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BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Among the 1,800 inmates in Louisiana's second-largest prison is a man Corrections Secretary Jimmy LeBlanc describes as "the bubble boy." Last year, the unidentified prisoner's medical expenses cost about $1.1 million. That and other health issues...
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Among the 1,800 inmates in Louisiana's second-largest prison is a man Corrections Secretary Jimmy LeBlanc describes as "the bubble boy." Last year, the unidentified prisoner's medical expenses cost about $1.1 million. That and other health issues...
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A new Louisiana law that provides a medical-furlough program for inmates could save the state millions in annual medical costs — if a proposed overhaul of the national health care system doesn't end Medicaid expansion in the state. The legislation allows...
GLOUCESTER, Mass. (AP) — The city is seeing more heroin overdoses today than it did two years ago when it introduced a unique amnesty program replicated by hundreds of police departments across the nation that encourages addicts to turn in their drugs to police without fear of...
GLOUCESTER, Mass. (AP) — The city is seeing more heroin overdoses today than it did two years ago when it introduced a unique amnesty program replicated by hundreds of police departments across the nation that encourages addicts to turn in their drugs to police without fear of...
LONDON (AP) — Chris Gard says his son Charlie won't live to see his first birthday, which is less than two weeks away.
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The United States government says the HIV epidemic is "coming under control" in the country with the world's highest prevalence of HIV, Swaziland. Monday's statement by the U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief, or PEPFAR, says new HIV infections in...
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The United States government says the HIV epidemic is "coming under control" in the country with the world's highest prevalence of HIV, Swaziland. Monday's statement by the U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief, or PEPFAR, says new HIV infections in...
A South African girl born with the AIDS virus has kept her infection suppressed for more than eight years after stopping anti-HIV medicines — more evidence that early treatment can occasionally cause a long remission that, if it lasts, would be a form of cure. Her case was...