Health

August 25, 2018 - 8:46 am
KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — Congo's health ministry says two of the 10 people who were the first to receive an experimental treatment for the Ebola virus in the latest outbreak have recovered, and monitoring could show what role the treatment played. The head of the World Health Organization on Saturday...
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August 25, 2018 - 8:15 am
KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — Congo's health ministry says two of the 10 people who were the first to receive an experimental treatment for the Ebola virus have recovered, and monitoring could show what role the treatment played. The head of the World Health Organization congratulates Congo's government...
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August 25, 2018 - 7:04 am
LONDON (AP) — Women seeking to end early pregnancies in England soon will be allowed to take an abortion pill at home under a new government plan set to take effect by the end of the year. Currently, women undergoing medical abortions up to the 10th week of a pregnancy must take two pills at a...
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Thomas Frieden, center, is seen during his arraignment in Brooklyn criminal court, Friday, Aug. 24, 2018 in New York. Frieden, the former director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has been arrested in New York on a sex abuse charge. (Reuters Photo/Lucas Jackson, Reuters Pool)
August 24, 2018 - 8:32 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — One of the nation's most respected medical experts, who led the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, entered a courtroom on Friday in handcuffs, arrested on sexual-harassment charges after a woman accused him of grabbing her behind late one night last year. Dr. Thomas...
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Thomas Frieden, center, leaves Brooklyn federal court, Friday, Aug. 24, 2018, in New York. Frieden, the former director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has been arrested in New York on a sex abuse charge. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
August 24, 2018 - 6:27 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the arrest of a former director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (all times local): 5:15 p.m. A judge has ordered former U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention director Thomas Frieden (FREE'-den) to stay away from a woman he's accused of...
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Thomas Frieden, center, leaves Brooklyn federal court, Friday, Aug. 24, 2018, in New York. Frieden, the former director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has been arrested in New York on a sex abuse charge. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
August 24, 2018 - 6:03 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the arrest of a former director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (all times local): 5:15 p.m. A judge has ordered former U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention director Thomas Frieden (FREE'-den) to stay away from a woman he's accused of...
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FILE - In this July 13, 2016 file photo, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Tom Frieden testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington. The New York Police Department says Frieden was arrested on Friday, Aug. 24, 2018 in Brooklyn. Frieden surrendered to face charges that he grabbed the buttocks of a woman he knew in his home last October. It says she reported it in July. He is charged with forcible touching, sex abuse and harassment.(AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)
August 24, 2018 - 5:21 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A former director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention was accused of grabbing a woman's behind and was arrested on Friday on a sex abuse charge but said the woman's allegation "does not reflect" who he is or the values he has. Dr. Thomas Frieden appeared in...
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FILE - In this July 13, 2016 file photo, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Tom Frieden testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington. The New York Police Department says Frieden was arrested on Friday, Aug. 24, 2018 in Brooklyn. Frieden surrendered to face charges that he grabbed the buttocks of a woman he knew in his home last October. It says she reported it in July. He is charged with forcible touching, sex abuse and harassment.(AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)
August 24, 2018 - 5:20 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the arrest of a former director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (all times local): 5:15 p.m. A judge has ordered former U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention director Thomas Frieden (FREE'-den) to stay away from a woman he's accused of...
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August 24, 2018 - 5:18 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Judge orders ex-Centers for Disease Control boss Tom Frieden to stay away from woman he's accused of groping in New York.
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In this Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2018 photo, Amanda Cahill of the American Heart Association speaks to a rally in support of a ballot initiative to raise Montana's tobacco taxes in Helena, Mont. Cahill says the tobacco industry is attempting to deceive voters about the measure as an industry-funded group launches a massive ad blitz against the initiative. (AP Photo/Matt Volz)
August 24, 2018 - 4:25 pm
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A group funded by the tobacco industry has launched a massive ad blitz against a ballot initiative to fund Montana's Medicaid expansion program and other health programs by raising the cigarette tax by $2 per pack and taxing vaping products for the first time. Montanans Against...
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