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January 6, 2015 9:59 PM Complications from in-vitro fertilization are rare in U.S.

(Reuters) - Complications from fertility treatments involving implantation of fresh embryos are uncommon, at least for the first few months of a cycle, according to a new analysis of U.S. data. “The results were not surprising and are very reassuring,” said Dr. Jennifer F. Kawwass of Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta, who worked on the study 10

January 6, 2015 9:36 PM Is the Saudi Succession Near?

With an ailing king, Saudi Arabia's royal succession comes into focus, as well as the kingdom's forthcoming challenges. The hospitalization of King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz in late December raises the possibility that Saudi Arabia will have a new king in 2015. The succession should be smooth: The more difficult succession questions are still down the road. The king is 91, with a history 9

January 5, 2015 6:48 PM CDC: Flu season continues to worsen, could peak this month

NEW YORK (AP) — The flu is rampant in most of the country, and health officials say the season could peak soon. Flu was widespread in 43 states and flu activity was intense in most of them during the week of Christmas, according to the latest figures issued Monday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Those trends are expected to continue 10

December 30, 2014 10:38 PM Flu at epidemic levels in U.S., deadly for children

ATLANTA (Reuters) - As epidemic flu spreads across the United States, with 15 child deaths reported in nine states so far this year, federal health officials said on Tuesday they could not yet predict the severity of the current season. Four of the children died during the week ending Dec. 20, when flu reached epidemic levels for children and adults 8

December 24, 2014 4:02 AM Former U.S. President Bush, 90, hospitalised for shortness of breath

AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - Former U.S. President George H.W. Bush, 90, was hospitalized in Houston, Texas, late on Tuesday after experiencing shortness of breath, a spokesman for the 41st commander-in-chief said in a statement. Bush's latest health scare came two years after he was struck by illness during the 2012 holiday season and ended up spending 21

December 23, 2014 5:35 AM Window washer who survived 11-story fall is regaining his memory and can't wait to return to his high-wire work

A window washer who fell 11 stories from a downtown San Francisco building onto a moving car last month wants to eventually return to work as his memory continues to improve, his wife said Monday. Pedro Perez is preparing to leave the hospital for a rehabilitation facility where he hopes to walk again. The 58-year-old man fractured his pelvis, broke 9

December 23, 2014 12:09 AM Man who fell from SF building to leave hospital

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — A window washer who fell 11 stories from a downtown San Francisco building onto a moving car last month is preparing to leave the hospital for a rehabilitation facility where he hopes to walk again. Pedro Perez, 58, fractured his pelvis, broke an arm, ruptured an artery in his arm, and sustained severe brain trauma when he landed 10

December 15, 2014 9:51 PM 'Super bacteria' found in Rio's Olympic waters

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A drug-resistant "super bacteria" that's normally found in hospitals and is notoriously difficult to treat has been discovered in the waters where Rio de Janeiro's Olympic sailing events will be held, scientists said Monday. The Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, Brazil's most respected health research institute, said it has discovered bacteria 13

December 15, 2014 6:23 PM GM ignition-switch death toll rises to 42

General Motors on Monday raised the death toll related to its defective ignition switches to 42 as it weighs compensation claims following its long-delayed recall of millions of cars. As of Friday, there were four more deaths eligible for compensation than a week earlier, said Kenneth Feinberg, the attorney in charge of the independent compensation fund set up by GM after 8

December 9, 2014 1:07 AM Pele expected to be discharged from hospital Tuesday

Doctors say Pele is expected to be discharged from a Brazilian hospital on Tuesday, two weeks after being admitted to treat a urinary tract infection. The Albert Einstein hospital said Monday the soccer great "continues to improve" and there are "no signs of the infection" that prompted his hospitalization on Nov. 24. The infection stemmed from surgery 7