WASHINGTON - The Food and Drug Administration on Monday approved the first drug shown to reduce the risk of HIV infection, the latest milestone in the 30-year battle against the virus that causes AIDS.
LUBBOCK, Texas- A psychologist testified that a JetBlue Airways pilot who screamed about religion and terrorists during a flight had "a brief psychotic disorder" due to lack of sleep, according to a transcript of the trial obtained by The Associated Press on Tuesday.
Q: My ex-husband has our 3-year-old son from Thursday through Saturday, every weekend. When I hand him over to his dad, he's fairly well-behaved, but when I get him back, he's disrespectful and defiant. It takes a day or two to get him back on track. I work very hard to discipline consistently, and it seems his dad unravels everything I accomplish.
ATLANTA - Atlanta officials are set to consider banning smoking in city parks.
ATLANTA (AP) - A recent U.S. Supreme Court decision that upheld President Barack Obama's health care overhaul could put Georgia's hospitals in an economic bind.
Q: When I ask my 2-year-old to do something, he screams "No!" and then swings at me. When he hits me, I firmly reprimand him and try to put him in timeout, but that only makes matters worse. I've tried ignoring his screaming, but that doesn't work. What should I do?
Q: My younger boy, 10, has started cutting himself when his 13-year-old brother picks on him. His older brother also is verbally abusive to him and at times to me. I'm not sure what to tell the 10-year-old. He's a sweet boy who does great in school and has nice friends. I've told him he needs to express his anger in a positive manner.
Alzheimer's is a disease that has a widespread impact.
Appointments for health screenings and sports physicals for military families are available.
AUGUSTA- The government says more than 2,000 Georgia doctors have collected $143 million in federal funds to help them make the switch from paper to electronic medical records.
LAGRANGE - A LaGrange-based health system is banning helium-filled balloons from its facilities after problems with loose balloons setting off fire alarms, causing stress for hospital patients.
A reader in Buffalo resonated with a recent column in which I opined that a punishment is worthless unless it establishes a permanent memory.
It looks like the sleep wars have begun.
ATLANTA - Emory University has launched an international center focusing on the research and prevention of spina bifida.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Years after thousands of veterans learned they may have been exposed to infections at government-run hospitals, many are still mired in legal battles seeking compensation from the Department of Veterans Affairs.
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LONDON — When it comes to predicting how long you have to live, you first have to figure out how well your body is aging.
When thinking about fitness and getting in shape, people tend to focus on diet and exercise, but what about sleep? Burning calories is important when ...
For years, physicians and researchers have searched for the magic number that would answer the question: What blood pressure should you be striving for?