Health News

AP News - Jun 11, 2015 8:38 AM

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Johnson & Johnson has begun a research partnership to find the root cause of Type 1 diabetes and stop the hormonal disorder in its tracks. It's the health care giant's first project under its ambitious initiative to prevent or ...more

AP News - Jun 10, 2015 7:19 PM

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Summertime in Arizona's higher terrain means an increased risk of residents and tourists coming into contact with rodents that carry the plague. Health officials spend the warmer months monitoring squirrels, mice and prairie dog ...more

AP News - Jun 10, 2015 3:38 AM

Even opponents of abortion say it may be hard for Georgia authorities to follow through with prosecuting a woman for murder because she took a pill to terminate her pregnancy.Kenlissia Jones of Albany was jailed Tuesday in Dougherty County on ch ...more

AP News - Jun 09, 2015 6:25 PM

Advocates on both sides of the abortion debate said Tuesday that they are stunned police arrested a Georgia woman on murder charges after a hospital social worker told officers she terminated her pregnancy by taking abortion pills.Kenlissia Jone ...more

AP News - Jun 09, 2015 8:53 AM

GRAND CANYON, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona health officials plan to start monthly monitoring of public areas along the South Rim of the Grand Canyon for plague.Grand Canyon National Park officials say they're collaborating in the monitoring that will be ...more

AP News - Jun 09, 2015 12:27 AM

SECAUCUS, N.J. (AP) — The best ovation of Jason Boulais' career came a month after his final pitch.The University of South Carolina Beaufort reliever was honored at the Major League Baseball draft Monday night after he sacrificed part of his sen ...more

AP News - Jun 08, 2015 5:07 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — Lyme disease makes the headlines but there are plenty of additional reasons to avoid tick bites. New research highlights the latest in a growing list of tick-borne threats — a distant relative of Lyme that's easy to confuse with other ...more

AP News - Jun 04, 2015 7:03 PM

NEW YORK (AP) — "The Dr. Oz Show" has created a position heading up the program's medical unit and hired a physician from Consumer Reports to fill it.The daytime health advice show announced Thursday the hiring of Dr. Michael Crupain in the newl ...more

AP News - Jun 04, 2015 5:05 PM

Tulsa forward Glory Johnson-Griner will miss the WNBA season after announcing Thursday on Instagram that she is pregnant.Johnson-Griner, who married Phoenix Mercury star Brittney Griner last month following a highly publicized domestic violence ...more

AP News - Jun 03, 2015 2:44 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry has begun physical therapy as he recovers from surgery to his broken leg but his return to work in Washington remains unclear.The State Department said Wednesday that Kerry "was up and out of bed" ...more