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Monday September 24th, 2018 5:38PM
UN: Excessive drinking killed over 3 million people in 2016
The World Health Organization says that drinking too much alcohol killed more than 3 million people in 2016, mostly men
2:09PM ( 2 days ago )
Official: More possible victims of California doctor found
A Southern California prosecutor says his office has received leads to more than 12 possible additional victims in the investigation of a surgeon and a female companion already charged with drugging and raping two women
4:09PM ( 3 days ago )
Groups say Medicare discounts threatened in opioids bill
Consumer groups say Medicare discounts for seniors with high prescription bills threatened in opioids bill
4:08PM ( 3 days ago )
Alzheimer's opera 'Sky on Swings' opens in Philadelphia
Alzheimer's disease is explored in Lembit Beecher's 'Sky on Swings,' starring 73-year-old mezzo-soprano Frederica von Stade and commissioned by Opera Philadelphia for the first night of its season-opening O18 festival
3:51PM ( 3 days ago )
Groups say Medicare discounts threatened in opioid bill
Consumer and health care groups say they're trying to block the pharmaceutical industry from commandeering opioid legislation and using it to roll back drugmaker discounts to Medicare beneficiaries with high prescription costs
2:34PM ( 3 days ago )
Tutu urges regulated euthanasia after campaigner's arrest
Nobel winner Tutu says terminally ill people should have right to 'dignified assisted death'
8:52AM ( 3 days ago )
California makes people ask for straws, sodas with kid meals
If you want a straw with your drink or soda with your child's meal at a California restaurant, you'll need to ask for them starting next year
9:32PM ( 3 days ago )
Floodwaters inundate lake at NC power plant, raising alarm
Duke Energy has activated a high-level emergency alert at a retired coal-fired power plant in North Carolina
5:46PM ( 3 days ago )
Colorado meatpacker recalls ground beef after E. coli death
A Colorado company has recalled more than 132,000 pounds of ground beef after a suspected E. coli outbreak that killed one person and sickened 17
4:08PM ( 4 days ago )
AP Health Archive
Health and Medicine
Planned Parenthood picks Chinese-born doctor as new leader
Dr. Leana Wen, a Chinese immigrant who fled her native country when she was 8, has been named Planned Parenthood's new president, the first doctor to hold the post in five decades
5:46PM ( 1 week ago )
California closer to making colleges offer abortion drugs
A measure that would make California the first state to require all public universities to offer abortion medication at their campus health centers has cleared a hurdle
8:01PM ( 3 weeks ago )
Abortion activists vow to press fight despite Argentina loss
Women's groups across Latin America are vowing to keep fighting for a right to abortion despite the Argentina Senate's rejection of a bill that would have legalized the procedure in Pope Francis' homeland
8:21PM ( 1 month ago )
AP Health - Women's health Archive
Women's Health
Watchdog slams safeguards for foster kids on psych drugs
Federal watchdog agency slams safeguards for foster kids prescribed powerful psychiatric drugs
2:29PM ( 1 week ago )
2 million US teens are vaping marijuana
Nearly 1 in 11 U.S. students used marijuana in electronic cigarettes in 2016, heightening concern about the new popularity of vaping
1:11PM ( 1 week ago )
APNewsBreak: Few safeguards for foster kids on psych drugs
APNewsBreak: Federal watchdog agency says safeguards are lacking for foster kids taking psychiatric drugs
12:43AM ( 1 week ago )
AP Health - Children's Health Archive
Children's Health
State says seniors were abandoned during California wildfire
A state investigation has found that staff at two senior care facilities abandoned residents during an evacuation as wildfires swept through Northern California last October
10:43PM ( 2 weeks ago )
Study: 'Medicare for all' projected to cost $32.6 trillion
Study estimates "Medicare for all" would cost $32.6 trillion over 10 years, require historic tax increases
6:15AM ( 1 month ago )
Study: 'Medicare for all' bill estimated at $32.6 trillion
Study: "Medicare for all" would cost $32.6 trillion over 10 years and require historic tax increases
4:51AM ( 1 month ago )
AP Health - Senior Health Archive
Senior Health
LEADING OFF: Trout sits, Taillon and Betts meet post-cancer
LEADING OFF: Trout sits on birthday, Taillon and Betts meet post-cancer, Braves and Nats play two
11:20PM ( 1 month ago )
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 ( 3 months 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 ( 6 months ago )
AP Health - Men's Health Archive
Men's Health
Aston Martin valued at $6.7 billion in IPO pricing
Aston Martin Lagonda, the maker of James Bond's favorite sports car, plans to raise as much as 1.27 billion pounds ($1.67 billion) when it sells shares to investors for the first time
6:26AM ( 4 days ago )