Health

Author JK Rowling makes huge gift for MS research

Sep 12, 2019

Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling has made a substantial donation for research into treatment of multiple sclerosis at a center named after her late mother

UK to pressure social media companies to fight anti-vax info

Aug 19, 2019

Britain's government is planning to pressure social media companies to do more to fight misinformation on vaccines following a spike in measles cases

UK police say second officer was poisoned in Novichok attack

Aug 15, 2019

Police say a second police officer who responded to a March 2018 nerve agent attack in the English city of Salisbury was exposed to the agent Novichock

UK's Johnson pledges $2.2B more to public health system

Aug 4, 2019

Prime Minister Boris Johnson says he will pump an additional 1.8 billion pounds into the National Health Service.

Reckitt Benckiser pays $1.4 billion in opioid settlement

Jul 11, 2019

Reckitt Benckiser says it will pay $1.4 billion to resolve U.S. investigations into its marketing of an anti-addiction drug

Stevie Wonder says he's getting a kidney transplant in fall

Jul 7, 2019

Stevie Wonder says he will be receiving a kidney transplant this fall

AP Exclusive: UN health agency spent $192 million on 2018 travel; auditors see 'waste' and 'culture of non-compliance'

May 20, 2019

AP Exclusive: UN health agency spent $192 million on 2018 travel; auditors see 'waste' and 'culture of non-compliance'

Will new royal baby's name honor Princess Diana? Stay tuned

May 7, 2019

Britons love to lay down their bets _ and with the birth of a healthy baby boy for Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, and Prince Harry, it's time to focus on boys' names

Guinness tells marathon-running nurse: no skirt, no record

May 5, 2019

A British nurse who ran the London Marathon in her uniform says she has been denied a Guinness World Records listing because she wasn't wearing a skirt

Clarification: Britain-Contaminated Blood story

May 2, 2019

Clarification: Britain-Contaminated Blood story

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