Thursday April 2nd, 2020 8:52AM
Virus masks, apps: The race is on to avoid hidden carriers
Around the world, the race is on to protect people against becoming infected by unwitting coronavirus carriers
7:52AM ( 22 minutes ago )
UN: 95% of Europe's virus dead over 60 but young not immune
More than 95% of those who have died of coronavirus in Europe have been over 60 but young people should not be complacent
7:02AM ( 1 hour ago )
Spain sees record deaths: Nations avoid hidden carriers
Spain has set a record in virus-related fatalities, with 950 deaths in 24 hours, even as its infection rate appeared to ease
6:01AM ( 2 hours ago )
Music never dies: "Bolero" busts out of coronavirus lockdown
Even with its members scattered far and wide by the coronavirus, an orchestra in France has managed to make sweet music in lockdown
3:58AM ( 4 hours ago )
New York virus toll doubles in 72 hours as hot spots spread
New York is mobilizing thousands of volunteers to help deal with an outbreak that caused the statewide death toll from the coronavirus to double in 72 hours to more than 1,900, while other hot spots flared around the U.S. Spain reported a record 864 deaths in one day, for a total of more than 9,000, while France registered an unprecedented 509 and more than 4,000 in all
2:18AM ( 5 hours ago )
Call for virus volunteers yields army of health care workers
An army of health care workers has heeded New York’s call for help reinforcing hospitals overwhelmed by the coronavirus pandemic
11:10PM ( 9 hours ago )
More evidence indicates healthy people can spread virus
More evidence is emerging that coronavirus infections are being spread by people who have no clear symptoms. The findings complicate efforts to gain control of the pandemic
5:48PM ( 14 hours ago )
Virus outbreak creates new challenges for addiction recovery
The coronavirus pandemic is testing the resilience of millions who struggle with drug and alcohol addiction
5:13PM ( 15 hours ago )
`A battlefield behind your home': Deaths mount in New York
New York authorities rushed to mobilize an army of medical volunteers Wednesday as the statewide death toll from the coronavirus doubled in the past three days to more than 1,900 and the wail of ambulances in the otherwise eerily quiet streets of the nation's largest city became the heartbreaking soundtrack of the crisis
4:56PM ( 15 hours ago )
AP Health Archive
Health and Medicine
Virus disrupts pregnancy plans, raises anxiety and questions
The coronavirus outbreak is disrupting pregnancy plans for many U.S. women and adding anxiety and uncertainty to an already stressful time
6:37PM ( 1 day ago )
Judges slow abortion bans in Texas, Ohio, Alabama amid virus
Federal judges in Texas, Alabama and Ohio have temporarily blocked efforts to ban abortions during the coronavirus pandemic
11:34PM ( 2 days ago )
Abortion providers sue Texas over virus outbreak order
Planned Parenthood is joining other abortion providers in suing Texas over moving to ban abortions during the coronavirus outbreak
9:38PM ( 2 days ago )
AP Health - Women's health Archive
Women's Health
The Latest: Illinois Gov. says infant with COVID-19 has died
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5:31PM ( 4 days ago )
Ex-Sen. Tom Coburn, conservative political maverick, dies
Former U.S. Sen. Tom Coburn has died at age 72
3:10PM ( 4 days ago )
Former Sen. Tom Coburn, known as a political maverick, dies
Former U.S. Sen. Tom Coburn has died
11:31AM ( 4 days ago )
AP Health - Children's Health Archive
Children's Health
More than 50 infected with virus at California nursing home
A Southern California nursing home has been hit hard by the coronavirus, with more than 50 residents infected — a troubling development amid cautious optimism that cases in the state may peak more slowly than expected
5:29AM ( 1 day ago )
The Latest: Britain falls short of promised testing rate
The British government is under fire for failing to keep its promise to increase to 10,000 the number of tests it performs for COVID-19
4:42AM ( 1 day ago )
Nursing homes have too few body bags, many uncounted dead
One by one, elderly residents of French nursing homes are going into forced isolation into their rooms. Their caregivers are walling themselves in as well, and they are running out of body bags
4:01PM ( 1 day ago )
AP Health - Senior Health Archive
Senior Health
Medicaid bought sex offenders' erectile dysfunction drugs
New York's publicly funded Medicaid program paid for $63,000 worth of erectile dysfunction drugs for sex offenders, despite state prohibition
10:03AM ( 9 months ago )
US cancer death rate hits milestone: 25 years of decline
The U.S. cancer death rate has now been falling for 25 years _ an important milestone in the overall decline
4:12PM ( 1 year ago )
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 year ago )
AP Health - Men's Health Archive
Men's Health
Venezuelan crown jewel rum distillery takes on coronavirus
The Santa Teresa distillery in Venezuela has lifted spirits for generations with its amber-red rum, famous around the world for being slowly sipped over ice or mixed into cocktails like the Cuba Libre
4:23PM ( 15 hours ago )