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SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — Medical experts warned Friday the anti-vaccination lobby is growing in Bosnia, using scientifically discredited arguments to stoke parental fears in the worst-affected country in Europe's measles outbreak. This trend — combined with a...
BETHESDA, Md. (AP) — The U.S. and Liberian governments are starting the first formal patient testing of an experimental Ebola virus treatment that's been used on an emergency basis. The drug, ZMapp, contains three genetically engineered proteins designed to home on a target on...
AMSTERDAM (AP) — Authorities in Amsterdam warned Friday that potentially lethal white heroin is being sold as cocaine in the city after three Danish tourists became ill this week. Three people died and 17 became seriously ill with breathing problems late last year after inhaling...
AMSTERDAM (AP) — Authorities in Amsterdam are warning about potentially lethal white heroin that is being sold as cocaine after three Danish tourists became ill in the city this week. Three people died and 17 became seriously ill with breathing problems late last year after...
SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — Medical experts are warning that the anti-vaccination lobby is growing in Bosnia, often using scientifically discredited arguments to stoke parental fears in the worst-affected country in Europe's measles outbreak. This trend — combined with a...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The first peek at a major study of how Americans smoke suggests many use combinations of products, and often e-cigarettes are part of the mix. It's a preliminary finding, but it highlights some key questions as health officials assess electronic cigarettes. "...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Gothic hip-hop artist who called herself "the Michelangelo of buttocks injections" testified at her murder trial on Thursday that she got into body sculpting 20 years ago to help transgender friends and has since performed thousands of procedures. Padge-...
ATLANTA (AP) — A federal panel on Thursday recommended that two new meningitis vaccines only be used for rare outbreaks, resisting tearful pleas to give it routinely to teens and college students. The vaccines target B strain meningococcal disease, which comes on like the flu at...
CHICAGO (AP) — Millions of Americans have a big personal stake in next Wednesday's Supreme Court challenge to the nation's health care law: Can they legally continue to get subsidies to help pay for their insurance? If the court says no, people across more than 30 states could...