| Feb 21, 2012
| 9:18 AM
WASHINGTON (AP)— Deaths from liver-destroying hepatitis C are on the rise, and new data shows baby boomers especially should take heed — they are most at risk.
Federal health officials are considering whether anyone born between 1945 and 1965...
| Feb 17, 2012
| 1:05 AM
Women's College Basketball-Concordia-St. Paul at Mary, 6 p.m. (Midco Sports Net)
Men's College Basketball-Northern Iowa at Virginia Commonwealth, 6 p.m. (ESPN2); Columbia at Princeton, 6 p.m. (ESPNU); Valparaiso at Loyola-Marymount, 8 p.m....
| Sep 20, 2012
| 3:20 PM
From a terrible epidemic comes a beautiful documentary. More than any other nonfiction work I've seen, with far-reaching intelligence and grace, David France's "How to Survive a Plague" relays what happened in the early years of AIDS. And what didn't...
| Sep 24, 2012
| 1:54 PM
There's been speculation for years that a health insurer would join the Dow Jones Industrial Average, and UnitedHealth Group has beaten Aetna to the punch.
UnitedHealth started trading this morning in place of Kraft Foods, which will spin off its U.S....
| Jul 15, 2012
| 8:05 AM
CHICAGO (Reuters) - At an ill-fated press conference in 1984, U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Margaret Heckler boldly predicted an effective AIDS vaccine would be available within just two years.
But a string of failed attempts - punctuated by a...
| Jul 18, 2012
| 11:43 AM
LOS ANGELES/GENEVA (Reuters) - Fewer people infected with HIV globally are dying as more of them get access to crucial antiretroviral drugs, particularly in sub-Saharan Africa, the United Nations AIDS program said on Wednesday.
The United Nations...
| Dec 1, 2012
NANGALE, Tanzania — Huddled with his younger brother, the young man laughs easily, conspiratorially, at the commotion caused by the presence of curious foreigners in his family's modest compound outside this small village.
But when you ask 19-...
| Nov 13, 2012
| 11:03 PM
LONDON (Reuters) - Diabetes is running at record levels worldwide and half the people estimated to have the disease are, as yet, undiagnosed, according to a report on Wednesday.
The number of people living with diabetes is now put at 371 million, up from...
| May 25, 2012
| 1:05 AM
BROOKINGS - SDSU Extension will host "Cattle Marketing: An Explorative Approach" at the Mitchell Region Extension Center, Mitchell June 5 at 11:30 a.m.
While cattlemen realize some of the most rewarding times in the history of their industry, due to...
| May 25, 2012
| 1:05 AM
DES MOINES, Iowa - Eight business seminars will feature the latest in nutrition, herd health, manure management and price risk at World Pork Expo on Wednesday, June 6, and Thursday, June 7. A highlight of the free business-seminar luncheon at noon on both...
| Aug 27, 2012
| 7:32 AM
Anewly formed infectious disease clinic in Lynchburg, VA is bringing expert medical care to those in the area with hepatitis C.
An estimated 3.2 million people in the United States have a chronic hepatitis C viral infection. Most of them don’t even...
| Sep 4, 2012
| 4:05 PM
LONDON (Reuters) - All girls in Europe should be immunized against the human papillomavirus (HPV) that causes cervical cancer and current vaccine coverage rates are far too low, European Union health officials said on Wednesday.
In new advice about...