Monday July 16th, 2018 6:27PM
Madonna back in Malawi; now considering soccer academy
Madonna returns to Malawi for first anniversary of medical facility named after one of her adopted children
11:54AM ( 5 hours ago )
FDA OKs 1st drug to treat smallpox, in case of terror attack
US regulators approve 1st treatment for smallpox in case the long-gone disease is used in terror attack
7:08PM ( 2 days ago )
Conservative states balk at voter-approved medical marijuana
Officials in conservative states such as Oklahoma are balking at voter-approved efforts to legalize medical marijuana
2:06PM ( 3 days ago )
Detaining immigrant kids is now a billion-dollar industry
Detaining immigrant children is a growing business for private contractors, who stand to earn $1 billion this year _ a tenfold increase from 2007
4:40AM ( 3 days ago )
New ways to conquer sleep apnea compete for place in bedroom
New remedies for sleep apnea are vying for a place in the bedrooms of millions of people craving a good night's rest
6:05PM ( 3 days ago )
FDA to more aggressively tackle disruptive drug shortages
US Food and Drug Administration forming task force to find ways to prevent medication shortages
5:53PM ( 3 days ago )
Supreme Court could return abortion debate to the states
President Donald Trump's nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court has raised the possibility that a conservative majority could weaken or overturn the nationwide right to abortion
3:03PM ( 4 days ago )
Sparse details on Iowa plans that bypass Obama's health law
An Iowa law approved this spring in the Republican-controlled Legislature would allow the conservative and politically powerful Iowa Farm Bureau to offer health plans that skirt requirements of the Affordable Care Act
11:21AM ( 4 days ago )
Nevada execution delayed indefinitely after ruling on drug
A Nevada judge has effectively blocked the execution of a two-time killer after a pharmaceutical company objected to the use of one of its drugs to put someone to death
2:12AM ( 4 days ago )
AP Health Archive
Health and Medicine
GOP governor cuts health care to take anti-abortion stand
South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster is removing $16 million from the state budget that he says goes to Planned Parenthood
6:40PM ( 1 week ago )
Dems want to focus high court fight on abortion, health care
In the upcoming Supreme Court fight, Democrats want to make fight about abortion, health care coverage
3:21AM ( 1 week ago )
Abortion-rights bloc to fight after pregnancy center ruling
Abortion-rights advocates have pledged to keep fighting anti-abortion crisis pregnancy centers after the U.S. Supreme Court knocked down a California law regulating the facilities
3:04PM ( 2 weeks ago )
AP Health - Women's health Archive
Women's Health
Mother of girl declared dead twice slams doctors at funeral
The mother of a teenager at the center of a medical and religious debate over brain death said at the girl's funeral to stop allowing doctors to "pull the plug on your people"
5:53PM ( 1 week ago )
Funeral honors California girl who was declared dead twice
Dozens of family members, friends and other mourners have filed into a Northern California church for the funeral of a teenage girl at the center of a medical and religious debate over brain death
3:18PM ( 1 week ago )
Deadline to reunite immigrant families rapidly approaching
The court-set deadline is rapidly approaching for the Trump administration to reunite migrant families separated at the border
8:09AM ( 1 week ago )
AP Health - Children's Health Archive
Children's Health
Late-life high blood pressure may harm the brain, study says
New research suggests that high blood pressure late in life might harm the brain
4:02PM ( 5 days ago )
Pfizer reorganizes to handle aging consumers and patents
Pfizer, reassessing future needs, reorganizes
8:35AM ( 5 days ago )
New flu vaccine only a little better than traditional shot
Government study shows newer flu vaccine was only slightly more effective in seniors than traditional shots
2:05PM ( 3 weeks ago )
AP Health - Senior Health Archive
Senior Health
Blacks fare surprisingly well in prostate cancer research
Black men with advanced prostate cancer fare surprisingly well in research that challenges current thinking about racial disparities in the disease
5:35PM ( 1 month ago )
Health of world's last male northern white rhino in decline
Health of world's last male northern white rhino in decline; 'We are very concerned about him'
10:21AM ( 4 months ago )
Blackmun resigns as CEO as USOC addresses wide abuse scandal
Scott Blackmun is resigning as CEO of the US Olympic Committee, citing health problems as the reason he'll depart after leading the federation for more than eight years
7:07PM ( 4 months ago )
AP Health - Men's Health Archive
Men's Health
FBI agent defiantly rejects bias charges at chaotic hearing
An FBI agent whose anti-Trump text messages fueled suspicions of partisan bias said at a bitterly contentious and occasionally chaotic hearing in Congress that his work has never been tainted by politics
5:11PM ( 4 days ago )