Health

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian Carnival could be called a hungry mosquito's dream — five days of non-stop street parties that bring together millions of revelers in an inviting mass of bare ankles, uncovered legs and denuded torsos. So the mosquito-borne Zika virus might be...
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian Carnival could be called a hungry mosquito's dream — five days of non-stop street parties that bring together millions of revelers in an inviting mass of bare ankles, uncovered legs and denuded torsos. So the mosquito-borne Zika virus might be...
HONOLULU (AP) — After listening to Hawaii residents speak out against vaccines and saying they cause everything from autism to the Zika virus, Hawaii lawmakers killed a bill to speed up the state's process for adopting federal vaccination guidelines. The bill would have allowed...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A doctor convicted of murder for prescribing "crazy, outrageous amounts" of painkillers that left three patients dead could get life in prison at her sentencing scheduled for Friday. Dr. Hsiu-Ying "Lisa" Tseng's second-degree murder conviction in October is...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A doctor convicted of murder for prescribing "crazy, outrageous amounts" of painkillers that left three patients dead could get life in prison at her sentencing scheduled for Friday. Dr. Hsiu-Ying "Lisa" Tseng's second-degree murder conviction in October is...
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A state senator in Utah wants to declare pornography a public health crisis, echoing an argument being made around the U.S. by conservative religious groups as porn becomes more accessible on smartphones and tablets. Republican Sen. Todd Weiler, a Mormon,...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — An uninvited guest at the NFL's annual pre-Super Bowl news conference about health and safety, Chris Nowinski stood nearby and listened Thursday as one of the league's chief advisers about concussions declined to acknowledge a link between football and the...
HONOLULU (AP) — After listening to Hawaii residents speak out against vaccines and saying they cause everything from autism to the Zika virus, Hawaii lawmakers killed a bill to speed up the state's process for adopting federal vaccination guidelines. The bill would have allowed...
HONOLULU (AP) — After listening to Hawaii residents speak out against vaccines saying they cause everything from autism to the Zika virus, Hawaii lawmakers killed a bill to speed up the state's process for adopting federal vaccination guidelines. The bill would have allowed the...