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WASHINGTON (AP) — The hottest tool in biology has scientists using words like revolutionary as they describe the long-term potential: wiping out certain mosquitoes that carry malaria, treating genetic diseases like sickle-cell, preventing babies from i ...more

AP News - 21 hours ago

NEW YORK (AP) — Selena Gomez has revealed that she's battling the debilitating immune system disorder lupus."I was diagnosed with lupus, and I've been through chemotherapy," the 23-year-old singer told Billboard magazine in an interview publishe ...more

AP News - Oct 05, 2015 4:01 PM

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Police say a 13-year-old Maryland boy known for appearing in his family's video blog and his own YouTube posts about playing the game Minecraft died after a medical emergency.Anne Arundel County Police said Monday that Cale ...more

AP News - Oct 05, 2015 1:43 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal health authorities are ordering manufacturers of specialized medical scopes to study how the reusable devices are cleaned following a series of life-threatening bacterial outbreaks at U.S. hospitals.The Food and Drug Ad ...more

AP News - Oct 05, 2015 1:08 PM

NEW YORK (AP) — Yankees say CC Sabathia is checking into alcohol rehabilitation center. ...more

AP News - Oct 02, 2015 5:24 AM

JARRATT, Va. (AP) — A convicted serial killer who faced the death penalty in two states became the first inmate to be executed in nearly three years in Virginia.Alfredo Prieto was pronounced dead at 9:17 p.m. Thursday at the Greensville Correcti ...more

AP News - Oct 01, 2015 7:37 PM

ATLANTA (AP) — Southern University football player Devon Gales is in good spirits despite a neck injury, a friend of the family said Thursday.Though his body movement is limited mostly to wrists, shoulders and biceps, Gales is telling family mem ...more

AP News - Oct 01, 2015 12:25 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — EPA tightens limits on smog-causing ozone linked to asthma and lung diseases. ...more

AP News - Oct 01, 2015 12:41 AM

NEW YORK (AP) — Five Americans came down with an unusual illness after traveling to Germany for a controversial treatment involving injections with sheep cells, health officials reported Wednesday.The treatment is not permitted in the United Sta ...more

AP News - Sep 30, 2015 2:27 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — Gut checks suggest that not having enough of certain "good" intestinal germs early in life may increase babies' risk of developing asthma, according to a new study of more than 300 children.Wait: What could gut bacteria have to ...more