More Ap - Health Articles

  • 2 Ebola victims to be treated at Atlanta hospital

    Updated: 8 hr ago

    ATLANTA (AP) — Two American aid workers infected with the Ebola virus in Africa will be treated at a specialized unit of an Atlanta hospital. Dr. Bruce Ribner said Friday the patients will receive care at Emory University Hospital. Ribner said he had no personal safety concerns over...

  • Business Highlights

    Updated: 8 hr ago

    ___ US job growth eases but tops 200K for a 6th month WASHINGTON (AP) — A sixth straight month of solid 200,000-plus job growth in July reinforced growing evidence that the U.S. economy is accelerating after five years of sluggish expansion. Employers added 209,000 jobs last month....

  • Sierra Leone cyclist cleared of Ebola at Glasgow

    Updated: 9 hr ago

    GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — Reacting to sensationalistic headlines such as "Ebola Terror at Commonwealth Games" in a British newspaper, officials said on Friday that a Sierra Leone cyclist passed tests for the Ebola virus and competed. "There is no Ebola in the athletes' village," a...

  • Why isn't there a treatment or vaccine for Ebola?

    Updated: 10 hr ago

    LONDON (AP) — In the four decades since the Ebola virus was first identified in Africa, treatment hasn't changed much. There are no licensed drugs or vaccines for the deadly disease. Some are being developed, but none have been rigorously tested in humans. One experimental treatment,...

  • Families await Peace Corps evacuees' homecoming

    Updated: 10 hr ago

    CHICAGO (AP) — Families in the United States expect to be reunited as early as this weekend with some of the more than 300 Peace Corps volunteers being evacuated from three West African nations affected by the worst recorded Ebola outbreak in history. "We did really have faith in the...

  • Obama: US takes Ebola outbreak in Africa seriously

    Updated: 10 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says he is taking the Ebola outbreak in Africa seriously. He says the United States is taking precautions for next week's U.S.-African summit in the nation's capital. He says the federal Centers for Disease Control is working with international...

  • Illinois patients continue nursing home care waits

    Updated: 11 hr ago

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois changed its law last year to streamline decision-making on state-paid nursing home care, but an audit has found that a backlog remains. Auditor General William Holland found in a review that of 4,226 people waiting as of July to see if Medicaid will...

  • Pa. senator: Colo. trip included using marijuana

    Updated: 11 hr ago

    HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania state senator said Friday he used marijuana during a recent taxpayer-funded trip to Colorado to observe the state's legal marijuana industry in action. Sen. Daylin Leach, a leading proponent of legalized marijuana in the Legislature, said he took...

  • Health officials: Ebola risk in Minnesota very low

    Updated: 11 hr ago

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — State health officials say the risk of Ebola spreading to Minnesota is very low. U.S. health officials are warning against traveling to three West African nations — Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leona — where a deadly Ebola outbreak is ongoing. But the Minnesota...

  • Iran opens first state-run alcohol rehab center

    Updated: 11 hr ago

    TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran has opened the country's first, state-run rehab and treatment center for alcoholism, an Iranian semi-official news agency reported on Friday. According to the report by ISNA, the center was inaugurated at the Tehran University's Medical School. One of the...

Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
AUG
2
AUG
3
AUG
4
AUG
5
AUG
6
AUG
7
AUG
8
AUG
9
AUG
10
AUG
11
AUG
12
AUG
13
AUG
14
AUG
15
Advertisement