- Police: Mother lied about home invasion, assault Updated: Dec-12-13 7:14 pm
- Legal weed sales will be spotty in Colorado Updated: Dec-12-13 6:19 pm
- Experimental diabetes drug makes comeback Updated: Dec-12-13 6:04 pm
- Medical test surprises: What should you be told? Updated: Dec-12-13 3:30 pm
- 28 states ask FDA to rethink painkiller approval Updated: Dec-12-13 1:11 pm
- Exercise helps women tolerate breast cancer drugs Updated: Dec-12-13 11:50 am
- Woman gets new face in Poland's 2nd transplant Updated: Dec-12-13 6:13 am
- Milwaukee mayor undergoes angioplasty Updated: Dec-11-13 6:14 pm
- Teen amasses toys for other Ohio hospital patients Updated: Dec-11-13 5:51 pm
- Oregon marijuana dispensary rules expected in Jan. Updated: Dec-11-13 5:38 pm
- FDA approves first generic versions of Cymbalta Updated: Dec-11-13 5:31 pm
- Fresno County supervisors move to ban pot gardens Updated: Dec-11-13 5:31 pm
- FDA takes steps to phase out antibiotics in meat Updated: Dec-11-13 3:16 pm
- Studies: Some cancer treatments can be skipped Updated: Dec-11-13 2:07 pm
- Nebraska attorney general diagnosed with cancer Updated: Dec-11-13 1:17 pm
- UK says cure or drug for dementia possible by 2025 Updated: Dec-11-13 11:20 am
- Therapy dogs help students at some Texas schools Updated: Dec-11-13 10:41 am
- Jury awards $50M after test misses birth defect Updated: Dec-10-13 5:48 pm
- Court: Exec guilty over faulty French implants Updated: Dec-10-13 3:20 pm
- Mo. student punished for pregnancy settles claim Updated: Dec-10-13 2:47 pm
- C. Ind. mayor dies after suffering liver cancer Updated: Dec-10-13 1:41 pm
- 2 Haitians helped with surgeries in Kansas Updated: Dec-10-13 11:21 am
- Pot doctor says he didn't get a fair trial Updated: Dec-10-13 10:16 am
- Hospital surveys help improve patient experience Updated: Dec-10-13 9:22 am
- Study says many lung cancer tumors prove harmless Updated: Dec-09-13 4:39 pm
DECATUR, Georgia - DeKalb County police say a woman lied to them about a home invasion in which her 6-year-old daughter was supposedly assaulted.
DENVER - Legal marijuana sales in Colorado are set to start on Jan. 1, or so the law says. Knowing when the recreational pot shops will actually open, however, is anyone's guess.
WASHINGTON - A panel of federal health advisers has overwhelmingly backed the benefits of an experimental diabetes drug that uses a new method to reduce blood sugar, setting aside previous concerns about the pill's safety.
WASHINGTON - It's a growing side effect of modern medicine: A test for one condition turns up something completely unrelated. It might be a real danger, or an anxiety-provoking false alarm.
WASHINGTON - More than two dozen state prosecutors are asking the Food and Drug Administration to reconsider its approval of a powerful new painkiller called Zohydro, saying that the narcotic pill could add to the national epidemic of prescription drug abuse.
SAN ANTONIO - Exercise might help women beat breast cancer. Researchers found it can ease the achy joints and muscle pain that lead many patients to quit taking medicines that treat the disease and lower the risk of a recurrence.
WARSAW, Poland - A 26-year-old woman disfigured by a tumor has received a new face in Poland's second such transplant.
MILWAUKEE - Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett says he feels fine after undergoing an angioplasty to unblock two heart vessels.
CINCINNATI - Savannah Day hasn't had time to worry about her brain surgery this week at a Cincinnati children's hospital or that she won't be home for Christmas. She has been too busy collecting more than 4,000 toys for other children spending their holiday at the hospital.
SALEM, Oregon - Officials at the Oregon Health Authority will have to decide soon whether medical marijuana cardholders should be allowed to use the drug at dispensaries that will become legal next year under a new state law.
WASHINGTON - The Food and Drug Administration has approved the first generic versions of the blockbuster antidepressant Cymbalta, offering lower-cost access to one of the most widely prescribed treatments for depression, anxiety and other disorders.
FRESNO, California - Fresno County supervisors took an initial step toward banning marijuana cultivation countywide, a move cannabis activists say violates California's medical marijuana laws.
WASHINGTON - Citing a potential threat to public health, the Food and Drug Administration is taking steps toward phasing out the use of some antibiotics in animals processed for meat.
SAN ANTONIO - Tens of thousands of women each year might be able to skip at least some of the grueling treatments for breast cancer - which can include surgery, heavy chemo and radiation - without greatly harming their odds of survival, new research suggests.
LINCOLN, Nebraska - Nebraska Attorney General Jon Bruning disclosed Wednesday that he has been diagnosed with colon cancer, but he said he was optimistic that a surgery scheduled for Thursday would remove the cancer.
LONDON - British Prime Minister David Cameron says he hopes to kick-start an international effort to find a cure or effective treatment for dementia by 2025.
COLLEGE STATION, Texas - Friendly therapy dogs have helped some university students in Texas reduce stress as they prepare for finals before the winter holiday break.
SEATTLE - Lawyers say a King County jury has awarded $50 million to a Burien couple whose son was born with profound mental and physical disabilities after a hospital and lab failed to detect his genetic abnormalities.
MARSEILLE, France - A disgraced French businessman was convicted of fraud and sentenced to four years in prison on Tuesday for filling tens of thousands of breast implants with industrial grade silicone. But he left the courthouse freely after lodging an appeal, and thousands of women will have to wait longer to discover if they will receive damages.
ST. LOUIS - Attorneys for a woman who filed a legal complaint against a Chesterfield chiropractic college say the school has agreed to rescind two failing grades she received while recovering from difficult childbirth.
GREENFIELD, Indiana - The mayor of a central Indiana city has died just days after his family said he had ended treatment for a recurrence of liver cancer and was in home hospice care.
GALENA, Kansas - Beatrice Massier and Esther Julnide lined up their walkers Monday afternoon for a footrace of sorts.
FORT COLLINS, Colorado - A Loveland doctor arrested after he recommended medical marijuana for an undercover officer says he did not get a fair trial.
FRANKLIN, Indiana - TV commercials and billboards are part of how local hospitals work to attract patients, but the facilities also are striving to bring back the patients who gave them a try.
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.