Health News

VA: Wait times in audit had some caveats

Long waits for VA care are real, but latest estimates on delays may have been inflated

Friday - 06/13/2014, 10:27pm EDT

Survey: Va. youth smoking rates decline

Va. health officials: State youth smoking rates plummet to all-time low in latest survey

Friday - 06/13/2014, 05:05pm EDT

A Broadway cancer survivor mentors young singers

Boadway cancer survivor Valisia LeKae mentors young singers who have battled illness

Friday - 06/13/2014, 04:59pm EDT

'Amazing' flash mob shines light on leukemia and lymphoma

Nearly 100 people, including some former Redskins players and Ravens cheerleaders, turned out for the first flash mob on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial last week -- and it was all for a good cause.

Friday - 06/13/2014, 03:16pm EDT

Iowa Supreme Court tosses conviction in HIV case

Iowa Supreme Court overturns man's HIV transmission conviction, returns case to district court

Friday - 06/13/2014, 02:22pm EDT

Chia powder linked to salmonella illnesses

CDC warns of salmonella outbreak linked to chia powder, 21 ill in 12 states

Friday - 06/13/2014, 01:40pm EDT

Lawmakers push to approve unified veterans' bill

After 2 votes, Congress hopes to send veterans' health care bill to White House

Friday - 06/13/2014, 01:40pm EDT

Stroke awareness and risk factors

Dr. Drew, One Minute Clinic

Friday - 06/13/2014, 11:00am EDT


The workplace may be less stressful than home for those with anxiety

Dr. Drew, One Minute Clinic

Friday - 06/13/2014, 10:58am EDT


DC Council wants expanded medical marijuana access

DC Council pushing for expanded access to medical marijuana

Friday - 06/13/2014, 08:22am EDT

Orcas do worst in captivity, sea lions do better

AP analysis: Dolphins, sea lions do OK in captivity, killer whales fare worse

Friday - 06/13/2014, 08:19am EDT

White House says Obama in excellent health

White House medical report says Obama in excellent health, should remain so while in office

Friday - 06/13/2014, 03:24am EDT

US Rep. Nunnelee's speech hurt from brain surgery

Brain surgery leaves Mississippi US Rep. Nunnelee with at least temporary speech difficulties

Friday - 06/13/2014, 02:10am EDT

5-city study: Many arrested men test drug-positive

Study in 5 cities finds majority of arrested men test positive for drugs

Thursday - 06/12/2014, 11:20pm EDT

Federal views diverge on proper use of painkillers

Medical debate over painkiller prescribing reflected in federal agency dialogue

Thursday - 06/12/2014, 07:30pm EDT

Study: Red meat possibly linked to breast cancer

Study suggests red meat tied to breast cancer but not all experts convinced

Thursday - 06/12/2014, 04:38pm EDT

Perry discusses view of homosexuality

Texas' Perry makes refers to alcoholism to explain view of homosexuality

Thursday - 06/12/2014, 04:30pm EDT

Nebraska company cited for safety violations

Nebraska company cited for worker safety, health violations; deemed a 'serious violator'

Thursday - 06/12/2014, 03:28pm EDT

Md. judge rules in ballots-for-the-blind lawsuit

Md. judge won't require online absentee ballots for visually impaired in June primary

Thursday - 06/12/2014, 02:17pm EDT

Service has designated driver pick you up -- and your car

A night of drinking can end up in disaster for anyone who's had too many but doesn't want to leave their car. But a new program in the area will get a driver for those in need.

Thursday - 06/12/2014, 02:12pm EDT
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