Health News

E-cigarettes: fresh air or smoke and mirrors?

From DIY tinkerers to hardcore smokers, e-cigarettes take off amid raging debate

Monday - 03/10/2014, 02:26pm EDT

No such thing as an allergy-free area

You hear it all the time - people say they never suffered from allergies until they came here. But truth be known, there are no allergy-free zones.

Monday - 03/10/2014, 05:52am EDT

Women focus of Virginia AIDs campaign

Women focus of Virginia AIDS public health campaign

Monday - 03/10/2014, 05:52am EDT

Blood test for Alzheimer's risk could be a breakthrough

A research team has come up with a blood test that identifies those at risk of getting Alzheimer's disease within three years.

Monday - 03/10/2014, 05:14am EDT

Psychiatric hospital proposed for Woodbridge

Across the state, the need for psychiatric beds is growing, and now a private mental health hospital which would provide 75 psychiatric beds has been proposed for Woodbridge.

Monday - 03/10/2014, 05:12am EDT

State oversight may tame California pot shops

California police chiefs and cities team up on overdue proposal to tame the Wild West of weed

Monday - 03/10/2014, 04:36am EDT

Immigration detainees continue hunger strike

Hunger strike at Tacoma immigration center enters third day as detainees protest deportations

Monday - 03/10/2014, 04:20am EDT

Free dental clinic in Suffolk draws 500

A free one-day dental clinic in Suffolk drew 500 people seeking cleanings, fillings and other care.

Monday - 03/10/2014, 01:49am EDT

Cardinal George undergoes latest cancer treatment

Cardinal George undergoes latest round of cancer treatment; will have 3 rounds of chemotherapy

Sunday - 03/09/2014, 11:00am EDT

Bigger pig pens create challenges for farmers

Farmers move pregnant pigs to bigger pens to sate consumers, but find change not cheap or easy

Sunday - 03/09/2014, 07:00am EDT

Thousands of bees attack woman in California

Woman believed to have suffered 1,000 stings in bee attack in Southern California

Saturday - 03/08/2014, 07:20pm EST

Ailing Tymoshenko may get back operation in Berlin

Yulia Tymoshenko starts medical treatment in Berlin; doctors to decide on back operation soon

Saturday - 03/08/2014, 04:12pm EST

Black doctors' association to meet in DC

The nation's largest association of African-American doctors is convening in Washington to discuss health issues in the black community.

Saturday - 03/08/2014, 09:37am EST

Singer Ke$ha out of rehab for eating disorder

Pop singer Ke$ha says she's feeling 'healthy' following rehab for eating disorder

Friday - 03/07/2014, 08:28pm EST

Sports medicine pioneer Frank Jobe dies at 88

Frank Jobe, pioneer of elbow surgery that resurrected careers of baseball pitchers, dies at 88

Friday - 03/07/2014, 07:38pm EST

Business Highlights

Business Highlights

Friday - 03/07/2014, 06:20pm EST

Hog prices head higher amid swine virus

Hog prices head higher for fourth straight week as swine virus raises pork supply concerns

Friday - 03/07/2014, 06:20pm EST

Canada court upholds conviction in condom case

Canada's Supreme Court upholds sex assault conviction in case of man who poked holes in condom

Friday - 03/07/2014, 03:40pm EST

Tool to compare health plans tested with consumers

Add-on to make comparing plans on health insurance exchanges easier being tested in Illinois

Friday - 03/07/2014, 02:28pm EST

Chicago's Cardinal George faces more chemotherapy

Chicago's Cardinal George starting more chemotherapy after cancer cells return

Friday - 03/07/2014, 01:11pm EST
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