Skip to content

Health News

A gene long thought to just raise the risk for Alzheimer's may cause some cases

A gene long thought to just raise the risk for Alzheimer's may cause some cases

WASHINGTON (AP) — For the first time, researchers have identified a genetic form of late-in-life Alzheimer’s disease — in people who inherit two copies of a worrisome gene.
The family of Irvo Otieno criticizes move to withdraw murder charges against 5 deputies

The family of Irvo Otieno criticizes move to withdraw murder charges against 5 deputies

A Virginia judge has signed off on a prosecutor's request to withdraw charges against five more people in connection with the 2023 death of Irvo Otieno , a young man who was pinned to the floor for about 11 minutes while being admitted to a state psy

Children are dying of fentanyl by the dozens in Missouri. A panel is calling for changes

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Fentanyl deaths among Missouri babies, toddlers and teens spiked as child welfare officials struggled to adequately investigate the cases, a state panel found in a newly released report.
The UN says there's 'full-blown famine' in northern Gaza. What does that mean?

The UN says there's 'full-blown famine' in northern Gaza. What does that mean?

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — The head of the United Nations World Food Program says northern Gaza has entered “full-blown famine” after nearly seven months of war between Israel and Hamas .
Can yogurt reduce the risk of Type 2 diabetes?

Can yogurt reduce the risk of Type 2 diabetes?

Sharp-eyed grocery shoppers may notice new labels in the dairy aisle touting yogurt as way to reduce the risk of Type 2 diabetes. That’s because the U.S.
King Charles III's coronation anniversary is marked by ceremonial gun salutes across London

King Charles III's coronation anniversary is marked by ceremonial gun salutes across London

LONDON (AP) — Ceremonial gun salutes rang out across London under soggy skies Monday to mark the anniversary of the coronation of King Charles III .
Hospital operator Steward Health Care files for bankruptcy protection

Hospital operator Steward Health Care files for bankruptcy protection

BOSTON (AP) — Hospital operator Steward Health Care filed for bankruptcy protection early Monday morning, but pledged to maintain the eight hospitals it operates in Massachusetts.
B.C. man wants homes for thousands of books he soon won't be able to read

B.C. man wants homes for thousands of books he soon won't be able to read

VANCOUVER — In the 10 years since John William started to lose his vision, he's been finding new ways to enjoy his vast personal library. Right now, that involves glasses and a magnifying glass with bright lights illuminating the pages.
King Charles III’s openness about cancer has helped him connect with people in year after coronation

King Charles III’s openness about cancer has helped him connect with people in year after coronation

LONDON (AP) — King Charles III’s decision to be open about his cancer diagnosis has helped the new monarch connect with the people of Britain and strengthened the monarchy in the year since his dazzling coronation at Westminster Abbey.
Many Florida women can't get abortions past 6 weeks. Where else can they go?

Many Florida women can't get abortions past 6 weeks. Where else can they go?

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — When Florida enacted its six-week abortion ban last week, clinics in several other Southern and mid-Atlantic states sprang into action, knowing women would look to them for services no longer available where they live.