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White House unveils plan to fight antibiotic-resistant germs

AP Health News - 1 hour 39 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House on Friday announced a five-year plan to fight the threat posed by antibiotic-resistant bacteria amid fears that once-treatable germs could become deadly. 2015-03-27T12:35:00-04:00 2015-03-27T16:35:51-04:00

Sierra Leoneans to stay home in final push to stop Ebola

AP Health News - 1 hour 39 min ago
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — Sierra Leone's 6 million people were told to stay home for three days beginning Friday, except for religious services, as the West African nation attempted a final push to rid itself of Ebola. 2015-03-27T16:03:00-04:00 2015-03-27T20:03:34-04:00

Senate delays vote on bipartisan bill on Medicare doc fees

AP Health News - 1 hour 39 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican-run Senate has delayed giving final congressional approval to bipartisan legislation permanently blocking Medicare cuts for physicians until next month. 2015-03-26T23:22:00-04:00 2015-03-27T03:22:39-04:00

Pelosi irks some allies over bipartisan bill with Boehner

AP Health News - 1 hour 39 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi bruised some longtime liberal allies when she worked with Speaker John Boehner to craft a rare bipartisan accord on Medicare. But lawmakers say it will enhance her stature as a dealmaker, and may help her party avoid being sidelined by majority Republicans over the next two years. 2015-03-27T04:41:00-04:00 2015-03-27T08:41:07-04:00

Indiana governor overrides law to authorize needle exchange

AP Health News - 1 hour 39 min ago
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana Gov. Mike Pence overrode state law and his own anti-drug policies Thursday to authorize a short-term needle-exchange program designed to help contain HIV infections in a rural county where more than six dozen cases have been reported, all of them tied to intravenous drug use. 2015-03-26T13:32:00-04:00 2015-03-26T17:32:02-04:00

Answers to common questions about HIV, needles and drug use

AP Health News - 1 hour 39 min ago
Indiana Gov. Mike Pence has authorized a short-term needle-exchange program and other steps to help contain the spread of HIV among intravenous drug users in one county. Some answers to common questions about needles, drug abuse and the virus that causes AIDS: 2015-03-26T13:17:00-04:00 2015-03-26T17:17:35-04:00

FDA to scrutinize unproven alternative remedies

AP Health News - 1 hour 39 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal officials plan to review the safety and evidence behind alternative remedies like Zicam and Cold-Eeze, products that are protected by federal law, but not accepted by mainstream medicine. 2015-03-26T10:00:00-04:00 2015-03-26T14:00:07-04:00

Price tag of bipartisan bill averting Medicare doc fee cuts

AP Health News - 1 hour 39 min ago
The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office estimates that the bipartisan bill preventing cuts in doctors' fees for treating Medicare patients would total $214 billion in costs over the coming decade. Highlights of the CBO analysis (in rounded numbers): 2015-03-25T23:17:00-04:00 2015-03-26T03:17:15-04:00

Study: Ebola takes worst toll on babies, other young kids

AP Health News - 1 hour 39 min ago
Ebola has taken its greatest toll on babies. About 90 percent of children under age 1 who caught the virus in West Africa died from it, the first large study of the epidemic's impact on children suggests. 2015-03-25T13:31:00-04:00 2015-03-25T17:31:02-04:00

Obama says he's ready to sign Medicare doctor payment fix

AP Health News - 1 hour 39 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama said Wednesday that he's ready to sign good bipartisan legislation to fix Medicare's doctor payment problem, without endorsing any specific legislation. 2015-03-25T09:18:00-04:00 2015-03-25T13:18:48-04:00

INSIDE THE MADNESS: Irish vs blue again, Zags '99 rewind

AP Sports News - 1 hour 39 min ago
Notes and tidbits from around the NCAA Tournament on Friday: 2015-03-27T18:22:00-04:00 2015-03-27T22:22:12-04:00

Hawks beat Heat 99-86, clinch top seed in Eastern Conference

AP Sports News - 1 hour 39 min ago
ATLANTA (AP) — After clinching the top seed in the Eastern Conference playoffs for only the second time in their Atlanta franchise history, the Hawks were left to contemplate the remainder of the regular season. 2015-03-27T19:19:00-04:00 2015-03-27T23:19:16-04:00

South Carolina holds off North Carolina 67-65 in NCAAs

AP Sports News - 1 hour 39 min ago
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — For the second straight year, South Carolina found itself trailing late against North Carolina and staring at an early NCAA Tournament exit despite its No. 1 seed. 2015-03-27T19:30:00-04:00 2015-03-27T23:30:21-04:00

Louisville beats NC State 75-65; on to Elite 8

AP Sports News - 1 hour 39 min ago
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Montrezl Harrell is not ready for the end of his college career at Louisville just yet. Anton Gill helped make sure it continues at least one more game. 2015-03-27T19:25:00-04:00 2015-03-27T23:25:34-04:00

Gonzaga headed to Elite Eight for 1st time since 1999

AP Sports News - 1 hour 39 min ago
HOUSTON (AP) — Growing up in Poland, Przemek Karnowski had to stay up until 2 or 3 a.m. to watch the NCAA Tournament. 2015-03-27T18:54:00-04:00 2015-03-27T22:54:40-04:00

Column: Is Kentucky the greatest college team ever? Might be

AP Sports News - 1 hour 39 min ago
With every dominating win — we're up to 37-0 — it becomes more and more apparent that Kentucky really isn't competing against the remaining teams in the NCAA Tournament. 2015-03-27T15:24:00-04:00 2015-03-27T19:24:03-04:00

Hot Rod Hundley, former NBA player and Jazz announcer, dies

AP Sports News - 1 hour 39 min ago
PHOENIX (AP) — Hot Rod Hundley, the former NBA player who broadcast Jazz games in New Orleans and Utah for 35 years, died Friday. He was 80. 2015-03-27T19:28:00-04:00 2015-03-27T23:28:57-04:00

Notre Dame eyes history, shot at upsetting No. 1 Kentucky

AP Sports News - 1 hour 39 min ago
CLEVELAND (AP) — Beware, Kentucky. That little leprechaun looms. 2015-03-27T18:19:00-04:00 2015-03-27T22:19:43-04:00

Durant to have another surgery, miss rest of season

AP Sports News - 1 hour 39 min ago
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — NBA MVP Kevin Durant will miss the rest of the season and have bone graft surgery next week to treat a fractured bone in his right foot. 2015-03-27T19:21:00-04:00 2015-03-27T23:21:13-04:00

Bo knows when not to change a thing; can Irish slay Goliath?

AP Sports News - 1 hour 39 min ago
Bo Ryan is no fan of change. 2015-03-26T22:24:00-04:00 2015-03-27T02:24:25-04:00


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