Health News

Health care agency passes $1 trillion milestone

Health overhaul, aging population push Health and Human Services budget past $1T in 2015

Tuesday - 03/04/2014, 06:28pm EST

Duke headlines Coaches vs Cancer field

Duke, UNLV among field for 2014 Coaches vs Cancer

Tuesday - 03/04/2014, 05:40pm EST

Somaliland leaders want female genitals to be cut

In Somaliland, push to end genital cutting is opposed by those who want brides to be virgins

Tuesday - 03/04/2014, 04:54pm EST

Pricey NYC eatery falls short on health inspection

NYC's Per Se restaurant has $310 tasting menu but no 'A' grade from health inspectors

Tuesday - 03/04/2014, 01:00pm EST

Eat pancakes, save lives Tuesday

It's Shrove Tuesday, also known to many as "National Pancake Day."

Tuesday - 03/04/2014, 10:26am EST

To get a good night's sleep, stay away from the smartphone

WTOP's Mike Murillo reports.

Tuesday - 03/04/2014, 07:29am EST


Home births still rising, driven by white moms

US home births continue to rise, but still only a tiny fraction of all births

Tuesday - 03/04/2014, 01:10am EST

Doctors call for more study of pot for seizures

Medical group of epilepsy experts calls for more study of marijuana to treat seizures

Monday - 03/03/2014, 06:00pm EST

Full recovery for Schumacher unlikely, some say

Some doctors say failure to wake Michael Schumacher from 2-month coma is bad news for recovery

Monday - 03/03/2014, 05:48pm EST

Teeth-whitening challenge gets high court review

Supreme Court will examine teeth-whitening challenge from NC dentists

Monday - 03/03/2014, 05:36pm EST

Vietnam veterans sue military over PTSD

Vietnam vets file proposed class-action suit against military over discharges blamed on PTSD

Monday - 03/03/2014, 04:30pm EST

Seat belt safety for children

Dr. Drew, One Minute Clinic

Monday - 03/03/2014, 10:41am EST


Battling drug addiction: Separating the person from the addiction

Dr. Drew, One Minute Clinic

Monday - 03/03/2014, 10:39am EST


Is sleeping a group activity? How to get kids back in their own beds

Sleep is a precious commodity for busy parents, but it's hard to get your Zzzs when the kids start jumping in bed with you.

Monday - 03/03/2014, 07:22am EST

What you need to know about March health deadline

Tune in before it's too late: What you need to know about the March health insurance deadline

Monday - 03/03/2014, 03:12am EST

Creighton's Zierden is out with knee injury

Creighton G Isaiah Zierden is out indefinitely with knee injury, MRI scheduled for Monday

Sunday - 03/02/2014, 08:40pm EST

UNC's Hatchell still hoping to return for NCAAs

UNC's Hatchell to start possibly final leukemia treatment this week, hoping for NCAA return

Sunday - 03/02/2014, 07:40pm EST

California senator seeks review of paralysis cases

California senator asks CDC to investigate polio-like illness afflicting about 20 children

Sunday - 03/02/2014, 03:10pm EST

UK seeks public input on making 3-parent embryos

Britain invites public to comment on rules allowing embryos made from DNA of 2 women, 1 man

Sunday - 03/02/2014, 03:10pm EST

Teen helps scientists study her own rare disease

Teen survives rare cancer and then wants to study it, helping scientists find a gene mutation

Sunday - 03/02/2014, 02:10pm EST
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