- FDA OKs first-ever DNA alternative to Pap smear Updated: Apr-24-14 6:09 pm
- Bearded dragons seen as salmonella source Updated: Apr-24-14 4:29 pm
- Missouri House passes cannabis extract legislation Updated: Apr-24-14 4:23 pm
- Mexico food labeling rules draw fire on sugar Updated: Apr-24-14 4:10 pm
- NM board adds Alzheimer's as qualifying condition Updated: Apr-24-14 4:07 pm
- Iowa Senate passes marijuana oil legalization bill Updated: Apr-24-14 3:40 pm
- Disease attacking bats is on the move Updated: Apr-24-14 1:25 pm
- Measles off to a fast start, as cases trend up Updated: Apr-24-14 1:18 pm
- Saudi Arabia reports pilgrim infected with MERS Updated: Apr-24-14 12:23 pm
- Elkhart woman recovering from fungal meningitis Updated: Apr-24-14 10:32 am
- Cancer camp for children finds summer home Updated: Apr-24-14 7:31 am
- Better Business Bureau: Charity kept most proceeds Updated: Apr-24-14 6:14 am
- NY teachers union raises $1.2M for cancer research Updated: Apr-24-14 3:05 am
- Senate renews effort to legalize medical marijuana Updated: Apr-23-14 8:19 pm
- Feds: RI couple sold unapproved cancer remedies Updated: Apr-23-14 6:53 pm
- Hepatitis C victim in dental scare writes of fears Updated: Apr-23-14 4:22 pm
- Suarez to make Nationwide debut at Richmond Updated: Apr-23-14 4:07 pm
- Michigan man among 1st in US to get 'bionic eye' Updated: Apr-23-14 2:47 pm
- Infectious TB patient jailed in central Illinois Updated: Apr-23-14 1:56 pm
- Texas quarantine expanded for citrus disease Updated: Apr-23-14 1:53 pm
- AP WAS THERE: Probable cause of AIDS found Updated: Apr-23-14 1:19 pm
- Labor Dept. cuts levels of allowable coal dust Updated: Apr-23-14 12:16 pm
- Puzzling rare birth defects in Eastern Washington Updated: Apr-23-14 11:49 am
- Florida university opens TB lab in Haiti Updated: Apr-23-14 11:16 am
- 7 whooping cough cases confirmed around Helena Updated: Apr-23-14 10:46 am
WASHINGTON - Federal health regulators have cleared a genetic test from Roche as a first-choice screening option for cervical cancer. It was a role previously reserved for the Pap smear, the decades-old mainstay of women's health.
NEW YORK - Bearded dragons have joined the list of pets that can give you salmonella poisoning.
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - Missourians whose epilepsy isn't relieved by other treatments could start taking a cannabis extract under legislation approved Thursday by the state House.
MEXICO CITY - Mexico's new food labeling rules were supposed to help fight an obesity epidemic, but activists and experts said Monday they may actually encourage the public to consume high levels of sugar.
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - The list of qualifying conditions for participating in New Mexico's medical marijuana program could soon grow.
DES MOINES, Iowa - The Iowa Senate has passed a bill legalizing the use of a form of marijuana to treat chronic epilepsy.
MAMMOTH CAVE, Kentucky - A sign posted at Mammoth Cave National Park in south-central Kentucky lets visitors know if they tour the largest known cave system in the world, they will have to walk on bio-security mats immediately afterward. Shoes must be scrubbed to help contain the spread of a disease that has killed more than 6 million cave-dwelling bats in the United States.
NEW YORK - Health officials are worried about recent U.S. measles outbreaks that so far have caused more illnesses than at the same point of any year since 1996.
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia - In the past 24 hours, Saudi Arabia has reported four new deaths from a Middle East virus related to SARS and 36 more cases of infection, including a Turkish pilgrim in Mecca.
ELKHART, Indiana - Terry Trost smiles more these days.
GREAT BEND, Kansas - A camp for children with cancer will be held this summer, even after a fire closed the site where it had been held for more than 30 years.
SALT LAKE CITY - The Utah Better Business Bureau is accusing a charity of raising about half a million dollars for breast cancer patients but using less than ten percent for that purpose.
BUFFALO, New York - New York's largest teachers union says its members once again raised more than $1 million for breast cancer research last year.
DES MOINES, Iowa - A renewed effort to legalize the use of a form of marijuana to treat chronic epilepsy won bipartisan support Wednesday in the Iowa Senate.
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - Federal prosecutors in Rhode Island say a Portsmouth business, its owner and his wife have been charged with selling more than $2 million dollars of unapproved health products as cancer remedies.
TULSA, Oklahoma - A Tulsa-area man whose hepatitis C diagnosis led Oklahoma to close two dental clinics and suggest AIDS testing for 7,000 patients last year says his illness has left him depressed, embarrassed and worried about his future.
CHARLOTTE, North Carolina - Daniel Suarez has proven to be a quick learner in a race car, winning in the eighth race of last year's NASCAR's K&N Pro Series East Tour and finishing third in the final standings.
ANN ARBOR, Michigan - A degenerative eye disease slowly robbed Roger Pontz of his vision.
CHAMPAIGN, Illinois - Authorities in central Illinois have jailed a 24-year-old tuberculosis patient for disobeying a court order to stay in his home while his condition is infectious.
McALLEN, Texas - The vast majority of Texas' commercial citrus groves now reside in expanded quarantine areas aimed at slowing the spread of a disease decimating citrus around the world.
WASHINGTON - EDITOR'S NOTE: In 1981, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported the first cases of a rare pneumonia that had sickened five Los Angeles gay men. The AIDS epidemic had begun.
WASHINGTON - The Obama administration said Wednesday it is cutting the amount of coal dust allowed in coal mines in an effort to help reduce black lung disease.
YAKIMA, Washington - The state Health Department is trying to find the cause of an unusually high number of rare birth defects in south-central Washington.
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti - The University of Florida on Wednesday opened a state-of-the-art lab in Haiti to train researchers to better understand and fight tuberculosis.
HELENA, Montana - Health officials say seven cases of whooping cough have been confirmed in and around Helena.