Health

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The U.S. surgeon general is urging Puerto Rico to step up its public education campaign against Zika and warns that that 25 percent of the island will be infected by the mosquito-borne virus by year's end. Dr. Vivek Murthy said during a visit to the...
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The U.S. surgeon general is urging Puerto Rico to step up its public education campaign against Zika and warns that that 25 percent of the island will be infected by the mosquito-borne virus by year's end. Dr. Vivek Murthy said during a visit to the...
WASHINGTON (AP) — THE ISSUE: About 9 in 10 Americans now have health insurance, more than at any time in history. But progress is incomplete, and the future far from certain. Millions remain uninsured. Quality is still uneven. Costs are high and trending up again. Medicare's...
WASHINGTON (AP) — THE ISSUE: About 9 in 10 Americans now have health insurance, more than at any time in history. But progress is incomplete, and the future far from certain. Millions remain uninsured. Quality is still uneven. Costs are high and trending up again. Medicare's...
MIAMI (AP) — Kids returning to school in a Miami neighborhood linked to Zika infections will be allowed to wear pants and long-sleeved shirts that don't match their school uniforms, but still can't bring mosquito repellent to campus. The Miami Herald reports ( http://hrld.us/...
MIAMI (AP) — Kids returning to school in a Miami neighborhood linked to Zika infections will be allowed to wear pants and long-sleeved shirts that don't match their school uniforms, but still can't bring mosquito repellant to campus. The Miami Herald reports ( http://hrld.us/...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration isn't going to reclassify marijuana and remove it from the list of the most dangerous drugs. The Drug Enforcement Administration says in a lengthy notice in the Federal Registry that it consulted with the Health and Human Services...
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A person has been hospitalized after health officials say they contracted a brain-eating amoeba while swimming in Broward County, Florida. The Florida Department of Health confirmed the infection Tuesday. Officials say the person's infection stems...
LONDON (AP) — Detectives are investigating allegations that a British player at the Wimbledon tennis tournament was poisoned, after she fell ill with a bacterial infection that can be spread through rat urine, London's Metropolitan Police said Thursday. Gabriella Taylor was...