Medical News

WASHINGTON (AP) — Transplants of insulin-producing pancreas cells are a long hoped-for treatment for diabetes — and a new study shows they can protect the most seriously ill patients from a life-threatening complication of the disease, an important step toward U.S. approval...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Zika may stand convicted of causing devastating birth defects but there still are lots of questions about how much of a threat the virus poses to pregnant women, and what to do about it. Part of the answer has to do with geography: So far, mosquitoes aren't...
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — The first time Jason Ebert needed an air ambulance, it saved his life. The second time, it nearly broke the bank. Both times, Montana doctors ordered Ebert flown 150 miles from Bozeman to Billings for treatment. But while insurance covered the first flight,...
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — As the air ambulance industry has grown, so too have complaints about cost and the lack of regulations. Patients flown by an out-of-network provider have received bills for tens of thousands of dollars after their insurance plan makes its payment. Air...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Zika may stand convicted of causing devastating birth defects but there still are lots of questions about how much of a threat the virus poses to pregnant women, and what to do about it. Part of the answer has to do with geography: So far, mosquitoes aren't...
DENVER (AP) — Colorado kids are not smoking more pot since the drug became legal — but their older siblings and parents certainly are, according to a long-awaited report giving the most comprehensive data yet on the effects of the state's 2012 recreational marijuana law. The...
DENVER (AP) — Colorado kids aren't smoking more pot since the drug became legal — but their older siblings and parents certainly are. That's according to a long-awaited report giving the most comprehensive data yet on the effects of Colorado's 2012 recreational marijuana law...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Transplants of insulin-producing pancreas cells are a long hoped-for treatment for diabetes — and a new study shows they can protect the most seriously ill patients from a life-threatening complication of the disease, an important step toward U.S. approval...
TBILISI, Georgia (AP) — Georgia's security service has announced the arrest of six people suspected of illegally acquiring uranium-238 and trying to sell the radioactive substance for $200 million. Investigator Savle Motiashvili says Monday the uranium was seized at the Tbilisi...