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AP Top Health News at 2:50 p.m. EST

AP Top Health News at 2:50 p.m. EST

AP Top Health News at 2:50 p.m. EST


11/23/2017 11:01 AM
The Ebola epidemic that ravaged Liberia took a heavy toll on the country's medical ranks, leaving the West African nation with one of the lowest doctor-to-patient ratios in the world....
11/22/2017 01:00 AM
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) -- An Australian state parliament on Wednesday stepped closer to passing a voluntary euthanasia bill, 20 years after the country repealed the world's first mercy-killing law for the terminally ill....
11/23/2017 01:50 PM
LONDON (AP) -- A major study into whether soccer players are at risk of degenerative brain disease was commissioned on Thursday amid concerns that the sport's authorities in England haven't done enough to tackle the issue....
11/21/2017 02:47 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Decades after they were banned from the airwaves, Big Tobacco companies return to prime-time television this weekend - but not by choice....
11/21/2017 02:45 PM
CHICAGO (AP) -- Attempted suicides, drug overdoses, cutting and other types of self-injury have increased substantially in U.S. girls, a 15-year study of emergency room visits found....
11/21/2017 07:44 PM
HERALD, W.Va. (AP) -- A half a century after serving in Vietnam, hundreds of veterans have a new reason to believe they may be dying from a silent bullet - test results show some men may have been infected by a slow-killing parasite while fighting in the jungles of Southeast Asia....
11/21/2017 11:39 PM
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- A condemned killer whose poor veins led Ohio to halt his execution has appealed a judge's decision upholding the state's lethal injection system....
11/22/2017 05:14 PM
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- Oregon's appeals court ruled Wednesday that a state board was wrong to permanently revoke the license of a psychologist who told the parents of a 9-year-old boy to bottle feed him chocolate milk, engage him in "tummy time" and isolate him from the family to treat what they said were troublesome behaviors....
11/21/2017 11:30 AM
NEW YORK (AP) -- A new look at cancer in the U.S. finds that nearly half of cancer deaths are caused by smoking, poor diet and other unhealthy behaviors....
11/21/2017 10:02 AM
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- Could there be a second life for the once-popular arthritis pill Vioxx? A startup pharmaceutical company hopes so....