Keep calm and vape on: UK embraces e-cigarettes, US cautious

LONDON (AP) — While the U.S. scrambles to crack down on vaping, Britain has embraced electronic cigarettes as a powerful tool to help smokers kick the habit. The Royal College of Phy...

UK medical drug supply still uncertain in a no-deal Brexit

LONDON (AP) — Britain's government watchdog says there is still a "significant amount" of work to do to make sure the country has an adequate supply of licensed drugs in case of a no-deal Brexit. ...

UK's medical drug supply still uncertain in no-deal Brexit

LONDON (AP) — Britain's government watchdog says there is still a "significant amount" of work to do to ensure the country has an adequate supply of medical drugs in case of a no-deal Brexit. ...

AP Exclusive: UN health agency struggles with travel abuses

LONDON (AP) — Internal documents obtained by The Associated Press show the World Health Organization spent nearly $192 million on travel last year, with some staffers breaking the agency's own rules b...

Study challenges health benefits of moderate drinking

LONDON (AP) — It might just be enough to kill your buzz: A new study challenges the idea that a drink or two a day could actually be good for you. In a study conducted in China, the ...

Smoking strong pot daily raises psychosis risk, study finds

LONDON (AP) — Scientists say smoking high-potency marijuana every day could increase the chances of developing psychosis by about five times. The new research adds to previous studie...

AP Exclusive: UN health chief orders probe into misconduct

LONDON (AP) — The head of the World Health Organization has ordered an internal investigation into allegations the U.N. health agency is rife with racism, sexism and corruption, after a series of anon...

New mothers and babies often detained in Slovak hospitals

KEZMAROK, Slovakia (AP) — Monika Krcova saw no reason why she should stay in the hospital for four days after her third baby's birth — she was healthy and her family needed her at home. So she escaped...

1st baby born using uterus transplanted from deceased donor

LONDON (AP) — Brazilian doctors are reporting the world's first baby born to a woman with a uterus transplanted from a deceased donor. Eleven previous births have used a transplanted...

Woman likely spread Ebola to family a year later

LONDON (AP) — Doctors say that a Liberian woman who probably caught Ebola in 2014 may have infected three relatives a year after she first fell sick. The rare possibility of Ebola sp...

Dutch probe 'appalling' euthanasia of dementia patient

In a rare series of moves, Dutch authorities are investigating whether doctors may have committed crimes in five euthanasia cases, including the deaths of two women with advanced Alzheimer's disease. ...

Medical ethics: UK uses data from doctors to find migrants

LONDON (AP) — To track down people in Britain who may have broken immigration rules, the government is turning to a new and controversial source of information: doctors. In letters m...

Russia: Asking permission before taking organs is 'inhumane'

At least two lawsuits filed at a top European court claim Russia violated Europe's Human Rights Convention by removing organs from the recently dead without telling relatives. Russia...

Mystery surrounds how ex-Russian spy was poisoned in UK

LONDON (AP) — As British authorities investigate the poisoning of a former Russian spy and his daughter in England, there is much mystery about how exactly the brazen attack was carried out. Here are ...

UK says ex-spy poisoned with Soviet-developed nerve agent

LONDON (AP) — The use of Russian-developed nerve agent Novichok to poison ex-spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter makes it "highly likely" that Russia was involved, British Prime Minister Theresa May s...