Health News

AP News - Apr 07, 2014 6:35 AM

Treatment facilities are packed. Inpatient rehab is costly. Insurance companies have refused coverage. Addicts looking to get clean from heroin often face an uphill battle. A look at the process, and some of the obstacles to getting sober:— WITH ...more

AP News - Apr 06, 2014 10:24 AM

Treatment facilities are packed. Inpatient rehab is costly. Insurance companies have refused coverage. Addicts looking to get clean from heroin often face an uphill battle. A look at the process, and some of the obstacles to getting sober:___

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AP News - Apr 03, 2014 1:10 PM

NEW YORK (AP) — Max Burkholder strives to be a normal teen while working on the NBC drama "Parenthood."The 16-year-old actor attends school when he's not filming the show, which airs Thursdays at 10 p.m. EDT, about the ups and downs of a large f ...more

AP News - Apr 02, 2014 6:00 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — Spring has sprung at the White House and soon the vegetables will, too.With lots of helping hands on Wednesday, Michelle Obama replanted her fruit and vegetable garden on the South Lawn.New this year is a pollinator gard ...more

AP News - Apr 02, 2014 5:45 PM

Ed Carpenter had a fast car last year at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, where he won the pole for the Indianapolis 500.What he didn't have were many drivers or teams willing to help him prepare for the biggest race of the year.As a single-c ...more

AP News - Mar 31, 2014 4:51 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — R. Creigh Deeds, the Virginia state senator whose mentally ill adult son attacked him before killing himself, called mental health reform he helped push through the state's General Assembly in the wake of the tragedy "incremental chan ...more

AP News - Mar 31, 2014 10:14 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) — New research is boosting hopes that weight-loss surgery can put some patients' diabetes into remission for years and perhaps in some cases, for good.Doctors on Monday gave longer results from a landmark study showing that stoma ...more

AP News - Mar 31, 2014 3:03 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) — A simple test appears very good at ruling out heart attacks in people who go to emergency rooms with chest pain, a big public health issue and a huge worry for patients.A large study in Sweden found that the blood test plus the ...more

AP News - Mar 30, 2014 2:40 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — A simple test appears very good at ruling out heart attacks in people who go to emergency rooms with chest pain, a big public health issue and a huge worry for patients.A large study in Sweden found that the blood test plus the ...more

AP News - Mar 28, 2014 5:56 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration has approved the first hemophilia B treatment designed to decrease frequency of injections to prevent the excessive bleeding the clotting disorder causes.The medicine, Alprolix (all-PRO'licks), ...more