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Wednesday February 22nd, 2017 4:56PM
Adding friendly bacteria to skin lotion wards off bad germs
Bacteria live on everyone's skin, and new research shows some friendly germs produce natural antibiotics that ward off their disease-causing cousins
2:53PM ( 1 hour ago )
Health care's future: Turning patients into savers, shoppers
Many Americans who gained health coverage through the Affordable Care Act may soon have to save for medical bills and shop for care more than they have in the past
12:02PM ( 4 hours ago )
Health law created winners and losers when buying insurance
Former President Barack Obama's health care law created winners and losers for people buying their own health insurance
3:57AM ( 12 hours ago )
Life expectancy to keep rising; S. Korean women could hit 91
A new study predicts most people born in rich countries will live longer by 2030
7:40PM ( 21 hours ago )
Court considers constitutionality of Ohio execution process
A federal appeals court plans to consider arguments over the constitutionality of Ohio's lethal injection process as the state hopes to start carrying out executions once again
6:23PM ( 22 hours ago )
Rise in premiums lays bare 2 Americas on health care
Former President Barack Obama's health care law rewrote the rules for people buying their own health insurance, creating winners and losers
5:54PM ( 22 hours ago )
Testosterone gel shows no benefit for older men's memories
Testosterone treatment did not boost older men's memory or mental function in the latest results from landmark U.S. research
4:54PM ( 23 hours ago )
Rise in premiums exposed 2 Americas on health care
Former President Barack Obama's health care law rewrote the rules for people buying their own health insurance, creating winners and losers
1:43PM ( 1 day ago )
APNewsBreak: Utah's anesthesia abortion law unenforced
Utah doctors say they haven't changed anything about the way they perform abortions at 20 weeks gestation, almost one year after the state passed a first-in-the-nation requirement that fetuses receive anesthesia or painkillers
3:46PM ( 2 days ago )
AP Health Archive
Health and Medicine
Catholic hospital denies unfair bias against transgender man
A Catholic hospital has denied it unfairly discriminated against a transgender man who sued after the hospital refused to allow a surgeon to remove the man's uterus as part of his sex transition
1:42PM ( 1 week ago )
Baby bomber: Derek Jeter's wife, Hannah, announces pregnancy
Derek Jeter's wife, Hannah, says they are expecting their first child, a girl
10:57AM ( 1 week ago )
Anti-abortion activists, counter-protesters rally around US
Anti-abortion activists emboldened by the new administration of President Donald Trump are staging rallies around the country calling for the U.S. to cut off payments to Planned Parenthood
4:57PM ( 1 week ago )
AP Health - Women's health Archive
Women's Health
Joggers in bras, panties, briefs raise money for sick kids
About 1,000 Philadelphia joggers have gone quite literally for a brief run _ a three-quarter-mile sprint in their briefs, boxers, bras and bloomers as part of a Valentine's Day-related charity event benefiting sick children
9:08PM ( 3 days ago )
AP Explains: Why there's a US surge in mumps despite vaccine
AP Explains: Why there's a US surge in mumps despite vaccine
5:05PM ( 4 days ago )
AP FACT CHECK: Trump's iffy grasp of autism research
President Donald Trump has weighed in on child autism, apparently without a complete grasp of the research
9:26AM ( 6 days ago )
AP Health - Children's Health Archive
Children's Health
Malaysia official: N.Korea leader's brother slain at airport
A Malaysian official says the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was assassinated at an airport in Kuala Lumpur, telling medical workers before he died that he had been attacked with a chemical spray
5:25PM ( 1 week ago )
Games, crafts, other activities may safeguard aging brain
New research suggests simple activities including web-surfing, playing bridge and socializing can stave off mental decline, even for those in their 70s and beyond
12:09PM ( 3 weeks ago )
Oklahoma to require restroom signs in anti-abortion effort
Oklahoma will force hospitals, nursing homes, restaurants and public schools to post signs inside public restrooms directing pregnant women where to receive services as part of an effort to reduce the number of abortions
3:57PM ( 2 months ago )
AP Health - Senior Health Archive
Senior Health
California governor to get further prostate cancer treatment
California Gov. Jerry Brown will undergo further radiation treatment for prostate cancer
6:06PM ( 3 weeks ago )
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton says he has prostate cancer
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton says he's been diagnosed with prostate cancer but will finish the final two years of his term
10:37PM ( 4 weeks ago )
Chad Bettis now cancer-free, prepares for spring training
Always so optimistic, Chad Bettis vowed to be ready for spring training even after being diagnosed with testicular cancer in November and undergoing surgery
5:49AM ( 1 month ago )
AP Health - Men's Health Archive
Men's Health
In Europe, Pence says US will hold Russia accountable
Vice President Mike Pence vowed Saturday that the United States will "hold Russia accountable" even as President Donald Trump searches for new common ground with Moscow at the start of his presidency
5:46AM ( 4 days ago )