Health

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal agriculture officials say they have found avian influenza in a commercial turkey flock in central California. The U.S. Department of Agriculture said Saturday that the facility in Stanislaus County has been quarantined and birds from the affected flock...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal agriculture officials say they have found avian influenza in a commercial turkey flock in central California. The U.S. Department of Agriculture said Saturday that the facility in Stanislaus County has been quarantined and birds from the affected flock...
DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — A top U.N. official in the fight against Ebola greeted just three patients at one treatment center he visited this week in Sierra Leone. Families in Liberia are no longer required to cremate the remains of loved ones to halt the spread of the virulent...
DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — A top U.N. official in the fight against Ebola greeted just three patients at one treatment center he visited this week in Sierra Leone. Families in Liberia are no longer required to cremate the remains of loved ones to halt the spread of the virulent...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal health regulators have approved a second vaccine to prevent a strain of bacteria that can cause deadly cases of meningitis. The Food and Drug Administration said it cleared Novartis' Bexsero vaccine against a subtype of meningococcal bacteria in people...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Bowing to an outcry over online privacy, the Obama administration reversed itself Friday, scaling back the release of consumers' personal information from the government's health insurance website. The administration made the changes to HealthCare.gov after The...
NEW YORK (AP) — All youth football games would be required to have a doctor present to monitor possible concussions as part of legislation considered Friday by the New York City Council. The hearing focused on the safety of young players who are even more vulnerable to brain...
FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) — Showing how much one Colorado city loves its bikes, cyclists who go to the hospital by ambulance no longer have to leave their rides behind. Poudre (POO'-dur) Valley Hospital in Fort Collins, home of Colorado State University, has equipped all 14 of...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is reversing itself after an outcry over consumer privacy on HealthCare.gov, the government's health insurance website. The Associated Press confirms that the administration made changes to the website to scale back release of consumers...