Health

EASTON, Pa. (AP) — The father of a 6-year-old girl whose teeth were so rotten her life was endangered pleaded guilty to reckless endangerment on Friday. Kenneth Wanamaker Jr. pleaded guilty weeks before a scheduled trial in the case, The Morning Call newspaper in Allentown...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — An outbreak of measles that popped up at Disneyland in late December soon spread to six other U.S. states, Mexico and Canada. Health officials suspect an infected traveler, who caught the virus overseas, visited the theme park and exposed others. The outbreak...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — An outbreak of measles that popped up at Disneyland in late December soon spread to six other U.S. states, Mexico and Canada. Health officials suspect an infected traveler, who caught the virus overseas, visited the theme park and exposed others. The outbreak...
NEW YORK (AP) — Dr. Mehmet Oz is defending himself against 10 doctors who've accused him of promoting "quack treatments" on his TV show. Oz said in a statement Friday that his show provides "multiple points of view" including his own. He added that his own views are offered "...
WASHINGTON (AP) — GlaxoSmithKline is recalling a popular four-in-one flu vaccine because its effectiveness can decline over time. The company alerted U.S. customers Tuesday that the vaccine can lose potency and fail to adequately protect against some strains of the flu. The...
DENVER (AP) — Breaking from decades of "Just Say No"-type messaging about marijuana use, Colorado law enforcement officials are starting a new campaign designed to promote safe marijuana use. The revised campaign starts this weekend, when tens of thousands are expected at public...
WASHINGTON (AP) — In a remote part of the Venezuelan Amazon, scientists have discovered that members of a village isolated from the modern world have the most diverse colonies of bacteria ever reported living in and on the human body. The microbiome — the trillions of mostly...
WASHINGTON (AP) — GlaxoSmithKline is recalling a popular four-in-one flu vaccine distributed throughout the U.S. because its effectiveness can decline over time. The company alerted customers Tuesday that the vaccine can lose potency and fail to adequately protect against some...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — California health authorities say large measles outbreak that began at Disneyland is over.