- Probationer found with bottle of urine to beat drug test Updated: May-01-15 10:43 am
LUFKIN, Texas - An East Texas man already on probation is jailed after his probation officer discovered he had a shampoo bottle filled with urine taped to his genitals in an attempt to falsify a drug screening test.
- Genetic testing moves into world of employee health Updated: Apr-28-15 8:41 pm
Your employer may one day help determine if your genes are why your jeans have become too snug.
- HIV patients today 'can live long, healthy lives' Updated: Apr-26-15 4:06 pm
TERRE HAUTE, Indiana - Treatment of HIV positive patients has come a long way since the early 1980s, when it was considered a death sentence.
- Judge orders Kansas sperm donor to undergo genetic testing Updated: Apr-25-15 5:40 pm
TOPEKA, Kansas - A Kansas judge has ordered genetic testing to determine whether a man who donated sperm to a lesbian couple is the biological father of a 5-year-old girl born to one of the women.
- Task force: Mammograms in 40s a choice, but don't skip at 50 Updated: Apr-20-15 5:03 pm
WASHINGTON - Women should get a mammogram every two years starting at age 50 - and while routine screening brings little benefit in the 40s, beginning it that early should be a personal choice, a government task force said Monday.
- Cancer diagnosis prompts sisters to have preventive surgery Updated: Apr-19-15 9:50 am
NEW BEDFORD, Massachusetts - Dulce Noonan's cancer diagnosis may have saved her sister's life.
- NBA players to be tested for HGH starting next season Updated: Apr-16-15 3:51 pm
NEW YORK - NBA players will be blood tested for human growth hormone beginning next season.
- Vermont looks at new police tool: a saliva test for drugs Updated: Apr-15-15 11:47 am
MONTPELIER, Vermont - A Vermont House committee is considering legislation allowing police to use a roadside saliva test to check for the presence of marijuana and other drugs in a driver's system.
- Johns Hopkins using equipment on new patients - pets Updated: Apr-08-15 9:31 am
BALTIMORE - Unconscious and with furry yellow paws in the air, Otter was guided into the MRI machine.
- Health Department to test some ASU students for TB Updated: Apr-07-15 7:47 pm
MONTGOMERY, Alabama - State health officials will begin testing Alabama State University students who might have been exposed to tuberculosis.
- Study: Breast cancer overtreatment costs US $4B a year Updated: Apr-06-15 4:04 pm
WASHINGTON - Sharpening a medical debate about the costs and benefits of cancer screening, a new report estimates that the U.S. spends $4 billion a year on unnecessary medical costs due to mammograms that generate false alarms, and on treatment of certain breast tumors unlikely to cause problems.