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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration is banning imports of some fresh cilantro from Puebla, Mexico, after a government investigation found human feces and toilet paper in growing fields there.The FDA announced the partial ban Monda ...more

AP News - Jul 24, 2015 6:31 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved a first-of-a-kind drug that lowers artery-clogging cholesterol more than older drugs that have been prescribed for decades.The drug from Sanofi and Regeneron Pharmaceuticals I ...more

AP News - Jul 24, 2015 10:58 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) — The latest Alzheimer's research has a clear theme: Change your lifestyle to protect your brain.It will take several years for scientists to prove whether some experimental drugs could at least delay Alzheimer's disease, and an ...more

AP News - Jul 24, 2015 1:10 AM

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Tom Koehler threw seven strong innings, combining with two relievers on a three-hitter that lifted the Miami Marlins to a 4-0 win over the San Diego Padres on Thursday night.Koehler (8-6) walked four and hit a batter, but the ri ...more

AP News - Jul 23, 2015 6:02 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — Exercise may do more than keep a healthy brain fit: New research suggests working up a good sweat may also offer some help once memory starts to slide— and even improve life for people with Alzheimer's.The effects were modest, ...more

AP News - Jul 23, 2015 2:11 PM

NEW YORK (AP) — Bono, who has had problems with his own vision, is partnering with a company to provide better eye care to the underprivileged.The "Buy Vision, Give Sight" campaign with eyewear brand Revo is designed to raise $10 million for scr ...more

AP News - Jul 23, 2015 1:02 PM

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Setting aside their on-track rivalries, Formula One drivers paid a solemn homage to Jules Bianchi at the Hungarian Grand Prix on Thursday.Bianchi's death last Friday, from head injuries last October in a head-on crash at ...more

AP News - Jul 22, 2015 5:15 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — Eli Lilly & Co. reported Wednesday that an experimental medication might slow mild Alzheimer's if people take it early enough, one of a handful of drugs in late-stage testing in the frustrating hunt for a better treatment.T ...more

AP News - Jul 21, 2015 1:56 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — Older women with mild memory impairment worsened about twice as fast as men, researchers reported Tuesday, part of an effort to unravel why women are especially hard-hit by Alzheimer's.Nearly two-thirds of Americans with Alzhei ...more

AP News - Jul 20, 2015 3:31 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — To sleep, perchance to... ward off Alzheimer's? New research suggests poor sleep may increase people's risk of Alzheimer's disease, by spurring a brain-clogging gunk that in turn further interrupts shut-eye.Disrupted sleep may ...more