Cleaning Up Your Gut: Why Periodic Detoxing Helps

Your intestines are host to both negative and positive bacteria by the billions.  While the ill…

US communities reach out to homeless as liver disease surges

WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — This industrial city in central Massachusetts has had many nicknames through the…

Tunisia: 12 infants die of hospital-acquired infection

TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — Twelve newborn babies have died in Tunisia after acquiring infections at the…

Correction: Facebook-Vaccine Misinformation story

NEW YORK (AP)  — In a story March 7 about Facebook fighting vaccine information on its platform, The…

Ebola treatment center in Congo is attacked again; 1 dead

KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — Armed assailants again attacked an Ebola treatment center in the heart of…

US regulators clear path for genetically modified salmon

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. regulators are giving the green light to salmon genetically modified to grow…

Response to Ebola in Congo hampered by violence, says group

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Health workers battling Ebola in eastern Congo are facing “a climate of…

Broken bones from falls on the rise among older dog walkers

Broken bones from falls while dog walking are on the rise among older U.S. adults and…

FDA allows treatment of depression with club drug’s cousin

WASHINGTON (AP) — A mind-altering medication related to the club drug Special K won U.S. approval…

Trippy ketamine-like drug approved for severe depression

WASHINGTON (AP)  — U.S. health officials have approved a medication related to the mind-altering drug ketamine as…

Teen tells Senate why he defied his mom to get vaccinated

WASHINGTON (AP) — An Ohio teen defied his mother’s anti-vaccine beliefs and started getting his shots when…

First lady asks public to see opioid crisis as ‘human story’

LAS VEGAS(AP) — First lady Melania Trump is asking the public to look beyond the raw numbers…

High heat warnings go out too late in some of US, study says

WASHINGTON(AP)— A new study finds even moderate heat sends Northerners to the hospital, suggesting that government…

Lilly to sell cheaper version of top-selling insulin Humalog

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Eli Lilly is offering a half-price version of its top-selling insulin Humalog as…

Cat that has lived in Alaska general store is being evicted

HOMER, Alaska (AP) — A cat named Stormy that has spent more than six years as…

Walmart to make ‘every effort’ to keep disabled greeters

After more than a week of backlash, Walmart is pledging to make “every effort” to find…

Weeks after 2030 HIV pledge, report shows US headway stalled

NEW YORK / FEBRUARY 27, 2019 (STL.News) Three weeks after President Donald Trump announced a campaign to…

Germany’s Bayer vows strong defense in Roundup cancer cases

BERLIN / FEBRUARY 27, 2019 (STL.News) Germany‘s Bayer AG, which bought Monsanto Co. last year, has underlined…

China drafts rules on biotech after gene editing scandal

BEIJING (AP) — China has unveiled draft regulations on gene-editing and other new biomedical technologies it…

WWE’s Roman Reigns announces leukemia in remission

ATLANTA (AP) — The Big Dog is back. Professional wrestler Roman Reigns says his leukemia is…

High-stakes trial starts in Roundup weed killer cancer claim

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A jury in federal court in San Francisco will decide whether Roundup…

High school manager with cerebral palsy joins team on court

GRAND LEDGE, Mich.(AP) — Two Michigan high school basketball teams set rivalries aside so a team…

Liz Weston: Should you move abroad for health care?

The notion that health care outside the U.S. could be good as well as cheap is…

WASHINGTON | White House manages expectations for second Kim summit

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is trying to manage expectations for his second summit with…

WASHINGTON | Congress mulls cap on what Medicare enrollees pay for drugs

WASHINGTON (AP) — With health care a top issue for American voters, Congress may actually be…

USA Football unveils council to oversee developmental model

USA Football has introduced the council that will oversee the implementation of its Football Development Model…

2018’s Fattest States in America + Diabetes Facts & Statistics – WalletHub Reports

With November being National Diabetes Awareness Month and Americans collectively spending nearly $237 billion per year…

WASHINGTON | US ‘gravely concerned’ about jailed Cuban activist’s health

WASHINGTON  — A State Department spokeswoman says the U.S. is “gravely concerned” about the health of…

NEW YORK | Health and tech stocks dip; Amazon flirts with $1 trillion

NEW YORK— U.S. stocks finished lower Tuesday as losses for health care and technology companies canceled…

Health News: National Governors Association Releases Report on Strategies to Address Public Health Crises

WILMINGTON, DE — Delaware was one of 11 states that vetted potential strategies through the National…