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Scientist considered father of birth control pill dies

AP Health News - 1 hour 6 min ago
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Carl Djerassi, the chemist widely considered the father of the birth control pill, has died. 2015-01-31T18:19:00-05:00 2015-01-31T23:19:22-05:00

Drive to repeal medical device tax no slam dunk in Congress

AP Health News - 1 hour 6 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — It flew through the Republican-run House in 2012, and a year later 79 of the Democratic-led Senate's 100 members embraced it. With Republicans now controlling both chambers of Congress, the chances for repealing the 2.3 percent tax on medical devices are better than ever. 2015-01-30T22:28:00-05:00 2015-01-31T03:28:13-05:00

Crash victim thanks donors whose blood saved his life

AP Health News - 1 hour 6 min ago
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Brandon Levine exchanged handshakes and hugs with nearly two dozen of his blood brothers and sisters, people he had never met but knew had saved his life. 2015-01-30T22:40:00-05:00 2015-01-31T03:40:43-05:00

More measles cases found in California

AP Health News - 1 hour 6 min ago
LOS ANGELES (AP) — More measles cases have been found in California, health officials said Friday. 2015-01-30T15:13:00-05:00 2015-01-30T20:13:31-05:00

White House: Science indicates parents should vaccinate kids

AP Health News - 1 hour 6 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — Amid the measles outbreak stemming from California, the White House is telling parents that science indicates they should vaccinate their children. 2015-01-30T10:51:00-05:00 2015-01-30T15:51:49-05:00

Milk does a body good? A look at the science

AP Health News - 1 hour 6 min ago
NEW YORK (AP) — Embattled milk producers launched a social media campaign this week to rebuild public confidence in the health benefits of their product. 2015-01-30T07:21:00-05:00 2015-01-30T12:21:55-05:00

Flu hospitalizations of elderly hit record high, CDC says

AP Health News - 1 hour 6 min ago
NEW YORK (AP) — Some new evidence this is a particularly bad flu season: Flu-related hospitalizations of the elderly are the highest since the government started tracking that statistic nine years ago. 2015-01-30T08:03:00-05:00 2015-01-30T13:03:58-05:00

Obama calls on Congress to fund 'precision medicine' studies

AP Health News - 1 hour 6 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — Holding out the promise of major medical breakthroughs, President Barack Obama on Friday called on Congress to approve spending in medical research that tailors treatment to an individual's genes. 2015-01-30T07:05:00-05:00 2015-01-30T12:05:46-05:00

Some doctors won't see patients with anti-vaccine views

AP Health News - 1 hour 6 min ago
LOS ANGELES (AP) — With California gripped by a measles outbreak, Dr. Charles Goodman posted a clear notice in his waiting room and on Facebook: His practice will no longer see children whose parents won't get them vaccinated. 2015-01-29T22:35:00-05:00 2015-01-30T03:35:21-05:00

Black breast-feeding gatherings battle troubling health gaps

AP Health News - 1 hour 6 min ago
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Once a month, baby-toting young women gather in a YMCA conference room to share tips, talk about and demonstrate breast-feeding — an age-old yet sometimes shunned practice in their community. 2015-01-29T08:36:00-05:00 2015-01-29T13:36:29-05:00

Seahawks repeat would be a scary prospect for NFL

AP Sports News - 1 hour 6 min ago
PHOENIX (AP) — Here are some scary thoughts for the rest of the NFL: 2015-02-01T06:09:27-05:00 2015-02-01T05:34:45-05:00

Anderson Silva beats Nick Diaz in comeback fight at UFC 183

AP Sports News - 1 hour 6 min ago
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Maybe Anderson Silva wasn't quite the Spider again. After 13 months off with a broken leg, a comfortable victory over a taunting opponent was enough to make him collapse in tears. 2015-02-01T06:09:27-05:00 2015-02-01T01:27:50-05:00

Rodgers wins MVP, Watt unanimous top AP defensive player

AP Sports News - 1 hour 6 min ago
PHOENIX (AP) — Just living the dream. And looking for more. 2015-02-01T06:09:27-05:00 2015-02-01T04:51:09-05:00

Sons represent late Junior Seau at Hall of Fame announcement

AP Sports News - 1 hour 6 min ago
PHOENIX (AP) — One by one, the newest members of the Pro Football Hall of Fame stepped onto the stage as their names were called. When the eighth man elected Saturday, the late Junior Seau, was announced, his two sons stood with the group. 2015-01-31T17:55:00-05:00 2015-01-31T22:55:31-05:00

Horford, Hawks extend streak with 91-85 win over 76ers

AP Sports News - 1 hour 6 min ago
ATLANTA (AP) — The 76ers' decision to "let it fly" with 3-pointers almost grounded the Hawks' winning streak. 2015-01-31T18:20:00-05:00 2015-01-31T23:20:52-05:00

Late rally lifts No. 4 Duke past No. 2 Virginia, 69-63

AP Sports News - 1 hour 6 min ago
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Quinn Cook, Tyus Jones and No. 4 Duke got their biggest shots to start falling just in time. 2015-01-31T17:33:00-05:00 2015-01-31T22:33:10-05:00

LeBron makes Love a winner in return to Minnesota, 106-90

AP Sports News - 1 hour 6 min ago
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The boos were raining down on Kevin Love and his 3-pointer wasn't falling in the building he used to call home. 2015-01-31T18:58:00-05:00 2015-01-31T23:58:40-05:00

Laird takes a 3-shot lead in Phoenix Open

AP Sports News - 1 hour 6 min ago
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Martin Laird watched the ball disappear into the cup on the par-3 16th hole and put some elbow grease into his fist pump. 2015-01-31T14:23:00-05:00 2015-01-31T19:23:07-05:00

Super Bowl the final act of the NFL's worst season

AP Sports News - 1 hour 6 min ago
PHOENIX (AP) — Domestic violence. Questionable discipline. Player safety. Confusing officiating. Deflated footballs. 2015-01-31T08:41:00-05:00 2015-01-31T13:41:39-05:00

Column: Brady the greatest ever in SB? Not so fast

AP Sports News - 1 hour 6 min ago
PHOENIX (AP) — His teammates were mostly showered and gone, but Tom Brady was having trouble even bringing himself to move. He sat in front of his locker in Indianapolis, pulling on a pair of boots with a pained look seemingly etched on his face. 2015-01-31T10:01:00-05:00 2015-01-31T15:01:21-05:00


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