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Thursday August 17th, 2017 4:02AM
Is it really Lyme? Researchers developing a new test to tell
Diagnosing if a tick bite caused Lyme or something else can be difficult but scientists are developing a new way to catch the disease early _ using a "signature" of molecules in patients' blood
2:02PM ( 13 hours ago )
US teen drug overdose deaths inch up after years of decline
A new report finds drug overdose deaths among US teens have inched up after years of decline
7:43AM ( 20 hours ago )
Report: Higher premiums if Trump halts 'Obamacare' subsidies
Congressional Budget Office: Higher premiums, fewer insurance options if Trump halts 'Obamacare' subsidies
4:17AM ( 23 hours ago )
Colorful portraits show faces of New Hampshire drug crisis
What started as one mother's private outlet for grief has grown into a larger effort to both comfort others and reduce the stigma of addiction in New Hampshire
12:27AM ( 1 day ago )
South Carolina sues drug manufacturer over opioid crisis
South Carolina is the latest state to accuse a drug manufacturer of exacerbating its opioid drug crisis by using deceptive marketing
1:33PM ( 1 day ago )
New life for Medicaid after GOP's health care debacle
A 1960s Great Society program, Medicaid gets new life after Republican health care bill collapses
12:26PM ( 2 days ago )
A stronger Medicaid emerges from GOP health overhaul debate
A 1960s Great Society program, Medicaid gets new life after Republican health care bill collapses
3:51AM ( 2 days ago )
35 children die in north Indian hospital in 3 days
Parents of at least 35 children who have died in a state-run hospital in northern India over the past three days have alleged that the fatalities were due to the lack of a sufficient oxygen supply in the children's ward
12:44PM ( 4 days ago )
Montana's Health Co-op remains standing as others falter
Montana's health care co-op resumes accepting new enrollees on Sunday after it voluntarily pulled itself from the state's insurance marketplace in December
11:01AM ( 4 days ago )
AP Health Archive
Health and Medicine
First embryo gene-repair holds promise for inherited disease
First safe repair of a gene mutation in human embryos marks a step toward one day preventing babies from inheriting diseases
4:51PM ( 2 weeks ago )
First safe repair of disease-causing gene in human embryos
In a first, scientists safely repair a disease-causing gene in human embryos, a step toward one day preventing inherited diseases
1:41PM ( 2 weeks ago )
Burr-Hamilton? Angry lawmaker singles out 'female senators'
A Republican congressman says his comments about wanting to duel female senators who oppose health care reform were intended to be tongue in cheek.
7:06PM ( 3 weeks ago )
AP Health - Women's health Archive
Women's Health
High schooler dies when log falls on him in football drill
A suburban New York high school football player lifting a large log with teammates as part of a Navy SEALs-style drill has been hit in the head by the log and killed, raising questions about adapting such military training to young athletes
8:33PM ( 6 days ago )
Report: Iowa school uses full-body wraps, denies mental care
A federally funded nonprofit claims an Iowa school for juvenile boys held under court order is violating their constitutional rights by not providing essential mental health care and instead relying on restraints and seclusion rooms
7:40PM ( 1 week ago )
How to know if your child is transgender: What experts say
Wondering if your child is transgender? Experts answer frequently asked questions
1:48PM ( 1 week ago )
AP Health - Children's Health Archive
Children's Health
Workplace accident death rate higher for older workers
AP Analysis: Older people dying on the job at a higher rate than workers overall, even as the rate of workplace fatalities decreases
3:09PM ( 2 weeks ago )
Older people dying on job at higher rate than all workers
AP Analysis: Older people dying on the job at a higher rate than workers overall, even as the rate of workplace fatalities decreases
9:16AM ( 2 weeks ago )
UK judge OKs plan for ill baby Charlie to go to a hospice
A British judge has ordered that critically ill infant Charlie Gard should be moved from a hospital to a hospice, where he will "inevitably" die within a short time
2:34PM ( 2 weeks ago )
AP Health - Senior Health Archive
Senior Health
Science Says: Not all cancers need treatment right away
Surgery didn't help men with early-stage prostate cancer live longer compared to monitoring their disease, long-term results suggest
6:23PM ( 1 month ago )
Rockies' Bettis back with team following cancer treatment
Chad Bettis has rejoined the Colorado Rockies and begun throwing after finishing treatment for testicular cancer
8:46PM ( 2 months ago )
Pirates pitcher Jameson Taillon upbeat in cancer fight
Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher Jameson Taillon says he's received nothing but positive news since being diagnosed with testicular cancer earlier this month
7:47PM ( 2 months ago )
AP Health - Men's Health Archive
Men's Health
Afghan migrant 'Little Picasso' offered Serbian citizenship
A 10-year-old migrant from Afghanistan, who has been nicknamed "Little Picasso" because of his talent for painting, and his family offered Serbian citizenship
11:13AM ( 16 hours ago )