Health News

FDA extending comment period on e-cigarette rules

FDA extending comment period on proposed electronic cigarette, other tobacco regulations

Tuesday - 06/24/2014, 02:40pm EDT

French court rules to end care for comatose man

French court rules doctors can stop treating man left comatose after car accident

Tuesday - 06/24/2014, 12:30pm EDT

Congresswoman proposes e-cigarette regulations

California lawmaker wants to extend tobacco regulations to e-cigarettes, citing danger to kids

Tuesday - 06/24/2014, 12:20pm EDT

Va. department, Walgreens to offer free HIV tests

Virginia Department of Health, Walgreens team up to offer free HIV tests

Tuesday - 06/24/2014, 12:10pm EDT

Joan Lunden diagnosed with breast cancer

The former, long-time co-host of "Good Morning America" announced her diagnosis on the TV show.

Tuesday - 06/24/2014, 11:17am EDT

Campaign focuses on construction injuries in Va.

Federal officials launching summer campaign to curb construction fatalities, injuries in Va.

Tuesday - 06/24/2014, 08:15am EDT

Research: Foods with added vitamins, nutrients can be harmful

Foods with added vitamins and minerals may seem like a healthy option to supplement a diet, but it turns out that the added nutrients can be harmful to consumers -- especially young children, senior citizens and pregnant women.

Tuesday - 06/24/2014, 08:10am EDT

Doctor tracks ticks for his neighborhood's safety

Reports of tick bites and Lyme disease are on the rise in the D.C. area. And one scientist wants to track the severity of the threat for his Montgomery County neighbors.

Tuesday - 06/24/2014, 06:44am EDT

Despite warnings, kids still left to die in hot cars

It's as incomprehensible as it is tragic: A parent leaves his or her child in a car; the temperature goes up, and the child dies. But it keeps happening.

Tuesday - 06/24/2014, 05:31am EDT

Man's plea deal includes vasectomy requirement

Father of at least 7 agrees to get a vasectomy as part of a child endangerment plea deal

Tuesday - 06/24/2014, 05:08am EDT

Widow of Indian activist Means files lawsuit

Widow of Native American activist Russell Mean files wrongful-death suit

Monday - 06/23/2014, 09:20pm EDT

Dozens of CDC workers taking anti-anthrax drugs

CDC: Dozens of workers getting antibiotics, vaccines after potential exposure to lab anthrax

Monday - 06/23/2014, 09:12pm EDT

Kansas residents concerned about pipeline eruption

Residents in eastern Kansas town raise concerns about eruption along gas pipeline

Monday - 06/23/2014, 08:40pm EDT

World Cup focuses minds on concussion management

At World Cup, calls for better management of concussions and possible rule changes

Monday - 06/23/2014, 07:26pm EDT

Doctors reconstructing face of stricken woman

Surgery in Kentucky for woman disfigured by radiation treatments for cancer she never had

Monday - 06/23/2014, 06:14pm EDT

Med series producer directly sees impact of work

ABC's unique series back with some real-life medical drama

Monday - 06/23/2014, 06:00pm EDT

Scientists find 6,200-year-old parasite egg

Found: 1 ancient parasite egg linked to disease that still infects 200 million people globally

Monday - 06/23/2014, 05:50pm EDT

House Committee ordered to court in insider probe

NY judge orders House committee to court in insider probe of suspicious health care trades

Monday - 06/23/2014, 05:30pm EDT

The benefits of eating a healthy breakfast

Dr. Drew, One Minute Clinic

Monday - 06/23/2014, 05:13pm EDT


Pope's view on legalizing drugs: Just say no

Just say no: Pope Francis comes out strongly against legalizing recreational drugs

Monday - 06/23/2014, 04:46pm EDT
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