- Jamaica anti-doping agency starts collecting blood samples Updated: Jun-29-15 5:16 pm
KINGSTON, Jamaica - Jamaica's anti-doping agency announced Monday that it has started collecting blood samples to test athletes on the Caribbean island that produces the world's dominant sprinters.
- Blood-testing company asks court to set procedures for sale Updated: Jun-29-15 1:15 pm
RICHMOND, Virginia - Blood-testing company Health Diagnostic Laboratory Inc. has asked a bankruptcy court to set procedures for a sale.
- At-risk North Dakotans urged to get HIV testing Updated: Jun-28-15 10:26 am
BISMARCK, North Dakota - North Dakota health officials are urging people at risk for HIV and AIDS to get tested.
- Vegas-area health district offering clinics for HIV testing Updated: Jun-27-15 8:08 am
LAS VEGAS - The Southern Nevada Health District and partners are marking the 20th anniversary of National HIV Testing Day with free and confidential HIV testing on Saturday at three Las Vegas clinics.
- Jury awards patient $500k after anesthesiologist mocked him Updated: Jun-24-15 5:25 pm
RESTON, Virginia - From the moment he went under, the wisecracks began.
- Free HIV testing offered in Chicago pharmacies Updated: Jun-24-15 4:06 am
CHICAGO - Walgreens pharmacies in more than a dozen Chicago locations plan to offer free HIV testing this week.
- First set of Portsmouth tests show elevated chemical levels Updated: Jun-17-15 8:22 pm
PORTSMOUTH, New Hampshire - A sample of people exposed to a contaminated well in Portsmouth had, on average, more potentially harmful chemicals in their blood than the U.S. population as a whole, but less than others who were similarly exposed elsewhere, according to preliminary test results released Wednesday.
- New system changes way HIV patients getting medication Updated: Jun-16-15 10:29 am
MONTGOMERY, Alabama - Six months ago, Medical AIDS Outreach's Montgomery clinic needed an entire room to store prescription medications for its hundreds of patients.
- Indiana woman sues over township over urine sample rule Updated: Jun-12-15 4:40 pm
INDIANAPOLIS - A southwestern Indiana woman is suing a township trustee's office, alleging that she was denied government assistance because her disabilities prevented her from providing a required urine sample for a drug screening test.
- Illinois doctors group wants Rauner to veto hepatitis C bill Updated: Jun-04-15 3:42 pm
CHICAGO - With three out of four Americans who are infected unaware they have hepatitis C, Illinois lawmakers last month approved a measure to fight what's been called a silent epidemic.
- NC to retest wells after homeowners told water safe to drink Updated: Jun-04-15 11:12 am
RALEIGH, North Carolina - North Carolina officials say they will retest seven residential wells near Duke Energy coal ash dumps for contamination after homeowners were prematurely assured their water is safe to drink.
- 'Battlefield MRI' in the works Updated: Jun-04-15 5:06 am
LOS ALAMOS, New Mexico - Ka-boom. An improvised explosive device goes off in one of the world's many distant battlefields. A soldier may suffer a head or brain injury, but a key to diagnosing soft-tissue damage - a magnetic imaging resonance machine, or MRI - is huge and expensive, and often a long way away.
- Expert panel: Mammograms are most worth it for women 50-69 Updated: Jun-03-15 5:19 pm
A new, international panel of experts has studied the most recent evidence on mammograms to screen for breast cancer and says they do the most good for women in their 50s and 60s.