Health News

Civil War hospitals in Va.'s Capital city honored

Virginia historic marker to rise Saturday in honor of Richmond's Civil War hospitals

Tuesday - 04/08/2014, 07:16am EDT

GOP seeks coverage choices in health law they hate

Congressional Republicans seek more coverage choices under health care law they want to repeal

Tuesday - 04/08/2014, 05:22am EDT

Heroin addicts face barriers to treatment

From cost and coverage to finding a free bed, heroin addicts face barriers to treatment

Tuesday - 04/08/2014, 05:08am EDT

Ranking the most painful places to get stung by a bee

Nobody likes getting stung by a bee, but a graduate student has rated the most painful places to get stung, after subjecting himself to hundreds of stings.

Tuesday - 04/08/2014, 04:15am EDT

Obama, VFW head discuss Fort Hood, mental health

Obama, VFW commander discuss Fort Hood, mental health and veterans' aid in White House meeting

Tuesday - 04/08/2014, 01:10am EDT

Fast facts about some obstacles to heroin sobriety

Fast facts about some obstacles to heroin sobriety

Tuesday - 04/08/2014, 01:04am EDT

Experts decode germs' DNA to fight food poisoning

HEALTHBEAT: Disease detectives try genome sequencing to outsmart foodborne disease outbreaks

Tuesday - 04/08/2014, 01:04am EDT

Arkansas AG asks court to reconsider drug ruling

Arkansas AG asks state Supreme Court to reconsider its tossing of $1.2B Johnson & Johnson fine

Monday - 04/07/2014, 09:20pm EDT

Lawmakers reach compromise on medical marijuana

Lawmakers reach medical marijuana compromise, allowing 15 grower licenses in first 2 years

Monday - 04/07/2014, 09:20pm EDT

Dr. Frank Jobe remembered at Dodger Stadium

Dr. Frank Jobe, who pioneered Tommy John surgery, celebrated at Dodger Stadium memorial

Monday - 04/07/2014, 08:05pm EDT

Chili's nixes autism event after backlash

Chili's cancels fundraising for autism group after backlash over its vaccination stance

Monday - 04/07/2014, 06:10pm EDT

NY rail crash engineer had sleep woes, felt dazed

Engineer in deadly NY train derailment had sleeping disorder, told investigators he felt dazed

Monday - 04/07/2014, 06:05pm EDT

US health secretary: Nations cannot ignore disease

Sebelius at conference: Health is 'great global connector,' nations cannot ignore disease

Monday - 04/07/2014, 05:50pm EDT

Va. governor signs mental health bill

Va. Gov. Terry McAuliffe signs mental health bill, prompted by suicide of state senator's son

Monday - 04/07/2014, 03:06pm EDT

Surgery could fix giraffe's terminal birth defect

6-month-old Oklahoma City Zoo giraffe to undergo surgery to correct terminal birth defect

Monday - 04/07/2014, 02:58pm EDT

Guinea: Airport passengers screened for Ebola

Guinea: Airport passengers screened for Ebola as French doctors oversee boarding procedures

Monday - 04/07/2014, 02:08pm EDT

New labor, delivery option: nitrous oxide for pain

A few hospitals around the country are offering laughing gas, or nitrous oxide, as an alternative choice when it comes to pain management.

Monday - 04/07/2014, 01:05pm EDT

Pope presses anti-AIDS chastity strategy in Africa

Pope presses Vatican strategy to educate Africans on chastity to combat HIV/AIDS

Monday - 04/07/2014, 12:38pm EDT

Research: Maryland city ranks as one of most obese in U.S.

One Maryland city may need to cut out some calories after new research ranked it among the most obese cities in the United States. The Washington, D.C., area ranked on another list.

Monday - 04/07/2014, 12:09pm EDT

How to prevent foodborne illnesses

Dr. Drew, One Minute Clinic

Monday - 04/07/2014, 11:23am EDT


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