- Hospital: Patient has chicken pox, poses no health risk Updated: Aug-02-15 12:13 am
DANVILLE, Kentucky - A Kentucky hospital locked down its emergency room for nine hours Saturday, after a patient arrived covered with sores and doctors feared a potential threat to the public's health.
- NYC health official expects more Legionnaires' disease cases Updated: Aug-01-15 9:47 pm
NEW YORK - A New York City health official says it is likely doctors will diagnose more cases of Legionnaires' disease in the Bronx in the coming days, amid an outbreak that has killed four and sickened dozens.
- Clemson pitcher Schmidt eager to bounce back from lymphoma Updated: Aug-01-15 4:47 pm
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - Clate Schmidt felt tired last winter, more tired than a 21-year-old college athlete should be.
- New Mexico confirms 1st case of plague this year Updated: Aug-01-15 1:40 pm
SANTA FE, New Mexico - State health officials say a Santa Fe County woman's death was the result of the plague.
- Clinton releases tax, medical records as emails made public Updated: Aug-01-15 3:21 am
WASHINGTON - Hillary Rodham Clinton and her husband paid close to $44 million in federal taxes since 2007 and she is in "excellent physical condition," two facts that emerged in a flood of disclosures from the campaign of the Democratic presidential candidate.
- Former linebacker with ALS helps revive Ice Bucket Challenge Updated: Aug-01-15 12:23 am
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - Over the past year, Tim Shaw has bungee-jumped off a bridge in New Zealand, visited Australia and helped drill a well in the Amazon. The former NFL linebacker also has talked with congressmen in Washington D.C. and Tennessee lawmakers.
- Connecticut sees first signs of West Nile virus this year Updated: Jul-31-15 7:58 pm
HARTFORD, Connecticut - Connecticut health officials say mosquitoes trapped in Waterford are the first in the state to test positive for West Nile virus this year.
- Salmonella outbreak that may be tied to pork grows Updated: Jul-31-15 7:33 pm
SEATTLE - The state Department of Health says the number of Salmonella cases that may be tied to pork products has grown in Washington, with at least 90 people reported to have gotten sick.
- Officials close Gray's Lake beach due to E. coli levels Updated: Jul-31-15 4:31 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa - Officials have closed the beach at a popular park near downtown Des Moines because there's elevated levels of E. coli in the water.
- Michigan panel recommends allowing marijuana for autism Updated: Jul-31-15 4:11 pm
LANSING, Michigan - Michigan would become the first state to allow medical marijuana for children with severe autism if a senior official follows the recommendation made Friday by an advisory panel.
- Outdoor enthusiasts: Wyoming excluded public in E. coli plan Updated: Jul-31-15 3:43 pm
JACKSON HOLE, Wyoming - Recreation advocates say public users were cut out of a state department's decision to downgrade water-quality standards for most small streams in Wyoming.
- Clinton's doctor says 2016 candidate in "excellent" health Updated: Jul-31-15 3:33 pm
WASHINGTON - Hillary Rodham Clinton's physician said Friday that the Democratic presidential candidate is in "excellent physical condition" and has completely recovered from the effects of a concussion she suffered in 2012.
- Ex-hospital tech charged with performing faulty cancer tests Updated: Jul-31-15 3:31 pm
HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - A former Pennsylvania hospital employee has been indicted on charges he performed flawed genetic tests on 124 late-stage cancer patients and then lied about it.
- Dominant Dallas Keuchel helps Astros climb atop the AL West Updated: Jul-31-15 3:00 pm
HOUSTON - Dallas Keuchel had scarcely more than a five o'clock shadow when he made his major league debut in 2012.
- Litvinenko widow accuses Putin of ordering husband killing Updated: Jul-31-15 12:31 pm
LONDON - Nine years after former KGB agent Alexander Litvinenko drank radioactive tea at a London hotel, an inquiry into his death ended Friday with his widow claiming President Vladimir Putin ordered the killing - and Moscow accusing Britain of politicizing the probe.
- UN Ebola mission winds down, WHO takes reins in West Africa Updated: Jul-31-15 12:17 pm
- Experimental Ebola vaccine could stop virus in West Africa Updated: Jul-31-15 11:44 am
LONDON - An experimental Ebola vaccine tested on thousands of people in Guinea seems to work and might help shut down the waning epidemic in West Africa, according to interim results from a study published Friday.
- Autism breakthrough: Animation program helps children Updated: Jul-31-15 6:15 am
CARSON CITY, Nevada - Everyone involved in treating children with autism, from the professionals to the parents to the children with autism themselves, can tell you how frustrating the treatment can be.
- Nevada investigating case of E. coli in Lovelock prison Updated: Jul-30-15 7:21 pm
LAS VEGAS - Prison officials say they're investigating one confirmed case and two suspected cases of E. coli bacteria at Lovelock Correctional Center in northern Nevada.
- Parents give daughter, 5, visual bucket list after diagnosis Updated: Jul-30-15 7:13 pm
BELLVILLE, Ohio - The parents of a 5-year-old in central Ohio have created a visual bucket list for their daughter after she was diagnosed with a condition that will eventually cause her to go blind.
- Feds says more than $13 million recovered from rogue doctor Updated: Jul-30-15 6:37 pm
DETROIT - The government says $13 million to $14 million has been recovered so far from a Detroit-area cancer doctor who gave unnecessary treatments to patients.
- Only small increase in US girls getting cervical cancer shot Updated: Jul-30-15 4:19 pm
NEW YORK - More U.S. girls are getting a controversial vaccine, but the increase last year was only slight.
- Officials: Moderate risk for West Nile virus in Boston area Updated: Jul-30-15 2:32 pm
BOSTON - State health officials have raised the West Nile virus risk level from "low" to "moderate" for Boston and 11 surrounding towns after multiple mosquitoes trapped in the area tested positive for the disease.
- Feds release updated strategy against AIDS in America Updated: Jul-30-15 2:17 pm
NEW YORK - U.S. health officials have updated their strategic plan for fighting AIDS, setting new goals for reducing infections and deaths.
- Sierra Leone faces Ebola setback; 500 under quarantine Updated: Jul-30-15 1:37 pm
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone - Authorities in Sierra Leone said Thursday they had quarantined 500 people after a man died from Ebola in an area where the deadly virus had been gone for months, in another setback for the fight against the disease.