By ERIK SCHELZIGAssociated Press
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Rep. Scott DesJarlais, a licensed physician, was reprimanded and fined by the Tennessee Board of Medical Examiners for having sex with patients before he was elected to Congress, according to documents released Thursday.
The Republican won re
By PAUL ELIASAssociated Press
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A federal court Tuesday struck down Arizona's ban on abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy absent a medical emergency.
The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said the law violated a woman's constitutionally protected right to terminate a
WASHINGTON (AP) - Former Navy Secretary Richard J. Danzig, who has served as a bio-warfare adviser to the president, the Pentagon, and the Department of Homeland Security, urged the government to stockpile an anti-anthrax drug while serving as a director for the company that supplied it, according
By Brenda GoodmanHealthDay Reporter
FRIDAY, May 17 (HealthDay News) -- There are apps that turn your smartphone into a metal detector, a musical instrument and a GPS system, and now there's an app that may help doctors save your life if you're having a heart attack.
The app, which was
By MARYCLAIRE DALEAssociated Press
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - A Philadelphia abortion doctor convicted of killing three babies born alive at his clinic will be formally sentenced in the death of one of the babies Wednesday, along with the overdose death of a patient and hundreds of abortion law violations
By BRETT ZONGKERAssociated Press
Historians and doctors have debated for decades what medical complications caused the death of legendary Confederate fighter Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson, felled by friendly fire from his troops during the Civil War.
Shot three times while returning from scouting
SNOQUALMIE PASS, Wash. (AP) - The King County sheriff's office says a search and rescue team has located the body of a hiker who was killed in an avalanche last month at Granite Mountain near Snoqualmie Pass. Sgt. Cindi West says the team went up early Wednesday because recent
By STEVE PEOPLES, GEOFF MULVIHILL and KATIE ZEZIMAAssociated Press
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - Gov. Chris Christie, who once famously called himself "the healthiest fat guy you've ever seen," disclosed Tuesday he had secretly undergone weight-loss surgery, a major new step by the potential Republican
By LISA LEFFAssociated Press
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The California Supreme Court ruled Monday that cities and counties can ban medical marijuana dispensaries, a decision likely to further diminish the network of storefront pot shops and fuel efforts to have the state regulate the industry.
SPOKANE, Wash. - On March 27th of last year something happened to John Elsbury that no one could have ever planned. He was driving down the highway after a long day of work when he pulled off the highway to the side of the road and was soon rear ended by a semi truck. Elsbury woke up