Health

ATLANTA (AP) — Last fall, when Martin Meltzer calculated that 1.4 million people might contract Ebola in West Africa, the world paid attention. This was, he said, a worst-case scenario. But Meltzer is the most famous disease modeler for the nation's pre-eminent public health...
ATLANTA (AP) — Last fall, when Martin Meltzer calculated that 1.4 million people might contract Ebola in West Africa, the world paid attention. This was, he said, a worst-case scenario. But Meltzer is the most famous disease modeler for the nation's pre-eminent public health...
SPARKS, Nev. (AP) — Fifteen years after Nevadans voted to legalize it, medical marijuana was sold legally in the state for the first time Friday at a dispensary in a strip mall about 5 miles east of downtown Reno. Dressed in polo shirts, tie-dyes and button-downs, about 75...
SPARKS, Nev. (AP) — Fifteen years after Nevadans voted to legalize it, medical marijuana was sold legally in the state for the first time Friday at a dispensary in a strip mall about 5 miles east of downtown Reno. Dressed in polo shirts, tie-dyes and button-downs, about 75...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton is in "excellent physical condition and fit to serve as president," her physician declared Friday — just one in a flood of disclosures about the Democratic presidential candidate pushed out by her campaign on a busy summer day. Within a...
NEW YORK (AP) — A third person with Legionnaires' disease has died as New York City investigators search for the source of an outbreak that has sickened dozens. A spokesman for Mayor Bill de Blasio (dih BLAH'-zee-oh) says 11 more people have been hospitalized in the South Bronx...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton is in "excellent physical condition and fit to serve as president of the United States," her physician says — just one in a flood of disclosures about the Democratic presidential candidate that arrived on a busy summer Friday. Within a...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton's physician said Friday that the Democratic presidential candidate is in "excellent physical condition" and has completely recovered from the effects of a concussion she suffered in 2012. The assessment, which pronounced Clinton "fit to...
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A former Pennsylvania hospital employee has been indicted on charges he performed flawed genetic tests on 124 late-stage cancer patients and then lied about it. Federal prosecutors in Harrisburg said Friday that 60-year-old Floyd Benko, of Palmyra, has...