Bills seek special consent for pelvic exams under anesthesia

Bills seek special consent for pelvic exams under anesthesia

Savanah Harshbarger estimates she performed as many as 10 pelvic exams last year on patients before gynecologic surgeries, feeling for fibroid tumors or other abnormalities.The Duke University...
Quarantines at 2 LA universities amid US measles outbreak

Quarantines at 2 LA universities amid US measles outbreak

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A quarantine at two Los Angeles universities affected more than 200 students and staff who may have been exposed to measles and either...
US officials worry paralyzing illness may grow more common

US officials worry paralyzing illness may grow more common

One morning last fall, 4-year-old Joey Wilcox woke up with the left side of his face drooping.It was the first sign of an unfolding nightmare. Three days later,...
Federal study gives new options for people with rare cancers

Federal study gives new options for people with rare cancers

ATLANTA (AP) — People with rare cancers have been out of luck — not only do most lack good treatments but drug companies also don’t pursue them...

Nutritionist chronicles rollercoaster year for UFC champ Max Holloway

Max Holloway sat down on the dais for the UFC 231 post-fight press conference with a mischievous smile. “Surprise, surprise, surprise — the king is Max,” Holloway quipped,...
Why a salmonella outbreak shouldn’t ruin your Thanksgiving

Why a salmonella outbreak shouldn’t ruin your Thanksgiving

NEW YORK (AP) — There’s no reason to skip Thanksgiving dinner because of a salmonella outbreak linked to raw turkey. ...

Deer tested positive for Brain Wasting Disease

Montana wildlife officials say three deer in Blaine County have tested positive for a brain wasting disease. The Great Falls Tribune reports that the deer found to have...
Democratic state gains may mean tighter gun, looser pot laws

Democratic state gains may mean tighter gun, looser pot laws

From New York to New Mexico, residents in a number of states can expect a leftward push for expanded health care coverage, gun control, education funding and...

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