Medical News

ROCHESTER HILLS, Mich. (AP) — Officials say roughly 200 children ages 5-12 who attended a day camp at a suburban Detroit gym may have been exposed to bacterial meningitis from an infected worker. George Miller, director of Oakland County Department of Health and Human Services,...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Consumers wanting to know if their foods contain genetically modified ingredients will be able to find out for the first time. Congress sent legislation to President Barack Obama on Thursday that would require most food packages to carry a text label, a symbol...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Consumers wanting to know if their foods contain genetically modified ingredients will be able to find out for the first time. Congress sent legislation to President Barack Obama on Thursday that would require most food packages to carry a text label, a symbol...
LONDON (AP) — Britain's Prince Harry has taken a nearly instant HIV test as part of his campaign to raise awareness about the virus. The results of the simple finger-prick test were negative and Harry seemed relieved to find that he was not infected with the virus. Harry...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A large swath of Philadelphia is going car-free for a day in September. Philly.com reports ( http://bit.ly/29zOvs7 ) that since Pope Francis' visit shut down a chunk of the city's streets last year, a group of bicyclists and pedestrians have been pushing for...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly 8 of every 10 U.S. drivers admit expressing anger, aggression or road rage at least once in the previous year, according to a survey released Thursday by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. The behavior could include following too closely, yelling at...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate has given final congressional approval to a compromise bill aimed at curbing abuse of heroin and prescription painkillers, a nationwide epidemic that causes tens of thousands of deaths every year. The Senate approved the bill, 92-2, on Wednesday. It...
LONDON (AP) — Being too heavy may cost you your life — literally. Scientists say overweight people die one year earlier than expected and that moderately obese people die up to three years prematurely. Doctors have long warned that being overweight can lead to health...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The House backed legislation designed to circumvent a California order that requires health insurance companies to pay for elective abortions. The legislation passed 245-182 on a mostly party-line vote on Wednesday. Republicans say the California order upheld...