Health News

AP News - May 07, 2015 9:55 AM

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Just in time for Mother's Day, nursing stations have been installed at Newark Liberty International and LaGuardia airports.The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey says the stations offer on-the-go moms a private and cle ...more

AP News - May 07, 2015 1:26 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) — Dying patients sometimes seek emergency access to experimental medicines, desperate for a last-chance treatment even if there's little proof it could help. Now drug giant Johnson & Johnson is taking an unusual step, turning to ind ...more

AP News - May 06, 2015 11:31 AM

NEW YORK (AP) — Broadway stars and singers will come together next week to celebrate former model and restaurateur B. Smith and raise money to help people with Alzheimer's disease.Tony Award-nominee Keith David, current "Les Miserables" star Meg ...more

AP News - May 02, 2015 2:28 PM

CHICAGO (AP) — Former NFL defensive lineman Marvin Washington looks at Saturday's sports schedule and doesn't see such a spectacular lineup.He worries that unless the league gets a grip on preventing and treating concussions, someday, the NFL wi ...more

AP News - Apr 30, 2015 3:37 PM

NEW YORK (AP) — Apple, IBM and Japanese insurance and bank holding company Japan Post have formed a partnership to improve the lives of elderly people in the country.The companies say they hope other countries will follow suit as the world's pop ...more

AP News - Apr 30, 2015 1:28 PM

CHICAGO (AP) — The family of a 12-year-old Chicago girl with cancer says Taylor Swift called her to talk about music, touring and the disease.Ed Beazley said Swift chatted with his daughter, Emily, for about 10 minutes Wednesday.Emily has ...more

AP News - Apr 29, 2015 6:20 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — Five years ago Federal Aviation Administration officials questioned the mental fitness of the Germanwings pilot who crashed an airliner in the French Alps last month, but they awarded him a U.S. pilot license after his German doctor s ...more

AP News - Apr 29, 2015 3:43 PM

MIAMI (AP) — It's easy to want to hate Padma Lakshmi. The "Top Chef" host and former model is so effortlessly beautiful it hurts. On top of that, she's not afraid of going up a few dress sizes while filming her Bravo television show. And she counts som ...more

AP News - Apr 29, 2015 3:35 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a striking example of how 3-D printers could customize medical care, doctors turned powdered plastic into tiny devices that saved the lives of three baby boys by holding open defective airways so they could breathe — and the implan ...more

AP News - Apr 29, 2015 12:16 PM

NEW YORK (AP) — Yankees pitcher Masahiro Tanaka is going to be out at least a month because of tendinitis in his right wrist and a mild right forearm strain.General manager Brian Cashman said Tuesday night during New York's 4-2 win over Tampa Ba ...more