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  • Peanut allergy may begin in the genes, study shows

    Peanut allergy may begin in the genes, study shows
    On a recent day, 21/2-year-old Connor was busy helping his grandmother make cookies, a normal family scene except for what happened before the bowls and measuring spoons came out. Connor's mother, Rachel Kasprik, and his grandmother had to research a...
  • Atlanta sperm bank sued after donor details emerge

    Atlanta sperm bank sued after donor details emerge
    He was good on paper: Eloquent, mature, healthy and smart to boot. That's why Angela Collins and Margaret Elizabeth Hanson say they chose Donor 9623 to be the biological father of their child. Then last June, almost seven years after Collins gave...
  • Cleanliness is paramount with endoscopes

    PHILADELPHIA A few years ago, researchers from 3M Co. tested 245 endoscopes long tubes used to look inside the colon and other organs to see whether the devices had been properly scrubbed of blood, tissue and other human debris. The results of the tests,...
  • AP News in Brief at 5:58 a.m. EDT

    Italy searches by sea, air for 700 migrants believed lost in Mediterranean north of Libya Emergency services mounted a major search and rescue operation Sunday north of Libya after a ship containing hundreds of migrants trying to reach Italy capsized...
  • UCLA female faculty faced 'demeaning' mistreatment, probe finds

    UCLA female faculty faced 'demeaning' mistreatment, probe finds
    Women faculty at UCLA's Alzheimer's disease research center faced "a climate of conflict, tension, hostility and mistrust" for about a decade and were treated in an "unprofessional, demeaning manner," an investigation at the campus medical school has...
  • Baby boom goes bust in Pennsylvania

    Baby boom goes bust in Pennsylvania
    Pennsylvania has a baby problem: We're not making enough of them. The state's birthrate was 11 for every 1,000 residents in 2013, according to a report published this year by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. To put that in perspective,...
  • A veil of secrecy shields hospitals where outbreaks occur

     A veil of secrecy shields hospitals where outbreaks occur
    The cardiac surgeon had unknowingly spread a staph infection from the rash on his hand to the hearts of at least five patients by the time Los Angeles County health investigators learned of the outbreak. The doctor had operated on more than 60 others in...
  • Adults with autism find few services after school ends

    Adults with autism find few services after school ends
    Susan Watkins said her days were filled with anxiety because her autistic son is about to age out of the education system and will lose many of the services he had received as a child. Susan and husband Tim were looking for an adult program with no luck....
  • California's measles outbreak is over, but vaccine fight continues

    California's measles outbreak is over, but vaccine fight continues
    California officials on Friday declared the end of the Disneyland measles outbreak, but the political battle over immunization that it sparked continues to rage on. In announcing that the health scare had passed, state medical authorities warned that...
  • We all pay: The high costs of gun violence

    We all pay: The high costs of gun violence
    Each year more than 11,000 people are killed with guns in the United States, an additional 20,000 people commit suicide with guns and 80,000 people survive gunshot wounds with a wide range of injuries, including life-altering paralysis. That means bullets...
  • Vets, Blumenthal Lobby For Health Study Of Descendants Of Veterans Exposed To Toxins

    Veterans' exposure to toxic chemicals may harm their families' health for generations, causing cancer, birth defects and other medical problems, according to U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal. He is co-sponsoring legislation to require that veterans be...