Health News

Poll: One in 4 head to work even when sick

Colds and flu often spread like wildfire in the workplace, and one big reason is that too many people who are sick just won't stay home.

Sunday - 02/23/2014, 11:17pm EST

Former child of war getting a chance to make a dream come true

He was one of the lost boys of Sudan. But years later, Joseph Rufino has found his way, and his lifelong dream of becoming a doctor is finally coming true.

Sunday - 02/23/2014, 06:35pm EST

Police: Meatballs left for dogs may be poisonous

San Francisco police search for person who hid raw meatballs for dogs, cats; poison suspected

Sunday - 02/23/2014, 02:40pm EST

Saudi Arabia reports 1 more death from new virus

Saudi Arabia reports another fatality from new, SARS-like virus; total deaths now at 61

Sunday - 02/23/2014, 08:00am EST

Thyroid cancer cases soar; is it overdiagnosed?

Thyroid cancer nearly triples; research blames "epidemic" on overdiagnosis of harmless tumors

Saturday - 02/22/2014, 08:20pm EST

Flu season waning; younger adults hit hardest

Flu season shows signs of waning; young and middle-aged adults have been hit hardest

Saturday - 02/22/2014, 07:16pm EST

Soriano misses 3rd day with flu

New York Yankees OF Alfonso Soriano misses 3rd workout due to flu and will be evaluated Monday

Saturday - 02/22/2014, 05:30pm EST

Md. official: Listeria patients have recovered

A Maryland health official says people sickened in recent months by a Listeria outbreak have recovered, and there have been no new confirmed cases

Saturday - 02/22/2014, 05:27pm EST

Girl Scout's effort to sell cookies goes to 'pot'

8-year-old Phoenix Girl Scout latest to try selling cookies outside marijuana dispensary

Saturday - 02/22/2014, 04:08pm EST

Plushenko to have back surgery in March

Four-time Olympic figure skating medalist Evgeni Plushenko to have back surgery in March

Saturday - 02/22/2014, 12:00pm EST

Ukraine protester tweeted after being shot in neck

Young Ukrainian who was feared dead after 'I am dying' tweet survives, vows to keep protesting

Saturday - 02/22/2014, 08:02am EST

Cuts may be in store for Medicare Advantage plans

Government says cuts may be in store for private health plans popular among many seniors

Saturday - 02/22/2014, 04:40am EST

Court rules against Notre Dame over birth control

US appeals court rules against Notre Dame over preliminary injunction in birth control case

Saturday - 02/22/2014, 12:19am EST

Former hospital owner will say he bribed senator

Former hospital owner will testify he bribed senator and others in massive health care fraud

Friday - 02/21/2014, 10:31pm EST

Kids with seizures use pot as treatment

Families with kids with seizures move to Colorado for special pot, despite doctor concern

Friday - 02/21/2014, 08:00pm EST

Online MD reviews: cars, movie sites more popular

Online doctor reviews get fewer clicks than cars, movies & toasters, consumer survey suggests

Friday - 02/21/2014, 08:00pm EST

Clarification: US-Fentanyl-Heroin story

Clarification: US-Fentanyl-Heroin story

Friday - 02/21/2014, 04:19pm EST

FDA tells company to stop sale of tobacco products

FDA tells company to stop sale of hand-rolled cigarettes after review; 1st time under 2009 law

Friday - 02/21/2014, 03:20pm EST

SOCHI SCENE: 'Clearly very bad'

SOCHI SCENE: 'Clearly very bad'

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