Health

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. has a two-pronged strategy on Ebola: Increase desperately needed aid to West Africa and train U.S. medical workers for volunteer duty in the outbreak zone. President Barack Obama has called the outbreak a national security priority. But the...
CANTON, Massachusetts (AP) — Some cut themselves. Others slam their heads against walls or desks — so hard that one girl detached both retinas and a young man triggered a stroke. Another pulled out all his teeth. Self-injury is one of the most difficult behaviors associated with...
CANTON, Massachusetts (AP) — Some cut themselves. Others slam their heads against walls or desks — so hard that one girl detached both retinas and a young man triggered a stroke. Another pulled out all his teeth. Self-injury is one of the most difficult behaviors associated with...
CHICAGO (AP) — An anti-addiction drug used to fight the nation's heroin and painkiller abuse epidemics poses a threat to young children who accidentally swallow relatives' prescriptions, a federal study says. Some children have died. The study found that the drug, buprenorphine...
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela's chronic shortages have begun to encroach on a cultural cornerstone: the boob job. Beauty-obsessed Venezuelans face a scarcity of brand-name breast implants, and women are so desperate that they and their doctors are turning to devices that...
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela's chronic shortages have begun to encroach on a cultural cornerstone: the boob job. Beauty-obsessed Venezuelans face a scarcity of brand-name breast implants, and women are so desperate that they and their doctors are turning to devices that...
CHICAGO (AP) — An anti-addiction drug used to fight the nation's heroin and painkiller abuse epidemics poses a threat to young children who accidentally swallow relatives' prescriptions, a federal study says. Some children have died. The study found that the drug, buprenorphine...
If you're a woman thinking about having a baby and you've never considered genetic testing, an Austin doctor says maybe you should and he tells KLBJ's Perry Watson why. (Additional information from Texas Fertility Center): Texas Fertility Center is partnering with Good Start...
President Barack Obama's health care law uses the tax system to subsidize coverage for the uninsured. Promoting social policy goals through the tax code is a time-honored strategy for both political parties. For example, the nation's main anti-poverty program, the Earned Income...