Health News

Texas makes final push for insurance enrollment

With deadline looming, Texas makes final push to enroll uninsured families in new health plans

Thursday - 03/20/2014, 04:32pm EDT

Saints coach Payton on hand for W.Va. bill signing

Saints coach Payton on hand for W.Va. tourism bill signing

Thursday - 03/20/2014, 04:20pm EDT

IBM's Watson to help in brain cancer research

IBM's Watson computing system to help develop DNA-related treatments for brain cancer

Thursday - 03/20/2014, 01:50pm EDT

Diabetic snowboarder Sean Busby rides 7 continents

Snowboarder Sean Busby overcomes odds, rides 7 continents despite Type I diabetes

Thursday - 03/20/2014, 12:34pm EDT

Study: Sleep loss can cause permanent brain damage

Pulling all-nighters or doing shift work can do more than leave you groggy -- it can cause permanent brain damage, according to a new study.

Thursday - 03/20/2014, 11:38am EDT

Starbucks ready to roll out evening booze sales

Starbucks built an empire pepping us up. Now it will feather its nest chilling us out.

Thursday - 03/20/2014, 11:02am EDT

How fertility problems affect couples

Dr. Drew, One Minute Clinic

Thursday - 03/20/2014, 10:21am EDT


How long should you wash your hands?

Dr. Drew, One Minute Clinic

Thursday - 03/20/2014, 10:19am EDT


A link between ADHD and taking acetaminophen during pregnancy

Dr. Drew, One Minute Clinic

Thursday - 03/20/2014, 10:18am EDT


How a bite from a pet rat can kill a boy

Dr. Drew, One Minute Clinic

Thursday - 03/20/2014, 10:17am EDT


Natural sugar used in tequila reduces weight, blood sugar

Mice fed agavins, which are used in making tequila, ate less and had lower blood glucose levels, research finds.

Thursday - 03/20/2014, 09:27am EDT

CDC concerned teens, middle schoolers picking up e-cigarettes

Doctors at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are worried e-cigarettes are reintroducing a smoking culture to the young.

Thursday - 03/20/2014, 06:54am EDT

Mumps outbreak at Ohio State grows to 23 cases

Ohio State mumps cases now at 23, mostly students; officials urge health precautions on campus

Thursday - 03/20/2014, 01:20am EDT

McCaffery returns to Dayton after son's surgery

Iowa coach Fran McCaffery returns to Dayton after son's successful surgery

Thursday - 03/20/2014, 01:00am EDT

Hawaii attorney general sues maker of drug Plavix

Hawaii attorney general lawsuit claims Plavix doesn't work for East Asians, Pacific Islanders

Wednesday - 03/19/2014, 09:20pm EDT

Baby gorilla with pneumonia shows improvement

Baby gorilla at San Diego Zoo shows improvement after treatment for pneumonia

Wednesday - 03/19/2014, 07:58pm EDT

Intriguing stories behind the action in NCAAs

Pick Six: Omaha love and a Big East reunion among subplots in NCAA tournament's first weekend

Wednesday - 03/19/2014, 07:48pm EDT

IBM's Watson to help sequence cancer DNA

IBM's Watson computing system to help sequence tumor DNA for treatment of brain cancer

Wednesday - 03/19/2014, 02:56pm EDT

Autism-friendly NYC show offered for younger kids

Autism-friendly NYC show of a Disney adventure is being offered for younger kids next month

Wednesday - 03/19/2014, 02:25pm EDT

Why you should eat fish in moderation

Sally Squires, creator of Lean Plate Club and blogger for

Wednesday - 03/19/2014, 12:00pm EDT


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