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  • Jury recommends $25M in Johnson & Johnson lawsuit

    Jury recommends $25M in Johnson & Johnson lawsuit

    Thursday, May 24 2018 4:42 PM EDT2018-05-24 20:42:20 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 9:03 PM EDT2018-05-25 01:03:32 GMT
    A Southern California jury has ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay more than $25 million to a woman who claimed in a lawsuit that she developed cancer by using the company's talc-based baby powder.More >>
    A Southern California jury has ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay more than $25 million to a woman who claimed in a lawsuit that she developed cancer by using the company's talc-based baby powder.More >>
  • Gut check: Swallowed capsule could spot trouble, send alert

    Gut check: Swallowed capsule could spot trouble, send alert

    Thursday, May 24 2018 3:12 PM EDT2018-05-24 19:12:22 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 7:35 PM EDT2018-05-24 23:35:38 GMT
    (Lillie Paquette/MIT School of Engineering via AP). This undated photo provided by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology School of Engineering in May 2018 shows a capsule packed with electronics and genetically engineered living cells in Cambridge,...(Lillie Paquette/MIT School of Engineering via AP). This undated photo provided by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology School of Engineering in May 2018 shows a capsule packed with electronics and genetically engineered living cells in Cambridge,...
    Scientists develop a swallowed capsule that might someday be used to spot health problems from inside the gut.More >>
    Scientists develop a swallowed capsule that might someday be used to spot health problems from inside the gut.More >>
  • With death rate up, US life expectancy is likely down again

    With death rate up, US life expectancy is likely down again

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 3:34 PM EDT2018-05-23 19:34:47 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 6:56 PM EDT2018-05-24 22:56:58 GMT
    (Dave Kettering/Telegraph Herald via AP). FILE - In this Aug. 9, 2017 file photo, workers dig a new grave at a church cemetery in New Vienna, Iowa. Preliminary data released on Wednesday, May 23, 2018 shows U.S. death rates rose again last year, indica...(Dave Kettering/Telegraph Herald via AP). FILE - In this Aug. 9, 2017 file photo, workers dig a new grave at a church cemetery in New Vienna, Iowa. Preliminary data released on Wednesday, May 23, 2018 shows U.S. death rates rose again last year, indica...
    Preliminary data shows U.S. death rates rose again last year, indicating that 2017 likely will mark the third straight decline in American life expectancy.More >>
    Preliminary data shows U.S. death rates rose again last year, indicating that 2017 likely will mark the third straight decline in American life expectancy.More >>
  • FDA warns teething medicines unsafe, wants them off shelves

    FDA warns teething medicines unsafe, wants them off shelves

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 9:43 AM EDT2018-05-23 13:43:09 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 6:56 PM EDT2018-05-24 22:56:55 GMT
    The US Food and Drug Administration health is warning parents about the risks of teething remedies.More >>
    The US Food and Drug Administration health is warning parents about the risks of teething remedies.More >>
  • Many cancer patients juggle care along with financial pain

    Many cancer patients juggle care along with financial pain

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 10:42 AM EDT2018-05-22 14:42:38 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 6:56 PM EDT2018-05-24 22:56:54 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin). In this April 13, 2018, photo Josephine Rizo sits in her home with her stack of bills from her ongoing battle with cancer in Phoenix. As treatment costs soar and insurance coverage shrinks, hospitals and patient advocates a...(AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin). In this April 13, 2018, photo Josephine Rizo sits in her home with her stack of bills from her ongoing battle with cancer in Phoenix. As treatment costs soar and insurance coverage shrinks, hospitals and patient advocates a...
    Many cancer patients juggle care along with financial pain.More >>
    Many cancer patients juggle care along with financial pain.More >>
  • Congress OKs Trump bid to widen private care at besieged VA

    Congress OKs Trump bid to widen private care at besieged VA

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 12:23 PM EDT2018-05-23 16:23:13 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 6:56 PM EDT2018-05-24 22:56:52 GMT
    The Senate is expected to give final approval to legislation giving veterans more freedom to see doctors outside the Veterans Affairs health system.More >>
    The Senate is expected to give final approval to legislation giving veterans more freedom to see doctors outside the Veterans Affairs health system.More >>
  • St. Jude: $100M for children with cancer global outreach

    St. Jude: $100M for children with cancer global outreach

    Thursday, May 24 2018 2:53 PM EDT2018-05-24 18:53:55 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 6:56 PM EDT2018-05-24 22:56:50 GMT
    St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in Tennessee says it hopes to improve access to care for children with cancer around the world by investing $100 million in an expansion of its global outreach program.More >>
    St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in Tennessee says it hopes to improve access to care for children with cancer around the world by investing $100 million in an expansion of its global outreach program.More >>
  • E-cigarettes disappoint in a workplace quit-smoking study

    E-cigarettes disappoint in a workplace quit-smoking study

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 5:11 PM EDT2018-05-23 21:11:39 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 6:56 PM EDT2018-05-24 22:56:47 GMT
    (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II, File). FILE - In this Feb. 20, 2014 file photo, a customer exhales vapor from an e-cigarette at a store in New York. In a large study of company wellness programs released on Wednesday, May 23, 2018, e-cigarettes worked no ...(AP Photo/Frank Franklin II, File). FILE - In this Feb. 20, 2014 file photo, a customer exhales vapor from an e-cigarette at a store in New York. In a large study of company wellness programs released on Wednesday, May 23, 2018, e-cigarettes worked no ...
    In a large study of company wellness programs, free electronic cigarettes did not help smokers quit more than usual methods such as nicotine patches did.More >>
    In a large study of company wellness programs, free electronic cigarettes did not help smokers quit more than usual methods such as nicotine patches did.More >>
  • US health chief pledges more action if Ebola spreads

    US health chief pledges more action if Ebola spreads

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 12:54 PM EDT2018-05-23 16:54:48 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 6:56 PM EDT2018-05-24 22:56:45 GMT
    (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, file). FILE - In this May 11, 2018 file photo President Donald Trump speaks during an event about prescription drug prices with Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington.(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, file). FILE - In this May 11, 2018 file photo President Donald Trump speaks during an event about prescription drug prices with Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington.
    New US health chief pledges more action if Ebola outbreak in Congo spreads.More >>
    New US health chief pledges more action if Ebola outbreak in Congo spreads.More >>
  • Congress OKs letting terminal patients try unapproved drugs

    Congress OKs letting terminal patients try unapproved drugs

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 5:32 PM EDT2018-05-22 21:32:43 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 6:56 PM EDT2018-05-24 22:56:43 GMT
    A bill helping people with deadly diseases try experimental treatments has sailed through Congress.More >>
    A bill helping people with deadly diseases try experimental treatments has sailed through Congress.More >>
  • US clings to health coverage gains despite political drama

    US clings to health coverage gains despite political drama

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 12:12 AM EDT2018-05-22 04:12:46 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 3:36 PM EDT2018-05-24 19:36:17 GMT
    (HealthCare.gov via AP). This screen grab shows the main page of the healthcare.gov website in Washington, on Monday, May 21, 2018. A major government survey finds that the U.S. clung to its health insurance gains last year, a surprise after President ...(HealthCare.gov via AP). This screen grab shows the main page of the healthcare.gov website in Washington, on Monday, May 21, 2018. A major government survey finds that the U.S. clung to its health insurance gains last year, a surprise after President ...
    US clings to health coverage gains despite Trump's attempts to repeal 'Obamacare'.More >>
    US clings to health coverage gains despite Trump's attempts to repeal 'Obamacare'.More >>
  • 2 patients who fled Ebola ward among the dead in Congo

    2 patients who fled Ebola ward among the dead in Congo

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 5:53 AM EDT2018-05-23 09:53:03 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 3:05 PM EDT2018-05-24 19:05:25 GMT
    The World Health Organization's regional director for Africa says the agency is stepping up efforts with nine countries neighboring Congo to help prevent possible spread of a new Ebola outbreak beyond its borders.More >>
    The World Health Organization's regional director for Africa says the agency is stepping up efforts with nine countries neighboring Congo to help prevent possible spread of a new Ebola outbreak beyond its borders.More >>
  • No stay of ruling that tossed California assisted-death law

    No stay of ruling that tossed California assisted-death law

    Thursday, May 24 2018 12:42 AM EDT2018-05-24 04:42:09 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 3:05 PM EDT2018-05-24 19:05:18 GMT
    An appeals court has refused to block a court decision that says a California law allowing the terminally ill to end their lives was passed illegally.More >>
    An appeals court has refused to block a court decision that says a California law allowing the terminally ill to end their lives was passed illegally.More >>
  • California moves to defend law allowing life-ending drugs

    California moves to defend law allowing life-ending drugs

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 4:54 PM EDT2018-05-22 20:54:21 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 7:35 PM EDT2018-05-23 23:35:36 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File). File - In this Feb. 20, 2018, file photo, California Attorney General Xavier Becerra speaks at a news conference in Sacramento, Calif. California's attorney general is asking an appeals court to quickly block a judge'...(AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File). File - In this Feb. 20, 2018, file photo, California Attorney General Xavier Becerra speaks at a news conference in Sacramento, Calif. California's attorney general is asking an appeals court to quickly block a judge'...
    California's attorney general is asking an appeals court to quickly block a judge's decision to toss a 2016 law allowing the terminally ill to end their lives.More >>
    California's attorney general is asking an appeals court to quickly block a judge's decision to toss a 2016 law allowing the terminally ill to end their lives.More >>
  • Pruitt promises action on rising threat from contaminants

    Pruitt promises action on rising threat from contaminants

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 9:32 AM EDT2018-05-22 13:32:44 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 4:35 PM EDT2018-05-23 20:35:05 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). In this May 16, 2018 photo, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt appears before a Senate Appropriations subcommittee on the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies on budget on Capitol Hill in Washing...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). In this May 16, 2018 photo, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt appears before a Senate Appropriations subcommittee on the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies on budget on Capitol Hill in Washing...
    Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt says dealing with a widespread contamination in drinking water is a "national priority.".More >>
    Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt says dealing with a widespread contamination in drinking water is a "national priority.".More >>
  • Medical teams sent to south India amid deadly virus outbreak

    Medical teams sent to south India amid deadly virus outbreak

    Monday, May 21 2018 7:12 AM EDT2018-05-21 11:12:01 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 3:23 PM EDT2018-05-23 19:23:24 GMT
    Officials say a deadly virus has killed at least three people in south India, and medical teams have been dispatched to the area amid reports that up to six other people could have died and others are badly ill.More >>
    Officials say a deadly virus has killed at least three people in south India, and medical teams have been dispatched to the area amid reports that up to six other people could have died and others are badly ill.More >>
  • Dispute on eye drop size fails to catch Supreme Court's eye

    Dispute on eye drop size fails to catch Supreme Court's eye

    Monday, May 21 2018 9:52 AM EDT2018-05-21 13:52:07 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 1:05 PM EDT2018-05-23 17:05:05 GMT
    A dispute about the size of eye drops has failed to catch the eye of the U.S. Supreme Court.More >>
    A dispute about the size of eye drops has failed to catch the eye of the U.S. Supreme Court.More >>
  • Social media under microscope in emotive Irish abortion vote

    Social media under microscope in emotive Irish abortion vote

    Monday, May 21 2018 8:41 AM EDT2018-05-21 12:41:58 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 12:05 PM EDT2018-05-23 16:05:13 GMT
    (AP Photo/Peter Morrison). In this photo taken on May 17, 2018, an anti-abortion poster is hung on a lamppost outside the Google offices in Dublin, Ireland. In homes and pubs, on leaflets and lampposts, debate rages in Ireland over whether to lift the ...(AP Photo/Peter Morrison). In this photo taken on May 17, 2018, an anti-abortion poster is hung on a lamppost outside the Google offices in Dublin, Ireland. In homes and pubs, on leaflets and lampposts, debate rages in Ireland over whether to lift the ...
    Debate is raging in Ireland over whether to lift the country's decades-old ban on abortion.More >>
    Debate is raging in Ireland over whether to lift the country's decades-old ban on abortion.More >>
  • The Latest: EPA bars AP, CNN from summit on contaminants

    The Latest: EPA bars AP, CNN from summit on contaminants

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 10:05 AM EDT2018-05-22 14:05:45 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 11:25 AM EDT2018-05-23 15:25:43 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). In this May 16, 2018 photo, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt appears before a Senate Appropriations subcommittee on the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies on budget on Capitol Hill in Washing...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). In this May 16, 2018 photo, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt appears before a Senate Appropriations subcommittee on the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies on budget on Capitol Hill in Washing...
    The Environmental Protection Agency is barring The Associated Press, CNN and the environmental-focused news organization E&E from a national summit on harmful water contaminants.More >>
    The Environmental Protection Agency is barring The Associated Press, CNN and the environmental-focused news organization E&E from a national summit on harmful water contaminants.More >>
  • EPA blocks some media from summit, then reverses course

    EPA blocks some media from summit, then reverses course

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 12:12 PM EDT2018-05-22 16:12:43 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 11:25 AM EDT2018-05-23 15:25:29 GMT
    The Environmental Protection Agency has blocked The Associated Press and CNN from attending a national summit on harmful water contaminants.More >>
    The Environmental Protection Agency has blocked The Associated Press and CNN from attending a national summit on harmful water contaminants.More >>
  • Congo announces 6 new confirmed cases of Ebola virus

    Congo announces 6 new confirmed cases of Ebola virus

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 8:22 AM EDT2018-05-22 12:22:43 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 3:54 AM EDT2018-05-23 07:54:11 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Bompengo). A health worker prepares an Ebola vaccine to administer to health workers during a vaccination campaign in Mbandaka, Congo Monday, May 21, 2018. Congo's health minister says a nurse has died from Ebola in Bikoro, the rural nor...(AP Photo/John Bompengo). A health worker prepares an Ebola vaccine to administer to health workers during a vaccination campaign in Mbandaka, Congo Monday, May 21, 2018. Congo's health minister says a nurse has died from Ebola in Bikoro, the rural nor...
    Congo announces 6 new confirmed Ebola cases as vaccination effort enters 2nd day.More >>
    Congo announces 6 new confirmed Ebola cases as vaccination effort enters 2nd day.More >>
  • NRA links school violence to Ritalin but experts deny link

    NRA links school violence to Ritalin but experts deny link

    Sunday, May 20 2018 6:51 PM EDT2018-05-20 22:51:55 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 4:04 PM EDT2018-05-22 20:04:48 GMT
    (Elizabeth Conley/Houston Chronicle via AP). Flags fly at half staff in front of the justice center at Santa Fe, Texas on Sunday, May 20, 2018. Congregations in this deeply religious community near Houston gathered Sunday for their first worship servic...(Elizabeth Conley/Houston Chronicle via AP). Flags fly at half staff in front of the justice center at Santa Fe, Texas on Sunday, May 20, 2018. Congregations in this deeply religious community near Houston gathered Sunday for their first worship servic...
    The National Rifle Association's incoming president is linking school shootings to using medications such as Ritalin.More >>
    The National Rifle Association's incoming president is linking school shootings to using medications such as Ritalin.More >>
  • Death of CDC worker who drowned ruled a suicide

    Death of CDC worker who drowned ruled a suicide

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 3:52 PM EDT2018-05-22 19:52:59 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 3:54 PM EDT2018-05-22 19:54:44 GMT
    Authorities: Death of a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention employee whose body was found in an river in Atlanta has been ruled a suicide.More >>
    Authorities: Death of a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention employee whose body was found in an river in Atlanta has been ruled a suicide.More >>
  • What is lava haze? A look at Hawaii's latest volcanic hazard

    What is lava haze? A look at Hawaii's latest volcanic hazard

    Monday, May 21 2018 1:22 AM EDT2018-05-21 05:22:03 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 3:45 PM EDT2018-05-22 19:45:47 GMT
    (U.S. Geological Survey via AP). In this image provided by the U.S. Geological Survey, lava from fissure 20 enters the ocean near Pahoa, Hawaii on Sunday, May 20, 2018. The volcano that is oozing, spewing and exploding on Hawaii's Big Island has gotten...(U.S. Geological Survey via AP). In this image provided by the U.S. Geological Survey, lava from fissure 20 enters the ocean near Pahoa, Hawaii on Sunday, May 20, 2018. The volcano that is oozing, spewing and exploding on Hawaii's Big Island has gotten...
    White plumes of acid and extremely fine shards of glass are billowing into the sky over Hawaii as molten rock from Kilauea volcano pours down a hillside and into the ocean.More >>
    White plumes of acid and extremely fine shards of glass are billowing into the sky over Hawaii as molten rock from Kilauea volcano pours down a hillside and into the ocean.More >>
  • USC sued over clinic gynecologist accused of misconduct

    USC sued over clinic gynecologist accused of misconduct

    Monday, May 21 2018 4:02 PM EDT2018-05-21 20:02:15 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 11:35 AM EDT2018-05-22 15:35:44 GMT
    Four former University of Southern California students have sued the school and an ex-campus gynecologist who they accuse of sexual battery and sexual harassment.More >>
    Four former University of Southern California students have sued the school and an ex-campus gynecologist who they accuse of sexual battery and sexual harassment.More >>
  • Stars Bardot, Marceau lead fight to amend French food bill

    Stars Bardot, Marceau lead fight to amend French food bill

    Monday, May 21 2018 11:23 AM EDT2018-05-21 15:23:07 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 10:44 AM EDT2018-05-22 14:44:34 GMT
    (AP Photo/Remy de la Mauviniere, File). FILE - In this Thursday Sept. 28, 2006 file picture, former French actress Brigitte Bardot acknowledges applause prior to a press conference in Paris. Bardot and actress Sophie Marceau are leading animal welfare ...(AP Photo/Remy de la Mauviniere, File). FILE - In this Thursday Sept. 28, 2006 file picture, former French actress Brigitte Bardot acknowledges applause prior to a press conference in Paris. Bardot and actress Sophie Marceau are leading animal welfare ...
    Actresses Brigitte Bardot and Sophie Marceau are leading campaigns for mandatory cameras in French slaughterhouses and a ban on the sale of eggs from caged hens as France's parliament prepares to debate a food...More >>
    Actresses Brigitte Bardot and Sophie Marceau are leading campaigns for mandatory cameras in French slaughterhouses and a ban on the sale of eggs from caged hens as France's parliament prepares to debate a food industry bill Tuesday.More >>
  • The Latest: WHO: Ebola in Congo not global health emergency

    The Latest: WHO: Ebola in Congo not global health emergency

    Friday, May 18 2018 10:43 AM EDT2018-05-18 14:43:03 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 8:34 AM EDT2018-05-22 12:34:10 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Bompengo). In this photo taken on Sunday, May 13, 2018, people suspected of having the Ebola Virus wait at a treatment center in Bikoro Democratic Republic of Congo. Congo's latest Ebola outbreak has spread to a city of more than 1 milli...(AP Photo/John Bompengo). In this photo taken on Sunday, May 13, 2018, people suspected of having the Ebola Virus wait at a treatment center in Bikoro Democratic Republic of Congo. Congo's latest Ebola outbreak has spread to a city of more than 1 milli...
    The Latest: WHO says Ebola outbreak in Congo not yet a global health emergency.More >>
    The Latest: WHO says Ebola outbreak in Congo not yet a global health emergency.More >>
  • Congo Ebola vaccination campaign begins with health workers

    Congo Ebola vaccination campaign begins with health workers

    Monday, May 21 2018 7:22 AM EDT2018-05-21 11:22:02 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 6:24 AM EDT2018-05-22 10:24:43 GMT
    Congo's health minister says a nurse has died from Ebola in Bikoro, the town in the country's northwest where the outbreak began, as the country begins a vaccination campaign.More >>
    Congo's health minister says a nurse has died from Ebola in Bikoro, the town in the country's northwest where the outbreak began, as the country begins a vaccination campaign.More >>
  • Trump catches Wilkie off-guard with VA secretary nomination

    Trump catches Wilkie off-guard with VA secretary nomination

    Saturday, May 19 2018 12:22 AM EDT2018-05-19 04:22:34 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 11:45 PM EDT2018-05-22 03:45:37 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump shakes hands with acting Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie after announcing he will nominate him to lead the department during an event on prison reform in the East Room of the White Ho...(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump shakes hands with acting Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie after announcing he will nominate him to lead the department during an event on prison reform in the East Room of the White Ho...
    President Donald Trump says he'll nominate acting Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie to permanently lead the beleaguered department.More >>
    President Donald Trump says he'll nominate acting Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie to permanently lead the beleaguered department.More >>
  • San Francisco to distribute addiction drug directly to users

    San Francisco to distribute addiction drug directly to users

    Friday, May 18 2018 6:21 PM EDT2018-05-18 22:21:51 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 5:44 PM EDT2018-05-21 21:44:29 GMT
    (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File). FILE - In this Feb. 26, 2016, file photo, a number of syringes are scattered in the remains of a tent city being cleared by city workers along Division Street in San Francisco. San Francisco's mayor says he plans to send ...(AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File). FILE - In this Feb. 26, 2016, file photo, a number of syringes are scattered in the remains of a tent city being cleared by city workers along Division Street in San Francisco. San Francisco's mayor says he plans to send ...
    San Francisco's mayor plans to send medical teams to city streets to distribute a drug that curbs heroin cravings in opioid addicts.More >>
    San Francisco's mayor plans to send medical teams to city streets to distribute a drug that curbs heroin cravings in opioid addicts.More >>
  • Trump thrusts abortion fight into crucial midterm elections

    Trump thrusts abortion fight into crucial midterm elections

    Friday, May 18 2018 12:40 AM EDT2018-05-18 04:40:56 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 3:03 PM EDT2018-05-21 19:03:28 GMT
    (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File). FILE - In this Jan. 19, 2018 file photo, President Donald Trump speaks to participants of the annual March for Life event, in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington. The Trump administration will resurrec...(AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File). FILE - In this Jan. 19, 2018 file photo, President Donald Trump speaks to participants of the annual March for Life event, in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington. The Trump administration will resurrec...
    The Trump administration is resurrecting a Reagan-era rule that would ban federally funded family planning clinics from discussing abortion with women, or sharing space with abortion providers.More >>
    The Trump administration is resurrecting a Reagan-era rule that would ban federally funded family planning clinics from discussing abortion with women, or sharing space with abortion providers.More >>
  • US approves 1st drug developed to prevent chronic migraines

    US approves 1st drug developed to prevent chronic migraines

    Thursday, May 17 2018 7:20 PM EDT2018-05-17 23:20:11 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 10:33 AM EDT2018-05-21 14:33:00 GMT
    US regulators approve 1st drug designed to prevent chronic migraines.More >>
    US regulators approve 1st drug designed to prevent chronic migraines.More >>
  • Prosecutors in Poland probe sewage dump into Baltic bay

    Prosecutors in Poland probe sewage dump into Baltic bay

    Friday, May 18 2018 2:31 PM EDT2018-05-18 18:31:55 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 9:44 AM EDT2018-05-21 13:44:49 GMT
    Prosecutors on Poland's Baltic coast have opened a probe into potential damage to the environment of the Bay of Gdansk after the sewage system in this coast city malfunctioned and the refuse was dumped into the bay.More >>
    Prosecutors on Poland's Baltic coast have opened a probe into potential damage to the environment of the Bay of Gdansk after the sewage system in this coast city malfunctioned and the refuse was dumped into the bay.More >>
  • FDA names drugmakers accused of blocking cheaper generics

    FDA names drugmakers accused of blocking cheaper generics

    Thursday, May 17 2018 2:30 PM EDT2018-05-17 18:30:28 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 8:23 AM EDT2018-05-21 12:23:04 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File). FILE- In this Oct. 14, 2015, the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) campus in Silver Spring, Md. U.S. drug regulators are publicizing information on brand-name drugmakers that use what government officials call “gaming...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File). FILE- In this Oct. 14, 2015, the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) campus in Silver Spring, Md. U.S. drug regulators are publicizing information on brand-name drugmakers that use what government officials call “gaming...
    U.S. drug regulators are publicizing information on brand-name drugmakers that use what government officials call "gaming tactics" to block cheaper copycat versions.More >>
    U.S. drug regulators are publicizing information on brand-name drugmakers that use what government officials call "gaming tactics" to block cheaper copycat versions.More >>
  • Congo to begin vaccinating against Ebola on Monday

    Congo to begin vaccinating against Ebola on Monday

    Sunday, May 20 2018 5:11 AM EDT2018-05-20 09:11:15 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 7:24 AM EDT2018-05-21 11:24:34 GMT
    Congo's health ministry says there is one new death from Ebola, bringing to 26 the number of deaths from the deadly outbreak in Equateur province in the country's northwest.More >>
    Congo's health ministry says there is one new death from Ebola, bringing to 26 the number of deaths from the deadly outbreak in Equateur province in the country's northwest.More >>
  • Health officials: Stay out of the pool if you have diarrhea

    Health officials: Stay out of the pool if you have diarrhea

    Thursday, May 17 2018 2:00 PM EDT2018-05-17 18:00:55 GMT
    Sunday, May 20 2018 8:52 PM EDT2018-05-21 00:52:59 GMT
    (CDC via AP). This 1983 microscope image provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows Cryptosporidium parvum parasitic organisms in a stool smear specimen, the cause of a patient's cryptosporidiosis. On Thursday, May 17, 2018, the C...(CDC via AP). This 1983 microscope image provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows Cryptosporidium parvum parasitic organisms in a stool smear specimen, the cause of a patient's cryptosporidiosis. On Thursday, May 17, 2018, the C...
    Health officials say hotel pools and hot tubs are a major source of the illnesses people get from swimming.More >>
    Health officials say hotel pools and hot tubs are a major source of the illnesses people get from swimming.More >>
  • US births hit a 30-year low, despite good economy

    US births hit a 30-year low, despite good economy

    Thursday, May 17 2018 12:39 AM EDT2018-05-17 04:39:38 GMT
    Sunday, May 20 2018 9:11 AM EDT2018-05-20 13:11:34 GMT
    (AP Photo/Seth Wenig). FILE - This Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017 file photo shows newborn babies in the nursery of a postpartum recovery center in upstate New York. According to a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report released on Thursday, May 17...(AP Photo/Seth Wenig). FILE - This Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017 file photo shows newborn babies in the nursery of a postpartum recovery center in upstate New York. According to a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report released on Thursday, May 17...
    Last year saw the lowest number of U.S. births in 30 years, with birth rates declining not only for women in their teens and 20s but also women in their 30s.More >>
    Last year saw the lowest number of U.S. births in 30 years, with birth rates declining not only for women in their teens and 20s but also women in their 30s.More >>
  • Congo says 3 new Ebola cases confirmed in large city

    Congo says 3 new Ebola cases confirmed in large city

    Saturday, May 19 2018 4:30 AM EDT2018-05-19 08:30:46 GMT
    Sunday, May 20 2018 4:14 AM EDT2018-05-20 08:14:01 GMT
    Congo says 3 new confirmed Ebola cases in city of 1 million; vaccinations to start soon.More >>
    Congo says 3 new confirmed Ebola cases in city of 1 million; vaccinations to start soon.More >>
  • After fumbling Ebola in 2014, Congo is key test for UN

    After fumbling Ebola in 2014, Congo is key test for UN

    Friday, May 18 2018 3:40 AM EDT2018-05-18 07:40:13 GMT
    Saturday, May 19 2018 12:23 AM EDT2018-05-19 04:23:08 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Bompengo). In this photo taken on Sunday, May 13, 2018, people suspected of having the Ebola Virus wait at a treatment center in Bikoro Democratic Republic of Congo. Congo's latest Ebola outbreak has spread to a city of more than 1 milli...(AP Photo/John Bompengo). In this photo taken on Sunday, May 13, 2018, people suspected of having the Ebola Virus wait at a treatment center in Bikoro Democratic Republic of Congo. Congo's latest Ebola outbreak has spread to a city of more than 1 milli...
    14 confirmed Ebola cases in Congo as World Health organization holds emergency meeting.More >>
    14 confirmed Ebola cases in Congo as World Health organization holds emergency meeting.More >>
  • Trump nominates acting VA secretary Wilkie for permanent job

    Trump nominates acting VA secretary Wilkie for permanent job

    Friday, May 18 2018 12:20 PM EDT2018-05-18 16:20:32 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 10:51 PM EDT2018-05-19 02:51:02 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump shakes hands with Acting Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie, during an event on prison reform in the East Room of the White House, Friday, May 18, 2018, in Washington. Trump announced he's nominating ...(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump shakes hands with Acting Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie, during an event on prison reform in the East Room of the White House, Friday, May 18, 2018, in Washington. Trump announced he's nominating ...
    President Donald Trump has announced he's nominating Acting Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie to permanently lead the beleaguered department agency.More >>
    President Donald Trump has announced he's nominating Acting Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie to permanently lead the beleaguered department agency.More >>
  • Correction: Hepatitis A-San Diego story

    Correction: Hepatitis A-San Diego story

    Thursday, May 17 2018 5:30 PM EDT2018-05-17 21:30:31 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 8:41 PM EDT2018-05-19 00:41:11 GMT
    (AP Photo/Gregory Bull, File). FILE - In this Sept. 25, 2017, file photo, police officers remove a tent left by the homeless in San Diego during ongoing efforts to sanitize neighborhoods to control the spread of hepatitis A. A San Diego County grand ju...(AP Photo/Gregory Bull, File). FILE - In this Sept. 25, 2017, file photo, police officers remove a tent left by the homeless in San Diego during ongoing efforts to sanitize neighborhoods to control the spread of hepatitis A. A San Diego County grand ju...
    A San Diego County grand jury report faults local response to a recent hepatitis A epidemic and recommends improving lines of communication to prepare for future health emergencies.More >>
    A San Diego County grand jury report faults local response to a recent hepatitis A epidemic and recommends improving lines of communication to prepare for future health emergencies.More >>
  • Baby switch at Montenegro hospital under investigation

    Baby switch at Montenegro hospital under investigation

    Thursday, May 17 2018 9:19 AM EDT2018-05-17 13:19:47 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 6:21 PM EDT2018-05-18 22:21:58 GMT
    A hospital in Montenegro has launched an investigation after a family went home from the maternity ward with the wrong baby.More >>
    A hospital in Montenegro has launched an investigation after a family went home from the maternity ward with the wrong baby.More >>
  • Rule would take US funds from clinics discussing abortion

    Rule would take US funds from clinics discussing abortion

    Thursday, May 17 2018 10:39 PM EDT2018-05-18 02:39:52 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 2:52 PM EDT2018-05-18 18:52:10 GMT
    The Trump administration is resurrecting a Reagan-era rule that would ban federally-funded family planning clinics from discussing abortion with women, or sharing space with abortion providers.More >>
    The Trump administration is resurrecting a Reagan-era rule that would ban federally-funded family planning clinics from discussing abortion with women, or sharing space with abortion providers.More >>
  • Gov't approves $10B deal to overhaul VA medical records

    Gov't approves $10B deal to overhaul VA medical records

    Thursday, May 17 2018 6:49 PM EDT2018-05-17 22:49:47 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 11:42 AM EDT2018-05-18 15:42:57 GMT
    The government has signed a $10 billion deal to overhaul the electronic health records of millions of veterans.More >>
    The government has signed a $10 billion deal to overhaul the electronic health records of millions of veterans.More >>
  • Correction: Congo-Ebola story

    Correction: Congo-Ebola story

    Thursday, May 17 2018 5:19 AM EDT2018-05-17 09:19:35 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 10:10 AM EDT2018-05-18 14:10:30 GMT
    Congo's health minister says Ebola has spread to the capital of the country's Equateur province, a worrying shift in the new outbreak in the northwest.More >>
    Congo's health minister says Ebola has spread to the capital of the country's Equateur province, a worrying shift in the new outbreak in the northwest.More >>
  • Doctor accused of keeping human fat in closet back at work

    Doctor accused of keeping human fat in closet back at work

    Thursday, May 17 2018 5:42 PM EDT2018-05-17 21:42:35 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 9:54 AM EDT2018-05-18 13:54:24 GMT
    A North Carolina doctor accused of reusing syringes and keeping human fat in plastic bags is back in business after her lawyer persuaded a judge that the suspension of her medical license violated her due process...More >>
    A North Carolina doctor accused of reusing syringes and keeping human fat in plastic bags is back in business after her lawyer persuaded a judge that the suspension of her medical license violated her due process rights.More >>
  • IndyCar adds eye-tracking system to concussion test protocol

    IndyCar adds eye-tracking system to concussion test protocol

    Thursday, May 17 2018 5:01 PM EDT2018-05-17 21:01:55 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 10:52 PM EDT2018-05-18 02:52:25 GMT
    (AP Photo/Michael Conroy). Will Power, of Australia, removes his helmet after practicing for the IndyCar Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, in Indianapolis Tuesday, May 15, 2018.(AP Photo/Michael Conroy). Will Power, of Australia, removes his helmet after practicing for the IndyCar Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, in Indianapolis Tuesday, May 15, 2018.
    IndyCar has added an eye-tracking computer test to its concussion protocol that can better determine if a driver can be cleared to race following a hard crash.More >>
    IndyCar has added an eye-tracking computer test to its concussion protocol that can better determine if a driver can be cleared to race following a hard crash.More >>
  • Surgeon general: Most in US think opioid abuse is not local

    Surgeon general: Most in US think opioid abuse is not local

    Thursday, May 17 2018 3:51 PM EDT2018-05-17 19:51:35 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 8:03 PM EDT2018-05-18 00:03:49 GMT
    (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File). FILE - In a Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2017 file photo, Dr. Jerome Adams waits to be sworn in as the 20th U.S. Surgeon General by Vice President Mike Pence in Washington. Adams says he gave assistance to someone on a Delta Air Line...(AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File). FILE - In a Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2017 file photo, Dr. Jerome Adams waits to be sworn in as the 20th U.S. Surgeon General by Vice President Mike Pence in Washington. Adams says he gave assistance to someone on a Delta Air Line...
    The U.S. surgeon general, Dr. Jerome Adams, says opioid abuse is a problem nationwide, but only a small percentage of Americans think it's an emergency in their own communities.More >>
    The U.S. surgeon general, Dr. Jerome Adams, says opioid abuse is a problem nationwide, but only a small percentage of Americans think it's an emergency in their own communities.More >>
  • Vermont drug importation program will need federal approval

    Vermont drug importation program will need federal approval

    Thursday, May 17 2018 4:09 PM EDT2018-05-17 20:09:51 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 7:42 PM EDT2018-05-17 23:42:43 GMT
    Vermont's first-in-the-nation program to allow the wholesale importation of low-cost prescription drugs from Canada will need federal approval from skeptical Trump officials.More >>
    Vermont's first-in-the-nation program to allow the wholesale importation of low-cost prescription drugs from Canada will need federal approval from skeptical Trump officials.More >>
  • House OKs expansion of private care at VA, budget crisis fix

    House OKs expansion of private care at VA, budget crisis fix

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 12:08 PM EDT2018-05-16 16:08:45 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 7:23 PM EDT2018-05-17 23:23:03 GMT
    The House is set to give veterans more leeway to see doctors outside the Department of Veterans Affairs' health system.More >>
    The House is set to give veterans more leeway to see doctors outside the Department of Veterans Affairs' health system.More >>
  • Baby delivered from brain-damaged mother is OK, goes home

    Baby delivered from brain-damaged mother is OK, goes home

    Thursday, May 17 2018 11:43 AM EDT2018-05-17 15:43:01 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 7:22 PM EDT2018-05-17 23:22:59 GMT
    Doctors in Poland say that a girl delivered prematurely by cesarean section from a brain-damaged mother and then treated in hospital for months, has been discharged home in good condition.More >>
    Doctors in Poland say that a girl delivered prematurely by cesarean section from a brain-damaged mother and then treated in hospital for months, has been discharged home in good condition.More >>
  • AP Explains: Ebola reaches an urban area in Congo. What now?

    AP Explains: Ebola reaches an urban area in Congo. What now?

    Thursday, May 17 2018 8:11 AM EDT2018-05-17 12:11:07 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 7:22 PM EDT2018-05-17 23:22:47 GMT
    AP Explains: Ebola reaches an urban area in Congo, a city of more than 1 million. What now?.More >>
    AP Explains: Ebola reaches an urban area in Congo, a city of more than 1 million. What now?.More >>
  • EU takes 6 member states to court over air quality

    EU takes 6 member states to court over air quality

    Thursday, May 17 2018 12:39 PM EDT2018-05-17 16:39:55 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 7:22 PM EDT2018-05-17 23:22:38 GMT
    (AP Photo/Martin Meissner, File). FILE - In this Dec. 16, 2009 file photo, steam and smoke rise from a coal burning power plant in Gelsenkirchen, Germany. The European Union is taking six member states to court for exposing their citizens to too much a...(AP Photo/Martin Meissner, File). FILE - In this Dec. 16, 2009 file photo, steam and smoke rise from a coal burning power plant in Gelsenkirchen, Germany. The European Union is taking six member states to court for exposing their citizens to too much a...
    The European Union is taking six member states to court for exposing their citizens to too much air pollution.More >>
    The European Union is taking six member states to court for exposing their citizens to too much air pollution.More >>
  • A cancer screening flop: Few smokers seek free lung scans

    A cancer screening flop: Few smokers seek free lung scans

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 5:13 PM EDT2018-05-16 21:13:43 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 2:43 PM EDT2018-05-17 18:43:36 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jim Cole, File). FILE - In this June 3, 2010, file photo, Dr. Steven Birnbaum works with a patient in a CT scanner at Southern New Hampshire Medical Center in Nashua, N.H. According to a study released on Wednesday, May 16, 2018, less than 2 ...(AP Photo/Jim Cole, File). FILE - In this June 3, 2010, file photo, Dr. Steven Birnbaum works with a patient in a CT scanner at Southern New Hampshire Medical Center in Nashua, N.H. According to a study released on Wednesday, May 16, 2018, less than 2 ...
    Less than 2 percent of those eligible for lung cancer screening have sought it.More >>
    Less than 2 percent of those eligible for lung cancer screening have sought it.More >>
  • Shorter drug treatment OK for many breast cancer patients

    Shorter drug treatment OK for many breast cancer patients

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 5:09 PM EDT2018-05-16 21:09:21 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 2:13 PM EDT2018-05-17 18:13:08 GMT
    (F. Hoffmann-La Roche via AP). This undated image made available by F. Hoffmann-La Roche shows a vial of the company's Herceptin medication. According to a study released on Wednesday, May 16, 2018, many women with a common and aggressive form of breas...(F. Hoffmann-La Roche via AP). This undated image made available by F. Hoffmann-La Roche shows a vial of the company's Herceptin medication. According to a study released on Wednesday, May 16, 2018, many women with a common and aggressive form of breas...
    New research suggests that many women with a common and aggressive form of breast cancer that is treated with Herceptin can get by with six months of the drug instead of the usual 12.More >>
    New research suggests that many women with a common and aggressive form of breast cancer that is treated with Herceptin can get by with six months of the drug instead of the usual 12.More >>
  • FDA approves 1st nonopioid drug to ease withdrawal symptoms

    FDA approves 1st nonopioid drug to ease withdrawal symptoms

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 6:29 PM EDT2018-05-16 22:29:45 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 1:23 PM EDT2018-05-17 17:23:12 GMT
    (US WorldMeds via AP). This undated photo provided by US WorldMeds shows Lucemyra. Federal regulators have approved the first nonopioid treatment to ease withdrawal symptoms from quitting opioids.(US WorldMeds via AP). This undated photo provided by US WorldMeds shows Lucemyra. Federal regulators have approved the first nonopioid treatment to ease withdrawal symptoms from quitting opioids.
    FDA approves 1st nonopioid treatment to ease withdrawal symptoms.More >>
    FDA approves 1st nonopioid treatment to ease withdrawal symptoms.More >>
  • Cherokee Nation lauded for hepatitis C elimination effort

    Cherokee Nation lauded for hepatitis C elimination effort

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 12:42 AM EDT2018-05-16 04:42:23 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 12:23 PM EDT2018-05-17 16:23:03 GMT
    One of the largest Native American tribes is the first community in the US to implement a hepatitis C elimination program to treat its citizens; federal officials say the initiative could serve as a national model.More >>
    One of the largest Native American tribes is the first community in the US to implement a hepatitis C elimination program to treat its citizens; federal officials say the initiative could serve as a national model.More >>
  • Vermont positioned for cheaper Canadian prescription drugs

    Vermont positioned for cheaper Canadian prescription drugs

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 6:29 PM EDT2018-05-16 22:29:40 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 10:32 AM EDT2018-05-17 14:32:53 GMT
    Vermont has become the first state to create a program to import more affordable prescription drugs from Canada, but it's not clear whether it will happen because it needs federal approval and the White House has...More >>
    Vermont has become the first state to create a program to import more affordable prescription drugs from Canada, but it's not clear whether it will happen because it needs federal approval and the White House has not endorsed it.More >>
  • 6 US states accuse opioid maker Purdue of fueling overdoses

    6 US states accuse opioid maker Purdue of fueling overdoses

    Tuesday, May 15 2018 4:33 PM EDT2018-05-15 20:33:38 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 9:01 AM EDT2018-05-17 13:01:03 GMT
    (AP Photo/Toby Talbot, File). FILE - This Feb. 19, 2013, file photo shows OxyContin pills arranged for a photo at a pharmacy in Montpelier, Vt. Nevada and five other states are filing new lawsuits alleging that a pharmaceutical company used deceptive m...(AP Photo/Toby Talbot, File). FILE - This Feb. 19, 2013, file photo shows OxyContin pills arranged for a photo at a pharmacy in Montpelier, Vt. Nevada and five other states are filing new lawsuits alleging that a pharmaceutical company used deceptive m...
    Six U.S. states are accusing the maker of the opioid OxyContin of using deceptive marketing to boost drug sales that fueled opioid overdose deaths.More >>
    Six U.S. states are accusing the maker of the opioid OxyContin of using deceptive marketing to boost drug sales that fueled opioid overdose deaths.More >>
  • Judge to decide Florida ban on smokable medical marijuana

    Judge to decide Florida ban on smokable medical marijuana

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 7:09 PM EDT2018-05-16 23:09:18 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 7:22 AM EDT2018-05-17 11:22:12 GMT
    (AP Photo/Joe Reedy). John Morgan, who helped get Florida’s medical marijuana amendment on the ballot and passed in 2016, takes questions before a trial on whether the ban on smoking cannabis is allowed under the state constitution on Wednesday, May 16...(AP Photo/Joe Reedy). John Morgan, who helped get Florida’s medical marijuana amendment on the ballot and passed in 2016, takes questions before a trial on whether the ban on smoking cannabis is allowed under the state constitution on Wednesday, May 16...
    A Florida circuit court judge will soon decide if patients approved to use medical marijuana will be allowed to smoke it.More >>
    A Florida circuit court judge will soon decide if patients approved to use medical marijuana will be allowed to smoke it.More >>
  • State to defend California law allowing life-ending drugs

    State to defend California law allowing life-ending drugs

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 2:28 AM EDT2018-05-16 06:28:48 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 12:42 AM EDT2018-05-17 04:42:31 GMT
    (Niels Alpert via AP, File). FILE - In this Sunday, July 24, 2016, file photo provided by Niels Alpert, Betsy Davis smiles during her "Right To Die Party" in Ojai, Calif. Davis threw herself the party as she became one of the first to use a California ...(Niels Alpert via AP, File). FILE - In this Sunday, July 24, 2016, file photo provided by Niels Alpert, Betsy Davis smiles during her "Right To Die Party" in Ojai, Calif. Davis threw herself the party as she became one of the first to use a California ...
    Advocates say the terminally ill may suffer unnecessarily after a judge threw out a California law that allows adults to obtain a prescription for life-ending drugs.More >>
    Advocates say the terminally ill may suffer unnecessarily after a judge threw out a California law that allows adults to obtain a prescription for life-ending drugs.More >>
  • More US adults try vaping but current use is down, data show

    More US adults try vaping but current use is down, data show

    Tuesday, May 15 2018 11:50 AM EDT2018-05-15 15:50:40 GMT
    Wednesday, May 16 2018 11:12 PM EDT2018-05-17 03:12:14 GMT
    (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh, File). FILE - In this April 23, 2014 file photo, a man smokes an electronic cigarette in Chicago. A study released on Tuesday, May 15, 2018 found that one in seven U.S. adults have tried e-cigarettes, an increase in recent years o...(AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh, File). FILE - In this April 23, 2014 file photo, a man smokes an electronic cigarette in Chicago. A study released on Tuesday, May 15, 2018 found that one in seven U.S. adults have tried e-cigarettes, an increase in recent years o...
    New research shows 1 in 7 US adults has tried e-cigarettes but current use is down.More >>
    New research shows 1 in 7 US adults has tried e-cigarettes but current use is down.More >>
  • Trump pays return visit to recovering first lady at hospital

    Trump pays return visit to recovering first lady at hospital

    Tuesday, May 15 2018 12:24 AM EDT2018-05-15 04:24:17 GMT
    Wednesday, May 16 2018 7:01 PM EDT2018-05-16 23:01:42 GMT
    (AP Photo/Susan Walsh). In this May 7, 2018 photo, First lady Melania Trump speaks on her initiatives during an event in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington.  The White House says Melania Trump is hospitalized after undergoing a procedure ...(AP Photo/Susan Walsh). In this May 7, 2018 photo, First lady Melania Trump speaks on her initiatives during an event in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington. The White House says Melania Trump is hospitalized after undergoing a procedure ...
    White House officials say first lady Melania Trump is expected to remain hospitalized for the rest of the week following a "long-planned" procedure to treat a benign kidney condition.More >>
    White House officials say first lady Melania Trump is expected to remain hospitalized for the rest of the week following a "long-planned" procedure to treat a benign kidney condition.More >>
  • AP-NORC Poll: Young adults feel stress of long-term care

    AP-NORC Poll: Young adults feel stress of long-term care

    Tuesday, May 15 2018 8:14 AM EDT2018-05-15 12:14:45 GMT
    Wednesday, May 16 2018 6:41 PM EDT2018-05-16 22:41:42 GMT
    (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File). FILE - In this April 14, 2016, file photo, a son, at right, holds his mother's hand at her nursing home in Michigan. Most young adults haven’t given much thought to their own needs as they get older, but a significant nu...(AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File). FILE - In this April 14, 2016, file photo, a son, at right, holds his mother's hand at her nursing home in Michigan. Most young adults haven’t given much thought to their own needs as they get older, but a significant nu...
    Most young adults haven't given much thought to their own needs as they get older, but a significant number are already providing long-term care for older loved ones.More >>
    Most young adults haven't given much thought to their own needs as they get older, but a significant number are already providing long-term care for older loved ones.More >>
  • Congo's health ministry says doses of Ebola vaccine arrive

    Congo's health ministry says doses of Ebola vaccine arrive

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 8:51 AM EDT2018-05-16 12:51:41 GMT
    Wednesday, May 16 2018 6:41 PM EDT2018-05-16 22:41:27 GMT
    Congo's health ministry says 4,000 doses of Ebola vaccine arrive amid latest outbreak.More >>
    Congo's health ministry says 4,000 doses of Ebola vaccine arrive amid latest outbreak.More >>
  • Report finds cases of STDs reach all-time high in California

    Report finds cases of STDs reach all-time high in California

    Monday, May 14 2018 10:04 PM EDT2018-05-15 02:04:06 GMT
    Wednesday, May 16 2018 6:13 PM EDT2018-05-16 22:13:05 GMT
    (AP Photo/Nick Ut, File). FILE - This April 1, 2016 file photos shows a billboard above a gas station that reads "Feel The Burn," a play on then-presidential candidate Bernie Sanders' campaign slogan, "Feel The Bern." It's actually promoting testing fo...(AP Photo/Nick Ut, File). FILE - This April 1, 2016 file photos shows a billboard above a gas station that reads "Feel The Burn," a play on then-presidential candidate Bernie Sanders' campaign slogan, "Feel The Bern." It's actually promoting testing fo...
    A California report finds the number of cases of sexually transmitted diseases in the state reached a record high in 2017.More >>
    A California report finds the number of cases of sexually transmitted diseases in the state reached a record high in 2017.More >>
  • French women criticize proposed sexual violence bill

    French women criticize proposed sexual violence bill

    Monday, May 14 2018 9:17 AM EDT2018-05-14 13:17:16 GMT
    Wednesday, May 16 2018 5:23 PM EDT2018-05-16 21:23:17 GMT
    France's lower house of parliament on Monday starts debating a bill to fight sexual and gender-based violence, in the wake of the #MeToo movement.More >>
    France's lower house of parliament on Monday starts debating a bill to fight sexual and gender-based violence, in the wake of the #MeToo movement.More >>
  • Trump's prescription to reduce drug prices takes small steps

    Trump's prescription to reduce drug prices takes small steps

    Saturday, May 12 2018 12:52 AM EDT2018-05-12 04:52:00 GMT
    Wednesday, May 16 2018 10:32 AM EDT2018-05-16 14:32:22 GMT
    (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). President Donald Trump speaks during an event about prescription drug prices with Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar, left, in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, Friday, May 11, 2018.(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). President Donald Trump speaks during an event about prescription drug prices with Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar, left, in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, Friday, May 11, 2018.
    Trump says long-awaited plan for reducing drug prices is most sweeping in history, but it takes small steps.More >>
    Trump says long-awaited plan for reducing drug prices is most sweeping in history, but it takes small steps.More >>
  • The Latest: Trump visits first lady at Walter Reed hospital

    The Latest: Trump visits first lady at Walter Reed hospital

    Tuesday, May 15 2018 9:05 AM EDT2018-05-15 13:05:10 GMT
    Wednesday, May 16 2018 8:31 AM EDT2018-05-16 12:31:54 GMT
    (AP Photo/Susan Walsh). In this May 7, 2018 photo, First lady Melania Trump speaks on her initiatives during an event in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington.  The White House says Melania Trump is hospitalized after undergoing a procedure ...(AP Photo/Susan Walsh). In this May 7, 2018 photo, First lady Melania Trump speaks on her initiatives during an event in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington. The White House says Melania Trump is hospitalized after undergoing a procedure ...
    President Donald Trump tweets his wife, Melania, will remain hospitalized for two to three days, recuperating for undisclosed, noncancerous kidney condition.More >>
    President Donald Trump tweets his wife, Melania, will remain hospitalized for two to three days, recuperating for undisclosed, noncancerous kidney condition.More >>
  • Judge tosses California law allowing life-ending drugs

    Judge tosses California law allowing life-ending drugs

    Tuesday, May 15 2018 6:21 PM EDT2018-05-15 22:21:06 GMT
    Wednesday, May 16 2018 1:31 AM EDT2018-05-16 05:31:39 GMT
    California judge says Legislature unconstitutionally enacted 2016 state law allowing the terminally ill to end their lives.More >>
    California judge says Legislature unconstitutionally enacted 2016 state law allowing the terminally ill to end their lives.More >>
  • Alfie Evans, toddler at center of legal storm, laid to rest

    Alfie Evans, toddler at center of legal storm, laid to rest

    Monday, May 14 2018 12:46 PM EDT2018-05-14 16:46:45 GMT
    Tuesday, May 15 2018 10:50 PM EDT2018-05-16 02:50:36 GMT
    (Andrew Price/PA via AP). Flowers, pictures and messages left outside Everton's Goodison Park as the cortege of Alfie Evans goes past the ground in Liverpool, England, Monday, May 14, 2018. Kate James and Tom Evans said their son's death on Saturday, A...(Andrew Price/PA via AP). Flowers, pictures and messages left outside Everton's Goodison Park as the cortege of Alfie Evans goes past the ground in Liverpool, England, Monday, May 14, 2018. Kate James and Tom Evans said their son's death on Saturday, A...
    Hundreds of mourners have gathered in Liverpool to say goodbye to toddler Alfie Evans, whose parents' legal battle to maintain life support sparked a debate about medical ethics.More >>
    Hundreds of mourners have gathered in Liverpool to say goodbye to toddler Alfie Evans, whose parents' legal battle to maintain life support sparked a debate about medical ethics.More >>
  • Ireland's leader apologizes for cervical cancer scandal

    Ireland's leader apologizes for cervical cancer scandal

    Saturday, May 12 2018 6:12 AM EDT2018-05-12 10:12:05 GMT
    Tuesday, May 15 2018 5:13 PM EDT2018-05-15 21:13:40 GMT
    Ireland's prime minister has apologized and pledged an investigation into the controversy over inaccurate cervical cancer screening tests.More >>
    Ireland's prime minister has apologized and pledged an investigation into the controversy over inaccurate cervical cancer screening tests.More >>
  • Patients, health care workers call for affordable insulin

    Patients, health care workers call for affordable insulin

    Saturday, May 12 2018 12:22 PM EDT2018-05-12 16:22:14 GMT
    Tuesday, May 15 2018 1:30 PM EDT2018-05-15 17:30:32 GMT
    Activists are rallying in Massachusetts, demanding more affordable insulin.More >>
    Activists are rallying in Massachusetts, demanding more affordable insulin.More >>
  • Cancer docs feel unprepared, but recommend marijuana anyway

    Cancer docs feel unprepared, but recommend marijuana anyway

    Thursday, May 10 2018 4:11 PM EDT2018-05-10 20:11:23 GMT
    Tuesday, May 15 2018 11:11 AM EDT2018-05-15 15:11:05 GMT
    (AP Photo/Seth Perlman, File). FILE - This Sept. 15, 2015 file photo shows marijuana plants a few weeks away from harvest in a medical marijuana cultivation center in Albion, Ill. A survey of U.S. cancer doctors released on Thursday, May 10, 2018, find...(AP Photo/Seth Perlman, File). FILE - This Sept. 15, 2015 file photo shows marijuana plants a few weeks away from harvest in a medical marijuana cultivation center in Albion, Ill. A survey of U.S. cancer doctors released on Thursday, May 10, 2018, find...
    Survey finds that nearly half of U.S. cancer doctors say they've recently recommended medical marijuana to patients.More >>
    Survey finds that nearly half of U.S. cancer doctors say they've recently recommended medical marijuana to patients.More >>
  • San Francisco's many free syringes are littering its streets

    San Francisco's many free syringes are littering its streets

    Thursday, May 10 2018 8:22 PM EDT2018-05-11 00:22:36 GMT
    Tuesday, May 15 2018 9:09 AM EDT2018-05-15 13:09:42 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu). A used syringe is shown on a sidewalk in San Francisco, Thursday, May 10, 2018. The city of San Francisco hands out millions of syringes a year to drug users but has little control over how they are later discarded and that's cont...(AP Photo/Jeff Chiu). A used syringe is shown on a sidewalk in San Francisco, Thursday, May 10, 2018. The city of San Francisco hands out millions of syringes a year to drug users but has little control over how they are later discarded and that's cont...
    The city of San Francisco hands out millions of syringes a year to drug users but has little control over how they are later discarded and that's contributing to dirty streets and thousands of complaints.More >>
    The city of San Francisco hands out millions of syringes a year to drug users but has little control over how they are later discarded and that's contributing to dirty streets and thousands of complaints.More >>
  • Italian researchers develop lighter, cheaper robotic hand

    Italian researchers develop lighter, cheaper robotic hand

    Thursday, May 10 2018 11:51 AM EDT2018-05-10 15:51:38 GMT
    Tuesday, May 15 2018 8:19 AM EDT2018-05-15 12:19:19 GMT
    (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia). Marco Zambelli shows his prosthetic hand during an interview with the Associated Press in Rome Thursday, May 10, 2018. An Italian government-funded research institute and prosthetic maker unveiled a new robotic hand that the...(AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia). Marco Zambelli shows his prosthetic hand during an interview with the Associated Press in Rome Thursday, May 10, 2018. An Italian government-funded research institute and prosthetic maker unveiled a new robotic hand that the...
    Italian researchers have unveiled a new robotic hand they say allows users to grip objects with more precision and featuring a design that will lower significantly the cost of such an electric prosthetic.More >>
    Italian researchers have unveiled a new robotic hand they say allows users to grip objects with more precision and featuring a design that will lower significantly the cost of such an electric prosthetic.More >>
  • Study finds little bang for the buck in Zika blood testing

    Study finds little bang for the buck in Zika blood testing

    Wednesday, May 9 2018 5:21 PM EDT2018-05-09 21:21:46 GMT
    Monday, May 14 2018 10:06 PM EDT2018-05-15 02:06:17 GMT
    (Cynthia Goldsmith/CDC via AP). FILE - This 2016 digitally-colorized electron microscope image made available by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows the Zika virus, in red, about 40 nanometers in diameter. According to a study released...(Cynthia Goldsmith/CDC via AP). FILE - This 2016 digitally-colorized electron microscope image made available by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows the Zika virus, in red, about 40 nanometers in diameter. According to a study released...
    Screening millions of blood donations for the Zika virus netted only a few infections, new study says.More >>
    Screening millions of blood donations for the Zika virus netted only a few infections, new study says.More >>
  • UN health agency aims to wipe out trans fats worldwide

    UN health agency aims to wipe out trans fats worldwide

    Monday, May 14 2018 6:44 AM EDT2018-05-14 10:44:14 GMT
    Monday, May 14 2018 4:59 PM EDT2018-05-14 20:59:03 GMT
    The World Health Organization has released a plan to help countries wipe out transfats from the global food supply.More >>
    The World Health Organization has released a plan to help countries wipe out transfats from the global food supply.More >>
  • California, Florida stem cell clinics target of US lawsuit

    California, Florida stem cell clinics target of US lawsuit

    Wednesday, May 9 2018 8:11 PM EDT2018-05-10 00:11:21 GMT
    Monday, May 14 2018 4:38 PM EDT2018-05-14 20:38:10 GMT
    Prosecutors in California and Florida have sued to stop two companies from providing stem cell treatments, alleging the clinics marketed their procedures as remedies for ailments including cancer and heart disease...More >>
    Prosecutors in California and Florida have sued to stop two companies from providing stem cell treatments, alleging the clinics marketed their procedures as remedies for ailments including cancer and heart disease without proof of safety and efficacy.More >>
  • Australian, 104, dies in assisted suicide in Switzerland

    Australian, 104, dies in assisted suicide in Switzerland

    Thursday, May 10 2018 7:51 AM EDT2018-05-10 11:51:41 GMT
    Monday, May 14 2018 10:47 AM EDT2018-05-14 14:47:33 GMT
    (Georgios Kefalas/Keystone via AP). 104-year-old Australian scientist David Goodall speaks during a press conference a day before his assisted suicide in Basel, Switzerland, on Wednesday, May 9, 2018.(Georgios Kefalas/Keystone via AP). 104-year-old Australian scientist David Goodall speaks during a press conference a day before his assisted suicide in Basel, Switzerland, on Wednesday, May 9, 2018.
    A right-to-die group says 104-year-old Australian biologist David Goodall has ended his life in Switzerland.More >>
    A right-to-die group says 104-year-old Australian biologist David Goodall has ended his life in Switzerland.More >>
  • Ebola vaccines to be shipped to Congo, WHO chief says

    Ebola vaccines to be shipped to Congo, WHO chief says

    Friday, May 11 2018 8:01 AM EDT2018-05-11 12:01:54 GMT
    Monday, May 14 2018 6:48 AM EDT2018-05-14 10:48:21 GMT
    WHO chief: Ebola vaccines to be shipped to Congo 'as quickly as possible' as suspected cases rise.More >>
    WHO chief: Ebola vaccines to be shipped to Congo 'as quickly as possible' as suspected cases rise.More >>
  • Romaine lettuce outbreak update: 149 sick in 29 states

    Romaine lettuce outbreak update: 149 sick in 29 states

    Wednesday, May 9 2018 3:11 PM EDT2018-05-09 19:11:18 GMT
    Saturday, May 12 2018 6:44 AM EDT2018-05-12 10:44:04 GMT
    (Steve Campbell/Houston Chronicle via AP). FILE - This undated photo shows romaine lettuce in Houston. On Wednesday, May 9, 2018, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention updated its numbers on the outbreak Wednesday, revealing that 149 people ha...(Steve Campbell/Houston Chronicle via AP). FILE - This undated photo shows romaine lettuce in Houston. On Wednesday, May 9, 2018, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention updated its numbers on the outbreak Wednesday, revealing that 149 people ha...
    A food poisoning outbreak linked to romaine lettuce has now spread to four more states.More >>
    A food poisoning outbreak linked to romaine lettuce has now spread to four more states.More >>
  • Few teeth in Trump's prescription to reduce drug prices

    Few teeth in Trump's prescription to reduce drug prices

    Friday, May 11 2018 1:01 AM EDT2018-05-11 05:01:30 GMT
    Saturday, May 12 2018 12:55 AM EDT2018-05-12 04:55:53 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File). FILE - In this Friday, July 8, 2016 file photo, a prescription is filled at a pharmacy in Sacramento, Calif. On Friday, May 11 2018, Trump is scheduled to give his first speech on how his administration will seek to l...(AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File). FILE - In this Friday, July 8, 2016 file photo, a prescription is filled at a pharmacy in Sacramento, Calif. On Friday, May 11 2018, Trump is scheduled to give his first speech on how his administration will seek to l...
    President Donald Trump is poised to give his first speech on lowering drug prices Friday after more than a year of promises to bring down the prices Americans pay for prescriptions.More >>
    President Donald Trump is poised to give his first speech on lowering drug prices Friday after more than a year of promises to bring down the prices Americans pay for prescriptions.More >>
  • Judge overseeing opioid suits seeks steps to address crisis

    Judge overseeing opioid suits seeks steps to address crisis

    Thursday, May 10 2018 12:21 AM EDT2018-05-10 04:21:36 GMT
    Saturday, May 12 2018 12:55 AM EDT2018-05-12 04:55:30 GMT
    A federal judge hoping to settle hundreds of lawsuits filed by government entities over the opioid crisis is planning a brief open-court session as settlement talks continue.More >>
    A federal judge hoping to settle hundreds of lawsuits filed by government entities over the opioid crisis is planning a brief open-court session as settlement talks continue.More >>
  • The Latest: Trump unveils plan to reduce drug prices

    The Latest: Trump unveils plan to reduce drug prices

    Friday, May 11 2018 2:31 PM EDT2018-05-11 18:31:46 GMT
    Saturday, May 12 2018 12:53 AM EDT2018-05-12 04:53:28 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File). FILE - In this Friday, July 8, 2016 file photo, a prescription is filled at a pharmacy in Sacramento, Calif. On Friday, May 11 2018, Trump is scheduled to give his first speech on how his administration will seek to l...(AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File). FILE - In this Friday, July 8, 2016 file photo, a prescription is filled at a pharmacy in Sacramento, Calif. On Friday, May 11 2018, Trump is scheduled to give his first speech on how his administration will seek to l...
    Trump's long-awaited plan for drug prices won't include campaign pledge to use Medicare negotiating power.More >>
    Trump's long-awaited plan for drug prices won't include campaign pledge to use Medicare negotiating power.More >>
  • Congo announces 1st death amid Ebola outbreak in northwest

    Congo announces 1st death amid Ebola outbreak in northwest

    Thursday, May 10 2018 9:52 AM EDT2018-05-10 13:52:17 GMT
    Friday, May 11 2018 2:35 PM EDT2018-05-11 18:35:06 GMT
    5 new suspected Ebola cases reported in Congo's northwest, hospital director says.More >>
    5 new suspected Ebola cases reported in Congo's northwest, hospital director says.More >>
  • In taking on high drug prices, Trump faces a complex nemesis

    In taking on high drug prices, Trump faces a complex nemesis

    Thursday, May 10 2018 4:21 PM EDT2018-05-10 20:21:19 GMT
    Friday, May 11 2018 1:08 AM EDT2018-05-11 05:08:01 GMT
    President Donald Trump is poised to give his first speech on lowering drug prices Friday after more than a year of promises to bring down the prices Americans pay for prescriptions.More >>
    President Donald Trump is poised to give his first speech on lowering drug prices Friday after more than a year of promises to bring down the prices Americans pay for prescriptions.More >>
  • Action 'shortly' on solvent after Pruitt and families meet

    Action 'shortly' on solvent after Pruitt and families meet

    Thursday, May 10 2018 10:11 AM EDT2018-05-10 14:11:50 GMT
    Thursday, May 10 2018 8:13 PM EDT2018-05-11 00:13:58 GMT
    The Environmental Protection Agency is promising quick action on new restrictions for a widely sold solvent used for paint stripping.More >>
    The Environmental Protection Agency is promising quick action on new restrictions for a widely sold solvent used for paint stripping.More >>
  • Court asked to levy fines for misconduct in lab scandal

    Court asked to levy fines for misconduct in lab scandal

    Tuesday, May 8 2018 12:17 AM EDT2018-05-08 04:17:21 GMT
    Thursday, May 10 2018 5:38 PM EDT2018-05-10 21:38:06 GMT
    (Don Treeger/The Republican via AP, Pool, File). FILE - In this Jan. 22, 2013, file photo, Sonja Farak, left, stands during her arraignment at Eastern Hampshire District Court in Belchertown, Mass. The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court will hear arg...(Don Treeger/The Republican via AP, Pool, File). FILE - In this Jan. 22, 2013, file photo, Sonja Farak, left, stands during her arraignment at Eastern Hampshire District Court in Belchertown, Mass. The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court will hear arg...
    Massachusetts' highest court is set to consider whether to toss more convictions linked to a former chemist who authorities say was high almost every day she worked at a state drug lab for eight years.More >>
    Massachusetts' highest court is set to consider whether to toss more convictions linked to a former chemist who authorities say was high almost every day she worked at a state drug lab for eight years.More >>
  • CDC boss gets $165,300 pay cut from record-setting salary

    CDC boss gets $165,300 pay cut from record-setting salary

    Tuesday, May 8 2018 11:19 PM EDT2018-05-09 03:19:27 GMT
    Thursday, May 10 2018 4:22 PM EDT2018-05-10 20:22:47 GMT
    (Tracey Brown/University of Maryland School of Medicine via AP, File). FILE - This undated file photo provided by the University of Maryland School of Medicine in March 2018 shows Dr. Robert Redfield Jr. The government is paying Redfield $375,000 a yea...(Tracey Brown/University of Maryland School of Medicine via AP, File). FILE - This undated file photo provided by the University of Maryland School of Medicine in March 2018 shows Dr. Robert Redfield Jr. The government is paying Redfield $375,000 a yea...
    The new head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has gotten a big salary reduction.More >>
    The new head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has gotten a big salary reduction.More >>
  • UK makes it harder for officials to get patient data

    UK makes it harder for officials to get patient data

    Wednesday, May 9 2018 1:51 PM EDT2018-05-09 17:51:27 GMT
    Thursday, May 10 2018 3:53 PM EDT2018-05-10 19:53:27 GMT
    Britain's government says it has modified a controversial data-sharing agreement that allowed officials to track down people who might have broken immigration rules based on information collected by doctors.More >>
    Britain's government says it has modified a controversial data-sharing agreement that allowed officials to track down people who might have broken immigration rules based on information collected by doctors.More >>
  • Duped patients crowdfund for bogus medical care, study says

    Duped patients crowdfund for bogus medical care, study says

    Tuesday, May 8 2018 11:09 AM EDT2018-05-08 15:09:13 GMT
    Thursday, May 10 2018 11:54 AM EDT2018-05-10 15:54:49 GMT
    New research suggests duped patients are using online crowdfunding for bogus stem cell treatments.More >>
    New research suggests duped patients are using online crowdfunding for bogus stem cell treatments.More >>
  • US panel leaves prostate screening up to men, their doctors

    US panel leaves prostate screening up to men, their doctors

    Tuesday, May 8 2018 11:37 AM EDT2018-05-08 15:37:23 GMT
    Thursday, May 10 2018 9:53 AM EDT2018-05-10 13:53:17 GMT
    US health panel that once opposed prostate screening now says it is up to men and their doctors.More >>
    US health panel that once opposed prostate screening now says it is up to men and their doctors.More >>
  • Facebook bans foreign ads in Ireland abortion referendum

    Facebook bans foreign ads in Ireland abortion referendum

    Tuesday, May 8 2018 9:45 AM EDT2018-05-08 13:45:12 GMT
    Thursday, May 10 2018 9:05 AM EDT2018-05-10 13:05:11 GMT
    Facebook says it is banning foreign advertisements related to Ireland's abortion referendum, amid concerns that North American groups are trying to influence the campaign.More >>
    Facebook says it is banning foreign advertisements related to Ireland's abortion referendum, amid concerns that North American groups are trying to influence the campaign.More >>
  • 'Ode to Joy': 104-year-old sings cheerily on eve of suicide

    'Ode to Joy': 104-year-old sings cheerily on eve of suicide

    Wednesday, May 9 2018 2:51 PM EDT2018-05-09 18:51:19 GMT
    Thursday, May 10 2018 1:05 AM EDT2018-05-10 05:05:00 GMT
    (Georgios Kefalas/Keystone via AP). Philip Nitschke, founder and director of the pro-euthanasia group Exit International, 104-year-old Australian scientist David Goodall and lawyer Moritz Gall, from left, attenda press conference a day before Goodall's...(Georgios Kefalas/Keystone via AP). Philip Nitschke, founder and director of the pro-euthanasia group Exit International, 104-year-old Australian scientist David Goodall and lawyer Moritz Gall, from left, attenda press conference a day before Goodall's...
    A 104-year-old Australian man who is set to take his life in Switzerland on Thursday cheerily sang a few bars of Beethoven's Ninth Symphony as he told reporters that assisted suicide should be more widely available.More >>
    A 104-year-old Australian man who is set to take his life in Switzerland on Thursday cheerily sang a few bars of Beethoven's Ninth Symphony as he told reporters that assisted suicide should be more widely available.More >>
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