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NCAA settles head-injury suit, will change rules

NCAA settles head-injury suit; agrees to $70M testing fund, implement common concussion rules

Updated 54 minutes, 23 seconds ago

West African airline suspends flights amid Ebola

West African airline Asky suspends flights to Liberia, Sierra Leone amid Ebola outbreak

Updated 54 minutes, 50 seconds ago

Despite good news, benefit programs face problems

Trustees: Social Security, Medicare face long-term financial problems despite good news

Updated 55 minutes, 07 seconds ago

$1,000 pill now hepatitis C treatment of choice

Despite outcry over cost, breakthrough drug becomes treatment of choice for hepatitis C

Updated 55 minutes, 23 seconds ago

New fears about Ebola spread after plane scare

Sick man with Ebola who boarded plane shows weaknesses in stopping deadly disease's spread

Updated 55 minutes, 31 seconds ago

Doctor who contracted Ebola in grave condition

Friend: Doctor who contracted Ebola was exhausted after months of treating patients in Liberia

Updated 59 minutes, 44 seconds ago

Face transplant recipient appears in GQ magazine (Photos)

After a decade of hiding his disfigured face, Richard Norris -- who received complex face transplant surgeries in Maryland in 2012 -- shows off his new appearance on the pages of of GQ magazine.

Updated 03 minutes, 23 seconds ago

Miller faces sales job on $17B VA health care bill

GOP Rep. Miller pushes bill to spend $17 billion to improve health care for veterans

Updated 15 minutes, 35 seconds ago

Officials: Little risk of Ebola outbreak in US

CDC: Little risk to US seen from Ebola outbreak in Africa; 2 American aid workers infected

Updated 15 minutes, 46 seconds ago

5 things to know about Ebola outbreak in W. Africa

5 things to know about Ebola outbreak in West Africa that has raised fears of global spread

Updated 15 minutes, 48 seconds ago

Fist bumps less germy than handshakes, study says

Rock beats paper: Study says fist bumps spread fewer bacteria than handshakes or high-fives

Updated 15 minutes, 48 seconds ago

Virus drugmaker fights pediatricians' new advice

Virus drugmaker fights back against pediatricians group's limits on medicine use for preemies

Updated 15 minutes, 50 seconds ago

Stories of athletes named in NCAA lawsuit

In their own words: Stories of athletes who are named in the NCAA head injury lawsuit

Updated 17 minutes, 17 seconds ago

Summary of NCAA head injury settlement

Summary of NCAA head injury settlement: What are the terms? What happens next?

Updated 20 minutes, 11 seconds ago

Nigeria death shows Ebola can spread by air travel

Death in Nigeria shows Ebola can spread by air travel; West Africa airports take precautions

Updated 1 hours, 07 minutes ago

Deal to improve veterans' health care costs $17B

As deadline looms, lawmakers reach $17B deal on VA health care

Tuesday - 07/29/2014, 03:16am EDT

Medicare's own health looking better, report says

Good health report for Medicare: It should be OK until 2030; Social Security safe until 2034

Tuesday - 07/29/2014, 03:12am EDT

Ohio won't investigate Cedar Point ride accident

State inspectors won't investigate swing ride accident that injured 2 at Ohio amusement park

Monday - 07/28/2014, 05:29pm EDT

A proposal to reduce drug use and its consequences

Dr. Drew, One Minute Clinic

Monday - 07/28/2014, 05:17pm EDT


Health and smoking from a hookah

Dr. Drew, One Minute Clinic

Monday - 07/28/2014, 05:16pm EDT


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