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Monday January 27th, 2020 7:08PM

AP Health

Amnesty: Ireland should end abortion ban, puts women at risk
DUBLIN (AP) — Amnesty International urged Ireland to ease its abortion ban as it unveiled a report Tuesday that said Europe's most restrictive laws on terminations endanger the lives of women.The huma...
11:34AM ( 4 years ago )
Denied under Nazis, 102-year-old Jewish woman gets doctorate
BERLIN (AP) — Ingeborg Syllm-Rapoport wasn't allowed to defend her doctoral thesis in 1938 under the Nazis because she was part-Jewish. Nearly eight decades later, she became Germany's oldest recipien...
10:01AM ( 4 years ago )
Health officials tracing path of woman with rare TB
NEW YORK (AP) — Health officials are trying to track down people who may have been in contact with a woman with a rare and deadly form of hard-to-treat tuberculosis.The woman has an extremely drug-res...
7:16PM ( 4 years ago )
New AMA policy favors ending nonmedical vaccine exemptions
CHICAGO (AP) — The American Medical Association has adopted policies against nonmedical vaccine refusals and for transgender people in the military.The nation's largest doctors' group says parents sho...
6:51PM ( 4 years ago )
Beyond Lyme, new illnesses, more reason to watch for ticks
WASHINGTON (AP) — Lyme disease makes the headlines but there are plenty of additional reasons to avoid tick bites. New research highlights the latest in a growing list of tick-borne threats — a distan...
5:07PM ( 4 years ago )
Aging MDs prompt call for competency tests at AMA meeting
CHICAGO (AP) — With one out of four U.S. doctors older than 65, the American Medical Association adopted a plan Monday to help decide when it's time for aging senior physicians to hang up the stethosc...
5:06PM ( 4 years ago )
Kaiser Permanente, workers reach tentative contract plan
MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Kaiser Permanente and unions representing 105,000 health care workers across the United States have reached a tentative labor agreement.A joint statement released Monday...
4:50PM ( 4 years ago )
Obama: Court shouldn't have considered health law challenge
ELMAU, Germany (AP) — With a crucial legal decision looming, President Barack Obama said Monday the Supreme Court should not even have considered the latest challenge to his signature health care law...
3:32PM ( 4 years ago )
6th person dies of MERS virus in South Korea
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea on Monday reported its sixth death from Middle East Respiratory Syndrome as authorities were bolstering measures to stem the spread of the virus that has left doz...
1:25AM ( 4 years ago )
American Samoa dialysis clinic reopens after 2-day closure
PAGO PAGO, American Samoa (AP) — American Samoa's only dialysis clinic has reopened after a product recall forced it to close for two days.LBJ Medical Center said the clinic reopened at 4 p.m. Friday...
3:33AM ( 4 years ago )