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Foreigner in Philippines tests positive for MERS virus

AP Health News - 2 hours 30 min ago
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A 36-year-old foreigner who arrived in the Philippines from the Middle East is under quarantine after testing positive for the MERS virus, health officials said Monday. 2015-07-06T05:00:22-04:00 2015-07-06T02:18:12-04:00

Right to die: Colombian man ends life with government backup

AP Health News - 2 hours 30 min ago
BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Dr. Gustavo Quintana walks out of a modest, two-floor apartment building in southern Bogota. Inside his black doctor's bag are vials containing anesthesia and muscle relaxants, a syringe and a rubber tourniquet. The man known in Colombia as Dr. Death has just ended the life of his 234th patient: a middle-aged woman suffering from incurable stomach cancer. 2015-07-06T05:00:22-04:00 2015-07-04T08:12:13-04:00

Minnesota burn survivor leaves hospital after 264 days

AP Health News - 2 hours 30 min ago
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota man who survived being badly burned in a lawnmower explosion was discharged Friday after 264 days in the hospital, but not before his caregivers gathered to say farewell to one of their favorite patients. 2015-07-06T05:00:22-04:00 2015-07-03T21:38:43-04:00

Liberia works to contain Ebola, find source of new cases

AP Health News - 2 hours 30 min ago
MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — Liberia is working hard to contain Ebola and find the source of the latest infections of the deadly virus recorded this week. 2015-07-06T05:00:22-04:00 2015-07-03T11:56:12-04:00

Aetna to buy Humana as health insurer landscape shifts

AP Health News - 2 hours 30 min ago
Aetna aims to spend about $35 billion to buy rival Humana and become the latest health insurer bulking up on government business as the industry adjusts to the federal health care overhaul. 2015-07-06T05:00:22-04:00 2015-07-03T15:07:10-04:00

Thailand's only known MERS patient is virus-free

AP Health News - 2 hours 30 min ago
BANGKOK (AP) — A 75-year-old Omani man who became Thailand's only known case of the often-deadly MERS virus was declared free of the illness by the Health Ministry on Friday. 2015-07-06T05:00:22-04:00 2015-07-03T06:51:08-04:00

Could insulin pills prevent diabetes? Big study seeks answer

AP Health News - 2 hours 30 min ago
CHICAGO (AP) — For nearly a century, insulin has been a life-saving diabetes treatment. Now scientists are testing a tantalizing question: What if pills containing the same medicine patients inject every day could also prevent the disease? 2015-07-06T05:00:22-04:00 2015-07-03T02:32:57-04:00

VA hospital that once treated Civil War veterans could close

AP Health News - 2 hours 30 min ago
HOT SPRINGS, S.D. (AP) — Perched atop a bluff in the remote Black Hills, a veterans hospital built of thick blocks of pink sandstone and topped with red-tiled roofs in a Spanish mission style overlooks the tiny town of Hot Springs, South Dakota, and has provided recovering soldiers a bucolic haven for more than a century. 2015-07-06T05:00:22-04:00 2015-07-03T01:45:39-04:00

FDA clears drug for leading form of cystic fibrosis

AP Health News - 2 hours 30 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal health officials have approved a new combination drug for the most common form of cystic fibrosis, the debilitating inherited disease that causes internal mucus buildup, lung infections and early death. But it will come at a steep price — more than $250,000 for a year's treatment. 2015-07-06T05:00:22-04:00 2015-07-02T16:50:04-04:00

Washington woman's measles death is first in US since 2003

AP Health News - 2 hours 30 min ago
SEATTLE (AP) — A woman killed by measles in Washington state had been vaccinated against the disease as a child but succumbed because she had a compromised immune system, a local health official told a TV station. 2015-07-06T05:00:22-04:00 2015-07-03T17:07:09-04:00

Carli Lloyd becomes Captain America for US women

AP Sports News - 2 hours 30 min ago
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — For a brief time Sunday night, Carli Lloyd's Wikipedia page listed her position as "President of the United States." 2015-07-06T05:00:15-04:00 2015-07-06T03:05:13-04:00

Earnhardt wins rain-delayed Daytona ahead of Dillon's crash

AP Sports News - 2 hours 30 min ago
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A horrific last-lap accident that left drivers fearing for Austin Dillon's safety muted Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s victory in the rain-delayed race at Daytona International Speedway. 2015-07-06T05:00:15-04:00 2015-07-06T04:07:16-04:00

Big moves made, but dealing isn't done in NBA free agency

AP Sports News - 2 hours 30 min ago
LeBron James is available. Marc Gasol, too. 2015-07-06T05:00:15-04:00 2015-07-06T03:02:32-04:00

A-Rod deserves All-Star consideration

AP Sports News - 2 hours 30 min ago
A-Rod the All-Star? 2015-07-06T05:00:15-04:00 2015-07-06T03:33:18-04:00

LEADING OFF: Sale chases record K streak, All-Stars on deck

AP Sports News - 2 hours 30 min ago
A look at what's happening all around the major leagues today: 2015-07-06T05:00:15-04:00 2015-07-06T03:34:32-04:00

The Latest: VP Biden dotes on grandson as he watches final

AP Sports News - 2 hours 30 min ago
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — The latest from the Women's World Cup final (all times local): 2015-07-06T05:00:15-04:00 2015-07-05T23:59:30-04:00

Abby Wambach's World Cup finale comes with coveted trophy

AP Sports News - 2 hours 30 min ago
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Abby Wambach lifted American coach Jill Ellis after the final whistle. She ran to the stands for a hug from her wife. And then along with Christie Rampone, she became the first American to lift the Women's World Cup championship trophy in 16 years. 2015-07-06T05:00:15-04:00 2015-07-05T23:36:53-04:00

4 Royals elected to start All-Star Game; Reds' Frazier, too

AP Sports News - 2 hours 30 min ago
NEW YORK (AP) — The All-Star Game will have a Kansas City flavor, just not as much as it appeared last month. 2015-07-06T05:00:15-04:00 2015-07-05T22:47:00-04:00

NASCAR fans defend, display Confederate flags at Daytona

AP Sports News - 2 hours 30 min ago
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Steven Rebenstorf has numerous flags flying atop his canopy tent inside Daytona International Speedway. 2015-07-06T05:00:15-04:00 2015-07-05T13:33:37-04:00


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