Health News

AP News - Feb 12, 2016 2:47 AM

NEW YORK (AP) — In the dog world, Angela Reilly is a rare breed.Like many show-dog owners, Reilly has bred her own puppies. But she did it in a Manhattan apartment.She's among the relatively few big-city dwellers who aim to breed dogs lik ...more

AP News - Feb 11, 2016 12:31 PM

NEW YORK (AP) — Ken Watanabe will return to his royal robes on Broadway in "The King and I" starting March 17 after he recovers from stomach cancer treatment.Lincoln Center Theater said Thursday that the Tony- and Oscar-nominated actor will take ...more

AP News - Feb 11, 2016 11:20 AM

LONDON (AP) — British health authorities announced Thursday they have issued criminal charges against the producers of "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" over an on-set accident in which Harrison Ford broke his leg.The actor was struck by a hydrauli ...more

AP News - Feb 10, 2016 10:22 PM

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Brian Vickers is expected to replace injured driver Tony Stewart for the NASCAR season opener at Daytona International Speedway, a person familiar with the decision told The Associated Press.Stewart-Haas Racing has sch ...more

AP News - Feb 10, 2016 6:22 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — New details about the possible effects of the Zika virus on the fetal brain emerged Wednesday as U.S. health officials say mosquito eradication here and abroad is key to protect pregnant women until they can develop a vaccine.E ...more

AP News - Feb 10, 2016 8:22 AM

When Brent Burns packs his bags for road trips, the San Jose Sharks defenseman often leaves something behind: His cosmetic teeth."I don't wear them often," he said. "I usually find them in a drawer a couple months down the road and put them some ...more

AP News - Feb 10, 2016 8:18 AM

TOKYO (AP) — Ken Watanabe, one of a handful of Japanese actors who has made it on the international stage, underwent surgery for stomach cancer. But he has beaten serious sickness before, having had leukemia more than 20 years ago.The early-stag ...more

AP News - Feb 09, 2016 10:56 PM

The U.S. women's national soccer team was scheduled to be briefed Tuesday night on the developing Zika virus crisis in Latin America, a day before the start of the CONCACAF Olympic qualification tournament in Texas.The 2016 Olympics are schedule ...more

AP News - Feb 09, 2016 8:55 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — The medical director of the District of Columbia's long-troubled fire department is stepping down, saying "people are dying needlessly" because the department is resistant to reform.Dr. Jullette Saussy (SOW-see) has been on the ...more

AP News - Feb 09, 2016 5:07 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal health advisers have endorsed a lower-cost version of Johnson & Johnson's blockbuster drug Remicade, a pricey biotech medicine used to treat a number of inflammatory diseases.The non-binding recommendation could cle ...more