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Monday, Apr 17, 2017 at 08:28 PM CDT

Stopping Zika in its Tracks: Medicine's Next Big Thing

Stopping Zika in its Tracks: Medicine's Next Big Thing

Over 5,000 cases of Zika virus have been reported in the United States since 2015, and scientists say there may be a resurgence of more cases in coming months. Researchers are learning more about the dangerous...

Monday, Apr 17, 2017 at 06:18 AM CDT

Central Market Redefining 'Eating Fresh'

Central Market Redefining 'Eating Fresh'

Central Market is redefining what it means to "eat fresh" with its community gardens.

Monday, Apr 17, 2017 at 05:59 AM CDT

Overcoming Opioids: The Quest for Less Addictive Drugs

Overcoming Opioids: The Quest for Less Addictive Drugs

Tummy tucks really hurt. Doctors carve from hip to hip, slicing off skin, tightening muscles, tugging at innards. Patients often need strong painkillers for days or even weeks, but Mary Hernandez went home on...

Saturday, Apr 15, 2017 at 08:44 AM CDT

Technology Increases Success Rates For Fertility Treatment

Technology Increases Success Rates For Fertility Treatment

A new technology that allows embryologists to watch embryo development in real-time is proving successful for couples using invitro fertilization.

Friday, Apr 14, 2017 at 04:15 PM CDT

How Trump Insurance Changes Could Affect Coverage Next Year

How Trump Insurance Changes Could Affect Coverage Next Year

A much tighter sign-up deadline and coverage delays will be waiting for some health insurance customers now that President Donald Trump's administration has finished a plan designed to stabilize shaky insurance...

Friday, Apr 14, 2017 at 04:06 PM CDT

Hyland's Teething Tablets Recalled Over Levels of Toxic Herb

Hyland's Teething Tablets Recalled Over Levels of Toxic Herb

The maker of Hyland's teething tablets has issued a recall for any remaining packages at the urging of U.S. regulators, who say the medicine has inconsistent levels of a herb that can be poisonous. Standard...

Thursday, Apr 13, 2017 at 04:50 PM CDT

The Difference Between ADHD & Immaturity

The Difference Between ADHD & Immaturity

New research shows that younger students in classrooms are more likely to be diagnosed with ADHD.

Friday, Apr 14, 2017 at 06:02 AM CDT

Trump Allows States to Block Some Abortion Provider Funding

Trump Allows States to Block Some Abortion Provider Funding

Further chipping away at his predecessor's legacy, President Donald Trump signed legislation Thursday that lets states deny federal family planning money to Planned Parenthood and other abortion providers. Tru...

Thursday, Apr 13, 2017 at 08:06 AM CDT
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By Marilynn Marchione | AP Chief Medical Writer

Marathons May Delay Medical Care for Non-Runners

Marathons can be risky for hearts, but not necessarily those of the runners....View gallery

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Wednesday, Apr 12, 2017 at 06:30 PM CDT

Apple Working on the Holy Grail for Treating Diabetes

Apple Working on the Holy Grail for Treating Diabetes

Apple has hired a small team of biomedical engineers to work at a nondescript office in Palo Alto, miles from corporate headquarters, CNBC reported Wednesday. They are part of a super secret initiative,...

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