT2018-08-09 18:11:51 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 11:07 AM EDT2018-08-13 15:07:46 GMT
    (AP Photo/Patrick Sison). FILE - This Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2017 file photo shows an arrangement of pills of the opioid oxycodone-acetaminophen in New York. In an innovative experiment, doctors prescribed fewer opioids after learning of their patient's ove...(AP Photo/Patrick Sison). FILE - This Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2017 file photo shows an arrangement of pills of the opioid oxycodone-acetaminophen in New York. In an innovative experiment, doctors prescribed fewer opioids after learning of their patient's ove...
    In a novel experiment, doctors started prescribing fewer opioids after getting a letter from the medical examiner telling them of their patient's fatal overdose.More >>
    In a novel experiment, doctors started prescribing fewer opioids after getting a letter from the medical examiner telling them of their patient's fatal overdose.More >>
  • Report: Jump in deliveries involving moms hooked on opioids

    Report: Jump in deliveries involving moms hooked on opioids

    Thursday, August 9 2018 1:25 PM EDT2018-08-09 17:25:38 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 5:21 AM EDT2018-08-13 09:21:03 GMT
    (AP Photo/Patrick Sison). FILE - This Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2017 file photo shows an arrangement of pills of the opioid oxycodone-acetaminophen in New York. On Thursday, Aug,. 9, 2018, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported that the number...(AP Photo/Patrick Sison). FILE - This Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2017 file photo shows an arrangement of pills of the opioid oxycodone-acetaminophen in New York. On Thursday, Aug,. 9, 2018, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported that the number...
    Health officials seeing jump in opioid-using pregnant women coming to hospitals.More >>
    Health officials seeing jump in opioid-using pregnant women coming to hospitals.More >>
  • Helping nature: Inducing labor avoids cesarean for some moms

    Helping nature: Inducing labor avoids cesarean for some moms

    Wednesday, August 8 2018 5:08 PM EDT2018-08-08 21:08:22 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 1:38 AM EDT2018-08-13 05:38:23 GMT
    (AP Photo/Teresa Crawford). In this Aug. 7, 2018 photo, a doctor performs an ultrasound scan on a pregnant woman at a hospital in Chicago. According to a study released on Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018, first-time mothers at low risk of complications were le...(AP Photo/Teresa Crawford). In this Aug. 7, 2018 photo, a doctor performs an ultrasound scan on a pregnant woman at a hospital in Chicago. According to a study released on Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018, first-time mothers at low risk of complications were le...
    A large study of first-time moms finds inducing labor rather than waiting avoids cesarean delivery for some.More >>
    A large study of first-time moms finds inducing labor rather than waiting avoids cesarean delivery for some.More >>
  • Huge Los Angeles gas leak leads to $120 million settlement

    Huge Los Angeles gas leak leads to $120 million settlement

    Wednesday, August 8 2018 1:11 PM EDT2018-08-08 17:11:27 GMT
    Sunday, August 12 2018 3:22 PM EDT2018-08-12 19:22:10 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File). FILE - This Jan. 12, 2017 file photo shows gas gathering plant on a hilltop at the Southern California Gas Company's Aliso Canyon storage facility near the Porter Ranch neighborhood of Los Angeles. A tentative settlement h...(AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File). FILE - This Jan. 12, 2017 file photo shows gas gathering plant on a hilltop at the Southern California Gas Company's Aliso Canyon storage facility near the Porter Ranch neighborhood of Los Angeles. A tentative settlement h...
    A nearly $120 million settlement has been reached in litigation stemming from a leak at a Southern California storage field where a massive methane release forced thousands from their homes three years ago.More >>
    A nearly $120 million settlement has been reached in litigation stemming from a leak at a Southern California storage field where a massive methane release forced thousands from their homes three years ago.More >>
  • Judge won't bar public from refuge that was once a nuke site

    Judge won't bar public from refuge that was once a nuke site

    Thursday, August 9 2018 5:17 PM EDT2018-08-09 21:17:56 GMT
    Sunday, August 12 2018 7:51 AM EDT2018-08-12 11:51:38 GMT
    A judge has turned down a request to bar the public from a wildlife refuge in Colorado that was once part of a nuclear weapons plant.More >>
    A judge has turned down a request to bar the public from a wildlife refuge in Colorado that was once part of a nuclear weapons plant.More >>
  • Congo's latest outbreak more challenging than ever, WHO says

    Congo's latest outbreak more challenging than ever, WHO says

    Friday, August 10 2018 10:57 AM EDT2018-08-10 14:57:39 GMT
    Saturday, August 11 2018 8:19 AM EDT2018-08-11 12:19:53 GMT
    Congo's latest outbreak more challenging than ever, WHO says; multiple armed groups a threat.More >>
    Congo's latest outbreak more challenging than ever, WHO says; multiple armed groups a threat.More >>
  • No easy answers on best heart check-up for young athletes

    No easy answers on best heart check-up for young athletes

    Wednesday, August 8 2018 5:08 PM EDT2018-08-08 21:08:12 GMT
    Friday, August 10 2018 6:41 PM EDT2018-08-10 22:41:36 GMT
    (AP Photo/Robert Stevens). Dr. Sanjay Sharma, professor of cardiology at St. George's University of London, speaks during an interview on Wednesday Aug. 8, 2018 about a study he led which found procedures that can help identify athletes who are at risk...(AP Photo/Robert Stevens). Dr. Sanjay Sharma, professor of cardiology at St. George's University of London, speaks during an interview on Wednesday Aug. 8, 2018 about a study he led which found procedures that can help identify athletes who are at risk...
    Large study of British teen soccer players finds in-depth heart screenings sometimes uncover athletes at risk of cardiac arrest _ but not always.More >>
    Large study of British teen soccer players finds in-depth heart screenings sometimes uncover athletes at risk of cardiac arrest _ but not always.More >>
  • Abortion activists vow to press fight despite Argentina loss

    Abortion activists vow to press fight despite Argentina loss

    Thursday, August 9 2018 2:04 AM EDT2018-08-09 06:04:34 GMT
    Friday, August 10 2018 11:00 AM EDT2018-08-10 15:00:48 GMT
    (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko). Pro-choice activists gather around a bonfire to keep warm as celebratory fireworks go off in the distance from a gathering of pro-life activists, as they all wait outside Congress for lawmakers to vote on an abortion bill ...(AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko). Pro-choice activists gather around a bonfire to keep warm as celebratory fireworks go off in the distance from a gathering of pro-life activists, as they all wait outside Congress for lawmakers to vote on an abortion bill ...
    Argentina's Senate has rejected a bill to legalize elective abortion in the first 14 weeks of pregnancy _ an issue that bitterly divides the homeland of Pope Francis.More >>
    Argentina's Senate has rejected a bill to legalize elective abortion in the first 14 weeks of pregnancy _ an issue that bitterly divides the homeland of Pope Francis.More >>
  • Court orders ban on harmful pesticide, says EPA violated law

    Court orders ban on harmful pesticide, says EPA violated law

    Thursday, August 9 2018 2:00 PM EDT2018-08-09 18:00:15 GMT
    Friday, August 10 2018 10:37 AM EDT2018-08-10 14:37:19 GMT
    A federal appeals court has ruled that the Trump administration endangered public health by keeping a top-selling pesticide chlorpyrifos on the market, despite extensive scientific evidence that even tiny levels of...More >>
    A federal appeals court has ruled that the Trump administration endangered public health by keeping a top-selling pesticide chlorpyrifos on the market, despite extensive scientific evidence that even tiny levels of exposure could harm babies' brains.More >>
  • KFC incident with deaf woman leads to sensitivity training

    KFC incident with deaf woman leads to sensitivity training

    Thursday, August 9 2018 6:39 PM EDT2018-08-09 22:39:46 GMT
    Friday, August 10 2018 7:18 AM EDT2018-08-10 11:18:18 GMT
    Management company of 270 KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell franchises nationwide agrees to sensitivity training after incident in which a deaf woman said she felt she was mocked at a KFC in Mississippi.More >>
    Management company of 270 KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell franchises nationwide agrees to sensitivity training after incident in which a deaf woman said she felt she was mocked at a KFC in Mississippi.More >>
  • Famed California research center settles 2 gender bias suits

    Famed California research center settles 2 gender bias suits

    Wednesday, August 8 2018 5:41 PM EDT2018-08-08 21:41:37 GMT
    Thursday, August 9 2018 5:53 PM EDT2018-08-09 21:53:24 GMT
    (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi,File). FILE - This Oct. 3, 2013 file photo shows The Salk Institute, above the Pacific Ocean in San Diego. outhern California's Salk Institute for Biological Studies has settled two of three gender discrimination lawsuits filed ...(AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi,File). FILE - This Oct. 3, 2013 file photo shows The Salk Institute, above the Pacific Ocean in San Diego. outhern California's Salk Institute for Biological Studies has settled two of three gender discrimination lawsuits filed ...
    The Salk Institute for Biological Studies in Southern California has settled two of three gender discrimination lawsuits filed by top female scientists.More >>
    The Salk Institute for Biological Studies in Southern California has settled two of three gender discrimination lawsuits filed by top female scientists.More >>
  • Ebola vaccinations begin in Congo's latest deadly outbreak

    Ebola vaccinations begin in Congo's latest deadly outbreak

    Wednesday, August 8 2018 7:58 AM EDT2018-08-08 11:58:13 GMT
    Thursday, August 9 2018 5:12 PM EDT2018-08-09 21:12:53 GMT
    Ebola vaccinations begin in Congo's latest deadly outbreak; regional armed groups a concern.More >>
    Ebola vaccinations begin in Congo's latest deadly outbreak; regional armed groups a concern.More >>
  • Nevada death-row inmate on legal delays: 'Just get it done'

    Nevada death-row inmate on legal delays: 'Just get it done'

    Thursday, August 9 2018 2:04 AM EDT2018-08-09 06:04:21 GMT
    Thursday, August 9 2018 3:56 PM EDT2018-08-09 19:56:42 GMT
    (Nevada Department of Corrections via AP, File). FILE - This undated file photo provided by Nevada Department of Corrections photo shows death row inmate Scott Raymond Dozier, who was convicted in 2007 of robbing, killing and dismembering a 22-year-old...(Nevada Department of Corrections via AP, File). FILE - This undated file photo provided by Nevada Department of Corrections photo shows death row inmate Scott Raymond Dozier, who was convicted in 2007 of robbing, killing and dismembering a 22-year-old...

    A Nevada death-row inmate whose execution has twice been postponed said the legal fight over his fate is taking a tortuous toll on him and his family and he just wants his sentence carried out.

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    A Nevada death-row inmate whose execution has twice been postponed said the legal fight over his fate is taking a tortuous toll on him and his family and he just wants his sentence carried out.

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  • China orders recall from overseas as vaccine scandal churns

    China orders recall from overseas as vaccine scandal churns

    Wednesday, August 8 2018 12:46 AM EDT2018-08-08 04:46:48 GMT
    Thursday, August 9 2018 2:16 PM EDT2018-08-09 18:16:52 GMT
    China's National Health Commission says investigators have begun recalling defective vaccines produced by drugmaker Changchun Changsheng Life Sciences Ltd. from domestic and overseas markets.More >>
    China's National Health Commission says investigators have begun recalling defective vaccines produced by drugmaker Changchun Changsheng Life Sciences Ltd. from domestic and overseas markets.More >>
  • Study: 1 in 7 children of Zika-infected moms have problems

    Study: 1 in 7 children of Zika-infected moms have problems

    Tuesday, August 7 2018 1:10 PM EDT2018-08-07 17:10:59 GMT
    Thursday, August 9 2018 12:56 PM EDT2018-08-09 16:56:16 GMT
    (AP Photo/Carlos Giusti). FILE - In this Friday, Dec. 16, 2016 file photo, Michelle Flandez stands in her home with her two-month-old son Inti Perez, who is diagnosed with microcephaly linked to the mosquito-borne Zika virus, in Bayamon, Puerto Rico. I...(AP Photo/Carlos Giusti). FILE - In this Friday, Dec. 16, 2016 file photo, Michelle Flandez stands in her home with her two-month-old son Inti Perez, who is diagnosed with microcephaly linked to the mosquito-borne Zika virus, in Bayamon, Puerto Rico. I...
    Researchers say the one in seven children of U.S. mothers who were infected with Zika during pregnancy developed some kind of health problem.More >>
    Researchers say the one in seven children of U.S. mothers who were infected with Zika during pregnancy developed some kind of health problem.More >>
  • Experts question benefits of fluoride-free toothpaste

    Experts question benefits of fluoride-free toothpaste

    Tuesday, August 7 2018 9:13 AM EDT2018-08-07 13:13:45 GMT
    Thursday, August 9 2018 2:21 AM EDT2018-08-09 06:21:23 GMT
    (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson). In this photo taken Friday, Aug. 3, 2018, Philippe Hujoel, a dentist and University of Washington professor, holds a toothbrush and toothpaste as he poses for a photo in an office at the school in Seattle. Dental health expe...(AP Photo/Elaine Thompson). In this photo taken Friday, Aug. 3, 2018, Philippe Hujoel, a dentist and University of Washington professor, holds a toothbrush and toothpaste as he poses for a photo in an office at the school in Seattle. Dental health expe...

    Fluoride-free doesn't mean cavity-free, dental experts say. New study backs them up.

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    Fluoride-free doesn't mean cavity-free, dental experts say. New study backs them up.

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  • Argentine Senate debates measure to legalize abortion

    Argentine Senate debates measure to legalize abortion

    Wednesday, August 8 2018 3:41 PM EDT2018-08-08 19:41:34 GMT
    Thursday, August 9 2018 2:08 AM EDT2018-08-09 06:08:18 GMT
    (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko). A demonstrator in support of decriminalizing abortion shouts outside Congress in Buenos Aires, Argentina Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018. Following months of increasingly tense debate, lawmakers in Argentina meet in Congress on We...(AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko). A demonstrator in support of decriminalizing abortion shouts outside Congress in Buenos Aires, Argentina Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018. Following months of increasingly tense debate, lawmakers in Argentina meet in Congress on We...
    Argentina's Senate has begun a session to decide on legalizing elective abortions _ an issue that bitterly divides the homeland of Pope Francis.More >>
    Argentina's Senate has begun a session to decide on legalizing elective abortions _ an issue that bitterly divides the homeland of Pope Francis.More >>
  • Patients who accepted infected kidneys cured of hepatitis C

    Patients who accepted infected kidneys cured of hepatitis C

    Monday, August 6 2018 5:09 PM EDT2018-08-06 21:09:48 GMT
    Wednesday, August 8 2018 5:46 PM EDT2018-08-08 21:46:49 GMT
    Kidneys infected with hepatitis C may help some U.S. patients skip the yearslong transplant waiting list.More >>
    Kidneys infected with hepatitis C may help some U.S. patients skip the yearslong transplant waiting list.More >>
  • Cancer study of nuclear test site expected to finish in 2019

    Cancer study of nuclear test site expected to finish in 2019

    Monday, August 6 2018 3:55 PM EDT2018-08-06 19:55:53 GMT
    Wednesday, August 8 2018 5:13 PM EDT2018-08-08 21:13:48 GMT
    (AP Photo, File). FILE - This July 16, 1945 photo, shows the mushroom cloud of the first atomic explosion at Trinity Test Site, New Mexico. The National Cancer Institute says its long-anticipated study into the cancer risks of New Mexico residents livi...(AP Photo, File). FILE - This July 16, 1945 photo, shows the mushroom cloud of the first atomic explosion at Trinity Test Site, New Mexico. The National Cancer Institute says its long-anticipated study into the cancer risks of New Mexico residents livi...
    The National Cancer Institute says its long-anticipated study into the cancer risks of New Mexico residents living near the site of the world's first atomic bomb test likely will be published in 2019.More >>
    The National Cancer Institute says its long-anticipated study into the cancer risks of New Mexico residents living near the site of the world's first atomic bomb test likely will be published in 2019.More >>
  • Brazil rushes to thwart measles outbreak from Venezuelans

    Brazil rushes to thwart measles outbreak from Venezuelans

    Monday, August 6 2018 1:05 PM EDT2018-08-06 17:05:49 GMT
    Wednesday, August 8 2018 3:52 PM EDT2018-08-08 19:52:24 GMT
    Brazil's health ministry has launched a nationwide vaccination campaign to protect children from measles and poliomyelitis.More >>
    Brazil's health ministry has launched a nationwide vaccination campaign to protect children from measles and poliomyelitis.More >>
  • Australian state reports its first case of superbug fungus

    Australian state reports its first case of superbug fungus

    Tuesday, August 7 2018 3:27 AM EDT2018-08-07 07:27:44 GMT
    Wednesday, August 8 2018 3:46 PM EDT2018-08-08 19:46:57 GMT
    An Australian state has reported its first case of a superbug in a hospital patient who likely picked up the drug-resistant fungus in Britain.More >>
    An Australian state has reported its first case of a superbug in a hospital patient who likely picked up the drug-resistant fungus in Britain.More >>
  • Singapore minister: Major cyberattack may be state-linked

    Singapore minister: Major cyberattack may be state-linked

    Monday, August 6 2018 5:13 AM EDT2018-08-06 09:13:27 GMT
    Wednesday, August 8 2018 1:13 PM EDT2018-08-08 17:13:57 GMT
    A cyberattack that breached 1.5 million health records in Singapore has been attributed to sophisticated cyber attackers who may be state-linked.More >>
    A cyberattack that breached 1.5 million health records in Singapore has been attributed to sophisticated cyber attackers who may be state-linked.More >>
  • Ebola vaccinations could start Wednesday in Congo outbreak

    Ebola vaccinations could start Wednesday in Congo outbreak

    Tuesday, August 7 2018 6:22 AM EDT2018-08-07 10:22:51 GMT
    Wednesday, August 8 2018 1:23 AM EDT2018-08-08 05:23:54 GMT
    Congo's health ministry confirms 3 more cases of Ebola; vaccinations ready later this week.More >>
    Congo's health ministry confirms 3 more cases of Ebola; vaccinations ready later this week.More >>
  • Romania reports 500 outbreaks of African swine fever in pigs

    Romania reports 500 outbreaks of African swine fever in pigs

    Monday, August 6 2018 8:03 AM EDT2018-08-06 12:03:36 GMT
    Tuesday, August 7 2018 9:07 PM EDT2018-08-08 01:07:01 GMT
    Romanian authorities have reported more than 500 separate outbreaks of African swine fever in pigs, mainly in the Danube Delta and near the Hungarian border.More >>
    Romanian authorities have reported more than 500 separate outbreaks of African swine fever in pigs, mainly in the Danube Delta and near the Hungarian border.More >>
  • Psychiatrist: Much is still hidden in theater shooter's mind

    Psychiatrist: Much is still hidden in theater shooter's mind

    Sunday, August 5 2018 11:46 AM EDT2018-08-05 15:46:28 GMT
    Tuesday, August 7 2018 4:51 PM EDT2018-08-07 20:51:57 GMT
    (RJ Sangosti/The Denver Post via AP, Pool, File). FILE - In this Aug. 26, 2015, file photo, Colorado theater shooter James Holmes, right, is led out of the courtroom after being formally sentenced in Centennial, Colo., to serve life in prison without p...(RJ Sangosti/The Denver Post via AP, Pool, File). FILE - In this Aug. 26, 2015, file photo, Colorado theater shooter James Holmes, right, is led out of the courtroom after being formally sentenced in Centennial, Colo., to serve life in prison without p...

    A psychiatrist who spent hours with mass murderer James Holmes says what led Holmes to open fire in a Colorado movie theater was a vortex of his mental illness, personality and circumstances, along with other,...

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    A psychiatrist who spent hours with mass murderer James Holmes says what led Holmes to open fire in a Colorado movie theater was a vortex of his mental illness, personality and circumstances, along with other, unknown currents.

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  • 'Hazardous' smoky air shuts Yosemite in peak tourist season

    'Hazardous' smoky air shuts Yosemite in peak tourist season

    Saturday, August 4 2018 1:13 PM EDT2018-08-04 17:13:47 GMT
    Tuesday, August 7 2018 11:57 AM EDT2018-08-07 15:57:48 GMT
    (Webcam by Yosemite Conservancy via AP). In this Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2018 image from a Yosemite Conservancy webcam, smoke from wildfires obscures the Ahwahnee Meadow at Yosemite National Park, Calif. Yosemite National Park could reopen its scenic valley...(Webcam by Yosemite Conservancy via AP). In this Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2018 image from a Yosemite Conservancy webcam, smoke from wildfires obscures the Ahwahnee Meadow at Yosemite National Park, Calif. Yosemite National Park could reopen its scenic valley...
    Yosemite National Park closes 12 days due to 'hazardous' smoke from California wildfires and will reopen Monday if conditions are safe.More >>
    Yosemite National Park closes 12 days due to 'hazardous' smoke from California wildfires and will reopen Monday if conditions are safe.More >>
  • Hospital system pays $65M to settle Medicare billing claims

    Hospital system pays $65M to settle Medicare billing claims

    Friday, August 3 2018 8:17 PM EDT2018-08-04 00:17:58 GMT
    Tuesday, August 7 2018 6:24 AM EDT2018-08-07 10:24:19 GMT
    One of the nation's largest hospital systems has agreed to pay $65 million to settle allegations of Medicare overbilling in California.More >>
    One of the nation's largest hospital systems has agreed to pay $65 million to settle allegations of Medicare overbilling in California.More >>
  • Confirmed Ebola cases rise to 13 in Congo's latest outbreak

    Confirmed Ebola cases rise to 13 in Congo's latest outbreak

    Saturday, August 4 2018 4:18 PM EDT2018-08-04 20:18:49 GMT
    Tuesday, August 7 2018 3:27 AM EDT2018-08-07 07:27:58 GMT
    Confirmed Ebola cases rise to 13 in latest outbreak in northeast Congo, including 3 dead.More >>
    Confirmed Ebola cases rise to 13 in latest outbreak in northeast Congo, including 3 dead.More >>
  • Dems will try forcing Senate vote against Trump health plan

    Dems will try forcing Senate vote against Trump health plan

    Thursday, August 2 2018 12:12 PM EDT2018-08-02 16:12:14 GMT
    Tuesday, August 7 2018 1:13 AM EDT2018-08-07 05:13:19 GMT
    Democrats will try forcing a campaign-season Senate vote on overturning President Donald Trump's rule allowing insurers to sell cheaper, skimpier coverage.More >>
    Democrats will try forcing a campaign-season Senate vote on overturning President Donald Trump's rule allowing insurers to sell cheaper, skimpier coverage.More >>
  • Wisconsin man contracts rare blood infection from dog

    Wisconsin man contracts rare blood infection from dog

    Thursday, August 2 2018 8:45 AM EDT2018-08-02 12:45:48 GMT
    Monday, August 6 2018 4:00 PM EDT2018-08-06 20:00:21 GMT
    Surgeons have amputated the legs and hands of a Wisconsin man who contracted a rare blood infection most likely from a dog lick.More >>
    Surgeons have amputated the legs and hands of a Wisconsin man who contracted a rare blood infection most likely from a dog lick.More >>
  • Abortion-rights activists brace for new wave of restrictions

    Abortion-rights activists brace for new wave of restrictions

    Thursday, August 2 2018 12:43 AM EDT2018-08-02 04:43:47 GMT
    Monday, August 6 2018 3:40 PM EDT2018-08-06 19:40:23 GMT
    Worried by the prospect of a reconfigured Supreme Court, abortion-rights advocates are intensifying efforts to ensure access to abortion for women who might be affected by a new wave of bans and restrictions.More >>
    Worried by the prospect of a reconfigured Supreme Court, abortion-rights advocates are intensifying efforts to ensure access to abortion for women who might be affected by a new wave of bans and restrictions.More >>
  • Deal reached to clean land around 3 US plutonium reactors

    Deal reached to clean land around 3 US plutonium reactors

    Tuesday, July 31 2018 5:31 PM EDT2018-07-31 21:31:05 GMT
    Monday, August 6 2018 1:52 PM EDT2018-08-06 17:52:18 GMT
    (AP Photo/Nicholas K. Geranios, File). File - This June 13, 2017 file photo shows two decommissioned plutonium-producing reactors on the Hanford Nuclear Reservation near Richland, Wash. The land where the federal government created some of the plutoniu...(AP Photo/Nicholas K. Geranios, File). File - This June 13, 2017 file photo shows two decommissioned plutonium-producing reactors on the Hanford Nuclear Reservation near Richland, Wash. The land where the federal government created some of the plutoniu...
    Some of the land in Washington state where the U.S. government created much of the plutonium for the nation's nuclear arsenal will be scrubbed of radiation under a final plan reached by U.S. Department of Energy...More >>
    Some of the land in Washington state where the U.S. government created much of the plutonium for the nation's nuclear arsenal will be scrubbed of radiation under a final plan reached by U.S. Department of Energy and federal and state regulators.More >>
  • HHS names family planning grantees amid battle over program

    HHS names family planning grantees amid battle over program

    Thursday, August 2 2018 2:07 PM EDT2018-08-02 18:07:50 GMT
    Monday, August 6 2018 8:05 AM EDT2018-08-06 12:05:52 GMT
    Health agency names family planning grantees amid debate over abortion referrals under the program.More >>
    Health agency names family planning grantees amid debate over abortion referrals under the program.More >>
  • Nevada GOP senator's health care views heat up tough race

    Nevada GOP senator's health care views heat up tough race

    Thursday, August 2 2018 12:12 PM EDT2018-08-02 16:12:16 GMT
    Sunday, August 5 2018 1:13 PM EDT2018-08-05 17:13:33 GMT
    Nevada Republican Sen. Dean Heller's sliding positions last year on a long-held GOP promise to repeal Obamacare are providing plenty of fodder for Democrats hoping to stymie his re-election.More >>
    Nevada Republican Sen. Dean Heller's sliding positions last year on a long-held GOP promise to repeal Obamacare are providing plenty of fodder for Democrats hoping to stymie his re-election.More >>
  • Measles infects more than 1,000 in Brazil; 5 reported deaths

    Measles infects more than 1,000 in Brazil; 5 reported deaths

    Thursday, August 2 2018 2:07 PM EDT2018-08-02 18:07:47 GMT
    Saturday, August 4 2018 5:25 PM EDT2018-08-04 21:25:55 GMT
    Brazil's Health Ministry says more than 1,000 people have been infected and five have died in a measles outbreak linked to cases imported from neighboring Venezuela.More >>
    Brazil's Health Ministry says more than 1,000 people have been infected and five have died in a measles outbreak linked to cases imported from neighboring Venezuela.More >>
  • WHO to know soon if new Congo Ebola outbreak can use vaccine

    WHO to know soon if new Congo Ebola outbreak can use vaccine

    Friday, August 3 2018 7:36 AM EDT2018-08-03 11:36:37 GMT
    Saturday, August 4 2018 1:25 PM EDT2018-08-04 17:25:25 GMT
    WHO to know soon if vaccine can be used in Congo's new Ebola outbreak in violent region.More >>
    WHO to know soon if vaccine can be used in Congo's new Ebola outbreak in violent region.More >>
  • USDA issues alert about salads, wraps due to parasite worry

    USDA issues alert about salads, wraps due to parasite worry

    Wednesday, August 1 2018 7:07 AM EDT2018-08-01 11:07:29 GMT
    Friday, August 3 2018 9:07 PM EDT2018-08-04 01:07:59 GMT
    Federal authorities have issued a public health alert about more than two dozen beef, pork and poultry salad and wrap products as a precaution due to possible parasite contamination.More >>
    Federal authorities have issued a public health alert about more than two dozen beef, pork and poultry salad and wrap products as a precaution due to possible parasite contamination.More >>
  • Tokyo medical school said to alter tests to keep out women

    Tokyo medical school said to alter tests to keep out women

    Thursday, August 2 2018 4:29 AM EDT2018-08-02 08:29:11 GMT
    Friday, August 3 2018 8:39 PM EDT2018-08-04 00:39:13 GMT
    A Tokyo medical university faced a new allegation after a newspaper report Thursday that the school has allegedly discriminated against female applicants on grounds they tend to quit. (Source: Pixabay)A Tokyo medical university faced a new allegation after a newspaper report Thursday that the school has allegedly discriminated against female applicants on grounds they tend to quit. (Source: Pixabay)

    A Tokyo medical school is investigating a reported allegation that it has discriminated against female applicants on grounds they tend to quit as doctors after starting families.

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    A Tokyo medical school is investigating a reported allegation that it has discriminated against female applicants on grounds they tend to quit as doctors after starting families.

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  • Trump's short-term health plans are cheaper but cover less

    Trump's short-term health plans are cheaper but cover less

    Wednesday, August 1 2018 7:06 AM EDT2018-08-01 11:06:14 GMT
    Friday, August 3 2018 10:28 AM EDT2018-08-03 14:28:24 GMT
    The policies don't have to cover existing medical conditions and offer limited benefits. It's not certain if that's going to translate into broad consumer appeal among people who need an individual policy. (Source: Raycom Media)The policies don't have to cover existing medical conditions and offer limited benefits. It's not certain if that's going to translate into broad consumer appeal among people who need an individual policy. (Source: Raycom Media)

    The Trump administration says it's clearing the way for health insurers to sell short-term plans as a low-cost alternative to pricey Obama-law policies for people struggling with high premiums.

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    The Trump administration says it's clearing the way for health insurers to sell short-term plans as a low-cost alternative to pricey Obama-law policies for people struggling with high premiums.

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  • Response to Congo's new Ebola outbreak 'highly complex'

    Response to Congo's new Ebola outbreak 'highly complex'

    Thursday, August 2 2018 1:11 PM EDT2018-08-02 17:11:39 GMT
    Thursday, August 2 2018 9:40 PM EDT2018-08-03 01:40:29 GMT
    Response to Congo's new Ebola outbreak will be 'highly complex,' health officials warn.More >>
    Response to Congo's new Ebola outbreak will be 'highly complex,' health officials warn.More >>
  • The Latest: Short-term health plans cheaper but cover less

    The Latest: Short-term health plans cheaper but cover less

    Wednesday, August 1 2018 10:51 AM EDT2018-08-01 14:51:27 GMT
    Thursday, August 2 2018 2:13 PM EDT2018-08-02 18:13:28 GMT
    No guarantees pre-existing conditions will be covered in Trump short-term health plans.More >>
    No guarantees pre-existing conditions will be covered in Trump short-term health plans.More >>
  • At least 24 in Colorado suffer carbon monoxide poisoning

    At least 24 in Colorado suffer carbon monoxide poisoning

    Monday, July 30 2018 11:24 AM EDT2018-07-30 15:24:33 GMT
    Thursday, August 2 2018 2:13 PM EDT2018-08-02 18:13:18 GMT
    Twenty-seven people have been treated for carbon monoxide poisoning at a weekend event in northern Colorado building after a generator used at a taco stand outside the venue leaked exhaust into the building.More >>
    Twenty-seven people have been treated for carbon monoxide poisoning at a weekend event in northern Colorado building after a generator used at a taco stand outside the venue leaked exhaust into the building.More >>
  • Congo announces 4 new Ebola cases in country's northeast

    Congo announces 4 new Ebola cases in country's northeast

    Wednesday, August 1 2018 11:12 AM EDT2018-08-01 15:12:37 GMT
    Thursday, August 2 2018 12:52 PM EDT2018-08-02 16:52:36 GMT
    Congo confirms 4 new Ebola cases in North Kivu province, week after outbreak in northwest ends.More >>
    Congo confirms 4 new Ebola cases in North Kivu province, week after outbreak in northwest ends.More >>
  • Pfizer 2Q profit surges, company sees drug rebates ending

    Pfizer 2Q profit surges, company sees drug rebates ending

    Tuesday, July 31 2018 7:09 AM EDT2018-07-31 11:09:47 GMT
    Thursday, August 2 2018 12:34 PM EDT2018-08-02 16:34:12 GMT
    Pfizer is reporting a second-quarter profit surge, though the drugmaker says weakening currencies in Europe and Asia could nick revenue ahead.More >>
    Pfizer is reporting a second-quarter profit surge, though the drugmaker says weakening currencies in Europe and Asia could nick revenue ahead.More >>
  • Study: 'Medicare for all' projected to cost $32.6 trillion

    Study: 'Medicare for all' projected to cost $32.6 trillion

    Monday, July 30 2018 12:49 AM EDT2018-07-30 04:49:03 GMT
    Thursday, August 2 2018 8:31 AM EDT2018-08-02 12:31:16 GMT
    Study: "Medicare for all" would cost $32.6 trillion over 10 years and require historic tax increases. (Source: Jose Luis Magana/AP)Study: "Medicare for all" would cost $32.6 trillion over 10 years and require historic tax increases. (Source: Jose Luis Magana/AP)

    Study: "Medicare for all" would cost $32.6 trillion over 10 years and require historic tax increases.

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    Study: "Medicare for all" would cost $32.6 trillion over 10 years and require historic tax increases.

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  • Judge says US must seek consent to medicate immigrant kids

    Judge says US must seek consent to medicate immigrant kids

    Monday, July 30 2018 7:53 PM EDT2018-07-30 23:53:33 GMT
    Thursday, August 2 2018 4:30 AM EDT2018-08-02 08:30:36 GMT
    (NAPABA via AP, File). FILE - This March 1, 2018 file photo from video provided by the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association (NAPABA) shows U.S. District Judge Dolly Gee in Los Angeles. Gee has ruled that the U.S. government must seek consent...(NAPABA via AP, File). FILE - This March 1, 2018 file photo from video provided by the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association (NAPABA) shows U.S. District Judge Dolly Gee in Los Angeles. Gee has ruled that the U.S. government must seek consent...
    A federal judge has ruled that the U.S. government must seek consent before administering psychotropic drugs to immigrant children held at a Texas facility.More >>
    A federal judge has ruled that the U.S. government must seek consent before administering psychotropic drugs to immigrant children held at a Texas facility.More >>
  • Dunkin' Donuts announces first gluten-free product

    Dunkin' Donuts announces first gluten-free product

    Wednesday, August 1 2018 6:48 PM EDT2018-08-01 22:48:43 GMT
    Thursday, August 2 2018 4:02 AM EDT2018-08-02 08:02:33 GMT
    (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar). This Jan. 22, 2018, photo shows the Dunkin' Donuts log on a shop in Mount Lebanon, Pa. Massachusetts-based Dunkin' Donuts announced an updated menu on Friday, July 27, which is featuring the company's first gluten-free produc...(AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar). This Jan. 22, 2018, photo shows the Dunkin' Donuts log on a shop in Mount Lebanon, Pa. Massachusetts-based Dunkin' Donuts announced an updated menu on Friday, July 27, which is featuring the company's first gluten-free produc...
    Dunkin' Donuts has recently updated its menu with the company's first gluten-free product _ a fudge brownie.More >>
    Dunkin' Donuts has recently updated its menu with the company's first gluten-free product _ a fudge brownie.More >>
  • Oklahoma health department revised medical marijuana rules

    Oklahoma health department revised medical marijuana rules

    Friday, July 27 2018 5:00 PM EDT2018-07-27 21:00:18 GMT
    Wednesday, August 1 2018 3:58 PM EDT2018-08-01 19:58:38 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File). FILE - In this June 21, 2018, file photo, a laboratory manager holds a cannabis sample in Oakland, Calif. Oklahoma health officials on Friday, July 27, 2018, released new proposed medical marijuana rules that remove some of ...(AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File). FILE - In this June 21, 2018, file photo, a laboratory manager holds a cannabis sample in Oakland, Calif. Oklahoma health officials on Friday, July 27, 2018, released new proposed medical marijuana rules that remove some of ...
    The Oklahoma State Department of Health has released new proposed medical marijuana rules that remove some of the most controversial provisions, including a ban on the sale of smokable pot and a requirement that...More >>
    The Oklahoma State Department of Health has released new proposed medical marijuana rules that remove some of the most controversial provisions, including a ban on the sale of smokable pot and a requirement that female patients get a pregnancy test.More >>
  • 2 Michigan communities told to stop using contaminated water

    2 Michigan communities told to stop using contaminated water

    Friday, July 27 2018 12:14 PM EDT2018-07-27 16:14:23 GMT
    Wednesday, August 1 2018 10:53 AM EDT2018-08-01 14:53:40 GMT
    (Daniel Vasta /Kalamazoo Gazette via AP). Kalamazoo County Sheriff Richard Fuller speaks during a press conference about the high levels of Perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances, PFAS,  found in the drinking water of Parchment and Cooper Townsh...(Daniel Vasta /Kalamazoo Gazette via AP). Kalamazoo County Sheriff Richard Fuller speaks during a press conference about the high levels of Perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances, PFAS, found in the drinking water of Parchment and Cooper Townsh...
    Two southwestern Michigan communities are being warned that high amounts of toxic industrial chemicals have been discovered in the water supply and that residents must not drink or cook with that water.More >>
    Two southwestern Michigan communities are being warned that high amounts of toxic industrial chemicals have been discovered in the water supply and that residents must not drink or cook with that water.More >>
  • Hopes rise again for a drug to slow Alzheimer's disease

    Hopes rise again for a drug to slow Alzheimer's disease

    Wednesday, July 25 2018 4:41 PM EDT2018-07-25 20:41:59 GMT
    Wednesday, August 1 2018 7:58 AM EDT2018-08-01 11:58:10 GMT
    (AP Photo/David Duprey). FILE - This Oct. 7, 2003 file photo shows a section of a human brain with Alzheimer's disease on display at the Museum of Neuroanatomy at the University at Buffalo, in Buffalo, N.Y. On Wednesday, July 25, 2018, two drug makers ...(AP Photo/David Duprey). FILE - This Oct. 7, 2003 file photo shows a section of a human brain with Alzheimer's disease on display at the Museum of Neuroanatomy at the University at Buffalo, in Buffalo, N.Y. On Wednesday, July 25, 2018, two drug makers ...

    Hopes are rising again for a drug to alter the course of Alzheimer's disease after repeated failures.

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    Hopes are rising again for a drug to alter the course of Alzheimer's disease after repeated failures.

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  • Study: Lowering blood pressure helps prevent mental decline

    Study: Lowering blood pressure helps prevent mental decline

    Wednesday, July 25 2018 9:09 AM EDT2018-07-25 13:09:51 GMT
    Wednesday, August 1 2018 7:12 AM EDT2018-08-01 11:12:17 GMT
    (AP Photo/Allen G. Breed). Margaret Graham, 74, has her blood pressure checked while visiting the Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem, N.C., on Friday, July 13, 2018. She had participated in a multi-year study, published on Wednesday, J...(AP Photo/Allen G. Breed). Margaret Graham, 74, has her blood pressure checked while visiting the Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem, N.C., on Friday, July 13, 2018. She had participated in a multi-year study, published on Wednesday, J...
    A major study finds that lowering blood pressure more than usually recommended can cut the risk of mental decline that often leads to Alzheimer's disease.More >>
    A major study finds that lowering blood pressure more than usually recommended can cut the risk of mental decline that often leads to Alzheimer's disease.More >>
  • Ultrasound jiggles open brain barrier, a step to better care

    Ultrasound jiggles open brain barrier, a step to better care

    Wednesday, July 25 2018 1:11 PM EDT2018-07-25 17:11:29 GMT
    Tuesday, July 31 2018 5:33 PM EDT2018-07-31 21:33:16 GMT
    (Kevin Van Paassen/Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre via AP). In this March 23, 2017 photo provided by the Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, patient Rick Karr is prepared for treatment at the facility in Toronto, Canada. Karr was the first Alzheimer's...(Kevin Van Paassen/Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre via AP). In this March 23, 2017 photo provided by the Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, patient Rick Karr is prepared for treatment at the facility in Toronto, Canada. Karr was the first Alzheimer's...
    Scientists using sound waves to jiggle openings in a brain barrier that too often blocks medicine.More >>
    Scientists using sound waves to jiggle openings in a brain barrier that too often blocks medicine.More >>
  • Judge: Opioid distribution data not for public consumption

    Judge: Opioid distribution data not for public consumption

    Friday, July 27 2018 1:49 PM EDT2018-07-27 17:49:34 GMT
    Tuesday, July 31 2018 1:23 PM EDT2018-07-31 17:23:52 GMT
    A judge has ruled that data on where prescription opioids were distributed cannot be made public through public records requests.More >>
    A judge has ruled that data on where prescription opioids were distributed cannot be made public through public records requests.More >>
  • Trump's top Medicare official slams 'Medicare for All'

    Trump's top Medicare official slams 'Medicare for All'

    Wednesday, July 25 2018 4:52 PM EDT2018-07-25 20:52:59 GMT
    Monday, July 30 2018 9:19 PM EDT2018-07-31 01:19:54 GMT
    The Trump administration's Medicare chief is slamming "Medicare for All," the proposal from Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders for a national health care plan that would cover all Americans.More >>
    The Trump administration's Medicare chief is slamming "Medicare for All," the proposal from Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders for a national health care plan that would cover all Americans.More >>
  • Complaint filed over ketamine research without prior consent

    Complaint filed over ketamine research without prior consent

    Wednesday, July 25 2018 8:55 AM EDT2018-07-25 12:55:41 GMT
    Monday, July 30 2018 2:02 PM EDT2018-07-30 18:02:38 GMT
    Consumer rights advocates allege a Minneapolis health care provider ignored ethical practices and federal safeguards when it researched the effect of a powerful sedative on more than 100 participants without their...More >>
    Consumer rights advocates allege a Minneapolis health care provider ignored ethical practices and federal safeguards when it researched the effect of a powerful sedative on more than 100 participants without their prior consent.More >>
  • AP-NORC Poll: Latinos health care communication woes

    AP-NORC Poll: Latinos health care communication woes

    Friday, July 27 2018 2:22 AM EDT2018-07-27 06:22:50 GMT
    Monday, July 30 2018 6:21 AM EDT2018-07-30 10:21:07 GMT
    (AP Photo/Gerry Broome, file). FILE - In this file photo taken Nov. 22, 2014, Blue Bridge Benefits LLC agent Patricia Sarabia, right, and Adolfo Briceno, left, with Spanish Speaking LLC, help a potential customer with Blue Cross Blue Shield at a kiosk ...(AP Photo/Gerry Broome, file). FILE - In this file photo taken Nov. 22, 2014, Blue Bridge Benefits LLC agent Patricia Sarabia, right, and Adolfo Briceno, left, with Spanish Speaking LLC, help a potential customer with Blue Cross Blue Shield at a kiosk ...
    A new poll by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research finds more than half of Hispanic adults have had a difficult time communicating with a health care provider because of a language or...More >>
    A new poll by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research finds more than half of Hispanic adults have had a difficult time communicating with a health care provider because of a language or cultural barrier.More >>
  • Kentucky drug overdose deaths jump 11.5 percent in 2017

    Kentucky drug overdose deaths jump 11.5 percent in 2017

    Wednesday, July 25 2018 6:01 PM EDT2018-07-25 22:01:00 GMT
    Monday, July 30 2018 12:35 AM EDT2018-07-30 04:35:07 GMT
    Drug overdose deaths in Kentucky are increasing despite a drop in opioid prescriptions and heroin use.More >>
    Drug overdose deaths in Kentucky are increasing despite a drop in opioid prescriptions and heroin use.More >>
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