The unusual manner in which the Golden State Killer case was cracked has sparked wonderment — as well as privacy concerns about genetic information.
By Dee-Ann Durbin, Associated Press
The government is still investigating how romaine lettuce from Yuma, Arizona, apparently became contaminated with E. coli bacteria. As of this week, at least 84 people in 19 states have gotten sick, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control…
By Lisa Desjardins
Wednesday afternoon, Sen. Jon Tester, the ranking Democrat on the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee, issued this summary of interviews and information his staff had gathered about Admiral Ronny Jackson, President Trump’s nominee to head the Department of Veterans Affairs.
By Philip Moeller
If you never received notification, you might have grounds to argue that the hospital messed up.
More than 1,300 U.S. men fighting in Iraq and Afghanistan have suffered devastating injuries to the genitals, affecting self-esteem and identity. Now surgeons in Baltimore say they have performed a transplant of a penis, scrotum and part of the abdominal…
By Matthew Perrone, Associated Press
The Food and Drug Administration issued warnings to 40 retail and online stores as part of a month-long operation against illegal sales of Juul to children. Investigators targeted 7-Eleven locations, Shell gas stations and Cumberland Farms convenience stores as well…
By Heather Boerner
NIH officials have announced that after 2020, they don’t plan to fund topical HIV prevention products like douches or gels, unless they can protect the whole body, or unless early studies have shown they can substantially reduce HIV risk.
By Hope Yen and Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press
The hearing for Ronny Jackson, Trump's White House doctor and a Navy rear admiral, was scheduled for Wednesday.
By Carla K. Johnson, Associated Press
Federal money is flowing to states to open new methadone clinics through the 21st Century Cures Act, but despite the nation's deepening opioid crisis, the Medicare drug program for the elderly covers methadone only when prescribed for pain.
By Lauran Neergaard, Associated Press
The loss of a penis, whether from cancer, accident or war injury, is emotionally traumatic, affecting urination, sexual intimacy and the ability to conceive a child. Many patients suffer in silence because of the stigma their injuries sometimes carry.
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