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  • Americans, Canadians are warned: Don't eat romaine lettuce

    Americans, Canadians are warned: Don't eat romaine lettuce

    Tuesday, November 20 2018 3:32 PM EST2018-11-20 20:32:07 GMT
    Tuesday, November 20 2018 7:43 PM EST2018-11-21 00:43:24 GMT
    Health officials are warning people to avoid romaine lettuce.More
    Health officials are warning people to avoid romaine lettuce.More
  • Florida sues Walgreens, CVS over opioid sales

    Florida sues Walgreens, CVS over opioid sales

    Saturday, November 17 2018 1:20 PM EST2018-11-17 18:20:40 GMT
    Tuesday, November 20 2018 7:34 PM EST2018-11-21 00:34:37 GMT
    Florida is suing the nation's two largest drugstore chains, alleging they added to the state's opioid crisis.More
    Florida is suing the nation's two largest drugstore chains, alleging they added to the state's opioid crisis.More
  • Smoke spreading from California fires sparks health concerns

    Smoke spreading from California fires sparks health concerns

    Thursday, November 15 2018 1:09 PM EST2018-11-15 18:09:47 GMT
    Tuesday, November 20 2018 7:34 PM EST2018-11-21 00:34:34 GMT
    (AP Photo/Noah Berger). A vehicle drives through smoke from a wildfire near Pulga, Calif., Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018.(AP Photo/Noah Berger). A vehicle drives through smoke from a wildfire near Pulga, Calif., Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018.
    Recurring wildfires are sparking concern among medical experts about potentially major health consequences.More
    Recurring wildfires are sparking concern among medical experts about potentially major health consequences.More
  • North Korea running low on TB meds, experts fear epidemic

    North Korea running low on TB meds, experts fear epidemic

    Thursday, November 15 2018 10:59 PM EST2018-11-16 03:59:44 GMT
    Tuesday, November 20 2018 7:34 PM EST2018-11-21 00:34:32 GMT
    A U.S.-based nonprofit group has called for South Korea to take stronger steps to fight a tuberculosis crisis in North Korea it says has worsened under strengthened U.S.-led sanctions against the country over its...More
    A U.S.-based nonprofit group has called for South Korea to take stronger steps to fight a tuberculosis crisis in North Korea it says has worsened under strengthened U.S.-led sanctions against the country over its nuclear weapons and missile program.More
  • Meditation helps vets with post-traumatic stress disorder

    Meditation helps vets with post-traumatic stress disorder

    Thursday, November 15 2018 6:39 PM EST2018-11-15 23:39:43 GMT
    Tuesday, November 20 2018 7:34 PM EST2018-11-21 00:34:30 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool). In this Monday, April 21, 2008 file photo, a U.S soldier looks through the scope of his weapon during a night patrol in Mandozai, in Khost province, Afghanistan, seen through night vision equipment. About 400,000 veterans had ...(AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool). In this Monday, April 21, 2008 file photo, a U.S soldier looks through the scope of his weapon during a night patrol in Mandozai, in Khost province, Afghanistan, seen through night vision equipment. About 400,000 veterans had ...
    Meditation worked as well as traditional therapy for military veterans with PTSD in a small experiment.More
    Meditation worked as well as traditional therapy for military veterans with PTSD in a small experiment.More
  • New Mexico woman sues hospital for resuscitating her

    New Mexico woman sues hospital for resuscitating her

    Saturday, November 17 2018 12:20 AM EST2018-11-17 05:20:13 GMT
    Tuesday, November 20 2018 7:34 PM EST2018-11-21 00:34:28 GMT
    A New Mexico woman who was brought back to life is suing the hospital for violating her rights.More
    A New Mexico woman who was brought back to life is suing the hospital for violating her rights.More
  • Jennie-O recalling ground turkey in salmonella outbreak

    Jennie-O recalling ground turkey in salmonella outbreak

    Friday, November 16 2018 9:40 AM EST2018-11-16 14:40:05 GMT
    Tuesday, November 20 2018 7:34 PM EST2018-11-21 00:34:22 GMT
    (Hormel Foods Corporation via AP). This image provided by Hormel Foods Corporation shows the production code information on the side of the sleeve of Jennie-O-Turkey that is being recalled.  Jennie-O-Turkey is recalling more than 91,000 pounds of raw t...(Hormel Foods Corporation via AP). This image provided by Hormel Foods Corporation shows the production code information on the side of the sleeve of Jennie-O-Turkey that is being recalled. Jennie-O-Turkey is recalling more than 91,000 pounds of raw t...
    Jennie-O-Turkey is recalling more than 91,000 pounds of raw turkey in an ongoing salmonella outbreak.More
    Jennie-O-Turkey is recalling more than 91,000 pounds of raw turkey in an ongoing salmonella outbreak.More
  • Texas hospital system accused of holding patients illegally

    Texas hospital system accused of holding patients illegally

    Friday, November 16 2018 11:43 AM EST2018-11-16 16:43:00 GMT
    Tuesday, November 20 2018 7:34 PM EST2018-11-21 00:34:20 GMT
    A Texas corporation that runs behavioral health hospitals is accused of illegally holding four patients.More
    A Texas corporation that runs behavioral health hospitals is accused of illegally holding four patients.More
  • WHO: Malaria reductions stall after progress

    WHO: Malaria reductions stall after progress

    Monday, November 19 2018 9:01 AM EST2018-11-19 14:01:46 GMT
    Tuesday, November 20 2018 7:34 PM EST2018-11-21 00:34:19 GMT
    The World Health Organization says reductions in the number of people contracting malaria have stalled after several years of global declines.More
    The World Health Organization says reductions in the number of people contracting malaria have stalled after several years of global declines.More
  • World Toilet Day highlights global sanitation crisis

    World Toilet Day highlights global sanitation crisis

    Monday, November 19 2018 7:21 AM EST2018-11-19 12:21:40 GMT
    Tuesday, November 20 2018 7:34 PM EST2018-11-21 00:34:17 GMT
    Campaigners urge governments and businesses to invest more in sanitation in poor countries facing a dangerous shortage of toilets.More
    Campaigners urge governments and businesses to invest more in sanitation in poor countries facing a dangerous shortage of toilets.More
  • Farm animals may soon get new features through gene editing

    Farm animals may soon get new features through gene editing

    Thursday, November 15 2018 1:09 AM EST2018-11-15 06:09:02 GMT
    Tuesday, November 20 2018 9:27 AM EST2018-11-20 14:27:35 GMT
    (AP Photo/Haven Daley). In this July 11, 2018 photo, animal geneticist Alison Van Eenennaam of the University of California, Davis, points to a group of dairy calves that won’t have to be de-horned thanks to gene editing. The calves are descended from ...(AP Photo/Haven Daley). In this July 11, 2018 photo, animal geneticist Alison Van Eenennaam of the University of California, Davis, points to a group of dairy calves that won’t have to be de-horned thanks to gene editing. The calves are descended from ...
    'Castration-free' pigs and hornless dairy cows are the farm animals being brought to life by a gene-editing company.More
    'Castration-free' pigs and hornless dairy cows are the farm animals being brought to life by a gene-editing company.More
  • Next generation of biotech food heading for grocery stores

    Next generation of biotech food heading for grocery stores

    Wednesday, November 14 2018 12:18 AM EST2018-11-14 05:18:46 GMT
    Monday, November 19 2018 1:45 PM EST2018-11-19 18:45:54 GMT
    (AP Photo/Federica Narancio). Fred Gmitter, a geneticist at the University of Florida Citrus Research and Education Center, right, visits a citrus grower in an orange grove affected by citrus greening disease in Fort Meade, Fla., on Sept. 27, 2018. "If...(AP Photo/Federica Narancio). Fred Gmitter, a geneticist at the University of Florida Citrus Research and Education Center, right, visits a citrus grower in an orange grove affected by citrus greening disease in Fort Meade, Fla., on Sept. 27, 2018. "If...
    First foods made from gene-edited plants getting close to the grocery aisles, a different technology than today's GMOs but will shoppers buy?.More
    First foods made from gene-edited plants getting close to the grocery aisles, a different technology than today's GMOs but will shoppers buy?.More
  • Criminal case as pollution surges in Russian river

    Criminal case as pollution surges in Russian river

    Saturday, November 17 2018 7:30 AM EST2018-11-17 12:30:29 GMT
    Monday, November 19 2018 9:15 AM EST2018-11-19 14:15:14 GMT
    Sharp rise in pollution of Russian river sparks criminal investigation.More
    Sharp rise in pollution of Russian river sparks criminal investigation.More
  • Corrected study: Building, mining have high suicide rates

    Corrected study: Building, mining have high suicide rates

    Thursday, November 15 2018 2:43 PM EST2018-11-15 19:43:40 GMT
    Monday, November 19 2018 7:52 AM EST2018-11-19 12:52:25 GMT
    (James Quigg/The Daily Press via AP). FILE - In this Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018 file photo, the shadow of a worker falls on a fence at the construction site of a convenience store in Victorville, Calif. On Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018, the Centers for Disease...(James Quigg/The Daily Press via AP). FILE - In this Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018 file photo, the shadow of a worker falls on a fence at the construction site of a convenience store in Victorville, Calif. On Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018, the Centers for Disease...
    CDC corrects study of highest job-related suicides, now putting construction and extraction at the top.More
    CDC corrects study of highest job-related suicides, now putting construction and extraction at the top.More
  • The Latest: Environmentalist blasts new pesticide guidelines

    The Latest: Environmentalist blasts new pesticide guidelines

    Thursday, November 15 2018 2:43 PM EST2018-11-15 19:43:37 GMT
    Saturday, November 17 2018 1:00 PM EST2018-11-17 18:00:39 GMT
    An environmental group is blasting new recommendations by California regulators to curb a widely used pesticide blamed for harming the brains of babies.More
    An environmental group is blasting new recommendations by California regulators to curb a widely used pesticide blamed for harming the brains of babies.More
  • FDA to crack down on menthol cigarettes, flavored vapes

    FDA to crack down on menthol cigarettes, flavored vapes

    Thursday, November 15 2018 10:19 AM EST2018-11-15 15:19:40 GMT
    Saturday, November 17 2018 12:20 AM EST2018-11-17 05:20:35 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu). FILE - This May 17, 2018 file photo shows packs of menthol cigarettes and other tobacco products at a store in San Francisco. On Thursday, May 15, 2018, FDA Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb pledged to ban menthol from cigarettes, i...(AP Photo/Jeff Chiu). FILE - This May 17, 2018 file photo shows packs of menthol cigarettes and other tobacco products at a store in San Francisco. On Thursday, May 15, 2018, FDA Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb pledged to ban menthol from cigarettes, i...
    FDA pushes for ban on menthol in cigarettes and tightened rules to prevent sale of flavored e-cigarettes to kids.More
    FDA pushes for ban on menthol in cigarettes and tightened rules to prevent sale of flavored e-cigarettes to kids.More
  • Nurse's kidney donation triggers bi-state transplant chain

    Nurse's kidney donation triggers bi-state transplant chain

    Thursday, November 15 2018 4:29 PM EST2018-11-15 21:29:46 GMT
    Friday, November 16 2018 4:20 PM EST2018-11-16 21:20:40 GMT
    A nurse's decision to donate a kidney to a patient triggered a series of events that led to three people getting new organs at two Kansas City-area hospitals.More
    A nurse's decision to donate a kidney to a patient triggered a series of events that led to three people getting new organs at two Kansas City-area hospitals.More
  • Experts seek ways to boost extreme wildfire survival rates

    Experts seek ways to boost extreme wildfire survival rates

    Thursday, November 15 2018 12:59 AM EST2018-11-15 05:59:24 GMT
    Friday, November 16 2018 11:33 AM EST2018-11-16 16:33:57 GMT
    (Tom Sherlin/The Daily Times via AP, File). FILE - In this March 8, 2018 file photo, National Park firefighters start to run to keep ahead of a controlled burn near the Abrahms Fall trail head in Cades Cove in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, T...(Tom Sherlin/The Daily Times via AP, File). FILE - In this March 8, 2018 file photo, National Park firefighters start to run to keep ahead of a controlled burn near the Abrahms Fall trail head in Cades Cove in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, T...
    With wildfires growing deadlier across the U.S. West, experts are suggesting ways to help people survive.More
    With wildfires growing deadlier across the U.S. West, experts are suggesting ways to help people survive.More
  • Batkid Miles Scott is healthy and thriving now cancer-free

    Batkid Miles Scott is healthy and thriving now cancer-free

    Thursday, November 15 2018 7:59 PM EST2018-11-16 00:59:36 GMT
    Friday, November 16 2018 3:52 AM EST2018-11-16 08:52:40 GMT
    (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, Pool). In this file photo from Tuesday, April 8, 2014, Miles Scott, dressed as Batkid, gestures as he sits in the Batmobile after throwing the ceremonial first pitch before a baseball game between the San Francisco Giants and th...(AP Photo/Eric Risberg, Pool). In this file photo from Tuesday, April 8, 2014, Miles Scott, dressed as Batkid, gestures as he sits in the Batmobile after throwing the ceremonial first pitch before a baseball game between the San Francisco Giants and th...
    San Francisco's beloved Batkid is cancer-free and thriving in a wide range of activities.More
    San Francisco's beloved Batkid is cancer-free and thriving in a wide range of activities.More
  • Twins separated by surgery are healing, sticking together

    Twins separated by surgery are healing, sticking together

    Thursday, November 15 2018 1:59 AM EST2018-11-15 06:59:03 GMT
    Thursday, November 15 2018 7:43 PM EST2018-11-16 00:43:19 GMT
    ( The Royal Children's Hospital Melbourne Creative Studio via AP). In this Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018, photo provided by RCH Melbourne Creative Studio, 15-month-old girls, Nima and Dawa lie in their hospital bed following a successful separation surgery la...( The Royal Children's Hospital Melbourne Creative Studio via AP). In this Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018, photo provided by RCH Melbourne Creative Studio, 15-month-old girls, Nima and Dawa lie in their hospital bed following a successful separation surgery la...
    Doctors say that conjoined twins from Bhutan who were separated at an Australian hospital last week have been moving about, eating and otherwise healing well.More
    Doctors say that conjoined twins from Bhutan who were separated at an Australian hospital last week have been moving about, eating and otherwise healing well.More
  • US officials report a record number of tick diseases

    US officials report a record number of tick diseases

    Wednesday, November 14 2018 12:12 PM EST2018-11-14 17:12:09 GMT
    Thursday, November 15 2018 7:04 PM EST2018-11-16 00:04:03 GMT
    (AP Photo/Victoria Arocho, File). FILE - This March 2002 file photo shows a deer tick under a microscope in the entomology lab at the University of Rhode Island in South Kingstown, R.I. On Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018, the Centers for Disease Control and P...(AP Photo/Victoria Arocho, File). FILE - This March 2002 file photo shows a deer tick under a microscope in the entomology lab at the University of Rhode Island in South Kingstown, R.I. On Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018, the Centers for Disease Control and P...
    Health officials say a record number of tick-borne diseases _ more than 59,000 _ were reported last year.More
    Health officials say a record number of tick-borne diseases _ more than 59,000 _ were reported last year.More
  • Draft EPA study finds newer nonstick compound may be harmful

    Draft EPA study finds newer nonstick compound may be harmful

    Wednesday, November 14 2018 5:59 PM EST2018-11-14 22:59:00 GMT
    Thursday, November 15 2018 4:32 PM EST2018-11-15 21:32:36 GMT
    The Environmental Protection Agency says long-term exposure to a chemical compound used in nonstick coatings appears to be dangerous even in minute amounts.More
    The Environmental Protection Agency says long-term exposure to a chemical compound used in nonstick coatings appears to be dangerous even in minute amounts.More
  • Food safety officials stress safe handling of raw turkey

    Food safety officials stress safe handling of raw turkey

    Wednesday, November 14 2018 4:19 PM EST2018-11-14 21:19:21 GMT
    Thursday, November 15 2018 2:44 PM EST2018-11-15 19:44:09 GMT
    With Thanksgiving approaching, food safety officials are stressing the importance of proper handling and cooking practices as a nationwide outbreak of drug-resistant Salmonella found in raw turkey expands.More
    With Thanksgiving approaching, food safety officials are stressing the importance of proper handling and cooking practices as a nationwide outbreak of drug-resistant Salmonella found in raw turkey expands.More
  • Man whose wife died after collapse at hospital gets apology

    Man whose wife died after collapse at hospital gets apology

    Wednesday, November 14 2018 12:58 PM EST2018-11-14 17:58:43 GMT
    Thursday, November 15 2018 2:43 PM EST2018-11-15 19:43:56 GMT
    A Massachusetts man whose wife collapsed outside a locked hospital emergency room door and later died has received a face-to-face apology from the chief executive of the hospital's parent company.More
    A Massachusetts man whose wife collapsed outside a locked hospital emergency room door and later died has received a face-to-face apology from the chief executive of the hospital's parent company.More
  • Juul halts store sales of some flavored e-cigarettes

    Juul halts store sales of some flavored e-cigarettes

    Tuesday, November 13 2018 2:28 PM EST2018-11-13 19:28:56 GMT
    Thursday, November 15 2018 11:50 AM EST2018-11-15 16:50:54 GMT
    E-cigarette company Juul halts sales of flavors at stores to help keep them from kids.More
    E-cigarette company Juul halts sales of flavors at stores to help keep them from kids.More
  • More US kids get paralyzing illness, cause is still unknown

    More US kids get paralyzing illness, cause is still unknown

    Tuesday, November 13 2018 1:29 PM EST2018-11-13 18:29:02 GMT
    Thursday, November 15 2018 11:04 AM EST2018-11-15 16:04:42 GMT
    (Cynthia S. Goldsmith, Yiting Zhang/CDC via AP). This 2014 electron microscope image made available by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows numerous, spheroid-shaped Enterovirus-D68 (EV-D68) virions. Doctors have suspected a mysterious ...(Cynthia S. Goldsmith, Yiting Zhang/CDC via AP). This 2014 electron microscope image made available by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows numerous, spheroid-shaped Enterovirus-D68 (EV-D68) virions. Doctors have suspected a mysterious ...
    More children have been diagnosed with a mysterious paralyzing illness, and U.S. health officials still aren't sure what's causing it.More
    More children have been diagnosed with a mysterious paralyzing illness, and U.S. health officials still aren't sure what's causing it.More
  • No accounting for these tastes: Artificial flavors a mystery

    No accounting for these tastes: Artificial flavors a mystery

    Tuesday, November 13 2018 11:38 AM EST2018-11-13 16:38:46 GMT
    Thursday, November 15 2018 8:01 AM EST2018-11-15 13:01:56 GMT
    Food companies have been ordered to remove six "artificial flavors" from their products.More
    Food companies have been ordered to remove six "artificial flavors" from their products.More
  • Mayo Clinic receives record $200M gift from Michigan donor

    Mayo Clinic receives record $200M gift from Michigan donor

    Tuesday, November 13 2018 2:18 PM EST2018-11-13 19:18:58 GMT
    Thursday, November 15 2018 1:26 AM EST2018-11-15 06:26:02 GMT
    A corporate strategist from Michigan has given Mayo Clinic its largest gift ever _ $200 million.More
    A corporate strategist from Michigan has given Mayo Clinic its largest gift ever _ $200 million.More
  • WHO official predicts 6 more months battling Ebola in Congo

    WHO official predicts 6 more months battling Ebola in Congo

    Tuesday, November 13 2018 12:58 PM EST2018-11-13 17:58:49 GMT
    Wednesday, November 14 2018 6:45 PM EST2018-11-14 23:45:04 GMT
    The emergencies chief for the World Health Organization says he expects Congo's Ebola outbreak will last at least another six months, and says informal health facilities have become "major drivers" of the current,...More
    The emergencies chief for the World Health Organization says he expects Congo's Ebola outbreak will last at least another six months, and says informal health facilities have become "major drivers" of the current, deadly transmission.More
  • New exercise guidelines: Move more, sit less, start younger

    New exercise guidelines: Move more, sit less, start younger

    Monday, November 12 2018 8:08 AM EST2018-11-12 13:08:58 GMT
    Wednesday, November 14 2018 4:52 PM EST2018-11-14 21:52:21 GMT
    New U.S. guidelines on exercise: Get kids active as young as 3 to avoid health problems later in life.More
    New U.S. guidelines on exercise: Get kids active as young as 3 to avoid health problems later in life.More
  • Amid drug crisis, spiritual first responders hit the streets

    Amid drug crisis, spiritual first responders hit the streets

    Monday, November 12 2018 10:49 PM EST2018-11-13 03:49:25 GMT
    Wednesday, November 14 2018 4:22 PM EST2018-11-14 21:22:24 GMT
    (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer). In this Friday, Aug. 10, 2018 photo, Jamie Casey, right, speaks with Brian Peets at a homeless camp in New Bedford, Mass., on Friday, Aug. 10, 2018. “For 20 years I fought and fought and fought against myself. Because you’re y...(AP Photo/Michael Dwyer). In this Friday, Aug. 10, 2018 photo, Jamie Casey, right, speaks with Brian Peets at a homeless camp in New Bedford, Mass., on Friday, Aug. 10, 2018. “For 20 years I fought and fought and fought against myself. Because you’re y...
    Clergy members become spiritual first responders in the opioid crisis.More
    Clergy members become spiritual first responders in the opioid crisis.More
  • AP Interview: US VP's wife champions art therapy in Japan

    AP Interview: US VP's wife champions art therapy in Japan

    Monday, November 12 2018 11:59 PM EST2018-11-13 04:59:49 GMT
    Wednesday, November 14 2018 12:12 PM EST2018-11-14 17:12:56 GMT
    (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara). Second lady of the United States Karen Pence speaks during an interview with the Associated Press at the residence of U.S ambassador to Japan in Tokyo, Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018.(AP Photo/Koji Sasahara). Second lady of the United States Karen Pence speaks during an interview with the Associated Press at the residence of U.S ambassador to Japan in Tokyo, Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018.
    Karen Pence, the vice president's wife, has announced a $54,000 grant at a Japanese university for studying art therapy, a little-known mental health profession she has chosen as her cause under the Trump...More
    Karen Pence, the vice president's wife, has announced a $54,000 grant at a Japanese university for studying art therapy, a little-known mental health profession she has chosen as her cause under the Trump administration.More
  • More leeway for states to expand inpatient mental health

    More leeway for states to expand inpatient mental health

    Tuesday, November 13 2018 11:08 AM EST2018-11-13 16:08:50 GMT
    Wednesday, November 14 2018 12:12 PM EST2018-11-14 17:12:45 GMT
    The Trump administration allowing states to seek Medicaid funds to expand inpatient mental health.More
    The Trump administration allowing states to seek Medicaid funds to expand inpatient mental health.More
  • Heart meeting features fish oil, vitamin D, cholesterol news

    Heart meeting features fish oil, vitamin D, cholesterol news

    Sunday, November 11 2018 1:09 PM EST2018-11-11 18:09:14 GMT
    Tuesday, November 13 2018 10:41 PM EST2018-11-14 03:41:53 GMT
    (Michael Holahan/The Augusta Chronicle via AP). FILE - In this Aug. 27, 2014 file photo, a laptop computer monitors a patient's heart function as he takes a stress test in Augusta, Ga. The American Heart Association conference ending Monday, Nov. 12, 2...(Michael Holahan/The Augusta Chronicle via AP). FILE - In this Aug. 27, 2014 file photo, a laptop computer monitors a patient's heart function as he takes a stress test in Augusta, Ga. The American Heart Association conference ending Monday, Nov. 12, 2...
    Top news at an American Heart Association conference focuses on what does and does not help prevent heart attacks and other problems.More
    Top news at an American Heart Association conference focuses on what does and does not help prevent heart attacks and other problems.More
  • More women in poor countries use contraception, says report

    More women in poor countries use contraception, says report

    Monday, November 12 2018 8:28 AM EST2018-11-12 13:28:46 GMT
    Tuesday, November 13 2018 2:22 PM EST2018-11-13 19:22:50 GMT
    A new report says more women in the poorest countries are using contraception, signifying progress in efforts to make women involved in family planning.More
    A new report says more women in the poorest countries are using contraception, signifying progress in efforts to make women involved in family planning.More
  • Big studies give mixed news on fish oil, vitamin D

    Big studies give mixed news on fish oil, vitamin D

    Saturday, November 10 2018 3:27 PM EST2018-11-10 20:27:59 GMT
    Tuesday, November 13 2018 2:02 PM EST2018-11-13 19:02:50 GMT
    (Amarin via AP). This undated photo provided by Amarin in November 2018 shows a capsule of the purified, prescription fish oil Vascepa. Although fish oil taken by healthy people, at a dose found in many supplements, showed no clear ability to lower hea...(Amarin via AP). This undated photo provided by Amarin in November 2018 shows a capsule of the purified, prescription fish oil Vascepa. Although fish oil taken by healthy people, at a dose found in many supplements, showed no clear ability to lower hea...
    Big studies reveal mixed results on who does and does not benefit from taking fish oil or vitamin D.More
    Big studies reveal mixed results on who does and does not benefit from taking fish oil or vitamin D.More
  • Congo ministry says Ebola outbreak worst in nation's history

    Congo ministry says Ebola outbreak worst in nation's history

    Saturday, November 10 2018 7:27 AM EST2018-11-10 12:27:33 GMT
    Tuesday, November 13 2018 1:41 PM EST2018-11-13 18:41:47 GMT
    Congo's health ministry says the latest Ebola outbreak has now become the worst in the country's recorded history with 319 confirmed and probable cases.More
    Congo's health ministry says the latest Ebola outbreak has now become the worst in the country's recorded history with 319 confirmed and probable cases.More
  • Medicare expands access to in-home support for seniors

    Medicare expands access to in-home support for seniors

    Friday, November 9 2018 1:17 AM EST2018-11-09 06:17:37 GMT
    Tuesday, November 13 2018 1:02 PM EST2018-11-13 18:02:16 GMT
    Some 'Medicare Advantage' insurance plans to offer broader array of in-home support services next year.More
    Some 'Medicare Advantage' insurance plans to offer broader array of in-home support services next year.More
  • Thai lawmakers back legalizing medical marijuana

    Thai lawmakers back legalizing medical marijuana

    Friday, November 9 2018 5:17 AM EST2018-11-09 10:17:42 GMT
    Tuesday, November 13 2018 11:11 AM EST2018-11-13 16:11:33 GMT
    (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit, File). FILE - In this Sept. 25, 2018, file photo, a police officer shows buds of marijuana before a news conference Bangkok, Thailand. The National Legislative Assembly on Friday, Nov. 9, 2018, submitted amendments that would p...(AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit, File). FILE - In this Sept. 25, 2018, file photo, a police officer shows buds of marijuana before a news conference Bangkok, Thailand. The National Legislative Assembly on Friday, Nov. 9, 2018, submitted amendments that would p...
    Thailand's legislature has proposed legal amendments that would allow the licensed medical use of marijuana, making it a potential trailblazer in Asia in legalizing what used to be regarded strictly as a dangerous...More
    Thailand's legislature has proposed legal amendments that would allow the licensed medical use of marijuana, making it a potential trailblazer in Asia in legalizing what used to be regarded strictly as a dangerous drug.More
  • Germany: Male nurse suspected of killing 6 elderly patients

    Germany: Male nurse suspected of killing 6 elderly patients

    Tuesday, November 13 2018 9:28 AM EST2018-11-13 14:28:42 GMT
    Tuesday, November 13 2018 10:03 AM EST2018-11-13 15:03:37 GMT
    German authorities say a male nurse is suspected of killing six elderly patients, and attempting to kill at least three more over a period of almost a year.More
    German authorities say a male nurse is suspected of killing six elderly patients, and attempting to kill at least three more over a period of almost a year.More
  • Utah latest state to legalize medical pot, expand Medicaid

    Utah latest state to legalize medical pot, expand Medicaid

    Friday, November 9 2018 6:08 PM EST2018-11-09 23:08:27 GMT
    Tuesday, November 13 2018 9:43 AM EST2018-11-13 14:43:49 GMT
    Utah has joined more than 30 other states in legalizing medical marijuana by passing a ballot measure that was opposed by influential Mormon leaders.More
    Utah has joined more than 30 other states in legalizing medical marijuana by passing a ballot measure that was opposed by influential Mormon leaders.More
  • Cross talk: Federal agencies clash on cellphone cancer risk

    Cross talk: Federal agencies clash on cellphone cancer risk

    Thursday, November 1 2018 5:43 PM EDT2018-11-01 21:43:51 GMT
    Tuesday, November 13 2018 8:21 AM EST2018-11-13 13:21:28 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt Rourke). FILE - In this Thursday, Oct. 11, 2012 file photo, a pedestrian talking on a cellphone is silhouetted in front of a fountain in Philadelphia. Two U.S. government agencies are giving conflicting interpretations of a safety study ...(AP Photo/Matt Rourke). FILE - In this Thursday, Oct. 11, 2012 file photo, a pedestrian talking on a cellphone is silhouetted in front of a fountain in Philadelphia. Two U.S. government agencies are giving conflicting interpretations of a safety study ...
    Two US government agencies give conflicting interpretations of a safety study on cellphone radiation.More
    Two US government agencies give conflicting interpretations of a safety study on cellphone radiation.More
  • Dutch to prosecute doctor who euthanized woman with dementia

    Dutch to prosecute doctor who euthanized woman with dementia

    Friday, November 9 2018 8:27 AM EST2018-11-09 13:27:45 GMT
    Tuesday, November 13 2018 1:31 AM EST2018-11-13 06:31:21 GMT
    Dutch prosecutors say they will prosecute a nursing home doctor for euthanizing an elderly woman with dementia, the first time a doctor has been charged since the Netherlands legalized euthanasia in 2002.More
    Dutch prosecutors say they will prosecute a nursing home doctor for euthanizing an elderly woman with dementia, the first time a doctor has been charged since the Netherlands legalized euthanasia in 2002.More
  • Federal panel calls for pause on Arkansas Medicaid rule

    Federal panel calls for pause on Arkansas Medicaid rule

    Friday, November 9 2018 3:37 PM EST2018-11-09 20:37:05 GMT
    Monday, November 12 2018 3:21 PM EST2018-11-12 20:21:14 GMT
    A federal advisory panel is urging the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to temporarily stop Arkansas from enforcing the state's work requirement for Medicaid expansion enrollees.More
    A federal advisory panel is urging the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to temporarily stop Arkansas from enforcing the state's work requirement for Medicaid expansion enrollees.More
  • FDA approves return of popular Primatene Mist asthma inhaler

    FDA approves return of popular Primatene Mist asthma inhaler

    Thursday, November 8 2018 12:27 PM EST2018-11-08 17:27:34 GMT
    Monday, November 12 2018 8:20 AM EST2018-11-12 13:20:59 GMT
    (Amphastar via AP). This undated product image provided by Amphastar shows Primatene Mist. A new version of the once-popular asthma inhaler Primatene Mist will soon return to U.S. stores. The Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018, app...(Amphastar via AP). This undated product image provided by Amphastar shows Primatene Mist. A new version of the once-popular asthma inhaler Primatene Mist will soon return to U.S. stores. The Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018, app...
    Primatene Mist asthma inhalers will soon return to store shelves after regulators OK an improved version.More
    Primatene Mist asthma inhalers will soon return to store shelves after regulators OK an improved version.More
  • FDA plans strict limits on sale of flavored e-cigarettes

    FDA plans strict limits on sale of flavored e-cigarettes

    Thursday, November 8 2018 10:47 PM EST2018-11-09 03:47:50 GMT
    Monday, November 12 2018 12:42 AM EST2018-11-12 05:42:26 GMT
    The Food and Drug Administration is planning on requiring strict limits on the sale of most flavored e-cigarettes, including age verification controls for online sales, in an effort to curtail their use among...More
    The Food and Drug Administration is planning on requiring strict limits on the sale of most flavored e-cigarettes, including age verification controls for online sales, in an effort to curtail their use among children and teenagers.More
  • 1 death linked to ongoing turkey salmonella outbreak

    1 death linked to ongoing turkey salmonella outbreak

    Thursday, November 8 2018 3:30 PM EST2018-11-08 20:30:30 GMT
    Saturday, November 10 2018 3:30 PM EST2018-11-10 20:30:53 GMT
    Federal health officials are reporting a death in an ongoing salmonella outbreak tied to raw turkey.More
    Federal health officials are reporting a death in an ongoing salmonella outbreak tied to raw turkey.More
  • Group challenges Kansas ban on telemedicine abortions

    Group challenges Kansas ban on telemedicine abortions

    Thursday, November 8 2018 6:01 PM EST2018-11-08 23:01:01 GMT
    Saturday, November 10 2018 9:09 AM EST2018-11-10 14:09:39 GMT
    A group that supports abortion rights is challenging a Kansas ban on telemedicine abortions.More
    A group that supports abortion rights is challenging a Kansas ban on telemedicine abortions.More
  • Toxic smog cloaks New Delhi morning after Diwali festivities

    Toxic smog cloaks New Delhi morning after Diwali festivities

    Thursday, November 8 2018 12:59 AM EST2018-11-08 05:59:57 GMT
    Friday, November 9 2018 9:50 PM EST2018-11-10 02:50:20 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mahesh Kumar A.). Indians light fire crackers wearing masks to fight pollution as they celebrate Diwali, the festival of lights in Hyderabad, India, Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018. India's top court recently ruled that only less polluting firecracke...(AP Photo/Mahesh Kumar A.). Indians light fire crackers wearing masks to fight pollution as they celebrate Diwali, the festival of lights in Hyderabad, India, Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018. India's top court recently ruled that only less polluting firecracke...
    Toxic smog has shrouded the Indian capital as air quality plummeted to hazardous levels after tens of thousands of people set off a multitude of firecrackers to celebrate the major Hindu festival of Diwali.More
    Toxic smog has shrouded the Indian capital as air quality plummeted to hazardous levels after tens of thousands of people set off a multitude of firecrackers to celebrate the major Hindu festival of Diwali.More
  • More US adults and kids are doing yoga, meditating

    More US adults and kids are doing yoga, meditating

    Thursday, November 8 2018 12:17 AM EST2018-11-08 05:17:06 GMT
    Friday, November 9 2018 3:40 PM EST2018-11-09 20:40:45 GMT
    (Matt Freed /Pittsburgh Post-Gazette via AP, File). FILE - In this Jan. 21, 2018 file photo, yoga enthusiasts take part in the Pittsburgh Yoga Expo, at the Pittsburgh Opera building in Pittsburgh.  A new report says more Americans are doing yoga and me...(Matt Freed /Pittsburgh Post-Gazette via AP, File). FILE - In this Jan. 21, 2018 file photo, yoga enthusiasts take part in the Pittsburgh Yoga Expo, at the Pittsburgh Opera building in Pittsburgh. A new report says more Americans are doing yoga and me...
    Survey shows more Americans are doing yoga and meditating, including kids.More
    Survey shows more Americans are doing yoga and meditating, including kids.More
  • Trump administration finalizes birth control opt-out policy

    Trump administration finalizes birth control opt-out policy

    Wednesday, November 7 2018 6:09 PM EST2018-11-07 23:09:48 GMT
    Friday, November 9 2018 12:10 PM EST2018-11-09 17:10:23 GMT
    A day after midterm elections, Trump administration finalizes birth control opt-out for employers with religious and moral objections.More
    A day after midterm elections, Trump administration finalizes birth control opt-out for employers with religious and moral objections.More
  • The Latest: Trump brushes off Obama book complaint about him

    The Latest: Trump brushes off Obama book complaint about him

    Friday, November 9 2018 10:38 AM EST2018-11-09 15:38:59 GMT
    Friday, November 9 2018 10:41 AM EST2018-11-09 15:41:44 GMT
    (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File). FILE - In this Oct. 11, 2018, file photo, Michelle Obama participates in the International Day of the Girl on NBC's "Today" show in New York.(Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File). FILE - In this Oct. 11, 2018, file photo, Michelle Obama participates in the International Day of the Girl on NBC's "Today" show in New York.
    President Donald Trump is brushing off former first lady Michelle Obama's claim that she can't forgive him for campaign rhetoric that potentially put her family at risk.More
    President Donald Trump is brushing off former first lady Michelle Obama's claim that she can't forgive him for campaign rhetoric that potentially put her family at risk.More
  • Vietnam, US complete cleanup of toxic chemical from airport

    Vietnam, US complete cleanup of toxic chemical from airport

    Wednesday, November 7 2018 7:50 AM EST2018-11-07 12:50:21 GMT
    Friday, November 9 2018 5:30 AM EST2018-11-09 10:30:23 GMT
    (AP Photo/Maika Elan, File). FILE - In this Aug. 9, 2012, file photo, a warning sign stands in a field contaminated with dioxin near Danang airport, during a ceremony marking the start of a project to clean up dioxin left over from the Vietnam War, at ...(AP Photo/Maika Elan, File). FILE - In this Aug. 9, 2012, file photo, a warning sign stands in a field contaminated with dioxin near Danang airport, during a ceremony marking the start of a project to clean up dioxin left over from the Vietnam War, at ...
    Vietnam and the United States have finished cleaning up dioxin contamination at Danang airport caused by the transport and storage of the herbicide Agent Orange during the Vietnam War.More
    Vietnam and the United States have finished cleaning up dioxin contamination at Danang airport caused by the transport and storage of the herbicide Agent Orange during the Vietnam War.More
  • With poo on a pedestal, Bill Gates talks toilet technology

    With poo on a pedestal, Bill Gates talks toilet technology

    Tuesday, November 6 2018 7:55 AM EST2018-11-06 12:55:57 GMT
    Friday, November 9 2018 1:30 AM EST2018-11-09 06:30:24 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein). Bill Gates, former Microsoft CEO and co-founder of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, gestures to a jar of human feces as he speaks at the Reinvented Toilet Expo in Beijing, Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018. With a jar of human f...(AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein). Bill Gates, former Microsoft CEO and co-founder of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, gestures to a jar of human feces as he speaks at the Reinvented Toilet Expo in Beijing, Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018. With a jar of human f...
    With a jar of human feces on a pedestal next to him, billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates has kicked off a "Reinvented Toilet" Expo in China.More
    With a jar of human feces on a pedestal next to him, billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates has kicked off a "Reinvented Toilet" Expo in China.More
  • Don't spank: Pediatricians warn parents of long-term harms

    Don't spank: Pediatricians warn parents of long-term harms

    Monday, November 5 2018 12:16 PM EST2018-11-05 17:16:05 GMT
    Thursday, November 8 2018 11:31 PM EST2018-11-09 04:31:39 GMT
    Pediatricians' group strengthens advice against spanking and other physical punishment for kids.More
    Pediatricians' group strengthens advice against spanking and other physical punishment for kids.More
  • FDA OKs powerful opioid pill as alternative to IV painkiller

    FDA OKs powerful opioid pill as alternative to IV painkiller

    Friday, November 2 2018 2:03 PM EDT2018-11-02 18:03:38 GMT
    Thursday, November 8 2018 6:01 PM EST2018-11-08 23:01:15 GMT
    US regulators approve fast-acting, super-potent opioid tablet as an alternative to IV painkillers in hospitals.More
    US regulators approve fast-acting, super-potent opioid tablet as an alternative to IV painkillers in hospitals.More
  • Measles outbreak sparks warning from Polish health officials

    Measles outbreak sparks warning from Polish health officials

    Sunday, November 4 2018 6:34 AM EST2018-11-04 11:34:42 GMT
    Thursday, November 8 2018 4:39 PM EST2018-11-08 21:39:46 GMT
    Polish health officials are calling on people to vaccinate themselves and their children after a number of cases of measles were reported in the region around Warsaw.More
    Polish health officials are calling on people to vaccinate themselves and their children after a number of cases of measles were reported in the region around Warsaw.More
  • Feds say heroin, fentanyl remain biggest drug threat to US

    Feds say heroin, fentanyl remain biggest drug threat to US

    Friday, November 2 2018 8:03 AM EDT2018-11-02 12:03:28 GMT
    Thursday, November 8 2018 12:31 PM EST2018-11-08 17:31:33 GMT
    The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration says opioid overdose deaths hit the highest level ever recorded in the United States last year.More
    The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration says opioid overdose deaths hit the highest level ever recorded in the United States last year.More
  • ACLU objects to Hawaii retirement home assisted suicide ban

    ACLU objects to Hawaii retirement home assisted suicide ban

    Thursday, November 1 2018 7:43 PM EDT2018-11-01 23:43:10 GMT
    Thursday, November 8 2018 12:17 AM EST2018-11-08 05:17:27 GMT
    The American Civil Liberties Union is demanding that a Hawaii retirement home stop discriminating against non-Catholic residents and allow them to take advantage of the state's new medically assisted suicide law if...More
    The American Civil Liberties Union is demanding that a Hawaii retirement home stop discriminating against non-Catholic residents and allow them to take advantage of the state's new medically assisted suicide law if they wish.More
  • Most kids hurt on giant UK inflatable slide are discharged

    Most kids hurt on giant UK inflatable slide are discharged

    Sunday, November 4 2018 5:14 AM EST2018-11-04 10:14:40 GMT
    Wednesday, November 7 2018 7:48 PM EST2018-11-08 00:48:06 GMT
    British police say seven of the eight children hurt when they fell from an inflatable slide at a funfair in southern England have been discharged from hospitals.More
    British police say seven of the eight children hurt when they fell from an inflatable slide at a funfair in southern England have been discharged from hospitals.More
  • UN finds 486 million in Asia still hungry, progress stalled

    UN finds 486 million in Asia still hungry, progress stalled

    Thursday, November 1 2018 10:13 PM EDT2018-11-02 02:13:26 GMT
    Wednesday, November 7 2018 7:19 PM EST2018-11-08 00:19:59 GMT
    (AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe). In this Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018, photo, school children gather around street vendors outside their school in Bangkok, Thailand. A report by the United Nations Food and Agricultural Organization released Friday, Nov. 2,  sa...(AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe). In this Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018, photo, school children gather around street vendors outside their school in Bangkok, Thailand. A report by the United Nations Food and Agricultural Organization released Friday, Nov. 2, sa...
    A United Nations report says some 486 million people are malnourished in Asia and the Pacific and progress in alleviating hunger is stalling.More
    A United Nations report says some 486 million people are malnourished in Asia and the Pacific and progress in alleviating hunger is stalling.More
  • UK sports minister quits over delays to gambling reform

    UK sports minister quits over delays to gambling reform

    Thursday, November 1 2018 2:23 PM EDT2018-11-01 18:23:09 GMT
    Tuesday, November 6 2018 9:38 AM EST2018-11-06 14:38:11 GMT
    Britain's sports minister has resigned over what she calls an unjustifiable delay in reducing the maximum wager on gambling machines.More
    Britain's sports minister has resigned over what she calls an unjustifiable delay in reducing the maximum wager on gambling machines.More
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