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Mom convicted of killing son, 5, by poisoning him with salt

AP Health News - 2 hours 33 min ago
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — A woman who blogged for years about her son's constant health woes was convicted Monday of poisoning him to death by force-feeding heavy concentrations of sodium through his stomach tube. 2015-03-03T04:09:59-05:00 2015-03-02T21:37:28-05:00

AP EXPLAINS: Supreme Court case against Obama's health law

AP Health News - 2 hours 33 min ago
NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court this week hears a challenge to President Barack Obama's health care overhaul. If successful, the lawsuit would cripple Obama's prized domestic achievement, a program that has brought the U.S. as close as it has ever come to universal health care. The Affordable Care Act passed Congress in 2010 without a single Republican vote in favor. An explanation of the legal case: 2015-03-03T04:09:59-05:00 2015-03-02T18:38:21-05:00

New FDA official inherits raft of projects, challenges

AP Health News - 2 hours 33 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — One of the nation's leading medical researchers joined the Food and Drug Administration on Monday, taking on the agency's No. 2 leadership job at a critical juncture for prescription drugs, medical devices and tobacco products. 2015-03-03T04:09:59-05:00 2015-03-02T17:28:15-05:00

UN warns against complacency as Ebola fight enters new phase

AP Health News - 2 hours 33 min ago
BRUSSELS (AP) — The United Nations is urging donors, organizations and countries fighting Ebola in West Africa not to give in to complacency as the death toll from the virus climbs toward 10,000. 2015-03-03T04:09:59-05:00 2015-03-02T15:28:52-05:00

Nurse who survived Ebola sues Dallas hospital system

AP Health News - 2 hours 33 min ago
DALLAS (AP) — The Dallas hospital that treated the first patient to be diagnosed in the U.S. with Ebola lied to Congress when it said its staff was trained to handle the deadly virus, a nurse who contracted the disease contends in a lawsuit filed Monday. 2015-03-03T04:09:59-05:00 2015-03-02T18:20:07-05:00

Survey: Parents increasingly ask doctors to delay vaccines

AP Health News - 2 hours 33 min ago
CHICAGO (AP) — Parents have increasingly pressured doctors to delay vaccines for young children, making their kids and others vulnerable to preventable diseases, a study suggests. 2015-03-03T04:09:59-05:00 2015-03-02T09:15:09-05:00

Young girl's story may lead Idaho to approve marijuana oil

AP Health News - 2 hours 33 min ago
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Ten-year-old Alexis Carey has a rare but intractable form of epilepsy, Dravet Syndrome. The genetic disease causes severe and multiple seizures, which often leave parents guessing if the terror of watching their child seize up will pass or turn fatal. 2015-03-03T04:09:59-05:00 2015-03-01T13:38:03-05:00

Sierra Leone's vice president in quarantine for Ebola

AP Health News - 2 hours 33 min ago
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — Sierra Leone's vice president has put himself in quarantine following the death from Ebola of one of his security guards. 2015-03-03T04:09:59-05:00 2015-03-01T12:54:26-05:00

Firm agrees to refund to settle suit over weight-loss pills

AP Health News - 2 hours 33 min ago
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Salt Lake City-based company has agreed to pay refunds to consumers who purchased its weight-loss tablets to settle a class-action lawsuit that claimed its advertising slogan, "Eat All You Want & Still Lose Weight," was deceptive. 2015-02-28T13:28:00-05:00 2015-02-28T18:28:19-05:00

Added tax season hassle for some due to health form errors

AP Health News - 2 hours 33 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — It's not uncommon to feel some trepidation around tax-filing season. 2015-02-28T06:47:00-05:00 2015-02-28T11:47:05-05:00

Harrington survives a splash and ends a long drought

AP Sports News - 2 hours 33 min ago
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Even in the midst of a drought so long it looked as though Padraig Harrington's best golf was behind him, he never stopped working. 2015-03-03T04:09:49-05:00 2015-03-03T02:19:33-05:00

Rangers' rivals counter by stocking up at NHL trade deadline

AP Sports News - 2 hours 33 min ago
New York Rangers general manager Glen Sather struck the first bold move of the weekend by acquiring playmaking defenseman Keith Yandle in a trade with the Arizona Coyotes. 2015-03-03T04:09:49-05:00 2015-03-03T02:40:23-05:00

LEADING OFF: What's on deck today at spring training

AP Sports News - 2 hours 33 min ago
What to watch for today at spring training: 2015-03-03T04:09:49-05:00 2015-03-03T02:04:25-05:00

Final week of regular season filled with intriguing matchups

AP Sports News - 2 hours 33 min ago
Conference tournaments begin this week and there will be some important games for ranked teams in a few of the smaller leagues. 2015-03-03T04:09:49-05:00 2015-03-03T02:25:34-05:00

To tag or not to tag an NFL quandary

AP Sports News - 2 hours 33 min ago
NFL games have begun for 2015. 2015-03-03T04:09:49-05:00 2015-03-02T19:35:58-05:00

No franchise tag for Detroit's Suh as deadline passes

AP Sports News - 2 hours 33 min ago
DETROIT (AP) — Ndamukong Suh can test the open market when free agency begins March 10 after the Detroit Lions did not use the franchise tag on the star defensive tackle. 2015-03-03T04:09:49-05:00 2015-03-02T19:52:33-05:00

Peterson just 1 of the players left in limbo by ruling

AP Sports News - 2 hours 33 min ago
BOSTON (AP) — There is a defensive end heading for free agency who had 15 sacks in his last full season. The kind of player a team can build a pass rush around, if he were spending more time on the football field and less in the courts fighting domestic abuse charges. 2015-03-03T04:09:49-05:00 2015-03-02T19:43:40-05:00

Vikings have had 'open dialogue' with Peterson

AP Sports News - 2 hours 33 min ago
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings have been trying to take advantage of their opportunity to communicate with Adrian Peterson. 2015-03-03T04:09:49-05:00 2015-03-02T17:36:20-05:00

Kurt Busch to follow guidelines toward NASCAR reinstatement

AP Sports News - 2 hours 33 min ago
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Kurt Busch has agreed to follow NASCAR's recommended guidelines to be eligible for eventual reinstatement. 2015-03-03T04:09:49-05:00 2015-03-02T13:41:29-05:00

Dragic scores 21, Heat beat Suns 115-98 as tensions run high

AP Sports News - 2 hours 33 min ago
MIAMI (AP) — Making no effort to downplay how much this win meant to him, Goran Dragic thanked the Miami Heat for his birthday present. 2015-03-03T04:09:49-05:00 2015-03-02T23:59:18-05:00


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