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HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Methamphetamines continue to make an alarming surge in Montana, as law enforcement, health officials and communities struggle to address the problem. Panelists at a drug summit convened Saturday by the Montana Legislature said resources are being strained...
NEW YORK (AP) — Fifty years ago, mumps was once a childhood rite of passage of puffy cheeks and swollen jaws. That all changed with the arrival of a vaccine in the late 1960s, and mumps nearly disappeared. But now the U.S. is in the midst of one of the largest surges in decades...
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Dale Earnhardt Jr. was confident NASCAR took the right step Friday when it beefed up its concussion protocol by adding a consistent screening rule at all venues. "Good to see progress being made and implemented. Health and safety is top priority,"...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Even infants can have conversations with mom or dad. Their turn just tends to involve a smile or some gibberish instead of words. That's a key lesson from programs that are coaching parents to talk more with their babies — and recording their attempts. At issue...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Karen Pence wants people to know that art therapy isn't exactly arts and crafts. The wife of Vice President Mike Pence has been a passionate advocate of art therapy for many years, including during her service as first lady of Indiana. Now, she hopes to use her...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Even young infants can have conversations with mom or dad. Their turn just tends to involve a smile or babble instead of words. That's a key lesson from programs that are coaching parents to talk more with their babies — and recording their attempts. Low-income...
ROCHESTER, Minn. (AP) — He'd been waiting for this day, and when his doctor handed him the mirror, Andy Sandness stared at his image and absorbed the enormity of the moment: He had a new face, one that had belonged to another man. His father and his brother, joined by several...
DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania (AP) — Tanzania's government has stopped 40 privately run health centers from providing AIDS-related services, accusing them of catering to homosexuals. Health Minister Ummy Mwalimu said Thursday the government believes that non-governmental organizations...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Karen Pence wants people to know that art therapy isn't exactly arts and crafts. The wife of Vice President Mike Pence has been a passionate advocate of art therapy for many years, including during her service as first lady of Indiana. Now, she hopes to use her...