Health News

AP News - Aug 28, 2014 3:26 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — A single funeral caused many.Stephen Gire and other health researchers on the ground in Africa had some hope that the Ebola outbreak was coming under control or at least plateauing in late May. Then came the funeral of a healer ...more

AP News - Aug 27, 2014 8:57 PM

LONDON (AP) — Arsenal forward Olivier Giroud will be sidelined for about four months after surgery to repair a broken left leg.The French star sustained a small break to his tibia during Saturday's 2-2 tie against Everton in the Premier League, ...more

AP News - Aug 27, 2014 1:02 PM

PARAMUS, N.J. (AP) — Justin Leonard ordinarily would have played the final week of the PGA Tour's regular season, and this is one time he probably should have gone.He likes the Wyndham Championship and typically plays well, having never missed t ...more

AP News - Aug 25, 2014 8:43 PM

BOSTON (AP) — Michael Keck played just two years of college football before he was knocked out during practice at Missouri State and gave the sport up for good.He turned combative — punching holes in the wall. He began to struggle in school. Soo ...more

AP News - Aug 25, 2014 1:51 PM

"Dirty Work" (Little, Brown and Co.), by Gabriel WestonAt the start of Gabriel Weston's "Dirty Work," Nancy Mullion, an obstetrician-gynecologist, has choked during surgery and left her patient in a coma. She now faces four weeks of intense scru ...more

AP News - Aug 24, 2014 5:39 PM

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Quarterback Cam Newton will miss the Carolina Panthers' final preseason game after an MRI on Sunday revealed a hairline fracture in his ribs.Panthers coach Ron Rivera said Newton will be evaluated at the end of the week, b ...more

AP News - Aug 23, 2014 7:17 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — A day after Washington pitcher Doug Fister said he recently had surgery to remove skin cancer from his neck, Nationals manager Matt Williams says players and coaches are very aware they're at risk for the disease."It's a big is ...more

AP News - Aug 22, 2014 10:14 AM

ATLANTA (AP) — Michael Cooper remembers the day well. The sun was shining bright, yet the notorious Atlanta heat wasn't too stifling. The sky was a brilliant blue, speckled with only a few puffy white clouds.As he looked out the eighth-floor win ...more

AP News - Aug 21, 2014 7:20 PM

ATLANTA (AP) — Calling it a "miraculous day," an American doctor infected with Ebola left his isolation unit and warmly hugged his doctors and nurses on Thursday, showing the world that he poses no public health threat one month after getting sick with ...more

AP News - Aug 21, 2014 3:12 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — New research suggests a one-two punch could help battle polio in some of the world's most remote and strife-torn regions: Giving a single vaccine shot to children who've already swallowed drops of an oral polio vaccine greatly boosted ...more