Health News

AP News - Aug 25, 2015 1:25 PM

ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — The late IndyCar driver Justin Wilson saved six lives Tuesday by donating his organs, his brother said."He just keeps setting the bar higher," Stefan Wilson posted on his Twitter page. "Keep Julia & the girls in your pr ...more

AP News - Aug 21, 2015 6:03 PM

BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — Speedway Motorsports Inc. executive chairman Bruton Smith says he was treated for non-Hodgkin's lymphoma in June.Smith disclosed the news Friday at Bristol Motor Speedway, where he was attending his first races since his di ...more

AP News - Aug 21, 2015 8:19 AM

NEW YORK (AP) — Even though Linda Ellerbee has addressed many tough topics with young audiences before, it took a decade before Nickelodeon approved her idea of a "Nick News" episode where children with terminal illnesses talk about their lives. ...more

AP News - Aug 21, 2015 12:23 AM

LANDOVER, Md. (AP) — Robert Griffin III repeatedly wound up on the turf until leaving with a concussion after being sacked three times and fumbling twice in the Washington Redskins' 21-17 exhibition victory over the Detroit Lions on Thursday night. ...more

AP News - Aug 20, 2015 1:47 PM

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — For the first time, there's evidence a drug reduces risk of complications that are the top killer of diabetes patients: heart attacks, strokes and other cardiovascular damage.The makers of Jardiance — Eli Lilly and partner ...more

AP News - Aug 19, 2015 5:07 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — Officials at Washington's National Zoo say they believe the mother of nearly 2-year-old giant panda Bao Bao is pregnant again.The zoo said veterinarians performing an ultrasound Wednesday on panda Mei Xiang (may-SHONG) detected ...more

AP News - Aug 18, 2015 3:02 PM

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — Vicky Duval received a wild-card entry for U.S. Open qualifying, a week after she returned to competition following a yearlong recovery from Hodgkin lymphoma.The 19-year-old based in Bradenton, Florida, won two singles ...more

AP News - Aug 18, 2015 8:43 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) — Officials at Washington's National Zoo have closed part of the panda habitat to the public because the zoo's adult female panda is entering the final stages of a possible pregnancy.WJLA-TV ( ) reports that ...more

AP News - Aug 17, 2015 6:16 PM

BOSTON (AP) — Cleveland manager Terry Francona didn't hesitate when he was on the phone with Red Sox manager John Farrell and heard when his longtime friend was going to start chemotherapy treatment for lymphoma. Francona knew he wanted to be there.


AP News - Aug 17, 2015 3:52 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — Lyme disease conjures memories of checking for ticks at camp and fretting over bug bites after hikes in the woods. But far from a summertime nuisance, Lyme is a potentially debilitating disease - and the subject of a vigorous debate i ...more