New test aims to better detect viral infections

WASHINGTON (AP) — It happens too often: A doctor isn’t sure what’s causing someone’s feverish illness but prescribes antibiotics just in case, drugs that don’t work if a virus is the real culprit. Now Duke […]


Doctor: Ohio man revives 45 mins after heart stops

WEST CARROLLTON, Ohio (AP) — A man who was declared dead when his heart stopped beating for 45 minutes suddenly revived, said his stunned doctors, who can’t find an explanation. The man, though, credits his […]


Tattoo infections traced to tainted ink

ATLANTA (AP) – An outbreak of infected tattoos has led to an unlikely source: the ink. Health officials say they are seeing more cases of a nasty skin infection caused by a common bacteria traced […]



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