By MATTHEW PERRONEAP Health Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - Government health experts said Thursday there are few reasons to continue using metal-on-metal hip implants, amid growing evidence that the devices can break down early and expose patients to dangerous metallic particles
By MEGHAN BARRAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - The official start of summer brought temperatures in the high 90s to the Eastern Seaboard on Wednesday, setting records in some spots and getting awfully close in others, with people wilting at graduation ceremonies, students trying
By CARLA K. JOHNSONAP Medical Writer
CHICAGO (AP) - A Chicago man filed a federal lawsuit Monday claiming an Illinois jail prevented him from taking his prescribed HIV medications for a week, harming his health and violating his constitutional rights.
By COLLEEN BARRYAP Business Writer
MILAN (AP) - World stock markets rebounded Friday on anticipation that central banks will act to keep any political instability in Greece following weekend elections from destabilizing the global economy.
Uncertainty ahead of
WASHINGTON (AP) - The first vaccine that protects children as young as six weeks against two potentially deadly bacterial infections has won approval from U.S. health regulators.
The Food and Drug Administration approved Menhibrix, a combination vaccine for
By Joyce Eng,
Tommy Chong is battling prostate cancer, he announced on CNN.Chong, one-half of the Cheech and Chong duo, told Don Lemon that he was diagnosed about a month ago, but he's had the cancer -- a "slow Stage 1" -- for "a long time." The 74-year-old has been treating it with
By Kate Stanhope,
Sheryl Crow revealed in a recent interview that doctors discovered that she had a benign brain tumor late last year.
"I worried about my memory so much that I went and got an MRI. And I found out I have a brain tumor," Crow told The Las Vegas Review-Journal.
By TAMARA LUSH and VICKI SMITHAssociated Press
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - First came Miami: the case of a naked man eating most of another man's face. Then Maryland, a college student telling police he killed a man, then ate his heart and part of his brain.
It was different in New Jersey, where a man
By Adam Bryant,
House, a risky, challenging and altogether different kind of medical drama, premiered on November 16, 2004, and turned the genre on its head with a true antihero lead: a doctor who has overt disdain for his patients -- and people in general. But thanks to compelling writing
By Trevor MoggProvided by
Source: KCTV (with video available)
Words With Friends, the Scrabble-like word game played on smartphones by millions of people around the world, may get famous actors thrown off planes, but the good news is that it also saves lives.
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