- VA hospital: No personal info on stolen computer Updated: Apr-28-16 4:18 pm
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - Officials with a Veterans Affairs hospital in Providence say a computer was stolen out of the basement of the hospital more than a year ago, and that patients were never notified.
- Smartphone health: Apple releases software for medical apps Updated: Apr-28-16 4:22 am
CUPERTINO, California - Apple is edging its way a little further into health care with the release of new iPhone apps that patients can use to manage their own medical conditions - from diabetes to pregnancy and even depression.
- Breast implants, tummy tucks funded by identity theft Updated: Apr-26-16 7:41 am
ORLANDO, Florida - When some central Florida women wanted plastic surgery they couldn't afford, police say they turned to a 28-year-old woman who used stolen IDs to cover the expenses.
- Nokia to buy France's Withings in $190 million deal Updated: Apr-26-16 7:27 am
HELSINKI - In a move to speed its entry into digital health products, Nokia says it plans to acquire the French consumer electronics company Withings S.A., in a 170 million-euro ($191 million) deal.
- Health Department's new chief known for innovation Updated: Apr-24-16 3:01 am
DAYTONA BEACH, Florida - As a graduate student working as a senior clerk in the Suffolk County Health Department, Patricia Boswell caught a glimpse into the world of public health.
- Mind. Blown. Brain-controlled drone race pushes future tech Updated: Apr-22-16 2:31 pm
GAINESVILLE, Florida - Wearing black headsets with tentacle-like sensors stretched over their foreheads, the competitors stare at cubes floating on computer screens as their small white drones prepare for takeoff.
- Healthcare data company bringing 300 jobs to Greenville Updated: Apr-22-16 12:41 pm
GREENVILLE, South Carolina - A company that develops technology applications for the health care industry is locating in Greenville, expecting to invest about $3 million and create 300 jobs.
- $3M helps boost U. of Michigan research commercialization Updated: Apr-22-16 5:42 am
ANN ARBOR, Michigan - A $3 million gift is helping the University of Michigan start a fund to help bring potential developments in the engineering and medical research fields to market.
- University of Kentucky alumnus, wife give $7M gift Updated: Apr-19-16 3:43 am
LEXINGTON, Kentucky - A University of Kentucky alumnus and his wife have given $7 million to rename the Department of Biomedical Engineering, adding an endowed chair and two endowed fellowships.
- Jury awards software company nearly $1 billion in damages Updated: Apr-18-16 3:34 pm
MADISON, Wisconsin - A federal jury in Wisconsin has awarded health care software firm Epic nearly $1 billion in damages in its lawsuit against an Indian firm it had accused of stealing trade secrets.
- Vermont health care providers test patient-monitoring app Updated: Apr-17-16 9:37 am
MONTPELIER, Vermont - Vermont doctors and health care providers can now monitor if their patient has entered an emergency room or been admitted to a hospital or nursing home with a new online app.
- Study: Brain implant lets paralyzed man regain use of hand Updated: Apr-13-16 1:29 pm
NEW YORK - A paralyzed 24-year-old man has regained some use of his right hand, controlling it with signals relayed from electronic sensors in his brain.
- Legislator barred from bringing oxygen tank to House chamber Updated: Apr-11-16 1:09 pm
UNITY, New Hampshire - An 80-year-old New Hampshire legislator with a lung problem has been told not to bring his portable oxygen concentrator with him to the Statehouse because it creates a safety hazard.
- Recent editorials published in Nebraska newspapers Updated: Apr-11-16 10:01 am
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- AP NewsBreak: MLB approves wearable technology Updated: Apr-05-16 9:13 pm
NEW YORK - Wearable technology is coming to Major League Baseball.
- Clarification: Hospital Hacking story Updated: Apr-02-16 3:53 pm
BALTIMORE - In a story April 1, The Associated Press reported that MedStar Health's computer systems were 90 percent restored following a cyberattack. The story should have made clear that the information came from a corporate statement emailed to The Associated Press by a MedStar spokeswoman, rather than from a statement made by the spokeswoman herself.
- St. Louis Zoo probes cause of tourist train accident Updated: Apr-02-16 12:19 pm
ST. LOUIS - St. Louis Zoo officials say no visitors were injured when one of the site's tourist trains hit a parked one from behind, sending an engineer to the hospital as a precaution.
- Pre-term babies have a better chance at survival today Updated: Apr-02-16 12:19 pm
COLUMBIA, Missouri - At age 11, A'Taliya Bass has already started to write her first book. She calls it "Forget the Looks," a collection of her thoughts about inclusion and acceptance.
- FDA: small risk of implant malfunction from medical scans Updated: Apr-01-16 2:55 pm
WASHINGTON - Patients with pacemakers, drug pumps and other medical devices face a very small risk of electrical malfunction when undergoing medical scanning, but it shouldn't stop them from getting necessary care, according to health regulators.
- Michigan cancer survivor smashes 3-D-printed tumor replica Updated: Mar-30-16 8:40 pm
DETROIT - A Michigan pancreatic cancer survivor has exacted some revenge.