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WASHINGTON (AP) — The intensive care unit is a last frontier for physical therapy: It's hard to exercise patients hooked to ventilators.Some hospitals do manage to help critically ill patients stand or walk even if they're tethered to life suppo ...more

AP News - Mar 29, 2015 12:31 AM

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The traditional green slime flowed at the Kids' Choice Awards, but it was Angelina Jolie's message of empowerment for youngsters that stuck.Jolie, who has sought to inspire women with public candor about her own health, said t ...more

AP News - Mar 27, 2015 4:35 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House on Friday announced a five-year plan to fight the threat posed by antibiotic-resistant bacteria amid fears that once-treatable germs could become deadly.Repeated exposure to antibiotics can lead germs to become ...more

AP News - Mar 27, 2015 3:35 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — There is little effective, real-world screening of airline pilots for mental problems despite regulations in the U.S., Europe and elsewhere that say mental health should be part of their regular medical exams, pilots and safety expert ...more

AP News - Mar 27, 2015 8:06 AM

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — There's a mystery to cancer, in large part because of fear, that PBS tries to unravel in next week's six-hour documentary "Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies.""We're not really honest with each other," filmmaker Ken Burn ...more

AP News - Mar 26, 2015 5:12 PM

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Poetry, Imani McGee-Stafford says, saved her life.She was still in middle school when she began putting the words rumbling through her head down on paper, filling notebook after notebook in search of a voice to break free of ...more

AP News - Mar 26, 2015 3:50 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — The maker of medical scopes that have been linked to two recent "superbug" outbreaks at California hospitals has issued new cleaning instructions for the devices amid scrutiny from regulators, lawmakers and medical professionals.< ...more

AP News - Mar 26, 2015 12:50 PM

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — There's a mystery to cancer, in large part because of fear, that PBS tries to unravel in next week's six-hour documentary "Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies.""We're not really honest with each other," filmmaker Ken Burn ...more

AP News - Mar 25, 2015 7:43 PM

HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Joe Gibbs Racing President J.D. Gibbs is undergoing treatment for "symptoms impacting areas of brain function," which likely stem from a head injury suffered earlier in life.JGR did not reveal a specific diagnosis in a ...more

AP News - Mar 22, 2015 9:11 PM

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) — Yankees center fielder Jose Pirela sustained a concussion after crashing into the wall on Juan Lagares' inside-the-park home run, the first of three long balls off CC Sabathia, and the New York Mets beat their crosstown riva ...more