Health

Public health lifts advisory for water at 3 coast beaches

Health officials have lifted a public health advisory because they say bacteria levels are lower again off three Oregon coast beaches near Newport

More Headlines

What we know about the US vaping illness outbreak
Health

What we know about the US vaping illness outbreak

U.S. health officials are investigating what might be causing hundreds of serious breathing illnesses in people who use vaping devices

US officials revise vaping illness count to 380 in 36 states
Health

US officials revise vaping illness count to 380 in 36 states

US health officials have revised a count of vaping-related illnesses, to 380 in 36 states

Health

Stitt appoints commissioner to oversee Health Department

Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt is appointing a longtime public health leader to be the state's new commissioner of the State Department of Health

Health

Psychiatric hospital to add 56 new spots

Virginia plans to add more than 50 new spots at a psychiatric hospital in the state's southwest

A gene-editing first: scientists tried CRISPR to fight HIV
Health

A gene-editing first: scientists tried CRISPR to fight HIV

Scientists are reporting the first use of a gene-editing tool called CRISPR to try to cure a man's HIV infection

Health

Public health advisory issued for water at 3 coast beaches

Health officials have issued a public health advisory because of higher-than-normal bacteria levels found off three Oregon coast beaches

Dutch court clears doctor in landmark euthanasia trial
Health

Dutch court clears doctor in landmark euthanasia trial

A Dutch doctor has been acquitted in a landmark trial that prosecutors and physicians hope will help clarify how the country's 2002 euthanasia law can be applied to people with severe dementia

What we know so far about the US vaping illness outbreak
Health

What we know so far about the US vaping illness outbreak

U.S. health officials are investigating what might be causing hundreds of serious breathing illnesses in people who use vaping devices

Scientists rethink Alzheimer's, diversifying the drug search
Health

Scientists rethink Alzheimer's, diversifying the drug search

Scientists explore novel ways to attack Alzheimer's in the wake of a string of disappointing drug failures