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WASHINGTON (AP) — A major international study sought to settle how soon is best to start HIV treatment — and the advice is don't delay.People who started anti-AIDS drugs while their immune system was strong were far less likely to develop AIDS o ...more

AP News - May 27, 2015 8:20 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — A major international study says HIV patients shouldn't delay in seeking treatment: Starting medication soon after diagnosis helps keep people healthy longer.People who started anti-AIDS drugs while their immune system was stro ...more

AP News - May 26, 2015 12:12 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sticky plaque gets the most attention, but now healthy seniors at risk of Alzheimer's are letting scientists peek into their brains to see if another culprit is lurking.No one knows what actually causes Alzheimer's, but the sus ...more

AP News - May 25, 2015 8:16 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sticky plaque gets the most attention, but now healthy seniors at risk of Alzheimer's are letting scientists peek into their brains to see if another culprit is lurking.No one knows what actually causes Alzheimer's, but the sus ...more

AP News - May 20, 2015 11:18 AM

LIMA, Peru (AP) — They arrive at Lima's coast shortly before dawn and wade into the Pacific Ocean, seeking relief from the ailments doctors have been unable to cure.Some come in groups, jumping, laughing and running along the shore. Others bathe ...more

AP News - May 19, 2015 5:29 PM

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Egg prices have surged higher as the death of millions of hens from bird flu is beginning to tighten supplies.The Midwest price of a dozen large eggs rose to $1.88. That's 58 percent higher than they were a month ago when ...more

AP News - May 19, 2015 11:30 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration is moving to collect more information on antibiotics used in animals that become meat. It's an effort to stem antibiotic-resistant diseases.The agency proposed a rule Tuesday that would require ...more

AP News - May 18, 2015 8:38 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — Mammograms at 40 or 50? Every year or every other year? What's the best colon check?Screening for cancer has gotten more complicated in recent years with evolving guidelines that sometimes conflict. Now a doctors' group aims to ...more

AP News - May 15, 2015 6:25 PM

LAS VEGAS (AP) — B.B. King's physician and the coroner in Las Vegas say the 89-year-old blues legend died of a series of small strokes attributable to his longstanding battle with type 2 diabetes.Dr. Darin Brimhall and Clark County Coroner John ...more

AP News - May 14, 2015 1:35 AM

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Colorado Rockies manager Walt Weiss had an appendectomy Wednesday night following two days of stomach discomfort.A club spokesman said Wednesday that the 51-year-old Weiss left Angel Stadium right before batting practice w ...more