Why men like me should talk openly about depression

Why men like me should talk openly about depression

We're supposed to keep our feelings buried, but I've learned there's a better way.

Hope for preemies as artificial womb helps tiny lambs grow

April 25
Hope for preemies as artificial womb helps tiny lambs grow
Researchers are creating an artificial womb to improve care for extremely premature babies — and remarkable animal testing suggests the first-of-its-kind watery incubation so closely mimics mom that it just might work.

FDA: Avoid fake 'miracle' cancer treatments sold on internet

April 25
FDA: Avoid fake 'miracle' cancer treatments sold on internet
U.S. regulators are warning consumers to avoid 65 bogus products hawked on the internet with false claims that they can cure, treat, diagnose or prevent cancer.
Local
April 25

Minn. ruling on abuse at group home likely to be far-reaching one

The decision, in the case of a man burned over 35 percent of his body, will likely prevent facilities from insulating themselves from often-costly lawsuits.
Variety
April 25

Foster mom convicted in child's high chair death is released

A former Maine health official accused of binding her 5-year-old foster child in a high chair with duct tape and convicted of manslaughter in the child's death has been released from prison.
National
April 25
FILE - In this Feb. 5, 2017, file photo, former President George H.W....

Doctor: George HW Bush dealing with chronic bronchitis

A doctor who is treating former President George H.W. Bush says while the nation's 41st president has recovered from pneumonia, he is still dealing with the effects of chronic bronchitis.
Variety
April 25

'Superbug' fungus new menace in US hospitals, mostly NY, NJ

A 'superbug' fungus is emerging as a new menace in U.S. hospitals, mostly in New York and New Jersey.
Variety
April 25

Police: Missouri body encased in concrete likely missing man

Police in central Missouri's Fulton say a body found encased in concrete inside a container is likely that of a developmentally disabled man missing for nearly a week from a group home.
National
April 25

Texas advocates push longshot pot bills with veterans, moms

Medical marijuana advocates in Texas are promoting support from more conservative sources to push longshot legislation that would ease pot laws in a state that's lagging behind much of the rest of the country on medical marijuana.
National
April 25

Environmentalists sue government for Lake Erie's toxic algae

Environmental groups in Ohio and Michigan sued the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Tuesday, accusing it of dragging its feet on protecting Lake Erie from harmful algae that have fouled drinking water supplies in recent years.
National
April 25

Insurer Centene commits to shaky ACA exchanges for 2018

One health insurer is eager to dive back into the Affordable Care Act's troubled insurance exchanges next year, even as competitors waver and President Donald…
Variety
April 25

Q&A: Hawaii reassures tourists after brain parasite cases

A California couple on their honeymoon and two people who drank a homemade herbal beverage are among the rising number of victims in Hawaii falling ill with a potentially deadly brain parasite.
National
April 25

Prosecutors: Doctor's practice stole millions from Medicare

Federal prosecutors argued Tuesday that a prominent Florida eye doctor tied to alleged political corruption ran a practice that was actually a well-organized scam that stole millions from Medicare.
National
April 25

Hardball health care option may cost Trump and taxpayers

Counting down to a budget deadline, the White House has toyed with a hardball health care tactic to force Democrats to yield on President Donald Trump's priorities.
Variety
April 25

Overcoming Opioids: Special schools help teens stay clean

When Logan Snyder got hooked on pills after a prescription to treat pain from a kidney stone, she joined the millions already swept up in the nation's grim wave of addiction to opioid painkillers.
National
April 25

AP WAS THERE: In 1967, Colorado 1st to loosen abortion law

EDITOR'S NOTE: On April 25, 1967, Colorado became the first state to allow abortion for reasons other than rape or an imminent threat to a woman's health. The bill passed a Republican-controlled Legislature with bipartisan support and was signed into law by Republican Gov. John Love despite strong objections from many constituents.
National
April 25

Trailblazing Colorado abortion law marks 50th anniversary

Tuesday marks 50 years since a groundbreaking Colorado law significantly loosened tight restrictions on legal abortions.
Local
April 24
A pediatrician holds a dose of the measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) vaccine.

Health officials say 20 so far sickened in Minn. measles outbreak

Eight new infections were confirmed Monday. State health officials said that all of the cases have occurred within the Somali-American community.
Variety
April 24

Express Scripts expects to lose biggest customer after 2019

Shares of Express Scripts Holding Co. tumbled in extended trading Monday after the prescription drug manager said its biggest customer, Anthem, doesn't plan to extend its contract when it expires 2019.
Nation
April 24
A Johns Hopkins survey published last year found that more than 15 per...

Is it really hypothyroidism, or just ennui?

Medication for hypothyroidism topped the list of drugs dispensed in the U.S., and a study finds the drug to be ineffective.
Variety
April 24

Minnesota measles outbreak grows to 20 cases

Minnesota health officials say an outbreak of measles has grown to 20 cases.
National
April 24

Doctors to keep George HW Bush in hospital a few more days

A spokesman for former President George H.W. Bush says the nation's 41st president will remain in a Houston hospital for a few more days of observation while he recovers from a mild case of pneumonia.
Celebrities
April 24

Officials: 'Happy Days' star Moran likely died from cancer

Authorities say former "Happy Days" star Erin Moran likely died from cancer at her southern Indiana home.