Health

LONDON (AP) — Thousands of doctors have posted picket lines outside hospitals around England in the first all-out strike in the history of the National Health Service. The strike —taking place over two days — marks the first time that even emergency services are affected by...
LONDON (AP) — Thousands of doctors have posted picket lines outside hospitals around England in the first all-out strike in the history of the National Health Service. The strike —taking place over two days — marks the first time that even emergency services are affected by...
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine is marking the 30th anniversary of an explosion at the Chernobyl nuclear plant, the world's worst nuclear disaster. A vigil was held at midnight on Monday in the Ukrainian town of Slavutych where many former Chernobyl workers were relocated. About...
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine is marking the 30th anniversary of an explosion at the Chernobyl nuclear plant, the world's worst nuclear disaster. A vigil was held at midnight on Monday in the Ukrainian town of Slavutych where many former Chernobyl workers were relocated. About...
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — The leadership at the University of Michigan's nursing school says there is value in students making mistakes while treating patients. And when the patients aren't real, that's even better. The Ann Arbor school's new state-of-the-art Clinical Learning...
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — The leadership at the University of Michigan's nursing school says there is value in students making mistakes while treating patients. And when the patients aren't real, that's even better. The Ann Arbor school's new state-of-the-art Clinical Learning...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal health advisers have sided against an experimental treatment for muscular dystrophy, the latest in a series of setbacks for the Sarepta Therapeutics' drug. The panel of experts to the Food and Drug Administration voted 7-3 Monday that the drug was not...
LONDON (AP) — Neurologist Suzanne O'Sullivan won the medically themed Wellcome Book Prize on Monday with "It's All in Your Head," an exploration of the mysteries of psychosomatic illness. O'Sullivan beat five other finalists to take the 30,000 pound ($43,000) prize, which aims...
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut's highest court has ruled that lawsuits against cigarette manufacturers aren't prohibited by an exemption in liability law, bolstering the case of a smoker who got cancer and won a $28 million judgment against a tobacco company. The decision...