- 7 Dead in Blast at Mexico Children's Hospital
Mexico City mayor says 30 percent of hospital has collapsed.
- How Tom Brady's Cold Could Affect the Super Bowl
Will the Patriots quarterback be over his cold in time for the big game?
- Twin Dilemma: Father Can Only Donate to One Child, Seeks Donor
Twins both need liver transplants.
- Girl Dies After Catching the Flu, Even After Getting Vaccine
Kiera Driscoll got a flu shot but caught the virus anyway.
- Over-the-Counter Medicines Linked to Dementia
Ingredient in common over-the-counter medications such as Benadryl linked to dementia, study shows.
- How Doctors and Parents May Be Contributing to the Rise of Measles
With at least 64 confirmed cases of measles this month, the disease seems on pace to have its worst year in nearly two decades.
- Radiologist Finds SpongeBob SquarePants in Child's X-Ray
A doctor in Saudi Arabia was astounded to find cartoon icon "SpongeBob SquarePants" in a child's x-ray.
- California Declares Electronic Cigarettes a Health Threat
California health officer urges tobacco-like regulation.
- Amazing Stories From Moms Who Delivered Blizzard Babies
These New England babies just couldn't wait for the snow plows.
- Super Bowl Parties Hike Calorie Counts
The average American eats 2400 calories at a game day party.
- Why sleep apnea shouldn't be ignored
Snoring can be more than an annoyance to anyone else in the room; it can also be a symptom of a serious health condition. Here's what you should know.
- 79 confirmed cases in California
- American Ebola survivor's journal: Back in Africa
- Mom: Family that refused vaccination put my baby in quarantine
- Not for the faint of hearties: Blackbeard's medical devices
- WHO: New Ebola cases drop to lowest level in 7 months
- Medicare patients could see better care
- Details about Joan Rivers' death emerge
- Cure for high-cost health care may be 8,600 miles away
- Sitting will kill you, even if you exercise
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- Brain inflammation linked to clinical depression, study finds
Brain inflammation may be a marker for clinical depression, suggests a small study by Canadian researchers.
- Young adults say they see e-cigs as safe, fun technology
Many young adults are enthusiastically “vaping” e-cigarettes, drawn by the nifty technology, tasty flavors and their own physical sense that the devices are doing them no harm, according to new research.
- Super Bowl outcome depends on players’ biological clocks, study suggests
America’s biggest game this weekend has sports fans agonizing over which team will take home the title of Super Bowl champion. One new study suggests the deciding factor has nothing to do with the hype, but how the timing of the game aligns with the internal biological clocks of the athletes.
- Sun protection app works, if people use it
Want to keep your skin wrinkle free and reduce your risk of skin cancer? A smartphone app can help, according to a pair of new studies.
- Fans with team in Super Bowl at increased risk of flu death, study finds
A new study that links having a local team in the Super Bowl to an increase in influenza deaths may have some fans in New England and Seattle making last-minute adjustments to their game day plans on Sunday.
- Money, not marriage, makes parents better
When it comes to good parenting, having money matters more than being married, a new study concludes
- Medical aid group MSF has pulled out of parts of Sudan
Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) has pulled out of some conflict-hit parts of Sudan due to a lack of cooperation from authorities, the medical charity said on Thursday, as the country suffers increasing violence.
- CDC installing cameras in labs in agency-wide safety push
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has introduced camera monitoring of workers in its highest-level biosafety laboratories as it seeks to restore public faith in its procedures after a series of mishaps, agency officials tell Reuters.
- The Ebola virus is mutating, scientists say
The Ebola virus is mutating "quite a lot," according to scientists tracking the outbreak in West Africa—but the tough part is telling just what it is mutating into.
- Punishment doesn't work the same way on psychopaths
Psychopaths just don't grasp punishment the way normal people do.
- CDC Reports 84 Measles Cases in January
Measles is off to a busy start in the U.S. this year, with 84 cases reported as of Jan. 28, exceeding some recent yearly totals, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Thursday.
- Up to Six Million Households Facing Health Insurance Penalty
As many as six million households may have to pay a penalty for not having had health insurance coverage last year as required under the Affordable Care Act. The fine for not carrying insurance in 2014 is $95 per adult, or 1% of family income, whichever is greater.
- AstraZeneca to Harness Benefits of Genome-Editing Technology
AstraZeneca has unveiled agreements that should enable the U.K. pharmaceutical company to tap into a promising, nascent gene technology aimed at making drugs more precise.
- Ebola Outbreak on Decline, WHO Says
The Ebola outbreak that has ravaged parts of West Africa is on the decline, according to the World Health Organization.
- California Declares Electronic Cigarettes a Health Threat
California plans to launch a statewide campaign warning citizens about the health risks of electronic cigarettes.
- FDA Tightens Defibrillator Rules
The Food and Drug Administration issued a final order requiring makers of emergency defibrillators to undergo heightened scrutiny because some of their devices didn’t work properly when paramedics needed to use them.
- EU Approves Novartis-Glaxo Deals
The drug giants won European Union regulatory approval for a complicated series of deals worth more than $20 billion that will focus Novartis’ scope and turn Glaxo into a vaccines-and-consumer-drug powerhouse.
- Roche Sees Profit, Sales Increasing
Roche posted a 16% drop in annual profit as the Swiss drug maker booked large impairments and restructured its debt, but the company expects sales and profit to increase this year.
- Indiana to Expand Medicaid Coverage
Indiana Republican Gov. Mike Pence is moving ahead to extend Medicaid coverage to hundreds of thousands of Hoosiers under the federal health law after securing a key concession from the Obama administration.
- White House Proposes Doubling Antibiotic Funding
The White House is proposing to spend more than $1.2 billion to develop new antibiotics and preserve existing ones as widespread overuse threatens effectiveness.