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  • Bayer to stop sales of birth control device tied to injuries

    Bayer to stop sales of birth control device tied to injuries

    Friday, July 20 2018 12:14 PM EDT2018-07-20 16:14:13 GMT
    Saturday, July 21 2018 1:22 AM EDT2018-07-21 05:22:49 GMT
    (Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals via AP). FILE - This image provided by Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals shows the birth control implant Essure. On Friday, July 20, 2018, the maker of the permanent contraceptive implant subject to thousands of injury ...(Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals via AP). FILE - This image provided by Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals shows the birth control implant Essure. On Friday, July 20, 2018, the maker of the permanent contraceptive implant subject to thousands of injury ...
    The maker of a permanent birth control implant said Friday it will stop selling the device in the U.S. at the end of the year.
    The maker of a permanent birth control implant said Friday it will stop selling the device in the U.S. at the end of the year.
  • Simpler, one-dose treatment to prevent malaria relapse OK'd

    Simpler, one-dose treatment to prevent malaria relapse OK'd

    Friday, July 20 2018 6:04 PM EDT2018-07-20 22:04:03 GMT
    Friday, July 20 2018 11:25 PM EDT2018-07-21 03:25:02 GMT
    (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, File). FILE - This April 28, 2010, file photo shows the GlaxoSmithKline offices in London. On Friday, July 20, 2018, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved GlaxoSmithKline’s Krintafel, a simpler, one-dose treatmen...(AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, File). FILE - This April 28, 2010, file photo shows the GlaxoSmithKline offices in London. On Friday, July 20, 2018, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved GlaxoSmithKline’s Krintafel, a simpler, one-dose treatmen...
    U.S. regulators approve a simpler, one-dose treatment to prevent relapses of malaria.
    U.S. regulators approve a simpler, one-dose treatment to prevent relapses of malaria.
  • 10-year-old Somali girl dies after female genital mutilation

    10-year-old Somali girl dies after female genital mutilation

    Friday, July 20 2018 8:31 AM EDT2018-07-20 12:31:31 GMT
    Friday, July 20 2018 8:59 PM EDT2018-07-21 00:59:32 GMT
    10-year-old Somali girl bleeds to death after female genital mutilation, activist says.
    10-year-old Somali girl bleeds to death after female genital mutilation, activist says.
  • Flint water crisis prompts call for more federal oversight

    Flint water crisis prompts call for more federal oversight

    Thursday, July 19 2018 2:46 PM EDT2018-07-19 18:46:01 GMT
    Friday, July 20 2018 8:59 PM EDT2018-07-21 00:59:28 GMT
    A federal watchdog is calling on the Environmental Protection Agency to strengthen its oversight of state drinking water systems in the wake of the lead crisis in Flint, Michigan.
    A federal watchdog is calling on the Environmental Protection Agency to strengthen its oversight of state drinking water systems in the wake of the lead crisis in Flint, Michigan.
  • Reversal: Kentucky restoring Medicaid benefits for thousands

    Reversal: Kentucky restoring Medicaid benefits for thousands

    Thursday, July 19 2018 6:15 PM EDT2018-07-19 22:15:44 GMT
    Friday, July 20 2018 8:59 PM EDT2018-07-21 00:59:27 GMT
    Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin's administration says it is reinstating dental and vision care for hundreds of thousands of Medicaid recipients who had their benefits cut recently.
    Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin's administration says it is reinstating dental and vision care for hundreds of thousands of Medicaid recipients who had their benefits cut recently.
  • Nevada's path forward unclear after twice-delayed execution

    Nevada's path forward unclear after twice-delayed execution

    Thursday, July 19 2018 1:52 PM EDT2018-07-19 17:52:30 GMT
    Friday, July 20 2018 8:59 PM EDT2018-07-21 00:59:23 GMT
    (Nevada Department of Corrections via AP, File). FILE - This undated file photo provided by Nevada Department of Corrections photo shows death row inmate Scott Raymond Dozier, who was convicted in 2007 of robbing, killing and dismembering a 22-year-old...(Nevada Department of Corrections via AP, File). FILE - This undated file photo provided by Nevada Department of Corrections photo shows death row inmate Scott Raymond Dozier, who was convicted in 2007 of robbing, killing and dismembering a 22-year-old...
    Courts twice have blocked Nevada from carrying out its first execution in 12 years using a never-tried combination of drugs that it created after struggling to get lethal injection supplies.
    Courts twice have blocked Nevada from carrying out its first execution in 12 years using a never-tried combination of drugs that it created after struggling to get lethal injection supplies.
  • Singapore: Hack of 1.5M patients' records targeted PM Lee

    Singapore: Hack of 1.5M patients' records targeted PM Lee

    Friday, July 20 2018 8:06 AM EDT2018-07-20 12:06:23 GMT
    Friday, July 20 2018 8:59 PM EDT2018-07-21 00:59:23 GMT
    (AP Photo/Yong Teck Lim, File). FILE - In this April 28, 2018, file photo, Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong speaks during a press conference to mark the end of the 32nd ASEAN Summit in Singapore. A cyberattack on Singapore’s public health sys...(AP Photo/Yong Teck Lim, File). FILE - In this April 28, 2018, file photo, Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong speaks during a press conference to mark the end of the 32nd ASEAN Summit in Singapore. A cyberattack on Singapore’s public health sys...
    A cyberattack on Singapore's public health system breached records on 1.5 million people and targeted the prime minister, a two-time cancer survivor.
    A cyberattack on Singapore's public health system breached records on 1.5 million people and targeted the prime minister, a two-time cancer survivor.
  • Sexual harassment panel being set up at embattled UNAIDS

    Sexual harassment panel being set up at embattled UNAIDS

    Friday, July 20 2018 8:01 AM EDT2018-07-20 12:01:27 GMT
    Friday, July 20 2018 8:59 PM EDT2018-07-21 00:59:20 GMT
    An independent panel of experts on sexual harassment is being set up at UNAIDS, the Geneva-based agency overseeing the fight against HIV/AIDS, after calls for the organization's head to resign over his handling of...
    An independent panel of experts on sexual harassment is being set up at UNAIDS, the Geneva-based agency overseeing the fight against HIV/AIDS, after calls for the organization's head to resign over his handling of harassment allegations.
  • AP-NORC Poll: If DNA shows health risks, most want to know

    AP-NORC Poll: If DNA shows health risks, most want to know

    Thursday, July 19 2018 11:07 AM EDT2018-07-19 15:07:42 GMT
    Friday, July 20 2018 8:59 PM EDT2018-07-21 00:59:18 GMT
    Graphic shows results of AP-NORC Center poll on attitudes toward genetic testing; 2c x 6 inches; 96.3 mm x 152 mm;Graphic shows results of AP-NORC Center poll on attitudes toward genetic testing; 2c x 6 inches; 96.3 mm x 152 mm;
    AP-NORC Poll: Curiosity about ancestry is the main reason Americans seek DNA testing but many also want to know if they're at risk for disease.
    AP-NORC Poll: Curiosity about ancestry is the main reason Americans seek DNA testing but many also want to know if they're at risk for disease.
  • Study: National parks get fewer visits when pollution rises

    Study: National parks get fewer visits when pollution rises

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 2:20 PM EDT2018-07-18 18:20:31 GMT
    Friday, July 20 2018 8:59 PM EDT2018-07-21 00:59:14 GMT
    A new study says visitors may be steering clear of some U.S. national parks or cutting their visits short because of air pollution.
    A new study says visitors may be steering clear of some U.S. national parks or cutting their visits short because of air pollution.
  • Philadelphia's tax on soda upheld by state Supreme Court

    Philadelphia's tax on soda upheld by state Supreme Court

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 6:59 PM EDT2018-07-18 22:59:12 GMT
    Friday, July 20 2018 3:38 PM EDT2018-07-20 19:38:01 GMT
    Pennsylvania's highest court is upholding Philadelphia's tax on soda and other sweetened drinks, rejecting a challenge by merchants and the beverage industry.
    Pennsylvania's highest court is upholding Philadelphia's tax on soda and other sweetened drinks, rejecting a challenge by merchants and the beverage industry.
  • Attorney general: Oklahoma board went too far with pot rules

    Attorney general: Oklahoma board went too far with pot rules

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 1:14 PM EDT2018-07-18 17:14:42 GMT
    Friday, July 20 2018 9:28 AM EDT2018-07-20 13:28:09 GMT
    Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter says the state's Board of Health overstepped its authority with several of the emergency rules it adopted last week for medical marijuana.
    Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter says the state's Board of Health overstepped its authority with several of the emergency rules it adopted last week for medical marijuana.
  • Japan OKs 1st anti-smoking law, but seen as lax and partial

    Japan OKs 1st anti-smoking law, but seen as lax and partial

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 4:50 AM EDT2018-07-18 08:50:29 GMT
    Friday, July 20 2018 8:13 AM EDT2018-07-20 12:13:18 GMT
    Japan has approved its first national legislation banning smoking inside of public facilities, but the measure excludes many restaurants and bars and is seen as toothless.
    Japan has approved its first national legislation banning smoking inside of public facilities, but the measure excludes many restaurants and bars and is seen as toothless.
  • FDA plans to ease OTC approvals for some prescription drugs

    FDA plans to ease OTC approvals for some prescription drugs

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 10:18 AM EDT2018-07-17 14:18:35 GMT
    Friday, July 20 2018 8:03 AM EDT2018-07-20 12:03:41 GMT
    FDA wants to make it easier for some prescription drugs to be sold over the counter.
    FDA wants to make it easier for some prescription drugs to be sold over the counter.
  • States: Workaround succeeding after cut in health subsidies

    States: Workaround succeeding after cut in health subsidies

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 2:12 PM EDT2018-07-17 18:12:07 GMT
    Thursday, July 19 2018 8:27 PM EDT2018-07-20 00:27:45 GMT
    California and 17 other states that sued the Trump administration over its decision to cut off Affordable Care Act subsidies say a workaround has largely succeeded.
    California and 17 other states that sued the Trump administration over its decision to cut off Affordable Care Act subsidies say a workaround has largely succeeded.
  • Dems see Kavanaugh as Obamacare threat, but law likely safe

    Dems see Kavanaugh as Obamacare threat, but law likely safe

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 1:26 PM EDT2018-07-17 17:26:21 GMT
    Thursday, July 19 2018 5:27 PM EDT2018-07-19 21:27:58 GMT
    The heated debate over how Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh would vote on the Affordable Care Act might not matter. With five past defenders of the ACA still on the nation's highest court, the odds tilt in...
    The heated debate over how Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh would vote on the Affordable Care Act might not matter. With five past defenders of the ACA still on the nation's highest court, the odds tilt in favor of the law being allowed to stand.
  • Judge asked to keep public away from ex-nuke weapons plant

    Judge asked to keep public away from ex-nuke weapons plant

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 9:20 PM EDT2018-07-18 01:20:39 GMT
    Thursday, July 19 2018 1:54 PM EDT2018-07-19 17:54:20 GMT
    (AP Photo/Dan Elliott, File). FILE--In this Aug. 11, 2017 file photo, visitors approach a former ranch house and barn during a guided hike on the Rocky Flats National Wildlife Refuge near Denver, land that used to be a buffer zone around a nuclear weap...(AP Photo/Dan Elliott, File). FILE--In this Aug. 11, 2017 file photo, visitors approach a former ranch house and barn during a guided hike on the Rocky Flats National Wildlife Refuge near Denver, land that used to be a buffer zone around a nuclear weap...
    Environmentalists and community activists are trying to persuade a judge that the public might not be safe on a Colorado wildlife refuge that used to be a buffer zone around a nuclear weapons plant.
    Environmentalists and community activists are trying to persuade a judge that the public might not be safe on a Colorado wildlife refuge that used to be a buffer zone around a nuclear weapons plant.
  • Planned Parenthood sues Idaho over abortion reporting law

    Planned Parenthood sues Idaho over abortion reporting law

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 5:02 PM EDT2018-07-17 21:02:12 GMT
    Thursday, July 19 2018 1:19 PM EDT2018-07-19 17:19:35 GMT
    Planned Parenthood of the Great Northwest and the Hawaiian Islands is suing the state of Idaho over new abortion reporting requirements.
    Planned Parenthood of the Great Northwest and the Hawaiian Islands is suing the state of Idaho over new abortion reporting requirements.
  • GAO: Less than half of school districts test water for lead

    GAO: Less than half of school districts test water for lead

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 5:57 PM EDT2018-07-17 21:57:18 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 9:11 PM EDT2018-07-19 01:11:29 GMT
    Less than half of school districts test for lead in the drinking water, according to a federal report released Tuesday.
    Less than half of school districts test for lead in the drinking water, according to a federal report released Tuesday.
  • New law in Baltimore bars sodas from kids' menus

    New law in Baltimore bars sodas from kids' menus

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 2:30 PM EDT2018-07-18 18:30:45 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 7:27 PM EDT2018-07-18 23:27:03 GMT
    A new ordinance in Baltimore bars city restaurants from including sodas and other sugary drinks on kids' menus.
    A new ordinance in Baltimore bars city restaurants from including sodas and other sugary drinks on kids' menus.
  • US health official reveals fentanyl almost killed his son

    US health official reveals fentanyl almost killed his son

    Monday, July 16 2018 6:08 PM EDT2018-07-16 22:08:39 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 2:21 PM EDT2018-07-18 18:21:02 GMT
    (AP Photo/David Goldman, File). FILE - In this June 28, 2018, file photo, Dr. Robert Redfield Jr., director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, poses at the agency's headquarters in Atlanta. The new head of the nation’s top public health...(AP Photo/David Goldman, File). FILE - In this June 28, 2018, file photo, Dr. Robert Redfield Jr., director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, poses at the agency's headquarters in Atlanta. The new head of the nation’s top public health...
    The director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says there's a personal reason for his focus on the opioid epidemic: His son almost died from taking fentanyl-laced cocaine.
    The director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says there's a personal reason for his focus on the opioid epidemic: His son almost died from taking fentanyl-laced cocaine.
  • FDA OKs 1st drug to treat smallpox, in case of terror attack

    FDA OKs 1st drug to treat smallpox, in case of terror attack

    Friday, July 13 2018 5:39 PM EDT2018-07-13 21:39:17 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 1:15 PM EDT2018-07-18 17:15:02 GMT
    (Fred Murphy/CDC via AP). This 1975 microscope image made available by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows a cluster of smallpox viruses. On Friday, July 13, 2018, U.S. regulators announced the approval of the first treatment for small...(Fred Murphy/CDC via AP). This 1975 microscope image made available by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows a cluster of smallpox viruses. On Friday, July 13, 2018, U.S. regulators announced the approval of the first treatment for small...
    US regulators approve 1st treatment for smallpox in case the long-gone disease is used in terror attack.
    US regulators approve 1st treatment for smallpox in case the long-gone disease is used in terror attack.
  • New ways to conquer sleep apnea compete for place in bedroom

    New ways to conquer sleep apnea compete for place in bedroom

    Thursday, July 12 2018 7:49 AM EDT2018-07-12 11:49:06 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 11:58 AM EDT2018-07-18 15:58:57 GMT
    (AP Photo/Emiliano Rodriguez Mega). A technician prepares equipment to monitor Martin Braun's brain activity during a sleep study at the New York-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center in New York on Wednesday June 27, 2018. Braun, 76, stopped using...(AP Photo/Emiliano Rodriguez Mega). A technician prepares equipment to monitor Martin Braun's brain activity during a sleep study at the New York-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center in New York on Wednesday June 27, 2018. Braun, 76, stopped using...
    New remedies for sleep apnea are vying for a place in the bedrooms of millions of people craving a good night's rest.
    New remedies for sleep apnea are vying for a place in the bedrooms of millions of people craving a good night's rest.
  • Court: Drug users can be jailed for relapsing on probation

    Court: Drug users can be jailed for relapsing on probation

    Monday, July 16 2018 12:09 PM EDT2018-07-16 16:09:01 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 9:26 PM EDT2018-07-18 01:26:56 GMT
    Massachusetts' highest court has upheld the authority of judges to order people with addiction to stay drug free as a condition of probation.
    Massachusetts' highest court has upheld the authority of judges to order people with addiction to stay drug free as a condition of probation.
  • WeWork takes meat off the menu at company events

    WeWork takes meat off the menu at company events

    Saturday, July 14 2018 11:45 AM EDT2018-07-14 15:45:27 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 6:47 PM EDT2018-07-17 22:47:25 GMT
    Office space sharing company WeWork says it will no longer serve red or white meat at company events and also won't allow employees to charge meat to the company.
    Office space sharing company WeWork says it will no longer serve red or white meat at company events and also won't allow employees to charge meat to the company.
  • FDA warns of fake gov't warning letters sent to consumers

    FDA warns of fake gov't warning letters sent to consumers

    Friday, July 13 2018 10:25 AM EDT2018-07-13 14:25:22 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 6:47 PM EDT2018-07-17 22:47:21 GMT
    FDA warns of fake letters sent to consumers who tried to buy drugs online or by phone; may be part of a scam to get money.
    FDA warns of fake letters sent to consumers who tried to buy drugs online or by phone; may be part of a scam to get money.
  • Nurses at Vermont hospital back at work after 2-day strike

    Nurses at Vermont hospital back at work after 2-day strike

    Saturday, July 14 2018 10:25 AM EDT2018-07-14 14:25:23 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 4:59 PM EDT2018-07-17 20:59:02 GMT
    Nurses seeking higher wages at Vermont's largest hospital are back on the job after a two-day strike.
    Nurses seeking higher wages at Vermont's largest hospital are back on the job after a two-day strike.
  • Oklahoma Medicaid approved for drug pricing experiment

    Oklahoma Medicaid approved for drug pricing experiment

    Friday, July 13 2018 1:00 PM EDT2018-07-13 17:00:02 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 1:50 PM EDT2018-07-17 17:50:39 GMT
    Oklahoma's Medicaid program is the nation's first to be approved to experiment with a new way of paying for prescription drugs that supporters say could save taxpayer dollars and provide patients with the most...
    Oklahoma's Medicaid program is the nation's first to be approved to experiment with a new way of paying for prescription drugs that supporters say could save taxpayer dollars and provide patients with the most effective drugs.
  • FDA to more aggressively tackle disruptive drug shortages

    FDA to more aggressively tackle disruptive drug shortages

    Thursday, July 12 2018 2:21 PM EDT2018-07-12 18:21:36 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 1:21 PM EDT2018-07-17 17:21:26 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File). FILE - This Oct. 14, 2015, file photo shows the Food and Drug Administration campus in Silver Spring, Md.   The FDA said Thursday, July 12, 2018,  it plans to more aggressively fight the persistent medication shortages t...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File). FILE - This Oct. 14, 2015, file photo shows the Food and Drug Administration campus in Silver Spring, Md. The FDA said Thursday, July 12, 2018, it plans to more aggressively fight the persistent medication shortages t...
    US Food and Drug Administration forming task force to find ways to prevent medication shortages.
    US Food and Drug Administration forming task force to find ways to prevent medication shortages.
  • Sparse details on Iowa plans that bypass Obama's health law

    Sparse details on Iowa plans that bypass Obama's health law

    Thursday, July 12 2018 11:26 AM EDT2018-07-12 15:26:17 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 6:14 PM EDT2018-07-16 22:14:00 GMT
    (Rodney White/The Des Moines Register via AP). In this April 2, 2018 photo, Gov. Kim Reynolds prepares to sign a bill allowing unregulated health plans at the Iowa Statehouse in Des Moines, Iowa. The Iowa law approved this spring in the Republican-cont...(Rodney White/The Des Moines Register via AP). In this April 2, 2018 photo, Gov. Kim Reynolds prepares to sign a bill allowing unregulated health plans at the Iowa Statehouse in Des Moines, Iowa. The Iowa law approved this spring in the Republican-cont...
    An Iowa law approved this spring in the Republican-controlled Legislature would allow the conservative and politically powerful Iowa Farm Bureau to offer health plans that skirt requirements of the Affordable Care...
    An Iowa law approved this spring in the Republican-controlled Legislature would allow the conservative and politically powerful Iowa Farm Bureau to offer health plans that skirt requirements of the Affordable Care Act.
  • Dems: Novartis deal with Cohen sought access to policymakers

    Dems: Novartis deal with Cohen sought access to policymakers

    Friday, July 13 2018 12:14 PM EDT2018-07-13 16:14:29 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 3:38 PM EDT2018-07-16 19:38:27 GMT
    A report released by a group of Senate Democrats says President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer was in frequent contact with top officials of the pharmaceutical giant Novartis as part of the lawyer's $1.2...
    A report released by a group of Senate Democrats says President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer was in frequent contact with top officials of the pharmaceutical giant Novartis as part of the lawyer's $1.2 million consulting deal with the company.
  • Oregon admits lack of oversight of medical marijuana program

    Oregon admits lack of oversight of medical marijuana program

    Thursday, July 12 2018 9:56 PM EDT2018-07-13 01:56:51 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 9:08 AM EDT2018-07-16 13:08:39 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Selsky, File). FILE - This Sept. 30, 2016, file photo shows a marijuana bud before harvesting at a rural area near Corvallis, Ore. The Oregon agency overseeing the state's legal medical marijuana industry admits in a report it has not ...(AP Photo/Andrew Selsky, File). FILE - This Sept. 30, 2016, file photo shows a marijuana bud before harvesting at a rural area near Corvallis, Ore. The Oregon agency overseeing the state's legal medical marijuana industry admits in a report it has not ...
    The agency overseeing Oregon's legal medical marijuana industry admits it has not effectively provided oversight of growers and others, creating opportunities for weed to be diverted into the highly profitable...
    The agency overseeing Oregon's legal medical marijuana industry admits it has not effectively provided oversight of growers and others, creating opportunities for weed to be diverted into the highly profitable black market.
  • Conservative states balk at voter-approved medical marijuana

    Conservative states balk at voter-approved medical marijuana

    Friday, July 13 2018 11:45 AM EDT2018-07-13 15:45:33 GMT
    Saturday, July 14 2018 8:28 PM EDT2018-07-15 00:28:15 GMT
    Officials in conservative states such as Oklahoma are balking at voter-approved efforts to legalize medical marijuana.
    Officials in conservative states such as Oklahoma are balking at voter-approved efforts to legalize medical marijuana.
  • Supreme Court could return abortion debate to the states

    Supreme Court could return abortion debate to the states

    Thursday, July 12 2018 3:05 PM EDT2018-07-12 19:05:40 GMT
    Saturday, July 14 2018 10:41 AM EDT2018-07-14 14:41:30 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jim Salter, File). FILE - In this Feb. 11, 2017, file photo, a Planned Parenthood supporter and opponent try to block each other's signs during a protest and counter-protest of abortion in St. Louis. If a Supreme Court majority shaped by Pres...(AP Photo/Jim Salter, File). FILE - In this Feb. 11, 2017, file photo, a Planned Parenthood supporter and opponent try to block each other's signs during a protest and counter-protest of abortion in St. Louis. If a Supreme Court majority shaped by Pres...
    President Donald Trump's nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court has raised the possibility that a conservative majority could weaken or overturn the nationwide right to abortion.
    President Donald Trump's nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court has raised the possibility that a conservative majority could weaken or overturn the nationwide right to abortion.
  • Medicare proposes to pay docs for analyzing texted photos

    Medicare proposes to pay docs for analyzing texted photos

    Thursday, July 12 2018 6:19 PM EDT2018-07-12 22:19:54 GMT
    Saturday, July 14 2018 1:16 AM EDT2018-07-14 05:16:18 GMT
    Medicare says it wants to pay doctors for analyzing texted images and for video chats with patients.
    Medicare says it wants to pay doctors for analyzing texted images and for video chats with patients.
  • Late-life high blood pressure may harm the brain, study says

    Late-life high blood pressure may harm the brain, study says

    Wednesday, July 11 2018 4:07 PM EDT2018-07-11 20:07:45 GMT
    Friday, July 13 2018 3:14 PM EDT2018-07-13 19:14:38 GMT
    (AP Photo/David Duprey). FILE - This Oct. 7, 2003 file photo shows a closeup of a human brain affected by Alzheimer's disease on display at the Museum of Neuroanatomy at the University at Buffalo in Buffalo, N.Y. Autopsies on nearly 1,300 older people ...(AP Photo/David Duprey). FILE - This Oct. 7, 2003 file photo shows a closeup of a human brain affected by Alzheimer's disease on display at the Museum of Neuroanatomy at the University at Buffalo in Buffalo, N.Y. Autopsies on nearly 1,300 older people ...
    New research suggests that high blood pressure late in life might harm the brain.
    New research suggests that high blood pressure late in life might harm the brain.
  • Trump says drug maker Pfizer 'rolling back price hikes'

    Trump says drug maker Pfizer 'rolling back price hikes'

    Tuesday, July 10 2018 8:24 PM EDT2018-07-11 00:24:05 GMT
    Friday, July 13 2018 11:58 AM EDT2018-07-13 15:58:09 GMT
    Trump says pharmaceutical company Pfizer is "rolling back price hikes, so American patients don't pay more.".
    Trump says pharmaceutical company Pfizer is "rolling back price hikes, so American patients don't pay more.".
  • Illinois, Iowa officials look into rise in parasitic illness

    Illinois, Iowa officials look into rise in parasitic illness

    Friday, July 13 2018 12:17 AM EDT2018-07-13 04:17:17 GMT
    Friday, July 13 2018 10:25 AM EDT2018-07-13 14:25:47 GMT
    Health officials in Illinois and Iowa are investigating an increase in people becoming sick from a parasite that causes intestinal illness.
    Health officials in Illinois and Iowa are investigating an increase in people becoming sick from a parasite that causes intestinal illness.
  • Lawsuits alleging Roundup caused cancer can move forward

    Lawsuits alleging Roundup caused cancer can move forward

    Tuesday, July 10 2018 2:38 PM EDT2018-07-10 18:38:07 GMT
    Friday, July 13 2018 7:57 AM EDT2018-07-13 11:57:22 GMT
    (AP Photo/Reed Saxon, File). FILE - This Jan. 26, 2017, file photo shows containers of Roundup, a weed killer made by Monsanto, on a shelf at a hardware store in Los Angeles. Lawyers for a school groundskeeper dying of cancer asked a San Francisco jury...(AP Photo/Reed Saxon, File). FILE - This Jan. 26, 2017, file photo shows containers of Roundup, a weed killer made by Monsanto, on a shelf at a hardware store in Los Angeles. Lawyers for a school groundskeeper dying of cancer asked a San Francisco jury...
    A U.S. judge in San Francisco says evidence seems weak that Roundup weed killer can cause cancer, but experts can still make that claim at trial.
    A U.S. judge in San Francisco says evidence seems weak that Roundup weed killer can cause cancer, but experts can still make that claim at trial.
  • Drug company's lawsuit could derail Nevada execution

    Drug company's lawsuit could derail Nevada execution

    Tuesday, July 10 2018 1:07 PM EDT2018-07-10 17:07:44 GMT
    Friday, July 13 2018 7:17 AM EDT2018-07-13 11:17:13 GMT
    (Nevada Department of Corrections via AP). This undated Nevada Department of Corrections photo shows death row inmate Scott Raymond Dozier, who was convicted in 2007 of robbing, killing and dismembering a 22-year-old man in Las Vegas, and was convicted...(Nevada Department of Corrections via AP). This undated Nevada Department of Corrections photo shows death row inmate Scott Raymond Dozier, who was convicted in 2007 of robbing, killing and dismembering a 22-year-old man in Las Vegas, and was convicted...
    The convicted Nevada inmate slated to die by a three-drug lethal injection combination never before used in the U.S. has said repeatedly he wants his sentence carried out and he doesn't care about pain and suffering.
    The convicted Nevada inmate slated to die by a three-drug lethal injection combination never before used in the U.S. has said repeatedly he wants his sentence carried out and he doesn't care about pain and suffering.
  • Nevada execution delayed indefinitely after ruling on drug

    Nevada execution delayed indefinitely after ruling on drug

    Thursday, July 12 2018 2:23 AM EDT2018-07-12 06:23:08 GMT
    Friday, July 13 2018 6:34 AM EDT2018-07-13 10:34:04 GMT
    (Nevada Department of Corrections via AP, File). FILE - This undated file photo provided by Nevada Department of Corrections photo shows death row inmate Scott Raymond Dozier, who was convicted in 2007 of robbing, killing and dismembering a 22-year-old...(Nevada Department of Corrections via AP, File). FILE - This undated file photo provided by Nevada Department of Corrections photo shows death row inmate Scott Raymond Dozier, who was convicted in 2007 of robbing, killing and dismembering a 22-year-old...
    A Nevada judge has effectively blocked the execution of a two-time killer after a pharmaceutical company objected to the use of one of its drugs to put someone to death.
    A Nevada judge has effectively blocked the execution of a two-time killer after a pharmaceutical company objected to the use of one of its drugs to put someone to death.
  • News organizations push for opioid data to be made public

    News organizations push for opioid data to be made public

    Monday, July 9 2018 6:14 PM EDT2018-07-09 22:14:12 GMT
    Thursday, July 12 2018 6:22 PM EDT2018-07-12 22:22:06 GMT
    Two news organizations are making their case that federal data showing the distribution of prescription opioids should be made public.
    Two news organizations are making their case that federal data showing the distribution of prescription opioids should be made public.
  • Settlement in Colgate-Palmolive baby powder lawsuit

    Settlement in Colgate-Palmolive baby powder lawsuit

    Monday, July 9 2018 7:29 PM EDT2018-07-09 23:29:11 GMT
    Thursday, July 12 2018 6:18 PM EDT2018-07-12 22:18:15 GMT
    A settlement has been reached between Colgate-Palmolive and a Southern California man who claimed in a lawsuit that he developed cancer by using the company's talc-based baby powder.
    A settlement has been reached between Colgate-Palmolive and a Southern California man who claimed in a lawsuit that he developed cancer by using the company's talc-based baby powder.
  • Oklahoma fast-tracking medical marijuana, but with pushback

    Oklahoma fast-tracking medical marijuana, but with pushback

    Tuesday, July 10 2018 6:39 PM EDT2018-07-10 22:39:04 GMT
    Thursday, July 12 2018 2:11 PM EDT2018-07-12 18:11:50 GMT
    (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki). Medical marijuana supporters hold signs outside of an Oklahoma Board of Health meeting in an overflow room in Oklahoma City, Tuesday, July 10, 2018. The board said the state won't allow the sale of smokable cannabis and that dis...(AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki). Medical marijuana supporters hold signs outside of an Oklahoma Board of Health meeting in an overflow room in Oklahoma City, Tuesday, July 10, 2018. The board said the state won't allow the sale of smokable cannabis and that dis...
    Oklahoma pushes ahead on medical marijuana after voters in the traditionally conservative state approved one of least restrictive laws in the U.S.
    Oklahoma pushes ahead on medical marijuana after voters in the traditionally conservative state approved one of least restrictive laws in the U.S.
  • Trump administration slashes 'Obamacare' sign-up assistance

    Trump administration slashes 'Obamacare' sign-up assistance

    Wednesday, July 11 2018 10:27 AM EDT2018-07-11 14:27:32 GMT
    Thursday, July 12 2018 9:16 AM EDT2018-07-12 13:16:41 GMT
    Trump administration announces steep cuts to 'Obamcare' sign-up helpers called 'navigators'.
    Trump administration announces steep cuts to 'Obamcare' sign-up helpers called 'navigators'.
  • UK police race to find source of new nerve agent poisoning

    UK police race to find source of new nerve agent poisoning

    Friday, July 6 2018 4:28 AM EDT2018-07-06 08:28:23 GMT
    Thursday, July 12 2018 2:24 AM EDT2018-07-12 06:24:44 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt Dunham). A police officer guards metal fencing erected as tents are set up behind, on the end of Rollestone Street, the location of the John Baker House for homeless people in Salisbury, England, Thursday, July 5, 2018. For the second ti...(AP Photo/Matt Dunham). A police officer guards metal fencing erected as tents are set up behind, on the end of Rollestone Street, the location of the John Baker House for homeless people in Salisbury, England, Thursday, July 5, 2018. For the second ti...
    Police are scouring sections of Salisbury and Amesbury in southwestern England in search of a container thought to contain traces of the deadly nerve agent Novichok.
    Police are scouring sections of Salisbury and Amesbury in southwestern England in search of a container thought to contain traces of the deadly nerve agent Novichok.
  • Execution blocked after company objects to use of its drug

    Execution blocked after company objects to use of its drug

    Wednesday, July 11 2018 2:05 AM EDT2018-07-11 06:05:16 GMT
    Thursday, July 12 2018 2:10 AM EDT2018-07-12 06:10:52 GMT
    (Nevada Department of Corrections via AP, File). FILE - This Nov. 10, 2016, file photo released by the Nevada Department of Corrections shows the newly completed execution chamber at Ely State Prison in Ely, Nev. Scott Raymond Dozier, who was convicted...(Nevada Department of Corrections via AP, File). FILE - This Nov. 10, 2016, file photo released by the Nevada Department of Corrections shows the newly completed execution chamber at Ely State Prison in Ely, Nev. Scott Raymond Dozier, who was convicted...
    A drug company has sued Nevada over plans to use its product in a lethal injection combination never before used in the U.S.
    A drug company has sued Nevada over plans to use its product in a lethal injection combination never before used in the U.S.
  • Mother of girl declared dead twice slams doctors at funeral

    Mother of girl declared dead twice slams doctors at funeral

    Friday, July 6 2018 3:24 PM EDT2018-07-06 19:24:30 GMT
    Wednesday, July 11 2018 3:52 PM EDT2018-07-11 19:52:05 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File). FILE - In this Dec. 23, 2015, file photo, a photo of Jahi McMath is shown on a video screen next to her uncle Timothy Whisenton at a news conference in San Francisco. The mother of a girl at the center of a medical and relig...(AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File). FILE - In this Dec. 23, 2015, file photo, a photo of Jahi McMath is shown on a video screen next to her uncle Timothy Whisenton at a news conference in San Francisco. The mother of a girl at the center of a medical and relig...
    Dozens of family members, friends and other mourners have filed into a Northern California church for the funeral of a teenage girl at the center of a medical and religious debate over brain death.
    Dozens of family members, friends and other mourners have filed into a Northern California church for the funeral of a teenage girl at the center of a medical and religious debate over brain death.
  • Trump administration takes another swipe at 'Obamacare'

    Trump administration takes another swipe at 'Obamacare'

    Sunday, July 8 2018 7:27 AM EDT2018-07-08 11:27:02 GMT
    Wednesday, July 11 2018 7:26 AM EDT2018-07-11 11:26:37 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File). FILE - In this July 24, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump speaks about healthcare in the Blue Room of the White House in Washington.The Trump administration says it’s freezing payments under an ‘Obamacare’ program ...(AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File). FILE - In this July 24, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump speaks about healthcare in the Blue Room of the White House in Washington.The Trump administration says it’s freezing payments under an ‘Obamacare’ program ...
    Trump administration says it's freezing payments under an "Obamacare" program that protects insurers with sicker patients from financial losses.
    Trump administration says it's freezing payments under an "Obamacare" program that protects insurers with sicker patients from financial losses.
  • GOP governor cuts health care to take anti-abortion stand

    GOP governor cuts health care to take anti-abortion stand

    Friday, July 6 2018 12:02 PM EDT2018-07-06 16:02:03 GMT
    Tuesday, July 10 2018 6:39 PM EDT2018-07-10 22:39:53 GMT
    South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster is removing $16 million from the state budget that he says goes to Planned Parenthood.
    South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster is removing $16 million from the state budget that he says goes to Planned Parenthood.
  • German pharmacist gets 12 years for diluting cancer drugs

    German pharmacist gets 12 years for diluting cancer drugs

    Friday, July 6 2018 6:38 AM EDT2018-07-06 10:38:29 GMT
    Tuesday, July 10 2018 6:24 PM EDT2018-07-10 22:24:53 GMT
    A court in western Germany has sentenced a pharmacist to 12 years in prison for diluting cancer drugs on a massive scale in order to finance his luxury lifestyle.
    A court in western Germany has sentenced a pharmacist to 12 years in prison for diluting cancer drugs on a massive scale in order to finance his luxury lifestyle.
  • Trump says US had opposed formula limits, not breastfeeding

    Trump says US had opposed formula limits, not breastfeeding

    Monday, July 9 2018 2:19 PM EDT2018-07-09 18:19:34 GMT
    Tuesday, July 10 2018 1:18 PM EDT2018-07-10 17:18:51 GMT
    President Donald Trump says the U.S. opposed a resolution to encourage breastfeeding because it called for limits on the promotion of products like infant formula.
    President Donald Trump says the U.S. opposed a resolution to encourage breastfeeding because it called for limits on the promotion of products like infant formula.
  • Indiana sees increase in abortions for first time since 2009

    Indiana sees increase in abortions for first time since 2009

    Friday, July 6 2018 4:10 PM EDT2018-07-06 20:10:34 GMT
    Monday, July 9 2018 8:36 PM EDT2018-07-10 00:36:05 GMT
    A state report shows that the number of abortions performed in Indiana increased last year for the first time since 2009.
    A state report shows that the number of abortions performed in Indiana increased last year for the first time since 2009.
  • Health network denies liability in fertility clinic lawsuits

    Health network denies liability in fertility clinic lawsuits

    Thursday, July 5 2018 8:48 AM EDT2018-07-05 12:48:46 GMT
    Monday, July 9 2018 7:29 PM EDT2018-07-09 23:29:15 GMT
    A health care network responding to lawsuits says it wasn't liable for a storage tank malfunction that destroyed more than 4,000 eggs and embryos at its fertility clinic near Cleveland.
    A health care network responding to lawsuits says it wasn't liable for a storage tank malfunction that destroyed more than 4,000 eggs and embryos at its fertility clinic near Cleveland.
  • Buddhist meditation may calm team trapped in Thai cave

    Buddhist meditation may calm team trapped in Thai cave

    Thursday, July 5 2018 6:41 AM EDT2018-07-05 10:41:55 GMT
    Monday, July 9 2018 6:36 PM EDT2018-07-09 22:36:34 GMT
    (Tham Luang Rescue Operation Center via AP, File). FILE - In this handout photo released by Tham Luang Rescue Operation Center, Thai rescue teams use headlamps to enter a pitch-black cave complex where 12 boys and their soccer coach went missing, in Ma...(Tham Luang Rescue Operation Center via AP, File). FILE - In this handout photo released by Tham Luang Rescue Operation Center, Thai rescue teams use headlamps to enter a pitch-black cave complex where 12 boys and their soccer coach went missing, in Ma...
    The soccer coach stranded with 12 boys in a flooded Thai cave spent a decade as a Buddhist monk, honing a meditation skill that may serve him well during their ordeal.
    The soccer coach stranded with 12 boys in a flooded Thai cave spent a decade as a Buddhist monk, honing a meditation skill that may serve him well during their ordeal.
  • Judge's ruling slows plans for Medicaid work requirement

    Judge's ruling slows plans for Medicaid work requirement

    Wednesday, July 4 2018 9:39 AM EDT2018-07-04 13:39:22 GMT
    Monday, July 9 2018 4:22 PM EDT2018-07-09 20:22:25 GMT
    (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File). FILE - In this Nov. 29, 2017 file photo, Seema Verma, administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, speaks during a news conference in Newark, N.J. A federal judge has slowed the Trump administration’s ...(AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File). FILE - In this Nov. 29, 2017 file photo, Seema Verma, administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, speaks during a news conference in Newark, N.J. A federal judge has slowed the Trump administration’s ...
    Federal judge slows Trump drive to wean poor from government benefits by making them work.
    Federal judge slows Trump drive to wean poor from government benefits by making them work.
  • Fresh grounds for coffee: Study shows it may boost longevity

    Fresh grounds for coffee: Study shows it may boost longevity

    Monday, July 2 2018 11:07 AM EDT2018-07-02 15:07:43 GMT
    Sunday, July 8 2018 10:23 AM EDT2018-07-08 14:23:59 GMT
    (AP Photo/Richard Vogel). This Thursday, March 29, 2018 photo shows a cup of coffee at a cafe in Los Angeles. A 10-year study released on Monday, July 2, 2018 shows that coffee drinkers had a lower risk of death than abstainers, including those who dow...(AP Photo/Richard Vogel). This Thursday, March 29, 2018 photo shows a cup of coffee at a cafe in Los Angeles. A 10-year study released on Monday, July 2, 2018 shows that coffee drinkers had a lower risk of death than abstainers, including those who dow...
    New research offers fresh grounds for drinking coffee, showing that it may boost chances for a longer life.
    New research offers fresh grounds for drinking coffee, showing that it may boost chances for a longer life.
  • Illegal pot shops disrupt California's budding legal market

    Illegal pot shops disrupt California's budding legal market

    Thursday, July 5 2018 10:26 AM EDT2018-07-05 14:26:36 GMT
    Friday, July 6 2018 6:47 PM EDT2018-07-06 22:47:23 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong). In this March 15, 2018 photo, two undercover Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies dump marijuana into an evidence bag during a raid at an illegal marijuana dispensary during a raid in Compton, Calif. The number of outlaw dispen...(AP Photo/Jae C. Hong). In this March 15, 2018 photo, two undercover Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies dump marijuana into an evidence bag during a raid at an illegal marijuana dispensary during a raid in Compton, Calif. The number of outlaw dispen...
    Marijuana is legal in California, but the illegal market still thrives, undercutting those playing by the rules and siphoning off tax dollars.
    Marijuana is legal in California, but the illegal market still thrives, undercutting those playing by the rules and siphoning off tax dollars.
  • Measles spreads in Brazil after cases come from Venezuela

    Measles spreads in Brazil after cases come from Venezuela

    Tuesday, July 3 2018 12:30 PM EDT2018-07-03 16:30:35 GMT
    Friday, July 6 2018 4:15 PM EDT2018-07-06 20:15:40 GMT
    An outbreak of measles is growing in Brazil after cases were imported from neighboring Venezuela.
    An outbreak of measles is growing in Brazil after cases were imported from neighboring Venezuela.
  • Mother: Caring for girl amid brain-death debate 'worth it'

    Mother: Caring for girl amid brain-death debate 'worth it'

    Wednesday, July 4 2018 4:41 PM EDT2018-07-04 20:41:05 GMT
    Friday, July 6 2018 12:04 PM EDT2018-07-06 16:04:12 GMT
    (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File). FILE - In this Oct. 3, 2014, file photo, Nailah Winkfield, left, and Omari Sealey, right, the mother and uncle of Jahi McMath, listen to doctors speak during a news conference in San Francisco. The mother of a girl at the...(AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File). FILE - In this Oct. 3, 2014, file photo, Nailah Winkfield, left, and Omari Sealey, right, the mother and uncle of Jahi McMath, listen to doctors speak during a news conference in San Francisco. The mother of a girl at the...
    The mother of a girl at the center of a medical and religious debate over brain death says she doesn't regret moving from California to New Jersey so her daughter could receive care after being declared dead.
    The mother of a girl at the center of a medical and religious debate over brain death says she doesn't regret moving from California to New Jersey so her daughter could receive care after being declared dead.
  • Contaminated heroin putting users at risk in Los Angeles

    Contaminated heroin putting users at risk in Los Angeles

    Tuesday, July 3 2018 3:56 PM EDT2018-07-03 19:56:18 GMT
    Friday, July 6 2018 10:59 AM EDT2018-07-06 14:59:37 GMT
    Authorities say black tar heroin in Los Angeles may be contaminated with bacteria that can cause death, putting injection drug users at greatest risk.
    Authorities say black tar heroin in Los Angeles may be contaminated with bacteria that can cause death, putting injection drug users at greatest risk.
  • Hawaii bans sale of sunscreens with coral-harming chemicals

    Hawaii bans sale of sunscreens with coral-harming chemicals

    Tuesday, July 3 2018 7:07 PM EDT2018-07-03 23:07:04 GMT
    Friday, July 6 2018 6:45 AM EDT2018-07-06 10:45:13 GMT
    Hawaii Gov. David Ige has signed legislation that will ban the sale of sunscreens containing two chemicals believed to harm coral reefs.
    Hawaii Gov. David Ige has signed legislation that will ban the sale of sunscreens containing two chemicals believed to harm coral reefs.
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