Health

  • AP WAS THERE: Probable cause of AIDS found

    WASHINGTON (AP) — EDITOR'S NOTE: In 1981, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported the first cases of a rare pneumonia that had sickened five Los Angeles gay men. The AIDS epidemic had begun.

    Associated Press
  • Oregon panel recommends moving to federal exchange

    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Oregon, once expected to be a national leader in the federal health care overhaul, on Thursday moved to become the first state to dump its troubled online health exchange and use the federal marketplace instead.

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  • FDA Proposes E-Cigarette Regulation For the First Time

    The Food and Drug Administration today proposed a new set of rules that will make selling e-cigarettes to minors illegal, regulating the $2 billion industry for the first time. The public has 75 days to comment on the proposed rules, which would require e-cigarette manufacturers to report…

    The Atlantic Wire
  • Chicago doctor among those killed in Afghanistan

    CHICAGO (AP) — From Chicago to Afghanistan, Dr. Jerry Umanos dedicated his service to poor children.

    Associated Press36 mins ago
  • [video] Biogen barreling down on Alzheimer's

    CNBC's Meg Tirrell speaks with George Scangos, Biogen Idec CEO, about the drug maker's fight against MS and Alzheimer's. Scangos also comments on Valeant's bid for Alllergan.

    CNBC
  • J&J: Business doing well on new product approvals

    Johnson & Johnson CEO Alex Gorsky said Thursday that all three of its business segments are doing well and made significant medical advances last year. Gorsky told about 1,650 shareholders at J&J's annual ...

    Associated Press
  • [video] The App for the Quantified Baby

    Baby Bundle, a new app, aims to place all the information that new parents need for the first 24 months of parenthood. Will it be enough to soothe new parents? Dr. Jennifer Trachtenberg, Baby Bundle co-founder, ...

    MarketWatch
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    Three U.S. Doctors Killed by Afghan Security

    Three doctors identified as U.S. citizens were killed in Thursday by Afghan security guards at the American-owned CURE Hospital in Kabul. Hospital officials asked for prayers and support for the affected families. (April 24)

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  • Sleep-Aid Takes America by Storm

    Discover a safe, natural sleep-aid that is helping people of all ages get the best sleep of their life.

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  • Fighting Test Stress: A Survival Guide to SAT Prep

    Here are several ways to keep stress from undermining your test performance

    BusinessWeek
  • [video] One Medical reinvents the doctor visit

    We know the health care system is broken systematically, says Dr. Tom Lee, One Medical Group CEO explaining how his disruptive primary care practice aims to fix patient care.

    CNBC
  • The Other Stealthy ObamaCare Menace

    The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation exists to impose price controls and limit payments to providers.

    The Wall Street Journal
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    American killed in Afghanistan remembered as "loving, caring physician"

    A Chicago hospital is in mourning after one of its doctors is killed while working at a Kabul hospital, along with two other Americans. Rough cut (no reporter narration).

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  • Brazil investigates possible mad cow case

    Brazil is investigating a potential case of atypical mad cow disease, the agriculture ministry said on Thursday, just over a year after several countries banned Brazilian beef imports when a similar case of the disease was confirmed. Laboratory tests are under way and atypical bovine spongiform…

    Reuters
  • Why Are Docs Giving Kids Codeine?

    Hundreds of thousands of kids were given codeine during ER visits from 2001 to 2010, despite warnings of its danger. It’s time for doctors to stop this kind of careless medicine.

    The Daily Beast
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  • Wife of US Doctor Slain in Afghan Hospital Forgives Gunman

    American doctor Jerry Umanos who was killed in a Kabul hospital today had given up his Chicago practice to spend the last nine years caring for children in Afghanistan.

    ABC News
  • Two 10-year-olds caught selling grandparents' pot at Colorado school

    By Keith Coffman DENVER (Reuters) - Two 10-year-old boys in Colorado were caught selling and swapping marijuana that they pilfered from their grandparents' supplies of legally purchased pot in separate incidents at the same school, a district official said on Wednesday. John Gates, director of…

    Reuters
  • American kids are more likely to be medicated for behavioral problems if they're in poor or military families

    An estimated 7.5 percent of American children age 6-17 were prescribed drugs to treat behavioral and emotional difficulties in 2011, according to a CDC report published today. Furthermore, the CDC reports that nearly 8 percent of children whose parents are members of the US military and 9.2 percent…

    The Verge
  • King bids to reassure Saudis as MERS deaths hit 85

    King Abdullah was in the Saudi commercial hub of Jeddah on Thursday in a bid to reassure a worried public as the death toll from the MERS virus hit 85. The Red Sea city has seen a spate of cases among health staff in recent weeks that have sparked fears that the virus has mutated to make it more…

    AFP
  • Can Herbalife cure a brain tumor? ABC investigates

    Nearly 600 independent distributors of Herbalife were disciplined last year for making medical claims when selling the firm's products, ABC News reports.

    CNBC
  • Ducks' Robidas won't need surgery on broken leg

    Anaheim Ducks defenseman Stephane Robidas is ready for another long rehab after breaking his right leg again. ''It's going to be lots of hours in the gym to get the strength back,'' Robidas said during Game 4 on Wednesday night. It's almost like I can do my own rehab.'' Robidas was hurt early in…

    The Associated Press
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