New Mexico tribe puts up land for $160M medicinal greenhouse

Published Feb. 27 2017

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - On a patch of tribal land in western New Mexico, a company plans to build a...

The dirty dozen: UN issues list of 12 most worrying bacteria

Published Feb. 27 2017

LONDON (AP) - The World Health Organization has issued a list of the top dozen bacteria most dangerous to humans,...

Doctor-to-doctor donation: Kidney saves sick colleague

Published Feb. 26 2017

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (AP) - It's not unusual for a surgeon to save another doctor's life.


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Poll: GOP should keep money for Medicaid expansion

Published Feb. 24 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) - Add Medicaid expansion to the list of health care provisions that Americans want to keep. A new...

Adding friendly bacteria to skin lotion wards off bad germs

Published Feb. 22 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) - Bacteria live on everyone's skin, and new research shows some friendly germs produce natural antibiotics that ward...

Transgender wrestler's state bid spotlights Texas policy

Published Feb. 22 2017

EULESS, Texas (AP) - A 17-year-old transgender wrestler who qualified for the girls state tournament while transitioning from female to...

Anorexic, bulimic woman who fought force-feeding dies at 30

Published Feb. 22 2017

MORRISTOWN, N.J. (AP) - An anorexic and bulimic New Jersey woman who petitioned a court to refuse force-feeding has died...

Health law created winners and losers when buying insurance

Published Feb. 22 2017

Michael Schwarz is a self-employed business owner who buys his own health insurance. Subsidized coverage through "Obamacare" offers protection from...

Despite what you may have heard, testosterone gel does nothing for your memory

Published Feb. 21 2017

Testosterone treatment did not improve older men's memory or mental function in the latest results from landmark government research that...

Testosterone gel shows no benefit for older men's memories

Published Feb. 21 2017

CHICAGO (AP) - Testosterone treatment did not improve older men's memory or mental function in the latest results from landmark...

State lawmakers channel grief into fight against opioids

Published Feb. 21 2017

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - In statehouses across the country, lawmakers with loved ones who fell victim to drugs are...

Rise in premiums lays bare 2 Americas on health care

Published Feb. 21 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) - Michael Schwarz is a self-employed business owner who buys his own health insurance. The subsidized coverage "Obamacare"...

Montana officials alarmed as they fight surge in meth use

Published Feb. 18 2017

HELENA, Mont. (AP) - Methamphetamines continue to make an alarming surge in Montana, as law enforcement, health officials and communities...

NASCAR beefs up concussion testing before season begins

Published Feb. 17 2017

Dale Earnhardt Jr. was confident NASCAR took the right step Friday when it beefed up its concussion protocol by adding...

AP Explains: Why there's a US surge in mumps despite vaccine

Published Feb. 17 2017

NEW YORK (AP) - Fifty years ago, mumps was once a childhood rite of passage of puffy cheeks and swollen...

Talk to babies and let them babble back to bridge word gap

Published Feb. 17 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) - Even infants can have conversations with mom or dad. Their turn just tends to involve a smile...

VP Pence's wife aims to raise awareness about art therapy

Published Feb. 17 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) - Karen Pence wants people to know that art therapy isn't exactly arts and crafts.

Michigan sports doctor facing key hearing in assault case

Published Feb. 17 2017

MASON, Mich. (AP) - A sports doctor who treated female gymnasts at Michigan State University and through USA Gymnastics faces...

China closes live poultry markets amid deadly flu outbreak

Published Feb. 17 2017

BEIJING (AP) - China is ordering the closure of live poultry markets in its south-central regions as it grapples with...

New mosquito trap smart enough to keep just the bad bugs

Published Feb. 16 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) - A smart trap for mosquitoes is promising to catch the bloodsuckers while letting friendlier insects escape -...

US flu vaccine a good match; season moderate so far

Published Feb. 16 2017

NEW YORK (AP) - This season's flu vaccine seems to be working pretty well, weakening the punch of a nasty...


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Trump health pick says maternity coverage should be optional

Published Feb. 16 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump's pick to lead the government's major health insurance programs says maternity coverage should be...

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's iffy grasp of autism research

Published Feb. 16 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump has weighed in on child autism, apparently without a complete grasp of the research.