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New attack on Ebola center in Congo, local official says; militia member is killed
Posted: April 20, 2019, 4:14 pm
Attackers storm hospital in the epicenter of Congo's Ebola outbreak, kill doctor from Cameroon, hurt others
Posted: April 19, 2019, 9:06 pm
Immigration authorities on Friday said that anyone with any involvement with marijuana, regardless of whether it's legal in the state they live in, can be denied from citizenship because the drug is still outlawed by federal law
Posted: April 19, 2019, 9:04 pm
US regulators have approved the 1st generic nasal spray version of the overdose reversing drug Narcan
Posted: April 19, 2019, 7:20 pm
A federal appeals court has given the Environmental Protection Agency 90 days to justify why a widely used but dangerous pesticide should stay on the market
Posted: April 19, 2019, 6:10 pm
US flu season drags on, becoming the longest in recent history
Posted: April 19, 2019, 3:30 pm
April 20 is the day stoners decades ago chose to celebrate their love of marijuana, but as pot legalization expands some mainstream brands are joining the party
Posted: April 19, 2019, 1:40 pm
Officials say the drinking water in Paradise, California, is contaminated with the cancer-causing chemical benzene after a deadly wildfire last year
Posted: April 19, 2019, 7:30 am
Federal authorities have charged more than 30 medical professionals in Tennessee with illegally prescribing and distributing millions of prescription painkillers, many of which contained opioids
Posted: April 18, 2019, 10:35 pm
Many students aren't seeking mental health care after a school shooting, while others wait years to reach out
Posted: April 18, 2019, 9:41 pm
U.S. health officials award $350 million to states struggling with opioid epidemic with goal of cutting overdose deaths by 40%
Posted: April 18, 2019, 7:36 pm
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says he plans to introduce legislation to raise the minimum age to buy tobacco products from 18 to 21 nationally
Posted: April 18, 2019, 6:57 pm
Washington is poised to become the first state to establish a program creating a benefit to help offset long-term care
Posted: April 18, 2019, 4:46 pm
The father of an Ohio woman who died after being exposed to a rare brain-eating amoeba at a North Carolina rafting center has settled a wrongful-death complaint
Posted: April 18, 2019, 3:54 pm
Scientists say a genetic test can identify newborns at heightened risk of becoming severely obese by middle age, possibly giving time for interventions designed to head off that fate
Posted: April 18, 2019, 3:07 pm
Officials say tests show Legionnaires' disease bacteria that killed one inmate and sickened another is more widespread than expected in a California state prison
Posted: April 18, 2019, 1:27 am
Georgia Republican Gov. Brian Kemp has signed into law a bill that would allow certain patients to access a low-potency cannabis oil they can already legally use
Posted: April 17, 2019, 10:08 pm
Twenty years after Columbine, the effects of trauma experienced by law enforcement authorities who respond to school shootings are still largely unknown, but the mental health care available to them is making gains.
Posted: April 17, 2019, 9:40 pm
Eight babies who were born without a working germ-fighting system had their disease corrected by a gene therapy that ironically was made from one of the immune system's worst enemies, HIV
Posted: April 17, 2019, 9:06 pm
Federal authorities say they have charged 60 people for their roles in illegally prescribing and distributing millions of pills containing opioids and other drugs
Posted: April 17, 2019, 8:53 pm
Stanford University has cleared three faculty members of any wrongdoing in dealings with a Chinese scientist who claims to have helped make the world's first gene-edited babies
Posted: April 17, 2019, 5:38 pm
State officials are considering how Ohio might increase regulation of hospitals following allegations that a doctor ordered potentially fatal doses of painkillers for dozens of patients who then died
Posted: April 17, 2019, 5:18 pm
A Louisiana abortion clinic is asking the Supreme Court to strike down regulations that could leave the state with just one clinic
Posted: April 17, 2019, 3:25 pm
Financial and sexual misconduct problems have been reported at the agency.
Posted: April 17, 2019, 11:20 am
North Carolina lawmakers have given final passage to a bill to require doctors and nurses to care for babies born alive during a failed late-term abortion
Posted: April 17, 2019, 1:20 am
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