Health News

Justices reject Wisconsin appeal over abortion law

Supreme Court rejects appeal from Wisconsin asking to put in place new abortion restrictions

Monday - 06/23/2014, 03:00pm EDT

After brother's suicide, Montgomery County woman looks to prevent others

Alison Malmon envisioned a place where students could talk openly about mental health issues. Now, "Active Minds" has a national chapter.

Monday - 06/23/2014, 01:55pm EDT

New tests for helmets proposed in concussion fight

HEALTHBEAT: New testing for football helmets proposed in quest for more concussion protection

Monday - 06/23/2014, 01:36pm EDT

Clay-eating: Details on the new detox trend

The practice of eating clay has been in the news recently, but is it a safe and effective way to detox?

Monday - 06/23/2014, 01:04pm EDT

Sierra Leone defends its record on Ebola outbreak

Sierra Leone defends its response to Ebola outbreak after criticism by aid group

Monday - 06/23/2014, 12:46pm EDT

Column: How to prevent and treat blood clots this traveling season

Getting ready to take a long flight or road trip? Make sure to get up, move around and watch out for blood clots.

Monday - 06/23/2014, 11:01am EDT

How the eyewear industry is changing to serve new consumers

Today's millennial consumer is more likely to influence older generations on what's "fashion forward." For time-pressed new parents in the millennial generation, useful and simple technology is valued more than ever. These characteristics are crucial for optical retailers who aim to combine fashion and convenience to market to millennials.

Monday - 06/23/2014, 10:13am EDT

AP IMPACT: VA falls short on female medical issues

AP IMPACT: Medical care for women vets lagging at VA facilities

Monday - 06/23/2014, 07:42am EDT

D.C. Council to vote on D.C.'s controversial 'yoga tax'

The downward dog is set to get more pricey, unless a last-minute alternative gains some traction in D.C.

Monday - 06/23/2014, 07:13am EDT

5 Things to Know about women's medical care at VA

5 Things to Know about gaps in medical care for women vets at VA facilities

Monday - 06/23/2014, 06:10am EDT

Macau female panda Xin Xin dies of kidney failure

Macau's giant female panda Xin Xin, gift from Beijing, dies of kidney failure

Monday - 06/23/2014, 03:50am EDT

Heart issue derails Baylor ex's unlikely NBA bid

Heart condition derails Baylor-ex Isaiah Austin's bid to play in NBA despite partial blindness

Sunday - 06/22/2014, 05:20pm EDT

Getting kids to sleep during the summer

Elementary school-aged children should get at least 10 hours of sleep per night. Toddlers need even more.

Sunday - 06/22/2014, 02:29pm EDT

Bacon preservative tested as feral hog poison

USDA testing sodium nitrite to poison feral hogs, which do $800M damage a year to US farms

Sunday - 06/22/2014, 12:20pm EDT

5 things to know about heroin treatment Vivitrol

5 things to know about heroin treatment Vivitrol

Sunday - 06/22/2014, 11:40am EDT

Poll: Many still struggle to pay health premiums

Poll: Most give Obama health plans high marks, but many continue to struggle with costs

Sunday - 06/22/2014, 10:42am EDT

The key to happiness? Simple, it's 'savoring'

The old cliche "stop and smell the roses" gets a reboot but its message still rings true.

Sunday - 06/22/2014, 04:09am EDT

Asthma rates drop but experts not breathing easier

Large CDC survey detects drop in asthma rates, but researchers cautious about celebrating yet

Saturday - 06/21/2014, 12:42pm EDT

Food safety a new frontier for legal pot

If the pot doesn't worry you, the bacteria might: Food safety a new frontier for legal pot

Saturday - 06/21/2014, 09:42am EDT
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