- Study says many lung cancer tumors prove harmless Updated: Dec-09-13 4:39 pm
- Some Utah clinics not offering HPV vaccine Updated: Dec-09-13 4:38 pm
- Princeton starts mass meningitis B vaccinations Updated: Dec-09-13 2:56 pm
- Syrian army captures key town Updated: Dec-09-13 2:55 pm
- CWD found again in southwestern ND hunting unit Updated: Dec-09-13 2:08 pm
- Health Dept.: flu yet to reach Vt, but it's coming Updated: Dec-09-13 11:51 am
- Fremont couple weather health problems together Updated: Dec-08-13 2:07 pm
- Grand Forks TB outbreak appears to be waning Updated: Dec-08-13 7:05 am
- Susan Boyle says Asperger's diagnosis was a relief Updated: Dec-08-13 6:37 am
- Campaign to help people with hearing, vision loss Updated: Dec-08-13 5:20 am
- Disease kills hundreds of seabirds in Alaska Updated: Dec-07-13 8:29 pm
- Gene therapy scores big wins against blood cancers Updated: Dec-07-13 8:14 pm
- Lawmaker urging tougher law for heroin dealing Updated: Dec-07-13 11:36 am
- Madrid's Bale has flu, to miss Copa del Rey opener Updated: Dec-07-13 8:05 am
- Iowa DNR monitors deer for chronic wasting disease Updated: Dec-07-13 5:09 am
- Prison officer aims to right wrong in 1893 death Updated: Dec-07-13 4:14 am
- CDC: Water at Marine base linked to birth defects Updated: Dec-06-13 8:46 pm
- Ohio Amish girl won't be forced to renew chemo Updated: Dec-06-13 8:23 pm
- Third HIV case spurs another pornography moratorium Updated: Dec-06-13 7:53 pm
- FDA approves breakthrough hepatitis C drug Updated: Dec-06-13 5:53 pm
- Maine cancer study group makes recommendations Updated: Dec-06-13 5:16 pm
- Ex-executive indicted in Texas cancer fund scandal Updated: Dec-06-13 4:10 pm
- NC health officials confirm salmonella from event Updated: Dec-06-13 3:20 pm
- FDA approves first drug for rare erection disorder Updated: Dec-06-13 2:35 pm
- Peanut butter plant can resume limited operations Updated: Dec-06-13 2:34 pm
CHICAGO - Harmless lung cancer? A provocative study found that nearly 1 in 5 lung tumors detected on CT scans are probably so slow-growing that they would never cause problems.
SALT LAKE CITY - The public health director for five southwest Utah counties says the department's clinics do not offer the vaccine for the human papillomavirus, or HPV, because of high costs and low demand.
PRINCETON, New Jersey - Princeton University has begun vaccinating nearly 6,000 students to try to stop an outbreak of type B meningitis in an unusual federal government-endorsed administration of a drug not generally approved for use in the United States.
DAMASCUS, Syria - Syrian troops seized a key opposition-held town Monday along a major north-south highway critical for transporting the government's chemical weapons stocks to a port where they could be shipped out for destruction by the international community.
BISMARCK, North Dakota - A fourth mule deer in five years from southwestern North Dakota has tested positive for chronic wasting disease, but state wildlife officials do not believe it is an indication that the disease is spreading.
BURLINGTON, Vermont - The Vermont Health Department says no cases of influenza have been reported in the state so far this season, but it's on its way.
FREMONT, Nebraska - There is little doubt that heroes enter our lives daily - the firefighter that runs into the burning building, the police officer who chases down the criminal.
GRAND FORKS, North Dakota - A tuberculosis outbreak in Grand Forks appears to be waning, and health officials hope patients will be done with treatment in the spring.
LONDON - Singer Susan Boyle says she has been diagnosed with Asperger's syndrome, a form of autism - and feels relief at finally having the right label for her condition.
PIERRE, South Dakota - This new federal program promises to help South Dakotans with combined loss of hearing and vision better connect with family, friends and community.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - A disease has killed hundreds of seabirds on an island in the Bering Sea - the first documented outbreak in the state.
In one of the biggest advances against leukemia and other blood cancers in many years, doctors are reporting unprecedented success by using gene therapy to transform patients' blood cells into soldiers that seek and destroy cancer.
BURLINGTON, Kentucky - A northern Kentucky legislator is calling for tougher jail penalties for heroin dealing, but treatment advocates argued that harsher criminal punishments don't help with the problem of addiction.
MADRID - Real Madrid says forward Gareth Bale has the flu and will miss the team's Copa del Rey opener at third-division Olimpic Xativa on Saturday.
DES MOINES, Iowa - Iowa officials will continue to monitor deer samples for any signs of chronic wasting disease in the wild herd.
JACKSON, Michigan - A Michigan Department of Corrections officer is seeking national recognition for a 19th century prison guard fatally poisoned by an inmate who was pardoned decades later.
RALEIGH, North Carolina - A long-awaited study by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows a link between tainted tap water at a U.S. Marine Corps base in North Carolina and increased risk of serious birth defects and childhood cancers.
TOLEDO, Ohio - A court-appointed guardian is dropping her attempt to force an 11-year-old Amish girl with leukemia to resume chemotherapy after she and her parents fled their home to avoid treatment.
LOS ANGELES - The advocacy group for the adult film industry has called for another moratorium on filming after an actor tested positive for HIV for the third time this year
WASHINGTON - Federal health officials have approved a highly anticipated hepatitis C drug from Gilead Sciences Inc. that is expected to offer a faster, more palatable cure to millions of people infected with the liver-destroying virus.
AUGUSTA, Maine - A Maine panel that's been studying how the state can help lower rates of cancer says lawmakers should examine how to increase funding for tobacco and obesity prevention among other efforts.
AUSTIN, Texas - A former top executive of Texas' $3 billion cancer-fighting effort was indicted over an improperly awarded $11 million taxpayer-funded grant that plunged the state agency into turmoil, prosecutors said Friday.
SHELBY, North Carolina - State health officials confirm that salmonella sickened more than 100 people who ate at a Cleveland County church barbecue in September.
WASHINGTON - The Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved the first drug to treat an unusual condition that causes painful, curved erections in men.
PORTALES, New Mexico - A bankruptcy judge is allowing an eastern New Mexico peanut butter plant involved in a nationwide salmonella outbreak last year to resume limited operations.