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SOCHI SCENE: 'Clearly very bad'

SOCHI SCENE: 'Clearly very bad'

Friday - 02/21/2014, 02:42pm EST

In Yemen, a woman's life entangled with al-Qaida

A young woman's life entangled with al-Qaida points to reach of militant group in Yemen

Friday - 02/21/2014, 02:21pm EST

Guidelines to reduce C-section births urge waiting

HEALTHBEAT: No deadline for labor, doctors urged to give women more time to deliver vaginally

Friday - 02/21/2014, 01:56pm EST

FDA looks to reboot nonprescription drug system

FDA weighs overhaul of decades-old system used to review over-the-counter medications

Friday - 02/21/2014, 01:50pm EST

Padraig Harrington discloses skin cancer treatment

Irish golfer Padraig Harrington discloses he has undergone treatment for skin cancer

Friday - 02/21/2014, 09:40am EST

Accident rates improving for older drivers

Study: Today's older drivers are less likely to be involved in crashes than prior generations

Friday - 02/21/2014, 09:38am EST

Study suggests alcohol may affect men trying to conceive

It's well known know how important it is for pregnant women to stop drinking, but now there are signs it may be a good idea for would-be dads to quit drinking, too.

Friday - 02/21/2014, 05:21am EST

Greek financial crisis tied to worsening health

Greek financial crisis tied to country's rising rates of HIV, depression, infant deaths

Friday - 02/21/2014, 05:18am EST

Group sues to force insurers to take AIDS money

Group sues to make La. insurers keep taking payments from federal AIDS program

Thursday - 02/20/2014, 10:20pm EST

Mom: Hopeful signs seen in teen called brain dead

Mother says she sees hopeful signs in California teen declared brain dead after surgery

Thursday - 02/20/2014, 10:00pm EST

Pa. racetrack quarantines horses after virus found

Pa. racetrack implements 3-week quarantine after 1 horse tests positive for contagious virus

Thursday - 02/20/2014, 07:50pm EST

Fertility treatment babies set record in US

Fertility treatment babies set record in US, comprised 1 to 2 of every 100 births in 2012

Thursday - 02/20/2014, 07:50pm EST

Looking for the uninsured? Just hail a taxi driver

Health law outreach targets taxi drivers, other pockets of uninsured, as deadline approaches

Thursday - 02/20/2014, 06:52pm EST

Test could predict which teen boys get depression

Study: Saliva test may help predict which teenage boys will later develop major depression

Thursday - 02/20/2014, 06:48pm EST

94-year-old Heimlich maneuver namesake pens memoir

94-year-old Ohio doctor behind Heimlich maneuver pens memoir to preserve anti-choking method

Thursday - 02/20/2014, 06:48pm EST

Expert weighs-in on relationship between Paxil and breast cancer

Claudine Isaacs, Breast Cancer Oncologist at Medstar Georgetown University Hospital, talks to WTOP.

Thursday - 02/20/2014, 06:30pm EST


Mexican left proposes medicinal use for marijuana

Mexico's main leftist party proposes legalizing medicinal use of marijuana across country

Thursday - 02/20/2014, 05:58pm EST

90-day limit on wait for employer health coverage

Obama admin. issues final rule imposing 90-day limit on waiting periods for employer coverage

Thursday - 02/20/2014, 05:40pm EST

Judge to hear arguments in Md. football death suit

Coaches, helmet company seek dismissal of lawsuit over Md. football player's death

Thursday - 02/20/2014, 05:07pm EST

Mom sues Ohio hospital over stillborn baby's body

Mom of stillborn infant sues NE Ohio hospital, says she never got body, couldn't have funeral

Thursday - 02/20/2014, 04:58pm EST
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