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13 min ago Hospital Fights Opioid Addiction With Holistic Healing
The emergency room at one New Jersey hospital is trying to avoid giving out potentially addictive prescription drugs.
6 hours ago Zika Virus Birth Defects May Be 'Tip of the Iceberg'
The explosion of birth defects linked to the Zika virus may be just the "tip of the iceberg," experts said Sunday. But they have some good news, too.
Apr 30 Feds Investigating Dole After Deadly Listeria Outbreak
Dole Food Co Inc said the U.S. Department of Justice was investigating a deadly Listeria monocytogenes outbreak linked to packaged salad products.
Apr 29 How Can Zika Kill You? Your Questions Answered
Zika virus has killed a man in Puerto Rico. The man, in his 70s, is the first reported U.S. death from the virus.
Apr 29 U.S. Reports First Zika Virus Death, in Puerto Rico
A man infected with Zika virus in Puerto Rico has died from complications of the infection, health officials said Friday.
Apr 29 U.S. Reports First Zika Virus Death in Puerto Rico
A man infected with Zika virus in Puerto Rico has died from complications of the infection, health officials said Friday.
Apr 29 U.S. Reports First Zika Virus Death in Puerto Rico
A 70-year-old man infected with Zika virus in Puerto Rico has died from complications of the infection, health officials said Friday.
Apr 29 Joe Biden Demands Faster International Action on Cancer Research
Speaking about cancer research at a Vatican conference on regenerative medicine, the vice president described cancer as "a constant emergency&quo
Apr 29 Meet the Doctor Behind Abortion by Drone, Mail, Boat
When it comes to abortion access in Europe, there's one group whose entrepreneurial approach has turned heads.
Apr 29 Abortions Around Borders: Meet Women on Web
Dr. Rebecca Gomperts has used a ship, drones and now the web to increase access to abortions.
Apr 29 Belgium Is Giving Radiation Pills to Entire Population
Belgium is to issue iodine tablets to its entire population, months after ISIS bombers spied on a nuclear scientist and hoped to build a "dirty bomb."
Apr 29 This Is the Doctor Behind Abortion by Drone, Mail, Boat
When it comes to abortion access in Europe, there's one group whose entrepreneurial approach has turned heads.
Apr 28 First Commercial Zika Test Gets FDA OK
The first commercial U.S. test to diagnose Zika virus won emergency use authorization from the Food and Drug Administration Thursday.
Apr 28 Mumps Outbreak at Harvard Threatens Graduation
A mumps outbreak at Harvard University that began in early March has climbed to 41 cases as of Thursday, and could impact the school's graduation.
Apr 28 Teen Birth Rates Plummet For Blacks, Latinas
Birth rates among black and Hispanic teenagers have plunged over the past decade, but they are still far more likely than whites to have babies.
Apr 28 Hospital Caring for Kids 'Destroyed' by Deadly Airstrike
US blamed Syrian government for airstrike on Aleppo hospital that killed more than a dozen patients and staffers.
Apr 28 Teen Birth Rates Plummet For Blacks, Latinas
Birth rates among Black and Hispanic teenagers have plunged over the past decade, but they are still far more likely than whites to have babies.
Apr 28 Apple Releases Software for Medical Apps
Apple is edging its way further into health care with the release of new iPhone apps that patients can use to manage their own medical conditions.
Apr 28 Health Insurance Companies Set to Hike Premiums
Expect insurers to seek significant premium increases under President Barack Obama's health care law, in a wave of state-level requests rippling acros
Apr 28 British Doctors: E-Cigs Aren't All That Bad, Really
E-cigarettes are not as dangerous as traditional lit tobacco products and can be useful to help smokers quit, British doctors said Thursday.
Apr 28 Hospital Caring for Kids 'Destroyed' by Deadly Airstrike
At least 14 patients and staff were killed after a hospital in the Syrian city of Aleppo was destroyed in an airstrike, Doctors Without Borders said.
Apr 28 Doctors Aren't On Board With Italy's Abortion Law
Getting an abortion in Italy may be legal, but finding a doctor willing to perform one is anything but easy.
Apr 28 14 Doctors, Patients Die After Strike on Syria Hospital
At least 14 patients and staff were killed after a hospital in the Syrian city of Aleppo was destroyed in an airstrike, Doctors Without Borders said.
Apr 27 Zika Was In Haiti Before It Hit Brazil: Study
The Zika virus was circulating in Haiti in 2014, long before it became obvious that it was spreading fast in Brazil, a new study finds.
Apr 27 Kids With ADHD Do Better With Therapy First
Kids with ADHD improve faster when the first treatment is behavioral therapy rather than starting with medication, a recent study shows.
Apr 27 U.S. Health Care Prices Are All Over the Map: Study
Health care prices are all over the map in the U.S., a new study finds.
Apr 27 Drug Company CEO Regrets Price Hikes
The outgoing CEO of Valeant Pharmaceuticals will tell lawmakers he was "too aggressive" in drastically hiking prices for several critical medicines.
Apr 27 Europe's Anti-Abortion Protesters Rely on Graphic Images From U.S.
Groups like the U.K.'s Abort67 use imagery from the U.S. to protest abortion.
Apr 27 Meet the American Peddling Abortion Pictures Abroad
It's no coincidence that the anti-abortion movement looks the same from London to Dublin to Warsaw. It's mostly California-based Gregg Cunningham.
Apr 26 Congress Struggles to Get Deal to Pay for Zika Defense
The White House said chances of a proper funding deal looked "destined to fail. Senate aides were hopeful, but House prospects looked less certain.