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health / Sat, Dec 9, 2023 2:00 PM

A hospital fire near Rome kills at least 3 and causes an emergency evacuation of all patients

A fire broke in a hospital on Rome’s outskirts has killed at least three people and required the overnight evacuation of the smoke-filled facility...

health / Sat, Dec 9, 2023 1:57 PM

US Coast Guard helicopter that crashed during rescue mission in Alaska is recovered

A U.S. Coast Guard helicopter that crashed in southeast Alaska during a rescue mission last month has been recovered

health / Sat, Dec 9, 2023 1:55 PM

A British Palestinian surgeon gave testimony to a UK war crimes unit after returning from Gaza

A British Palestinian surgeon who spent weeks in the Gaza Strip during the current Israel-Hamas war as part of a Doctors Without Borders medical...

health / Sat, Dec 9, 2023 12:33 PM

‘Shadows of children:’ For the youngest hostages, life moves forward in whispers

After seven weeks held hostage in the tunnels of Gaza, they are finally free to laugh and chat and play

health / Sat, Dec 9, 2023 11:36 AM

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AP Top Health News at 2:36 p.m. EST

health / Sat, Dec 9, 2023 11:36 AM

Some Seattle cancer center patients are receiving threatening emails after last month's data breach

Some patients of a Seattle-based cancer center are receiving threatening emails following a data breach last month

health / Sat, Dec 9, 2023 10:44 AM

A pregnant Texas woman asked a court for permission to get an abortion, despite a ban. What's next?

The Texas Supreme Court has put on hold a judge’s ruling that approved an abortion for a pregnant woman whose fetus has a fatal diagnosis

health / Sat, Dec 9, 2023 7:37 AM

It's taking longer to schedule abortions in the US. Doctors fear riskier, more complex procedures

Obstacles to obtaining an abortion are more common since the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade in June 2022

health / Fri, Dec 8, 2023 1:45 PM

Pregnant woman in Kentucky sues for the right to get an abortion

A pregnant woman in Kentucky has filed a lawsuit demanding the right to an abortion, the second legal challenge in days to sweeping abortion bans...

health / Fri, Dec 8, 2023 1:12 PM

Breast cancer survivors may not need so many mammograms after surgery, UK study suggests

A large British study finds that less frequent screening is just as good as annual mammograms for certain breast cancer survivors

health / Fri, Dec 8, 2023 11:16 AM

Jonathan Majors begged accuser to avoid hospital, warning of possible 'investigation,' messages show

The actor Jonathan Majors once begged his former girlfriend not to seek medical attention following an incident that left her with a head injury,...

health / Fri, Dec 8, 2023 9:31 AM

The Census Bureau wants to change how it asks about disabilities. Some advocates don't like it

The U.S. Census Bureau wants to change how it asks people about disabilities, and some advocates don't like where things are heading

health / Fri, Dec 8, 2023 7:42 AM

Tony Shalhoub returns as everyone's favorite obsessive-compulsive sleuth in 'Mr. Monk's Last Case'

Fourteen years ago, Tony Shalhoub said goodbye to one of his most beloved creations — the obsessive-compulsive private detective Adrian Monk

health / Fri, Dec 8, 2023 6:46 AM

Lawmakers seek action against Elf Bar and other fruity e-cigarettes imported from China

House lawmakers are demanding information on federal efforts to stop the influx of kid-appealing electronic cigarettes from China

health / Thu, Dec 7, 2023 10:47 PM

Bloodshed, fear, hunger, desperation: Palestinians try to survive war's new chapter in southern Gaza

In recent days, Israeli tanks have rumbled into southern Gaza, starting with Khan Younis

health / Thu, Dec 7, 2023 5:47 PM

Advocates say a Mexican startup is illegally selling a health drink from an endangered fish

Environmental watchdogs have accused a Mexico-based startup of violating international trade law that protects the endangered totoaba fish

health / Thu, Dec 7, 2023 4:13 PM

Vikings LB Jordan Hicks aims to return this season after surgery for painfully scary leg injury

Minnesota Vikings linebacker Jordan Hicks is aiming to return to the field this season after a scary injury to his right leg sent him to a...

health / Thu, Dec 7, 2023 3:27 PM

Maternal mortality rate is much higher for Black women than white women in Mississippi, study says

Black people make up about 38% of Mississippi’s population

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