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4th patient infected during mold outbreak at hospital dies

AP Health News - 1 hour 54 min ago
PITTSBURGH (AP) — A fourth transplant patient who contracted a fungal infection during a mold outbreak at a western Pennsylvania hospital has died, officials said Sunday. 2016-02-07T20:10:24-05:00 2016-02-07T14:00:48-05:00

Heroin scourge changes role of police in hard-hit areas

AP Health News - 1 hour 54 min ago
CINCINNATI (AP) — Forehead furrowed, a woman drags on a Camel cigarette, admitting she has only vague memories of nearly dying five days earlier. 2016-02-07T20:10:24-05:00 2016-02-07T11:50:51-05:00

Duchess of Cambridge: Support children's mental health

AP Health News - 1 hour 54 min ago
LONDON (AP) — The Duchess of Cambridge says in a new video that she and Prince William want all children to get support during difficult times to help them overcome mental health challenges. 2016-02-07T20:10:24-05:00 2016-02-07T19:02:38-05:00

Mormon church comes out against Utah medical marijuana bill

AP Health News - 1 hour 54 min ago
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Mormon church has come out against a Utah bill that would allow the medical use of edible pot products, a position that could be a serious blow to one of two medical marijuana proposals before state lawmakers. 2016-02-07T20:10:24-05:00 2016-02-06T23:10:55-05:00

New York moves to stop gay conversion therapy for youths

AP Health News - 1 hour 54 min ago
NEW YORK (AP) — New York is taking steps to stop therapists from trying to change young people's sexual orientation, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Saturday, joining a number of states that have acted against what's known as gay conversion therapy. 2016-02-07T20:10:24-05:00 2016-02-06T22:28:27-05:00

Colombia: 3,177 pregnant women with Zika; no microcephaly

AP Health News - 1 hour 54 min ago
BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos said Saturday that there's no evidence Zika has caused any cases of the birth defect known as microcephaly in his country, though it has diagnosed 3,177 pregnant women with the virus. 2016-02-07T20:10:24-05:00 2016-02-06T17:13:39-05:00

Tests show few high lead readings in Ohio village's water

AP Health News - 1 hour 54 min ago
SEBRING, Ohio (AP) — Regulators say lead levels in tap water have been below the federal allowable limit in 96 percent of the samples tested this past week in a northeast Ohio village. 2016-02-07T20:10:24-05:00 2016-02-06T14:04:59-05:00

CDC: Men who were in Zika areas should use condoms

AP Health News - 1 hour 54 min ago
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. health officials issued guidelines Friday to prevent the sexual transmission of the Zika virus, telling men who have been to outbreak areas to use condoms during sex with pregnant women. 2016-02-07T20:10:24-05:00 2016-02-05T14:54:04-05:00

Karolinska University to investigate stem-cell scientist

AP Health News - 1 hour 54 min ago
LONDON (AP) — Sweden's Karolinska University says it is commissioning an external investigation into stem-cell scientist Paolo Macchiarini, who was cleared last year of misconduct charges related to his creation of wind pipes made from patients' stem cells. 2016-02-07T20:10:24-05:00 2016-02-05T06:54:56-05:00

Utah lawmaker: Pornography a public health crisis

AP Health News - 1 hour 54 min ago
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. 2016-02-07T20:10:24-05:00 2016-02-05T11:59:25-05:00


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