By BRANDON BAILEY, Associated Press
August 2, 2015 6 a.m.
SAN FRANCISCO — Jody Kearns doesn't like to spend time obsessing about her Parkinson's disease. The 56-year-old dietitian from Syracuse, N.Y., had to give up bicycling because the disorder affected her balance. But she still works, drives and tries to live a normal life.
By Terrence McCoy,The Washington Post
August 1, 2015 11:36 p.m.
COLLEGE PARK, Md. — At exactly 1:45 p.m. on a Tuesday, one of the nation's most prolific inventors arrives at an International House of Pancakes via sports car. It gleams quicksilver in the afternoon sun. "They call this a Jaguar," purrs Robert Fischell, who's credited with saving tens of thousands of lives and ushering in the modern era of satellite navigation. "I think it's named after a cat."
By MARIA CHENG, AP Medical Writer
July 31, 2015 9:27 a.m.
LONDON — An experimental Ebola vaccine tested on thousands of people in Guinea seems to work and might help shut down the ongoing epidemic in West Africa, according to interim results from a study published Friday.
By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR, Associated Press
July 30, 2015 12:59 p.m.
WASHINGTON — Fed up with the insurance industry, Democrats used the health care overhaul to create nonprofit co-ops that would compete with the corporations. Now a government audit finds co-ops are awash in red ink.
By ALAN FRAM, Associated Press
July 29, 2015 9:47 p.m.
WASHINGTON — Under fire for its role in providing fetal tissue for research, Planned Parenthood asked the government's top health scientists Wednesday to convene a panel of independent experts to study the issues surrounding the little-known branch of medicine.
By JOAN LOWY, Associated Press
July 29, 2015 1:47 p.m.
WASHINGTON — Congress is on track to shore up federal highway aid and veterans' health care before heading out of town this week for its August recess, leaving unresolved an array of sticky issues that are sure to complicate an autumn agenda already groaning under the weight of indecision.
By Diane Smith, Fort Worth Star-Telegram
July 27, 2015 6 a.m.
FORT WORTH, Texas — Women who suffer from hot flashes, night sweats, memory loss and other miseries of menopause might find safe relief for their symptoms in a new medication under study at the University of North Texas Health Science Center.